ANNOUNCE: parole 0.9.2 released

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at
Sat Jun 3 15:23:34 CEST 2017

parole 0.9.2 is now available for download from

What is parole?

Parole is a modern simple media player based on the GStreamer framework
and written to fit well in the Xfce desktop.


Release notes for 0.9.2
This development release is a large cleanup of the codebase, making
Parole lighter and easier to improve. A new keyboard shortcuts helper
has been added and is available from the Help menu. The plugin
documentation has been completed. Numerous bugs have been resolved. With
this cleanup, Parole's codebase should now be a solid foundation for
future development. Join in!

- General
  - Update homepage to
  - Switch Xfce URLs to HTTPS
- New Features
  - Keyboard shortcuts helper available in the Help menu
  - New B/N keybindings for previous and next track (Bug 12951)
- Bug Fixes
  - Fixed null pointer dereference (CID 1375856)
  - Fixed adding directories to queue via commandline (Bug 12899)
  - Fixed shuffle functionality also repeating (Bug 12010)
  - Fixed display order of audio and subtitle tracks (Bug 13268)
  - Fixed "Clear Recent" clearing global history (Bug 13493)
  - Fixed Ctrl-Q keybinding when in fullscreen (Bug 13549)
  - Fixed string escaping in audiobox widget
- Deprecations
  - GTK minimum version bumped to 3.20
  - GStreamer minimum version bumped to 1.0
  - Replaced deprecated gtk_show_uri for GTK 3.22+
- Documentation
  - Complete the Parole Plugins documentation (100% symbol coverage)
  - Improved documentation quality
  - Corrected typos where found
- Code Quality
  - Standardize header guards (cpplint)
  - Standardize includes (native, system, project, related)
  - Include directory when naming .h files (cpplint)
  - Numerous whitespace fixes (cpplint)
  - Add braces for if/else bodies with multiple statements (cpplint)
  - String length reduced to 120 characters
  - Cleanup .gitignore and add more definitions
- Translation Updates: Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese
(Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew,
Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmal,
Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Serbian, Slovak,
Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian

Thanks to all the contributors!

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