Banshee 1.8 has been released! This is a stable release, the culmination of six month’s work by 67 programmers, artists, documentation writers, and translators, adding new features and fixing hundreds of bugs. Banshee is an open-source media player, originally called Sonance until 2005.Built upon Mono and Gtk#, it uses the Helix and GStreamer multimedia platform for encoding and decoding various media formats, including Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and FLAC. Banshee can play and import audio CDs and supports many portable media players, including Apple’s iPod, Android devices and Creative’s ZEN players. Other features include Last.fm integration, album artwork fetching, smart playlists and podcast support. Banshee is released under the terms of the MIT License and is available for Linux as well as Mac OS X operating systems.
Install latest version of banshee music player in ubuntu 10.10, 10.04, 9.04
Open the terminal and run the following commands:-
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install banshee