Francesco Ceruti edited this page Mar 5, 2018 · 6 revisions

Package installation


You can download an AppImage bundle from the release page, once downloaded make the file executable. Now you should be able to run LiSP, you can find more details in the release notes.


There is an AUR package, here


Starting Debian 10 you should be able to install the package directly from apt:

# apt-get install linux-show-player

Manual Installation

Get the source

Download the archive from the release page on GitHub.

Install (and build) dependencies

PyPI packages (auto-installed when using pip):

* mido
* python-rtmidi
* JACK-Client
* sortedcontainers
* scandir (python < 3.5)

Required packages for Debian (and derivatives):


* build-essential
* python3-dev
* libffi-dev
* libportmidi-dev
* libasound2-dev
* libjack-jackd2-dev
* python3-pip
* python3-wheel


* python3
* python3-pyqt5
* python3-gi
* python3-setuptools
* libqt5svg5
* libqt5svg5-dev
* qttranslations5-l10n
* gstreamer1.0-plugins-base
* gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad
* gstreamer1.0-plugins-good
* gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly
* gstreamer1.0-libav
* gir1.2-gstreamer-1.0
* gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-1.0
* gir1.2-gst-plugins-bad-1.0
* python3-cffi
* libportmidi0
* asound2
* jackd2
* ola
Install LiSP
# pip(3) install --pre <archive-name>

for example, to install the latest release from the downloaded zip file:

# pip(3) install --pre


# git clone
# pip install --pre linux-show-player/

to install the latest version from git (May be unstable).

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