How to Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04

Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

DeaDBeeF is an audio player software for Linux. DeaDBeeF is small in size but big in features. Its interface is customizable and supports themes, and it can play music from CDs and files in many different formats, including MP3, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, and WAV. It is a cross-platform music player which can be installed on Linux, Windows, BSD, macOS, etc.


  • Operating System with Ubuntu 22.04
  • Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
  • Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
  • PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
  • Powershell for Windows 10/11
  • Familiar with APT Commands

Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget

Step 2. Install DeaDBeeF Player.

Installing DeaDBeeF on your Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish system is straightforward, Now execute the following command on the command line to import GPG keys:

sudo gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /usr/share/keyrings/pavel.gpg --keyserver --recv-keys F2C37BD8BDF01321549242C9AEC82AC78B65E182

Next, add the DeaDBeeF PPA repository:

echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/pavel.gpg] jammy main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/deadbeef.list

After that, execute an APT update to reflect the newly imported PPA and install it:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install deadbeef

Step 3. Launch DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu.

After completing the installation, you can launch the DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04, by clicking the icon ‘Software Launcher’ shown on the left bottom of the screen, and typing ‘DeaDBeeF’ in the search bar, after that, an icon will appear just click to launch it.

Install DeaDBeeF Player on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

That’s all you need to do to install DeaDBeeF on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the installation of the DeaDBeeF Ultimate Music Player, please refer to their official knowledge base. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you find it useful, don’t forget to share it with your friend and family. Also, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.