How To Install DeadBeeF 0.6.1/0.6.2 RC4 On The Most Popular Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, DeaDBeeF is an audio player written in C and C++, running on Linux. It supports a lot of formats, like: mp3, ogg, flac/oga, ape, wav, wv/iso.wv, aac/m4a, alac, mpc/mpp/mp+, tta, wma, shn, sid, nsf, mod, s3m, vtx, vgm/vgz, psf, midi, audio cds, all formats supported by ffmpeg, dumb, gme, libsndfile, adplug, and more! The latest stable version available is DeaDBeeF 0.6.1, while the under development one is DeadBeeF 0.6.2 RC4.

In this article I will show you how to install either DeadBeeF 0.6.1 or DeadBeeF 0.6.2 RC4  on the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Deepin, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Debian, Kwheezy, Crunchbang, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

Both DeadBeeF 0.6.1 and DeadBeeF 0.6.2 RC4 are available as portable versions (without having dependencies), so installing either of them is easy. Just download the archive, extract it and execute the deadbeef file.

How To Install DeadBeeF 0.6.1/0.6.2 RC4 On The Most Popular Linux Systems

How to install DeadBeeF 0.6.1 on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/deadbeef-static_0.6.1-5_i686.tar.bz2
$ tar xjvf deadbeef-static_0.6.1-5_i686.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef*
$ sudo mv deadbeef-0.6.1 /opt/deadbeef-0.6.1
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.1/deadbeef /usr/bin/deadbeef

To start deadbeef, open a terminal, type deadbeef and hit enter.

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/deadbeef-static_0.6.1-5_x86_64.tar.bz2
$ tar xjvf deadbeef-static_0.6.1-5_x86_64.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef*
$ sudo mv deadbeef-0.6.1 /opt/deadbeef-0.6.1
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.1/deadbeef /usr/bin/deadbeef

To start deadbeef, open a terminal, type deadbeef and hit enter.

Optinal, to remove deadbeef, from both 32 bit and 64 bit Linux systems, do:

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.1 /usr/bin/deadbeef

 

How To Install DeadBeeF 0.6.1/0.6.2 RC4 On The Most Popular Linux Systems

How to install DeadBeeF 0.6.2 RC4 on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/0.6.2-rc4/deadbeef-static_0.6.2-rc4-1_i686.tar.bz2
$ tar xjvf deadbeef-static_0.6.2-rc4-1_i686.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef*
$ sudo mv deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4 /opt/deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4/deadbeef /usr/bin/deadbeef

To start deadbeef, open a terminal, type deadbeef and hit enter.

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/0.6.2-rc4/deadbeef-static_0.6.2-rc4-1_x86_64.tar.bz2
$ tar xjvf deadbeef-static_0.6.2-rc4-1_x86_64.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef*
$ sudo mv deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4 /opt/deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4/deadbeef /usr/bin/deadbeef

To start deadbeef, open a terminal, type deadbeef and hit enter.

Optinal, to remove deadbeef, from both 32 bit and 64 bit Linux systems, do:

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/deadbeef-0.6.2-rc4 /usr/bin/deadbeef

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