vocal - A podcast client for the desktop

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.3
Repository openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name vocal
Package version 2.2.0
Package release 11.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 756.26 KB
Download size 389.85 KB
Official Mirror ftp.gwdg.de
A podcast application designed for Elementary OS and other GTK-based
Linux desktops. Includes a built-in video player, automatic updating,
smart library management, library importing and exporting, custom
skip intervals, and more.


Package Version Architecture Repository
vocal - - -


Name Value
glib2-tools -
libX11.so.6()(64bit) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -
libcairo.so.2()(64bit) -
libclutter-1.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libclutter-gst-3.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libclutter-gtk-1.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgdk-3.so.0()(64bit) -
libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgee-0.8.so.2()(64bit) -
libgio-2.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libglib-2.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgobject-2.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgranite.so.3()(64bit) -
libgstpbutils-1.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgstreamer-1.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libgtk-3.so.0()(64bit) -
libjson-glib-1.0.so.0()(64bit) -
libnotify.so.4()(64bit) -
libsoup-2.4.so.1()(64bit) -
libsqlite3.so.0()(64bit) -
libxml2.so.2()(64bit) -
libxml2.so.2(LIBXML2_2.4.30)(64bit) -
libxml2.so.2(LIBXML2_2.6.0)(64bit) -


Name Value
application() -
application(com.github.needle-and-thread.vocal.desktop) -
vocal = 2.2.0-11.1
vocal(x86-64) = 2.2.0-11.1


Type URL
Binary Package vocal-2.2.0-11.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package vocal-2.2.0-11.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Leap_42.3/ opensuse-multimedia-apps
  2. Install vocal rpm package:
    # zypper install vocal




2018-04-30 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.2.0:
* Fixed the infamous "freeze on launch" bug which prevented some
users from accessing their library.
* Added a New Episode view to see all the unplayed episodes in
your library at once.
* Fixed an annoyance where Vocal would sometimes re-download an
episode that had already been downloaded.
* Performance and stability improvements with checking for new
* Improved performance of the iTunes podcast directory
(specifically related to the loading of hi res images).
* Improved logging and debugging support.
* Many other small performance and stability enhancements.
2018-02-05 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.1.6:
* This update fixes an issue where the .desktop file was using
the RDNN instead of the actual app name.
2018-01-09 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.1.5:
+ Bug fixes (undocumented).
2017-12-31 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.1.0:
* Added HiDPI support for all images so everything looks nice
and sharp no matter how fancy your display is.
* Fixed an issue where Vocal would not show you the time elapsed
or remaining in an episode immediately after relaunching the
* Reduced the animation time for switching between different
views so that it feels extra snappy.
* Gave the search results view a shave and a haircut. Two bits.
* Fixed a few issues where Vocal would be grouchy about showing
certain episode descriptions.
* When importing several podcasts the progress bar now stays one
size so you can actually judge the progress correctly.
* You can now drag and drop items in the play queue to rearrange
their order.
* Lots more checking to make sure that things exist so it won't
* crash nearly as much (hopefully never).
- Appdata moved to %{_datadir}/metainfo/; adapt file list
- Only run post scripts for openSUSE <= 1320; for newer versions
rpm triggers take care of running these scripts automatically.
2017-06-25 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.0.20:
* Fixed a major bug that was leading to crashing when clicking
on certain podcasts in the library view
* Use the built-in card CSS class for items in the podcast
directory when running on elementary OS to make things look
even sexier
* Added drag-and-drop support to the queue and prevent adding
duplicate episodes
- Drop vocal-fix-application-icons.patch: incorporated upstream.
2017-04-15 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update vocal-fix-application-icons.patch to fix one additional
button icon; patch submitted upstream
2017-04-13 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.0.12-beta.
- Drop vocal-cmake-fix-install-filenames.patch: incorporated
2017-02-13 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.0.10-beta.
- Add patch vocal-cmake-fix-install-filenames.patch to fix
lingering issues relating to the vocalapp -> needle-and-thread
github project rename.
2016-11-29 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Update to version 2.0.8-beta.
- Drop upstreamed patches:
* vocal-dont-hardcode-paths.patch
* vocal-crash-on-percent-sign.patch
- Rebase vocal-fix-application-icons.patch.
2016-11-20 - badshah400@gmail.com
- Add vocal-crash-on-percent-sign.patch: Fix crashing when
podcast name contains a "%" sign.

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