Audacity is a free and open source audio recorder and editor for all major operating system. It is available for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Here we are going to discuss “How to Install Audacity on Ubuntu“.
We can not download and install audacity from the official website of audacity. There we get only the terminal commands, with the help of these terminal commands we have to install it manually on our Ubuntu operating system.
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How to Install Audacity on Ubuntu
Here are the steps and the commands by which we can install Audacity.
Step 1: Open the “Terminal“, to open terminal just click on nine dots (which says Show Application) and search for terminal.
Step 2: On the terminal write this command
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:audacity-team/daily
and hit on “Enter” key. After that it will ask you your password, just give your password and hit on “Enter” key. And wait till you don’t see “press [Enter] to continue or Ctrl + c to cancel adding it”.
When you see this message on your screen, press on “Enter” key and wait till the command get executed.
Step 3: Now you have to use another command to update the repository for that use this command
sudo apt-get update
Step 4: After the repository is being updated use this command to install Audacity on Ubuntu/Linux.
sudo apt-get install audacity
Note: It this may take some time to install. Wait until the installation is complete.
Step 5: To open Audacity go to “Show Application” and search for Audacity and open it. Now you are ready to use Audacity to record and edit the audio.