[gthumb-list] gthumb 2.11.2 released

gthumb 2.11.2 is now available for download at:


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This is the second development release in a series leading to gthumb 2.12

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 http://live.gnome.org/gthumb

Overview of changes from gthumb 2.11.1 to 2.11.2

New features and user visible changes:

* Added the "convert format" tool, the "change date" tool, the
"resize image" tool.
* Added a Picasa Web importer and exporter.
* Added ability to specify a list of audio files to play during a
slideshow, and to personalize the slidehoshow options for each
* Create the "command line" catalog if more than a file is specified
at command line.
* Photo importer: always use the "Last imported" special catalog
instead of creating a new catalog for each import operation;
added ability to specify a custom format, the custom format consists
of the strftime format plus the %E code which is used to specify the
event name.
* Rename files: added %D and %M for file dates; allow to specify a
custom date format; use %A instead of %attr for the generic attribute.
* Resize tool changes: added ability to specify a destination
folder; ask confirmation before overwriting a file. (#605914)
* Wrap the file captions if they don't fit the available space. (#594134)
* Allow to disable comment synchronization with embedded metadata.
* Allow to view an image directly in fullscreen mode double-clicking
with the middle mouse button.
* Changed some key accelerators: control+delete to move the
selected files to the trash; control+shift+delete to delete the
selected files.
* Used a preloader to speed-up image loading during a slideshow.
* Added icons to the image tools.

Bugs fixed:

* Fixed double-click that sometimes doesn't open the viewer.
* Fixed saving of tiff files when there is an alpha channel (#610388).
* Fixed some focus issues (#608364, #608364). Give focus to the file
list by default (#608364).
* Do not delete the metadata after rotating or resizing images (#610389)
* Show a warning if no file was imported, or the delete operation is
not supported (#610190)
* Fixed not refreshed images after rotation (#610091).
* Fixed importer failure if the delete operation is not supported (#610090)
* Added missing modules and libraries to LIBADD (#608710)
* Fixed crash when deleting files (#608717)
* Make the code compile with the sunstudio compiler (Jerry Tan) (#608660)
* Fixed crash on mouse wheel move (#608463)
* Corrected minor spelling and grammar mistakes in the documentation
(Christian Kirbach) (#597353)
* Added a --disable-deprecated option to configure to disable
deprecated API usage. (#607757)
* Use a "command line catalog" if more files are specified on the
command line (#606203)
* Fixed crash when loading a file from a location which is not
the current location. (#606205)
* Fixed missing extension linking. Some extensions were "underlinked".
(Fryderyk Dziarmagowski) (#606507)
* Fixed slideshow crash.
* Do not ignore CFLAGS. (Matthias Clasen) (#606227)
* Use the default data dir instead of hardcoding the gthumb-2.0 value
* Modernized autotools syntax as suggested by autoupdate.
* Activated silent rules by default.

New or updated application translations:

* Español (Jorge González)
* Estonian (Rene Pärts)
* Italian (Luca Ferretti)
* Russian (Nickolay V. Shmyrev)
* 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.

February 22th, 2010

Paolo Bacchilega

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