HOW TO INSTALL SPEK AUDIO SPECTRUM ANALYZER (SOUND ANALYZER) IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST FREQUENCY ANALYZER FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) in Ubuntu 16.04. Spek is a open source audio frequency analyzer application for Linux operating system. During analyzing process it shows spectrogram’s for your more knowledgebase. Spek is written using C++ programming language and released under GNU GPLv3 license. You can download the source code of Spek frequency analyzer app from Github to customize the application. It uses FFmpeg library to support various audio file formats.
Now let’s have a look at features of Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) :
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating system’s i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
- You can drag and drop audio files in to the application.
- Supports almost 19+ languages.
- Spek frequency analyzer supports all major audio file formats.
For more features and information’s of Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) you can visit the official website.
Follow the below steps to install Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) in Ubuntu 16.04 – a best frequency analyzer for Linux
Before start the installation of Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Get:8 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] Fetched 306 kB in 2s (126 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
After updating the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the Spek frequency analyzer package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install spek # Install the Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libaubio4 libcppunit-1.13-0v5 libfftw3-3 libfftw3-long3 libgtkmm-2.4-1v5 liblilv-0-0 liblo7 liblrdf0 libltc11 libraptor1 librubberband2v5 libserd-0-0 libsord-0-0 libsratom-0-0 libsuil-0-0 libvamp-hostsdk3v5 libvamp-sdk2v5 mc-data Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: libwxbase3.0-0v5 libwxgtk3.0-0v5 The following NEW packages will be installed: libwxbase3.0-0v5 libwxgtk3.0-0v5 spek 0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 229 not upgraded. Need to get 5,408 kB of archives. After this operation, 21.4 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Spek audio spectrum analyzer (sound analyzer) package. To confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l spek # 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 spek 0.8.2-3.2build1 amd64 acoustic spectrum analyser
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Now to open the application just type the command spek on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ spek # Open the Application
You can also open the Spek frequency analyzer app graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r spek # Uninstall the Package (Reading database ... 212855 files and directories currently installed.) Removing spek (0.8.2-3.2build1) ... 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... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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