First Development Release Of Parole Media Player 0.6 Is Out, Install It In (X)Ubuntu

The first development release of Parole Media Player 0.6 (version 0.5.90) was released recently, bringing changes such as: improved GStreamer 1.0 support, completed the port to GTK3, a nice new overlay for the playback controls and more.Parole is the default Xfce / Xubuntu media player. It’s based on the GStreamer framework and features playback of […]

Install The Latest VLC In Ubuntu Via PPA [Quick Tip]

Quick tip: new VLC versions are released quite frequently and even though some don’t introduce any new features, there are important bug fixes in each release (you can find the VLC changelogs HERE). If you want to always have the latest stable VLC version in Ubuntu, here are some PPAs you can use.Ubuntu 13.04: you [...]

Audience Media Player Getting Close To A New Release, Help Test It!

Audience is a minimalistic, Gstreamer-based media player written in Vala. The second Audience release is getting close and its developers have invited users to help test it. There aren’t any major new features since the previous release, but a large amount of bugs have been fixed recently. So if you can help test it or [...]

Minitube 2.0 And Musique 1.2.1 Released, Available In Our Ubuntu PPA

Minitube, a native Youtube client for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X which you can use to play (and download) YouTube videos without Flash, has been updated today and the new version is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA for Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04.The latest Minitube 2.0 adds YouTube categories and “standard feeds”: “Most [...]

Install GNOME Mplayer 1.0.7 In Ubuntu 12.10

GNOME MPlayer 1.0.7 has been released recently, getting support for MPRIS v2 (e.g. Ubuntu Sound Menu integration), along with other enhancements.GNOME MPlayer is a GTK2/GTK3 frontend for MPlayer which, besides playing audio and video files, it supports DVD and MKV chapters, cover art retrieval from Amazon.com for audio files and other useful features.Changes in GNOME [...]

Xnoise Media Player Gets New Album Art View

Xnoise 0.2.13 has been released today, introducing a new Album Art view, similar to the one available in Banshee or in Rhythmbox through the CoverArt Browser plugin, along with a new application icon created by Reda Lazri.The new Album Art view can be accessed from the toolbar/menu or by using the CTRL + B keyboard [...]