Thursday, October 2, 2014

How To Install Pragha A Lightweight Music Player for GNU/Linux On Ubuntu 14.10 14.04

A Lightweight Music Player for GNU/Linux, based on GTK+, SQLite, completely written in C, constructed to be fast, light, and simultaneously complete without obstructing your daily work.


Source Pragha Homepage: http://pragha.wikispaces.com/

Some of the features are:

  • Library management using sqlite3.
  • Versatile Amarok/Winamp-style play queue.
  • Search/Filter the library and current playlist.
  • Multiple library views.
  • Search lyrics, artist bios and album art of any song.
  • OSD support with libnotify.
  • ID3 tag editing.
  • mp3, ogg, flac, modplug, wav and audio CD support.
  • Last.fm scrobbling.
  • Playlist management (M3U exporting).
  • DBUS management interface.
  • MPRIS2 support.

The gstreamer port adds:

  • Support for more audio files like asf, wma, mp4, m4a, MonkeyAudio and supports the Pulseaudio sound server.
  • A complete rewrite of the lastfm support, thanks to http://liblastfm.sourceforge.net/, that adds the ability to identify as Pragha, love, unlove, append similar songs, append loved songs, etc.

To Install pragha just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/lffl
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pragha



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