Nicotine+: A graphical client for the SoulSeek peer-to-peer system
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A graphical client for the SoulSeek peer-to-peer system.

Nicotine+ is an attempt to keep Nicotine working with the latest libraries, kill bugs, keep current with the Soulseek protocol, and add some new features that users want and/or need.


Code & Bug Tracker
PPA for Debian/Ubuntu (Stable)
PPA for Debian/Ubuntu (Unstable)

Versioning scheme

Nicotine+ uses a versioning scheme similar to what gnome does:

  • Stable releases have an even minor version number, ex: 1.4.x, 1.6.x, ...

  • Unstable releases have an odd minor version number, ex: 1.3.x, 1.5.x, ...

Run it from git

To run it from git master see: RUNFROMGIT

A Debian/Ubuntu repository containing the latest git master-based packages is also available: GITDEB


For packaging instructions see: PACKAGING

For downstream packages patches see: DISTRO_PATCHES

Help wanted

You want to help? See a list of things TODO

Nicotine+ is not translated in your language? See: TRANSLATIONS

You want to contact someone? See: MAINTAINERS