Lightweight Media Player Parole 1.0.5 Released! (How to Install)

The fifth bug-fix release for the lightweight Parole media play 1.0 series was released a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10. Parole is a simple media player for Xfce desktop that is based on the GStreamer framework, and designed with simplicity, speed and resource usage in… Continue reading Lightweight Media Player Parole 1.0.5 Released! (How to Install)

How to Install Parole Media Player 1.0.3 in Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04

Xfce’s lightweight Parole media player released the third bug-fix update for the 1.0 series today. Here’s how how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and their derivatives. Parole 1.0.3 release highlights: Drop deprecated OnlyShowIn keys in desktop actions Ensure the time divider is shown/hidden correctly Fix closing of Parole process with Ctrl-Q Fix… Continue reading How to Install Parole Media Player 1.0.3 in Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04

How to Install Parole Media Player 1.0.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

The default media player of Xfce and XUbuntu, Parole 1.0.2, was released recently with many bug-fixes and translation updates. According to the changelog, Parole 1.0.2 fixed following bugs: Improved support for missing Gstreamer plugin installers Fixed compiler error -Wcast-function-type with GCC 8 Fixed disabling vendor-enabled plugins Fixed crash when disabling plugins Fixed play button sensitivity… Continue reading How to Install Parole Media Player 1.0.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

Parole Media Player 1.0 Released! Install it in Ubuntu 17.10

Xfce’s Parole media player reached the 1.0 stable series earlier today! Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Xfce 1.0.0 brings a new feature and following bug-fixes: Added “Automatic” video output option. This uses the autoimagesink to provide the best available video sink for the environment, eliminating the dreaded ‘Could not… Continue reading Parole Media Player 1.0 Released! Install it in Ubuntu 17.10

Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

Parole, a modern simple media player for XFCE, has reached the 0.9.2 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. Parole 0.9.2 requires GTK >= 3.20. Ubuntu 16.04 won’t be able to update to this release with the default GTK+3 libraries. Parole 0.9.2 features: Update homepage to docs.xfce.org Switch Xfce… Continue reading Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

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