HOW TO INSTALL DEADBEEF UBUNTU MUSIC PLAYER (DEADBEEF PLAYER) IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST LINUX MUSIC PLAYER
In this article we are going to learn How to install Deadbeef Ubuntu music player (Deadbeef player) in Ubuntu 16.04. Deadbeef is a open source best Linux music player. You can download the source code of this application on Github. Deadbeef was developed by Alexey Yakovenko on year 2009 using C ++ & C programming language and released under GNU GPLv2 license.
Now let’s have a look at features of Deadbeef Ubuntu music player (Deadbeef player) :
- It’s an cross platform application available for Major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Solaris.
- Deadbeef best Linux music player is also available for mobile devices i.e. Android.
- Supports various audio formats i.e. wma, mp3, wav, tta, ogg…etc…
- Can be operate the music player through keyboard shortcuts & hotkeys.
- Sort music’s by different categories like Title, Track Number, Album, Artist…etc…
- Enable and configure proxy settings to use the Deadbeef best Linux music player on proxy based internet environment.
- Skip music tracks to next album, next artist, next composer, previous album, previous composer and many more.
For more informations and features of Deadbeef you can visit the official website.
Follow the below steps to install Deadbeef Ubuntu music player (Deadbeef player) in Ubuntu 16.04 – a best Linux music player
Before start the installation of Deadbeef Ubuntu music player (Deadbeef player) we have to install the official PPA repository for that as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:starws-box/deadbeef-player # Install PPA Repository [sudo] password for elinuxbook: deadbeef player PPA. Bugs or questions? Email me starws.box[at]gmail.com More info: https://launchpad.net/~starws-box/+archive/ubuntu/deadbeef-player Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmps3389c25/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmps3389c25/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key 2DD154A1 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmps3389c25/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key 2DD154A1: public key "Launchpad PPA for starws" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
After installing the PPA repository now let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/starws-box/deadbeef-player/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Now we are ready to install the Deadbeef best Linux music player package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
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As you can see above we have successfully installed the Deadbeef Ubuntu music player (Deadbeef player) package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l deadbeef # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii deadbeef 0.7.2-1~xenial~ppa1 amd64 Audio player for GNU/Linux systems with X11
Now to open the application just type the command deadbeef on shell prompt. Refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ deadbeef # Open Deadbeef player
You can also open the Deadbeef best Linux music player application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r deadbeef # Uninstall the Deadbeef best Linux music player package (Reading database ... 180704 files and directories currently installed.) Removing deadbeef (0.7.2-1~xenial~ppa1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
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