Install Pogo 0.8.4 (Simple Music Player) On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04,

Pogo is an open-source, music player based on Decibel, written in Python and GTK+. With a clean interface, it manages the screen efficiently, being both fast and easy-to-use. Also, it has a Fast search feature for looking for music on the hard-drive or inside playlists, it displays covers, has smart album grouping, desktop notifications nad no music library.

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The latest version available is Pogo 0.8.4, which brings the below changes:

  • Control pogo from the commandline. The commands play, pause, next, prev and stop are supported.
  • When pogo is started with tracks on the commandline, append the tracks to the old playlist.
  • Start playback automatically at startup by calling “pogo play”.
  • Prevent automatic playback when tracks are given on the command-line with “pogo MyFile.mp3 pause”.
  • Delete corrupted cover file if a cover cannot be correctly resized.
  • Do not try to update missing rows when a search is made quickly after startup.
  • Do not change volume level (sets volume to max in Fedora).
  • Highlight the parts of the query all at once to fix false highlighting.
  • Update translations.

Installation instructions:

Installing the latest versions of Pogo (and keeping Pogo up to date) is a piece of cake, since Pogo is available via a third party PPA. So, you have to add the Pogo PPA, refresh the repository index and install the pogo package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pogo-dev/stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pogo

Optional, if you are unsatisfied by pogo and want to remove it, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove pogo

The instructions should be available for all the Ubuntu derivative systems and derivative systems: Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.

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