How to Install Ocenaudio Free Audio Editor in Ubuntu – A Best Audacity Alternative for Linux

In this article we are going to learn How to install Ocenaudio free audio editor in Ubuntu. ocenaudio is a open source free audio editor application and a nice audacity alternative. We can’t compare this application with audacity as audacity comes with more advance features but ocenaudio can be usable for basic audio auditing tasks. The best part of this application is it’s completely light weight, consumes less memory and a nice user friendly application. ocenaudio was developed by ocenaudio Team and released under GNU GPL license.

Now let’s have a look at features of Ocenaudio free audio editor (audacity alternative) application :

  • It’s an cross platform application available for major operating system’s i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
  • Can edit multiple audio files at a time without impacting the application performance.
  • Ocenaudio free audio editor can work on background Hence it’s allows to do your other work.
  • You can use this application to edit large sized audio files.

For more information and features of Ocenaudio Audacity alternative app you can visit the official website.

How to Install Ocenaudio Free Audio Editor in Ubuntu – A Best Audacity Alternative for Linux

Follow the below steps to install Ocenaudio free audio editor in Ubuntu – A Best Audacity Alternative for Linux:

Before start the installation of Ocenaudio free audio editor application let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update the Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/team-xbmc/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                            
Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                                               
Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB]
Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB]
Fetched 204 kB in 2s (75.6 kB/s)  
Reading package lists... Done

After updating the packages & repositories of Ubuntu now we have download the Ocenaudio audacity alternative package from official website. So to download the same use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ wget http://www.ocenaudio.com/downloads/index.php/ocenaudio_debian64.deb   # Download the Package
--2018-01-04 08:13:53--  http://www.ocenaudio.com/downloads/index.php/ocenaudio_debian64.deb
Resolving www.ocenaudio.com (www.ocenaudio.com)... 107.170.112.160, 46.101.149.147, 2a03:b0c0:3:d0::86:9001
Connecting to www.ocenaudio.com (www.ocenaudio.com)|107.170.112.160|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 11549332 (11M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘ocenaudio_debian64.deb’

ocenaudio_debian64.deb                     100%[=====================================================================================>]  11.01M   608KB/s    in 20s     

2018-01-04 08:14:14 (561 KB/s) - ‘ocenaudio_debian64.deb’ saved [11549332/11549332]

As you can see below I have already downloaded the ocenaudio free audio editor .deb package. Refer the output below.

[email protected]:~$ ls -l ocenaudio_debian64.deb   # Downloaded Package
-rw-rw-r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 11549332 Dec 21 09:00 ocenaudio_debian64.deb

Also Read – How To Install Audacity Digital Audio Editor In Ubuntu

Now  we are ready to install the Ocenaudio audacity alternative package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -i ocenaudio_debian64.deb   # Install the Ocenaudio Package
Selecting previously unselected package ocenaudio.
(Reading database ... 175395 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack ocenaudio_debian64.deb ...
Unpacking ocenaudio (3.3.10-1) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ocenaudio:
 ocenaudio depends on libqt5concurrent5 (>= 5.3.2); however:
  Package libqt5concurrent5 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package ocenaudio (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.5-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 ocenaudio

As you can see above Ocenaudio is asking for some dependencies to complete the installation. So to install all required dependencies use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install -f   # Install Dependencies
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree        
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  javascript-common kodi-bin libcec4 libcrossguid1 libjs-jquery libmicrohttpd10 libmysqlclient20 libnfs8 libp8-platform2 libpcrecpp0v5 libshairplay0 libtinyxml2.6.2v5
  libva-drm1 libva-x11-1 mysql-common python-bluez python-imaging python-pil python-simplejson
Use "sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libqt5concurrent5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libqt5concurrent5
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 400 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 24.3 kB of archives.
After this operation, 132 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y   ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation

As you can see above we have successfully installed the ocenaudio free audio editor package with all required dependencies. To confirm the same refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l ocenaudio   # Confirm the installed Package
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  ocenaudio                            3.3.10-1                amd64                   Ocenaudio is a fast, cross-platform audio editor.

Now to open the application just type the command ocenaudio on shell prompt. Refer the command below.

[email protected]:~$ ocenaudio   # Open the audacity alternative application

You can also open the Ocenaudio audacity alternative application graphically using Search your computer box.

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How To Uninstall Ocenaudio Free Audio Editor Application in Ubuntu?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Ocenaudio Free Audio Editor Application and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r ocenaudio   # Uninstall the ocenaudio free audio editor App
(Reading database ... 175435 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing ocenaudio (3.3.10-1) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/ocenaudio.postrm: 4: [: missing ]
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.5-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...

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