Banshee provides an amazing media player that can play music, videos, manage podcasts and integrate with Last.fm. Banshee is designed to look more like the apple iTunes store rather than an actual media player but that adds to its charm. The main appeal of Banshee lies in the fact that it can sync with quite a few popular media player across multiple devices which include the IPod, IPad, and IPhone as well.
Banshee has access to internet archives to search for video and audio media that can be played through the media player as well as providing easy access to various podcasts online. Another great feature of Banshee is that it automatically fetches the cover art for your music immediately.
To install Banshee, simply type the following commands into a new terminal window. You can open a new terminal quickly and easily with the shortcut keys (ctrl + alt + t)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install banshee
During installation, you may be asked for your password to authorize the install.
If you find Banshee is not for you or you need to uninstall for any reason, then type the below command into a terminal window. This will also remove any other dependant packages that are no longer needed.
sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove banshee