2.24.0 released!

Nothing particularly exciting, except that this is the culmination of the 2.23 branch and the version which will be released in tonight’s 2.24 GNOME stable release.  I’m in a hurry at the moment or I’d add a nice picture.

Here’s the release notes:

Metacity is a lightweight compositing window manager for the GNOME desktop.

What’s new for 2.24.0:

Thanks to Thomas Thurman for improvements in this version.

– Small memory leak fixed (Thomas) (#549952)

Translations
Ankitkumar Patel (gu), Kenneth Nielsen (da), Mişu Moldovan (ro),
Anas Afif Emad (ar), Theppitak Karoonboonyanan (th),
Gintautas Miliauskas (lt),  Gil Forcada (ca),  Gabor Kelemen (hu),
Duarte Loreto (pt),  Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle (pt_BR),
Baris Cicek (tr),  Changwoo Ryu (ko),  Hendrik Richter (de),
Goran Rakić (sr), Goran Rakić (sr@latin), Sandeep Shedmake (mr)

Sources at:
http://download.gnome.org/sources/metacity/2.24/

MD5 sums:
d4aa782d5f71b6c42514b239684a4aa3  metacity-2.24.0.tar.bz2
cadfcd438e9116692bf7b8a6411256f8  metacity-2.24.0.tar.gz

Keep up to date with Metacity at http://blogs.gnome.org/metacity/ (but you’re already here)

Thomas

2.25.1 released

St Albans AbbeyThanks to Thomas Thurman for improvements in this version.

  • Fix small memory leak, found by Matthias Clasen (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 549952)
  • Added move_to_center keybinding suggested by Khanh-Dang Nguyen Thu Lam (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 549979)
  • Compositor can be turned on and off from the command line (GNOME bug 545323) (Thomas)

Translations: Khaled Hosny (ar), Petr Kovar (cs), Iñaki Larrañaga Murgoitio (eu), Ilkka Tuohela (fi), Žygimantas Beručka (lt), Duarte Loreto (pt), Djavan Fagundes (pt_BR), Laurent Dhima (sq)

(Recall that 2.25.x is currently trunk.)

Where to get it:

Photo: © 2006 Matthew Hunt, cc-by.