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Available Now: GNOME 2.26.3

The GNOME developers, through Lucas Rocha, have announced early this morning in a press release that the last maintenance release of the popular GNOME 2.26 desktop environment is now available for download. Just like the previous maintenance releases, GNOME 2.26.3 is here mainly to fix many of the remaining bugs, but to also introduce a few interesting features.

"This is the last update to GNOME 2.26. It contains many fixes for important bugs that directly affect our users, documentation updates and also a large number of updated translations. Many thanks to all the contributors who worked hard on delivering those changes in time. We hope it will help people feel better in their daily use of computers!" - said Lucas Rocha in the press release.

Highlights of GNOME 2.26.3:

· Normalizing tracks in Brasero works now;
· Fixed some 7zip issues in File Roller;
· Improve performance for the Gnome Menus;·
· The Gnome Session now exits properly on shutdown or reboot;
· Improved seeking in AVI and Matroska video files for GStreamer Plugins Good;
· The cursor drawing for 64-bit platforms is now fixed on MouseTweaks;
· Totem can now auto-load cached subtitles that have spaces in their names;

For a detailed list with all the bug fixes and improvements in GNOME 2.26.3, please take a look at the official changelog.

A lot of other GNOME packages were fixed, updated or received new translations, so be sure to update your GNOME desktop environment to GNOME 2.26.3 as soon as possible. Below is a list with all the updated packages and their respective versions:

Anjuta, Brasero 2.26.3, Cheese 2.26.3, Ekiga 3.2.4, Empathy 2.26.3, Eye of Gnome 2.26.3, Epiphany 2.26.3, Evolution 2.26.3, Evolution Data Server 2.26.3, Evolution Exchange 2.26.3, Evolution Mapi 0.27.3, File Roller 2.26.3, GCalctool 5.26.3, Glade 3.6.7, Glib 2.20.4, Gnome Applets 2.26.3, Gnome Desktop 2.26.3, Gnome Keyring 2.26.3, Gnome Mag 0.15.7, Gnome Menus 2.26.2, Gnome NetTool 2.26.2, Gnome Panel 2.26.3, Gnome Power Manager 2.26.2, Gnome Session 2.26.2, Gnome System Monitor 2.26.2, Gnome Terminal, Gnome Themes, GStreamer Plugins Good 0.10.15, GTKHTML 3.26.3, Gucharmap, GTK+ 2.16.3, GTK-Sharp 2.12.9, Hamster Applet 2.26.3, libgweather, libsoup 2.26.3, libwnck 2.26.2, MouseTweaks 2.26.3, Orca 2.26.3, Pango 1.24.4, Pessulus 2.26.2, Seahorse 2.26.2, Seahorse Plugins 2.26.2, Tomboy 0.14.3, Totem 2.26.3, VTE 0.20.5.

The GNOME developers are also working on the 2.27.x version, which will become GNOME 2.28 in late September. Until then, you can download the GNOME 2.26.3 sources right now from here.

GNOME 2.26.3 Stable Sources
GNOME 2.27.3 Development Sources

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