GTK+ 2.6.4 released
Posted on: 03/01/2005 12:50 PM

GTK+ 2.6.4 is now available for download at:

gtk+-2.6.4.tar.bz2 md5sum: 4749fce7b082b784a71a076aa586dc25
gtk+-2.6.4.tar.gz md5sum: 4227cd1a14ab957a3ae85ee7bdfb22df

This is a bug fix release and is source and binary compatible with 2.6.0.

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 pdevelopers, 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+ 2.6 is found at:

Common questions:

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.6.3 to GTK+ 2.6.4
* Move a lot of const data to the .rodata section [Matthias Clasen]
* Make caching of .icon files work again [Alexander Larsson]
* Fix many translations of our single Q_() message
to not include the prefix [Christian Persch]

A list of all bugs fixed in this release can be found at,157392,75754

March 1, 2005

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