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How To Install Audacity on Fedora 36

Install Audacity on Fedora 36

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).
  • A non-root sudo user or 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.

Install Audacity on Fedora 36

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.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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