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0.4.17 release from the trunk series released 2013-09-26

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Upped version to 0.4.17
Fix Wallbase collections URLs support

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Upped version to 0.4.17
Fix Wallbase collections URLs support

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0.4.16 release from the trunk series released 2013-09-25

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Append http: to links starting with //
Updated translation files
Quick access to quotes preferences
QuotesEngine: different notif. warnings when sites are down and when search criteria are bad
Changes to filters - removed charcoal, added soft blur
Option to reveal the clean image when using any effects
Upped version to 0.4.16
Added Recommended sources link under image sources list
Quotes: better search by tags for Goodreads; local files also support fortune file format
Mrgd in variety-plugins
Updated Wallbase dialog - simpler, allows entering keywords or URL
Updating WallpapersNetDownloader to work with current Wp.net site
Updating WallbaseDownloader to work with current Wallbase site
QuoteWriter now works on GTK thread (fixes potential SegmentationFault)
Proper handling of terminating ...

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Append http: to links starting with //
Updated translation files
Quick access to quotes preferences
QuotesEngine: different notif. warnings when sites are down and when search criteria are bad
Changes to filters - removed charcoal, added soft blur
Option to reveal the clean image when using any effects
Upped version to 0.4.16
Added Recommended sources link under image sources list
Quotes: better search by tags for Goodreads; local files also support fortune file format
Mrgd in variety-plugins
Updated Wallbase dialog - simpler, allows entering keywords or URL
Updating WallpapersNetDownloader to work with current Wp.net site
Updating WallbaseDownloader to work with current Wallbase site
QuoteWriter now works on GTK thread (fixes potential SegmentationFault)
Proper handling of terminating signals
Fix bad quotes in Cinnamon section in set_wallpaper

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download icon variety_0.4.16.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.16 tarball 19
last downloaded 2 weeks ago
Total downloads: 19

0.4.15 release from the trunk series released 2013-06-11

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Merged from trunk

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Merged from trunk

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download icon variety_0.4.15.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.15 tarball 1,061
last downloaded 16 weeks ago
Total downloads: 1,061

0.4.14 release from the trunk series released 2013-06-11

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Allow themeable indicator icon (looks for variety-indicator icon name). Updated translations.
Fixing UnicodeDecodeErrors when applying filters or clock
Enhanced LightDM support: more flexible in the case of encrypted home
Log exceptions in Util.makedirs. Minor test added.
Updates changes.txt, preparing to release 0.4.14
Fix get_wallpaper to better differentiate between MATE 1.6 and older
Bug 1173347: Remove sources button was not always showing menu
FolderChooser: show only basename, not full path
Custom FileChooser replaces the very buggy Gtk.FileChooserButton
Updated perform_upgrade functionality to reflect the changes to scripts and to wallpaper setting functionality
Removed unused apport and GSettings code (auto-generated by quickly)
Bug 1136025: Use trash-put (from trash-cli) for D...

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Allow themeable indicator icon (looks for variety-indicator icon name). Updated translations.
Fixing UnicodeDecodeErrors when applying filters or clock
Enhanced LightDM support: more flexible in the case of encrypted home
Log exceptions in Util.makedirs. Minor test added.
Updates changes.txt, preparing to release 0.4.14
Fix get_wallpaper to better differentiate between MATE 1.6 and older
Bug 1173347: Remove sources button was not always showing menu
FolderChooser: show only basename, not full path
Custom FileChooser replaces the very buggy Gtk.FileChooserButton
Updated perform_upgrade functionality to reflect the changes to scripts and to wallpaper setting functionality
Removed unused apport and GSettings code (auto-generated by quickly)
Bug 1136025: Use trash-put (from trash-cli) for Delete to Trash
Bug 1181628: Always use different filename on wallpaper update
Bug 1181736: use ~ for paths when possible when persisting config file
Add support for Cinnamon 1.8
Option for better LightDM support
Fix for #1171552: Guard set_wallpaper with a timeout to prevent from hangs
Merged: Add support for MATE 1.6
Add X-GNOME-Autostart-Delay=20 to autostart desktop file, should fix bug #1163172
Do not crash if gsettings schema org.gnome.desktop.background is missing
Filters can now use %FILENAME% and %FILEPATH% variables for image annotation
#1173636: Pass original filename as third parameter to set_wallpaper
Some more logging in VarietyWindow
Logging: add time; log all method calls when run with -vvv
Fix exception when deleting to Trash
Updated changes.txt

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download icon variety_0.4.14.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.14 tarball 7
last downloaded 31 weeks ago
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0.4.13 release from the trunk series released 2013-02-14

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Try/finally around some remaining threads_enter/threads_leave calls
Changed server options URL; Use Cache-Control header to avoid stale data from server
Adding translations: es, ru, bg
Minimum download interval increased to 1 minute; Serverside options support for Wallpapers.net downloader as well
Bugfix: Also clear prepared_from_downloads when prepared queues need clearing
Use try/finally around all places using Gtk.threads_enter/threads_leave to prevent from freezes in case of error
FB image publishing might sometimes fails without a valid reason. Solved by retrying up to 3 times.
Updated variety.pot
Auto-update set_wallpaper script on upgrade when it has not been modified by the user
Fix freezing when exceptions happen in update_indicator
Translations: Fix to Light/Dark translation c...

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Try/finally around some remaining threads_enter/threads_leave calls
Changed server options URL; Use Cache-Control header to avoid stale data from server
Adding translations: es, ru, bg
Minimum download interval increased to 1 minute; Serverside options support for Wallpapers.net downloader as well
Bugfix: Also clear prepared_from_downloads when prepared queues need clearing
Use try/finally around all places using Gtk.threads_enter/threads_leave to prevent from freezes in case of error
FB image publishing might sometimes fails without a valid reason. Solved by retrying up to 3 times.
Updated variety.pot
Auto-update set_wallpaper script on upgrade when it has not been modified by the user
Fix freezing when exceptions happen in update_indicator
Translations: Fix to Light/Dark translation context
Updated pot file
Minor fix: delay fetching of server options at start
Quotes were giving an error on KDE, installing python-gi-cairo fixes it - adding it to deps
XFCE was not refreshing wallpaper when using quotes or clock
Bug #1096630: Fix exception on first run when there is no current wallpaper image
Log to a file (~/.config/variety/variety.log), not only to console
Prettier approach to fetching serverside options; Added supoprt for server-defined Wallbase min intervals
Minor fix to the Remove... menu labels
Pressing Enter now works in the Add dialogs (no need to click OK)
Removing sources and files: take actions to remove the files from various queues
Remove sources menu to delete or not the downloaded files; initial version
Changes to AUTHORS and copyright notice in FacebookHelper
Bugfix: Proper clearing of prepared buffer when settings change
Support for showing a serverside-obtained status message in Preferences
Dynamic restrictions on how often Flickr API calls are made
More minor localization-related fixes
Upgrade handling support. Handle download folder changes on upgrade to 0.4.13
More options for the download folder - allow it to be an empty folder, or one used before for downloading
Translating to Bulgarian and fixing various localization issues on the way
Protect user files when changing download folder: Use a subfolder when DL dir is outside Variety's config dir
Bug 1084961: modifying the thumbs bar prefs was only hiding it, not showing it again with the new settings
Fixes for SVG: Util.get_size was failing; Run no filtering if the filter is empty (e.g. Keep original)

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download icon variety_0.4.13.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.13 tarball 1,294
last downloaded 10 days ago
Total downloads: 1,294

0.4.12 release from the trunk series released 2012-11-27

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Updated tips and changes txt
Bugfix: Save original wallpaper name when quotes are applied
Bugfix: a download was forcing the thumbs window to reshow when already hidden
Minor fix
Improvements related to image preparing; Minor bug-fixes
Trigger a download when too few images found; Livelier thumbs when showing folders, not only history and downloads (new downloads are auto-shown)
Merged in variety-instant-preferences
Fix: removed class Window was still referred at one place
Replaced some unnecessary timers with calls to GObject.timeout_add
Reordered prefs tabs. Command-line way to set options
Added UI preferences tab
Removed unneeded files
Stripping VarietyWindow from Quickly's boilerplate; Separate WelcomeDialog
Quotes: fix image scaling
Merged in lp:~peterlevi/variety/variety-quotes
Un...

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Updated tips and changes txt
Bugfix: Save original wallpaper name when quotes are applied
Bugfix: a download was forcing the thumbs window to reshow when already hidden
Minor fix
Improvements related to image preparing; Minor bug-fixes
Trigger a download when too few images found; Livelier thumbs when showing folders, not only history and downloads (new downloads are auto-shown)
Merged in variety-instant-preferences
Fix: removed class Window was still referred at one place
Replaced some unnecessary timers with calls to GObject.timeout_add
Reordered prefs tabs. Command-line way to set options
Added UI preferences tab
Removed unneeded files
Stripping VarietyWindow from Quickly's boilerplate; Separate WelcomeDialog
Quotes: fix image scaling
Merged in lp:~peterlevi/variety/variety-quotes
Unity qucklist added, initial version; Show Preferences if run again with no parameters - better launcher button behaviour
Commandline options to hide/show/toggle visibility of indicator icon and to show preferences
Added Rating option to main menu - optional (off by default)
Added funtionality to set image ratings
Filtering by rating added; Preparations for adding simple functionality to rate images
Ensure wallpaper is changed even if the current background is a solid color in Gnome/Unity
Minor fixes
Commandline options for toggling History and Recent downloads
Updated icons 14x14 and 16x16
Thumbs: back to showing 200 instead of 100
When appindicator is not present fallback gracefully to a GTK StatusIcon
Minor fix
Made strings translatable
Updated chnages.txt; Fixed unnecessary heavy preparing of images during purge_download_folder
Better prioritizong of new downloads to give equal exposure to refreshers and normal downloading sources
Added a Donate page and link in preferences

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download icon variety_0.4.12.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.12 tarball 646
last downloaded 11 weeks ago
Total downloads: 646

0.4.11 release from the trunk series released 2012-10-16

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Fix for WB
Minor bugfixes
Fix separators - call SeparatorMenuItem.new() instead of SeparatorMenuItem()
Option to choose between Copy to Fav, Move to Fav.
Option to choose between Copy to Fav, Move to Fav. Fixes to thumbs popup menu.
Use gvfs-trash for proper moving to trash, not custom file move operation
Bugfix 1064592: Preferences dialog too high for netbooks (1024x600px)
Bugfix 1065284: Thumbs: Auto-scrolling continues even after user pops a right-click menu or sets a wallpaper
Bugfix for 1064667: Variety doesn't fetch images urls from InterfaceLift - use a normally looking User-Agent for all requests
Bugfix for 1051743: Variety sometimes uses 100% of the CPU

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Fix for WB
Minor bugfixes
Fix separators - call SeparatorMenuItem.new() instead of SeparatorMenuItem()
Option to choose between Copy to Fav, Move to Fav.
Option to choose between Copy to Fav, Move to Fav. Fixes to thumbs popup menu.
Use gvfs-trash for proper moving to trash, not custom file move operation
Bugfix 1064592: Preferences dialog too high for netbooks (1024x600px)
Bugfix 1065284: Thumbs: Auto-scrolling continues even after user pops a right-click menu or sets a wallpaper
Bugfix for 1064667: Variety doesn't fetch images urls from InterfaceLift - use a normally looking User-Agent for all requests
Bugfix for 1051743: Variety sometimes uses 100% of the CPU

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download icon variety_0.4.11.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.11 tarball 185
last downloaded 28 weeks ago
Total downloads: 185

0.4.10 release from the trunk series released 2012-10-07

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Minor edit of Media RSS dialog text
Set proper Media RSS dialog title
Updated changes.txt for 0.4.10
Updated MediaRSS dialog; Thumbs: show less thumbs (100, not 200), but faster so dialog is fully responsive sooner
Minor fix - append to history only when image is not same as previous one
More work for EarthDownloader; Bugfix: sources Enable checkboxes were not always reacting to clicks
Live Earth sunlight map support, initial version
Simplified menu - moved rarely used playback items to a submenu
Display Source option implemented, initial version
URL-unquote and make safe local filename when downloading. More Picasa-specific rss fixes
Picasa RSS feeds - add imgmax=d parameter to feed URL to get full image resolutions
Wrap url in quotations when calling xdg-open with it
Recent downloads ...

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Minor edit of Media RSS dialog text
Set proper Media RSS dialog title
Updated changes.txt for 0.4.10
Updated MediaRSS dialog; Thumbs: show less thumbs (100, not 200), but faster so dialog is fully responsive sooner
Minor fix - append to history only when image is not same as previous one
More work for EarthDownloader; Bugfix: sources Enable checkboxes were not always reacting to clicks
Live Earth sunlight map support, initial version
Simplified menu - moved rarely used playback items to a submenu
Display Source option implemented, initial version
URL-unquote and make safe local filename when downloading. More Picasa-specific rss fixes
Picasa RSS feeds - add imgmax=d parameter to feed URL to get full image resolutions
Wrap url in quotations when calling xdg-open with it
Recent downloads view
#1048238 Fix fetching a file with same name as existing file
Media RSS feeds, initial support
Command-line options for next, previous, fav, trash, pause, etc. Can be used at start or passed via dbus to running instance

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download icon variety_0.4.10.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.10 tarball 179
last downloaded 40 weeks ago
Total downloads: 179

0.4.9 release from the trunk series released 2012-09-04

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Autostart: create .config/autostart if needed; Handle case when user sets local clock back in time
KDE support, initial version
Do not destroy preferences dialog, just hide it, cache it on start - shows much faster now
Thumbs menu: radio mark on the current size and position menu items
Initial wallpaper refresh in a Timer - faster start when filters are used
Minor fix: make prepare thread not wake every 30 seconds
Clipboard monitoring: option to bypass the whitelist
Separate filter and clock filter so that only clock filter is applied every minute (reduced CPU usage when both are used); Better icon (128 px, not blurry in gnome shell)
Persist last wallpaper change moment. Use it when change interval is >= 6 hours to ensure wallpaper changes regularly even between restarts; Fixed bug in h...

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Autostart: create .config/autostart if needed; Handle case when user sets local clock back in time
KDE support, initial version
Do not destroy preferences dialog, just hide it, cache it on start - shows much faster now
Thumbs menu: radio mark on the current size and position menu items
Initial wallpaper refresh in a Timer - faster start when filters are used
Minor fix: make prepare thread not wake every 30 seconds
Clipboard monitoring: option to bypass the whitelist
Separate filter and clock filter so that only clock filter is applied every minute (reduced CPU usage when both are used); Better icon (128 px, not blurry in gnome shell)
Persist last wallpaper change moment. Use it when change interval is >= 6 hours to ensure wallpaper changes regularly even between restarts; Fixed bug in history persisting - was persisting too much
Minor fix to comments in variety.conf
Marking of current file in thumbnails view
Proper listening for thumbs window closed event - updates the Close/Show history state

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download icon variety_0.4.9.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.9 tarball 42
last downloaded 19 weeks ago
Total downloads: 42

0.4.8 release from the trunk series released 2012-08-18

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Facebook - show image in publish dialog; Clock - apply on start, hide on quit; Bugfixes for Facebook and clock
Clock, initial version
Sharing on Facebook, initial version
Reread options from file just before Save, so as not to persist stale options
Better handling of dropping local images - do not fetch them, add them directly; Proper update of history view on fetch/add
Sharing on Facebook, initial support infrastructure
Beeter blur filter

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Facebook - show image in publish dialog; Clock - apply on start, hide on quit; Bugfixes for Facebook and clock
Clock, initial version
Sharing on Facebook, initial version
Reread options from file just before Save, so as not to persist stale options
Better handling of dropping local images - do not fetch them, add them directly; Proper update of history view on fetch/add
Sharing on Facebook, initial support infrastructure
Beeter blur filter

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download icon variety_0.4.8.tar.gz (md5, sig) 0.4.8 tarball 33
last downloaded 21 weeks ago
Total downloads: 33

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