How to install Audacity on a Chromebook

Today we are looking at how to install Audacity on a Chromebook.

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Please use the video as a visual guide, and the commands and links below to install it on your Chromebook.

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1) 00:05 (time stamp in the video)
We start the process by enabling the Linux Container on our Chromebook.  You can al
ways remove it again in the future as well if needed.

To enable it, we go to the settings of our Chromebook, inside of it, we click on the "Advance" option in the left panel, and then the "Developers" section. Then enable Linux from there as seen in the video.

2) 00:34
Now we continue to the next phase in the tutorial and that is to run several commands in our Linux terminal, which will install Audacity.

Some general facts about the terminal.  To paste a command into the Linux terminal, press "Ctrl Shift v" together.  After you paste a command into the Linux terminal, please press "enter" to run it.  At some commands you will see a question to press Y or n to continue.  If you see it press "enter" to continue.

2.1)  This command will update the repositories of our Linux container.

sudo apt update

2.2) 01:12 This command will install the game.  The Y and n question will appear in this command, please press "enter" then.

sudo apt install audacity

3) 01:36
Now we will launch Audacity.  Firstly, we will enable audio input and afterward we will launch Audacity and test it out.

3.1)  Now we will enable audio input for Linux Applications on a Chromebook.  So that you can use audio input in Audacity.  Please follow the video as a guide.

3.2)  02:00 Now we will launch Audacity.

3.3) 02:22 Now we will test Audaicty, as seen in the video, put the audio input to Sysdefault.