Author Archives: David Nielsen

Placeholder koala image

Give ‘Well Wishes’, Get a Free Copy Of Time Travel Strategy Game ‘Achron’

I am back on OMG! Ubuntu! and to celebrate it is time for another game giveaway This time I have for you a brand spanking new copy of the Indie Realtime Strategy game Achron where time is your play thing... yes that is right, meta-time gaming and it runs on your Linux desktop.

28 September 2011
Placeholder koala image

A few good Banshee features: New Artist Browser and eMusic integration

Banshee 2.0 is out and default in Natty which is all good and well but.. Banshee has not been resting. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, these new features are presented to you as screenshots.

14 April 2011
Placeholder koala image

Banshee sucketh the big one, or how to correctly file a bug and stop worrying

There are bugs in Banshee, as I write this, 815 known or suspected bugs to be specific. Likely there are many more... and you, the user, is thus at risk of hitting one. Here is what to remember when experiencing a Banshee problem.

7 April 2011
Placeholder koala image

Tell a joke, get OilRush!

One of the years big Linux game releases is coming, Unigine's realtime strategy game Oil Rush.

3 March 2011
Placeholder koala image

GNOME+Mono hackfest day 1

It's now the morning of day 2 and people are slowly starting to arrive at the Hackerspace.be room we call home during the GNOME+Mono hackfest. On day one we were so busy that the first task of day in fact is posting the update.

8 February 2011
Placeholder koala image

Banshee: Video, TV shows, Windows and hackfest, oh my!

From deep in Hanger 18, your reporter is proud to bring you some exclusive Banshee goodies. Read on for more information...

17 January 2011
Placeholder koala image

The truth about Banshee’s photo support

"Will Banshee support Photo management?" This is a common question both in the comments here but also in my private mails so I thought I would address it on OMG! Ubuntu! as my first editorial on the site.

10 January 2011
Placeholder koala image

Banshee now default in Natty daily builds

The day we've all be waiting for has finally arrived. After much hard work by the Banshee Project and Ubuntu, Banshee has finally been made the default music player in Natty.

6 January 2011

You asked for it, Banshee gets DVD support

Santa is not the only one delivering presents, the always hardworking Olivier Dufour, has just gotten past the last major technical hurdle in adding the DVD support he and Alex Launi have been working on. […]

27 December 2010
Placeholder koala image

Help improve Banshee’s performance on Maverick

Banshee having been picked as Ubuntu's new default Music player is getting popular to test on all supported versions of Ubuntu. However there is a snag, for Maverick users, of which Ubuntu has a lot testing Banshee from what I can tell looking at the incoming bugs on GNOMEs bugtracker against Banshee.

10 December 2010
Placeholder koala image

Monster Mega Mono News Update

The Mono 2.8 preview release created some stir in our comment section when it was announced with performance improvements and a new more efficient memory system. It was since released , and had a maintance […]

10 December 2010
Placeholder koala image

Banshee gets Jamendo support

While the core development team are busy working on core enhancements and ensuring a rock solid Banshee 2.0, new community extension developer dz0ny has provided initial Jamendo support.

16 November 2010