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 version available is DeaDBeeF 0.6.1.2.
For information about the changes brought by the latest DeaDBeeF version, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install DeaDBeef 0.6.1.2 On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Debian and their derivative systems.
Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
How to install DeaDBeeF 0.6.1.2 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:
Because it is available via PPA, installing DeadBeeF 0.6.1.2 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the deadbeef package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:starws-box/deadbeef-player
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install deadbeef
How to install DeaDBeeF 0.6.2.1 on Debian and its derivative systems:
We have to download the deb package from the project’s site and them via dpkg.
Instructions for 32 bit systems:
$ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/debian/0.6.0/deadbeef-static_0.6.0-2_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i deadbeef-static_0.6.0-2_i386.deb
Instructions for 64 bit systems:
$ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/deadbeef/files/debian/0.6.0/deadbeef-static_0.6.0-4_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i deadbeef-static_0.6.0-4_amd64.deb