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You can quickly check out the official RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT for specifics on new features and fixes. Below are some highlights:
- Amarok 2.3.2 is now fully compatible with the latest KDE SC 4.5. Apparently, some important bugs in recent releases were caused by this lack of compatibility.
- Dynamic Collection has received fixes and should now work better with external hard drives and USB mass storage devices.
- The Last.fm internet service now works without using KWallet.
- A new Quick guide, which you can find HERE.
When I started using Linux, Amarok was a favorite among audio players for many, but I couldn't agree after trying it out. I was using Ubuntu back then, which made its use a bit awkward, to say the least. On top of downloading a huge chunk of KDE libraries, Amarok felt out of place inside a GNOME environment. The biggest problem, though, was that Amarok was in a difficult moment from a technical standpoint. Adjusting the platform to the brand new KDE4 base was taking lots of resources and complicating things enormously. As a result, the application was somewhat buggy, slow and cluttered.
Things have taken a significant turn now. KDE has improved by leaps and bounds, and Amarok has followed suit. This last release improves even further and the result is a superb audio player that has little or no competition within the KDE realm.