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openSUSE 11.4 and Banshee: Amazon MP3

Great news! openSUSE 11.4 was just released, and it’s loaded with goodies! I am of course most excited about the inclusion of Banshee 1.9.3 with full Amazon MP3 store support included out of the box. Within seconds after the 11.4 … Continue reading

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An Open Proposal to Canonical

Firstly, this post is a personal one. I am not speaking on behalf of the Banshee community, any corporation, foundation, or my maintainer peers. Since Banshee will be shipped in the upcoming release of Ubuntu, Canonical has decided it will … Continue reading

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Changing Roles

About 6 years ago I started working for Novell to develop Banshee into much of what it has become today. I’m quite fond its evolution, but perhaps more proud of its community. As is likely obvious, I have not been … Continue reading

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Banshee, GNOME, & Amazon MP3

During Gabriel’s talk at GUADEC, after working with members of the GNOME Foundation board, we were very excited to announce that the Amazon MP3 Store in Banshee would begin using an Amazon Affiliate ID, and that 100% of all revenue … Continue reading

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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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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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Banshee + GNOME 3.0

I spent a little time this weekend doing one of the things I’ve wanted to do for years – eradicate one of the oldest files in Banshee: banshee-dialogs.glade. The vast majority of Banshee’s UI is custom widgetry that is laid … Continue reading

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Banshee 1.5.3 and the return of OS X support

The Banshee community is proud to announce the availability of Banshee 1.5.3! With a slew of new features and bug fixes, and a fully refreshed Mac OS X build, this is another solid release on the road to 1.6 (due … Continue reading

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Banshee Grid View

Spread out over a number of hours over the last few weeks I’ve been working on making our high-performance list view in Banshee also handle grid-style layouts. That is, all the benefits of our polished list widget with a new … Continue reading

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