Pithos 1.2.0 Pandora Radio client for Linux released

Pithos 1.2.0 recently released, is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. Pithos is much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu. This release is a major release involving a lot of cleanup and some UI redesigns.

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Pithos 1.2.0 Changelog

  • Migrate build system to Autotools
  • Migrate settings to GSettings
  • Store password with SecretService (libsecret)
  • Remove all dependencies on dbus-python
  • Add extensive keyboard shortcuts for the main window
    • Add Keyboard Shortcuts help window on Gtk 3.20+
  • Add initial support for translations (translators needed!)
  • Add explicit content filter option
  • Add more quality options
  • Fix high CPU usage with Ubuntu’s default theme
  • Redesign all dialogs to use Headerbars
  • Redesign stations dropdown as a Popover with searching and sorting
  • Improve integration with Flatpak
    • Use Gio to open URIs
    • Rename icons and data files to match app id
  • mpris:
    • Effectively rewritten to better follow the spec
    • Reference album art as locally downloaded files
  • notify: Fix Ubuntu sometimes showing wrong art
  • lastfm: Fix now playing not being set

Install Pithos 1.2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install pithos

Install Pithos 1.2.0 on Fedora 20

sudo rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-20.noarch.rpm

sudo rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-20.noarch.rpm

sudo yum update

sudo yum install pithos
 
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