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How to Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this article, we will illustrate how to install DeaDBeef player on Ubuntu systems

DeaDBeeF (as in 0xDEADBEEF) is a modular cross-platform audio player which runs on GNU/Linux distributions, macOS, Windows, *BSD, OpenSolaris, and other UNIX-like systems.

DeaDBeeF plays a variety of audio formats, converts between them, lets you customize the UI in almost any way you want, and use many additional plugins which can extend it even more.

Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu

Follow the steps below to get started with DeaDBeeF:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • DeaDBeeF package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via APT PPA method by importing and installing the PPA as follows:
#DeaDBeeF Player PPA Stable
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:spvkgn/deadbeef -y

#DeaDBeeF Player PPA Devel
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:spvkgn/deadbeef-devel -y
  • Execute an APT update to reflect the newly imported PPA.
sudo apt update -y
  • Now install the application
sudo apt install deadbeef  -y
Install DeaDBeeF Player
Install DeaDBeeF Player

Also optionally, you can install the plugin developer package if you desire.

sudo apt install deadbeef-plugins-dev

Access DeaDBeeF

  • Access DeaDBeeF through the command line by running the command
deadbeef
  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing DeaDBeeF as follows
  • DeaDBeeF will open as shown below
Install DeaDBeeF

How to Remove (Uninstall) DeaDBeeF

  • Remove DeaDBeeF with APT Remove Method:
sudo apt autoremove deadbeef -y
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:spvkgn/deadbeef -y
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:spvkgn/deadbeef-devel -y

Install DeaDBeeF -Conclusion

That’s it

Thanks.

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