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Install Flatpak and Friends

  • Flatpak is a cross-distribution framework for distribution and running of sandboxed applications. It is available in the Arch Linux Extra repository.
  • XDG Desktop Portal provides Nuvola Apps with desktop integration. It is available in the Arch Linux Extra repository.
  • Run pacman -Sy flatpak xdg-desktop-portal-gtk as root/sudo.
  • Then restart your computer to add Flatpak paths alongside the system ones. Otherwise, you may see strange errors. Unfortunately, just logging out and logging in is not enough.

Purge Old Nuvola Installations

If you used Nuvola in the past, it is necessary to purge the old installation. Otherwise, compatibility issues may occur. Run following commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove nuvolaplayer*
rm -rf ~/.cache/nuvolaplayer3
rm -rf ~/.local/share/nuvolaplayer3
rm -rf ~/.config/nuvolaplayer3
rm -f ~/.local/share/applications/nuvolaplayer3*

Install Nuvola Apps Runtime

Run flatpak install --from https://nuvola.tiliado.eu/eu.tiliado.Nuvola.flatpakref (as a regular user without sudo/root rights).

Launch Nuvola Apps Runtime

You should be able to find Nuvola Apps in a list of installed applications. Alternatively, you can launch Nuvola Apps from terminal:

flatpak run eu.tiliado.Nuvola

Install Individual Apps

Web App Version Maintainer
8tracks 5.2 Jiří Janoušek
Amazon Cloud Player 5.5 Andrew Stubbs
BBC iPlayer 1.3 Andrew Stubbs
Bandcamp 2.2 Jiří Janoušek
Deezer 2.7 Jiří Janoušek
Google Calendar 1.2 Jiří Janoušek
Google Play Music 6.0 Jiří Janoušek
Groove 2.0 Joel Cumberland
Jango 2.3 Stefano Bagnatica
Jupiter Broadcasting 1.1 Andrew Stubbs
KEXP Live Stream 1.2 Michael Nye
Logitech Media Server 2.2 Steffen Coenen
Mixcloud 3.2 Samuel Mansour
Plex Music 1.3 SkyghiS
Pocket Casts 1.0 Jiří Janoušek
SiriusXM 1.3 Jiří Janoušek
SoundCloud 1.3 KiXaM
Spotify 2.4 Michael Nye
TuneIn 1.3 Aurélien Jabot
Yandex Music 1.4 Jiří Janoušek
YouTube 1.3 Joel Cumberland
ownCloud Music 1.2 Jiří Janoušek