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Audacious - open source audio player

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Audacious - open source audio player

Audacious is a fork of beep-media-player, which, in turn, is a fork of XMMS that supports Winamp skins and many codecs. Audacious allows you to extend its functionality with plugins and has other useful features like LIRC support.

Audacious is an open source audio player. A descendant of XMMS, Audacious plays your music how you want it, without stealing away your computer’s resources from other tasks. Drag and drop folders and individual song files, search for artists and albums in your entire music library, or create and edit your own custom playlists. Listen to CD’s or stream music from the Internet. Tweak the sound with the graphical equalizer or experiment with LADSPA effects. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

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Installation into Linux Mint:

sudo apt-get install audacious audacious-plugins

Note that the versions of Audacious available in Linux Mint releases tend to be rather out of date. Web Upd8 maintains a PPA with newer versions for Linux Mint/Ubuntu users.

Installation latest version into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install audacious audacious-plugins

After a default installation supports the following codecs: MP3; Ogg Vorbis/Theora; AAC and AAC+; FLAC; ALAC; Windows Media (WMA);WAVE.

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  1. icealinutza
    icealinutza 21 November 2015 14:35
    Why should I install this program from the command line (terminal) and not in Synaptic Package Manager?
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  2. Shekin 21 November 2015 14:53
    you can install from anywhere smile
    x64 Linux Mint 18.3 cinnamon
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