Banshee 1.0 Released

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Linux music player application Banshee has just been updated to version 1.0.

The new version features significant performance improvements, plus a host of brand new features, including Video, a new Play Queue feature, Shuffle and improved support for third-party media devices and

"Import, organize, and discover new music with Banshee through its simple
and powerful interface and wide array of innovative features. Create
your own radio stations or listen to a friends' through integration;
experience automatic cover art fetching as you listen; and easily browse,
search, and control your media collection."


Depending on your distribution, it might be a while before the 1.0 release hits your software repositories and appears for update. The download page, however, includes packages for Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Foresight, Fedora and Debian and of course you can grab the source code and compile it yourself too.

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Peter Upfold is a technology enthusiast from the UK. Peter’s interest in Linux stems back to 2003, when curiosity got the better of him and he began using SUSE 9.0. Now he runs Linux Mint 9 on the desktop, runs a CentOS-based web server from home for his personal website and dabbles in all sorts of technology things across the Windows, Mac and open source worlds.

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Discussion: Banshee 1.0 Released

  1. DanK (guest)

    # Posted on 11 June 2008 at 06:12 PM

    I recently switched to using Banshee and have been quite impressed. It has a nice clean interface and just gets the job done. Everything seems to work smoothly.

    Thanks banshee team!

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