Banshee 2.4 has been released after six months of work, work performed by 31 developers, 33 translators and numerous testers.
Banshee 2.4 brings DVD playback support navigable via mouse and keyboard, as well as improved additional filters (genres and years) when in browsing content.
Along with the UPnP support (browse and play music or videos shared over a local network or UPnP device), the 2.4 release comes with 91 bug fixes (since 2.2 version) and various minor enhancements.
How do we install Banshee 2.4?
Add the following official PPA (Maverick, Natty, Oneiric, Precise)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install banshee
Banshee 2.4 has already landed in Precise Pangolin (thus being available via Ubuntu Software Center).