How To Install Vocal 1.0 On Ubuntu 15.04, Elementary OS 0.3, Fedora 21 And Arch Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Vocal is an open-source podcast management application, created with GTK+3.14, for Elementary OS.

It is based on GStreamer and allows the users to easily download audio and video podcasts, find the podcast covers and notify the users when new podcasts are available. Also, there is an option for automatically starting the download of new episodes, in a a directory set by the users.

The latest version available is Vocal 1.0, which has been recentl released, having the below features.

  • Audio and video podcast support
  • Built-in video playback
  • Automatic checking for new episodes
  • Episode position saving
  • Streaming and downloading support (works offline)
  • Smart library management
  • Automatic downloads
  • Full system integration
  • Library importing and exporting

how to install Vocal 1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Fedora 21 and Arch Linux systems.

In this article I will show you how to install Vocal 1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Fedora 21 and Arch Linux systems.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Vocal 1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ mkdir vocal && cd vocal
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/vocalpodcast/files/vocal_1.0_i386.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/gir1.2-granite-1.0_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_i386.deb -O gir1.2-granite.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/libgranite-common_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_all.deb -O libgranite-common.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/libgranite2_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_i386.deb -O libranite.deb
$ sudo gdebi libgranite-common.deb
$ sudo gdebi libgranite.deb
$ sudo gdebi gir1.2-granite.deb
$ sudo gdebi vocal_1.0_i386.deb
$ cd .. && rm -r vocal

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ mkdir vocal && cd vocal
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/vocalpodcast/files/vocal_1.0_amd64.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/gir1.2-granite-1.0_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_amd64.deb -O gir1.2-granite.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/libgranite-common_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_all.deb -O libgranite-common.deb
$ wget https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable/+files/libgranite2_0.3.0%2Br850%2Bpkg80~ubuntu0.3.1_amd64.deb -O libranite.deb
$ sudo gdebi libgranite-common.deb
$ sudo gdebi libgranite.deb
$ sudo gdebi gir1.2-granite.deb
$ sudo gdebi vocal_1.0_amd64.deb
$ cd .. && rm -r vocal

Optional, to remove Vocal from Ubuntu, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove vocal

How to install Vocal 1.0 on Elementary OS 0.3:

Instructions for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nathandyer/vocal-stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install vocal

Optional, to remove Vocal from Elementary OS, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove vocal

How to install Vocal 1.0 on Fedora 21:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/vocalpodcast/files/vocal-1.0-1.fc21.i686.rpm
$ wget ftp.pbone.net/mirror/ftp.sourceforge.net/pub/sourceforge/a/ap/appcenterfedora/fedora/releases/20/i386/granite-0.2.2-1.fc20.i686.rpm
$ sudo yum install granite-0.2.2-1.fc20.i686.rpm
$ sudo yum install vocal-1.0-1.fc21.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ http://sourceforge.net/projects/vocalpodcast/files/vocal-1.0-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm
$ wget ftp.pbone.net/mirror/ftp.sourceforge.net/pub/sourceforge/a/ap/appcenterfedora/fedora/releases/20/x86_64/granite-0.2.2-1.fc20.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum install granite-0.2.2-1.fc20.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum install vocal-1.0-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove Vocal from Fedora, do:

$ sudo yum remove vocal

How to install Vocal 1.0 on Arch Linux systems:

Instructions for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ sudo pacman -Sy yaourt
$ sudo yaourt vocal

Optional, to remove Vocal on Arch Linux systems, do:

$ sudo yaourt -Rsn vocal

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