Do you use Google Play Music on your Android? If so, then we have good news for you. A developer named Samuel Attard has created one version of Google Play Music for desktop, So you don’t have to touch yours smartphone to access this Gran G service. Now you can do it from your computer with this open source, lightweight, free and fully cross-platform client.
Google has a reputation for do not create applications for Linux unless it is Chrome OS, So as always the operating system users of the penguin in general, and Ubuntu in particular, we have to resort to third-party solutions. In any case, this Google Play Music for desktop is being updated regularly and includes Material Design, along with interesting features.
Google Play Music features for Ubuntu
the player is based on HTML5, So you don’t need Flash to work. It has integration with Last.fm and even voice controls have been implemented, although this feature is still experimental. It can be changed to a smaller version of the player so that we have a better desktop experience, and there is also a appindicator for the panel which is very useful. Another feature is that it provides keyboard support so you can create your own shortcuts, and they allow you to perform certain key actions without touching the mouse and using a very simple setup method.
In theory everything should work fine, though the customer can freeze by accessing your Google Account. If this happens the command is used
google-play-music-desktop-player --disable-gpu, And there should be no more problem.
Normally here we would put you the orders for the terminal, though Google Play Music for desktop allows you to download self-installing DEB packages what can be obtained here. All you have to do is download the package and run it through the Software Center, Appgrid or with the command
If you dare to try it, do not hesitate to come and tell us your experience.