Subject: ANNOUNCE: Banshee 1.5.1 Released!
Date: Wednesday 14th October 2009 02:55:11 UTC (over 8 years ago)
Hello! We've released Banshee 1.5.1! It is the result of 4 and a half months work by more than 29 coders and 23 translators. New Features: * Play Queue Auto DJ keeps the tunes coming * Shuffle by album and artist * Shuffle by weighted rating and score mode * Add tooltips for ellipsized ListView text * Keep the playing song visible in the track list * Add support for WebOS devices * Add support for the Samsung Galaxy Android Phone Enhancements: * When user picks new sort column, default to sort ascending * Drop the " Library" suffix on the Music and Video sources * Add thin highlight to ListView selection for 3D effect * Keyboard shortcut (ESC) to clear the search box (BGO #558938) * Expose LAME's "preset" option (BGO #563303) * Added a --gconf-base-key for running sandboxed (BGO #585546) * Trim URL pasted from clipboard to podcast dialog (BGO #585679) * Allow selection of multiple folders on import (BGO#586946) * Support playlists on Android G1 devices (BGO #583335) * Better support for devices running Rockbox * Set video sync folder for Android and WebOS devices * Made the error message label selectable (BGO #589741) * Save and load the Gtk.AccelMap (BGO #579013) * Added taglib/oga mimetype to the vorbis audio profile (BGO #586999) * Auto-completion for composer, conductor, grouping and copyright (BGO #592129) * Added the 'comment' search filter (BGO #380524) * Selectable song properties (BGO #586106) * Show a tooltip in track editor when the property is truncated (BGO #589782) Notable bug fixes: * Fix blank MimeTypes for tracks ripped before 1.4 (BGO #536590) * Fix a Bit Rate column sizing glitch (BGO #584587) * Fix browser positioning when Banshee is maximised (BGO #575834) * Fix compilation metadata reading and writing (BGO #563283) * Work with new notification-daemon (BGO #565876) * Avoid needlessly syncing iPods twice * Deterministically sort sources to avoid fluttering * Look for Rhythmbox db at both new and old paths * Fix bug with scrobbling after skipping a track (BGO #584614) * Fix crash in equalizer (BGO #548912) * Fix an exception on startup when DBus is disabled (BGO #573050) * Fix off-by-one-day date querying bug (BGO #546844) * Fix a UI/spacing glitch in the Smart Playlist Editor (BGO #571288) * Don't hide the track info popup while it has focus (BGO #544592) * Prevent endless "Searching for CD metadata..." (BGO #527788) * Fix Last.fm now-playing for non-decimal track lengths (BGO #586460) * Dispose the SqliteCommand after it's executed (BGO #586498) * Fix notification area popup positioning on multi-monitor systems (BGO #586589) * Fix the playing indicator when song in list more than once (BGO #585798) * Fix crash when opening the profile conf dialog (BGO #587308) * Fix crash stopping jobs on shutdown (BGO #587373) * Fix notification area popup flashing (BGO #587703) * Trim filename dots and spaces to be NTFS compliant (BGO #588350) * Stop playing from audio CD when it's ejected (BGO #475094) * Don't update DateUpdated stamp when transient fields change (BGO #585896) * Fix DAP content page title not changing when device renamed (BGO #589290) * Set the Podcast flag on import based on genre (BGO #589831) * Fix hang when slider dragged to track change (BGO #539395). * Prevent slider jumping around after seeking in stream (BGO #591016) * Fix Last.fm logos on dark themes (BGO #588094) * --query-X option sometimes returned an error (BGO #591291) * Build and runtime fixes for FreeBSD * Fix editor always prompting to save podcasts (BGO #584880) * Fix rounding when updating the track score * Fix initial track score calculation (BGO #594568) * Fix playback buttons' a11y (BGO #595294) * Fix crasher on PPC (BGO #547218) * 131 bugs were fixed since 1.5.0 Full release notes: http://download.banshee-project.org/banshee/stable/1.5.1/banshee-1-1.5.1.news Download the source code: http://download.banshee-project.org/banshee/stable/1.5.1/ http://download.banshee-project.org/banshee/stable/1.5.1/banshee-1-1.5.1.tar.bz2 sha256sum: 599b67ffd6ca1bf585adb13c397959e7f632596648c7782a20bdf5ab57978b8b Enjoy, and congratulations to everybody who contributed to this great release! -- Gabriel