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WELCOME TO BANSHEE 1.0 - Released June 5, 2008
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  * Banshee is a multimedia management and playback application for GNOME.
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    "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 Last.fm integration;
    experience automatic cover art fetching as you listen; and easily browse,
    search, and control your media collection."
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  * Learn More: http://banshee-project.org/Releases/1.0
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OTHER NOTES
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    These changes were made to ensure that you can run older Banshee releases
    in parallel with new Banshee releases:

    * The location of the user configuration directory for Banshee 1.x changed
      from ~/.config/banshee to ~/.config/banshee-1 (where ~/.config is defined
      by XDG policy)
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    * The base GConf path used for storing settings via the GNOME backend
      changed from /apps/banshee to /apps/banshee-1; an XML configuration file
      will be used if the GNOME backend extension is not installed
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SOURCES / PACKAGES
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Sources
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    * Banshee 1.0 Tarballs:
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      http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-1-1.0.0.tar.bz2
      http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-1-1.0.0.tar.gz
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Packages
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    Packages for openSUSE 11/Factory and openSUSE 10.3 are available from 
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	the openSUSE Build Service in the Banshee project.
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    * http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Banshee/
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ChangeLogs & Checksums
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    * http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-1-1.0.0.changes
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	* http://banshee-project.org/files/banshee/banshee-1-1.0.0.sha1sum
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DEPENDENCIES
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    * Mono 1.2.2 (.NET 2.0 Profile / gmcs)
    * SQlite 3.4
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    * Gtk# 2.10
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    * GStreamer 0.10.3
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    * NDesk DBus (ndesk-dbus) 0.5
    * NDesk DBus GLib (ndesk-dbus-glib) 0.3
    * Mono.Addins (mono-addins) 0.3.1
    * TagLib# (taglib-sharp) 2.0

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    * Required to build default feature stack:
      * libmtp >= 0.2.0 (0.2.6 recommended)
      * ipod-sharp >= 0.8.0

    * Run-time requirements for default feature stack:
      * podsleuth 
      * brasero

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    * Required to build not-enabled-by-default features:
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      * boo >= 0.8.1
      * mono-zeroconf >= 0.7.3

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    Please note that for openSUSE, all of the dependencies above can be 
    found in the openSUSE Build Service, and are linked into the 
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    Banshee project. Even if you build from source, if you wish
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    to avoid building the entire dependency chain above, add the 
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    Banshee repository to your repository list.
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    Historically, Banshee has fostered development of a number of projects
    and bundled their source code instead of depending on external builds.
    Many of these dependencies have matured and grown into well maintained
    projects on their own, and we are now depending on them externally. We
    waited to remove the bundles long enough to allow for distributions to
    ship packages to reduce the pain of building Banshee.
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NEW AWESOME FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS
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    Banshee 1.0 is the culmination of many months of hard work by dozens of
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    people.  This release cycle has seen Banshee support video, and add the
    long-requested artist/album browser and play queue.
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    Banshee now uses much less memory and has greatly improved startup speed.
    It can handle collections that are much larger in size without adversely
    affecting application speed or memory usage.
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    These core architectural changes also allowed us to cleanly implement
    many great new features and provides a framework for new features to
    be easily developed in the future.
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    Features in this release include:
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      * Artist/Album Browser
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      * Play Queue
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      * Powerful new query/search capabilities
      * Playback from a dedicated source while interacting with other sources
      * Tightly integrated Last.fm and Audioscrobbler support
      * Create your own custom Last.fm radio stations to suit your tastes
      * Video management and playback
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      * Now Playing source where video plays
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      * Audio CD playback and ripping
      * Mass Storage Digital Audio Player support
      * MTP and iPod Player Support
      * Default Smart Playlists
      * Extension Manager
      * Minimode extension
      * Podcast Support
      * Automatic CD Importing
      * CD Burning
      * New Device Storage Indicator
      * Automatically Grabs all Cover Art
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    Other features, bug fixes, and errata:

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      * Play Count, Skip Count, Last Played, and Last Skipped all now kept up to date
      * Allow editing of artist and album names
      * Start playing when artist or album browser is double clicked
      * Bookmarks extension is now available
      * Use XDG_CACHE_HOME directory for cache files
      * Jump to playing song is now implemented (Ctrl-J) 
      * The Last.fm data screen has some visual improvements.
      * Fullscreen video is now supported (press f or go to Now Playing)
      * Banshee can be scripted using Boo
      * Improved gstreamer error handling (for missing files, codecs, etc)
      * Shuffle and repeat are automatically disabled while playing Last.fm
      * Columns specific to type of source (Music, Video, Podcast)
      * Add File Size column, right-align it and Duration
      * Disable writing metadata for videos to file to avoid 100% CPU bug
      * Add Love/Hate menu items to the Notification Area icon's menu
      * If a Last.fm station is double clicked, it will start playing once it has loaded
      * Filter for podcasts to only show new items
      * DBus client w/ command line options and lastfm:// and feed:// support
      * File system queue
      * Over 260 bugs were fixed since 0.13.2

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REPORT BUGS - HELP THE PROJECT - GROW THE COMMUNITY
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    If you encounter any bad behavior with this release, please do not
    hesitate to file bugs!

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    * http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=banshee&version=1.0.0
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VALUED BANSHEE CONTRIBUTORS
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Contributors For This Release
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    The following people directly contributed to the release of this version
    of Banshee. Without their help, there would be no release!
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      Aaron Bockover, Alan McGovern, Alex Kloss, Alexander Hixon,
      Bertrand Lorentz, Christopher Rogers, Gabriel Burt, James Willcox,
      Michael Monreal, Mike Urbanski, Nicholas Parker, Ruben Vermeersch,
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      Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge, Will Farrington, Wouter Bolsterlee
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    The following people contributed updated translations to this release. 
    Without them, our project's reach would be much more limited.

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      Artur Flinta, Claude Paroz, Daniel Abramov, Daniel Nylander,
      Duarte Loreto, Gabor Kelemen, Ignacio Casal Quinteiro, Ihar Hrachyshka,
      Ilkka Tuohela, Jonh Wendell, Jordi Mas, Jorge Gonzalez,
      Lasse Bang Mikkelsen, Luca Ferretti, Nickolay V. Shmyrev,
      Philipp Kerling, Philip Withnall, Wadim Dziedzic, Wouter Bolsterlee,
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      Yair Hershkovitz, Žygimantas Beručka
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    The release notes and screenshots for this release were crafted by:
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      Aaron Bockover, Gabriel Burt, Jorge Castro, Josiah Ritchie,
      Paul Cutler, Scott Peterson
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Contributors In Past Releases
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    Aaron Bockover, Alan McGovern, Alex Kloss, Alexander Hixon,
    Alexandros Frantzis, Alp Toker, Andy Midgette, Aydemir Ulaş Şahin,
    Ben Maurer, Bertrand Lorentz, Bill Dawson, Bob Copeland, Bojan Rajkovic,
    Brian Nickel, Chris Lahey, Chris Toshok, Chris Turchin, Christian Krause,
    Christopher James Halse Rogers, Dan Wilson, Dan Winship, Daniel Munkton,
    Eric Butler, Fredrik Hedberg, Gabriel Burt, Hans Petter Jansson,
    Igor Guerrero Fonseca, Ilya Konstantinov, Ivan N. Zlatev, James Willcox,
    Jan Arne Petersen, Jason Conti, Jeff Tickle, Jorge Castro, Juri Pakaste,
    Ken Vandine, Larry Ewing, Lauri Kotilainen, Michael Monreal,
    Miguel de Icaza, Mike Urbanski, Nathan Palmer, Nicholas Parker,
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    Oscar Forero, Patrick van Staveren, Pepijn van de Geer, Ruben Vermeersch,
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    Scott Peterson, Sebastian Dröge, Tim Yamin, Trey Ethridge, Will Farrington,
    Wouter Bolsterlee
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