Issue 62

December 13, 2009

This week… 1522 commits, in 153 projects, by 200 happy hackers (and 121 were translation commits).

  • In Epiphany Carl van Tonder added a gconf key to control the search engine used in auto-search.
  • GNOME Terminal got support for more proxy settings, exposing environment variables such as ftp_proxy or https_proxy, taken from the GNOME Proxy Preferences . (GNOME bug 596688)
  • Federico Mena Quintero changed the Display Preferences tool to automatically turn on outputs which support Mirror Screens . (GNOME bug 590823)
  • Andrea Cimitan pushed a lot of updates to the Murrine theme engine, including support for theming the GtkExpander widget.
  • Support for per-monitor backgrounds has been added to the control center, Nautilus and libgnome-desktop . (GNOME bug 147808)
  • Holger Berndt added support for panes in Nautilus, to provide a new split view mode.
  • Johan Dahlin added introspection support to ATK . (GNOME bug 592146)
  • Palimpset, from the GNOME Disk Utility module, got a “connect to server” dialog, to manage disks on a remote server.
  • File Roller has been updated to use AES256 as encryption type when creating zip files with 7zip.
  • In the GNOME Icon Theme Lapo Calamandrei updated a lot of icons, including a new set of navigation icons.

Top projects

Project Commits
gtk+ 234
tracker 97
murrine 64
nautilus 63
gnome-color-manager 58
kupfer 49
gnome-icon-theme 40
gimp 36
pitivi 29
evolution 27

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Christian Dywan 89 gtk+
Javier Jardón 78 gtk+, gnome-games, libgconf-bridge and others
Richard Hughes 69 gnome-color-manager, gnome-packagekit, gnome-power-manager
Andrea Cimitan 64 murrine, gtk-engines
Alexander Larsson 48 nautilus, gtk+, glib and others
Jürg Billeter 47 tracker, vala
Bastien Nocera 43 totem, rhythmbox, gnome-bluetooth and others
Ulrik Sverdrup 36 kupfer
Lapo Calamandrei 36 gnome-icon-theme
Carlos Garnacho 30 gtk+, tracker

3 Responses to “Issue 62”


  1. Why AES256? AES128 is the standard. Schneier implies the 256-bit version is weaker than the 128-bit.

    http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2009/07/

  2. fredp Says:

    Thanks Ulrik! I passed your comment to the File Roller maintainer.

  3. trapDoor Says:

    Will it be a new issue released before xmass?


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