GTK+ 2.13.5 unstable release

This is the sixth development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

md5sum: 19a9127ec1d072444068acc90aca8085

md5sum: 91c1171c1407cc49af98f8fad1f4305c

Changes from GTK+ 2.13.4 to 2.13.5

– Use GIO for mime type sniffing when possible

– Handle paused printers and printers that don’t accept jobs

– Support building parts of the XML tree with the new functions

29 bugs fixed in this release!

GTK+ 2.13.4 unstable release

This is the fifth development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

md5sum: deece1a4392c929968da5c89507fc5fb
md5sum: 76961cfb01f7e7c2b5d82cdc83690234

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.3 to 2.13.4

  • Merge the GSEAL branch (see
  • GtkScaleButton has an orientation property

40 bugs fixed in this release!

GTK+ 2.13.3 unstable release

This is the fourth third development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.3.tar.bz2 md5sum: 4191b1f3d6239424556ebf2a92250ef6
gtk+-2.13.3.tar.gz md5sum: 6c2912e63dd491302f01026cc8130415

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.2 to 2.13.3

  • Support runtime font configuration changes
  • Use GIO for mime information
  • Use GIO directly for the file chooser, do not load filesystem implementation modules. This change causes some regressions on Win32, which will be addressed by improved Win32 support in GIO.
  • GTK+ no longer uses translations when the application is not translated to the current locale

20 bugs fixed in this release!

GTK+ 2.13.2 unstable release

This is the third development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.2.tar.bz2 md5sum: 2db81ad8485e84d7a3c297fcfdf173bb
gtk+-2.13.2.tar.gz md5sum: 57b57fa871734b7e727ebf4a65d7df83

Changes from GTK+ 2.13.1 to 2.13.2

  • Fix an oversight in the header cleanup that went into 2.13.1, which removed gtkmarshal.h from the set of headers pulled in by gtk.h
  • Add a function to retrieve the XID of a status icon, to allow notification bubbles to follow the icon

8 bugs fixed in this release.

GTK+ 2.13.1 unstable release

GTK+ 2.13.1 is now available for download. This is the second development release leading up to GTK+ 2.14.

gtk+-2.13.1.tar.bz2 md5sum: 16f57400a352aadda4b19f95aed14d0c
gtk+-2.13.1.tar.gz md5sum: 19875a16e2b1db06ac4d0e9744f0c3a4

Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.13.0 to 2.13.1

    Add GtkMountOperation, a subclass of GMountOperation that can show password dialogs when mounting volumes
  • Add GDI+-based pixbuf loaders for bmp, emf, gif, ico, jpeg, tiff, wmf
  • Add support for pixmap redirection, new api includes the gtk_widget_get_snapshot() function and the GtkWidget::damage-event signal and the lower-level gdk_window_redirect_to_drawable() and gdk_window_remove_redirection() functions
  • Add gtk_show_uri(), a replacement for gnome_vfs_url_show() and gnome_url_show()
  • Add a “changed” signal to GtkCellRendererCombo
  • Sync keysyms and compose sequences with recent
    • GtkBuilder

    • – supports custom stock icons
    • – supports Pango attributes in labels
    • GtkRecentManager

    • – uses GIO to monitor .recently-used.xbel
    • – limits the growth of .recently-used.xbel with a gtk-recent-files-max-age setting
  • Filechooser autocompletion has been reworked
  • The cups print backend displays printer status information
  • On OS X, accelerators are displayed using Unicode characters, matching the native behaviour
  • GtkIconTheme and GtkImage support GIcon
  • Bugs fixed: too many to list here. For the complete list, go to
  • New Blog for the GTK+ project!

    Since updating I have had a number of comments and one in particular asked for an RSS they could follow with information and news about GTK+. So, this blog has been set up to do just that.

    If there is anyone here that wishes to be added to be able to blog about new and cool things in GTK+, let me know, and I will add you. So far it is just me and soon to be andreas.