Install LMMS 1.0.0 in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/12.04/12.10

Last updated: March 30, 2014

LMMS 1.0.0 Ubuntu

Linux MultiMedia Studio or LMMS, a free software digital audio workstation, has reached version 1.0.0.

LMMS is a free cross-platform software which allows you to produce music with your computer. This covers creating melodies and beats, synthesizing and mixing sounds and arranging samples. You can have fun with your MIDI keyboard and much more.

The developer has announced the v1.0.0 on

“After almost exactly 10 years of development, we proudly bump the version number to 1.0.0.”

LMMS 1.0.0 Ubuntu

Install LMMS:

To install LMMS 1.0.0 in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the command below to add the PPA:

Add KXStudio Debian Applications PPA:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kxstudio-debian/apps

Or, use the Rodney Dawes’ PPA:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dobey/audiotools

After added one of PPAs above, run below commands to update and install the software:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lmms

(Optional) Uninstall:

Install ppa-purge by running the below command:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

Purge the PPA as well as downgrade the installed app from that PPA to the default version available in Ubuntu repositories (change the ppa name in the code):

sudo ppa-purge ppa:kxstudio-debian/apps


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2 responses to Install LMMS 1.0.0 in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/12.04/12.10

  1. Ubuntu 14.04 comes with lmms in it’s own repositories

    sudo apt-get install lmms