This simple tutorial will show you how to install BeatBox in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and 12.10 quantal. BeatBox is a music player with focus on speed, simplicity and music discovery. Few days ago, beatbox released version 0.6, “Dear Rosemary” with following features:

  • *Shuffle is no longer visual.
  • *New top display UI.
  • *Closing while playing hides the window, and a new exit app menu option allows you to force close the app.
  • *Can now be set as default music player
  • *Faster startup time
  • *Option to eject devices from sidebar
  • *Nicer album view popup
  • *Sidebar inline toolbar

Install BeatBox in Ubuntu:

Hit Ctrl+Alt+T to launch terminal for running commands. Run following 3 commands one by one to install BeatBox from PPA (support 12.04 & 12.10)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sgringwe/beatbox
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install beatbox