Install Audacious Audio Player 4.0.2 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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Audacious an open-source with Qt-themed interface and a lightweight audio player, Audacious runs on Linux, BSD derivatives and Microsoft Windows

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install audacious audio player 4.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.04 / 20.04 & LinuxMint

This release contains many bugfixes and Qt tweaks

Audacious 4.0.2 Changelog

  • Seek bar changing width as the time counter increments
  • Title bar getting stuck showing Buffering
  • Added a workaround to ensure that the toolbar is not hidden on startup4
  • Fixed a regression where the Enter key did not work in the playlist
  • Fixed the Composer field not being saved when updating ID3v2 tags

Installation Steps for Ubuntu / LinuxMint

Audacious doesn’t have official PPA for installing the player, Unofficial PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10 & Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1: Add the PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install / Upgrade the audacious player

sudo apt install audacious audacious-plugins

Uninstall audacious 4.0.2

To remove the audacious 4.0.2 use the system package manager or run the below command

sudo apt remove –autoremove audacious audacious plugins

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