Audacious (Advanced Audio Player) 3.7.2 released With Bug fixes

Audacious is a free and open source audio player with a focus on low resource use, high audio quality, and support for a wide range of audio formats. Its fork from Beep Media Player and based on GTK+ 3.x toolkit. Optionally you can install QT based interface while compile the package using ./configure option. The latest version of Audacious 3.7.2 released on March 28, 2016.

Below list of Bugs has been fixed in Audacious 3.7.2 Release

  • Cuesheet support issue: ‘Album Title’ missing (replaced with current directory name) when we adding songs from cue files to play list
  • Audacious crashes on missing .wvc files for hybrid wavpack files
  • audacious -j option does not open jump-to-file dialog
  • scrobbler complains of network problem when checking permission on Majeia system
  • GCC 6 fix for JACK plugin
  • Network connection dropped then resumed, but Audacious does not refresh status

1) Audacious installation in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Add the below PPA to install Audacious in Ubuntu/Linux Mint.

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

2) Audacious installation in Fedora

Audacious player can installed directory from Fedora repository but audacious-plugins not included in Fedora repository. You can install it by adding RPMFusion repositories.

[Fedora 21 and older system]
# yum install audacious audacious-plugins-freeworld

[Fedora 22 and later system]
# dnf install audacious audacious-plugins-freeworld

3) Install Audacious in CentOS/RHEL/ScientificLinux

We can install Audacious in CentOS/RHEL/ScientificLinux system by enabling NUX Dextop Repository.

# yum install audacious audacious-plugins

4) Install Audacious in openSUSE

We can install Audacious in openSUSE system by enabling Packman Repository.

# zypper install audacious


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Vinoth Kumar has 3.5+ years of experience in Linux server administration & RHEL certified professional. He is currently working as a Senior L2 Linux Server administrator.

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