Tag Archives: meego

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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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 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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Banshee for MeeGo

After lots of intense work and collaboration, the Netbook profile for MeeGo 1.0 has been released today. As such, I am particularly pleased to announce in conjunction that Banshee is the default and integrated media player for MeeGo. Currently, MeeGo … Continue reading

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