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Pandora Radio klient 'Pithos' 1.4.0 Udgivet [Ubuntu PPA]


Pithos, en open source Pandora radio klient, har nået den 1.4.0 udgivelse med nye plugins støtte, forbedret ydeevne og meget mere.

Pithos er en indfødt Pandora Radio klient til Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, meddelelser, and the sound menu.

Pithos 1.4.0 release highlights:

  • Add new plugin that inhibits screensaver/suspend during playback
  • Add new plugin adding a 10-band equalizer
  • Add new plugin that automatically normalizes volume between tracks
  • Add help entry (F1) that opens the wiki
  • Replace build system with Meson
  • Automatically detect if the user has Pandora One
  • Improve saving and restoring window position
  • Improve plugin loading performance and error reporting
  • Notification Icon: Improve detecting if a tray is available
  • Notification Icon: Add option to use symbolic icon

How to Install Pithos in Ubuntu:

The software has an official Ubuntu PPA that contains Pithos deb packages for Ubuntu 16.04 og Ubuntu 17.04.

1. Åbn terminal via Ctrl + Alt + T eller fra applikationsliste. Hvornår det åbner, Kør kommandoen til at tilføje PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa

Indtast din adgangskode (ingen visuel feedback, når der skrives) når det beder om og slå postere.

2. Then check updates and install the Pandora radio client via command:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pithos

Note that at the moment of writing, the PPA contains the last 1.3.1 udgivelse. It needs time for the developer building the software packages.

Uninstall Pithos:

To remove Pithos, Kør følgende kommando i terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pithos

To remove the PPA repository, launch “Software & Updates” utility and navigate to Other Software tab.

Derudover, Pithos is also available as Gnome Platpak, see the wiki.