GNOME Internet Radio Locator 8.3.16 ("International Women's Day")

GIRL 8.3.16 is released on the International Women's Day (March 8th

GNOME Internet Radio Locator 8.3.16 is now available in 17 languages
and supports 77 Internet radio stations in 61 different world cities
like Adelaide, Auckland, Austin, Ayr, Bergen, Berkeley, Bern, Boston,
Brighton, Brno, Bruxelles, Budapest, Calgary, Cambridge, Cape Town,
Chapel Hill, Chicago, Cleveland, Coimbra, Copenhagen, Dublin,
Guatemala City, Honolulu, Houston, Kingston, Leeds, London, Long
Island, Los Angeles, Lund, Manchester, Memphis, México City, Narvik,
Nashville, Newcastle, New Orleans, New York City, Nottingham, Oslo,
Oswego, Ottawa, Oxford, Paris, Phoenix, Pisa, Pittsburgh, Portland,
Reykjavik, Rochester, San Francisco, Seattle, Stockholm, St. Pölten,
Sydney, Trondheim, Tuscaloosa, Washington, Waterloo, York, and Zürich.

The initial work on this program began in 2002 at Norwegian Computing
Center ( and PING, a computer club at University of
Oslo (  Work on GIRL continued in 2014 after
a visit to SIPB ( at MIT, reached version 1.0 in
2015, and continues in 2016.

To enable debugging messages, modifiy the compilation definition flag
from -DGIRL_DEBUG=1 to -DGIRL_DEBUG=0 in src/, if you want
to debug your own personal station definitions in $HOME/.girl/girl.xml

See src/girl.xml (or ${PREFIX}/share/girl/girl.xml where PREFIX is the
install path specified as ./configure --prefix=${PREFIX}, see INSTALL)
for the GIRL radio station format in XML.

27 people have contributed to the program with new patches and
translations.  See AUTHORS for the list of contributors.

If you find the program useful, drop me an email at ole src gnome org 

The program is completely free, but you don't have to do anything
else than run it on your computer with a free operating system in
order to listen to and record from Internet radio stations.  You are
also free to fork it as long as you follow the license terms in GNU
GPL version 2, but I would appreciate if you send patches instead of
releasing your own version.

Send patches through Bugzilla on

You could install and run it on free GNU/Linux systems (such as
Debian GNU/Linux available from and Fedora
Linux available from with the provided binary
packages) and MacOS X (via in order to listen to and
record from the 76 supported Internet radio stations around the
world if you have installed the Videos application
( from the GNOME project, simply
by opening a terminal window (such as xterm, kterm, rxvt or GNOME
Terminal) and typing

     tar Jxvf girl-8.3.16.tar.xz
     cd girl-8.3.16/
     ./configure --prefix=$HOME/local && make && make install

or install it from a binary package on a Debian-based distribution

     su -
     dpkg -i girl_8.3.16-1_i386.deb

or install it from a binary package on a Fedora-based distribution

     su -
     rpm -i

This program is released as a part of the GNOME project
( and is free software; you can redistribute it
and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.  This program is
distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
for more details.  You should have received a copy of the GNU General
Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free
Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
02110-1301 USA

Changes since GNOME Internet Radio Locator 8.0.1:


        * help/es/es.po: Updated Spanish translation (Andy Daniel Cruz

        * src/girl-gui.c: Changing %s to %0x in debug string (MacPorts

        * po/de.po: Updated German translation (Mario Blättermann)
        * po/hu.po: Updated Hungarian translation (Balázs Úr)
        * po/pt_BR.po: Updated Brazilian Portuguese translation (Rafael
        * po/sv.po: Updated Swedish translation (Josef Andersson)
        * po/sr.po: Updated Serbian translation (Мирослав Николић)
        * po/sr latin po: Updated Serbian translation (Мирослав

Source repository
ssh://USERNAME git gnome org/git/girl

Translation status

Translators are as always welcome to translate the software to a new

Ole Aamot (Maintainer)
Marek Černocký (Czech translation)
Rafael Ferreira (Brazilian Portuguese translation)
Мирослав Николић/Miroslav Nikolić (Serbian translation)
Wolfgang Stöggl (German translation)
Piotr Drąg (Polish translation)
Muhammet Kara (Turkish translation)
Balázs Úr (Hungarian translation)
Wiki Graphic Designer (Icon design)
Aly Raj (Icon design)
Andika Triwidada (Indonesian translation)
Γιάννης Κουτσούκος/Efstathios Iosifidis (Greek translation)
Matej Urbančič (Slovenian translation)
Samir Ribić (Bosnian translation)
Daniel Mustieles (Spanish translation)
Sveinn í Felli (Icelandic translation)
Anders Jonsson (Swedish translation)
Pedro Albuquerque (Portuguese translation)
Mario Blättermann (German translation)
Mathilde Agostini (Icon design)
Necdet Yücel (Turkish translation)
Rafael Fontenelle (Brazilian Portuguese translation)
Andy Daniel Cruz Campos (Spanish translation)
Mирослав Николић (Serbian translation)

You are welcome to add personal radio stations in $HOME/.girl/girl.xml
(see src/girl.xml for the syntax) and translations to new languages,
and submit suggestions for improvements in Bugzilla on

Thanks to all who contributed stations/patches/translations
in the 8.3.16 release!

Enjoy Internet radio,

\ o.O|  Ole Aamot, oka oka no,
   U    "Meow!"

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