How To Install Mixxx on Ubuntu 16.04
To Install Mixxx on Ubuntu 16.04
Mixxx is a free open source applications used by the DJs to mix music. It supports reading songs and playlists, via iTunes. Also, it supports several audio formats such as MP3, M4A/AAC, OGG, and FLAC audio. Some of its notable features are djustable EQ shelves, timecode vinyl control, recording, and Shoutcast broadcasting. It is really easy to install Mixxx on Ubuntu and this tutorial covers the ground on the same process.
In order to install Mixxx, make sure you add the needed repository by running the following command.
[email protected]:~# add-apt-repository ppa:mixxx/mixxx -y gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwawd_cvn/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwawd_cvn/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key 4716DAB5 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmpwawd_cvn/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key 4716DAB5: public key " Launchpad PPA for Mixxx Release Managers" imported gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
Once it is done, you can update the newly added repository using the following command.
[email protected]:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mixxx/mixxx/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/plushuang-tw/uget-stable/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/starws-box/deadbeef-player/ubuntu xenial InRelease Reading package lists... Done
You can now install the Mixxx application, all you need to do for that is to run the following command.
[email protected]:~# apt-get install mixxx -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: gnome-software-common libgtkspell3-3-0 Use ' sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: libchromaprint0 libopusfile0 libportmidi0 libqt4-opengl libqt4-scripttools libqt4-svg librubberband2v5 libvamp-hostsdk3v5 libvamp-sdk2v5 Suggested packages: libchromaprint-tools python-acoustid The following NEW packages will be installed: libchromaprint0 libopusfile0 libportmidi0 libqt4-opengl libqt4-scripttools libqt4-svg librubberband2v5 libvamp-hostsdk3v5 libvamp-sdk2v5 mixxx . . Setting up libchromaprint0:amd64 (1.3-1) ... Setting up mixxx (2.0.0-release-0ubuntu1-ppa1~xenial1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...
Once the software is installed, you shall go to your Ubuntu dashboard and type Mixx on the search field. The icon of the application will be displayed on your screen, click on the icon to open it.
After the Mixx application appears on your screen, you cab choose the music directory and click open.
application is open
live at your next party or club gig.