gtk-engines 2.6.4

Just released gtk-engines 2.6.4 at the usual place.
The release includes quite a number of bug fixes, including several crash fixes. One important point to note with this release is that the Clearlooks engine will now be maintained within gtk-engines.

Overview of Changes in 2.6.4 (since 2.6.3)

  • Fixed bugs:
    #305374 – Smooth makes d4x crash
    #161960 – Panel on 2nd screen crashes when using crux
    #303112 – [lighthouseblue] Radio buttons appear all checked in GtkTreeView
    #308551 – uninitialized variables in the smooth engine
    #305432 – smooth theme queries GtkButton style properties for all kind of widgets
    #170824 – Industrial labels are purple
    #300530 – clearlooks engine is installed in a different directory than the other engines

  • Updated clearlooks engine

And in related news, with the inclusion of Cairo in GTK+ 2.7, we’re going to be branching gtk-engines development soon to take advantage of the new features Cairo brings. There has already been some experimental work done with the Clearlooks engine in using Cairo, and we hope to start updating other engines to use cairo soon. Watch this space for screenshots! improvements

After a few glitches, there are some new features at So, straight from the ChangeLog, the main improvements are:

  • Revised login system (no need for the “login sucessful” message anymore)
  • Background resolution filter
  • Page numbers at top and bottom of listings
  • Listing preferences saved in session
  • Links in body text use underline (fixes bug 309136)
  • Option for “icons” style rss feed (for

Not to mention I have started on my campaign to try and clean up some of the code behind I’ve also had a look into uploading files via python scripts, so may yet have an upload option for submissions.

As ever, if you want to get involved there’s the mailing list and of course the irc channel