Dear linux geek,
In this article we will teach you how to play your music from the terminal. The tool we will use is mplayer.
mplayer is a movie player and encoder for linux. It runs on many other platforms and can play the following files:
Playing music from the terminal makes you feel special. You don't need GUI application and a mouse, only a terminal and your keyboard.
1. Install mplayer in Ubuntu with the following command.
sudo apt-get install mplayer
2. After the installation is finished, open a new terminal and run the following command to play your songs.
3. Enjoy it! Do you feel a smarter linux geek now?