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Version: 1.0.0-bp150.2.3
* Sun Mar 25 2018
- Trim bias from description.
* Sat Mar 24 2018
- update to version 1.0.0: First stable release of the 1.0.x series!
  New Features:
  - Added "Automatic" video output option. This uses the auto
    imagesink to provide the best available video sink for the
    environment, eliminating the dreaded 'Could not initialise
    Xv output' error (bxo#11950)
  Bug Fixes:
  - Fixed 32-bit crashes when using the MPRIS2 plugin (LP #1374887)
  - Fixed crash on "Clear History" button press (LP #1214514)
  - Fixed appdata validation (bxo#13632)
  - Fixed full debug builds and resolved build warnings
  - Replaced stock icon by compliant option (bxo#13738)
  - Translation Updates
* Sun Nov 19 2017
- update to version 0.9.2
  - Update homepage to
  New Features:
  - Keyboard shortcuts helper available in the Help menu
  - New B/N keybindings for previous and next track (bxo#12951)
  Bug Fixes:
  - Fixed null pointer dereference (CID 1375856)
  - Fixed adding directories to queue via commandline (bxo#12899)
  - Fixed shuffle functionality also repeating (bxo#12010)
  - Fixed display order of audio and subtitle tracks (bxo#13268)
  - Fixed "Clear Recent" clearing global history (bxo#13493)
  - Fixed Ctrl-Q keybinding when in fullscreen (bxo#13549)
  - Fixed string escaping in audiobox widget
  - various code quality improvements
  - Translation Updates
- important changes from 0.9.1:
  - Disabled the clutter video backend for GTK 3.22+, needs
    significant updates to be functional again
  - Enabled GStreamer tag lookup for remote files
  - Fixed desktop file name for xfce-sm-client
  - Fixed null filenames with remote files
  - Improved support for live streams
- important changes from 0.9.0:
  - New "mini mode", toggled by right click in content area
  - New play and replay icons, now actionable on click
  - Set the window title and artwork to the filename when no ID3
    tags are found
  - Theme developers caution! This release drops the background
    color styles for the controls. Tweak your "osd" class accordingly!
* Fri Sep 22 2017
- disable gtk-doc build, fails with newer gtk-doc > 1.25
* Sun Dec 25 2016
- update to version 0.8.1
  - new hidden setting to persistently hide the menubar
  - MPRIS2 plugin: Add missing signal watch on shuffle property
  - fix crash on close that would happen in some systen
    configurations (bxo#12169)
  - make appdata validate (bxo#11653)
  - translation updates
- do not package ChangeLog, NEWS file is good enough
* Sat Feb 28 2015
- update to version 0.8.0
  - increased required intltool version (0.35) (bxo#11180)
  - use libxfce4ui's versioned help call for the documentation
  - fallback to GStreamer 0.10 at build time if 1.0 is not
    available (bxo#11053)
  - fix build with GStreamer 0.10 (bxo#11052)
  - show preview text in the font selection dialog (bxo#11425)
  - clear startup notification when already running (bxo#11487)
  - translation updates
* Thu May 01 2014
- update to version 0.6.1
  - properly use specified device, use correct URI (lp#1098323)
  - completed port to GTK+3
  - remove deprecated GTK+2 items
  - use GtkOverlay for player controls
  - use symbolic icons for menus, plugins
  - improved window maximization
  - window dimensions are no longer saved when maximizing
  - added "window-maximized" setting to xfconf to keep
    maximization across sessions
  - rearranged and improved menubar
  - renamed "Edit" menu to "Playback"
  - renamed "Languages" menu item to "Audio Track"
  - added Tools menu
  - moved Plugins and Preferences to Tools menu
  - added DVD menu (visible only when a DVD or DVD ISO is being
  - added "Save Playlist" item to Media menu
  - added "Contents" item to Help menu
  - added "Report Bug" item to Help menu
  - improved playlist
  - use symbolic icons in an inline toolbar
  - removed redundant settings button
  - added Move Up/Down buttons
  - improved search
  - plugin updates
  - added Previous/Next Track menu items to Tray plugin
  - added Previous/Next Track menu items to Notification plugin
  - added NEW MPRIS2 plugin
  - other improvements
  - updated artwork (background image, icons)
  - fixed GStreamer 1.0 support
  - added ability to play DVD ISOs from the Open dialog
  - plugins now correctly report when they fail to load
  - plugin API documentation updates
  - bugs fixed
  - fixed missing option to open DVD from iso (bxo#10300)
  - fixed allowing a playlist to be sorted and/or items to be
    moved (bxo#10066)
  - fixed Remember playlist option in GUI not working (bxo#10269)
  - fixed Parole showing irritating edge (bxo#10081)
  - fixed untranslatable strings (bxo#10418)
  - fixed loading of playlists with relative paths (bxo#10436)
  - added realmedia video to supported video mimetypes
  - fixed IF/ELSE for plugin installation on multiple platforms
    (bxo#10142, bxo#10441)
  - fixed building with enable-debug=full on some platforms
  - fixed crash for m3u files with all absolute paths
  - fixed "Remove Duplicates" functionality.
* Thu Dec 05 2013
- Update to 0.5.4.
  * Bugfix release.
  * Fix loading of playlists with relative paths.
  * Fix file-filters for audio/video mimetypes.
  * Fix IF/ELSE for plugin installation on multiple platforms.
  * Fix "Remove Duplicates" functionality.
- Add GenericName to the desktop file
  (using suse_update_desktop_file macro).
- Fix runtime dependencies for openSUSE >= 12.3:
  gstreamer010-plugins-* -> gstreamer-plugins-*.
- Don't remove any locale files: find_lang macro does itself if
  founds them wrong.
- Remove "clean" section from the spec.
- Fix dependencies for the devel package.
* Mon Oct 21 2013
- Update to 0.5.3.
  * Bugfix release.
  * Fix ?Remember playlist? option in GUI not working.
  * Added accelerator to Audio menu item.
  * Fix remembered playlist not being forgotten when setting
- Mark Parole Plugins Manual as doc.
* Thu Jul 25 2013
- update to version 0.5.2
  - revert "Fix MKV subtitles being shown when automatically show
    subtitles is disabled"
  - fix freezing on load of some subtitles
  - fix crash on startup when "Remember playlist" option enabled
  - fix muting after playing media
  - fix failure to load filenames with space after colon
  - fix gstreamer version check
* Mon Jun 03 2013
- update to version 0.5.1
  - fix m3u playlist processing with relative filenames
  - fix playlist controls disabling access to media controls
  - fix next-button ignoring shuffle mode
  - prevent shuffle from playing the same song twice in a row
  - fix MKV subtitles being shown when automatically show subtitles
    is disabled
* Thu Mar 07 2013
- update to version 0.5.0
  - fixed potential file name clash in parole extension
  - fixed libnotify error on make
  - fixed moving show/hide playlist button
  - fixed mute button toggling
  - fixed playlist manipulation while playlist hidden
  - fixed webm file support
  - fixed aspect ratio calculation
  - fixed untranslateable strings
  - fixed timer update on user seek
  - fixed auto-saved playlist saving as UTF-8
  - fixed playlist menu from opening off-screen
  - fixed notifications plugin notifying on play/pause
  - added improved locale name support in audio tracks and
  - added gstreamer 1.0 support with --with-gstreamer=0.10|1.0
  - added additional tooltips
  - added theming to fullscreen widgets
  - removed now-useless power-manager plugin
  - removed scrollwheel event from progress scale
  - improved audio cover image loading
  - improved support for window manager fullscreen command
  - improved tray plugin functionality, ported to xfconf
  - made codec installer transient for player window
  - moved playlist to .local/share/xfce4/parole
* Tue Jan 15 2013
- update to version 0.4.0
  - fixed fullscreen controls
  - fixed screensaver inhibition
  - fixed freezing with subtitles
  - fixed skipping every second ogg-vorbis in playlist
  - added embedded mode
  - added missing codec installation
  - added custom subtitle management
  - added CD and DVD playlist support
  - added DVD navigation support
  - added Recent Items in open menu
  - replaced Stream Properties plugin with AudioBox widget
  - moved notifications from system tray plugin to notify plugin
  - added album artwork and details to notifications
  - ported configuration to Xfconf
  - interface refinements
  - keyboard shortcut refinements
* Wed Aug 22 2012
- update to version
  - fixed and fully tested --enable-gtk-doc, --enable-debug=yes,
  - -enable-debug=full
  - fixed CD-Drive icon disappearing after drive eject
  - small interface tweaks to Plugins dialog
* Sat Aug 18 2012
- update to version
  - maintenance release
  - updated build requirements
  - fixed installation directory for plugins
  - fixed compilation of plugin api
  - fixed compilation of debug=yes and debug=full
  - fixed compiling twice
- dropped obsolete parole-fix-plugin-installation.patch and
* Fri Aug 10 2012
- added parole-misc-fixes.patch with a range of fixes for missing
  includes and prototypes, return statements, removal of unused
  code and variables (backported from upstream git)
* Thu Aug 09 2012
- update to version 0.3.0
  - replaced libxfce4gui dependencies with libxfce4ui
  - upgraded GTK interface to GTK 2.20+
  - revamped, minimalistic interface
  - replaced playbin with playbin2
  - improved subtitle/audio track handling
  - improved keyboard shortcuts
  - updated application icon
  - added command line option to enqueue files
  - cleared warnings due to deprecated functions
  - fixed many of the existing bugs
- removed obsolete parole-fix-linking.patch
- added parole-fix-plugin-installation.patch in order to fix the
  installation directory for plugin desktop files (backported from
  upstream git)
- disabled plugin documentation which currently does not build
* Sun Apr 01 2012
- specfile cleanup
- corrected dependencies
- merged parole- into
* Sat Aug 27 2011
- update to version
  - automatically select row for the media that is currently played
- added parole-fix-linking.patch in oder to fix an underlinking
- removed obsolete parole-
* Sat Apr 16 2011
- update to version
  - dropped support for the browser plugin.
  - compatibility with newer gstreamer versions
  - add some nice features from the new version, like media
    tooltips, open containing folder, media length
  - better chooser interface
  - added -F --fullscreen to start in fullscreen mode
  - bugfixes
  - translation updates
- dropped obsolete
  parole-, and
- added parole- which adds files from
  the upstream repo which are missing in the tarball
Version: 1.0.2-bp151.1.4
* Mon Apr 08 2019 Vinzenz Vietzke <>
- Spec file update: switch URL to new upstream docs
* Fri Apr 05 2019 Maurizio Galli <>
- Spec File cleanup:
  - Switched to %autosetup %make_build to ease spec file maintanance
  - Dropped obsolete macros
  - Moved COPYING to %license
* Thu Apr 04 2019 Vinzenz Vietzke <>
- update to version 1.0.2
  * Bug Fixes
    attempting to install missing codecs (bxo#14529)
  - Fixed compiler error -Wcast-function-type (GCC 8)
  - Fixed disabling vendor-enabled plugins
  - Fixed crash when disabling plugins (lp#1698540)
  - Fixed play button sensitivity items are added to playlist
    (bxo#13724, lp#1705243)
  - Fixed Appstream validation by removing em tags (bxo#14260)
  - Fixed plugin active state when reopening the Plugins dialog
  - Resolved g_type_class_add_private warnings (bxo#15014)
  * Translation Updates
* Thu Apr 26 2018
- update to version 1.0.1
  * Translations only
Version: 1.0.5-bp152.3.19
* Sat Nov 16 2019 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 1.0.5
  * Fix creation and cleanup of thumbnails (bxo#16026)
  * Fix volume hotkeys in fullscreen (bxo#16005)
  * Fix compiler warnings
  * Translation Updates
* Sat Jul 27 2019 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 1.0.3
  * Drop deprecated OnlyShowIn keys in desktop actions (bxo#15259)
  * Ensure the time divider is shown/hidden correctly
  * Fix closing of Parole process with Ctrl-Q (bxo#15698)
  * Fix compiler warnings (clang) (bxo#15260)
  * Fix Gtk-CRITICAL when closing main window (bxo#15621)
  * Change text '?' to '...' for consistency with other Xfce apps
  * Change text '60 seconds' to '1 minute' (bxo#15529)
  * Move appdata to metainfo (bxo#15381)
  * Translation Updates
Version: 4.16.0-bp153.1.15
* Mon Jan 11 2021 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.16.0
  * Add to EXTRA_DIST (gxo#apps/parole#72)
  * Translation Updates
* Mon Dec 28 2020 Maurizio Galli <>
- Update to version 4.15.0
  * Playlist Improvements:
  - Playlist is now an in-window popover instead of a slide-out panel
  - Shuffle functionality now utilizes a sort filter instead of randomly
    selecting the next track, making it possible makeing the playback
    history more accurate (gxo#apps/parole#32)
  * DVD Support:
  - Added a menu option to activate the subpicture menu
  - DVD chapter selection from the playlist is functional again
  - The DVD menu will now automatically load if playback does not start
  * Dialog Appearance Improvements:
    Each of the dialogs were ported to CSD with some cleanup and default
    buttons marked as "suggested". The following dialogs had some additional
  - Go To Position: Timestamp inputs changed to vertical orientation for
    better clock-like appearance
  - Keyboard Shortcuts: Adjusted to "always-center" positioning since
    transient positioning failed
  - Open File: Spinner configured as the FileChooser "extra" widget
  - Open Location: Removed some duplicated text
  - Plugins: Rearranged the plugins manager, and moved credits to a
    per-plugin About dialog
  - Save Playlist: File type panel replaced with a combobox that also
    filters the FileChooser
  * General:
  - Added basic GitLab pipeline
  - Added new icon and icon name "org.xfce.parole"
  - Added
  - Fixed distcheck builds with intltool 0.51.0
  - Fixed full-debug builds with GLib 2.35+
  - Fixed missing-prototypes errors
  - Player controls are no longer hidden while the sound popover is open
  - Selecting an option on the "Stream is taking too long" dialog will now
    dismiss the dialog
  - Sort to make it easier to review
  * Translation Updates