Banshee 1.4.2

  • Release Date: January 20, 2020

  • Source Tarball: banshee-1-1.4.2.tar.bz2

  • Release Information: NEWS, sha1sum, ChangeLog

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  • Add support for itms:// podcast links (BNC #465149)

  • Audio CDs appear in the Import Media dropdown (BNC #457918)

  • Right align track #, disc #, bpm, play/skip count columns (BGO #553322)

Notable Bug Fixes

62 bugs were fixed since 1.4.1!

  • Handle parsing non-UTF8 RSS feeds (BGO #538224)

  • Fix bug with Rescan UI being glitchy, CPU heavy (BGO #552561)

  • Don't import podcast episodes during Rescan (BGO #552976)

  • Fix localization issue with audio profiles (BNC #449788)

  • Fix duplicating and clearing File System Queue playlists

  • Set the mimetype on ripped tracks (BGO #558526)

  • Fix opening to a specific device/cd (BNC #461677)

  • Fix support for playing m3u's etc passed in from Firefox (BNC #456120)

  • Fixed Rio Karma support (BGO #566205)

  • Escape closes the equalizer dialog (BGO #552818).

  • Fix crash that occured near the end of syncing a DAP (BGO #558662)

  • Fix audio cd crash when running in certain languages (BGO #565059)

  • Deleting last track in a folder on MassStorage works (BGO #560550)

  • Support passing filenames with spaces to banshee-1 (BNC #440883)

  • Prevent browser panes from being made zero height (BGO #560675)

  • Prevent DAAP-related freeze by delaying initialization (BNC #450125)

  • Fix unsubscribing from the last podcast (BGO #560210)

  • Fix issue with first track's TrackCount in editor (BGO #561083)

  • Fix albums sometimes listed twice, as compilation and not (BGO #557313)

  • Fix podcast episodes' published date when playing (BGO #565863)

  • Fix bug with encoding/scrobbling non-ASCII info (BGO #539963)

  • Fix case-sensitivity bug with genre smart playlists (BGO #555120)

  • Support parsing dates for some invalid RSS feeds (BGO #561381)

  • Files with uppercase extensions show in import dialog (BGO #566224)

  • Fix support for mp3 playback on OS X

  • Updated OS X build to latest GStreamer release (0.10.22 core, 0.10.22 base)

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


  • Mono 1.2.5 (.NET 2.0 Profile / gmcs)

  • SQlite 3.4

  • Gtk# 2.10

  • 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)

  • Required to build default feature stack:

    • libmtp >= 0.2.0 (0.2.6 recommended)

    • ipod-sharp >= 0.8.0

    • mono-zeroconf >= 0.7.3

    • boo >= 0.8.1

  • Run-time requirements for default feature stack:

    • podsleuth 0.6.4

    • brasero

    • avahi


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, Benjamín Valero Espinos, Bertrand Lorentz,
  Bob Copeland, Brandon Perry, Christoph Burgdorf, Eoin Hennessy,
  Erik Schmidt, Félix Velasco, Gabriel Burt, Ivan N. Zlatev,
  John Millikin, Nicholas Doyle, Wouter Bolsterlee

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

  Benjamin Valero, Daniel Nylander, Fábio Nogueir, Gabor Kelemen,
  Gianvito Cavasoli, Gintautas Miliauskas, Lasse Bang Mikkelsen,
  Nickolay V. Shmyrev, Og Maciel, Tomasz Dominikowski, Wouter Bolsterlee

Contributors In Past Releases

Aaron Bockover, Alan McGovern, Alexander Hixon, Alexandros Frantzis,
Alex Kloss, Alex Launi, Alp Toker, Andrés G. Aragoneses, Andy Midgette,
Arthur Carli, Aydemir Ulaş Şahin, Benjamín Valero Espinosa, Ben Maur
Bertrand Lorentz, Bill Dawson, Bob Copeland, Bojan Rajkovic, Brad Taylor,
Brian Nickel, Brian Teague, Chris Howie, Chris Lahey, Christian Krause,
Christopher Halse Rogers, Chris Toshok, Chris Turchin, Daniel Munkton,
Dan Wilson, Dan Winship, David Spreen, Eoin Hennessy, Eric Butler,
Fabian Jost, Félix Velasco, Fredrik Hedberg, Gabriel Burt,
Hans Petter Jansson, Iain Lane, Igor Guerrero Fonseca, Ilya Konstantinov,
Ivan N. Zlatev, James Willcox, Jan Arne Petersen, Jason Conti, Jeff Tickle,
Jorge Castro, Jo Shields, Juri Pakaste, Ken Vandine, Larry Ewing,
Lauri Kotilainen, Michael Kaiser, Michael Monreal, Miguel de Icaza,
Mike Urbanski, Nathan Palmer, Nicholas Parker, Oscar Forero, Pacho Ramos,
Patrick van Staveren, Pepijn van de Geer, Peter de Kraker,
Ruben Vermeersch, Sandy Armstrong, Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge,
Tim Yamin, Todd Berman, Trey Ethridge, Will Farrington, Wouter Bolsterlee

Reporting Bugs, Joining the Community

If you encounter any bad behavior with this release, please do not hesitate to file bugs!

We welcome new contributors - developers, translators, artists, writers, support gurus - to join our community. Join us!

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