Epiphany 1.7.6 released

5:07 pm Announcements, New features

What is it ?

Epiphany is the GNOME web browser, based on the mozilla rendering engine. It aims to be simple and easy to use.

Epiphany 1.7.6 is the last release in the unstable series leading
up to GNOME 2.12.

Changes from Epiphany 1.7.5 to 1.7.6

  • Don’t empty find entry on Ctrl-F
  • Fix local file monitoring when loaded after a blank page
  • Remove check for redirected URL [#313756]
  • Fix configure check for gecko >= 1.8
  • Disable keyword searches by default [#158486]
  • Fix some compile warnings
  • Configure and makefile fixes for broken gecko header layouts
  • Define out the focus fix for gecko >= 1.8
  • Fix pointer grab lockup when gecko pops up a dialogue while reordering tabs with DND
  • Don’t create host node in ephy_history_get_host if not already existing
  • Add an “add-page” signal to the EphyHistory object
  • Set default prefs for warn-on-mixed-security pages [#309088]

Contributors to this release were Crispin Flowerday and Christian Persch.

Updated translations:

  • Jordi Mallach (ca)
  • Rhys Jones (cy)
  • Ivar Smolin (et)
  • Xavier Claessens (fr)
  • Ankit Patel (gu)
  • tunggul arif siswoyo (id)
  • Reinout van Schouwen (nl)
  • GNOME PL Team (pl)
  • Afonso Celso Medina (pt_BR)
  • Mugurel Tudor (ro)
  • Clytie Siddall (vi)

Where can I get it ?

Source code:
with SHA1 sum aabc8e9e5c0359742acbfe0c41b5d07313b46547.

Epiphany 1.7.6 requires mozilla 1.7, 1.7.x, 1.7 branch, 1.8b2 or trunk, or firefox 1.0.x or trunk.
The recommended version is Mozilla 1.7.11

More about dependencies and installation tips.

New Epiphany extension: autoscroll

A new epiphany extension has been added to the collection: Autoscroll. Basically it is a port of the Galeon code that enables scrolling a webpage using the middle mouse button. Available for Epiphany 1.6.x (GNOME 2.10) and 1.7.x (GNOME 2.12).


The Epiphany team

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