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:pithos/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pithos
First add the RPMFusion repos. Then:
sudo yum install pithos
Installing from source
Note: Remove any copies installed by a package manager before installing from source
Package names vary by distribution but here is the list of deps required:
python3-setuptools python3-dbus python3-gobject python3-pylast gstreamer1 gstreamer1-plugins-good gstreamer1-plugins-bad gtk3 git (optionally libnotify appindicator3 keybinder3)
Download and installation
git clone https://github.com/pithos/pithos.git cd pithos sudo python3 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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