How to install Audacity on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Audacity on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video below, for a visual and audio guide.  

We start the process by enabling Linux Apps in our system settings, after that we copy/paste one command, the command below, into our Linux Terminal and run it.  That is it and Audacity is installed.

Ps.  It is not the latest version of Audacity, but a fully functional one.  Enjoy!

Update:  We made a revised video, where we show how to fix most graphical issues which you might experience and show how to record your microphone as well, look here

Command Used:
sudo apt install audacity

If you experience any graphical errors, please apply this change.

Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

We also created another tutorial to install the latest version of Audacity. the windows, version.  If you have a Chromebook with an Intel or AMD CPU and the Google Play Store, look here

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    1. it is working for me open terminal and put sudo apt install audacity and it works perfect make sure you got linux activated

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  2. what if its showing distorted ?

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