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GNOME 0.99.1 released

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    From: Miguel de Icaza <>
 Subject: GNOME 0.99.1 release is out.
    Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 13:57:13 -0600

Hello free software users,

   The GNOME team has just released updated versions of a number of
GNOME packages that fix a share of bugs that were reported with the
gnome 0.99 release.  

   The following packages have been released:

        - The GNOME libraries (gnome-libs-0.99.1.tar.gz)
        - The GNOME core applications (gnome-core-0.99.1.tar.gz)
        - ORBit 0.3.91.tar.gz
        - The GNOME file manager (mc-4.5.4.tar.gz)
        - Gnumeric 0.5 (gnumeric-0.5.tar.gz).

   These introduce a number of bug fixes to the problems reported by
the users on the version 0.99 of GNOME, some of the most important
highlights of this version are:

        - Reduced memory usage in various applications.
        - Memory leak fixes.
        - Improved stability in various applications.
        - Bug fixes

    GMC got the following features:

        - New menu layout.
        - Improved and accelerated desktop icon management.

    You can fetch the files from the GNOME ftp site:

    Instructions for building GNOME are available at:

Best wishes,