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.
Pithos 1.4.0 released! See the changelog for details.
- 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
Installing with Flatpak (Recommended)
flatpak remote-add flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo flatpak install flathub io.github.Pithos
Also see the wiki.
Installing on Ubuntu
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pithos
Installing on Fedora
First add the RPMFusion repos. Then:
sudo dnf install pithos
Installing from source
Please read the wiki for information on installing from source.
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?
To support Pandora Media Inc. and enjoy higher quality audio, we recommend subscribing to Pandora One.