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Amarok 2.4.1 “Resolution” Is Released

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux and Unix, MacOS X and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before – and it looks good doing it!

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To install Amarok open a terminal window (press Alt+F2 and type: gnome-terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install amarok

To start Amarok press Alt+F2 and type: amarok

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Changelog for Version 2.4.1


Remote NFS & SMB/CIFS collections now work! (BR 249760, BR 232976, BR 171213, BR 187692)
New “Preview” feature for the Organize Collection dialog. Patch by Maximilian Güntner .
String filtering in the albums applet.
Ability to change text alignment in the lyrics applet. Service, a Podcast Directory displaying the most used Tags from & the top Podcasts of these Tags


The podcast directory service is now based on incremental parsing of OPML without caching in the database.
Plugins can now be optionally enabled in the config dialog.
Script selector is moved from the menubar to the config dialog.
Now all changes to Preset Formats in Organize Collection dialog get saved on close, doesn’t matter If dialog was accepted or rejected.
Added “Update Preset” button to Organize Collection dialog, which updates currently choosen scheme.
Renewed FilterEditor dialog.
Changed tokens syntax in FileNameLayoutDialog (TagGuesser, OrginizeCollection dialogs) now tokens wrapped in percent signs (%token% instead of %token).
Added ability to guess tags from whole track path. (TagGuesser dialog)
Use KDirWatch to watch changes to collection.
Do always store track rating as tags in files. Patch by Alan Ezusti . (BR 259117)
Added missing tooltip for animation settings. Patch by Bhargav Mangipudi . (BR 248690)

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