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Installing BallroomDJ on Linux

Installing via the command line

Install the Requisite Software

This is the command for Ubuntu/LinuxMint

sudo apt-get install python-mutagen flac faad pulseaudio-utils vlc sox libsox-fmt-mp3

Add the audio group to your user account

sudo usermod -a -G audio $USER

Install BallroomDJ

tar -xfz ballroomdj-3.3.14.tar.gz
cd ballroomdj-3.3.14
make prefix=/your-install-location install

Installing via the graphical user interface

(These instructions apply to version 3.3.14 and later)

(These instructions may vary depending on your file manager and version of Linux. At this time, the installation script only has support for debian/ubuntu/linux mint insallation of requisite packages)

Open the file manager and double-click on ballroomdj-3.3.14.tar.gz. Select "Extract" and extract all files.

Open the ballroomdj-3.3.14 folder in the file manager.

Double click on the INSTALLER file. Select Run in terminal.

Type in the folder where BallroomDJ should be installed. The default location is $HOME/BallroomDJ. The folder does not need to be created beforehand.

The installation will now run a sudo command to install the requisite packages and a sudo command to add the audio group to your user account. Enter your password.

After installing the requisite packages, BallroomDJ will be installed to the location you entered.

A desktop icon to start BallroomDJ will be created on your desktop. Double click on the icon and select Mark as trusted to activate the icon.