[As-users] Fedora 8 RPMS - AfterStep 2.2.8, fotox-0.37,

Jeff Krebs (jkrebs@tconl.com)
Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:29:36 -0500


Fedora 8 RPMS - AfterStep 2.2.8, fotox-0.37, stalonetray-0.7.6 and more.


The AfterStep Applets RPM repository has now been updated to include
AfterStep-2.2.8, fotox and stalonetray.


Notes on new versions and recent additions:

AfterStep-2.2.8: Many bug-fixes for this release: restart session, 
wharf position, gtk menu sorting, ASDocGen issues, and more.

For a listing of new AfterStep features, visit this link:

	
http://cvs.aftercode.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/afterstep-stable/NEW?rev=HEAD


fotox-0.37 is a program for improving image files made with a digital
camera.

	http://kornelix.squarespace.com/fotox/

The following functions are provided:

    * Show thumbnails of image files in a directory, navigate, choose
      files to view or edit.
    * Adjust overexposed or underexposed areas to improve visibility
      of detail (change brightness independently for different
      brightness levels).
    * Reduce fog or haze by removing "whiteness" and intensifying
      colors.
    * Edit whole image or an arbitrary area outlined with the mouse.
    * High dynamic range (HDR) photography: combine an underexposed
      and overexposed image to improve details visible in both bright
      and dark areas. Automatic image alignment.
    * Photo stitching or panorama: stitch two or more images together
      to make an ultra-wide image.
    * Simple image alignment and brightness / color matching.
    * Crop an image (choose the area of interest and cut-off the
      margins).
    * Rotate an image by any angle (level a tilted image, or turn in
      90 degree steps).
    * Resize an image, with convenience buttons for 2/3, 1/2, 1/3 and
      1/4 size.
    * Red-eye removal.


stalonetray-0.7.6 - STand Alone TRAY (notification area) implementation

	http://sourceforge.net/projects/stalonetray

Stalonetray is a stand-alone freedesktop.org and KDE system tray
(notification area) for X Window System/X11 (e.g. X.Org or XFree86).
It has full XEMBED support and minimal dependencies: an X11 lib only.
Stalonetray works with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager.


About the AfterStep Applets Repository:

This repository contains AfterStep, aterm, rxvt-unicode and over 60 
Wharf/Dockapps for use with AfterStep and WindowMaker.

In addition, there are some added utilities that work well under 
AfterStep.


Instructions for YUM installation can be found at:

http://www.afterstep.org/download.php?show=RPMS


As usual, these Fedora 8 RPMS can be found at:

ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/stable/rpms/RPMS/fc/8/i386


Source RPMS that should work with most versions of Fedora
(Core 3+) and other distros can be found at:

ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/stable/rpms/SRPMS


Feedback via the AfterStep User Mailing List is appreciated.


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