How to install Audacity
on openSUSE

Audacity snap

Audacity

Daniel Llewellyn (diddledan)

Audio software for multi-track recording and editing

Audacity® is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages.

You can use Audacity to:

  • Record live audio
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs
  • Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together
  • Change the speed or pitch of a recording
  • Apply a wide range of other effects to audio recordings

Upstream Project: https://www.audacityteam.org/ snapcraft.yaml Build Definition: https://github.com/diddlesnaps/audacity/blob/master/snap/snapcraft.yaml

Details for Audacity

License
GPL-2.0+
Last updated
7 October 2019

Enable snaps on openSUSE and install Audacity

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

Install Audacity

To install Audacity, simply use the following command:

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