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How to delete file from Audacious

📅 2014-Nov-21 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ audacious, delete ⬩ 📚 Archive

The ability to delete a music file directly from Audacious can be useful. However, the version of Audacious that ships with latest Ubuntu does not have this feature. Thankfully, it has been implemented as a plugin and ships with Audacious 3.5.2.

To remove your Audacious and install the latest Audacious from PPA:

$ sudo apt-get remove audacious
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install audacious

To turn on the feature to delete files, enable Files -> Settings -> Plugins -> General -> Delete Files. Right-click on a file in the playlist and choose Services -> Delete Selected Files. The files will be moved to Trash, so you can recover them later if you want.

Tried with: Audacious 3.5.2 and Ubuntu 14.04

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