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Release Digest: GNOME, March 10, 2004

Mar 11, 2004, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

gnome-panel 2.6.0 Beta 2
gnome-session 2.6.0 Beta 2
gnome-desktop 2.6.0 Beta 2

Hey,

What are they ?

gnome-panel contains the GNOME panel which is 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

Panel

  • Fix accessibility issue with the "Force Quit" dialog (Padraig)
  • Correctly launch nautilus for directories from the run dialog (Alex)

Clock Applet

  • Use GtkComboBox in the preferences dialog (Mark)

Translations

  • Maetin AEmirov (az)
  • Ales Nyakhaychyk (be)
  • Ole Laursen (da)
  • Christian Neumair (de)
  • Nikos Charonitakis (el)
  • Priit Laes (et)
  • Alastair McKinstry (ga)
  • Laszlo Dvornik (hu)
  • Kjartan Maraas (no)
  • Chanchai Junlouchai (th)

gnome-session

Session Manager

  • New splash screen for 2.6 (Jakub Steiner)
  • Make the capplet use GtkFileChooser (Chris Kelso)

Translations

  • Maetin AEmirov (az)
  • Laszlo Dvornik (hu)
  • Christopher R. Gabriel (it)
  • Amanpreet Singh Alam (pa)
  • Paisa Seeluangsawat (th)

gnome-desktop

libgnome-desktop

  • Fix issue where dragging a file from an nfs mounted dir onto a launcher wouldn't work (Mark)
  • Make the launcher editor use GtkFileChooser (Brian Skahan)

Misc

  • Don't depend on strptime (Mark)
  • Check for scrollkeeper in configure (Mark)
  • Fixup OMF files to validate with latest scrollkeeper (Mark)

Translations

  • Laszlo Dvornik (hu)
  • Luca Ferretti (it)
  • Amanpreet Singh Alam (pa)
  • Duarte Loreto (pt)
  • Elian Myftiu (sq)
  • Dinesh Nadarajah (ta)
  • Paisa Seeluangsawat (th)

Where can I get them ?

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-panel/2.5/gnome-panel-2.5.92.tar.bz2
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-session/2.5/gnome-session-2.5.91.tar.bz2
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-desktop/2.5/gnome-desktop-2.5.91.tar.bz2

Regards,
Mark.


Gnome Password Generator 1.0

Application

Gnome Password Generator 1.0

Description

Gnome Password Generator is a GUI based secure password generator.

Requirements

  • Python 2
  • PyGTK for GTK+ 2.0
  • Gnome-Python for Gnome 2

Download

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=104020

GNOME Software Map entry

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gnome-password


Qalculate! 0.4.2a

Application

Qalculate! 0.4.2a

Description

Qalculate! is a modern multi-purpose desktop calculator for GNU/Linux. It is small and simple to use but with much power underneath. Features include customizable functions, units, arbitrary precision, plotting, and a user-friendly interface.

Fixes

  • Fix compilation without Giac

Download

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/qalculate/qalculate-gtk-0.4.2a.tar.gz?download

GNOME Software Map entry

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/qalculate-gtk