How To Install Audacious 3.6.1 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Audacious is an open-source music player, having the features of a modern music player, including support for audio effects, equalizer, lyrics and plugins, visualization, support for Winamp skins and support for playlists organized in tabs.

Starting with Audacious 3.6, the software adopted GTK2 by default, while at Qt5 version is also available via the settings menu.

The latest version available is Audacious 3.6.1, which has been recently released, adding only a bunch of bug-fixes to the Audacious 3.6 version.

In this article I will show you how to install Audacious 3.6.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Audacious 3.6.1 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the audacious and audacious-plugins packages. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install audacious audacious-plugins

Optional, to remove audacious, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove audacious audacious-plugins

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