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Release Digest: GNOME, February 27, 2003

Feb 28, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

totem 0.95.0
totem 0.95.1

Heya,

Totem "Mundian To Bach Ke" 0.95.0 is out.

Totem is simple movie player for the Gnome desktop based on xine. It
features a simple playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume
controls, as well as a pretty complete keyboard navigation.

Requirements
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* GNOME 2.2 or newer
* xine-lib beta 6 or newer

News
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* Xinerama, dual-head and RandR support
* Added a "remote" mode to control a running Totem
* Seeking with the seekbar is no longer a mess
* Fix screenshots when the aspect ratio was 1.0
* Better error reporting
* Fix statusbar time reporting
* Actually use detection by content instead of suffix guesses
* Support Real Audio URLs in the playlist
* Make it possible to cycle the playlist both ways in repeat mode
* Renamed GtkXine to BaconVideoWidget
* Plenty of compilation and bug fixes, memleaks plugged

Download
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http://www.hadess.net/totem.php3

Enjoy

--=20
Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>


Heya,

Totem "Let me flip it and reverse it" 0.95.1 is out. "Brown paper bag
writer", dum de dum.

Totem is simple movie player for the Gnome desktop based on xine. It
features a simple playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume
controls, as well as a pretty complete keyboard navigation.

Requirements
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* GNOME 2.2 or newer
* xine-lib beta 6 or newer

News
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* Fix a crasher bug when switching to fullscreen

Download
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http://www.hadess.net/totem.php3

Enjoy

--=20
Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>

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Whale 0.2

Application
===========

Whale 0.2

Description
===========

Whale provides a simple interface to create playlists and store songs on
your Apple iPod. For example you can add songs to a playlist by simply
dragging the files from nautilus to the whale window.

 Following features are working right now:

- Creating Playlists
- Storing Songs on the iPod
- Dragging Files from Nautilus to the Whale window and thereby store 
them on the iPod.
- Automatic update of the iTunesDB file, when its needed.
- some others i cannot think of right now =)


Download
========

http://www.structbench.com/files/whale-0.2.tgz
_____________________________________________

grdesktop 0.19

Application
===========

grdesktop 0.19

Description
===========

GTK+ 2 frontend for the rdesktop client

Enhancements
============
- The *full-featured-rdesktop 1.2* release
- support of rdesktop 1.2
- add support for disable encryption
- support to fake the clientname
- extended translation files

Fixes
=====

- minor bugfixes for GUI elements
- code cleanups


Download
========

https://savannah.nongnu.org/files/?group=grdesktop

_____________________________________________

Pan 0.13.4

Feb 27, 2003 - New Release:
0.13.4 - ``She had eyes like strange sins''
http://pan.rebelbase.com/download/releases/0.13.4/

What is Pan?                                                     

  Pan is a newsreader which attempts to be pleasing to both new  
  and experienced users. In addition to the standard newsreader  
  features, Pan also supports yEnc, offline newsreading, article 
  filtering, multiple connections, and more features for power   
  users and alt.binaries fans.                                   

  It's also the only Unix newsreader to get a perfect score on   
  the Good Net-Keeping Seal of Approval evaluations.             

About 0.13.4                                                     

  This release adds a faster task manager, faster loading of     
  large groups, a few major bugfixes, about a dozen minor bugfixes,
  fifteen updated translations, and many usability improvements.

Changes since 0.13.3

                           New Features
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
  |                | Tasks can now be allocated more than one  | 
  |                | server connection, to download a          | 
  | Pan Team       | multipart post faster. These connections  | 
  |                | can be reallocated to other tasks on the  | 
  |                | fly to use the same server connection for | 
  |                | downloading multiparts and reading news.  | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | Pan Team       | Added a few new Evolution-like options to | 
  |                | the Custom Filters tool.                  | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | Reintroduced 0.12's separate options for  | 
  | Luigi Trovato  | single-click selecting groups and         | 
  |                | headers.                                  | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | Reintroduced colors for read and unread   | 
  | Robert Boucher | threads in the thread pane. Thanks to     | 
  |                | Robert Boucher for sending in this patch. | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | Added an option to color the signature.   | 
  | Harav Shivanan | Thanks to Harav Shivanan for sending in a | 
  |                | patch.                                    | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #101013        | Added a Preferences option to start Pan   | 
  | Maurizio       | in offline mode.                          | 
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
                                                                 
                           Translations                          
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
  |   * am - Ge'ez Frontier Foundation                         | 
  |   * cs - Michal Bukovjan, Miloslav Trmac                   | 
  |   * de - Benjamin Greiner, Christian Meyer, Karsten Weiss  | 
  |   * es - Pablo del Campo                                   | 
  |   * et - Toivo Leedjarv                                    | 
  |   * fr - Gildas Guillemot, Christophe Merlet, Laurent      | 
  |     Richard                                                | 
  |   * no - Kjartan Maraas                                    | 
  |   * sk - Marcel Telka                                      | 
  |   * sv - Christian Rose                                    | 
  |   * lv - Artis Trops                                       | 
  |   * pl - GNOME PL Team                                     | 
  |   * pt - Duarte Loreto                                     | 
  |   * nl - Vincent van Adrighem, Reinout van Schouwen        | 
  |   * uk - Yuri Syrota                                       | 
  |   * ja - Takayuki KUSANO                                   | 
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
                                                                 
                              Tweaks                             
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
  | #102881           | Pan now recognizes commas within URLs. | 
  | Holger Hoffstatte |                                        | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  |                   | When pressing `delete' in the header   | 
  | #102577           | pane and the selected article is a     | 
  | Jerry Segers      | collapsed node with children, delete   | 
  |                   | the entire subthread.                  | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  | Mark Kelly        | Sped up the loading of very large      | 
  |                   | newsgroups.                            | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  |                   | Hitting `enter' in the `Save As...'    | 
  | #102208           | dialog's directory entry field behaves | 
  | Bobby D. Bryant   | as if the dialog's OK button was       | 
  |                   | pressed.                               | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  | #88869            | In the header pane, handle Home/End    | 
  | Martin Schrode    | keypresses to go to the top/bottom of  | 
  |                   | the pane.                              | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  |                   | Added automatic update of the text     | 
  | Harav Shivanan    | color preferences. Thanks to Harav     | 
  |                   | Shivanan for this patch.               | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  |                   | If more than one article is selected   | 
  | #104155           | when `read articles' is pressed,       | 
  | Nicolas Girard    | download all the articles as well as   | 
  |                   | reading the first one.                 | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  | #103563           | Tweak the titlebar to follow the Gnome | 
  | Mike Hearn        | Human Interface Guidelines.            | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  | #100747           | Added a warning when the user tries to | 
  | Pan Team          | post a top-posted followup.            | 
  |-------------------+----------------------------------------| 
  |                   | Beautified the new user dialog and     | 
  | Pan Team          | added the ability to specify one's     | 
  |                   | .sig file there.                       | 
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
                                                                 
                            Bug Fixes                            
  +------------------------------------------------------------+ 
  | #102469        | Fixed a domain-mangling bug when          | 
  | Adam Warner    | superseding articles.                     | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | Fixed bug that crashed Pan when fetching  | 
  | #107025        | an article whose From: header contained   | 
  | Mr. Nice       | an email address over 500 characters      | 
  |                | long.                                     | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | Michaela Susan | Fixed crash in the Composer's 'Save       | 
  | Buesing        | Message' dialog when OK is clicked before | 
  |                | entering a filename.                      | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #104479        | Fixed bug in the Composer that corrupted  | 
  | Jean-Marc      | the follow-up when the original article's | 
  | Desperrier     | author contained 8bit data and the        | 
  |                | attribution line contained '%a'.          | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #103579        | Filters for unread or read articles were  | 
  | Matt Pinkham   | saved as filters for new articles.        | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #102158        | Fixed bug in the composer that would      | 
  | Ville Skytta   | silently clear a follow-up if the         | 
  |                | signature isn't in the locale's charset.  | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | Pan Team       | Fixed startup multithreading error.       | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | Fixed bug that kept `urgent' events from  | 
  | Michael Waters | creating a popup dialog (e.g. rules with  | 
  |                | an alert configured).                     | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  |                | When replying to a message, don't strip   | 
  | Harav Shivanan | its signature out if it's in text         | 
  |                | selected before pressing `Reply'.         | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #102586        | When deleting an article the child        | 
  | Jerry Segers   | articles tended to jump around in a most  | 
  |                | annoying way.                             | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | Owen           | Fix bug in choosing mozilla as your web   | 
  |                | browser.                                  | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | Pan Team       | The color picker didn't display the       | 
  |                | currently active color.                   | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #103908        | Suppressed unnecessary `Invalid UTF-8     | 
  | Bas Mevissen   | sequence encountered' warnings.           | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #105879        | Message-ID strings were getting trimmed   | 
  | Jakob Breivik  | in the `More' popup when clicking on      | 
  | Grimstveit     | Message-ID in the text pane.              | 
  |----------------+-------------------------------------------| 
  | #103907        | Fixed startup `corrupt image error'       | 
  | Bas Mevissen   | message that appeared in gtk 2.2.         | 
  +------------------------------------------------------------+