This is my monthly report for generous patrons who contributed €170.52 to support development of Nuvola Player in April 2016. Thanks to them, I renewed Tiliado.eu VPS hosting for €53.78 and spent 7.48 hours working on five tasks, which are listed bellow with a few comments, so my reward was €12.6 per hour.
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Date: April 30, 2016, 8:11 a.m. • Work time: 2.05 hours • Spent funds: €30.75
I released Nuvola Player 3.0.2. This is a bug fix release addressing following issues:
These issues have been also fixed in the rolling builds of Nuvola Player 3.1. You can download the source tarball at https://github.com/tiliado/nuvolaplayer/releases/tag/3.0.2 or use Tiliado Repository for Nuvola Player.
I would like to thank to all Nuvola Patrons who made this release possible.
Date: April 29, 2016, 8:50 p.m. • Work time: 1.90 hours • Spent funds: €28.50
I was dealing with following support requests & bug reports:
I investigated the issue Deezer page stops refreshing/displaying content after a song is played. It looks like a quirk in the WebKitGTK library though.
I requested more information for the issue Amazon Cloud Player - Songbar not changing.
I closed the issue Tiliado Repositories unable to Download on Nuvola Side /Ubuntu 15.10 wily/ pi2 B apologizing that I don't provide packages for ARM architecture.
I looked at the issue Amazon Cloud Player -- Selections open in browser and asked the maintainer to deal with it.
I helped with Elementaryos Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) Installation difficulties that were caused by conflicting repositories.
I investigated the issue MPRIS integration not working properly on Ubuntu 16.04. I believe there is a bug in the Unity Sound indicator widget as all MPRIS metadata are set correctly by Nuvola Player.
I helped with the issue Flash Player not found in Fedora 23 and fixed Fedora packaging to prevent it from happening.
I failed to reproduce the issue Spotify - MPRIS controls not working under Gnome 3.20 and asked for more feedback.
Date: April 16, 2016, 4:13 p.m. • Work time: 1.62 hours • Spent funds: €24.30
There are certain rendering and integration issues that happen only in Ubuntu 14.04. Since I believe they occur because of an old WebKitGTK library in Ubuntu, I uploaded WebKitGTK 2.8.5 packages for Ubuntu 14.04 and rebuilt Nuvola Player to use this newer version instead the old packages from official Ubuntu archive.
Examples of the issues:
Date: April 7, 2016, 5:36 p.m. • Work time: 0.00 hours • Spent funds: €53.78
I renewed VPS hosting for Tiliado.eu website for 1452 CZK/year (about €53.78).
Date: April 6, 2016, 11:35 p.m. • Work time: 0.27 hours • Spent funds: €4.05
I worked on the MPRIS Rating feature requested by a Nuvola Patron. This month, I addressed issues from the review of my pull request to the Media player indicator GNOME Shell extension and I've been waiting for a response since then.
For the record, this task is really huge as it comprises:
Date: April 6, 2016, 10:08 p.m. • Work time: 1.64 hours • Spent funds: €24.60
I built and published Nuvola Player 3.0 & 3.1 packages for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus.
These patrons support development of Nuvola Apps. Thank you all!
Andrew Allen, Bart Libert, Simon Law, Bryan Wyatt, Christian Dannie Storgaard, José Antonio Rey, Ryan Wagner, Chris Beeley, David, Andrew Azores, Andrew Kvalheim, Balázs, Ben MacLeod, Martin Wimpress, Duco van Amstel, David Wiczer, Nathan Warkentin.
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