How to Install Latest Mixxx 2.4.1 via PPA in Ubuntu 24.04 / 22.04

Last updated: May 19, 2024 — 1 Comment

The popular free open-source DJ software Mixxx now is at version 2.4.1 with some important fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via PPA.

Mixxx 2.4 features exporting crates, playlists and the library to Engine DJ OS devices, including Denon and Numark standalone controllers. It supports for Saved Loops, which can be assigned to any Hot Cue slot. As well, it introduced Effect Chains, a set of effects which can be saved and reloaded with all their parameters and individual Meta Knob mappings. For more, see the release page.

How to Install Latest Mixxx in Ubuntu via PPA:

The DJ software has an official PPA for Ubuntu, Linux Mint based systems. So far, it provides the latest 2.4.1 packages for Ubuntu 24.04, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 23.10, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 20/21

1. Add Mixxx PPA

Open terminal either from app launcher or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mixxx/mixxx

Type your password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Update package cache:

For Ubuntu 18.04, users need to manually refresh the package cache after adding new software sources. To do so, simply run command:

sudo apt update

3. Install or Upgrade Mixxx:

If an old Mixxx package was installed on your system, you may try upgrading the DJ software using Software Updater:

Or just run the command below in terminal to either install or upgrade the DJ software:

sudo apt install mixxx

Uninstall Mixxx:

You can easily remove the software by running command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --autoremove mixxx

And remove the PPA repository via Software & Updates, by removing relevant line utility under Other Software tab.


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One response to How to Install Latest Mixxx 2.4.1 via PPA in Ubuntu 24.04 / 22.04

  1. Thank you! Very helpful!

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