This is my monthly report for generous patrons who contributed €176 to support development of Nuvola Player in October 2015. Thanks to them, I spend 16 hours working on 9 tasks, which are listed bellow with a few comments, so my reward was €10.9 per hour (I keep it near a minimum wage in Western Europe).
My dream is to work as an independent open source developer on software for all users around the world. Software for you. You can support my work on Nuvola Player via PayPal, Gratipay, Patreon, Flattr or Bitcoin. Let's make Nuvola Player more awesome!
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Date: Oct. 17, 2015, 4:59 p.m. • Work time: 3.54 hours • Spent funds: €38.94
I was dealing with following support requests & bug reports:
Date: Oct. 17, 2015, 4:10 p.m. • Work time: 1.65 hours • Spent funds: €18.15
Website, documentation and release notes were updated, especially regarding the list of supported distributions and the list of available streaming services.
Date: Oct. 17, 2015, 12:17 p.m. • Work time: 3.32 hours • Spent funds: €36.52
I'm working on packages for Fedora 23. Internal builds are currently available only for Tiliado developers and Nuvola Patrons. Public builds will be made after proper testing and fixing all issues. Unfortunately, testing in VirtualBox has revealed many issues :-(
Work on a new variant of Tiliado installer has began to address some of the mentioned issues.
Date: Oct. 10, 2015, 9:15 p.m. • Work time: 2.12 hours • Spent funds: €23.32
The format support dialog (Menu → Format support) contains two new options to disable Flash plugin and/or GStreamer HTML5 Audio backend. These options are intended for web app script maintainers to find out whether a streaming service requires Flash plugin or supports HTML5 Audio.
Date: Oct. 10, 2015, 7 p.m. • Work time: 0.99 hours • Spent funds: €10.89
I'm working on packages of Diorite library and Nuvola Player for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf. Internal builds are currently available only for Tiliado developers and Nuvola Patrons. Public builds will be made after proper testing and fixing all issues.
Date: Oct. 10, 2015, 4:38 p.m. • Work time: 2.04 hours • Spent funds: €22.44
Project maintenance generally include following tasks:
Date: Oct. 9, 2015, 10:29 p.m. • Work time: 1.07 hours • Spent funds: €11.77
Date: Oct. 9, 2015, 12:30 a.m. • Work time: 0.95 hours • Spent funds: €10.45
Nuvola Player used to create all web app launchers on start-up. However, some users were no happy about it. Nuvola Player now creates new launchers only on demand, but you can create all desktop launchers from menu:
These patrons support development of Nuvola Player. Thank you all!
Simon Law, Bart Libert, Bryan Wyatt, Christian Dannie Storgaard, José Antonio Rey, Cheetah, Ryan Wagner, Chris Beeley, Andrew Azores, David, Andrew Kvalheim, Balázs, Ben MacLeod, David Wiczer, Martin Wimpress, Duco van Amstel, Gabriele, Jan, Raphael Lullis.
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