How To Install Kid3 2.3 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 And Linux Mint 15, 14, 13

Hello Linux Geeksters. Kid3 is an app for tagging the following music file formats (similar to EasyTag): MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF. The latest version available is Kid3 2.3. For a full list of features, see the official site.

how to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

If you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF files (e.g. full albums) without typing the same information again and again and have control over both ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, then Kid3 is the program you are looking for.

In this article I will show you how to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

How to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Linux Mint 16 Petra:

Because Kid3 2.3 is available in the default repositories of Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Linux Mint 16 Petra, all you have to do is:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kid3

The Kid3 version from the default repositories of Ubuntu 13.04/12.10 and Linux Mint 15/14 is outdates, so we have to download the latest Kid3 version available from the official site and install it by hand.

How to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail and Linux Mint 15 Olivia:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c sourceforge.net/projects/kid3/files/kid3/2.3/kid3-qt_2.3-0raring_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i kid3-qt_2.3-0raring_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c http://sourceforge.net/projects/kid3/files/kid3/2.3/kid3-qt_2.3-0raring_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i kid3-qt_2.3-0raring_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Linux Mint 14 Nadia:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c http://sourceforge.net/projects/kid3/files/kid3/2.3/kid3-qt_2.3-0quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i kid3-qt_2.3-0quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

For 64 bit systems:

There is no installation file for the 64 bit architecture, but the 32 bit deb can be installed, if you install the ia32-libs package first:

$ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
$ wget -c http://sourceforge.net/projects/kid3/files/kid3/2.3/kid3-qt_2.3-0quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i kid3-qt_2.3-0quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install Kid3 2.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin and Linux Mint 13 Maya:

Because Kid3 2.3 is available via PPA  for Ubuntu 12.04 / Linux Mint 13, it can be installed from the ppa:ladislav.bonita/precise-backports:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ladislav.bonita/precise-backports
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kid3

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