Pragha Music Player 1.3.4 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu

March 1, 2019 — 1 Comment

Pragha music player 1.3.4 was released few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10.

While Pragha 1.4 is being close to the final release, Pragha 1.3.4 was released a few days ago as a new maintenance that features:

  • Fixes some border, spacing and margin in all gui.
  • Various improvements to the tag editor dialog.
  • Implement emit CanNext/Prev/Play/Pause/Seek.
  • Use Alt+Return shortcut to edit the selected song.
  • Some backport of improvents to MTP plugin
  • Set user-agent and ssl strict ssl to gstreamer on internet music.
  • Fix second sidebar dont show with accel.
  • Allow apply a custom css. Related to Issue
  • Allows to customize the styles to the distro packagers.

How to install Pragha 1.3.4 in Ubuntu:

There’s an unofficial PPA that contains the latest Pragha packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Linux Mint 18.x/19.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

Type user password (no asterisk feedback due to security reason) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Then install the music player either via Synaptic Package Manager or by running commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install pragha

Uninstall Pragha:

To remove the music player, either use Synaptic Package Manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pragha

And you can remove the PPA via Software & Updates utility under ‘Other Software’ tab.

I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my native language. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

One response to Pragha Music Player 1.3.4 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu

  1. Michael Biller March 3, 2019 at 4:43 am

    I hadn’t heard of this music player but it does look interesting. Thanks for the heads-up.

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