SONOS device is easy to use a wireless home sound system which can stream music from more than 50 audio services including Apple Music, Pandora, Google Play Music, Spotify etc. You can easily control all your music playback through various SONOS controller app. If you are running Ubuntu Linux system then I have a beautifully designed SONOS Controller App for You and that’s Noson.
It’s written on QML/C++ programming language. Noson is a blazing fast and smart controller for SONOS devices which ultimately let you control your loved songs from anywhere, any room. With the help of this SONOS controller, you can browse, filter and playback any songs, tracks or radios on any zones. You can create the playlist, manage grouping zone, queue and ultimately control the whole playback.
Install SONOS Controller App ‘Noson’ in Ubuntu
There are many ways to install SONOS controller Noson in Ubuntu or Ubuntu derivatives. You can search and install from Ubuntu software center or use command line tool for Snap package or Ubuntu PPA. Here I will show all the way to install this SONOS controller app Noson in Ubuntu Linux.
1. Install SONOS Controller App ‘Noson’ via Snap Package
Noson officially provides Snap package repositories on Ubuntu software center. You just need to search the Noson snap package and hit the install button. If you wonder how to install Snap package in Ubuntu Linux. Follow my A to Z tutorial on How to install software in Ubuntu – complete guide.
If you don’t get comfortable with Ubuntu software center, run the below command into the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):
snap install noson
2. Install Noson via Ubuntu PPA
Noson provides official Ubuntu PPA which contains the latest software version for all the current Ubuntu Linux. Install it by running following command into the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from app launcher):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jlbarriere68/noson-app sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install noson-app
How to Remove Noson if installed via Ubuntu PPA
You can use synaptic package manager or use the following command to remove Noson from the system:
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove noson-app
For removing PPA, follow “Software & Updates >> Other Software Tab >> Select and Remove Specific PPA”.
3. Install Noson via Package Flatpak
Flathub offers an official Flatpak package of Noson app which can be installed on any Linux distros. Make sure to follow the setup guide before installing.
Search Noson on Flathub Repository and hit install.
Or else you can use the following command to install:
flatpak install flathub io.github.janbar.noson
flatpak run io.github.janbar.noson
I have tried to include all the possible ways to install this SONOS controller app Noson in Ubuntu Linux and other Ubuntu derivatives. Moreover, if you have other Linux distros then follow Flatpak package for universal installation.
Is this tutorial helpful? Did I miss any other installation method? Let me know your suggestion and experience in the comment below.