PopcornTime player on Ubuntu 18.10 installation


Does it work on Ubuntu 18.10? I’ve tried and it doesn’t run.

How to install Popcorn Time movie player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - LinuxConfig.org

Hi Jorge,

I have just tested the installation of PopcornTime player on Ubuntu 18.10 and the instructions work as expected.

Did you try to run the PopcornTime player from the command line using:

$ popcorn-time

command? This should at least give you some additional information on what the issue is.



Hey there. I’m running 18.10 and starting the app only results in ‘Created new window in existing browser session’. Not sure what went wrong.


Try running a precompiled standalone binary of Popcorn Time on 18.10. Version 0.3.10 for x86_64 to be exact. It launches fine on my system: