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The GNOME 2.29.4 Development Release is now available

And here comes 2.29.4, just in time for the holiday season. It's a few hours late, but there were several build issues this time. But if you take all the right tarballs, this should now be okay :): And you'll enjoy some cool stuff, like an updated nautilus with its changed focus (see discussion on nautilus-list), or various modules like gnome-control-center with tons of bug fixes. You can also take a look at gnome-keyring which has changed quite a bit internally... There are definitely many changes in there, so it's a good time to do some deep testing!

You all know what you have to do now. Go download it. Go compile it. Go test it. And go hack on it, document it, translate it, fix it.

The release notes that describe the changes between 2.29.3 and 2.29.4 are available. Go read them to learn all the goodness of this release:

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This release is a snapshot of development code. Although it is buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking purposes. GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate development status.

For more information about 2.29, the full schedules, the official modules list and the proposed modules list, please see our 2.29 page:

Also take a look at the abbreviated schedule reminder page at:

We hope you'll love it,

The GNOME Release Team