Kaku is a very powerful music player getting music from platforms like Youtube and Vimeo. It’s an cross-platform open source project and it has very good reviews. You don’t need to register to use it and it doesn’t display any video as “Headset” do while you are hearing music.
Download and run Kaku
Currently the 1.9.0 version is available for Debian and derivatives. We can download it from its official website, here’s the 64bits version: click here to download Kaku.
Once downloaded, we will find a TAR file in our “Downloads” folder, it’s an AppImage file and contains an application and will also carry all the necessary files to make it work.
So there shouldn’t be compatibility issues and it’s not necessary run an installation file, but you’ll need to execute it directly from the downloaded folder. So it’s a good idea to move it to a different folder. No admin privilege required. We close the terminal, and click twice on our application “kaku” inside the folder “Kaku-1.9.0-ia32”.
We can change the language by changing the settings, alse you can change the default search engine. Once set it’s up, we can already enjoy our favorite music on-line. The player works without problems and is very easy to handle. Even full screen works fine.
If we want to share our music and become a “DJ”, we can create our own room and make invitations or simply enter in a friend’s room and they can select the music.
We can donate to this projectni will help its creators to continue with the development.
Kaku is an interesting Open Source project, you don’t need to open your browser just to hear music nor register, its faster than a browser and don’t have ads.It could be and alternative for Spotify.
What do you think about this project? Let us know.