Release Digest: GNOME, March 11, 2003
Mar 12, 2003, 05:00 (1 Talkback[s])
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
Eel and Nautilus 2.2.2, "The release with rocks in" is released.
Normally we don't anounce nautilus releases to mailing lists. "We
won't bother," we say to ourselves, "people will find it eventually."
But "eventually" won't cut it with this release.
It is too darned good.
Have you ever found yourself saying, "I like to use Crux, but the
Nautilus toolbar looks like crap?" How about "Every time I hit the
back button, I lose my place in the directory I'm looking at?". Or
"THAT STUPID PIECE OF JUNK SWITCH TO MANUAL LAYOUT DIALOG! I HATE IT
SO MUCH! I WANT IT TO DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE?". If you've experienced
this or many other annoying UI problems, this release is for you.
Since the 2.2.1 release, the nautilus team has been focusing on fixing
the small UI problems that sometimes make nautilus a chore to use.
This release is the first result of these efforts. Expect more great
things in the future.
Here is a partial list of the changes in 2.2.2. See the NEWS file for
* When going back, forward or switching between different types of
views nautilus will scroll down to the position you left the
- No more losing your place when you navigate through the filesystem
* Better support for Gtk+ themes on the toolbar and location bar
- Crux, SphereCrystal, and other themes look much better.
* Save the current active side pane
- For those of you who love the tree pane.
* Disable the "switch to manual layout" dialog
- So you can stop asking us to disable it.
* Text view enhancements
- Cut and paste support and monospace fonts
* bonobo-activation fork bomb fix
- For those of you who like to start nautilus.
* You can click on the transparent parts of icons
- Now you can finally click on that damned apache feather
* ... and more
You can download the releases here:
Please don't find any bugs,
-- the nautilus team
Bug Buddy 2.2.103
Bug Buddy "Sweet, my sweet dream" 2.2.103 is out!
This release announcement is really boring (but always you can
read the nautilus 2.2.2 one!) and talks only about translations...
This is the latest version of the GNOME bug reporting tool. Only
new translations in this release. New stuff is going to happen in
the 2.3.x versions (cvs HEAD).
Please, try it a lot, and of course, reports bugs using itseft!
and if you want to know about the release name... read the bottom
of the announcement!
- Updated Greek translation (Kostas Papadimas)
- Updated Czech translation (Miloslav Trmac)
- Updated Azerbaijani translation (Metin Amiroff)
- Added Pesian translation (Roozbeh Pournaer)
- Updated Belarusian translation (Dmitry G. Mastrukov)
- Updated Indonesian translation (Mohammad DAMT)
- Updated Japanese translation (Takeshi AIHANA)
- Updated Turkish translation (Erkan)
- Updated Russian translation (Dmitry G. Mastrukov)
- Updated Estonian translation (TÃµivo LeedjÃ¤rv)
About "Sweet, my sweet dream"
I was looking for a cool name for this release, from all the
cool stuff happened last week ("No a la Guerra" will be a good one, but
every one here in Spain is saying it but Aznar). But I dont know how to
spell correctly La Valkiria (thanks Domingo and Meier!), Johnny Walker,
so... this is for my Sweet dream :)
Fernando Herrera de las Heras
Onírica: análisis, diseño e implantación de soluciones informáticas
Glunarclock displays the current phase of the Moon as an
applet for the gnome panel and provides sundry astronomical data such as
clock functions, rise and set times and current coordinates for the moon.
glunarclock 0.30.1 is a reimplementation of glunarclock for the GNOME 2.2