How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04. Deadbeef is an open source best Linux music player. You can download the source code of this application on Github. Deadbeef Alexei Javskeco developed the C++ and C programming language on the year 2009 and released under the GNU GPLV2 license. It’s a cross-platform application available for Major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Solaris.

How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04:

Before starting the installation of Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player we have to install the official PPA repository for that as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 18.04. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:starws-box/deadbeef-player
[sudo] password for mangesh: 
deadbeef player PPA. Bugs or questions? Email me coruscantbase[at]protonmail.com
More info: https://launchpad.net/~starws-box/+archive/ubuntu/deadbeef-player
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.

Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu bionic InRelease 
Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease 
Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease 
Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kasra-mp/ubuntu-indicator-weather/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease

After installing the PPA repository, now using the following command, let us update Ubuntu 18.04 packages and repositories.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/coffee-team/coffee/ubuntu bionic InRelease 
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease 
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease 
Hit:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kasra-mp/ubuntu-indicator-weather/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:6 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release 
Hit:7 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease 
Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:10 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease

We are now ready to install Ultimate Music Player. So let’s go ahead and install it using the following command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo apt-get install deadbeef
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
accountwizard apt-config-icons-large apt-config-icons-large-hidpi
audacious-plugins audacious-plugins-data bluefish-data bluefish-plugins
brasero-cdrkit brasero-common ca-certificates-mono cdparanoia cdrskin
cli-common dvd+rw-tools dvdauthor ffmpegthumbs fonts-font-awesome fonts-hack
xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin xfconf xfdesktop4-data xmms2-core xmms2-plugin-alsa
xmms2-plugin-id3v2 xmms2-plugin-mad xmms2-plugin-vorbis xscreensaver-data
xubuntu-icon-theme youtube-dl
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
libopusfile0
The following NEW packages will be installed:
deadbeef libopusfile0
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 477 not upgraded.
Need to get 3,235 kB of archives.
After this operation, 11.7 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/starws-box/deadbeef-player/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 deadbeef amd64 1.8.0-1~bionic~ppa1 [3,196 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libopusfile0 amd64 0.9+20170913-1build1 [38.8 kB]
Fetched 3,235 kB in 3s (1,042 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libopusfile0.

Also Read – How to install Sayonara Audio Player in Ubuntu 18.04

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Ultimate Music Player package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo dpkg -l deadbeef
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 deadbeef 1.8.0-1~bion amd64 Audio player for GNU/Linux system

Now to open the application just type the command deadbeef on shell prompt. Refer to the command below.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ deadbeef
How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player

You can open graphically with the Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player by searching for your Ubuntu application box. See snapshots below.

How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player

Also Read – How to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

How To Uninstall Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo dpkg -r deadbeef
(Reading database ... 238582 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing deadbeef (1.8.0-1~bionic~ppa1) ...
Processing triggers for menu (2.1.47ubuntu2.1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Deadbeef Ultimate Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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