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The GNOME Development Release 2.5.0: "Obviously you're not a golfer", is ready for your bug-busting and testing pleasure! It is available for immediate download on ftp ftp.gnome.org and mirrors:


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This release is a snapshot of development code. Although it is buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking purposes. Like the Linux kernel, GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate development status. Please check the 2.5 start page for more information:


Proposed Modules

A number of new software modules have been PROPOSED for inclusion in the next major GNOME release. You can find a list of these modules on the 2.5 modules list page:


Build Requirements

  • The tarballs included in the release. :-)
  • Some very basic packages not distributed with this release, such as image libraries, popt, and the freedesktop.org libraries collection. These should all be included with or available for your distribution.
  • Docbook DTD 4.1.2, Docbook XSL stylesheets and a valid system catalogue file for scrollkeeper (which in turn is required by many desktop components for documentation).

Happy testing!

  • The GNOME Release Team

GVADEC 2004: Kristiansand, Norway http://2004.guadec.org/

GNOME Desktop 2.4.1 "Better late than never"

As most of you have realized we did a silent 2.4.1 release some time back. I just wanted to get the release notes out so that we have some clue as to what changed between 2.4.0 and 2.4.1. It probably makes it easier to see what is new for the next release too :-)

This is a quick collection of fixes, the gory details are in the respective modules' ChangeLogs.

Kjartan Maraas

ATK (1.4.0 -> 1.4.1)

  • Add translations: Lithuanian [Gedminas Paulauskas], Norwegian [nynorsk]
  • Update translations: German [Christian Neumair], Romanian [Misu Moldovan]
  • Add description of signals to the documentation [Padraig O'Briain]
  • Fix bug which caused building of rpms to fail [Scott Kennedy]

AT-SPI (1.3.7 -> 1.3.8)

  • Fix bugzilla bug #120991 (bottom panel widgets unknown to braille and speech (Padraig))

Added and updated translations:

Lithuanian: Tomas Kuliavas
Norwegian (nynorsk)
Ukrainian: Taras Boychuk

bug-buddy (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • Fix a crash when debugging a program not in the path. Fix #115147 (Vincent Untz)

eel (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

Major changes since 2.4.0 were:

  • Fix accessibiliyt crashes in foocanvas
  • Translation updates

EOG (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • General:
    • Better filename -> UTF-8 translation - #122671, #117838 (Jens, Hidetoshi Tajima)
    • configure switch to disable libexif support
    • Added X-GNOME-DocPath to .desktop file
  • Collection:
    • Fixed crash on shutdown
    • Fixed crash when libexif is not available
    • Fixed duplicate size entries in info view
    • Update image infos on modification
  • Translation Updates: Pablo Saratxaga (wa), Gustavo Maciel Dias Vieira (pt_BR), Å&fraq12;ygimantas BeruÄka (lt), toivo@linux.ee (et)

Epiphany (1.0 -> 1.0.5)

Epiphany 1.0.5


  • Fixes for printing dialogue when shown from mozilla (Christian)
  • Don't show a failure dialogue when cancelling the print dialog shown from mozilla (Christian)
  • Initialise the print dialogue also when shown from mozilla (Christian)
  • Always show the print dialogue when printing from mozilla (Christian)
  • Only allow printing the selection when there really is one (Christian)


  • ca (Jordi Mas)
  • ga (David O'Callaghan)
  • sk (Marcel Telka)
  • sv (Christian Rose)

Epiphany 1.0.4


  • Grab focus to the search entry when showing bookmarks editor (Ettore Perazzoli, Marco)
  • Fix intermittent nautilus view activation failure (Mark McLoughlin)
  • Fix autocompletion window popping up unexpectedly (Marco)


  • pt_BR (Gustavo Noronha Silva)

Epiphany 1.0.3


  • Add support for mozilla 1.5 final (Kristian Rietveld)


  • Translated to Ukrainian


  • it (Francesco Marletta)
  • uk

Epiphany 1.0.2


  • Don't show session resume dialogue in server mode (Christian)
  • Fix http accept language header when running in C locale (Christian)


  • hu (Tímár András)
  • sr, sr@Latn (Danilo Å egan)

Epiphany 1.0.1


  • Add support for mozilla 1.4.1 (Marco)
  • Add support for mozilla 1.6a (Xan)


  • Fix XBEL (Galeon/Konqueror) bookmarks importer (Christian)
  • Use the translated names for the default bookmarks and topics when creating them (Christian)
  • Set MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH in the startup script (Christopher James Lahey)
  • Remove the autocompletion window timeout also when the window is still not visible (Marco)
  • Add supported protocols to epiphany.application (Marco)
  • Fix peristence of directory selection (Christian)
  • Initialise completion visibility flag (Maroc)
  • Fix check for return value of xmlSaveFileFormat (Christian)
  • Specify UTF-8 encoding for the keyword: url (Christian)
  • Check for NULL return of gtk_get_current_event (Christian)
  • Fix session saving crash when run in --server mode (Christian)
  • Stop download when cancelling the unknown mime type dialogue (Christian)
  • Follow tabs pref on double click in the history window (Marco)
  • Fix compile warning on Solaris (Marco)
  • Fix loading of bookmarks and toolbar files when they are corrupted (Christian)
  • Don't pass NULL to gnome_vfs_expand_initial_tilde (Marco, Christian)


  • el
  • et (Priit Laes)
  • fr (Eric Seigne)
  • hu
  • lt
  • pt_BR (Evandro Fernandes Giovanini, Augusta Marques da Silva)
  • sk (Marcel Telka)
  • sv (Christian Rose)

file-roller ( ->


Basque: Eneko Lacunza
Czech: Miroslav Trmac
Dutch: Michiel Sikkes, Vincent van Adrighem
Estonian: Priit Laes
Hungarian: Andras Timar
Italian: Roberto Rosselli Del Turco, Luca Ferretti
Kannada: Pramod
Lithuanian: Zygimantas Berucka
Norwegian (nynorsk)
Tamil: Dinesh

  • Convert time string to UTF-8 (Christophe Fergeau) bug #124637
  • Extraction of file from a zipped archive don't work with drag&drop, bug #122807 (Paolo)

GAIL (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

Overview of Changes in GAIL 1.4.1

  • Set role for accessible object for GtkMessageDialog to ATK_ROLE_ALERT (bug #122551)
    • Apply build fixes for Darwin (bug #1243343) [Jerry Talkington]
    • Correct text length reported in text-changed signals emitted when label changes (bug #123696)
    • Avoid emitting focus notification for out-of-process GtkSocket (bug #120991)
    • Fix documentation build (bug #123876) [Malcolm Tredennick]
    • Report children of menu item correctly when menu item has a submenu whose menu items are created only when menu is shown (bug #120303)
    • Report label change only if toplevel window is showing. (bug #123470)

gcalctool (4.3.3 -> 4.3.16)

  • Fixed bug 124377. Fixed rounding errors when the radix character for a locale isn't ".".
  • Online help updated for various recent (small) changes.
  • Fixed bug 124172. The "+" character on a German keyboard is on the lower level of a key (i.e. the Shift key doesn't need to be down). Added another mask/keysym pair to the "+" entry to handle this.
  • Fixed bug 120737. Changed the accessible text for the OR button from "Logical OR" to "logical OR" so that it's not changed by FreeTTS's
  • Fixed bug #123948. Removed the GTK_DISABLE_DEPRECATED flag from .../gcalctool/gcalctool/Makefile.am, to allow the depreciated GtkItemFactory, to successfully build.
  • Fixed bug 123724. Hitting Esc now does the same as hitting Control-Backspace; i.e. the CE (clear entry) functionality.
  • Updated the gcalctool man pages to reflect this change, and the changes for bug #118826.
  • Refixed bug 122373. gcalctool now uses nl_langinfo() to get the numeric point for the users locale, rather than via a localised string.
  • Fixed enhancement #65806. Changed that label for e^x (e superscript x) to use an italised "e".
  • Fixed bug 118826. The keyboard shortcuts for the six hex. digits are now "A" to "F". The functions that previously used those letters have been reassigned to their lowercase equivalents.
  • Fixed bug 122408. The tooltips for the numeric buttons (0-9) have been removed as they are redundant.
  • Fixed bug 120749. When gcalctool is displaying a menu, typing Alt+Tab can no longer switch windows.
  • Fixed bug 120745 (http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120745) Accessible names have now been added to each of the widgets in the mode panel when in Scientific mode.
  • Fixed bug 122373. The decimal separator is now a translatable string so that other locales that don't use a period can adjust accordingly.
  • Fixed bug 120605. Gcalctool debug messages are no longer translatable strings.

GDM stuff:

  • Brown paper security bag: ~/.Xauthority could be left readable after logout
  • gecos info (face browser user name) didn't get through if non-utf8 (Frederic Crozat) (fixes mandrake #5309)
  • Translation updates (another brown paper bag, these went in over the last month) (Kjartan Maraas, Andras Timar, Danilo Segan, Ales Nyakhaychyk, Asmund Skjaeveland, Gustavo Maciel Dias Vieira, Augusta Marques da Silva, Richard Allen) stuff:

  • SECURITY: Fixed CAN-2003-0793, a local DoS, the socket connection is now non-blocking and limitted to the number of commands
  • SECURITY: Fixed CAN-2003-0794, a local DoS, the line length is limited to 4096 bytes (note, this was not a buffer overrun).

    (Thanks to Jarno Gassenbauer for pointing out the above two problems)

  • Avoid possible DoS by using "-audit 0" for the X server command line
    • When cookies are in the fallback dir touch them every 12 hours to avoid tmpwatch from removing them
    • Add config key NeverPlaceCookiesOnNFS to allow cookie files on NFS or similar filesystems
    • Graphical greeter now graphically complains if it can't load a theme rather then plainly failing.
    • Go shell quoting crazy (fixes among others rh #105858, but none of the issues were actually security problems, "annoying" on really weird configs at most)
    • Some more anality with touching user owned files
    • Fixed the graphical greeter line breaking to not upset pango and generally work with marked up strings
    • Fix an underlining bug in the graphical greeter when the underlined letter is the last letter. (discussed in rh #106189)
    • Minor other fixes (among others #123958, #124680) stuff:

  • The graphical greeter now wraps text correctly (and all text). Plus you can insert n in the welcome text now too (it worked for gdmlogin before) Fixes #123017
  • The entry type in the graphical greeter listens to font and color from the normal state (it only has the normal state) (Anton Altaparmakov, me)
  • Tweak fontsizes in the default themes to be smaller. For some reason they very suddenly very huge.
  • Further memory savings in the graphical greeter (though it may be offset by the new wrapping code which is quite large :)
  • Another security audit, but no new security holes found, on the other hand lots of code changed to being super-anal (which is never bad in something running as root)
  • Lots of random fixes again stuff:

  • Fix the session setup to be both back-compatible and fully KDM (kde 3.2) compatible, among others:
    • SessionDesktopDir is now a path
    • Change 'Default' to 'default'
    • Honour TryExec correctly
    • Other then 'default', the gnome and CDE sessions are now installed in /usr/share/xsessions (if prefix==/usr)
  • Support SELinux
  • Fix the 'switchdesk' mode and mention 'switchdesk' only if it's actually installed (rh #104287)
  • Use the a11y modules for the chooser as well as the error dialogs
  • Lots of dwellmouselistener and keymouselistener a11y modules fixing, as in they actually work now, among other fixes are #122944, #122658, #122616
  • Default gestures for gok (David Bolter, me)
  • Lots of small fixes
  • Error dialogs are now crashing theme/module tolerant
  • Load ~/.face.icon for kde 3.2 interoperability
  • Clean up the random stuff again a bit (we get more entropy for less work, yay!)
  • Documentation updates
  • Translation updates (Alessio Frusciante, Francesco Marletta, Changwoo Ryu) stuff:

  • Update the manual a bit
  • Some internal cleanup
    • Be ultra anal with creating the user protocol socket
    • Don't fall back to 'nobody' if the gdm user is not found (that is a horrible behaviour)
    • Support and write KDM style .dmrc (KDM will use this in the next version). Still KDM will use /etc/X11/sessions, and we're using /etc/X11/dm/Sessions, oh well, life can't be perfect, next time ...
    • Translation updates (Andras Timar, Pablo Saratxaga, Vincent van Adrighem, Guntupalli Karunakar, Pablo Gonzalo del Campo, Francisco Javier F. Serrador, Mugurel Tudor, Misu Moldovan, KAMAGASAKO Masatoshi, Gustavo Noronha Silva, Hasbullah Bin Pit, Christian Neumair)

gedit (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • shell_output/shell_output.c (handle_command_output): on some systems EOF is indicating by G_IO_IN and a zero-length read, and not by G_IO_HUP (fixes bug #121377, thanks to Laurent Vivier <<A HREF="mailto:Laurent.Vivier@bull.net">Laurent.Vivier@bull.net>)
    • shell_output/shell_output.c (handle_command_output): handle the 'pos' return value from g_io_channel_read_line() correctly (fixes bug #124052, patch by Owen Taylor <<A HREF="mailto:otaylor@redhat.com">otaylor@redhat.com>)
  • time/time.c (help_button_pressed): Pass correct section-id for displaying help. Fixes bug #123007. (Leena Gunda)
  • Translation updates

ggv ( ->

  • Fix zoom to fit (Jaka)

gnome-applets (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • Fix the stock ticker since the upstream format changed.

gnome-desktop (2.4.0 ->

  • Make the localte keystring matching with the desktop entry specification by not removing the modifier from the localestring before matching (Danilo Segan)
  • Mark a missing string for translation (Hidetoshi Tajima)
  • Fix build issue with install location of icons (George)
  • Use GRandom instead of srandom() and random() (George)


Alessio Frusciante (it)
Andras Timar (hu)
(nn, no)
Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es)
Francis Tyers (br)
Gil 'Dolfin' Osher (he)
Jitendra Shah (mr)
Priit Laes (et)
Yuriy Syrota (uk)

gnome-games (2.4.0 ->

gnome-games "Out Damned Spot"

A minor release to make sure that gnome-games doesn't break when using GTK+ 2.3.

gnome-games "Only Slightly Bent" 2.4.1

Since 2.4.0 was so perfect we've had to release another version. There have been several translation updates and some bugs fixed. The most user-visible change is that gnotravex doesn't crash when asked to give a hint.



  • main.c: Patch from Kjartan Maraas to fix bug #123662 about some compiler warnings.
  • cddb-slave-capplet.c: Removing a signal connection to an object that wasn't created. Signal was being attached twice. Bug # 123390. Reported and fixed by Pav Lucistnik.


  • callbacks.c: Applying patch with bug 123301 that is about the next and previous buttons not working appropriately when the player is at the end or beginning of a CD. Patch was written by Vijaykumar Patwari.
  • display.c, gnome-cd.c: If the GNOME searching programs can't find the graphics (usually if GNOME-CD is in a different directory than the rest of the GNOME stuff) then the compiler define is used.


  • src/gsr-window.c: Fix for bug 123937 to make the gnome-recorder have a time status so that people know it's recording. Patch contributed by Balamurali Viswanathan.

gnome-panel (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)


  • Avoid ever scaling up icons when there is a bigger one available (Owen Taylor)
  • Do not auto hide a panel with open drawers (Arvind)
  • Delete launcher editing dialog when the panel is deleted (Arvind)
  • Do not focus the panel itself when there is an applet to focus (Padraig)
  • Fix warnings with newer gcc (Kjartan)
  • Fix i18n issue with startup notification from the menus (Christian Neumair)
  • Show the localized comment from launchers in the run dialog (Vincent Untz)
  • Query before deleting a non-empty drawer (Arvind)
  • Fix loading of icons specified by relative paths (Bala, Mark)
  • Fix off-by-one error when computing struts (Rob Adams)
  • Fix serious issue with launchers not working on drawers (George)
  • Don't create new launchers whose TryExec fails (Arvind)


  • Initialize gettext in gnome-desktop-item-edit (Hidetoshi Tajima)


  • Don't try running an invalid date/time config tool (Vincent Untz)
  • Fix compiler warnings with the notification area (Kjartan)
  • Set accessible name/description on the Show Desktop Button and the Window Meenu (Padraig)
  • Make the "No Windows Open" menu item go away in the Window Menu when a window is opened (Vincent Untz)


Andras Timar (hu)
Changwoo Ryu (ko)
Dafydd Harries (cy)
Evandro Fernandes Giovanini (pt_BR)
Funda Wang (zh_CN)
Gnome PL Team (pl)
Luca Ferretti (it)
Miloslav Trmac (cs)
M. Moldovan (ro)
Pablo Saratxaga (wa)
Tino Meinen (nl)
Vaidotas Zemlys (lt)
Yuriy Syrota (uk)

gnome-session (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)


Evandro Fernandes Giovanini (pt_BR)

gnome-themes (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

  • Applied patch from Guillame Melquiond, fixes #123005. Invalid borders specified for theme pixmap: Grand-Canyon/gtk-2.0/in.png
  • Fix inverted checkbox states (#109208, patch from guillaume.melquiond@ens-lyon.fr)

gnome-utils (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

GNOME Utilities 2.4.1

GNOME Dictionary

  • Fix a leak (Kjartan)

GNOME Search Tool

  • Fix a bunch of leaks (Kjartan)
  • Support drag and drop with button 2 (Dennis)
  • Fix portability issue on AIX (Dennis)
  • 'Date modified after (days)' as '0' is not listing all files. (Shakti Sen)
  • Improve icon (Dennis)
  • Fix for localized filenames not being shown properly


  • Miloslav (cs), Nikos (el), Andras (hu), Artur (pl), Guntupalli (hi), Kjartan (no)

gnome-vfs (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)


  • Bugs fixed
    • Allow to create symlinks to huge files on nearly full file systems (James M. Cape)
    • Fix compilation on HP/UX
  • Translations
    • he (Gil "Dolfin" Osher), it (Luca Ferretti), lv (Peteris Krisjanis), mr (Jitendra Shah), nl (Vincent van Adrighem), pt_BR (Augusta Marques da Silva), ro (Misu Moldovan), ta (Dinesh)

gnopernicus (0.7.0 -> 0.7.1)

Changes in 0.7.1


  • Brltty driver: unbound keys no longer send unpredictible values
  • Brltty driver: input commands are now passed on to BRLTTY until a better way is found
  • Fixed distribution issues (related to brltty's driver-files).


  • Added checking for existence of translation tables.
  • Report selected object for window, workspace switch.


  • az, da (Ole Laursen), fr (Julien PUYDT), ja (KAMAGASAKO Masatoshi), ko (Changwoo Ryu), sr, zh_CN (Liu Songhe)

GOK (0.8.1 -> 0.8.4)

What's new in GOK 0.8.4

This is the official GNOME 2.4.1 GOK release.

  • added a word-completion test to the test suite.
  • critical bug fixes: #123497, #123405.
  • other bug fixes: #120305.

What's new in GOK 0.8.3

  • bug fixes

gpdf (0.110 -> 0.111)

Version 0.111

  • Printing. (Remi, Martin)
  • No %20 etc. in window title. (Remi) - #123638
  • Dialog HIGgification. (Christian Neumair)
  • HP-UX gcc 3.3 build fix. (Martin, thanks to Matias (Nauta) Vidal)
  • #121730
  • Translation updates: Sayamindu Dasgupta (bn), Christian Rose (sv), Artur Flinta (pl), Laurent Dhima (sq), Changwoo Ryu (ko), Duarte Loreto (pt), Dafydd Harries (cy), Stanislav Visnovsky (sk), Andras Timar (hu), Christian Neumair (de), Tino Meinen (nl), Jordi Mallach (ca), Miloslav Trmac (cs), Metin Amiroff (az), Kjartan Maraas (no), Ales Nyakhaychyk (be), Aasmund Skjaeveland (nn), Asier Arsuaga (eu), Guntupalli Karunakar (hi), Maxim V. Dziumanenko (uk), Liu Songhe (zh_CN), Danilo Segan (sr), Zygimantas Berucka (lt)

Gstreamer 0.6.4

For Gstreamer updates please see the 0.6.4 release notes at gstreamer.net.

gtksourceview (0.6.0 -> 0.7.0)

News in 0.7.0

  • A bunch of small bugfixes
  • Replaced deprecated calls for glib 2.3
  • Multiline backward search works now
  • patterns are now limited to 250 elements (more cause trouble with GNU regex)

libbonobo (2.4.0 -> 2.4.2)


  • bonobo-activation/bonobo-activation-activate.c (bonobo_activation_init_activation_env): add XAUTHORITY to the list of uniqueness keys - causing grief for many: #124707
  • bonobo/bonobo-context.c (bonobo_context_shutdown): check that people didn't shut down the ORB before we got called.
  • bonobo/bonobo-item-handler.c: (bonobo_item_handler_finalize): don't leak the get_object closure - we only freed it if the enum_object closure wasn't NULL. Nailed down using valgrind info from Kjartan.

libbonoboui (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

2003-09-15 Martin Kretzschmar <<A HREF="mailto:m_kretzschmar@gmx.net">m_kretzschmar@gmx.net>

  • bonobo/bonobo-ui-sync-menu.c (impl_bonobo_ui_sync_menu_build) (impl_bonobo_ui_sync_menu_build_placeholder): use gtk_separator_menu_item_new to create separators, fixes #122314 ( screen reader menu item count) (Michael gave the hint).

libgnomeprint (2.3.1 -> 2.4.1)

libgnomeprint 2.4.1

Back port a pile of fixage from HEAD.



  • make gnumeric work correctly with cups via gnome-print.
  • handle fonts with spaces in postscript export


  • Apply patch (by bland@mail.ru) to improve performance exporting large images.


  • Work around unreliable cupsGetDefault
  • Load cups ppd files on demand only.


  • Protect against libcups changing the locale


  • Implement a better fallback than first font.


  • Fix some leaks
  • Fix locating the lpr command.

Owen Taylor:


  • Use Sans Regular rather than Helvetica as fallback

Jean Brefort:


  • Fix clipping

J.H.M. Dassen (Ray):

  • Fix build errors with freetype2 2.1.7.

libgnomeprintui (2.3.1 -> 2.4.1)

  • robustness fixes, leak fixes, etc

libgtkhtml2 (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

Overview of Changes in gtkhtml2 2.4.1

  • Fix crasher bug after using debug->properties dialog in testgtkhtml (bug #121301)
  • Fix crashewr bug in balsa (bug #121434)
  • Add check that variable is not NULL before dereferencing it [Sven Neumann]
  • Correct inconsistencies in atk_object_get_index_in_parent for children of tables (bug #123450)
  • Replace gettimeofday with g_get_current_time to allow build on Windows. (bug #123704)
  • Fix crasher bug in balsa when UTF-8 characters encountered (bug #123721)
  • Fix crasher bug when dom-test is run (bug #121300)

libxslt (1.0.32 -> 1.0.33)

1.0.33: Sep 12 2003:

This is a bugfix only release - error message missing argument (William Brack)

  • mode not cascaded in template fallbacks (William Brack)
  • catch redefinition of parameter/variables (William Brack)
  • multiple keys with same namespace name (William Brack)
  • patch for compilation using MingW on Windows (Mikhail Grushinskiy)
  • header export macros for Windows (Igor Zlatkovic)
  • cdata-section-elements handling of namespaced names
  • compilation without libxml2 XPointer support (Mark Vadoc)
  • apply-templates crash (William Brack)
  • bug with imported templates (William Brack)
  • imported attribute-sets merging bug (DocBook) (William Brack)

Metacity (2.6.1 -> 2.6.3)


Thanks to Rob Adams for contributions to this release.

  • fix to right, left, bottom onscreen resize constraints
  • detect case where we fail to get a pointer grab when the mouse is clicked, to avoid "this window is stuck to my mouse!"
  • keep panels at the end of the focus MRU list so we don't focus them all the time in annoying ways


Thanks to Yukihiro Nakai, Rached Ben Mustapha, Gwenole Beauchesne, Padraig O'Briain, Laurent Vivier, Rob Adams for contributions to this release.

  • fix to repaint after resize always, so on maximize and theme changes we get things drawn properly
  • fix a compile issue on HPUX
  • fix translations of metacity-message output
  • fix to update window icons when they change
  • put a limit on number of characters displayed in window titles during Alt+tab
  • fix configure check for Xrandr
  • fix 64-bit bug in property reading that broke things badly on 64-bit
  • don't move focus when clicking close button on a window
  • fix a crash in getting pixmap icons
  • spawn dialogs and child processes on the proper screen in multihead situations
  • if the focus gets set to None, set it back to something sane
  • load accessibility modules and set accessibility roles
  • fix hang after displaying warning dialogs
  • fix a memory corruption when sticking/unsticking windows that lead to a frequent crash and windows appearing in Alt+tab improperly
  • fix some handling of partial-width panel struts
  • more translations


  • rebuild with fixed glib-gettext.m4

Nautilus (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

Major changes since 2.4.0 are:

  • Handle cd volume names where the data track is not first
  • Fix list view crash bug
  • Fix shutdown crash bug
  • Fix crash on unsupported URIs
  • Don't show eraser in background browser
  • Fix crash on going back when a view failed
  • Don't show anything in views before all files are loaded.
  • Make the desktop snap grid smaller vertically
  • Fix accessibility crashers
  • Double click on rows in tree sidebar expands rows
  • portability and build fixes

ORBit2 (2.8.1 -> 2.8.2)

  • Improve entropy generation (George)
  • Locking and refcount improvements (Michael)
  • Leak and infinite loop fixes (Alex)
  • Spec conformance fixes (Olivier Andrieu)

Yelp (2.4.0 -> 2.4.1)

Changes in 2.4.1:

  • Updated translations:
    • mr (Jitendra Shah)
    • lt (Tomas Kuliavas)
    • pt_BR (Augusta Marques da Silva)
    • vi (Pablo Saratxaga)
    • ro (Mugurel Tudor)

Kjartan Maraas <<A HREF="mailto:kmaraas@broadpark.no">kmaraas@broadpark.no>