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Mark Shuttleworth Announces New Ubuntu 10.10 Audio Feature

Aug 06, 2010, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Barnes)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"'In Maverick we're adding the new Ayatana indicator for sound, Conor Curran's very classy implementation of MPT's very classy spec. It's a Category Indicator, like the messaging menu, so it allows apps to embed themselves into it in a standard and appropriate way,' says Shuttleworth. He goes on to explain that users can have multiple players represented there and – without needing a custom App-Indicator or windows open for the players – control them directly from the menu. Integration with Rhythmbox and several other players is also to be expected, and is coming along well."

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