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Banshee on Mac OS X: Nice to see you!

  A few years ago, I used to write some plugins and a little bit of code for the Banshee project.  As I grew in my job at Mintel, I lost energy for working on Banshee but the project carried … Continue reading

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Lesson in Programming: Why those /* (funny) */ comments are so important

At work we always marvel about the comments we come across in our code. Indiana Jones stories that somehow get related back to the code by it, how tired the programmer was when writing the code, indications of the [lack … Continue reading

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Death to the Zen Micro

So yesterday I was quite convinced that I was going to make it down to see the Chicago Air and Water Show, hoping I could see the Thunderbirds.  Well lets just say that we got water alright.  I stood out … Continue reading

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GUADEC followup

Wowzers, what a great time! Was intending to write about each day individually, but that’s certainly out of the question now. GUADEC was a great experience and I’m hooked on the community! A big thanks to everyone who helped put … Continue reading

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Yes, that’s a VIM :w (not some new fangled creation), as in, I’m actually writing something here! I haven’t written in three months, and haven’t committed any code in four…as I’ve been a bit distracted by a few things, notably: … Continue reading

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Banshee Alarm Plugin v0.2

Just as a quick update, Bertrand Lorentz has put together a second release of the alarm plugin, v0.2.  For those of you who love Banshee so much that you want to hear it first thing when you wake up in … Continue reading

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Banshee MTP Guide Moved

Howdy folks, The guide that used to be at http://tricky.vanstaveren.us/Projects/Open_Source/Banshee/MTP has now been moved to the Banshee wiki at http://www.banshee-project.org/Guide/DAPs/MTP.  All the subpages have been moved accordingly.  My site has all the pages set to forward to the Banshee site, … Continue reading

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Banshee Alarm and Sleep Timer Plugin

So…it’s been a while since I’ve worked on this one, but I figure with Banshee 0.11.0 right around the corner, and plugins making their way into the portage tree, it’s time for a release! So, without further adeiu, I give … Continue reading

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Banshee knows the words, too!

This morning I (very belatedly) committed a monster patch from David Schneider which extends the Wikipedia plugin to also be able to query autolyrics.com for the currently playing track. Building upon David’s awesome parsing backend, this makes it integrate well … Continue reading

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Transfers in banshee with libgphoto2/MTP driver (ptp2)

So, I finally got it working over the weekend :) Marcus is a genius, and it turns out that libgphoto2 has mass-storage device detection support which just so happens to touch HAL in just the right way that it screws … Continue reading

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