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Does anyone know a good desktop client for Soundcloud (are there any)? If not complete feature support then at least a player which can integrate and play Soundcloud account songs.

I found jamcloud, but it runs using Adobe AIR and Adobe AIR is no longer supported for Linux, furthermore if possible I want to avoid using Wine to run Adobe AIR.

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There is CloudDeck which supports Linux, however that too uses Adobe Air –  coversnail Apr 18 '12 at 17:11
    
I'll try it but obviously will still be waiting for native client Thanks :) –  wisemonkey Apr 18 '12 at 18:01
    
Have you tried running the soundcloud mobile site as a pinned desktop application in Chrome etc ? –  Capt.Nemo Jul 15 '12 at 10:26
    
It's been a while since you asked this question. From the fact that there is no accepted answer, can I deduce that none of the proposed solutions ultimately worked? Either way, if you or anyone else has a solution, I'd still be interested. –  Christian Nov 10 '13 at 17:43

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You can try Tomahawk. There exists a Soundcloud Content Resolver.

tomahawk soundcloud resolver

tomahawk soundcloud playing track screenshot

You could install Tomahawk from a PPA for Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, 11.10 & 11.04.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tomahawk/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tomahawk

For the Nuvola Player exists a feature request for soundcloud integration. You could mark the "bug" so that is affecting you.

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Hey Tomahawk is pretty awesome (though I didn't find a way to sign in to my soundcloud account) Neither did I saw so many options as in screen shot (maybe in newer version they removed few options). For now creating web app with frogger seems to be working (for sign in). I will read about Tomahawk some more I'm liking the concept a lot. –  wisemonkey Aug 11 '12 at 4:28

There's a command line interface program written in Ruby: http://soundcli.elephly.net/

It's able to connect to your SoundCloud account and stream your own music, playlist, favs. And, of course, you can play other's music.

Thing is: you can't browse. You have to specify the song you want to play URL.

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You could try fogger to create a Webapp for the unity desktop:

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/07/fogger-aims-to-bring-integrated-web-apps-to-ubuntu

You can write userspace scripts that allow nice integration with the desktop. There's already pre-packaged scripts available for Facebook and Wunderlist. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?s=fogger

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Thanks I'll give it a try in a day or 2 and update here :) –  wisemonkey Jul 28 '12 at 20:13
    
This works properly, Thanks. I liked Tomahawk more though (if I don't find a way to sign in to Tomahawk, this is best possible solution) –  wisemonkey Aug 11 '12 at 4:25

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