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 1.2.1 released Just a minor bug-fix release smoothing over some minor issues. See the changelog for details.
Pithos 1.2.0 released! This is a major release involving a lot of cleanup and some UI redesigns. Please see the changelog for a full list.
Pithos 1.1.2 released! This is another bug fix release that fixes the SSL error when using Pandora One. There are also a few plugin improvements including fixing the tray on KDE 5. (Note: Python 3.4+ is now required)
Pithos 1.1.1 released! This is a bug fix release that fixes occasional erratic buffering behavior. Pithos 1.1.1 requires GTK 3.14+ (Ubuntu 15.04, Fedora 21). See below for installation instructions.
Pithos 1.0.3 released! This is a bug fix release that fixes occasional erratic buffering behavior for the 1.0.x series (GTK 3.10 compatible), for those of you using Fedora <= 20 and Ubuntu <= 14.10.
We are happy to announce the release of Pithos 1.1.0! There are many new features, including a redesigned preferences dialog. Pithos 1.1.0 requires GTK 3.14+ (Ubuntu 15.04, Fedora 21). See below for installation instructions.
Pithos 1.0.2 bug fix release! We have also released a bug fix release for the 1.0.x series (GTK 3.10 compatible), for those of you using Fedora <= 20 and Ubuntu <= 14.10. 1.0.2 fixes a critical bug where Pithos would freeze up under certain deadlock conditions.
- 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 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 with Flatpak
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.