Banshee 1.9.6

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Banshee 1.9.6 is a development release, part of the 1.9 series leading up to Banshee 2.0. 

Enhancements

  • Rename banshee-1 to banshee in preparation for 2.0

  • AmazonMp3.Store: amazon.ca support

  • MiroGuide: Handle Listen links from front page

  • Dap: Add support for Sharp IS01 (bgo#645361)

  • Playlists: Recognize m3u playlists without header (bgo#645351)

  • LibraryWatcher: Guard against watching incorrect dirs (bgo#633309)

  • MassStorage: Support Sirius Alpha Android phone (bgo#643960)

  • WebOSDevice: Support playlists (bgo#641486)

  • Windows: Auto-update functionality (bgo#641960)

Notable Bug Fixes (26 fixed since 1.9.5!)

  • MiroGuide: Properly escape search query strings

  • AmazonMp3.Store: Fix search query escaping

  • bgo#623183: DatabaseTrackInfo: Fix rating update on current track

  • bgo#637717: audio-profiles: fix duration for CBR lame profile

  • bgo#614192: GStreamer: Fix inappropriate repeating

  • bgo#643782: Mpris: Distinguish between music and video playlists

  • bgo#641515: Workaround X BadMatch crash

  • bgo#619609: Metadata: Do not fetch covers for unknown albums/artists

  • bgo#631012: Audiobook: Fix crash when switch to playlist

  • bgo#628087: Handle setting SearchEntry.Query to nullb

  • bgo#602145: InternetRadio: Clear playback errors when playing

  • bgo#635951: Fix skipping removed/deleted tracks

Banshee has a lot more to offer! Check out the previous major release notes...

Dependencies

  • Mono 1.9.1 (.NET 2.0 Profile / gmcs)

  • SQlite 3.4

  • Gtk# 2.12

  • GStreamer 0.10.13

  • NDesk DBus (ndesk-dbus) 0.5

  • NDesk DBus GLib (ndesk-dbus-glib) 0.3

  • Mono.Addins (mono-addins) 0.3.1

  • TagLib# (taglib-sharp) >= 2.0.3.7

  • Required to build default feature stack:

    • libmtp >= 0.2.0

    • mono-zeroconf >= 0.8.0

    • boo >= 0.8.1

    • webkit-1.0 >= 1.2.2

    • gdata-sharp >= 1.4

    • glib >= 2.22, gio-sharp >= 2.22.2, gtk-sharp-beans >= 2.14.1, gudev-sharp and gkeyfile-sharp

    • libgpod-sharp >= 0.7.95

  • Run-time requirements for default feature stack:

    • GIO/udev

    • Brasero >= 0.8.1

    • Avahi

    • gst-plugins-bad (providing the bpmdetect GStreamer plugin)

Community

Contributors For This Release

The following people directly contributed to the release of this version of Banshee. Without their help, there would be no release!

  Aaron Bockover, Alex Willmy, Alexander Kojevnikov,
  Benjamín Valero Espinosa, Bertrand Lorentz, Chow Loong Jin,
  Frank Ziegler, Gabriel Burt, Ján Sokoly, Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Mark Busby,
  Mackenan Grassi, Olivier Dufour, Yuuto Tokunaga, Zhou Ting

The following people contributed updated translations to this release. Without them, our project's reach would be much more limited.

  António Lima, Aron Xu, Bruce Cowan, Bruno Brouard, Cheng-Chia Tseng,
  Daniel Mustieles, Daniel Nylander, Gabor Kelemen, Gianvito Cavasoli,
  Joe Hansen, Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Lucian Adrian Grijincu, Michael Kotsarinis

Contributors In Past Releases

Aaron Bockover, Alan McGovern, Alex Bennee, Alex Kloss, Alex Launi,
Alex Mauer, Alex Willmy, Alexander Hixon, Alexander Kojevnikov,
Alexandros Frantzis, Alp Toker, Anders Petersson, Andrea Cimitan,
Andreas Neustifter, Andreas Nilsson, Andrew Conkling, Andrés G. Aragoneses,
Andy Midgette, Aran Cox, Arthur Carli, Arun Raghavan, Aurélien Mino,
Aydemir Ula? ?ahin, Ben Maurer, Benjamín Valero Espinosa,
Bertrand Lorentz, Bill Dawson, Bob Copeland, Bojan Rajkovic, Brad Taylor,
Brandon Perry, Brian Lucas, Brian Nickel, Brian Teague, Chow Loong Jin,
Chris Howie, Chris Jones, Chris Lahey, Chris Toshok, Chris Turchin,
Christian Hergert, Christian Krause, Christoph Burgdorf,
Christopher James Halse Rogers, Claude Paroz, Cody Russell, Cosmin Banu,
Dan Wilson, Dan Winship, Daniel Munkton, Daniel Siegel, David Nielsen,
David Spreen, David Stone, Diego E. Pettenò, Dougal Stanton,
Dustin C. Hatch, Eitan Isaacson, Elena Grassi, Eoin Hennessy, Eric Butler,
Erik Schmidt, Fabian Jost, Felipe Almeida Lessa, Fernando Casanova,
Florent Thoumie, Frank Ziegler, Fredrik Hedberg, Félix Velasco,
Gabriel Burt, Garrett LeSage, Ghislain Lacroix, Götz Waschk, Haitao Feng,
Hans Petter Jansson, Harold Schreckengost, Iain Lane,
Igor Guerrero Fonseca, Ilya Konstantinov, Ivan N. Zlatev, Jack Deslippe,
Jakub Steiner, James Willcox, Jan Arne Petersen, Jason Conti, Jason Taylor,
Jeff Tickle, Jeff Wheeler, Jensen Somers, Jeroen Budts, Jo Shields,
Johannes Kuhn, John Millikin, Jordi Mas, Jorge Castro, Julien Moutte,
Juri Pakaste, Ján Sokoly, Jérémie Laval, K. Vishnoo Charan Reddy,
Ken Vandine, Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Kevin Duffus, Konstantin Oshiyko,
Larry Ewing, Lauri Kotilainen, Lukas Lipka, Mackenan Grassi, Marijn Ros,
Mark Busby, Matt Enright, Matt Sturgeon, Michael Kaiser,
Michael Martin-Smucker, Michael Monreal, Michael Monreal, Micha? Sawicz,
Miguel de Icaza, Mike Gemünde, Mike Urbanski, Moritz Schallaböck,
Nathan Palmer, Neil Loknath, Nicholas Doyle, Nicholas Parker,
Nicolò Chieffo, Nils Naumann, Oben Sonne, Olivier Dufour, Oscar Forero,
Pacho Ramos, Patrick van Staveren, Paul Cutler, Paul Lange, Pavel Antonov,
Pepijn van de Geer, Pete Johanson, Peter de Kraker, Pratik Patel,
Przemys?aw Grzegorczyk, Raimo Radczewski, Robin Stocker, Roderich Schupp,
Rodney Dawes, Romain Tartière, Ruben Vermeersch, Ryan Collier, Samuel Gyger,
Sandy Armstrong, Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge, Shaun McCance,
Sjoerd Simons, Tim Fisken, Tim Yamin, Tobias Mueller, Todd Berman,
Travis Glenn Hansen, Travis Reitter, Trey Ethridge, Valentin Sawadski,
Will Farrington, William Friesen, William Pettersson, Wouter Bolsterlee,
Yuuto Tokunaga, Zhou Ting

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