From: Miguel de Icaza <[email protected]> Subject: GNOME 0.99.1 release is out. Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 13:57:13 -0600 To: [email protected], [email protected] Hello free software users, The GNOME team has just released updated versions of a number of GNOME packages that fix a share of bugs that were reported with the gnome 0.99 release. The following packages have been released: - The GNOME libraries (gnome-libs-0.99.1.tar.gz) - The GNOME core applications (gnome-core-0.99.1.tar.gz) - ORBit 0.3.91.tar.gz - The GNOME file manager (mc-4.5.4.tar.gz) - Gnumeric 0.5 (gnumeric-0.5.tar.gz). These introduce a number of bug fixes to the problems reported by the users on the version 0.99 of GNOME, some of the most important highlights of this version are: - Reduced memory usage in various applications. - Memory leak fixes. - Improved stability in various applications. - Bug fixes GMC got the following features: - New menu layout. - Improved and accelerated desktop icon management. You can fetch the files from the GNOME ftp site: ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources Instructions for building GNOME are available at: http://www.gnome.org/start/gnometar.shtml Best wishes, Miguel.