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GNOME Activity Journal 0.8.0 "Sword" released

Written for GNOME Activity Journal by Siegfried Gevatter on 2011-07-16

On behalf of the GNOME Activity Journal team I am happy to announce the release of GNOME Activity Journal 0.8.0 "Sword".

2011-7-16: GNOME Activity Journal 0.8.0 "Sword"
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 - Added an incognito mode option to the tray icon.
 - Removed blacklist plugin, replaced by Activity Log Manager.
 - Added different zoom levels to ThumbView and TimelineView.
 - Added an erase mode to easily delete many events.
 - Improved handling of the extension not being available (LP: #790834).
 - Added support for file annotation meta-data (LP: #715910).
 - Don't show application launch events nor fake events generated
   by Activity Log Manager.
 - Fixed blacklist template deletion (LP: #643795).
 - Several other minor tweaks (better netbook screen support, etc).

Cheers,

Siegfried Gevatter

Gnome Activity Journal 0.6.0 "Pink Unicorns don't exist" released.

Written for GNOME Activity Journal by Stefano Candori on 2011-01-26

On behalf of the Gnome Zeitgeist team I am proud to announce the release of Gnome Activity Journal 0.6.0 "Pink Unicorns don't exist".

2011-1-23: GNOME Activity Journal 0.6.0 "Pink Unicorns don't exist"
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* General New features
 - Added drag and drop support to the three views (LP: #553385).
 - Added drag and drop support to the bookmark/pin area (LP: #365048).
 - Improved items preview adding information tooltip. (LP: #561863).
 - Added tooltip for peeking quickly into categories.
 - Added preview for Audio items.
 - Added appindicator/Tray icon support.
 - Added support for Xchat.
 - Added support for Bazaar version control system.

* Eye candy tweaks
 - Added "welcome screen" showed when the Activity Journal starts and loads the items.
 - Go to Today button always highlighted.
 - Path's label clickable in MoreInformation window (LP: #532303).
 - Usability tweaks to the views toolbar.
 - Item's categories becomes coloured when containing a searched item.

* Bug fixes
 - Fixed bookmark/pinning feature (LP: #680653).
 - Fixed support for RECEIVE_EVENT (LP: #667870).
 - Fixed day's part timerange (LP: #655045).
 - Fixed crash caused by gstreamer (LP: #705545).
 - Fixed problem with dialog windows (LP: #706543).
 - Fixed title of MoreInformation window(LP: #706544).
 - Fixed video previews problem.
 - Fixed visualization bug in TimeLineView.
 - Fixed internationalization and localization problems.

* Misc
 - Added support for DELETE_EVENT (fx. deleted Tomboy's notes aren't showed).
 - Cleaned up code (fixed some gtk and gio warnings, remove unused code).
 - Added new translations (ast, it, el, eo, et, eu, ko, sl, zh_TW).

Cheers,

Stefano Candori

Updated on 2011-01-26.

GNOME Activity Journal 0.5.0.1 (Bugfix release)

Written for GNOME Activity Journal by Siegfried Gevatter on 2010-09-18

On behalf of the GNOME Activity Journal team, I am proud to announce the immediate availability of GNOME Activity Journal 0.5.0.1 codenamed "Bazaar". This is a bug-fix release published as a follow-up for GNOME Activity Journal 0.5.0.

 - Updated Hamster-specific code to use the new ontology from Zeitgeist 0.5.0
   (LP: #641148, Debian bug #591267).
 - Catch exception trying to extract a non-existant thumbnail from an
   OpenDocument file (LP: #535440).
 - Fixed a possible issue with "%20" being used in filenames.
 - Some minor changes (relabeled "Goto Today" to "Go to Today", added missing
   tooltips to toolbar icons).
 - Removed superfluous debugging (timing) information.
 - Updated several translations.
 - Removed Zeitgeist version check for Zeitgeist 0.5.0 compatibility (as it
   reports a wrong version number).

Updated on 2010-09-18.

GNOME Activity Journal 0.5.0

Written for GNOME Activity Journal by Siegfried Gevatter on 2010-08-24

THIS RELEASE

Since the last release, we included some new features (but postponed others). Alongside multiple bug fixes, major changes and features include:

 - Improved start-up time
 - Better support for Tomboy and websites
 - An experimental toolbar (screenshots below) providing:
  * Access to “MultiView”, “TimelineView”, and “ThumbView”
  * Improved search tool (please let us know, what you think of it)
  * Preferences (experimental Blacklists extension)
 - Makeover of the visual appearance

NEXT RELEASES

What to expect with the next releases:

 - A highlighting of categories containing search results
 - Category tooltip, so that users can peek into collapsed categories
 - More tooltip previews
 - Improved widget caching
 - Search on all views
 - Improved search experience
 - More keyboard shortcuts
 - Accessibility

Updated on 2010-09-18. Read more

GNOME Activity Journal 0.3.4.1 "Python 25.. Argh!" has been released

Written for GNOME Activity Journal by Randal Barlow on 2010-05-02

This release resolves an error when using python 2.5 due to its lack of new style string formatting

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