GTK+ 2.8.2 released
Posted on: 08/24/2005 07:47 PM

GTK+ 2.8.2 is now available for download at:

gtk+-2.8.2.tar.bz2 md5sum: 5b8b6d24f9f24469f96934b6efcc34b9
gtk+-2.8.2.tar.gz md5sum: 9a0bb41b1c5e9993a1f5dd394c2e3434

This is a quick followup release to fix a few bugs in 2.8.1

What is GTK+

GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites.

GTK+ has been designed from the ground up to support a range of languages, not only C/C++. Using GTK+ from languages such as Perl and Python (especially in combination with the Glade GUI builder) provides an effective method of rapid application development.

GTK+ is free software and part of the GNU Project. However, the licensing terms for GTK+, the GNU LGPL, allow it to be used by all developers, including those developing proprietary software, without any license fees or royalties.

Where to get more information about GTK+

Information about GTK+ including links to documentation can be found at:

An installation guide for GTK+ 2.8 is found at:

Common questions:

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.8.1 to GTK+ 2.8.2
* Fix a crash with custom icon themes, which affected
the gnome-theme-manager. [Kjartan Maraas]
* Make sure font and cursor settings are propaged down

Matthias Clasen
August 24, 2005

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