How To install Pithos 1.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 

To Install Pithos 1.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 

Pithos1.4.0, a new version of the open-source Pandora Radio (US-based music streaming service) client for Linux desktops, is now available for download. Pithos 1.4.0 comes with a number of new plugins that has an extended set of features which includes a 10 band equalizer, screensaver/lock screen inhibiter, and a volume normalizer. The application also has an option through F1 keyboard shortcut to open the online Pithos wiki. Apart from this, there are several other features available on Pithos 1.4.0  and some of them are listed as follows. 


Features

  •    Pithos requires an active Pandora Radio account.
  •     An official web player is available to all users on Windows, macOS and Linux, as well as mobile apps for Android and iOS. An official Pandora desktop app is available on macOS and Windows for Pandora One customers.
  •     Pithos is an unofficial, third-party app favored by Pandora subscribers on Linux as it offers a more integrated experience than the official web player, including MPRIS support, keyboard media keys, and desktop notifications.

 

Installing Pithos 1.4.0

First, make sure you have your system updated by making use of the following command.

root@localhost:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
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Fetched 2,794 kB in 5s (500 kB/s) 
Reading package lists... Done

 


And then, you need to add the repository which is required for the installation of Pithos 1.4.0. 

root@localhost:~# add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~pithos/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
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gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
OK


Once it is added, you need to update the system again. 

root@localhost:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
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Fetched 2,794 kB in 5s (500 kB/s) 
Reading package lists... Done

 

You shall now proceed with the installation of Pithos by making use of the following command.

root@localhost:~# apt-get install pithos
Reading package lists... Done
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Setting up va-driver-all:amd64 (1.7.0-1ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...

 

Pithos has been installed, you shall open it through your terminal.

root@localhost:~# pithos
/usr/share/pithos/pithos/pithos.py:36:import to ensure that the right version gets loaded.
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/usr/share/pithos/pithos/pithos.py:36:import to ensure that the right version gets loaded.

 

The Pithos application is now open. Give your credentials to log in. 
login

 

 

Once you've logged in your Pithos 1.4.0, you shall start to work on Pithos. 
work

With this, the method to install Pithos 1.4.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 comes to an end. 


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