Upgrade Rhythmbox to 2.99 "Future Delay Thinking"

Bug #1167472 reported by DonnieD on 2013-04-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rhythmbox (Ubuntu)
Iain Lane

Bug Description

Highlights of Rhythmbox 2.99:

• The application is now based on GStreamer 1.0;
• libsecret is now used instead of gnome-keyring;
• GNOME notification filtering is now supported;
• The podcast browsing and updating features have been updated;
• The play button now turns into a pause or stop button while a file is playing;
• Buffering progress is now showing in the song position slider;
• The media player sync is now working better with transcoded files.

Official announcement http://ftp.acc.umu.se/pub/GNOME/sources/rhythmbox/2.99/rhythmbox-2.99.news

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

We'll need to wait for after 13.04 is released for this update since we are in Feature Freeze and UI Freeze.

Initial packaging has been done in the GNOME3 Staging PPA, either




Changed in rhythmbox (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
tags: added: upgrade-software-version
Iain Lane (laney) on 2013-05-15
Changed in rhythmbox (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Iain Lane (laney)
Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

I want to move to this, but I found a pretty bad problem with replaygain.


Perhaps disable it for now?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package rhythmbox - 2.99.1-0ubuntu1

rhythmbox (2.99.1-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low

  * Upload to saucy from gnome3 PPA (LP: #1167472)
  * debian/patches/port-daap: Drop - we've now upgraded libdmapsharing to the
    requisite upstream version.
  * debian/changelog: Bump libdmapsharing BD per unpatched configure.ac.
  * debian/patches/git_*: Drop, in this version.
  * Disable the replaygain plugin because it has a serious crash bug, being
    tracked in #1180721

rhythmbox (2.99.1-0ubuntu1~raring1) raring; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.

rhythmbox (2.99-0ubuntu1~raring1) raring; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
  * Update librhythmbox-core6 → librhythmbox-core7 due to soname bump.
  * debian/control.in
    - Bump minimum gtk
    - Build-depend on libsecret instead of gnome-keyring
    - Drop dependendies on avahi and gnome-doc-utils
  * debian/rhythmbox-data.install:
    - Dropped rhythmbox-ui.xml which is no longer provided
  * Dropped patches applied in new version:
    - 04_pause_button.patch
    - 11_fix_cd_pausing.patch
    - git-rhythmdb-fix_deadlock.patch
    - rb-gst-1.0.patch
    - xinitthreads.diff
  * Refreshed patches:
    - 07_quicklists.patch
    - port-daap.patch - Rewritten to drop the minimum libdmapsharing
      version required, the rest of the patch has already been applied
 -- Iain Lane <email address hidden> Thu, 16 May 2013 10:25:32 +0100

Changed in rhythmbox (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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