Thursday, December 27, 2012

SMPlayer 0.8.3 Fixes Youtube Video Playback Problems - Ubuntu/Linux Mint

SMPlayer has been updated to version 0.8.3 recently which fixes YouTube playback problems. As a reminder, SMPlayer is a front-end for MPlayer capable of playing almost any media formats without the need to install any external codecs because it comes with built-in codecs. You can also use SMPlayer to search, play and download YouTube videos.

The PPA below is available for the following Ubuntu/Linux Mint distros:

  • Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12
SMPlayer 0.8.3 Installation

To install SMPlayer 0.8.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open the terminal and enter these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smtube

SMPlayer Removal

To uninstall SMPlayer from your computer, enter these commands:

sudo apt-get remove smplayer* 
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:rvm/smplayer 
sudo apt-get update

SMPlayer Home Page