sonata - GTK+ client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sonata
Package version
Package release 6
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 1.31 KB
Download size 251.69 KB
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Sonata is a lightweight GTK+ music client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD).
It aims to be efficient (no toolbar, main menu, or statusbar),
user-friendly, and clean.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sonata_1.6.2.1-6_all.deb all Ubuntu Universe
sonata - - -


Name Value
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7
python-dbus -
python-gtk2 >= 2.10
python-mpd -
python:any >= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2


Name Value
mpd-client -


Type URL
Binary Package sonata_1.6.2.1-6_all.deb
Source Package sonata

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install sonata deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install sonata




2014-02-23 - Javi Merino <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
[ Javi Merino ]
* Add my DD account
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.5 (no change needed)
* Acknowledge NMU
* Add a Keywords entry to the .desktop file
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Jackson Doak ]
* Bump debhelper to 9 (partitally enables hardening)
2014-01-25 - Stephen Kitt <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "missing crossfade in status breaks sonata (mpd >=0.18)" by
applying the patch provided by Mattia Dongili. (Closes: #728704.)
2011-10-16 - Javi Merino <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
* Fix "Breaks gnome-settings-daemon media-keys plugin" by applying a
patch in quodlibet's version of mmkeys (Closes: #644735)
2011-07-28 - Javi Merino <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
[ Michal Čihař ]
* Adjust watch file to new upstream location.
* Convert to dh_python2.
[ Javi Merino ]
* New maintainer. (Closes: #612910: RFA: sonata -- GTK+ client for the
Music Player Daemon (MPD))
* Fix ""Fetching lyrics failed" even if there's a lyrics online"
with a patch provided by Stefan Fleischmann <> (Closes:
* Bump standards to 3.9.2.
* Change Conflicts with Breaks for python-mmkeys, as it is just a
package split, as explained in Section 7.6 of the Debian Policy
2010-06-03 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
* Again recommend eggtrayicon because it provides more features 
(see: #560979).
* Fixed crash when it is not possible to get list of albums 
(Closes: #572262).
* Bump standards to 3.8.4.
2010-01-03 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
* Prefer gtk.StatusIcon over eggtrayicon (Closes: #560979).
* Downgrade mmkeys to suggests as the functionality should be handled by Gtk
in most cases.
* Adjust deps to use << instead of <.
* Convert to 3.0 (quilt) source format.
2009-09-25 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata ( unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
- Fixes lyricswiki support (Closes: #542366).
- No need for ZSI as Sonata now does html scraping.
* Do not depend unconditionally on elementtree, newer python is enough 
(LP: #377706).
* Bump standards to 3.8.3.
* Simplify debian/rules by using new dh support for distutils.
2009-05-11 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata (1.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (Closes: #528045).
2009-04-06 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata (1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
- Fixes changing of cover art (Closes: #480758).
- Fixes handling options without MPD connection (Closes: #503435).
- Fixes typos in man page (Closes: #517503).
* Build only for Python 2.5 or newer, upstream dropped support for older.
2009-03-20 - Michal Čihař <>
sonata (1.5.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* We don't need python 2.4 (Closes: #520513).

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