Banshee 2.6.2

  • Release Date: 2020-04-16
  • Source Tarball: banshee-2.6.2.tar.xz
  • Release Information: NEWS, sha256sum

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Banshee 2.6.2 is a stable, bug-fix-only release building on Banshee 2.6.1.

Minor Enhancements

  • Add basic AppData file for inclusion in open source app stores

Notable Bug Fixes (23 fixed since 2.6.1!)

  • bgo#724678: Mtp: tracks in nested folders were not being shown
  • bgo#724656: Dap: fix several issues with the Disconnect operation (context menu)
  • bgo#724645: Dap: avoid NullReferenceException at shutdown if Mtp device was mounted
  • bgo#627391: [gapless] fix smooth transition for Repeat-Single mode
  • bgo#671221: fix Repeat-All mode if there are less than 3 tracks and Shuffle is ON
  • bgo#724515: fix Repeat-OFF mode when Shuffle is ON
  • bgo#723889: Notifications: avoid warning printed in the log
  • bgo#723040: DapService: avoid freezing Banshee when unmapping device
  • bgo#679938: [gapless] Repeat always on
  • bgo#674293: [gapless] Banshee ignores "stop when finished"
  • bgo#621222: [gapless] Playcount shouldn't be incremented as soon as song plays
  • bgo#722947: prevent a crash when dealing with Nexus4
  • bgo#722731: avoid highlighting wrong track after invalid track was played
  • bgo#722219: avoid crash when disconnecting Nexus4
  • bgo#722209: avoid crash when connecting Nexus4
  • bgo#721203: CD audio source doesn't show up when inserting it
  • bgo#709376: avoid warnings when shutting down
  • ArtworkManager: prevent wrong retreival of empty artwork from cache
  • bgo#686908: doesn't remember volume setting in Linux
  • bgo#700753: crash if 1st transcoding job yields error
  • bgo#687495: hang when dealing with Windows Phone
  • bgo#699735: hang when mounting a LVM volume
  • bgo#698347: configure fails with --disable-gnome (Mac)

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

Dependencies

  • Mono 2.4.3 (.NET 2.0 Profile / gmcs)
  • SQlite 3.4
  • Gtk# 2.12.10
  • GStreamer 0.10.26
  • GLib 2.22
  • dbus-sharp 0.7
  • dbus-sharp-glib 0.5
  • Mono.Addins (mono-addins) 0.6.2
  • TagLib# (taglib-sharp) >= 2.0.3.7
  • Required to build default feature stack:
    • libmtp >= 0.3.0
    • mono-zeroconf >= 0.8.0
    • boo >= 0.8.1
    • webkit-1.0 >= 1.2.2
    • gdata-sharp-youtube >= 1.4
    • gio-sharp >= 2.22.3, gtk-sharp-beans >= 2.14.1, gudev-sharp and gkeyfile-sharp
    • libgpod-sharp >= 0.7.95
    • Mono.Upnp >= 0.1
  • Run-time requirements for default feature stack:
    • udev
    • media-player-info
    • 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!

Andres G. Aragoneses, Michael Catanzaro, Nicholas Little, Roderich Schupp, Timo Dörr.

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

Andika Triwidada, Aurimas Černius, Balázs Úr, Benjamin Steinwender, Enrico Nicoletto, Daniel Mustieles, Dimitris Spingos, Мирослав Николић, Marek Černocký, Matej Urbančič, Piotr Drąg, Rūdolfs Mazurs, Seong-ho Cho.

Contributors In Past Releases

Aaron Bockover, Aaron Borden, Abner Silva, Adam Lofts, Age Bosma, Alan McGovern, Alban Crequy, Alberto Gonzalez, Alex Bennee, Alex Kloss, Alex Launi, Alex Mauer, Alex Willmy, Alexander Hixon, Alexander Kojevnikov, Alexandros Frantzis, Alp Toker, Anders Petersson, Andre Klapper, Andrea Cimitan, Andreas Neustifter, Andreas Nilsson, Andrew Conkling, Andrés G. Aragoneses, Andy Midgette, Andy Street, Aran Cox, Arthur Carli, Arun Raghavan, Aurélien Mino, Aydemir Ulaş Şahin, Ben Maurer, Benjamín Valero Espinosa, Bertrand Lorentz, Bill Dawson, Bob Copeland, Bojan Rajkovic, Brad Taylor, Brandon Perry, Brian Lucas, Brian Nickel, Brian Teague, Carlos Sanchez, Chase Geigle, 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, Corec, Cosmin Banu, Dan Wilson, Dan Winship, Daniel Munkton, Daniel Siegel, David Nielsen, David Spreen, David Stone, Diego E. Pettenò, Diego Fernandez, Dinh Ngoc Tu, Dougal Stanton, Dustin C. Hatch, Eitan Isaacson, Elena Grassi, Eoin Hennessy, Eric Butler, Erik Schmidt, Fabian Jost, Fabrice Bellet, Felipe Almeida Lessa, Felipe Castillo, Fernando Casanova, Florent Thoumie, Frank Ziegler, Fredrik Hedberg, Félix Velasco, Gabriel Burt, Garrett LeSage, Ghislain Lacroix, Götz Waschk, Haitao Feng, Hajime Mizuno, Hans Petter Jansson, Harold Schreckengost, IBBoard, Iain Lane, Igor Guerrero Fonseca, Ilya Konstantinov, Ivan N. Zlatev, Jack Deslippe, Jakub Steiner, James Boocock, James Otting, James Willcox, Jan Arne Petersen, Jason Conti, Jason Taylor, Javon Harper, Jeff Tickle, Jeff Wheeler, Jensen Somers, Jeroen Budts, Jo Shields, Johannes Koch, Johannes Kuhn, John Millikin, Jonas Urth Olsen, Jordi Mas, Jorge Castro, Julien Moutte, Juri Pakaste, Ján Sokoly, Jérémie Laval, K. Vishnoo Charan Reddy, Ken Vandine, Kentaro KAZUHAMA, Kevin Anthony, Kevin Duffus, Koichi Akabe, Konstantin Oshiyko, Larry Ewing, Lauri Kotilainen, Lukas Lipka, Mackenan Grassi, Marijn Ros, Mark Busby, Mark Saunders, Martin Pitt, Matt Enright, Matt Sturgeon, Michael Catanzaro, Michael Kaiser, Michael Martin-Smucker, Michael Monreal, Michael Monreal, Michał Sawicz, Miguel de Icaza, Mike Gemünde, Mike Urbanski, Moritz Schallaböck, Nathan Palmer, Neil Loknath, Nicholas Doyle, Nicholas Little, Nicholas Parker, Nicolò Chieffo, Nils Naumann, Nuno Araujo, Oben Sonne, Okano Takayoshi, Olivier Dufour, Oscar Forero, Pacho Ramos, Patrick van Staveren, Paul Cutler, Paul Lange, Pavel Antonov, Pavol Babincak, Pepijn van de Geer, Pete Johanson, Peter de Kraker, Phil Trimble, Pratik Patel, Przemysław Grzegorczyk, Raimo Radczewski, Robin Stocker, Roderich Schupp, Roderich Schupp, Rodney Dawes, Romain Tartière, Ruben Vermeersch, Ryan Collier, Samuel Gyger, Sandy Armstrong, Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge, Shaun McCance, Sindhu S, Sjoerd Simons, Tim Fisken, Tim Yamin, Timo Dörr, Timothy Arceri, Tobias Arrskog, Tobias Mueller, Todd Berman, Travis Glenn Hansen, Travis Patterson, Travis Reitter, Trey Ethridge, Udesh Liyanaarachchi, Valentin Sawadski, Victor Vargas, Will Farrington, Will Thompson, William Friesen, William Pettersson, William Witt, Wouter Bolsterlee, Yuuto Tokunaga, Zhou Ting.

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