How To Install Audacity 2.0.5 On Fedora 21, OpenSUSE 13.1 And OpenSUSE 12.3

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know Audacity is an open-source, multi-platform audio editor and recorder, running on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is Audacity 2.0.5, which has been released a while ago, fixing all the reported bugs from the previous version. For more information, see the changelog.

In this article I will show you how to install Audacity 2.0.5 on Fedora 21, OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

Because Audacity 2.0.5 is not available via any repository, we have to download the audacity rpm package (for both Fedora and OpenSUSE) and to install it via rpm. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Audacity 2.0.5 on Fedora 21:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org//packages/audacity/2.0.5/1.fc21/i686/audacity-2.0.5-1.fc21.i686.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-1.fc21.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org//packages/audacity/2.0.5/1.fc21/x86_64/audacity-2.0.5-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove audacity, do:

$ sudo yum remove audacity

How to install Audacity 2.0.5 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget packman.links2linux.org/download/286/1713871/audacity-2.0.5-85.1.i586.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-85.1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget packman.links2linux.org/download/286/1713872/audacity-2.0.5-85.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-85.1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove audacity, do:

$ sudo zypper remove audacity

How to install Audacity 2.0.5 on OpenSUSE 12.3:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget packman.links2linux.org/download/286/1707814/audacity-2.0.5-85.1.i586.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-85.1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget packman.links2linux.org/download/286/1707815/audacity-2.0.5-85.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i audacity-2.0.5-85.1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove audacity, do:

$ sudo zypper remove audacity

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