Release Digest: GNOME, July 14, 2004
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I have the pleasure to announce the release of version 0.9.6 of
gnopernicus, the screen reader for the GNOME desktop.
What is it ?
gnopernicus is designed to allow blind and visually impaired
user to use the computer. gnopernicus presents the information
using three devices: speech, magnifier and braille.
What's new in 0.9.6 ?
- Added slovak language
- Added bulgarian language.
- Added improved spanish translation table for braille
- Removed some warning messages for panning.
- Better default values for speech.
- Improved a lot of presentations for diferent events and
- Do not generate mosue events if XEvIE is not present.
- Improved work with GDM trough --login option.
Where can I get it ?
Hardware Monitor applet 1.2
This is just a follow-up to the recent 1.1 release - I've ported
the applet to gtkmm 2.4. So now you need Gnome 2.6.
- Ported the applet to gtkmm 2.4 and the related gnomemm
- monitor CPU/memory/swap/disk usage, load average,
Ethernet/modem/wireless throughput, internal temperatures, internal
- multiple views that all support multiple monitors:
- a curve view with smooth lines
- a bar view with wacky horizontal bars
- a column view with ultra-clear vertical blocks
- a text view for those who want extreme precision
- a flame view to impress your friends
- a modular design for future enhancements
- well-behaved GNOME panel applet (no floating gkrellm
The source can be downloaded from here:
Screenshots are also available from the above page. The applet
requires at least Gnome 2.6 and the gtkmm 2.4 and related gnomemm*
libraries from www.gtkmm.org/.
Note that you need to install libsensors and setup lm-sensors with
your kernel if you want to monitor temperatures and fan speeds.