How to install songbird 1.4.1 in Ubuntu
If you want to know Songbird 1.4.1 Features and Improvements check here
Songbird 1.4.1’s main focus has been on adding new device support, CD rip support, and a new Feather/skin. We’ve included more format/codec support out of the box, improved the media management user experience, and continue to work on performance, footprint, and stability.
Thanks to Skyzim for creating .deb files
For 32-bit Ubuntu Users download .deb file from here
For 64-bit Ubuntu Users download .deb file from here
Now you should be having songbird_1.4.1_i686_skyzim.deb file for 32-bit users and songbird_1.4.1-x86_64-skyzim.deb file for 64-bit users
Install .deb packages using the following commands
For 32-bit Users run the following command from terminal
sudo dpkg -i songbird_1.4.1_i686_skyzim.deb
For 64-bit Users run the following command from terminal
sudo dpkg -i songbird_1.4.1-x86_64-skyzim.deb
Once you install you can open songbird from Applications--->Sound & Video
Troubleshooting Songbird startup
When you try to startup songbird you might see similar to the following error
….. warnings are omitted….
(songbird-bin:5674): GStreamer-WARNING **: invalid name template vc3_video_sink_%u: conversion specification must be of type ‘%d’ or ‘%s’ for GST_PAD_REQUEST padtemplate
././songbird-bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/gst-0.10/gst/_gst.so: undefined symbol: gst_task_pool_get_type
Could not initialize GStreamer: Error re-scanning registry , child terminated by signal
sudo mv /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/gst-0.10/ /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/gst-0.10_bad
Open Synaptic Package Manager and search for "python-gst0.10". Select the python-gst0.10 package, then click Package > Force Version. Select "0.10.14-1ubuntu1" from the list and click the Force Version button. Do the same thing with the python-gst0.10-dbg package and then click Apply. Once it's done downloading and installing the packages you can close Synaptic.
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