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Release Digest: GNOME, October 23, 2002

Oct 24, 2002, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

GNOME applets 1.4.1

Hi lovers of applets.

A couple of new release of gnome-applets has hit the ether. I apparently
forgot to announce 1.4.0.5 :) 

Improvements from earlier releases.

News for gnome-applets-1.4.1:

- general

        * Build fixes. <drk@sgi.com>, Havoc, Gediminas
        
- drivemount

        * Don't try to read files that haven't been opened yet. From 2.0.x.
          Fixes #80335.
        
- geyes

        * Optimize the movement of the eyes. Less jitter. From bugzilla.
          (Kjartan)
- gtik

        * Fix the URL so that this actually works after yahoo
          changed it. (Remi Cohen-Scali)
        * NULL-terminate the authors array. From 2.x. (Kjartan)

- gweather

        * Fix so you can get the temperature even if there's no dew.
          Fixes #82335. (Kevin)

- mini-commander

        * Make the prefs dialog resizable. (Kevin)
        * Fix background color (Kjartan). #57722
        * Fix for processes hanging in <defunct> state. (Lionel Elie Mamane)

- multiload

        * Fix a string that was misleading. (Kjartan)

- quicklaunch

        * Make it look better on a vertical panel (Kjartan)

- translations

        * Norwegian, Swedish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Taiwanese), Euskara,
          Portugese, French, Japanese, Slovak, Korean

News for gnome-applets-1.4.0.5 release:

- general

        * Man pages for all applets (Christian Merillat)
        * Updated translations (az, el, es, no, nn, pt, pt_BR, sk, sv, zh_TW ++)
        * build fixes for gnome-vfs dependecies (Maciej)

- asclock

        * Bring back the timezone stuff and make it really work (Kjartan)
        * Clean up handling of tempfiles and some code cleanup (Kjartan)

- gkb

        * Remeber configuration. (Israel@celorio.com)
        * Fix Slovak keymap. (Marcel Telka)
        * Add Ukrainian keymap. (Leonid Kanter)
                
- gnotes

        * Robustness fixes (Kjartan)
        * Fix for multibyte languages with default GTK+ style (jihuang@gate.sinica.edu.tw)

- gtik

        * Make it use gnome-vfs. Much smoother operation. (Jim)
        * Sanitize the font selector dialogs (Jim, Kjartan)
        * Clean up memory management - less segfaults (Jim)

- gweather

        * Fix a crash with a NULL http request. (Kjartan)
        
- mixer

        * Portability fixes for Solaris (NN)

- modemlights

        * Make both TX and RX have green lights so people won't be scared
        into thinking the red lights indicate errors. (Kjartan)
        
 
Downloads at:

ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/gnome-applets/1.4/gnome-applets-1.4.1.tar.gz

and

http://download.gnome.org/

Cheers
Kjartan Maraas
from-the-maintainers-of-old-and-forgotten-historical-software-department