Epiphany 1.9.4 released

4:48 am Announcements

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 1.9.4 is the fourth release in the development series leading up to GNOME 2.14. In this release, a number of minor bugs have been fixed and infrastructure to enable an Adblock extension has been added.

Changes from Epiphany to 1.9.4

  • When in automatic mode, update the treeview to reflect currently selected encoding. Fixes bug [#127757].
  • Add include subdirs for broken distros. Bug [#321841].
  • Improve “gecko not found” message. Bug [#319253].
  • Put a marker in the environment to detect when we launch ourself as a helper app. Fixes bug [#324828].
  • Zoom on Ctrl-=, Ctrl-KP+, Ctrl-KP- too. Bug [#105183].
  • Always dialog on screen. Bug [#324896].
  • Show warning on mixed content in the tooltip. Bug [#321508].
  • Add some code so ad blocking should be more easy.
  • Use a gtk stock cursor (GDK_HAND2) instead of already removed image. Fixes bug [#324265].
  • Fix a compile warning.
  • Install the fonts schemas file too.

Contributors to this release:

Christian Neumair, Christian Persch, Claudio Saavedra, Crispin Flowerday and Jean-François Rameau.

Updated translations:

  • Rostislav \”zbrox\” Raykov (bg)
  • Adam Weinberger (en_CA)
  • Francisco Javier F. Serrador (es)
  • Ilkka Tuohela (fi)
  • Christophe Merlet (RedFox) (fr)
  • Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (gl)
  • Ankit Patel (gu)
  • Gabor Kelemen (hu)
  • Takeshi AIHANA (ja)
  • Žygimantas Beručka (lt)
  • Reinout van Schouwen (nl)
  • (unknown) (nn)
  • Afonso Celso Medina (pt_BR)
  • Marcel Telka (sk)
  • Clytie Siddall (vi)
  • Liu Songhe (zh_CN)
  • Chao-Hsiung Liao (zh_HK)
  • Chao-Hsiung Liao (zh_TW)

Where can I get it ?

Epiphany source code:
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/epiphany/1.9/epiphany-1.9.4.tar.bz2 with SHA1 sum 593a8097ae2bc1a89a24cf26ab52f95e4c6e70d5.

Epiphany 1.9.4 requires Mozilla 1.7.9 or above, firefox 1.0.5 or above, firefox 1.5.0 or above, or seamonkey 1.0b or above.
The recommended version is firefox 1.5.

Epiphany-extensions 1.9.4 has been released together with Epiphany 1.9.4. It includes a new experimental extension, Image Toolbar by Kang Jeong-Hee.

Epiphany-extensions source code:
with SHA1 sum b1ddb01a5c60a898a162c6fbf6ba7029cef427b7.

More about dependencies and installation tips.


The Epiphany team

One Response

  1. Alexandre P. Says:

    Just a little note to say that the link for extensions links to the 1.9.3 pack, not the 1.9.4 one.

    Thanks for this new release, I’ll try it :)