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Release Digest: GNOME, May 4, 2003

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Atlantis 0.0.9

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

Atlantis 0.0.9

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

Atlantis is a native Web browser for the GNOME desktop.

Download
========

http://freshmeat.net/projects/atlantis/?topic_id=91%2C1009

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/atlantis

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Grubconf 0.5

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

Grubconf 0.5

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

A Gnome2 based GRUB configuration editor. It provides an easy to use
interface allowing effortless modification of OS's and the flexibility to
configure the most obscure options.

Enhancements
============

- detects splashimage option in GRUB and setup interface accordingly. This
can be customized from ./configure script
- added menu color selection when no splashimage
- added support for (hd0,0)/bzImage linux kernel syntax

Download
========

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=17229&release_id=156881

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/grubconf

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Epiphany 0.6.0

Hi,

* What is it ?
==============

Epiphany is a GNOME web browser based on the mozilla
rendering engine.
The name meaning:
"An intuitive grasp of reality through
something (as an event) usually simple and striking"

You can find more info about the project goals at:
http://epiphany.mozdev.org


* What's changed ?
==================

==============
Epiphany 0.6.0
==============

Code changes

        * Abstract implementation of EphyNodeView and EphyNodeTreeModel,
          so they can be shared by history and bookmarks (Marco, Jorn Baayen)
        * Rewrite toolbar editor: more flexible model, do not use xml to build
          toolbars internally but EggAction directly (Marco)
        * EphyDnd, EphyShell, Session cleanups (Christian Persch)
        * Remove --geometry parameter (it was not being respected anyway) (Xan Lopez)

Interface improvements

        * Update smart bookmarks explanation (Marco)
        * Remove "Epiphany" from desktop files (Marco)
        * Always show tab bar if the user choose to default to tabs (Frank Belew)
        * Add Help menu to the bookmarks editor (David Bordoley)
        * All bookmarks menu on the bookmarks toolbar (Marco)
        * Change the start page uri to home: (Marco)
        * Not categorized special topic (Marco)
        * Ever open tab as last on File->New tab and similars (Marco)
        * Hidden pref for middle click open url, it can be confusing (Marco)
        * Rework the design of the history dialog, not completed,
          but it's already more usable (Marco, Dave Bordoley)
        * Merge (and fix) Pause/Resume buttons of the downloader (Xan Lopez)
        * Open view source next to the current tab (Xan Lopez)
        * Update View, Zoom, Tabs main menu bar items sensitivity according
          to the state (Marco)
        * Default bookmarks toolbar. Do not allow to drag items to the
          other toolbars because it can be confusing. Accessible and more visible
          way to add bookmarks to the toolbar, in addition to drag and drop (Marco)
        * Add tooltips to all the history and bookmarks menus (Dave Bordoley)
        * Respect user selected font sizes in the home page (Xan Lopez)
        * Add a down arrow to topics in bookmarks toolbars (Dave Bordoley)
        * Save page content by default (Christian Persch)
        * Make new bookmark dialog transient instead of modal (Dave Bordoley)
        * Use epiphany logo in the about window (Xan Lopez)
        * Add and help button to toolbar editor (Dave Bordoley)
        * Allow to resize the two views in bookmarks editor and history using
          a pane (Dave Bordoley)
        * Save the position of windows on the screen (Dave Bordoley)
        * Consistent use of the term "Bookmarks Bar" in the code, ui and schema.
          (Dave Bordoley)
        * New default toolbar layout (Dave Bordoley)
        * In the history and bookmarks view pack the icon in the same
          column of the title (Marco)   
        * Respect View menu toggles also in fullscreen (Lee Willis)

Bugfixes
        * Add bugzilla info (Mark Finlay)
        * Register application info (for mimetypes) (Mark Finlay)
        * Fix a compilation bug on 2.95 (Vincent Untz)
        * Fix select all for the bookmarks view (Dave Bordoley)
        * Paste is only sensitive when in a text entry (Dave Bordoley)
        * Fix bookmarks editor context menus to ever refer to the right view (Marco)
        * Update bookmarksmenus sensitivity when the context change
          rather than after the menu is showed (Marco)
        * Fix crash when opening popups (Marco)
        * Fix crash when accessing secure sites (Dave Camp)
        * Fix back and forward buttons prelighting randomly (Marco)
        * Fix translation of some menus (Christian Neumair)
        * Fix the downloader to remove/pause only current download, not all
          (Xan Lopez)
        * "Intelligent" selection when an item is removed
          for history and bookmarks. (Xan Lopez)

Updated translations

        * da (Ole Laursen)
        * es (Francisco Javier Fernandez)
        * ms (Hasbullah Bin Pit)
        * nl (Vincent van Adrighem)
        * no (Kjartan Maraas)
        * pt (Duarte Loreto)
        * pt_BR (Evandro Fernandes Giovanini)
        * sv (Christian Rose)
        * zh_TW (Abel Cheung)


* Where can I get it ?
======================

Source code:
http://downloads.mozdev.org/epiphany/epiphany-0.6.0.tar.gz

Epiphany 0.6.0 requires Mozilla 1.3, 1.4a or cvs (tested until build 20030503).

More about dependecies and installation tips:
http://epiphany.mozdev.org/installation.html

Enjoy.

Marco

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StarDict 2.0.0

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

StarDict 2.0.0

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

StarDict is an international dictionary written for the GNOME
environment.

Download
========

http://stardict.cosoft.org.cn


GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/stardict

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General Applet Interface Library 0.4.1

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

General Applet Interface Library 0.4.1

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

A library to simplify the writing of Gnome Panel applets

Enhancements
============
 - New function:
   void gai_initdraw_foregroundwith_alpha(void);
   If your applet will draw images on the foreground that has
   an alpha channel, you have to call this function at start-up
   to assure that things works as expected.
   But don't call this function if you don't have images with
   alpha channel, since it will comsume some cpu power. Not much,
   but unnessecary.
 - Added gai_initonexit_function(gai_function *). 
   Tells GAI if the applet needs to run something when it quits.
 - Menu help is off by default now.
   gai_initmenuno_help() is outdated.
 - Added function to change the updating interval when the
   applet is running.
   void gai_update_interval_change(int);
 - Started to work on different background settings in Gnome Panel
   mode, but it seems like the Panel is abit buggy and not
   really finished. So I'll leave this open until next stable
   release of gnome. It isn't worth trying to change something
   from the default gray colour on the Panel.
   It will just look odd on everything except on the built in
   buttons.
 - Updated documentation.
 - Started on a "GAI programmer's FAQ"
      
Fixes
=====

 - gdk-pixbuf is buggy with alpha channel. Wrote own routine to
   draw alpha channel images.
 - Fixed bug with xpm backgrounds didn't know it's size.
 - More Makefile fixes. This time to make it work with FreeBSD.
 - Updated template configure.in script with version check.
 - Makefile fixes (Thanks Francois!)
 - Fixed bug with transparent background images.
 - Fixed sizing bug with vertical panels.


Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gai

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GAI Blob 0.1

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

GAI Blob 0.1

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

A applet that shows some moving blobs


Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gaiblob

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GAI Leds 0.2

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

GAI Leds 0.2

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

An applet that displays the keyboard leds



Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gaileds

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GAI Pager 0.1

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

GAI Pager 0.1

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

A Waimea and Enlightenment pager applet


Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gaipager

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GAI Pal 0.2

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

GAI Pal 0.2

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

A friendly applet


Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gaipal

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GAI Visual Audio 0.1

===========

GAI Visual Audio 0.1

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

An applet that displays the audio played by XMMS


Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gaiva

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Mihai's BlueCPU 0.1

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

Mihai's BlueCPU 0.1

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

An applet that displays the cpu load

Download
========
http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/bluecpu

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Mihai's MemFree 0.1

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

Mihai's MemFree 0.1

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

An applet that displays the memory usage

Download
========

http://gai.sf.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/memfree

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GNOME-Applets 2.3.2

Hello All. Here's another UNSTABLE GNOME Applets release. 

Changes in GNOME-Applets 2.3.2
==================================

Battery Monitor
* Don't crash if certain acpi directories don't exist - bug #111089
(Manel Clos)
* HIGify (Dennis)

CDPlayer
* HIGify (Dennis)

Character Picker
* HIGify (Dennis)

Command Line
* HIGify (Dennis)
* Don't hardcode button sizes - bug #97656
* Docs update (Irene Ryan)

Disk Mounter
* HIGify (Dennis)

GEyes
* Fix crash on non standard theme directories - bug #110852
* HIGify (Dennis Cranston)

Inbox Monitor
* HIGify prefs dialog (Dennis)

Keyboard Layout Switcher
* Fix crash in prefs dialog - bug #110825
* Set sensitivity of add/remove buttons accordingly - bug #93463
* Don't add a keymap if user already has it in their list - bug #111023
(Rajkumar Siavasamy)
* HIGify and fix crash (Dennis)
* Fix issue with multiple running applets - bug #111933

Modemlights
* HIGify (Dennis)

Stock Ticker
* Update automatically when prefs change - bug #90243
* HIGify (Dennis)

System Monitor
* Get the load average graph back - bug #107935 (rwahl at gmx de)
* Add separate color for cached memory - bug #91971
* Can now set the network background color - bug #102088
* HIGify (Dennis)

Sticky Notes
* Fix colors on window buttons - bug #110852 (Loban Rahman)
* Fix resizing - bug #111010 (Loban)
* Fix bugs #109718, #107447 (Loban)
* Fix compilation - bug #110112 (Loban)
* Only show window decorations when notes are in focus (Loban)
* HIGify (Dennis)

Volume Control
* HIGify (Dennis)
* Popup slider on buton press and don't close on button release
* Give error dialog when user tries to do something instead of on
startup - bug #110522 (Bala)

Weather Report
* Fix saving of update interval
* HIGify (Dennis)

Wireless Link Monitor
* HIGify (Dennis)
* Don't read pixbufs from files on every update - bug #111893

Translations
* be.po (Belarusian team)
* ga.po (Paul Duffy)
* ja.po (T Aihana)
* ko.po (Changwoo Ryu)
* uk.po (rasta)
* zh_TW.po (Abel Cheung)



Get it here
http://download.gnome.org/GNOME/sources/gnome-system-monitor/2.3/gnome-system-monitor-2.3.2.tar.gz

Have fun,
Kevin



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gThumb 2.1.2

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

gThumb 2.1.2

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

Image viewer and browser.

Enhancements
============

* Auto load a folder when hovering on it during a 
  'drag & drop' operation.
* Added normilize and stretch contrast.
* Added ability to change the preview content, now you can
  view the image itself (old behaviour), the image data
  (including exif data if present), or the comment.
* Added ability to insert the image size in the 'rename
  series' tool.
* Search is case insensitive now.
* Added prev, next buttons to the fullscreen toolbar.
* New print dialog, easier, prettier and saves the preferences.

Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gthumb/2.1/

Web Page: http://gthumb.sourceforge.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gthumb

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Quick Lounge 1.1.4

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

Quick Lounge 1.1.4

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

An applet to orginize your preferred applications on the GNOME Panel.

Enhancements
============

* none

Fixes
=====

* Restore correctly the minimum dimension when it's setted to 0.

Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/quick-lounge-applet/1.1

Web page: http://quick-lounge.sourceforge.net

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/quick-lounge

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Eye of Gnome 2.3.1

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

Eye of Gnome 2.3.1

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

Standard GNOME image and photo collection viewer

Changes
=======

* TIFF loading fixes - #109139 (Jens)
* Consider theme background (Jens)
* Code cleanup (Federico)
* List collection view in nautilus only if there are images in 
  the directory (Alexander Larsson)
* Hide mouse cursor in fullscreen mode - #92184 (Jens)
* Added menu mnemonics - #107831 (Jens)
* More international help docs (Mike Lei)
* Collection view supports zoom interface (Jens)
* Recent files support (Jens)
* Scheme installation fixes (Bobby Kashani, Jens)
* Fullscreen image pre-load improvements (Jens)
* Translation updates: 
  Jens Finke (de), Fatih Demir (ta), Laurent Dhima (sq), Miloslav
  Trmac (cs), Changwoo Ryu (ko)

Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/eog/2.3/eog-2.3.1.tar.gz

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/eog

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gnome-panel 2.3.1
gnome-session 2.3.1
gnome-desktop 2.3.1

Hi,

* What are they ?
=================

        gnome-panel contains the GNOME panel which the area on your
desktop from which you can run applications and applets, and perform
other tasks.

        gnome-session contains the GNOME session manager, the GNOME
session manager configuration program and several other session
management related utilities and the GNOME session manager proxy, which
handles basic session management for applications that do not  support
XSMP.

        gnome-desktop contains the libgnome-desktop library which
contains APIs that really belong in libgnome[ui] but have not seen
enough testing or development to be considered stable. It also contains
documents installed as part of the core GNOME distribution, e.g. the
GPL, GNOME's .desktop files, the gnome-about program, some manpages and
GNOME's core graphics files
and icons.

* What's changed ?
==================

===================
gnome-panel 2.3.1
===================

 o Panel
        * UI review changes for Run dialog (Dennis Cranston)
        * Make the new menu bar respect Fitt's law (Mark)
        * Fix panel unhiding on login (Mark)
        * Fix key nav of drawers (Padriag)
        * Fix applet menu key nav (Mark)
        * Fix long standing bug where size changes affected applet
          positions. (Mark)
        * Fix focus issue of run dialog after appending files. (Padriag)
        * Make panel properties dialog look better (Luca Ferrett)
        * Disable background configuration controls appropriately (Mark)
        * Fix launcher dialog being partially hidden (Mark)
        * Fix run dialog entry focus issues (Arvind)

 o Panel Applet Library

        * Don't let applets connect to SM (Havoc/Mark)

 o Applets

        * Make preferences dialogs of workspace-switcher, window-list, 
          fish, clock  follow HIG (Dennis Cranston)
        * Get the version right for tasklist,workspace switcher and 
          show-deskop button. (Alex Duggan)

 o Miscellanous

        * Updated documentation (Mike Lei)
        * Build fixes (Christian Neumair)

Translations:

        * cs(Miloslav Trmac), eo(Joel Brich), ko(Changwoo Ryu),
          sl(AbelCheung), fr(Christophe Merlet), ga(Paul Duffy),
          ja(Takeshi AIHANA),yi(Raphael Finkel),


======================
gnome-session 2.3.1
======================

        * Primitive customization for icons on startup. (Sergey)
        * Xrandr support (Alexander Larsson)

Translations

        * bn(Taneem Ahmed), fa(Roozbeh Pournader), ga(Paul Duffy)
          mn(Sanlig Badral), ms(Hasbullah Bin Pit)


Translations

=======================
gnome-desktop  2.3.1
=======================

        * s/Vendor/Distributor (Mike Newman)

Translations

        * ga(Paul Duffy), ms(Hasbullah Bin Pit), yi(Raphael Finkel)


* Where can I get them ? 
========================

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-desktop/2.3/gnome-desktop-2.3.1.tar.gz 
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-session/2.3/gnome-session-2.3.1.tar.gz
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-panel/2.3/gnome-panel-2.3.1.tar.gz

Regards,
-Arvind