Pianobar is a free/open-source, console-based client for the personalized online radio Pandora.
Sync and install with pacman:
# pacman -S pianobar
If you are experiencing sound/quality issues when running pianobar, and you are currently using ALSA as your sound driver, the following fix may be useful:
- Install ALSA page for more information. . See the
- Change the default libao driver from alsa to oss.
- Now to run pianobar:
$ aoss pianobar
- Alternatively, you can use pulseaudio.
Be sure to remove the dev=default option of the alsa driver or adjust it to specify a specific Pulse sink name or number.