How to install Minitube on Linux

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One more version of the YouTube Minitube client has been released. If you want to try out this version and watch YouTube videos, see below how to install install minitube on linux,  Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux, Manjar and derived systems .

Minitube is a lightweight YouTube client, which allows users to watch videos on YouTube in a new way: you type a keyword into a search box and MiniTube immediately loads the results.

The program is a native YouTube client that tries to provide a TV-like experience for the user instead of cloning the original YouTube web interface.

Best of all, it does not require Flash Player to work, that is, it consumes less CPU and preserves the battery of your laptop.

Installing Minitube to watch YouTube videos on Ubuntu, Debian and derivatives

minitubeTo install Minitube to watch YouTube videos in Ubuntu, Debian and derivatives, do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal (in Unity, use the Dash or by pressing the CTRL + ALT + T keys)
Step 2. Check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit by using the following command in the terminal:

uname -m

Step 3. Now install the program with the command:

sudo dpkg -i minitube.deb
Step 4. If necessary, install the program dependencies with the command:

sudo apt-get install -f
Step 5. If you later need to uninstall the program, use this command:

sudo apt-get remove minitube

How to install Minitube to watch YouTube videos on OpenSUSE and its derivatives

Attention! This release is no longer available for OpenSUSE 13.1, so keep the link from the latest version available.

To install Mitube to watch YouTube videos in OpenSUSE, you must do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. If you are using openSUSE Factory PowerPC, add the program repository with this command:

sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Factory_PowerPC/multimedia:apps.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/multimedia:apps.repo
Step 3. If you are using openSUSE Leap 42.2, add the program repository with this command:

sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Leap_42.2/multimedia:apps.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/multimedia:apps.repo
Step 4. If you are using openSUSE Leap 42.3, add the program repository with this command:

sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Leap_42.3/multimedia:apps.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/multimedia:apps.repo
Step 5. If you are using openSUSE Tumbleweed, add the program repository with this command:

sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/multimedia:apps.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/multimedia:apps.repo
Step 6. Update the package manager with the command:

sudo zypper update
Step 7. Now install the program with the command:

sudo zypper install minitube
Step 8. If you later need to uninstall the program, use this command:

sudo zypper remove minitube

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