gthumb 2.11.6 released

gthumb 2.11.6 is now available for download at:

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This is the sixth development release in a series leading to gthumb 2.12. This is mainly a bugfixes release with some usability enhancements and some minor features added.

What is gthumb

gthumb is an image viewer and browser utility for the GNOME environment.
The README file distributed with the tar archive contains a complete list of features and the instructions to compile the source. The complete description, screenshots and other info are available at

Overview of changes from gthumb 2.11.5 to 2.11.6

New features and user visible changes:

* Added ability to sort by path (#625610)
* Crop tool: allow to force dimesions as multiple of 8 or other sizes
* Convert the old catalogs to the new format and location (#618302)
* Show an information dialog after creating a web album. from the
  dialog allow the user to open the web album in the browser, or to
  view the destination folder with the file manager. (#624264)
* [desktop_background] added ability to reset or open the preferences
  After setting a desktop background an info-bar is displayd at the
  bottom of the window to allow the user to reset the previous
  background or to open the background preferences.

Bugs fixed:

* Ignore hidden files and directories when importing files (#624579)
* [importer] do not overwrite files with the same name (#624932)
* [webalbums] rotate the destination file instead of the original file
* Fixed crash on paste. (#625187)
* Fixed lossless rotation with libjpeg8. (#612809)
* Remove the action group when a page is deactivated (#596906)
* Do not link to the exiv2 extension if it's not built  (#624326)
* Preserve the exif data after a lossless rotation
* Removed use of the gdk_draw_* functions, always use cairo instead.

New or updated application translations:

* Deutsch (Mario Blättermann)
* Español (Jorge González)
* French (Claude Paroz)
* Norwegian/Bokmaal (Kjartan Maraas)
* Slovenian Translation (Andrej Žnidaršič)
* Swedish (Daniel Nylander)

New or updated manual translations:

* Español (Daniel Mustieles)


This program is released under the terms of the GNU General Public
License (GNU GPL) version 2 or greater. You can find a copy of the license in the file COPYING.

August 3rd, 2010

Paolo Bacchilega

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