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New E17 Snapshot (77927)

A new E17 Snapshot has been released days before the LinuxCon EU 2012. It has been a while since the last release. There are a number of features , improvements and other changes which can be seen on the list below.

  • Lots of translation updates
  • Support for XCURSOR_PATH
  • Speedups to application menu generation
  • DND now works properly with ibar
  • Desklock background now updates properly when set to use “current wallpaper”
  • Shelf autohide fixes
  • Startup time improvements when using multiple shelves
  • iBox has a new mode for desktop use which allows it to resize based on content size
  • Shelf menus now have more items
  • Clock gadgets should now update immediately following any timezone change
  • Various comp module improvements
  • Video previews in filemanager
  • Filemanager now has a secure delete option
  • Shiny new RandR dialog (not yet complete, be warned!)
  • “Slide pointer to newly-focused window” option now also slides pointer when closing a window changes focus
  • Fullscreen windows now set and unset focus properly
  • Lots of desktop gadget DND improvements to not crashing
  • Keyboard layout switching should be more reliable now
  • Desklock now supports having its own language and keyboard layout
  • Improvements to filemanager basic move/copy support for some corner cases
  • Windows will now properly update their iconified status at all times
  • Text file previews in filemanager
  • Desktop editor no longer opens with a blank desktop if left open when restarting E
  • File previews now work better with .desktop files
  • Clock popup is now smarter about hiding
  • Connman gadget improvements
  • Pulseaudio mixer code will no longer sometimes intercept gstreamer function calls
  • Moving a gadget from one site to another no longer causes the gadget’s config to be lost
  • Config option to disable module delays, usually improves startup times
  • Module settings dialog is now remembered across restarts
  • LD_LIBRARY_PATH is no longer set by E17
  • Changing shelf autohide on a vertical shelf no longer causes scrollbars to appear on desktop
  • Filemanager now supports DND into pathbar buttons
  • E17 77927 – [GZ] [BZ2]

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