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Audacious 3.6.2 Released

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. It’s a fork of XMMS and the default audio player in Lubuntu and in Ubuntu Studio.

Audacious 3.6.2 was released May with major fixes.

audacious won’t play back tagged True Audio (TTA) files
crash when enable Dynamic Range Compresor plugin
audacious skips to the next song when using audtool –playback-seek-relative -x and reaching the start of a song
No sound with 36 kHz Ogg Vorbis file after equalizer is enabled.

To install/upgrade Audacious in Ubuntu 14.04 and up.

The main Web Upd8 PPA maintained by: http://www.webupd8.org/

Packages in this PPA: audacious, ap-hotspot, awn-applet-radio, awn-applet-wm, calise, cmus, dockbarx, dockbarx-themes-extra, dropbox-share, emerald, exaile, fbmessenger, gnome-subtitles, gnome-window-applets, grsync, grive, gthumb, launchpad-getkeys, mc, mdm (Mint Display Manager), minitunes, minitube, musique, notifyosdconfig, nautilus-columns, powertop, ppa-purge, rosa-media-player, fixed pulseaudio-equalizer, subtitleeditor, syncwall, umplayer, unity-reboot, wimlib, youtube-dl, xfce4-dockbarx-plugin, xournal, yad and others. Almost all packages are updated to their latest version.

1. Add the PPA and install/upgrade the player, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) run the following command:

Enjoy….

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