How To Install EasyTAG 2.3.5 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, EasyTag is a tool for editing tags for the following file formats: MP3, MP2, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MP4/AAC, MusePack, Monkey’s Audiand WavPack files. It works both on Linux and Windows, and has an simple and intuitive interface written in GTK2.

The latest version of EasyTag is EasyTag 2.3.5, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Fix changing tag fields containing certain characters
  • Fix for truncated CDDB results
  • Fix changing the artwork description
  • Avoid a crash when reading FLAC files with no tags
  • Avoid a crash when reading invalid MP3 files
  • Further refactoring of the internal file list code
  • Add several unit tests
  • Handle empty descriptions in ID3 tag artwork
  • Build against the patched Debian version of id3lib
  • Fix compilation when FLAC support is disabled
  • Avoid a runtime warning in the file browser
  • Fix a couple of Coverity warnings
  • Fix string format sign warnings with GCC 5.0
  • Further improvements to compiler warning flag checking
  • Marek Černocký’s Czech translation updates
  • Piotr Drąg’s Polish translation updates
  • Åka Sikrom’s Norwegian bokmål translation update
  • Osman Karagöz’s Turkish translation update

how to install EasyTAG 2.3.5 on 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

In this article I will show you how to install EasyTAG 2.3.5 on 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 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems.

Because it will be added to the PPA soon, installing EasyTAG 2.3.5 on 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 easytag package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:amigadave/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install easytag

Optional, to remove easytag, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove easytag

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