Xfce’s lightweight Parole media player released the third bug-fix update for the 1.0 series today. Here’s how how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and their derivatives.
Parole 1.0.3 release highlights:
- Drop deprecated OnlyShowIn keys in desktop actions
- Ensure the time divider is shown/hidden correctly
- Fix closing of Parole process with Ctrl-Q
- Fix Gtk-CRITICAL when closing main window
- Change text ‘…’ to ‘…’ for consistency with other Xfce apps
- Change text ’60 seconds’ to ‘1 minute’
- Move appdata to metainfo
How to Install Parole 1.0.3 in Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04:
The unofficial PPA has made the new release package for Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 19.04.
1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
Type user password (no asterisk feedback when typing due to security reason) when it prompts and hit Enter.
2. Then upgrade the media player via Software Updater utility:
or run following commands to install / upgrade it:
sudo apt update sudo apt install parole
For those who don’t want to add PPA, grab the .deb package from HERE.
Run following command to purge the PPA repository which also downgrade installed packages to the stock version in your Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps