New PPA for Ubuntu with packages for Qt 4

Since version 16.6 the SMPlayer packages are built with Qt 5 by default.

However some users don’t like Qt 5 (for example the file open dialog is different) or there are bugs (for example in some versions of Qt 5 the numeric keypad keys don’t work as accelerators). For that reason now there’s available another PPA for Ubuntu with packages compiled with Qt 4.

To install packages from that PPA, first remove the normal PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:rvm/smplayer

Add the new one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer-qt4

Update and install:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins

3 thoughts on “New PPA for Ubuntu with packages for Qt 4

  1. Yes, thanks indeed ! On debian 8 “jessie”, the seekbar won’t work in fullscreen mode for me with the stock 14.09 smplayer. This one fixes it!

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