Banshee 0.11.6 Released

Early this morning, the Banshee team released what will be the final release in the 0.11.x series: Banshee 0.11.6.

This latest release brings a few small, but lovely add-ons to existing features.

Below is a copy of the release notes via the Banshee mailing list.

===============================================================================
BANSHEE 0.11.6
===============================================================================

 * Banshee is a music management and playback application for GNOME.

   "Import, organize, play, and share your music using Banshee's simple,
    powerful interface. Rip CDs, play and sync your iPod, create playlists,
    and burn audio CDs. Most portable music devices are supported. Banshee
    also has support for podcasting, smart playlists, music recommendations,
    and much more."

 * Learn More: http://banshee-project.org/Discover
 * Release Overview Page: http://banshee-project.org/Releases/0.11.6

===============================================================================
TABLE OF CONTENTS
===============================================================================

 * Welcome
 * Module Notes
 * Get The Goods
   - Sources
   - ChangeLogs
   - Dependencies
 * Major Feature/Fixes/Performance Updates
   - Cool New Features
   - For all the Awesome Banshee Developers
 * Bugzilla Overview
   - Noteworthy bugs fixes/enhancements embraced in this release
   - Show all bugs marked FIXED during this release cycle
   - File Bugs... Be Proactive... Contribute to Open Source!
 * Miscellaneous
   - Contributors for this release
   - Contributors for past releases
   - Something to share with friends and family
   - Thanks!

===============================================================================
MODULE NOTES
===============================================================================

 * The banshee-official-plugins module has been merged with core, so
   banshee-official-plugins is now obsolete
 
 * libipoddevice (0.5.2) and ipod-sharp (0.6.2) are required for iPod support

 * Helix support has been removed from core and is now available from
   the Helix Banshee community project. More information regarding Helix
   support can be found at: http://helix-banshee.helixcommunity.org
 

===============================================================================
GET THE GOODS
===============================================================================

Sources
-------

 * Banshee 0.11.6 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.6.tar.bz2
   http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.6.tar.gz
 
 * ipod-sharp 0.6.2 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/ipod-sharp/ipod-sharp-0.6.2.tar.gz

 * libipoddevice 0.5.2 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/libipoddevice/libipoddevice-0.5.2.tar.gz

 * njb-sharp 0.3.0 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/njb-sharp/njb-sharp-0.3.0.tar.gz

ChangeLogs
----------
 
 * http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.6.changes

Dependencies
------------

 * Mono 1.1.10 and full stack
 * gtk-sharp-2.0 2.8 or 2.10
 * GStreamer 0.10.3
 * sqlite3
 * libmusicbrainz 2.1.1 or better
 * libnautilus-burn 2.12 or better
 * GTK+ 2.8 or better
 * HAL 0.5.2 or better (0.5.6+ Recommended)

===============================================================================
MAJOR FEATURE/FIXES/PERFORMANCE UPDATES
===============================================================================

Cool New Features
-----------------

 * Radio stations can now be added/edited/removed from the radio plugin;
   additionally the remote stations can be easily and optionally disabled

 * Usability and interface updates to the podcast plugin

 * Audio profiles can now be translated; a number of UI improvements and
   simplifications were made to the profiles as well

 * Updated the volume button to behave like Totem/GNOME's (Bacon)

 * New Slovenian translation by Matej Urban?i?

 * Updated translations: Czech (Jakub Friedl), Norwegian bokm?l (Kjartan
   Maraas), Polish (Artur Flinta), Russian (Alexandre Prokoudine),
   Swedish (Daniel Nylander)

 * UI style updates for the main interface; more improvements in the
   track list column headers

 * Updated internal daap-sharp version to fix problems with track numbers
   not showing up (James Willcox)

For all the Awesome Banshee Developers
--------------------------------------

 * With this release (0.11.6), the 0.11.x series is now string frozen

 * Moved to GNOME Subversion

 * Project layout has been almost completely reorganized

 * All of Banshee can now be built and run from MonoDevelop

===============================================================================
BUGZILLA OVERVIEW
===============================================================================

Noteworthy bugs fixes/enhancements embraced in this release
-----------------------------------------------------------

 * 399462 - Fix crash on source properties for DAPs (Aaron Bockover)
 * 398491 - Mass storage DAP should use file name conventions (Gabriel Burt)
 * 399650 - Updated strings for usability in the track editor (Aaron Bockover)
 * 342942 - Improper cover art cropping (Aaron Bockover)

Show all bugs marked FIXED during this release cycle
----------------------------------------------------

 * http://banshee-project.org/files/closedbugs.php/2007-01-22,2007-02-05

File Bugs... Be Proactive... Contribute to Open Source!
-------------------------------------------------------

 * Please do not hesitate to file bugs against Banshee in GNOME Bugzilla.
 * http://bugzilla.gnome.org, component: banshee
 * Discuss Banshee on the mailing list list or in #banshee on irc.gnome.org.
 * Lots of information on the Banshee Wiki: http://banshee-project.org
 * Need to debug Banshee? http://banshee-project.org/Debugging

===============================================================================
MISCELLANEOUS
===============================================================================

Contributors for this release
-----------------------------
  
   Community makes Open Source work!

   Aaron Bockover, Gabriel Burt, James Willcox, Patrick van Staveren

Contributors for past releases [1]
----------------------------------

   Aaron Bockover, Alexandros Frantzis, Alp Toker, Bertrand Lorentz,
   Bob Copeland, Chris Turchin, Christopher James Halse Rogers, Gabriel Burt,
   Jakub Steiner, James Willcox, Juri Pakaste, Michael Monreal, Mike Urbanski,
   Nathan Palmer, Patrick van Staveren, Ruben Vermeersch, Sebastian Dr?ge,
   Scott Peterson, Tim Yamin, Trey Ethridge

   [1] This list is actually only accurate since 0.11.3. I need to grep the
   ChangeLog to build a complete list. If your name is missing here, feel
   free to let us know, or just wait for it to appear in a later release.

Something to share with friends and family
------------------------------------------

   We hit the 2000th commit in Banshee Subversion between 0.11.4 and 0.11.5!

Thanks!
-------

   Enjoy the release! We appreciate your support and involvement!

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