Index → Install Nuvola Player

Install Flatpak and Friends

  • Flatpak is a cross-distribution framework for distribution and running of sandboxed applications. Follow official quick setup instructions or build it from the source code.
  • XDG Desktop Portal provides Nuvola Player with desktop integration. Install it with your package manager or build it from the source code.
  • GNOME Software provides Nuvola Player makes the browsing and installation of Flatpaks easier. Install it with your package manager or build it from the source code.
  • 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.

Add Flathub and Nuvola Player Repositories

The Flathub repository provides GNOME Platform runtime, which is used by Nuvola to share common dependencies with other Flatpak apps to reduce disk & memory usage. The Nuvola Player repository contains Nuvola Player Service and individual integration scripts.

  1. Click to install Flathub repository with GNOME Software
  2. Click to install Nuvola Player repository with GNOME Software
  3. Refresh GNOME Software package cache: Launch GNOME Software → switch to the Updates screen → click the Refresh button in the top left corner.

Alternatively, launch a Linux terminal emulator, type flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://dl.flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo, flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists nuvola https://dl.tiliado.eu/flatpak/nuvola.flatpakrepo, and flatpak update.

Install Nuvola Player Service

Nuvola Player Service is an optional background service that provides integration scripts with global shared resources such as a global configuration storage, global keyboard shortcuts, a HTTP remote control server, and a command-line controller. While this service is optional, the installation is recommended.

In order to install Nuvola Player Service with GNOME Software, launch GNOME Software, search for Nuvola Player Service and finally click the Install button.

Alternatively, launch a Linux terminal emulator, type flatpak install nuvola eu.tiliado.Nuvola and press the Enter key to install this package.

Install integration scripts