The Ubuntu One Music Store Now Online

Mar 23, 2010

Just missing the beta deadline, Ubuntu has today placed the version 10.04 of the new Music Store online for testing.

Tracks will cost between 77 and 99 cents. For premium labels, available in USA, UK and Germany only, Ubuntu are asking 1.49 Euros (Euro Shop)
per song. The first 60 seconds of each track can be heard as a teaser. With a seamless integration in Rhythmbox, the quality of the MP3 recordings
lies between 192 and 320 Kbs, regardless of price.

The Rhythmbox integrated Ubuntu One Music Store

Users actually wishing to buy music, should be a little patient. The current version comes with hold-ups at the checkout, sometimes causing Rhythmbox to crash. Probably best then to wait for the stable final version.

Related content

  • Rhythmbox

    Originally inspired by Apple’s iTunes, Rhythmbox organizes your music collection, and more.

  • Ubuntu One Music Store: Tops or Flop?

    Music seems to be a viable income stream also under Linux. After Amarok and Rhythmbox have earned at least a few hundred bucks with Magnatune, Ubuntu is now breaking into the market as well.

  • iBunTunes? Music Store for Ubuntu 10.04 Planned

    The developers of Ubuntu One, the next Ubuntu release, are apparently planning a music store along the lines of iTunes.

  • Multimedia

    Enjoy music and video on your Fedora machine.

  • Free Software Projects

    The final release of the Songbird web player hits the tightly packed music player scene. With the same extensibility common to the Mozilla family, Songbird gets ready to find its niche and ruffle some feathers.


  • Spotify on Ubuntu 10.04

    Are there ways around this blocking of Spotify?? Wine and Spotify should work beyond Ubuntu restrictions????
  • Wrong?

  • Ubuntu one music store

    Ubuntu one music store may be OK for those that want to buy music but it is at the cost of those who prefer Spotify !

    Spotify is now a banned item in ubuntu 10.04 beta,it will not complete installation cos they say it is not a safe item ! ! !
    It may seem cynical to say that ubuntu have discovered that Spotify is no longer safe at just the same time as ubuntu music store is launched?

    No other distro to my knowledge has any problem with Spotify and it is appalling that a distro that says it prizes free software should have such dual standards when cash income from paid for music comes above free choice !

    Cannonical are Hypercrictal,its all about money !

    Does anyone else feel that this is wrong ?
comments powered by Disqus

Issue 171/2015

Buy this issue as a PDF

Digital Issue: Price $9.99
(incl. VAT)


njobs Europe
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia