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End of life announcement

I'm sorry to say this, but as anyone following this project has recognized, it has not been maintained for a long time and it won't be so in the future. So Remuco officially is announced to be dead now. It's a bit sad that I could not find the time to finish my reload I started in private. On the other side, there are a lot of great remote control applications out there today. The situation is much better than some years ago.... read more

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-03-15

Development paused

<p>As you may have noticed there hasn't been much new code in the Remuco source for a while and a lot of <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/issues/list">issues</a> haven't been fixed or even got answers yet. The reason is that my available time to work on Remuco constantly decreased. Sorry to say that, but the situation won't get better within the next six months. This means I'm not able to handle most of the addressed issues. However, I should be able to integrate well tested <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Contribute">contributions</a> -- this means fixing problems on your own is probably the fastest way to get things done.</p> <p>I definitely do not want to bury this project. Indeed I have a lot of ideas and already some code for a next major release but I won't be able to work on this until the second half of 2012.</p> <p>Thanks for your patience, stay tuned (news will show up here, at <a href="http://twitter.com/remuco">Twitter</a>, and at <a href="http://identi.ca/remuco">Identica</a>). At this point I'd also like to thank all <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/source/browse/doc/AUTHORS">contributors</a> who helped in building a great remote control tool.</p> <p>See you later this year.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2012-01-03

Remuco 0.9.6 released

<p>Various minor tweaks and improvements come with this release. The report tool to submit information about supported client devices has been activated again. A brand new player adapter for the Clementine player is available now. Additionally there are some fixes and improvements for the MPD and MPlayer adapters. Finally there is a new client variant for Motorola K1 devices and enhancements for the Android client. As usual you'll find more details in the <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">release notes</a>.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2012-01-02

Remuco 0.9.5 released

<p>This release includes fixes for the Exaile, gmusicbrowser and Totem adapter. Check the <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">release notes</a> for more details.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2011-04-02

Remuco 0.9.4 released

<p>This release includes a new player adapter for gmusicbrowser. The Banshee adapter has been updated to work with Banshee 1.6. The Android client has been improved and is now contained in the release package as a pre-built package to install on your phone -- no need to build manually anymore. See the <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">release notes</a> for more details.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2011-03-17

Remuco released

<p>This is just a minor bug fix release. See <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">ReleaseNotes</a> for details. Hopefully we get this release packaged for Debian/Ubuntu.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2010-10-07

Remuco 0.9.3 released

<p>Finally we made it. Check the exciting <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">ReleaseNotes</a>.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2010-06-17

Android Client

<p>The latest Remuco code now has a basic client for Android devices. Testing feedback and development contributions are very welcome! Kudos to Florian for the client and thanks to Olivier for writing some <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Android">documentation how to get started with the experimental Android client</a>.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2010-06-07

Remuco Lightning Talk at 26C3

<p>Igor gloriously coped with the madness of presenting <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&amp;v=lKp9_GSfkYw">Remuco in 4 minutes in a Lightning Talk at 26C3</a> (<a href="http://remuco.googlecode.com/files/remuco-lightning.pdf">Slides</a>).</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2010-01-09

Amarok 1.4 support

<p>There are still a lot of Amarok users who prefer Amarok 1.4 over 2.x. For those users the next Remuco release is going to have a new adapter for Amarok 1.4. If you already want to have a try, read the <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/BleedingEdge">instructions for using the latest Remuco development version</a>. When installing the adapter use <em>amarok14</em> as player name. <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Issues?tm=3">Feedback</a> is very welcome!</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-12-06

Remuco source mirror at GitHub

<p>The Remuco source is now <a href="http://github.com/obensonne/remuco">mirrored at GitHub</a> (for those of you who really prefer Git over Mercurial).</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-11-25

Remuco mailing list

<p>Since Remuco is hosted at Google Code there are some 3 new contributors now. To improve team communication a new mailing list at Google Groups has been set up: <a href="http://groups.google.com/group/remuco">http://groups.google.com/group/remuco</a>. For now the primary focus of this list is development support and discussions about Remuco general.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-11-22

Follow Remuco on Twitter

<p>Interested in Remuco updates and news? <a href="http://twitter.com/remuco">Follow us on Twitter</a>!</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-11-18

Remuco 0.9.2 released

<p>This release introduces 2 new player adapters, for MPlayer and Songbird. The XMMS2 adapter has been ported to XMMS2 0.6. Minor enhancements in the Audacious, MPD and Rhythmbox. adapters. Now configurable Bluetooth connections fix various Bluetooth related issues. Many minor improvements under the hood ... more changes and details in the <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/ReleaseNotes">ReleaseNotes</a>.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-10-14

Remuco project migration complete

<p>Finally it's done - Remuco is hosted at GoogleCode now. It hurts a bit to say goodbye to SourceForge. On the other side, whenever I have to use SF for other projects, I'm happy Remuco has moved.</p> <p>However, the best thing about the completed migration is that there is time now to work on Remuco itself again. Those of you who are interested in the rationale and details of the project migration may have a look at <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Migration">Migration</a>.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-09-15

Recreated Remuco HG repository

<p>Due to a SVN to HG conversion error, the new Remuco HG repositories at <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Source?tm=4">GoogleCode</a> and <a href="http://bitbucket.org/obensonne/remuco/">BitBucket</a> had to be recreated. Just don't care about if you didn't clone the repository before today 14 pm (GMT) - otherwise please clone again.</p> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-09-08

Migrated source code management to GC

The Remuco SVN repository has been converted to a Mercurial repository and is now accessible at GC: http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Source?tm=4 . More details in the migration overview: http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Migration .

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-09-07

Migrated tracker and forums to GC

Open and still relevant tracker items and forum threads from SF have been migrated to GC now: http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Issues?tm=3 GC . Old trackers and forums are still accessible for some time but should not be used to post something new. More details in the migration overview: http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Migration .

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-09-06

Good bye SourceForge, hello GoogleCode

I've had enough of using SF as a hosting platform (sorry to say that). Remuco is going to migrate to GoogleCode. The migration rationale and process are documented at http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Migration. For now most things are still here on SourceForge. I'll post updates on the migration process later here and at the linked GC wiki page.

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-09-04

Goodbye SourceForge, hello GoogleCode

<p>We've had enough of using SF as a hosting platform (sorry to say that). Remuco is going to migrate to GoogleCode. The migration rationale and process are documented at <a href="http://code.google.com/p/remuco/wiki/Migration">Migration</a>.</p> <!-- common links --> link

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2009-09-04

Forums and Trackers

Anonymous posting to forums and trackers has been disabled. I know this is a barrier for first time visitors. On the other side it really eases communication and helps to block spam. Users who do not want to create an SF account may choose to use SF's OpenID login.

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-08-31


This fixes a memory leak bug in the client which may have occurred when using the media browser intensively. The fixed bug has been introduced with version 0.9.0. If you experienced some performance issues when using the media browser, this release might be your friend :).

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-08-18

Remuco 0.9.1 released

Remuco 0.9.1 introduces a new player adapter for Exaile 3. The XMMS2 player adapter's media library browser has been extended - it now supports collections and has sections for artists, albums and tracks. Browsing long lists in a player's media library has been made a little bit easier. Some client related configuration options can now be set directly in the client. Further there is now a survey tool (remuco-report) to build a Remuco compatible device database. Finally this release has several minor enhancements and bug fixes.

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-08-17

Remuco 0.9.0 released

Remuco is a duplex remote control system for Linux media players and mobile devices equipped with Bluetooth or WiFi. With Remuco, you can remotely control your favorite media player. You can switch to the next, previous, or any other media within the current playlist, browse your media library and activate other playlists, rate your media, adjust volume, and more. On the mobile device (the remote control), it displays information about the current media, including cover art.... read more

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-07-09

It looks like 0.9

Meanwhile there have been a bunch of changes. Actually too much for a 0.8.3 release. We've decided to drop the 0.8.3 release and instead go for a 0.9 release in some more days or weeks.

By the way .. release has made it into the official Ubuntu Karmic repositories.

Posted by Oben Sonne 2009-07-02