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Minitube 1.8.0 Released With Quicklists Support, Compact Mode

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.]

Package info:

  • 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

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