Monthly Archives: July 2010

Announcing Banshee 1.7.3

We’re very proud to announce the release of Banshee 1.7.3, which brings some much anticipated WebKit goodness: the Amazon MP3 Store and the Miro Podcast Directory integration. Amazon MP3 downloading is fully supported, separate from the integrated store itself. There … Continue reading

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Tarballs – Why?

More and more I begin to wonder why we generate tarballs at all these days. Is it just because it’s easy – a function of “make distcheck”? There’s certainly value in the actual distcheck process to ensure you have a … Continue reading

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Eclipse & Android SDK on openSUSE

I woke up at 6 this morning with the urge to investigate writing an Android application. I have been a mostly satisfied user of Android ever since the G1 was first launched. I even switched to T-Mobile to get one … Continue reading

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Amazon MP3 Store in Banshee

I’ve landed a new extension in Banshee — an integrated Amazon MP3 Store source. This source allows you to browse, search, preview, purchase, and download music from the Amazon MP3 web site. Building on last week’s announcement of the Amazon … Continue reading

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Government Security System

As seen near the Boston Common.

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Banshee on Linode

I recently migrated all of the Banshee web server stuffs to a Linode 768. We were previously running on an incredibly slow, unreliable, and expensive dedicated co-lo machine that once hosted a number of Novell community projects. As part of … Continue reading

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Amazon MP3 downloader support in Banshee

I’m very excited to announce I have just landed support for downloading and importing your Amazon MP3 purchases into Banshee. It is a simple extension that understands the download queue file that Amazon delivers after a purchase is made. Linux … Continue reading

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