Qmmp 1.4.0 Released with Sleep Mode Inhibition, Socks5 Proxy Support

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, qt-based audio player with winamp like user interface, released version 1.4.0 last night with lots of changes.

Qmmp 1.4.0 is a big release that features YouTube plugin, sleep mode inhibition plugin, socks5 proxy support, and much more other changes including:

  • add feature to auto-hide empty service menus.
  • add option to disable two passes for equalizer.
  • add fast mute function for most output plugins.
  • add shared CUE parser.
  • added feature to transit between playlists.
  • add SOCKS5 proxy support.
  • added Ogg Opus support in the ReplayGain scanner.
  • improve qsui plugin, ffmpeg plugin, lyrics, cdaudio plugin, m3u support.


How to Install Qmmp 1.4.0 in Ubuntu:

The official Qmmp PPA has made the packages for Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 16.04.

1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Input your password (no asterisk feedback while typing) and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version exists on your system, upgrade Qmmp using Software Updater:

Or run commands to install or upgrade Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack


You can manage the PPA repository via Software & Updates utility, under Other Software tab.

To remove Qmmp music player, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove qmmp qmmp-*