How To Install Pragha 1.3.3 on Ubuntu 15.10 And Ubuntu 15.04 Systems

As you may know, Pragha is an open-source lightweight music player developed in GTK+ and having a simple interface.

Among others, it has support for the most popular audio formats, uses SQLite for its music database and a twin-panel design, allows the users to search in the playlist via Ctrl+F, has an equalizer feature and integrates well with GNOME. Unfortunately, it provides only some basic functions, satisfying only the users that only want to listed to music.

The latest version available is Pragha 1.3.3, which has been recently released, coming with important changes:

News:

  • 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.

Others Changes:

  • Change “Use Gnome 3 HIG” option to “Use system title bar and borders”
  • Don’t use icons on menubar.

Bugs fixed:

  • Fixes undefined symbols of devices plugin.
  • Use uri instead filename to save playlist with TotemPlPlarser.
  • Add all songs when import online playlists.
  • Expand widgets if added as wide control.

Updates Translations:

  • New Lithuanian translation thanks to Moo.
  • New Polish translation thanks to m_szymczak.
  • Update French translation thanks to Pingax.
  • Update German translation thanks to Atalanttore.
  • Update Portuguese translation thanks to smarquespt.
  • Update Russian translation thanks to Lazy_Kent.
  • Update Bulgarian translation thanks to lyubomirv.
  • Update Swedish translation thanks to monotux.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages will be soon added to the PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf and Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet is a piece of cake. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the laptop-mode-tools package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/pragha
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pragha

Optional, to remove pragha, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove pragha

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