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Release Digest: GNOME, July 27, 2003

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Bluefish HTML Editor 0.11


Bluefish HTML Editor 0.11


Bluefish is a programmer's Web development editor designed to save the experienced webmaster some keystrokes. It features a multiple file editor, multiple toolbars, custom menus, image and thumbnail dialogs, open from the Web, CSS dialogs, PHP, HTML, Java


In 0.10 the config file format for the custom menu changed, but the conversion was broken, this is fixed in 0.11. Also replace entries in the custom menu where broken, causing a segfault in some cases, this is also fixed in 0.11.


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Hardware Monitor Applet 0.6

  • Semi-bad weather
  • on holiday without net access
  • me
  • laptop

= time to clean up the todo list.

What's new:

  • rewritten lm-sensors support so that it is possible to choose what temperature to monitor
  • support for monitoring fan speeds (through lm-sensors)
  • a new column view that is a lot more clearer than the curve view (but not good for multiple active devices)
  • rearranged UI for choosing a device
  • new adapting estimation technique for guessing the maximum for devices that don't supply one (like load average and network devices)
  • a few bugfixes
  • a Belarusian translation


  • monitor CPU/memory/swap/disk usage, load average, Ethernet/modem throughput, internal temperatures, internal fan speeds
  • multiple views that all support multiple monitors:
    • a curve view with smooth lines
    • a bar view with wacky horizontal bars
    • a column view with ultra-clear vertical blocks
    • a text view for those who want extreme precision
    • a flame view to impress your friends
  • a modular design for future enhancements
  • well-behaved GNOME panel applet (no floating gkrellm windows)

Version 0.6 can be downloaded from here:

Screenshots are also available from the above page. The applet requires Gnome 2.2 and the gtkmm and gnomemm-all libraries from

Note that you need to install libsensors and setup lm-sensors with your kernel if you want to monitor temperatures and fan speeds.

Ole Laursen