GNOME 2.24.0 Beta 1 (2.23.90) Released!

GNOME 2.24.0 Beta 1 (2.23.90)

Oops, I did it again. This release is one day late for various reasons,
including loss of battery power and laptop brokenness. There were also
other unrelated things that slowed everything down but you don't want to
hear about all that, do you? It's all my fault. Or maybe not. You know
what, it really sounds like a conspiracy of people trying to force us to
not release the first beta of GNOME 2.24.0. I even heard people talking
about The Swedish Conspiracy... Hrm. Who knows?

You all know what you have to do now. Go download it. Go compile it. Go
test it. And go hack on it, document it, translate it, fix it.

To compile GNOME 2.23.90, you can use GARNOME [1] (which supports users
and has additional/different modules available), or the jhbuild [2]
modulesets [3] (which use the exact tarball versions from the official

The release notes that describe the changes between 2.23.6 and 2.23.90
are available. Go read them to learn all the goodness of this release:

platform -
desktop  -
admin    -
bindings -
devtools -

The GNOME 2.23.90 release is available here:

platform sources -
desktop  sources -
admin    sources -
bindings sources -
devtools sources -


This release is a feature and user interface frozen snapshot primarily
intended for wide public scrutiny before the final GNOME 2.24 release
in September. GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate
development status.

For more information about 2.23, the full schedules and the official
modules list, please see our 2.23 page:

Also take a look at the abbreviated schedule reminder page at:

We hope you'll love it,

The GNOME Release Team

Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.

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