GNOME 2.24.0 Beta 2 (2.23.91) Released!

GNOME 2.24.0 Beta 1 (2.23.91)

Wow. While smoketesting GNOME 2.23.91 (see [1] for more details about
smoketesting -- I'm sure we could have people helping there, just mail
the release team or me if you're interested [2]), I found about the new
truly awesome backgrounds that we ship. There was a small blog post
about this [3], but it's hard to understand how hugely fantastic they
are until you play with them. I mean, I'm to the point where I don't
know which background I want to use now! The art community did an
impressively great job! [4] Now that I know about this, you should
really try GNOME 2.24.0 Beta 2 to try those backgrounds out. And get
all the latest fixes.

  [2] in case you want to advertize something in release announcements,
      just mail the release team or me [5]. We're quite cheap.
  [4] free ad. Good way to start business, I heard.
  [5] this is a hidden ad, in case you didn't notice [6].
  [6] we also do recursive ads [2].

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 2.23.91, 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 2.23.90 and 2.23.91
are available. Go read them to learn all the goodness of this release:

platform -
desktop  -
admin    -
bindings -
devtools -

The GNOME 2.23.91 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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