News and announcements

Summer Clean-Up in Package Repository

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-07-20

Tiliado Package Repository underwent a summer clean-up to remove old unsupported packages and save server disk space. In case you have been affected by this move, please upgrade your distribution to continue using Nuvola.

Continue reading at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/summer-clean-up-in-package-repository-5792fd48bb7b

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Nuvola 3.0.9: EOL Schedule, Fedora 26 & Debian Buster Packages and Updated Repository Key

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-07-18

Nuvola 3.0.9 was released and brings packages for Fedora 26 and Debian Buster. The key for the package repository for Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora was updated and it is necessary to download the new key on your system. Finally, the end of life for Nuvola 3.0.x series is scheduled to December 31st, 2017 (two years since the initial 3.0.0 release).

Continue reading at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-3-0-9-688e20f18a1c

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Nuvola 4.5 Integrates Progress & Volume Bar, Tackles Flash Issues and Helps with Missing Nvidia Driver

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-06-25

Nuvola 4.5 is the fifth milestone of the current rolling series on the way towards the Nuvola 5.0 release (formerly referred to as Nuvola 4.0 or 3.2). The headline of this release are the integration of progress bar and volume bar in Deezer and Google Play Music, a workaround for long-time issues with Flash plugin and a better detection of missing Nvidia drivers.

In order to update your flatpak builds, use GNOME Software with flatpak plugin or run flatpak update --system && flatpak update --user in terminal (without sudo).

Continue reading at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-4-5-released-a16ff727981e

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Nuvola 4.4 Supports AppIndicators in Unity, elementaryOS and GNOME; Changes Versioning Scheme

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-05-27

Nuvola 4.4 is the fourth milestone of the current rolling series on the way towards the Nuvola 5.0 release (formerly referred to as Nuvola 4.0 or 3.2). The headline of this release is AppIndicator backend for Tray icon feature, which works not only in Unity and elementaryOS but also in GNOME.

In order to update your flatpak builds, use GNOME Software with flatpak plugin or run "flatpak update --system && flatpak update --user" in terminal (without sudo).

Continue reading article at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-4-4-supports-appindicators-in-unity-elementaryos-and-gnome-changes-versioning-scheme-a323b80e5cda

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Nuvola Drops Support for Old Distributions

Written for Nuvola Player by Jiří Janoušek on 2017-05-21

Nuvola 3.0 used to support a wide range of old distributions. However, this situation has become unbearable as the WebKitGTK+ library included in these distributions is full of bugs, which may make web apps work incorrectly, and contains hundreds of security vulnerabilities. In addition, several of these distributions have already reached their end of life. If you are affected, I recommend upgrading.

Continue reading at https://medium.com/nuvola-news/nuvola-drops-support-for-old-distributions-c73b39b741eb

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