How to install Noise Music Player in Ubuntu

To install Noise Music Player in Ubuntu

Noise is an official GTK3 audio player used in elementary OS with a focus on music and libraries. It automatically searches the track and displays them without any complication. Noise music player handles external devices, CDs and album art. Installation of Noise music player is explained in this article.


Installation of Noise music player

First add the required repository files with the below command.

root@linuxhelp:~# add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily
Do NOT install this PPA if you want a tested running system, this PPA contains the newest and most unstable development of elementary, it's useful only if you are a developer and are not afraid to encounter CRITICAL BUGS.
Also this PPA may overwrite already installed packages you don't want it to!
 More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmppc_44p_4/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmppc_44p_4/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key 4E1F8A59 from hkp server
gpg: /tmp/tmppc_44p_4/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 4E1F8A59: public key "Launchpad PPA for elementary OS team" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

Next update the added repository by using “apt-get update” command.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Get:1 xenial-security InRelease [94.5 kB]
Hit:2 xenial InRelease   
Hit:3 xenial InRelease                     
Hit:4 xenial InRelease              
Get:5 xenial-updates InRelease [95.7 kB]   
Hit:6 xenial InRelease             
Get:7 xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]
Ign:8  InRelease 
Hit:9  Release   
Hit:10 xenial InRelease  
Hit:12 xenial InRelease         
Hit:13 xenial-backports InRelease     
Hit:14 xenial InRelease
Hit:15 xenial InRelease
Hit:16 xenial InRelease
Hit:17 xenial InRelease
Hit:18 xenial InRelease
Hit:19 xenial InRelease
Hit:20 xenial InRelease
Get:21 xenial/main amd64 Packages [42.3 kB]
Get:22 xenial/main i386 Packages [42.3 kB]
Get:23 xenial/main Translation-en [13.9 kB]
Fetched 306 kB in 6s (48.3 kB/s)                                               
Reading package lists... Done
W: Signature by key 4497DA50FBD0158CCFD1996CEE611E131C42E360 uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1)

Now run the below command to install the Noise music player.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install noise
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  apport-hooks-elementary contractor javascript-common libgda-5.0-4
  libgda-5.0-common libgranite-common libgranite3 libgsignon-glib1
  libindicate5 libjs-jquery libnoise-core0 libtagc0
Suggested packages:
  libgda-5.0-bin libgda-5.0-mysql libgda-5.0-postgres
The following NEW packages will be installed:
Setting up contractor (0.3.2~r139+pkg23~daily~ubuntu0.4.1) ...
Setting up javascript-common (11) ...
apache2_invoke: Enable configuration javascript-common
Setting up apport-hooks-elementary (0.1-0~41~daily~ubuntu16.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...

After the installation, enter noise in the terminal to open the Noise player.

root@linuxhelp:~# noise


In the home page, select "change music folder" for further process.


Next select your music directory and then click on open option.


Here you can able to see all your music files.


To listen music just click on play icon or double click on the music file.



If you want to change the preference, click on setting icon and then select preference option.


Here you can able to customize the library setting in the preference window.


Click on equalizer icon to modify the sound effects.



Click on and modify to enjoy the music.


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