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Open Source Transport Sim Showdownview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – dannystaple sent in the following article: Did you enjoy playing with model trains as a kid? Me too. Do you still want to play with them now? The transport simulation genre gives you a great way to indulge the hobby without requiring a lot of loft space and a very tolerant wife. OpenTTD and Simutrans both [...] (Software)

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Development: API/ABI Freeze for GNOME 2.27view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hi, API/ABI Freeze for GNOME 2.27 starts today (Monday) by 23:59 UTC. No API or ABI changes should be made in the platform libraries (for instance, no new functions, no changed function signatures or struct fields). API freeze is not required for non-platform libraries, but is recommended. Future freezes (and other deadlines): + Feature and Module Freeze, July 27th + New API must be docu (Software)

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Metacity: Recent happenings in Metacity and Mutterview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – Here’s a quick round-up of interesting goings-on in the Metacity and Mutter worlds this week. (Software)

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Wine 1.1.26view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The latest development release of Wine has been announced. Changes in this release includes the following: Still more translation updates. Faster bitmap stretching using XRender. Proxy support in WinHTTP. Many more JScript functions. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.1.26 ] (Software)

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Grubby Games Reduces Pricesview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Grubby Games has reduced the price of all of their games from $20 to $6.99 as part of their acquisition by BigFishGames. The games affected by the price change are: Professor Fizzwizzle Professor Fizzwizzle and the Molten Mystery The Amazing Brain Train Fizzball MyTribe It is currently unclear if Grubby Games’ future releases will continue to support Linux. (Software)

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Clutter: Clutter 0.9.8 - developers snapshotview story

http://www.clutter-project.org – hi everyone; Clutter 0.9.8 is now available for download at: http://www.clutter-project.org/sources/clutter/0.9/ MD5 Checksums: (Software)

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GTK+: GTK+ 2.17.4 unstable releaseview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This is a development release leading up to GTK+ 2.18. Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.17.3 (Software)

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Metacity: The wider world of window border themesview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – After all this talk about theme formats, an overview of how they are handled in other window managers seemed in order. Your chronicler is no expert on most of these systems, so there may well be mistakes below. (Software)

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The Business Of Freeview story

http://dot.kde.org – At the recent Gran Canaria Desktop Summit in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Amarok developers Bart Cerneels and Nikolaj Hald Nielsen gave a talk about how a community-developed Free Software (Software)

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Documentation Team: July Docs Team Meetingsview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – It’s been a few weeks since our last team meetings, and now it’s time for more! We will have an community meeting next Tuesdya, July 21st at 18:00 UTC (1:00 p.m. CST).  Community meetings are your chance to ask any questions regarding GNOME documentation, Docbook, Mallard or more. (Software)

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Development: GNOME 2.27.4 released!view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hello all, This is already the 4th development release towards our 2.28 release that will happen in October 2009; this release comes just after the first joint GNOME / KDE conference, which was certainly great fun for all present people. To compile GNOME 2.27.4, you can the jhbuild [1] modulesets [2] (which use the exact tarball versions from the official release): [1] http://library.gnome.or (Software)

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Unknown Horizons 2009.1view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Version 2009.1 of the Unknown Horizons project was released for testing by developers and other interested parties: All new user interface. Gettext supported muiltlanguage support. This release comes with complete English, French and German translations and mostly complete Norwegian and Portuguese translations. New main music theme. A boatbuilder to build new ships for your fleet. [...] (Software)