amaroK 'Airborne' 1.3.9 Released!

Mark Kretschmann markey at
Thu Mar 30 09:58:15 BST 2006

Announcing version 1.3.9 of the amaroK 'Airborne' series

This service release features important bugfixes, ported from the current
development branch. Also the MusicBrainz feature has been upgraded to work
with newer library versions.

VERSION 1.3.9:
    * Support for libtunepimp 0.4. (BR 94988)

    * Fix leak of file descriptors with embedded cover art. Patch by Shane
      King <kde at>. (BR 123472)
    * Playlist popup menu had a visual glitch with Lipstik and (probably)
      earlier versions of Plastik.
    * Fix preamp and frequency band scaling in the xine equalizer. Patch by
      Tobias Knieper <webmaster at>. (BR 116633)
    * Fixed a huge memory leak when using xine-engine with crossfading.
      (BR 119230)
    * Fix memory leak in the helix engine when the player and playlist are
      not visible.
    * Stream with URLs containing "&" wouldn't be correctly saved.
      (BR 121846)
    * Playlist Browser would save invalid PLS Playlists. (BR 122875)
    * Refresh All Podcasts wouldn't consider subfolders. (BR 122783)
    * When using a folder as playlist, deleting the playlist would delete
      the folder and all files inside it. (BR 122480)
    * OSD was showing "No track playing" for tracks without metadata.
    * Smart Playlists with playcount or score related conditions wouldn't
      match all songs properly. (BR 97046)
    * With enormous queues, stop menu would take a lot of time to show up.
      (BR 120677)

The amaroK team

amaroK is a soundsystem-independent audio-player for *nix. Its interface uses 
a powerful "browser" metaphor that allows you to create playlists that make 
the most of your music collection. We have a fast development-cycle and 
super-happy users. We also provide pensions and other employment-benefits.

"Easily the best media-player for Linux at the moment. Install it now!"
    - Linux Format Magazine

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