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Banshee 1.9.5 Is Released

Banshee 1.9.5 has been released! This is a development release, part of the 1.9.x series leading up to Banshee 2.0. Banshee is a media player that allows you to play your music, videos, and other media media as well sync it with portable devices to take your media on the go. Banshee includes features to import your media, manage its metadata, and play your music and videos.

To install Banshee open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install banshee

When installed you can find Banshee under Applications -> Sound & Video -> Banshee Media Player.

If you already have Banshee and the banshee-team ppa installed Banshee will be updated to the latest version when running a system update.

Banshee Homepage


Add support for handling u1ms:// links
Windows: Add Win7 thumbnail toolbar playback buttons
OS X Build: Work with new bockbuild, add MonoMac

Notable Bug Fixes (20 fixed since 1.9.4!)

bgo#644315: Fix album browser’s border on Windows
bgo#641608: windows: Fix notification icon menu positioning
bgo#643188: Help: Fix help URL to
bgo#643407: GStreamerSharp: Properly handle GStreamer errors
bgo#641674: SmartPlaylists: Fix queries with { and }
Hide ‘Unknown Artist’ in ‘All Albums’ browser entry

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