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Development: Jhbuild moduleset: SHA256 hash instead of MD5view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – As MD5 is insecure, the GNOME 2.28 modulesets in jhbuild have been switched to SHA256 when using Python 2.5 or newer. NOTE: Please still fill in the md5sum attribute for old Pythoners. This has a few implications. 1. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Stormy’s Update: Week of July 13thview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – First thing Monday morning I went to the doctor who determined that I had a sinus infection. (For fellow travelers, if your cheekbones ache and your teeth feel like they are going to fall out every time the plane takes off and lands, you may have a sinus infection. (Software)

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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup 0.5view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, a roguelike game where players seek the Orb of Zot, winner of the Ascii Dreams Roguelike of the Year award, and one of my favorite games of late (seriously, I’ve never been able to get into roguelikes but this is really fun), reached version 0.5 recently: New species and job: Deep Dwarf, [...] (Software)

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How They Built it: The Software of Apollo 11view story

http://linux.com – It was primitive, using coded using punch cards and running on computers that are low-power compared to what we use today, but it worked and took humans to the Moon and back. (Software)

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Vendetta Online 1.8.82view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The Vendetta Online news page has an update about the space combat MMO’s latest patch for subscribers: Unloading and/or selling no longer shows a false success message if there was a station error. Training sectors are no longer shown in the best prices list for ship cargo. Training sectors are no longer chosen as destinations or sources in [...] (Software)

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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)