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Here's a list of all the new and fixed stuff in the 0810 release.
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Here's a list of new features and bug fixes in the 0810 release.  This list is not exhaustive - it is meant to highlight the features most users will notice.
  
 
==Media==
 
==Media==
 
===New Features===
 
===New Features===
 
*[http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Release_Notes_-_0.21 Upgrade MythTV to 0.21]
 
*[http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Release_Notes_-_0.21 Upgrade MythTV to 0.21]
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**Add ability to use myth's player from Video scenario, enabling some of myth's playback features such as commercial skipping (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/131 131])
 
*Media Metadata
 
*Media Metadata
 
**[http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=6571.0 Media metadata import feature] (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21538 21538], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21543 21543])
 
**[http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=6571.0 Media metadata import feature] (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21538 21538], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21543 21543])
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*Added ability to grow ext2/ext3 Software RAIDs from the web admin (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21687 21687], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21685 21685])
 
*Added ability to grow ext2/ext3 Software RAIDs from the web admin (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21687 21687], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21685 21685])
 
*Added new ability to fix the most common software RAID problem from the web admin. When a drive is kicked from the array, it can be re-added now from the web admin instead of having to fix it with the command line. (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/108 108] SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21694 21694])
 
*Added new ability to fix the most common software RAID problem from the web admin. When a drive is kicked from the array, it can be re-added now from the web admin instead of having to fix it with the command line. (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/108 108] SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21694 21694])
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*Media files on CD's or DVD's are automatically detected and imported into the media database (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/141 141])
  
 
===Bug Fixes===
 
===Bug Fixes===
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*Cleaned out a lot of hard coded stuff from scripts (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21582 21582], and others)
 
*Cleaned out a lot of hard coded stuff from scripts (SVN: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/21582 21582], and others)
 
*Dutch language support (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/34 34], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/35 35])
 
*Dutch language support (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/34 34], [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/35 35])
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*Enhancements to Climate Control (Trac: [http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/ticket/127 127])
  
 
==LinuxMCE Dev Tools==
 
==LinuxMCE Dev Tools==

Revision as of 18:38, 14 March 2009

Here's a list of new features and bug fixes in the 0810 release. This list is not exhaustive - it is meant to highlight the features most users will notice.

Media

New Features

  • Upgrade MythTV to 0.21
    • Add ability to use myth's player from Video scenario, enabling some of myth's playback features such as commercial skipping (Trac: 131)
  • Media Metadata
  • On-Orbiter TV Guide
  • Play list export feature
  • MAME (Arcade Game emulator) game support (Trac 40 SVN: 21567, 21568, 21569, 21570, 21573, 21574, 21597, 21598, 21599, 21603, 21620, and probably others)
  • Infrared repeats parameter can now be edited in the web admin
  • The playlist editor has been redone, and a Vertical mode added as well
  • Playlist export to .m3u and .pls functionality
  • New Unmanaged room type allows you to designate a room where no automatically generated scenarios appear. This give you total control over scenarios for that room.
  • Added ability to grow ext2/ext3 Software RAIDs from the web admin (SVN: 21687, 21685)
  • Added new ability to fix the most common software RAID problem from the web admin. When a drive is kicked from the array, it can be re-added now from the web admin instead of having to fix it with the command line. (Trac: 108 SVN: 21694)
  • Media files on CD's or DVD's are automatically detected and imported into the media database (Trac: 141)

Bug Fixes

  • Media attribute import from Amazon/IMDB is now smarter (Trac: 52)
  • Fixed path/filename escaping in web admin (Trac: 57)
  • "Docs" scenario removed - no supporting player (Trac: 56, SVN: 21572,)
  • Fixed mounting of shares with special characters in their names (Trac: 55)
  • Fixed mounting of "non-browsable" samba shares (Trac: 38)
  • *.dvd.keys.tar.gz, *mpg.png, and *.mpg.png.tnj are no longer displayed in the web admin
  • accompanying *.dvd.keys.tar.gz will follow source file when renaming/deleting from the web admin
  • fixed a bug where deleting a performer's picture would delete the file entirely from the system. Now the picture is only deleted if nothing else references it
  • fixed similar bug that would permanently delete a picture when disassociating it from a file.
  • changing privacy settings via web admin now flags the orbiters to regenerate

Hardware Support

Other

  • Updated base distribution to Kubuntu 0810 (with standard 2.6.27 kernel - updating as Kubuntu updates)
  • Cleaned up many packages so they're as close as possible to (if not the same as) Ubuntu's Apt repository versions
  • LinuxMCE can now be installed without an active Internet connection (Trac: 26)
  • Cleaned out a lot of hard coded stuff from scripts (SVN: 21582, and others)
  • Dutch language support (Trac: 34, 35)
  • Enhancements to Climate Control (Trac: 127)

LinuxMCE Dev Tools

Bug Fixes

  • SqlCVS has been fixed and now works

LinuxMCE Project Infrastructure