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GNOME News Applet

GNOME News Applet (gnews) is a GNOME panel applet displaying headlines from various news sites.

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Recent releases

  •  21 Apr 2002 13:36

    Release Notes: The bug in which the applet stopped scrolling after dragging the news bar was fixed. The plugins are now sorted in the properties dialog. New plugins were added for,,,, linuxgames, tagesschau, and the Register.

    •  18 Jan 2002 02:23

      Release Notes: A fixes for the plugins being in a wrong package, fixes for some warnings, and a new plugin for the backend of

      •  16 Jan 2002 23:59

        Release Notes: This release fixes issues with the properties dialog segfaults, adds proxy support again, and adds a nice man page.

        •  07 Jan 2002 19:28

          Release Notes: Now uses a gmodule based plugin architecture, and there is no need to use a separate gnews backend server. Because the headlines are fetched directly from the sites, there will be no more global hangups due to the previous main server. There is a new shared library for the developers so that anyone can develop new plugins.

          •  03 Jan 2002 23:09

            Release Notes: There is a new option to specify the backend URL at runtime, in case the default server is unreachable due to a DNS error.


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