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GNOME 2.24 Released 163

thhamm writes "The GNOME community hopes to make our users happy with many new features and improvements, as well as the huge number of bug fixes that are shipped in this latest GNOME release! Well. What else to say. I am happy." Notably, this release is also the occasion for the announcement of videoconferencing app Ekiga's 3.0 release.
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GNOME 2.24 Released

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  • Re:timothy (Score:2, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday September 24, 2008 @03:40PM (#25142299)

    He's referring to Ekiga's tendency to fire little bits of rock and gravel at people. It's a feature.

  • Good! (Score:5, Funny)

    by Sasayaki (1096761) on Wednesday September 24, 2008 @03:51PM (#25142495)


    Now when can I expect this in my Intrepid Ibex repositories, mmm?

    Mandatory puns:

    "Glad to see Linux really putting it's best foot forward in the GUI department."

    "The new Gnome is a feet of software engineering."

    "Maybe I'll revert from Kubuntu to Ubuntu, dip my toe in and see what it's like."

    "I hope the new version doesn't have a much bigger footprint."

  • by HTH NE1 (675604) on Wednesday September 24, 2008 @03:51PM (#25142501)

    Well, there's the theory that every program contains at least one bug and can therefore be reduced in size by at least one instruction. Iteratively then, every program can be reduced to a single instruction which doesn't work.

  • Re:New? WTF (Score:1, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday September 24, 2008 @09:49PM (#25146621)

    Not everybody can march in the parade. Some of us have to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.

                                          -Will Rogers

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall