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Pragha 1.4 Release Candidate, a lightweight continuation of the Consonance music player, was released a few days ago with new features, performance improvements and some fixes.

After 4 beta releases, Pragha 1.4 RC (1.3.99) may be the last before the 1.4 stable release. The new 1.4 RC features:

  • First implementation of Favorites as a playlist.
  • Sync favorites with Koel and Last.Fm.
  • New Visualizer plugin.
  • Use Alt+Return shortcut to edit the selected song.
  • Add progress indicator to the search entry while it works.
  • Remember last pane used on song info plugin.
  • Allows to customize the styles to the distro packagers.

How to Install Pragha RC 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 your user password (no asterisks feedback while typing 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.

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.

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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”

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