Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Install Audacious 3.8.2 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10 and Linux Mint 18

Audacious is an open source and cross-platform project that provides users with a unique audio player application derived from the well known XMMS and Beep Media Player software. It is compatible with the GNU/Linux, BSD, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Features at a glance

Key features include support for a wide range of audio file formats, support for dragging and dropping of individual song files and entire music folders, ability to search for albums or artists in your entire music collection, edit or create playlists, as well as to listen to Audio-CDs or Internet streams.

In addition, it features a graphical equalizer that lets users to tweak the sound, supports LADSPA effects, a complex plugin architecture (a collection of plugins is available for download separately), and support for Winamp Classic skins.

The plugins that are distributed along with the Audacious audio player will extend its default functionality, allowing users to fetch lyrics for songs, set alarms, add support for even more audio file formats, add tray icon support, scrobbler, and much more.

Among other useful features, we can mention a queue manager, shuffle mode, repeat mode, "stop after this song" and "no playlist advance" functionality, detailed song information, removal of duplicate files, and renaming of files.

What's new in Audacious 3.8.2

  • #691 Bogus errors printed at end of .m4a file (due to use-after-free)
  • Fixed the vulnerability recently discovered in Game_Music_Emu..

How to : Install Audacious 3.8.2 on  Ubuntu / Linux Mint / elementary OS :

To install Audacious 3.8.2 Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Willy Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.04, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04 and other Ubuntu derivative systems, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

Enter to continue and update repository ubuntu :
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install audacious

After installation is completed, search on dashboard like this :

Download source :
For GTK+ 2 or Qt 5:
For GTK+ 3:
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