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Release Digest: GNOME, March 25, 2003

Mar 26, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

ASPL Fact ML2

 

Advanced Software Production Line S.L, after two months of continued
efforts, presents:

ASPL Fact ML2 - Tax it again, Sam


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

The ASPL Fact project is an effort to create an entirely free commercial
management system for free systems, based on a modular clients/servers
architecture, and using Glib and GTK 2.0 as development platforms.

For its first stable release, our roadmap includes invoicing support, with
VAT, item and customer management.

Enhancements
============

In this initial Gnome Software Map release, we just support VAT managing.

Download
========

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=6437

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/aspl-fact

_____________________________________________

Gnome Pilot 2.0.3
Gnome Pilot Conduits 2.0.3

Gnome Pilot 2.0.3 (Sunny day) has been released:

ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-pilot/2.0
ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-pilot-conduits/2.0

Gnome Pilot Changes:
* Various ANSI C cleanups
* Proper adherence the gnome compile flags
* Fix for non-VFS file installation
* Fix for building VFS file installation
* Fix crash on solaris printing NULL string
* Updated translations

Gnome Pilot Conduit Changes:
* Fix memory access bug in memo file conduit
* Updated translations

-JP
--
=======================================================================
JP Rosevear                             jpr@ximian.com
Ximian Inc.                             http://www.ximian.com
_____________________________________________

Spheres and Crystals 0.7

Hi,
I have made a new release of the Spheres and Crystals SVG metatheme for
GNOME 2.2. This release contains lots of little fixes including many
size fixes, new yes and no icons (by Andrew Duhan), correct emblem
placement, new shell emblem and many other smaller changes.

You find updated screenshot and download info at the librsvg homepage:
http://librsvg.sf.net

-- 
Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller <<A HREF="mailto:Uraeus@linuxrising.org">Uraeus@linuxrising.org>

_____________________________________________

sawfish 1.3

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

sawfish 1.3

Changes
=======

   * Implemented EMWH "show desktop" mode

   * Set client window gravity to `StaticGravity' while reparenting
     windows (Michal Maruka)

   * Support EWMH `SKIP_TASKBAR' state (Chris Boyle, me)

   * Window history keys may have multiple properties (not enabled by
     default for backwards compatibility, see `window-history-key'
     variable)

   * More placement modes are now multihead-aware (Steve Hill)

   * Translation updates: el (Simos Xenitellis, Kostas Papadimas), de
     (Christian Neumair), no (Kjartan Maraas), pt_BR (Alexandre Folle de
     Menezes), am (Daniel Yacob), es (German Poo Caaman~o), uk (Maxim
     Dzumanenko), sk (Stanislav Visnovsky)

   * Bug fixes:

        - compiles with Gtk 2.2

        - don't try to unfocus windows within the X error handler

        - don't cache frame objects while clicking in windows, they may
          get garbage collected - fixes "crash on shading" bug

        - set `_NET_WM_NAME' as `UTF8_STRING' type (Christian Krause)

        - `save-session' is now called `gnome-session-save'; fallback
          to looking in `/usr/gnome' for menus

        - fixed typo in `adjust-position-for-gravity/y'


_____________________________________________

gnome-games 2.3.0

gnome-games "Fat Camp" 2.3.0
============================

All of the gnome-games 2.2.1 changes:
* Fixed Freecell compile on FreeBSD
* Fixed GNect schemas
* Fixed GNOME Stones GObject usage
* Use Close instead of OK in Gnometris
* Cleaned up Mahjongg .desktop file
* Updated Mahjongg documentation

Plus:
* Removed games I either don't like, no-one uses, or are pointless
  (gnibbles, gnobots2, iagno2, xbill)
* Also removed the Curses port of gtali
* New Undo architecture in Aisleriot (PLEASE TEST) (closes #83517)
* Changed the next-move algorithm in Iagno (PLEASE TEST) (closes #101996)
* Mahjongg UI love -- now has CFM dialogs
* Aisleriot UI love -- the huge New Game menu has gone, useless table
  headers removed, dialogs are layered correctly, etc
* Added some spacing in the Freecell UI. Should make things clearer
* Added a GConf utility library, which gives us lots of sanity checks
  to tell people they can't install programs correctly
* Cool new icons in GNOME Mines from Jimmac


Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/

_____________________________________________

ticker-0.4

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

ticker 0.4

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

Ticker is a stock ticker program based partially on gtik.  It
displays charts and other information for selected stocks and
updates them automatically.

For more information including a screenshot visit:

http://brodiefamily.org/ticker/

Enhancements
============

New Icon
Make stock names editable
Release a source RPM

Fixes
=====

Fix the .desktop file so it shows up in the menu
Fix a crasher bug

Download
========

http://brodiefamily.org/ticker/ticker-0.4.tar.gz
http://brodiefamily.org/ticker/ticker-0.4-1.src.rpm

_____________________________________________

Gnome Process Tree 0.76

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

Gnome Process Tree 0.76

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

Gnopstree dynamically displays via GNOME/GTK the Unix processes as a tree
or forest, the roots on the left and the leaf processes (with no children)
on the right. The status of each process running, sleeping, stopped, etc.)
can be indicated by a color

Enhancements
============

-
-

Fixes
=====

Some of the obsolescense that accrews with every new auto-obfiscate
release. 
So this release was not only made passible by auto*, it was made
necessary by it as well. 

Download
========

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gnopstree/gnopstree-0.76.tar.gz

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gnopstree