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MPlayer adds daily build PPA for Ubuntu users

A new testing PPA for MPlayer – the robust media player for Linux – is now available for Ubuntu users to install from.

This testing PPA will allow uses wishing to easily test the latest features, fixes – and bugs – present in MPlayers development versions.

Writing on the MPlayer blog the team said: –

“As a special service for Ubuntu users, the mplayer project now provides packages for various versions of Ubuntu. The packages are built twice a week from SVN trunk and run independently of your system libraries.”

Install the Mplayer Daily Build PPA

The PPA is available for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid through to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:motumedia/mplayer-daily

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mplayer

Jonathan Via Tips