Install Smtube YouTube Browser for SMplayer in Ubuntu using PPA

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to install Smtube in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise using PPA. Smtube is a youtube browser for smplayer. You can browse, search, download and play youtube videos. The videos are currently played in smplayer but in the future it may be added the possibility to use other players.

The ppa also provides packages for Ubuntu 11.10, 11.04, and 10.04, but they are old.

To get started:

First hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window, copy and paste following commands and run one by one.

Run this command in terminal to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer

Then update:

sudo apt-get update

Install smtube and smplayer from the ppa repository:

sudo apt-get install smplayer smtube

Once installed, you can find it in the Unity Dash.


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