Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Vocal, the Podcast Client... How to install

Source: Vocal Website

Install
Vocal, The "Podcast Client for the Modern Desktop"

This is a small tutorial, to show how to install this application on systems based on Ubuntu, Fedora, and Arch.



Vocal, its a new Linux app, initially design  for elementaryOS, with a look and feel of elementary's, and aims to give an easy access to all the sign audio/video podcasts.

This app recently reached the stable version of 1.0,  it's available for both 32-bit and 64-bit core processors, and can be easily installed via the new stable PPA for Ubuntu based systems, but it's also available for Fedora based systems.

If you encounter bugs, report them @ Launchpad.


Source: Vocal Website




How to install on Ubuntu based systems - Elementary OS
14.04LTS > 15.04
Like: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, ubuntu-Gnome, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Linux-Mint. elemntaryOS, LinuxLite, etc...
both 32-bit and 64-bit
  • 1st Step
    • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
      • sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nathandyer/vocal-stable
  • 2nd Step
    • Copy the second command line, and paste on the terminal
      • sudo apt-get update
  • 3th Step
    • Copy the third command line, and paste on the terminal
      • sudo apt-get install gir1.2-granite-1.0_0.3.0 libgranite-common_0.3.0  libgranite2_0.3.0
  • 4th Step
    • Copy the fourth, and last command line, and paste on the terminal
      • sudo apt-get install vocal





How to install on Fedora based systems
Like: Fedora, Korora, Hanthana Linux, etc...
both 32-bit and 64-bit
  • 1st Step
    • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
      • yum install granite
  • 2nd Step
    • Copy the second command line, and paste on the terminal
      • yum install vocal





How to install on Arch based systems
Like: Arch, Antergos, Manjaro, Bridge Linux,  etc...
both 32-bit and 64-bit
  • 1st Way
    • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
      • yaourt -S vocal-stable


  • 2nd Way
    • You can also install Vocal, by using Pamac package manager
      • On the search bar, write vocal-stable


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And, that's it!
Select your favorite podcast/videocast, and enjoy your free Linux app...



Vocal
Vocal is designed for elementary OS Freya and will work best there. It has also been tested to work great in Fedora and Ubuntu GNOME Remix, and should also work well in most GTK-based environments running GTK+ 3.14 and above.

    Vocal Info's
    • Developer
      • Nathan Dyer
        • @nathandyer_me
    • Written in
      • Vala
    • Latest version (until date)
      • 1.0.1
    • Platform 
      • Linux
        • Elementary OS
        • Ubuntu
        • Fedora
        • Arch
    • License
      • GPLv3

    If you install this application, install at your own risk. We disclaim any responsibility inherent to the same.



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