Moovida is a free media center application available for users of Linux and BSD desktop operating systems. It is developed by Fluendo S.A., an outfit based in Barcelona, Spain. With Moovida, you can watch movies and TV shows, kickback and enjoy your music, view your pictures. and a whole lot more.
Though it is not installed by default, it is available in the main repository and all you need to do is install it. You may install applications on Linux Mint via the Linux command line, via Synaptic, the graphical package manager, via the mintInstall, the Software Manager, or directly from the menu. All methods of installation are easy. For this tutorial, let’s install it straight from the menu.
Click on the menu and in the filter box, type in ‘moovida.’ You will be presented with four choices. Click on ‘Install moovida package’ as shown in the screenshot below.
This next screenshot just shows you some of the applications that will be installed. Click ‘Install.’
When the installation is completed, an entry for Moovida Media Center will be placed under Sound & Video in the menu tree. Launch it and have fun.