Amarok 2.5 “Earth Moving” was released on December 20, there got a lot of changes and bugfixes:

  • podcast synchronization.
  • Re-written USB Mass Storage support.
  • The Windows version of Amarok is now officially declared stable.
  • Many bugfixes to the iPod plugin, thanks to MatÄ›j Laitl.
  • An integrated Amazon MP3 store. This major feature is the work of our web-entrepreneurs Sven and Justus.


More changes and bugfixes see the release note.

Install Amarok 2.5.0 in Ubuntu:

Kubuntu Backports PPA has updated packages for (K)Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric, install amarok 2.5.0 via:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install amarok

Others can download source tarball and compile amarok via: