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Release Digest: GNOME, May 7, 2002

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GGV 1.99.4

"The Deconstruction"

is here, with the following features:

- no longer uses bonobo_window_construct() that caused it to segfault on
some installations (Murray Cumming)
- reload item is back
- "watch file" option that mysteriously stopped working in one of the
previous releases works again
- a spinbutton for zoom level in GGV shell
- help items (Satyajit Kanungo)
- show a page the size of a boundingbox of if no medium is specified by
the document
- cursor changed to hands (stolen from eog)
- asks before overwriting files
- some UI polishing
- causes for a few occasional segfaults removed
- build and installation fixes (Abel Cheung, Satyajit Kanungo)

coming to a mirror near you any time now:

ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/pre-gnome2/sources/ggv

have fun,
        jaKa
 
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w3:    http://pluton.ijs.si/~jaka

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GNOME-Applets 1.101.0

So this is an unstable GNOME2 gnome-applets release.

Changes:

overall:
* get help system working (Satyajit Kanungo)

cdplayer: 
* Make display accesable - bug #79074 (Deepa Natarajan)
* help works (Satyajit)

charpick:
* help works (Satyajit)

drivemount:
* fix crasher - bug #80337
* fix another crasher when opening certain files - bug #80335

geyes:
* accesability fixes - bug #79604 (Deepa)
* help fixes (Satyajit)

gkb:
* help fixes (Satyajit)

gtik:
* fix crash when no stocks are selected - bug #80568

gweather:
* help fixes (Satyajit)

mini-commander:
* better feedback when no history items are displayed - bug
#80933(Deepa)

mixer:
* help fixes (Satyajit)
* run gnome-volume-control properly - bug #80144 (Manuel Clos Crespo)

panel-menu:
* better user feedback and accesabillity fixes - bug #79207 (Hema
Seetharamaiah)


Enjoy:
http://download.gnome.org/GNOME/pre-gnome2/sources/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-1.101.tar.gz

Kevin


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gramps 0.7.3

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

gramps 0.7.3

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

GRAMPS is a GNOME/Python based genealogy program.

Enhancements
============
- New Russian (Alex Roitman) and Danish (Lars Lundin) translations.
  GRAMPS now supports English, Italian, German, French, Spanish,
  Brazilian-Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, and Russian.
- Custom filter editor allows you to create your personal complex
  filters that can be applied to reports to select the people that
  you want. Tools->Utilites->Custom Filter Editor to access the
  filter builder. (Thanks to Jeff Ollie for some major contributions 
  here).
- New report - Complete Individual Report. Allows you to produce a
  more complete form of the Individual Summary. You can use filters
  to select all ancestors, all decendants, or any custom filter you
  want to create more of a 'book' form of a report.
- On-the-fly document generation instead of pre-built HTML files
  (Thanks to Don Peterson)
- Web page generation now generates a two column list, along with
  labels.
- GEDCOM impovements, including the ability to use GRAMPS as a GEDCOM
  viewer (accepts a GEDCOM file as an argument).

Fixes
=====

- Various bug fixes

Download
========

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=25770
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Gnome2.0 port of Gnome Clipboard Manager

GCM (Gnome Clipboard Manager)'s first GNOME2.0 port beta release is
now available for download

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gcm/gcm2-beta-0.1.tar.gz

This is the first GNOME 2.0 "beta release" ...

Information about GCM including links to documentation can be
found at:

Homepage :
http://gcm.sourceforge.net

Screenshots of the port :
http://gcm.sourceforge.net/img/GCM1_vs_GCM2.jpg
http://gcm.sourceforge.net/img/GCM_GNOME20_c.jpg

CVS

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.gcm.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/gcm login
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.gcm.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/gcm co -P 
gcm2

Note: gcm2 is the GNOME 2.0 port. The gcm module is the

Stuff that doesn't work in the port yet :
        * The PanelApplet (not enough documentation available yet)
        * The "From" field (needs some porting, code came from 
tasklist.c)
        * Replacement for the GtkCList widget (needs some porting)


--
Philip Van Hoof
http://www.freax.eu.org