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Audacious is a free software audio player with a focus on low resource usage, high audio quality, and support for a wide range of audio formats.

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How do I install Audacious visualization plugin?

https://pclinuxos.pkgs.org/rolling/pclinuxos-x86_64/audacious-plugin-visualizations-4.1-2pclos2021.x86_64.rpm.html is the plugin. But it is about how to install in Ubuntu which to me is quite ...
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Making my cd-rom visible UBuntu 20.04 LTS in VirtualBox

I used "dmesg | grep ATAPI" to get the name of the CD drive (such as hda, hdb, hdc). Instead, the output of that command looks like this: ata2.00: ATAPI: VBOX CD-ROM, 1.0, max UDMA/133 ...
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21.04: Cannot launch Audacious from command line: "D-Bus error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY"

Launching the Audacious audio player from the command line yields the following error: $ audacious ERROR dbus-server.cc:928 [dbus_server_init]: D-Bus error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $...
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Change standard pitch for midi file playback?

It seems that when playing a midi file with audacious a standard pitch of 440hz is applied. Is it possible to change the standard pitch to say 443hz?
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How to install Equilzer Presets in Audacious in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have no presets for Equalizer in Audacious. How to get it and set user friendly?
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Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, Audacious 3.6.2 Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?
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AUDACIOUS PLAYER- Direct DSD reproduction? [closed]

My setup: PC Linux based (Q4OS 3.11.1) connected to Topping D90 DAC and Audacious player. I am able to play any type of file at any sample rate, DAC-display reports it properly. Except for DSD files. ...
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Audacious 3.9 stops playback after each track? (Ubuntu 18.04)

Been away fro two weeks, turn on my main work machine, load up a playlist in audacious and playback stops after each track played. Tried it on random too, can't see any reason why in the UI. Never had ...
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Audacious player doesn't play a list of audio files, when I mark and open several files in the file manager, since the update from 16.04 to 18.04

Well it's pretty much in the title. I did the Update to Ubuntu 18.04 with the update manager. However, now when I select several files in the file manager and hit enter, only the last in the list ...
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Need current version of Audacious on Raspberry Pi

I ran these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade apt show audacious ...and got: Package: audacious Version: 3.6.2-2 though the current ...
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Cannot enable 'Gnome Shortcuts' plugin in Audacious music player!

I am using Audacious as my default music player and I want to control my play list with Fn keys. I have checked some FAQ that say: "check (enable) the 'Gnome shortcut' plugin under 'Audacious> File> ...
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Audacious -Streaming - Song Info - Show pop-up Information unticked doesn't work

I have a soma fm stream going on in background, but even if I untick show pop-up information and restart audacious, the pop-up still shows, cluttering my desktop. I'm not sure if its an audacious ...
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Audacious error pertaining to OSS4 on Lubuntu 16.04

The error reads: OSS4 error: The device file is missing from /dev. Perhaps you have not installed and started Open Sound System yet. The file plays regardless. What should I do?
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Permissions denied while trying simple copy and paste

I recently wanted to add a skin to Audacious, but when I went to add the skins files to the skins folder I was denied the action. Was greeted with "You are not the owner. You can not modify this ...
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I get an error message when I am playing a playlist in Audacious 3.8.2

When I am playing a playlist in Audacious 3.8.2 I get this error message. Where is the 'console' and why is this happening? It doesn't matter if the source is my SSD or the ext HDD where all media ...
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Is there any way to make Audacious music player playes still after it exits?

I am using Audacious as my default music player and Removed RhythmBox from my Ubuntu 16.04. But I want to play music using Audacious and have the functionality of RhythmBox of continuing to play ...
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Seeking Audacious Guide

I am running Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and I am desperately seeking the Manual (User Guide) to "Audacious Audio Player". Can anyone please give me a link?
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Audacious: How to play midi files?

How do I play midi files under Audacious? I am currently running Xenial Xerus LTS with: andrew@athens:~$ audacious --version Audacious 3.6.2 (Ubuntu package) I have been using this Wiki midi file to ...
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Update Audacious under Xenial?

Xenial Xerus has Audacious 3.6.2 which was released more than a year ago on May 30th, 2015. I would like to use the latest Audacious: 3.7.2 released on March 28th, 2016. How can I get the latest ...
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Autoplay audacious running multiple times

In the cd autoplay, I run this command: audacious -q -p -h cdda:// But then after inserting a cd, audacious is started three times! And the sound becomes a lot of noise then. Running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Why opening a folder via a shortcut makes Audacious to start?

I have very recently decided to use Ubuntu Mate. I installed Audacious and whenever I open a folder via its shortcut (placed in the panel) Audacious runs by itself and starts to scan the folder opened....
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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Lubuntu audacious configuration problem

I believe this is a bug in lubuntu 14.04.2 (Trusty), a configuration control issue. In the lubuntu desktop amd64 iso, audacious is installed via the disk image in casper. The package revision is ...
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Audacious can't play some m4a files, but vlc can play it

I have some audio files with m4a format. But some of the file can't be played with Audacious but can be played with VLC. Why did it happen?
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...
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How I can fix Audacious Crash on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS?

At first, the installation of Audacious 3.5.2 works pretty good but then it crashed with signal 5 in_XReply() How I can fix this?
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How to prevent Audacious to control overall system sound?

When I mute sound in Audacious it mutes sound on whole system. For example if I play music in Audacious and on Youtube at the same time , muting sound in Audacious will mute Youtube as well.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Can't install Audacious

I've been trying to install Audacious on Ubuntu 14.04 but I can't seem to get it working. I have already changed the mirror on Software Sources of Ubuntu Software Center to the main server but still ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.2....
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Incorrect duration time in Audacious or any musical player when convert with ffmpeg or avconv

I have one strange problem which I can't figure out and it really drives me crazy. I was searching from a long time for this, but didn't find any adequate answers. It is about the time duration of ...
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Audacious desktop notifications stopped working in 13.10

When running 13.04, I used Audacious as a music player, with the "Desktop Notifications" plugin set up to display the current track, album name, artist name and album art whenever the track changed. ...
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infinity plugin audacious

Hey guys I'm quite new to ubuntu so sorry for asking newbi questions but: I found this interessting visualization plug-in for audacious (http://sourceforge.net/projects/infinity-plugin/) but I have no ...
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Shortcut to change playlist in Audacious

The Audacious music player presents playlist as tabs. File explorers like caja or nautilus provide very easy and useful shortcuts to change between tabs: ALT+NUMBER. Audacious lacks this functionality ...
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Audacious with shortcuts in keyboard

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and audacious as audio player.I am using a lenovo G460 notebook.It has keys which can play music.They work with Amarok. But , I want to make them work with Audacious.Can anyone ...
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How to import Winamp equalizer presets to Audacious?

I just switched from xmms to Audacious and I'm trying to import the Winamp presets but without success so far. I checked various guides but none of them works. I have a file named eq.preset but If I ...
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How to open folder as a playlist in Audacious from context menu

In older Ubuntu versions I could right-click on a folder and I would have the option to open it with Audacious. I can't in 13.04. P.S.: I don't know what thunar is.
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Audacious uses volume control when I've configured the media hotkeys

Using Ubuntu 12.10 on an Asus u30sd. I've managed to get Audacious to recognize my laptop's media keys (fn-play, etc) for playback, but it also hijacks the volume hotkey, so I can't change the system ...
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How do I listen to radio hidden in flash players in audacious?

This question has been asked before but was misunderstood. Just like the asker in the other thread, my goal is not to install flash in my browser so I can hear flash-based radio in the browser. My ...
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Sometimes there's no indicator-sound playback menu for Audacious v3.3.2?

If I run Audacious via keyboard shortcut, there will be no indicator-sound playback menu for that app on my top panel, below the speaker icon. However, if I double-click the audio file (or if I click ...
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Strange GTK3 issue with Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer)

I find that, in some GTK3 apps such as Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer), parts of the UI are pure black, which looks ugly and out-of-place. It is not intentional, as the screenshots on both ...
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How to listen to radio flash, a media player?

I would like to hear radio from streaming flash, eg http://www.los40principales.com.ar/player/player.htm . I can hear it from firefox, but I wonder if it is possible to listen to the radio in ...
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Play folder content in Audacious on right click in Thunar

I would like to add a custom action in thunar, playing a content of a folder in Audacious. How can I do that?
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compiz huge CPU usage while play Audacious

I have Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise and i can't use Audacious 3.2.1 (Ubuntu package), because compiz start use 25-50% my CPU usage. Intel(R) ...
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Error while playing a song playlist in Audacious after pc is restarted in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on windows xp sp II installation. All is working great. There's only one annoying thing.... I have installed Audacious. I add a few songs in it. Then I restart the pc....
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Set Audacious to open maximized? [closed]

I'm using Audacious 3.2.1, on Gnome-Shell. However, everytime I open it, it starts not-maximized. Is there a way, like editing the command for the launcher in the Menu Editor, to make Audacious fire ...
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Reconfiguring the music lens for Audacious

As much as I love Banshee for managing my library, its a bit slow (on my laptop) to use as a media player when I just fancy listening to a song and it also lacks the plugins for enhancing the sound ...
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How to integrate Audacious in the sound menu?

I was wondering if you would know a way to integrate audacious in the sound menu, just like banshee. The plugin inside audacious to put a status icon doesn't seem to do it.
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Can Audacious music player edit metadata of music?

I've been trying to find an alternative to Banshee, and right now, I'm using Clementine. It really is a great music player, but it just has too many features for me. All I listen to are soundtracks ...
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Alternative to Panflute Applet?

I use Audacious as my music player, and was using Panflute Applet to control the playback right from the superior menu bar. As I recently upgraded to Natty Narwhal, and it doesn't support applets ...
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How do I set Ctrl+Alt+something for Audacious global hokeys?

I want to set up global hotkeys in Audacious as follows. When I try and set these up it doesn't allow two mask keys. Ctrl+Alt+Insert for play. Ctrl+Alt+Home for pause. Ctrl+Alt+End for stop. ...
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