Tomahawk: search & play music

Have you ever wanted to listen to a song badly only to find out that it is not on your hard disk? Tomahawk is a powerful music player that can fetch the best quality audio for the song you search and play it for you. It looks up a number of web services to find the music. It can play audio files on your device too. Tomahawk uses Qt project’s Phonon multimedia framework to play music. It’s also a social music player where you can discover what your friends are tuned to.


  • Supported services:
    > Spotify
    > Beats Music
    > Google Play Music
    > Soundcloud
    > Grooveshark
    > Owncloud
    > and many more to make sure you get your tune
  • Polished look and feel
  • Connect to your friends to browse and play their libraries, playlists and stations
  • Create custom stations
  • Multiplatform. Supports Linux, Windows, mac and Android.


To install Tomahawk on Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tomahawk/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tomahawk

Note that Tomahawk has a overwhelming number of dependencies, a drawback in my opinion.

Webpage: Tomahawk

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