GNOME News: GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot and Garnome Testing/Tweaking Distribution Released
Feb 28, 2002, 18:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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From: Jeff Waugh
Date: Thu, February 28, 2002 0:11
Subject: GARNOME Preview Three:
GARNOME Preview Three: "Jag förlorade mina byxor, men fann kärleken."
GARNOME 0.7.5 - the bad-ass, bleeding edge GNOME distribution for testers
and tweakers everywhere - is ready for more tire-kicking and bug-bashing. If
you're dying to try the GNOME 2.0 Desktop, but don't want to fall into the
depraved addictions and co-dependencies of testing from anonymous CVS, then
GARNOME is for you.
This release is very worthwhile for testers - please leap on the GNOME 2.0
Desktop testing bandwagon! Join uber-bug-meister Luis Villa in the #bugs
channel on irc.gnome.org to contribute.
- Updated packages to most recent snapshot status including: eel, gedit2,
gnome-applets, gnome-desktop, gnome-media, gnome-mime-data, gnome-panel,
gnome-session, gnome-system-monitor, gnome-utils, gnome-vfs, libglade
- Points to snapshot directory on ftp ftp.gnome.org, because pointing to
latest/sources is silly!
- Added aclocaldir patch to librep garball from Dan Nicolaescu. Thanks!
Where do I get it?
The tarball and documentation is available on the GARNOME website:
Patches are like Free Software love letters.
Subject: GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot 20020227
From: Jeff Waugh
Date: Wed, February 27, 2002 16:45
GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot 20020227
The GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot 20020227 is ready for your testing pleasure!
It is available for immediate download here:
Due for general consumption in March, the GNOME 2.0 Desktop is a greatly
improved user environment for existing GNOME applications. Enhancements
include anti-aliased text and first class internationalisation support, new
accessibility features for disabled users, and many improvements throughout
GNOME's highly regarded user interface.
There are new releases of the following modules:
Please see our previous release notes for build requirements, etc.
- The GNOME 2.0 Release Team
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