Audacity 2.4.2 released with updated wxWidgets library

Audacity Audio Editor 2.4.2 was released last night with an updated wxwidgets library and a number of bug fixes.

Highlights of the Audacity 2.4.2 release:

  • Upgrade to wxwidgets 3.1.3
  • Add the Reset Configuration menu option.
  • Many bug fixes.

Audacity 2.4.2 released with updated wxWidgets library

How to install Audacity 2.4.2 on Ubuntu:

The PPA package (v2.4.1) does not work perfectly on Ubuntu due to changes in the build system. Therefore, it is recommended to use Order City Flat Pack..

1.) If this is your first time installing the Flatpak package on Ubuntu, run the command in Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) to set up your system.

  • Install the Flat Pack Framework using the command.
    sudo apt install flatpak

    Audacity 2.4.2 released with updated wxWidgets library

  • Add the Flathub repository using the command.
    flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

    Audacity 2.4.2 released with updated wxWidgets library

2.) Then run the following command to install the Audacity flatpak package.

flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.Audacity

If you have installed it before, flatpak update org.audacityteam.Audacity command.

Audacity 2.4.2 released with updated wxWidgets library

Uninstall Audacity flatpak.

To remove the flatpak package, run the command in terminal:

flatpak uninstall org.audacityteam.Audacity

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