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Pandora Radio Client 'Pithos' 1.4.0 Vrijgegeven [Ubuntu PPA]


Pithos, een open-source Pandora radio-client, bereikt de 1.4.0 release met nieuwe plugins ondersteuning, prestatieverbeteringen en meer.

Pithos is een native Pandora Radio-client voor Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, meldingen, and the sound menu.

Pithos 1.4.0 release hoogtepunten:

  • 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 en Ubuntu 17.04.

1. Open terminal via Ctrl + Alt + T, of vanuit de app launcher. Wanneer het wordt geopend, bevel van de looppas de PPA toevoegen:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa

Voer uw wachtwoord (geen visuele feedback tijdens het typen) wanneer het wordt gevraagd en druk op Enter.

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 release. It needs time for the developer building the software packages.

Uninstall Pithos:

To remove Pithos, Voer het volgende commando in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pithos

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

Bovendien, Pithos is also available as Gnome Platpak, Zie de wiki.