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WELCOME TO BANSHEE 0.11.4
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 * WARNING: Banshee 0.11.4 has a lot of rough edges and may be fairly 
   unstable! The release was made early to meet the SLED 10 SP1 feature
   complete deadline. Banshee 0.11.5 will be better suited for more widespread
   use. Distributions *SHOULD NOT* package this release!

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 * What? Banshee is a music management and playback application for GNOME.
 * Really? Yes! 

   "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
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 * Release Overview Page: http://banshee-project.org/Releases/0.11.4
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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 * 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!


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MODULE NOTES
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 * WARNING: Banshee 0.11.4 has a lot of rough edges and may be fairly 
   unstable! The release was made early to meet the SLED 10 SP1 feature
   complete deadline. Banshee 0.11.5 will be better suited for more widespread
   use. Distributions *SHOULD NOT* package this release!
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 * The banshee-official-plugins module has been merged with core, so 
   banshee-official-plugins is now obsolete
 
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 * libipoddevice (0.5.2) and ipod-sharp (0.6.2) are required for iPod support
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 * 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
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GET THE GOODS
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Sources
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 * Banshee 0.11.4 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.4.tar.bz2
   http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.4.tar.gz
 
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 * ipod-sharp 0.6.2 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/ipod-sharp/ipod-sharp-0.6.2.tar.gz
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 * libipoddevice 0.5.2 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/libipoddevice/libipoddevice-0.5.2.tar.gz
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 * njb-sharp 0.3.0 Tarball:
   http://banshee-project.org/files/njb-sharp/njb-sharp-0.3.0.tar.gz
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ChangeLogs
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 * http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-0.11.4.changes
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Dependencies
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 * 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)
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MAJOR FEATURE/FIXES/PERFORMANCE UPDATES
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Cool New Features
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 * New Internet Radio plugin
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 * Merged banshee-official-plugins with core, so core now features Podcast,
   Recommendation, MiniMode, and Radio plugins
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 * Automatically fetch cover art when a track is played
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 * Improved audio profile configuration
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 * Added a WAV Pack profile (Sebastian Dröge)
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 * Added VBR support for the LAME profile
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 * Improved sorting and new URI column
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 * Right clicking on column headers to adjust visibility now supported
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 * New configuration system
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 * Improved scripting support
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 * Hide to tray on close
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For all the Awesome Banshee Developers
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 * Moved to GNOME Subversion

 * Project layout has been almost completely reorganized

 * All of Banshee can now be built and run from MonoDevelop
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BUGZILLA OVERVIEW
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Noteworthy bugs fixes/enhancements embraced in this release
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 * 358192 - Hide to tray on close
 * 384235 - Ignore 'the' when sorting by artists, albums, titles
 * 385873 - 2 Channel MP3s reported to have only 1 (Brian Nickel)
 * 384816 - Improved random/MB limit matching in smart playlists (Gabriel Burt)
 * 386385 - Smart playlists can reference other smart playlists (Gabriel Burt)
 * 333813 - Importing CD with : in title crashes Banshee (Ruben Vermeersch)
 * 388903 - Cover art aspect ratio wrong
 * 385547 - Ratings column should not be resizable
 * 393217 - Save/restore source view tree state
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Show all bugs marked FIXED during this release cycle [1]
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 * http://banshee-project.org/files/closedbugs.php/2006-12-09,2007-01-15
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File Bugs... Be Proactive... Contribute to Open Source!
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 * 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