GTK+ 3.3.4 released

GTK+ 3.3.4 is now available for download at: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/3.3/ http://download.gnome.org/sources/gtk+/3.3/ bca709da29aecda87421eadd6762a0aac05fa5422b983b4a798957089a23a2e6 gtk +-3.3.4.tar.xz 76f08e8aae8ab18865593163c2ee0b694b9618a81536fd56c76ddf124a0df669 gtk +-3.3.4.tar.bz2 A development snapshot in the 3.3 cycle. If you are wondering where 3.3.3 went, we’re using odd-micro versions exclusively for git nowadays. ============ GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, […]

Ruby 1.9.3 arrives with licence change

The Ruby development team announced the release of version 1.9.3 of its open source programming language. Described as basically being “an implementation-improved version of Ruby 1.9.2”, the first release of the new stable series of Ruby improves library loading performance and brings changes to the Ruby licence. Read more at H-online

GCC 4.6.2 Released

The GNU Compiler Collection version 4.6.2 has been released. GCC 4.6.2 is a bug-fix release containing fixes for regressions and serious bugs in GCC 4.6.1, with over 110 bugs fixed since previous release. This release is available from the FTP servers listed at: http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html Please do not contact me directly regarding questions or comments about […]

GTK+ 3.2.0

GTK+ 3.2.0 is now available for download at: http://download.gnome.org/sources/gtk+/3.2/ ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/3.2/ bce3c1a9be6afd7552c795268656d8fdd09c299765a7faaf5a76498bb82ed44c gtk +-3.2.0.tar.xz b285074ffefb4ff4364f6dd50fe68c7e85b11293e0c1dd3bdeac56052344dadb gtk +-3.2.0.tar.bz2 What is GTK+ ============ GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites. GTK+ has been designed from […]

The State Of GCC 4.7.0: Still Months Away

Red Hat’s Jakub Jelinek has issued a new status update concerning the state of the GCC 4.7 compiler. From Jakub’s message, the trunk code for GCC 4.7 should be done with state one by the end of October, if the same 4.6 schedule roughly follows. He’s called out on various branch maintainers to see if […]

Python 3.2.2

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m happy to announce the Python 3.2.2 maintenance release. Python 3.2.2 mainly fixes `a regression <http://bugs.python.org/12576>`_ in the “urllib.request“ module that prevented opening many HTTP resources correctly with Python 3.2.1. Python 3.2 is a continuation of the efforts to improve and stabilize the Python 3.x line. Since the […]

GTK+ 3.1.12

GTK+ 3.1.12 is now available for download at: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/3.1/ http://download.gnome.org/sources/gtk+/3.1/ 7638343115cc845170ff9a2222c5b456efdc301d26a8f6a39c222afe2041a3db gtk +-3.1.12.tar.xz aefdfa7222792197aa542a79ae11df16fa600f80454d6feda51309a5ebe015aa gtk +-3.1.12.tar.bz2 Another release in the 3.1 development cycle. ============ GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites. GTK+ […]

Python 3.2.1

On behalf of the Python development team, I am pleased to announce the final release of Python 3.2.1. Python 3.2.1 is the first bugfix release for Python 3.2, fixing over 120 bugs and regressions in Python 3.2. For an extensive list of changes and features in the 3.2 line, see http://docs.python.org/3.2/whatsnew/3.2.html To download Python 3.2.1 […]

One-Stop Shopping for Open Source Manuals

Every so often, we at OStatic compile documentation and guidance resources for popular open source platforms and applications, and one of the best ongoing projects for producing free open source-related documentation is FLOSS Manuals. It’s an ongoing and ambitious effort to build online guides for open source software that we initially covered in this post. […]

GCC 4.6.1 Compiler Released

As expected when mentioning the GCC 4.6.1 release candidate one week ago, GCC 4.6.1 has been officially released this Monday morning. GCC 4.6.1 is now available from their source mirrors and the changes can be found on this GNU.org web-page. GCC 4.6.1 consists of just bug-fixes, regression fixes, and documentation updates to this dominant open-source […]

Perl 5.14.1 and 5.12.4 arrive

The Perl developers have updated the current stable development branch of Perl, version 5.14, with Perl 5.14.1. While the developers recommend that users of version 5.12 upgrade to 5.14 when convenient, it has not stopped them producing 5.12.4, a maintenance update for what was the previous stable development branch. Perl 5.14.1 is an update to […]

GCC 4.6.1 RC Arrives; Official Release Not Far Off

Version 4.6.1 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is imminent. A 4.6.1 status report issued this morning signals there are no outstanding P1 regressions and that this point release branch is now frozen. The GCC 4.6.1 release candidate was subsequently issued. From this morning’s report, there are no P1 regressions known for 4.6.1, which are […]

GTK+ 3.1.6

GTK+ 3.1.6 is now available for download at: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/3.1/ http://download.gnome.org/sources/gtk+/3.1/ 9a6837bc00a9f78bffb69b0ce28cfcca8812c04fa061927a7ecb0cb877c5aa0b gtk +-3.1.6.tar.bz2 8a541225137910b41fa11d2d4856d934cee550c0ce1db6d2b7b6f967b8a5dfea gtk +-3.1.6.tar.xz Another release in the 3.1 development cycle. ============ GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites. GTK+ […]

Python 2.7.2 and 3.1.4 arrive

As expected, Python 2.7.2 and Python 3.1.4 have been released by the Python developers. Both releases contain the security fixes to stop redirection errors that were included in May’s Python 2.5.6 and last week’s Python 2.6.7 “security fixes only” releases, but these are general maintenance releases and therefore contain many more fixes and corrections – […]

Python 2.5.6

We are pleased to announce the release of Python 2.5.6, a security fix release of Python 2.5, on May 26th, 2011. This is a source-only release that only includes security fixes. The last full bug-fix release of Python 2.5 was Python 2.5.4. User are encouraged to upgrade to the latest release of Python 2.7 (which […]

Dual-Monitor Setups Are Ideal for Open Source Enthusiasts

If you happen to work each day around other computer users, you’ve probably noticed that more and more of them have dual-monitor setups on their desktops. A closer analysis of this phenomenon reveals that certain kinds of users benefit most from having two monitors instead of one. Working with that idea, Computeworld has an interesting […]

Perl 5.14 released

As promised, the ‘Perl porters’ have now released this year’s stable version of the Perl programming language. Version 5.14 brings together more new features than were collected during the development and since the release of Perl 5.12 in April 2010. There are few major extensions like those found in Perl 5.10; instead Perl 5.14 consists […]

GCC 4.6.0 Released

The GNU Compiler Collection version 4.6.0 has been released. GCC 4.6.0 is a major release, containing substantial new functionality not available in GCC 4.5.x or previous GCC releases. The “link-time optimization” framework introduced in GCC 4.5.0 has been significantly improved in this release, it is now possible to compile very large applications like Mozilla or […]

GTK+ 3.0.5

GTK+ 3.0.5 is now available for download at: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/gtk/3.0/ http://download.gnome.org/sources/gtk+/3.0/ 7f391bdc5eed7a29930c2290de5f88d2d62ee274ab2ab97a1d9d0f478e053bb0 gtk +-3.0.5.tar.bz2 066176812ed73aa0590c4de8cecd9988c6b1ccb36293e16bd5f135f112811f5e gtk +-3.0.5.tar.gz This release reverts a problematic change in 3.0.4 which caused application font settings to be ignored. March 23, 2011 Matthias Clasen

Python 3.2 Released

A major update to Python is now available. With Python 3.2 there are improvements spanning from the Python Debugger to its SSL module and behavior fixes for numeric operations. The list of major changes for Python 3.2 can be found at Python.org, along with the download links. Some of the key highlights jumping on the […]