How To Install Vocal 1.0 RC On Elementary OS 0.3 And Ubuntu 15.04

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 RC, which has been recently released, the stable version being scheduled for release on the 19th of April, 2015.

How To Install Vocal 1.0 RC On Ubuntu 15.04 And Elementary OS 0.3

In this article I will show you how to install Vocal 1.0 RC on Ubuntu 15.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya.

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

How to install Vocal 1.0 RC on Elementary OS 0.3 Freya:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget http://www.vocalproject.net/s/vocal_10_RC_i386-p21h.deb
$ sudo gdebi vocal_10_RC_i386-p21h.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget http://www.vocalproject.net/s/vocal_10_RC_amd64-8i38.deb
$ sudo gdebi vocal_10_RC_amd64-8i38.deb

How to install Vocal 1.0 RC on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ mkdir vocal && cd vocal
$ wget http://www.vocalproject.net/s/vocal_10_RC_i386-p21h.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*.deb
$ cd .. && rm -r vocal

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ mkdir vocal && cd vocal
$ wget http://www.vocalproject.net/s/vocal_10_RC_amd64-8i38.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*.deb
$ cd .. && rm -r vocal

Optional, to remove Vocal from either Ubuntu or Elementary OS, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove vocal

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