Minitube (YouTube desktop application) 1.8.0 has been released and is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA.
- Enhanced Compact Mode: window on top, can be made smaller and remembers its own position
- Adaptive video title font size
- Unity & GNOME 3 actions (aka Quicklists)
- Selecting a recent keyword now also sets the searchbox text
- Fixed duplicate channel names in suggestions popup
- Fixed playback not starting or being interrupted on Linux
- New and updated translations
Important: Minitube may not be able to play videos under Ubuntu 12.04 (and other recent Linux distributions) without this work-around: Fix MP4 Playback In Ubuntu 12.04 [Gstreamer Bug Affecting Totem, Minitube, Etc.]
- Description: Minitube is a YouTube desktop application. You can use it to watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube is not about cloning the original YouTube web interface, it aims to create a new TV-like experience. It can also be used to download YouTube videos.
- Package name: “minitube”
- Ubuntu versions: 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, 10.10, 10.04
- PPA: main WebUpd8 PPA