How to install SonoBus Open Source Network Audio Streaming Application on Ubuntu

SonoBus is a free and open source network audio streaming software for Linux, Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android. Using this application you can stream low-latency peer-to-peer audio between devices over the internet or a local network. It is released under open source GNU General Public License v3.0. You can connects multiple users, record the audio, playback any audio content and more. It also comes with input compression, noise gate and EQ effects.


Install SonoBus on Ubuntu

SonoBus is available as a snap, flatpak and native package file for Ubuntu Linux. In this article we will see how to install SonoBus on Ubuntu.

Install SonoBus via Snap:

Open the terminal command-line application and run below SonoBus snap install command.

sudo snap install sonobus

It will install the latest version of SonoBus on your Ubuntu system.

If you use Jack on your host, then run this command to connect.

snap connect sonobus:jack1

If not using Jack on your host, you may use alsa instead:

snap connect sonobus:alsa

Install SonoBus via Flatpak:

Install flatpak and flathub if you don’t have, then run below commands in terminal to install SonoBus on your Linux system.

flatpak install flathub net.sonobus.SonoBus

After the installation run below command to run SonoBus.

flatpak run net.sonobus.SonoBus

Install SonoBus via terminal

Open the terminal app run below commands one by one.

echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sonobus.list
sudo wget -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/sonobus.gpg
sudo apt update && sudo apt install sonobus

That’s it.

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