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Status of Chromium-based Port of Nuvola

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-12-26

As mentioned in the Nuvola 4.9 announcement, most of the energy in the last few months was invested in the Chromium port of Nuvola. This article describes the current status of this ambitious effort: What are the reasons? Does Spotify work? Can Google Play Music and Deezer play without Flash plugin? When can we expect Nuvola with Chromium backend to be released?

Continue reading this article on Medium: https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-chromium-port-status-3b1648b29c77

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Nuvola 3 to Reach EOL on December 31

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-12-17

As announced earlier, Nuvola 3.0 will reach the end of life status on December 31st, 2017 (two years after the initial 3.0.0 release). The package repository will be discontinued, but the source code will remain available. You can upgrade to the genuine flatpak builds of Nuvola 4 anytime.

Continue reading this article on Nuvola News blog: https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-3-to-reach-eol-9be4486fa166

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Nuvola 4.9 Updates 3 Scripts and Adds Few Tweaks

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-12-17

Nuvola 4.9 was released. It is mostly a maintenance release as most of energy is invested in the Chromium port of Nuvola and the development of other features has slowed down. The current status of this ambitious effort will be described in a separate announcement.

Continue reading this article on Medium: https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-4-9-30bdffdea714

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Status of Nuvola Packages for Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark and Fedora 27

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-10-21

Cross-distribution flatpak packages of Nuvola 4.x Rolling Releases are available also for Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark and Fedora 27. The packages of Nuvola 3.0.x Legacy Releases are not provided because of the forthcoming end of life of this series (December 31st, 2017).

Continue reading at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-packages-for-ubuntu-17-10-artful-aardvark-and-fedora-27-f0b1864acc43

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Nuvola 4.8 Adds Pocket Casts, Fixes Groove Music, Temporarily Drops Spotify and Calls For New Yandex Music Maintainer

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-09-29

Nuvola 4.8 was released. It introduces Pocket Casts, makes Groove Music work again, updates Amazon Cloud Player and Google Play Music scripts, and brings necessary improvements under the hood. On the other hand, Spotify is temporarily unsupported — because Spotify dropped support for WebKit browsers — and Yandex Music needs a new maintainer.

Continue reading this article at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-4-8-adds-pocket-casts-fixes-groove-music-temporarily-drops-spotify-and-calls-for-new-6ff7cfacac97

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