Pogo: A Ultra Lightweight Audio Player for Ubuntu Linux

July 23, 2013 — 1 Comment

Pogo is an ultra lightweight music player for Ubuntu Linux. It is a fork of Decibel Audio Player and supports most common audio formats. Pogo is written in Python and uses GTK+ and gstreamer.

pogo ultra lightweight audio player

Pogo plays your music. Nothing else. It is both fast and easy-to-use. The clear interface uses the screen real-estate very efficiently. Other features include: Fast search on the harddrive and in the playlist, smart album grouping, cover display, desktop notifications and no music library.


Install Pogo Audio Player:

The developer has created a ppa repository to make it easy to install for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users. So far it supports Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise, 10.04 Lucid.

To add the ppa, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pogo-dev/daily

After that, update package lists and install Pogo via command below:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install pogo

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One response to Pogo: A Ultra Lightweight Audio Player for Ubuntu Linux

  1. i’ll give it a try now, thanks

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