Banshee 1.7.2

  • Release Date: June 30, 2020

  • Source Tarball: banshee-1-1.7.2.tar.bz2

  • Release Information: NEWS, sha256sum

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Banshee 1.7.2 is part of the unstable 1.7 series, leading up to a
stable 1.8 release in the fall.  It contains many bug fixes for 1.7.1, as
well as new features and enhancements.

New Features Since 1.7.1

  • Mallard-based documentation

  • Brand new ready to hack on Gst#-based backend

Enhancements

  • Overhaul GNOME proxy support (bmc#1920)

  • Make GIO optional with --disable-gio configure switch

  • Use new YouTube icon in context buttons

  • Wrap long strings in the Now Playing view

  • Xperia X10 support

  • Refresh podcast feeds when network is reconnected

  • Add metadata-saving support for File System Queue (bgo#609411)

Notable Bug Fixes

23 bugs were fixed since 1.7.1

  • Allow building without gnome-doc-utils

  • Fix various volume-related issues

  • Fix Play Queue when using it with different locales (bgo#621480)

  • Fix the Internet Archive playback (bgo#621687)

  • Correct Play Queue track reordering (bgo#613333)

  • Fix SourceSwitcher crasher (bgo#618117)

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

    • ipod-sharp >= 0.8.5

    • mono-zeroconf >= 0.8.0

    • boo >= 0.8.1

    • webkit-sharp-1.0 >= 0.2

    • gdata-sharp >= 1.4

  • Run-time requirements for default feature stack:

    • HAL

    • podsleuth >= 0.6.7

    • brasero

    • avahi

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 Launi, Alexander Kojevnikov, Andrés G. Aragoneses,
  Bertrand Lorentz, Gabriel Burt, Harold Schreckengost, Iain Lane,
  Paul Cutler, Ruben Vermeersch, Shaun McCance

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

  Andrej Žnidarši?, Benjamin Valero Espinosa, Claude Paroz, Daniel S. Koda,
  Fran Diéguez, Gabor Kelemen, Hendrik Richter, Jordi Mas,
  Mario Blättermann, Misha Shnurapet, Petr Kovar, Xandru Armesto

Contributors In Past Releases

Aaron Bockover, Alan McGovern, Alex Bennee, Alex Kloss, Alex Launi,
Alexander Hixon, Alexander Kojevnikov, Alexandre Prokoudine,
Alexandros Frantzis, Alp Toker, Anders Petersson, Andrea Cimitan,
Andreas Neustifter, Andreas Nilsson, Andrej Žnidarši?, Andrew Conkling,
Andrés G. Aragoneses, Andy Midgette, Arthur Carli, Arun Raghavan,
Aurélien Mino, Aydemir Ula? ?ahin, Ben Maurer,
Benjamín Valero Espinosa, Bertrand Lorentz, 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 S. Koda, Daniel Siegel, David Spreen, David Stone,
Diego E. Pettenò, Eitan Isaacson, Elena Grassi, Eoin Hennessy,
Eric Butler, Erik Schmidt, Fabian Jost, Felipe Almeida Lessa,
Fernando Casanova, Florent Thoumie, Fran Diéguez, Fredrik Hedberg,
Félix Velasco, Gabor Kelemen, Gabriel Burt, Garrett LeSage, Götz Waschk,
Haitao Feng, Hans Petter Jansson, Harold Schreckengost, Hendrik Richter,
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, Kevin Duffus, Konstantin Oshiyko,
Larry Ewing, Lauri Kotilainen, Lukas Lipka, Marijn Ros, Mario Blättermann,
Matt Enright, 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 Duff, Oscar Forero, Pacho Ramos, Patrick van Staveren, Paul Cutler,
Paul Lange, Pavel Antonov, Pepijn van de Geer, Peter de Kraker, Petr Kovar,
Pratik Patel, Przemys?aw Grzegorczyk, Robin Stocker, Roderich Schupp,
Romain Tartière, Ruben Vermeersch, Ryan Collier, Sandy Armstrong,
Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge, Shaun McCance, Tim Yamin, Tobias Mueller,
Todd Berman, Travis Glenn Hansen, Travis Reitter, Trey Ethridge,
Valentin Sawadski, Will Farrington, William Pettersson, Wouter Bolsterlee,
Xandru Armesto

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