Pithos is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu.
- Play / Pause / Next Song
- Switching stations
- Remembering user name and password
- Cover Art
- Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down / Tired of this song
- Notification popup with song info
- Launching pandora.com song info page and station page
- Reconnecting when pandora session times out
- Editing QuickMix
- Creating stations
- Media Key support
- Proxy support
- Last.fm scrobbling
Not yet implemented
- Browsing genre stations
- Adding songs to stations / move song to another station
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kevin-mehall/pithos-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pithos
sudo yum-config-manager \ --add-repo http://dl.tingping.se/fedora/tingping.repo sudo yum install pithos
Installing from source
Note: Remove any copies installed by a package manager before installing from source
sudo apt-get install \ python-distutils-extra python python-xdg python-dbus \ python-gobject python-gst0.10 python-notify python-gtk2 \ gstreamer0.10-plugins-good gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad git-core
yum install gstreamer-python gstreamer-plugins-bad git
Download and installation
git clone https://github.com/pithos/pithos.git cd pithos sudo python setup.py install pithos
Why the name “Pithos”?
The original Pandora myth used the word “pithos”, which was mistranslated to “box”. Similarly, a flash applet is a mistranslation to the Linux platform.
What does Pithos mean for Pandora?
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