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DeaDBeeF 1.8.1 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher


DeaDBeeF 1.8.1 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher

Deadbeef audio player 1.8.1 was released a few days ago with various bug-fixes and performance improvements for the 1.8 series.
Deadbeef 1.8.1 release highlights:

Fixed audio freeze while sorting
Fixed error messages when loading PLS playlist with relative paths
Removed the unmaintained sndio plugin
Added experimental subgrouping support in playlist
Added new title formatting functions $stripprefix and $swapprefix
Updated Repeat and Shuffle hotkey names to match the menus
Fixed rounding bug of total playtime in statusbar
Added FLAC plugin option to ignore corrupted stream errors
Fixed reloading replaygain info
Fixed writing replaygain info to APEv2 tags
And many other bug-fixes, see the release note for details.

How to Install DeaDBeeF 1.8.1 in Ubuntu:
The new release package is available to install in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04 via PPA repository.
1. Open terminal either from app launcher or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:starws-box/deadbeef-player
Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then refresh system package cache and install deadbeef via following 2 commands:
sudo apt update

sudo apt install deadbeef
Once installed, open the player from your system application menu and enjoy!
Uninstall:
To remove the music player, open terminal and run command:
sudo apt remove –auto-remove deadbeef
And remove the PPA via Software & Updates -> Other Software.

Source: Ubuntu Handbook
DeaDBeeF 1.8.1 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher

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