In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Audacity on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application. The software includes many features that allow users to edit and record quickly, mix audio files, and support a variety of audio file formats, as well as VST plug-ins. It is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Audacity audio editor on a Fedora 36.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Audacity on Fedora 36
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core
Step 2. Installing Audacity on Fedora 36.
- Install Audacity using Base Repository Fedora.
By default, the Audacity package comes in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Audacity to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install audacity
- Install Audacity using Snap Package Manager.
If the Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:
sudo dnf install snapd
To install Audacity, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install audacity
Step 3. Accessing Audacity on Fedora 36.
Once the Audacity installation is complete, you can start Audacity by typing
audacity in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for Audacity.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Audacity. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Audacity audio editor on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Audacity website.