Release Digest: GNOME, January 23, 2003
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Seahorse is a GNOME frontend for GnuPG (the GNU Privacy
Guard) file encryption/decryption program.
Complete rewrite for the Gnome2 platform and GPGME. Previously called
seahorse2, this release is a major change from 0.5.0.
gNumExp 0.5.0 (and numexp-core 0.5.1)
A GUI frontend to NumExp, a math/algebra engine and programming language
- Printing with gnomeprint (this requires a yet to be release gnome-python
package and libgnomeprint[ui] 2.2);
- Removed libplot dependency;
- Ghostscript fonts no longer required; Uses system fonts, thanks to
- Draw legend in Plot windows.
- New help topics about the NumExp language itself.
Swfdec 0.2.0 is now available for download. Swfdec is a swf rendering
library (Flash) for Unix based on libart available under the terms of
the LGPL. It supports playback of most flash animations available.
swfdec do not yet support interactivity so flash based games etc. do not
The swfdec package comes with a small gtk based viewer application
called swf_play and a mozilla plugin. The release is available in source
form, but the package contains an updated spec file so RPMS can easily
be made from it.
There is also a swf plugin in the GStreamer (http://www.gstreamer.net)
media framework using this library for flash support.
swf_play do have some issues with sound, but with the GStreamer plugin
so does sound work rather well.
Swfdec is maintained by David Schleef.
You find screenshots, download instructions and other information about
swfdec at http://swfdec.sourceforge.net