How to Install Google Play Music Manager in Ubuntu 16.04

Google Music Play Manager

This is a quick tip for those who want to install the Google Play Music Manager app in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS using the official Google repository.

1. To get started, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add Google the repository:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/musicmanager/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-musicmanager.list'

Type in your password when it asks. No visual feedback, just type in mind and hit enter.

Google Music Manager Repository

2. Install the key via command:

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

3. After that, use Synaptic Package Manager to refresh package index and install the software:

Install Google Music Manager

Or just run the commands below one by one:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install google-musicmanager-beta

For those who don’t want to add the repository, you can grab the .deb installer from direct link below:

Google Music Manager 32bit DEB

Google Music Manager 64bit DEB

Finally launch the manager from Dash:

launch-googlemusicmanager

Follow the startup wizard and enjoy!

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.
  • Chad Marcum

    I love you so much for this.