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How to install / uninstall Banshee 2.6.2 for Ubuntu 16.04

How to install banshee in ubuntu 16.04
Are you looking to install Banshee? Here's how to install the latest version of Banshee for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10.

Banshee provides an amazing media player that can play music, videos, manage podcasts and integrate with Last.fm. Banshee is designed to look more like the apple iTunes store rather than an actual media player but that adds to its charm. The main appeal of Banshee lies in the fact that it can sync with quite a few popular media player across multiple devices which include the IPod, IPad, and IPhone as well.

Banshee has access to internet archives to search for video and audio media that can be played through the media player as well as providing easy access to various podcasts online. Another great feature of Banshee is that it automatically fetches the cover art for your music immediately.

Install Banshee

To install Banshee, simply type the following commands into a new terminal window. You can open a new terminal quickly and easily with the shortcut keys (ctrl + alt + t)

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install banshee

During installation, you may be asked for your password to authorize the install.

Uninstall Banshee

If you find Banshee is not for you or you need to uninstall for any reason, then type the below command into a terminal window. This will also remove any other dependant packages that are no longer needed.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove banshee