Release Digest: GNOME, September 28, 2004Sep 29, 2004, 04:45 (0 Talkback[s])
Epiphany Extensions 1.4.1
What is it ?
Epiphany Extensions is a collection of extensions for Epiphany, the GNOME web browser.
Epiphany Extensions 1.4.1 is the latest stable release for use with the stable 1.4.x series of Epiphany with GNOME 2.8.
What's new ?
Starting with version 1.4.1, Epiphany can be compiled against firefox' libraries as well as mozilla's libraries. To do so, pass the --with-mozilla=[mozilla|firefox] argument to configure. Note that you need to use the same setting as the one you compiled Epiphany with. To compile with firefox, you also need to apply the patch from https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=256988 to firefox' build process, or fix the firefox-*.pc files manually.
Where can I get it ?
Epiphany Extensions 1.4.1 requires Epiphany 1.4.1 or above:
I am pleased to announce version 2.3.97 of the Python bindings for GTK.
This is the final release candidate before 2.4.0 and if nothing
serious turns up I'll rename this tarball and upload it as 2.4.0.
Please test this thoroughly and report any serious bugs so they can
be resolved before the final release.
The new release is available from ftp ftp.gnome.org as and its mirrors as soon as its synced correctly:
It might take a while, so you can use current CVS for now if you can't wait.
What's new since 2.3.96?
GTK is a toolkit for developing graphical applications that run on POSIX systems such as Linux, Windows and MacOS X (provided that the X server for MacOS X has been installed). It provides a comprehensive set of GUI widgets, can display Unicode bidi text. It links into the Gnome Accessibility Framework through the ATK library.
PyGTK provides a convenient wrapper for the GTK library for use in Python programs, and takes care of many of the boring details such as managing memory and type casting. When combined with PyORBit and gnome-python, it can be used to write full featured Gnome applications.
Like the GTK library itself PyGTK is licensed under the GNU LGPL, so is suitable for use in both free software and proprietary applications. It is already in use in many applications ranging from small single purpose scripts up to large full features applications.
PyGTK now requires GTK >= 2.4 and Python >= 2.3 to build.
It includes a number of changes since the last pygtk release; We'd really appreciate testing and bug reports on this release; please take the time out to download and test it to ensure it works for your application[s]. Bug reports, as always, should go to Bugzilla; check out http://pygtk.org/developer.html and http://pygtk.org/feedback.html for links to posting and querying bug reports for PyGTK.
Revelation is a password manager for the GNOME 2 desktop, released under the GNU GPL license. It stores all your accounts and passwords in a single, secure place, and gives you access to it through a user-friendly graphical interface.
This release fixes a couple of bugs; a crash when editing an entry on Python 2.2 systems, and the name for domain fields was accidentally replaced with the field tooltip. There has also been a couple of minor UI improvements.
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
What is it ?
Epiphany is the GNOME web browser, based on the mozilla rendering engine. It aims to be simple and easy to use.
Epiphany 1.4.1 is the latest stable release in the GNOME 2.8 series.
What's changed ?
Starting with version 1.4.1, Epiphany can be compiled against firefox' libraries as well as mozilla's libraries. To do so, pass the --with-mozilla=[mozilla|firefox] argument to configure. To compile with firefox, you also need to apply the patch from https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=256988 to firefox' build process, or fix the firefox-*.pc files manually.
Where can I get it ?
Epiphany 1.4.1 requires mozilla 1.7, 1.7.x, 1.7 branch, 1.8a3 or
trunk; or firefox 0.10 or aviary branch.
More about dependencies and installation tips: http://gnome.org/projects/epiphany/downloads.html
Jamboree 0.5 released
Imendio is happy to release a new version of Jamoree, a music player for GNOME. Its features include Ogg Vorbis and MP3 support, normal and smart playlists and shuffle mode.
This version adds support for typeahead search of albums and artists, contributed by Mats-Ola Persson. It also adds support for the latest stable branch of GStreamer, and features many small user interface improvements.
New and updated translations in this release: bg, cs, en_CA, en_GB, es, fi, hr, nl, no, pt_BR, sr, sr@Latn, sv, zh_CN.
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