Archives For pragha player

The lightweight Pragha music player 1.3.91.1 was released a day ago as a new beta of Pragha 1.4.

Changes in the new release include:

  • Save lyrics and artist bio ans similar songs in user cache as files. These are easily editable by the user.
  • Implement increse play count to Koel.
  • Various improvements to the tag editor dialog.
  • Add a header that highlights the main tags.
  • Update the header as you edit the tags.
  • Hides the check buttons and shows them when the tag is modified.
  • When you demarcate the check, restore the original tag.
  • Fix plugins on last tarball due to an internal development patch.

How to Install Pragha 1.3.91.1 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, 17.10:

While the project page provides only source tarball, you can easily install Pragha music player via an unofficial PPA in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 17.10.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) 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

Remove Pragha:

To remove the music player, either use Synaptic Package Manager or by running command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pragha

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

Pragha music player 1.3.91 was released earlier today as the second beta of the next Pragha 1.4.

The 1.3.91 release of the lightweight music player (formerly known as Consonance) features:

  • New Koel plugin that allow play music from this service.
  • Implements cache purge limited by size. 1GB by default.
  • Add option to “Add and Play” from library view.
  • Allows reordering the columns of the playlists.
  • New panel on info plugin that show recomendations from Lastfm.
  • Use custom name for the panel icons.
  • Add a symbolic icon for panel. Not used by default.
  • Add “Search” hint to search entry.
  • And various bug-fixes. See here for details.

Pragha Music Player in Elementary OS Freya

How to Install Pragha 1.3.91 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, 17.10:

While the project page provides only source tarball, you can easily install Pragha music player via an unofficial PPA in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 17.10.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) 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

Remove Pragha:

To remove the music player, either use Synaptic Package Manager or by running command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pragha

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

Pragha, a lightweight music player for Linux, has reached the 1.3.90 release earlier today. It’s marked as the first beta release for the next major 1.4 release.

What’s New in Pragha 1.4 beta:

  • New Ampache plugin.
  • Uses a new concept of ‘provider’ that allows show music from multiple
  • collections independently.
  • New standard widget to display progress of long tasks.
  • Allow apply a custom css.
  • Register session in GtkApplication now compatible with xfce 4.14
  • Misc fixes to Gtk 3.20 and GCC 6.0.
  • Various other changes, bug-fixes, and translation updates.
  • See the release note for more details.

How to Install Pragha 1.4 Beta in Ubuntu:

While the project page provides only source tarball, you can easily install Pragha via an unofficial PPA for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and Ubuntu 17.10.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) 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

Remove Pragha:

To remove the music player, either use Synaptic Package Manager or by running command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove pragha

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

pragha-player-icon

A new release of Pragha, a lightweight music player for GNU/Linux was released a few hours ago with new features and bug fixes.

For those who never heard about Pragha, it’s a continuation of Consonance, an excellent player emerged in the archlinux forums, which is based on Gtk+3 and written in C, constructed to be fast and light.

The new Pragha 1.3.3 brings new features and changes:

  • Rework the interface of equalizer and adds the preamplifier.
  • Add a switch for disabling the equalizer preset easily.
  • Add option to use small icons on tool/headerbar.
  • Change “Use Gnome 3 HIG” option to “Use system title bar and borders”
  • Don’t use icons on menubar.

There’s also some bug fixes and translation updates. See details at the release page.

Pragha Music Player in Elementary OS Freya

Pragha Music Player in Elementary OS Freya

How to Install Pragha 1.3.3 in Ubuntu:

The new release depends on GTK >= 3.14. It’s available in PPA for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, and Elementary OS Freya.

Open terminal from the Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key. When it opens, run below commands one by one to add PPA, update system cache, and install the player:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install pragha

For Elementary OS Freya (use 15.04 package), and those who don’t want to add PPA, grab the .deb installer from the PPA archive.

Tip: The close button does not close the player by default, instead minimize the software window. To change the function, go to Preferences -> Desktop, and untick the box says “Minimize Pragha when closing window”

pragha-close-button

Scribus 1.4.5 PPA

The latest desktop publishing software Scribus 1.4.5, Pragha music player 1.3.2, Liferea RSS reader 1.10.15, and Hotshots screenshot tool 2.2.0 are ready in PPAs for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid.

Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application based on the free Qt toolkit. It is designed for layout, typesetting and to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms.

scribus 1.4.5 in Ubuntu 14.04

While Ubuntu repositories provide an old version, you can install the latest Scribus 1.4.5 via below commands one by one in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install scribus

Or you can grab the .deb installer for Vivid from this page.

Pragha is a Lightweight Music Player for GNU/Linux, based on Gtk, sqlite, and completely written in C, constructed to be fast, light, and simultaneously tries to be complete without obstructing the daily work.

Pragha Music Player

To install it, run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install pragha

Or download the .deb installer at launchpad page.

Liferea is an open source feed reader and news aggregator with an embedded graphical browser (supports playing video, audio).

Liferea Feed Reader

While Ubuntu repositories provide an old version, you can install the latest for Ubuntu 15.04 via:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install liferea