Commit 1fcfec27 authored by Kalev Lember's avatar Kalev Lember
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Add generated NEWS file to git and update RELEASE instructions

This makes sure gnome-software gets ftp-release-list release notes --
they are generated from NEWS files in tarballs.
parent 0b1ae129
Version 3.26.2
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Released: 2017-11-09
This is a stable release with the following changes:
* Various fixes to cancellable handling, making it more robust to cancel
install/remove operations
* Fix a common crash in Fedora distro upgrades plugin
* Fix showing N+2 Fedora upgrades
* Fix flatpak updates inadvertently triggering a reboot
* Revert plugin GType registering changes that broke app "adopting"
* Various flatpak plugin fixes
* Various snap plugin fixes
* Bump fwupd required dep to 0.9.7 and support building with new 1.0.0 API
* Avoid erroring out for operations that return more than 500 results (distro
upgrades, getting gnome-shell extensions list)
* Fix a few memory leaks
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.26.1
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Released: 2017-10-02
This is a stable release with the following changes:
* Fix memory leak in "external appstream" plugin
* Don't translate an icon name in the Punjabi translation
* Fix critical warning in the fwupd plugin if the update URI isn't set
* Fix Addon categories not showing
* Fix crash in PackageKit plugin if reporting progress with no current
application
* Revert a change in the snapd plugin which can cause operations to fail or
hang in some situations
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.26.0
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Released: 2017-09-11
This is the first stable release for GNOME 3.26, with the following
improvements:
* Use the new fwupd API in 0.9.7 to avoid when a reboot is required
* Pass the complete proxy settings to PackageKit
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not crash when emitting an uncommon error message
* Do not show a critical warning with new versions of fwupd
* Do not show an error for a remote-less flatpakref application
* Don't refine PackageKit packages after we've been cancelled
* Fix a possible crash on 32 bit systems
* Fix GNOME Shell search results for snap applications
* Properly disable shell-extensions when not running GNOME Shell
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.91
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Released: 2017-08-21
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a simple donation button on the details page
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Allow plugins to say that installation cannot be cancelled
* Fix displaying the info bar for the Shell Extensions category
* Use first featured snap as the featured app
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.90
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Released: 2017-08-07
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a simple donation button on the details page
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not crash if the child schema is invalid
* Don't log a warning when clicking the the 'more results' search entry
* Fixed subcategory names localization
* Ensure flatpak remote names are valid
* Fix critical warning with new versions of the fwupd daemon
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.4
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Released: 2017-07-21
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add new rpm-ostree integration for Fedora Atomic Workstation
* Install the Flatpak runtime as part of the application install phase
* Split OS updates up into multiple sections and show the target version
* Support compatibility IDs when getting reviews from the ODRS
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Cancel plugin jobs if they take too much time
* Correctly find already installed flatpak runtimes
* Do not show an error for a flatpakref when broken remotes exist
* Don't show the screenshot section for runtimes
* Fix authentication prompt not showing when using snapd
* Make license buttons buttons actually look clickable
* Make the review moderator panel easier to use
* Only show snaps as sandboxed if snapd supports confinement
* Respect the per-user or per-system install preferences
* Return the correct installed state for user/system flatpak remotes
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.3
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Released: 2017-06-22
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a banner designer utility
* Add the initial support to support purchasable apps
* Automatically install flatpak icon themes and GTK themes
* Restyle the updates panel to have a separate sections
* Show a notification in the updates page when the OS is end of life
* Show recently updated applications on the overview page
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Add snap self tests and provide more data to the details panel
* Allow compiling with newer versions of meson
* Do not crash when sending progress reports while refreshing
* Don't trigger systemd for every single offline update
* Ensure all related flatpak applications get installed
* Ensure we use the gnome-desktop support if enabled
* Fix searching for codecs on Ubuntu
* Show a better status messages when downloading metadata
* Show a pulsing progressbar if plugins do not report progress
* Show the PackageKit interactive dialog when required
* Support updating metadata from multiple fwupd remotes
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.2
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Released: 2017-05-08
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Allow AppStream to be downloaded out-of-band per-user
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not initialize plugins in every instance
* Fix the 'Show Details' context menu item in GNOME Shell
* Use headerbar in toolbar-mode in Unity
* Do not allow plugins to set the origin title in the UI
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.25.1
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Released: 2017-04-28
This is an unstable release in the 3.25 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Truncate the search results if there are a large number
* Use the complete source as a search keyword
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Fall back to a stock icon for hardware drivers
* Fix a crash when removing an addon
* Fix a critical warning in the shell search provider
* Fix popular-overrides to show the correct applications
* Fix various failures to read from snapd
* Make offline updates work when online updates are available
* Never include the size of the runtime in the installed size
* Respect the install preference when for flatpakref files
* Use the developer name in preference to the project group
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.23.92
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Released: 2017-03-13
This is an unstable release in the 3.23 development series, with the following
bug fixes:
* Allow installing broken flatpakref files
* Do not reload the updates list when updates are in progress
* Reset the headerbar title when switching to the details page
* Unconditionally show things that are in progress in the Installed page
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.23.91
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Released: 2017-02-27
This is an unstable release in the 3.23 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add support for RuntimeRepo in flatpakref files
* Allow the user to restart the currently running gnome-software instance
* Never show components without AppData files
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Initialize progress to zero right before and after processing an action
* Animate the removal of live updates
* Add YaST as a default folder in gnome-shell overview
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.23.90
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Released: 2017-02-13
This is an unstable release in the 3.23 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Handle apt and snap URLs
* Show the updates panel with sections
* Sort the apps in the installed panel by kind
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Add a more detailed error message when AC power is required
* Do not hardcode the gnome-software application name
* Ensure firmware is downloaded when not cached
* Fix a rather large memory leak when loading Steam data
* Fix launching Flatpak apps after updating
* Install needed Flatpak runtimes when updating an app
* Only show the scary firmware warning for removable devices
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.23.3
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Released: 2016-12-15
This is an unstable release in the 3.23 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add an --install and --interaction CLI options
* Add the installed size of the apps in the installed view
* Always set a description for each notification
* Show an in-app notification when installed plugins are changed
* Use a set of stars to show the different star ratings
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Add a missing error check to fix a common crash on LiveDVD media
* Add thread locking in GsApp to fix some common crashes
* Allow upgrading to Fedora EOL releases
* Don't allow review actions when offline
* Ensure we actually schedule firmware updates for download
* Fix the getting of PackageKit and flatpak update details
* Hide some notifications when the new app is launched or the window is closed
* Hide the screenshot placeholder for input methods and langpacks
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.23.2
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Released: 2016-11-21
This is an unstable release in the 3.23 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a setting for downloading updates on metered connections
* Add content rating interface for games
* Add support for pending updates that are applied on demand
* Add support for the flatpak DefaultBranch feature
* Allow showing an application review without a display name
* Convert the modal failure dialogs to in-app notifications
* Switch to using the ODRS server hosted by GNOME
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Always get the newest screenshot for GNOME Shell extensions
* Avoid redownloading the same screenshots for different images
* Don't download updates when low on power
* Fix the growth in memory usage for every search request
* Never show a 'back' button when showing search results
* Show the search bar when the user does ctrl+f
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.22.2
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Released: 2016-11-07
This stable release fixes the following bugs:
* Large number of fixes and improvements for flatpak support
* Improved handling for flatpak repos with multiple branches
* Initial support for installing flatpakrepo files
* Fix a crash when searching for codecs
* Fix a crash when de-duplicating applications
* Speed improvements for loading appstream data
* Refactor snapd handling code using snapd-glib
* Show the search bar when the user does Ctrl+f
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.22.1
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Released: 2016-10-12
This stable release fixes the following bugs:
* Fix several issues with flatpak bundles
* Fix installing local packages
* Fix a crash when failing to get an installed flatpak ref
* Speed up loading the details and overview pages
* Switch to using the ODRS server hosted by GNOME
This release also updates translations.
Version 3.22.0
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Released: 2016-09-19
This is the first stable release for GNOME 3.22 and updates several
translations.
Version 3.21.92
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Released: 2016-09-13
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a new section name in the Addons category for drivers
* Add a plugin to match a hardware modalias
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not hide the origin when installing or removing an app
* Do not show the screenshot fallback image for firmware or drivers
* Fix launching app's details from the installed notification
* Fix showing the source line in the installed panel
* Unbreak the GNOME Shell search provider
* Use the same padding as a GtkStackSwitcher
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.21.91
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Released: 2016-08-31
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add functionality to enable non-free sources
* Show the device bootloader screenshot when required
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Always return consistent results by allowing plugins to share a cache
* Ensure the search text is showing when going back to search results
* Only enable the firmware 'Install' button when the device is in the right
mode
* Remove an app from the installed view when it's uninstalled
* Show percentage progress when installing firmware
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.21.90
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Released: 2016-08-15
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Limit the ODRS moderation queue to a specific language
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Correctly load .flatpakrepo files
* Don't get the download size for installed flatpak packages
* Fix showing the progress bar when installing apps
* Never try to modify the application name
* Only notify about upgrades once per month
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.21.4
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Released: 2016-07-18
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a cancel button and progress information to the details page
* Add a dialog to confirm upgrade removals
* Add support for authenticating in plugins
* Add support for snaps
* Enable gtk-doc generation for documentation
* Show a new-style category list on the overview page
* Show origin information when applications are available from multiple
sources
* Show sandboxing information for selected applications
* Show the star ratings in more places
* Support installing .flatpakrepo files
* Support launching applicatins using a appstream:// URL
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Allow plugins to be enabled and disabled at runtime
* Always show the 'MyLanguage' kudo when in en_US locale
* Correctly trigger systemd offline updates when only processing OS updates
* Disable app folders feature when run outside GNOME
* Do not show buttons on the search results
* Do not use deprecated CSS properties
* Do not use deprecated fwupd API
* Ensure reviews are shown in the correct order
* Fix a crash when double clicking files
* Fix several UX issues when upgrading
* Show the 'More Reviews' button in the details panel
* Try really hard to have two rows of important categories
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.21.2
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Released: 2016-05-23
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a --details-pkg option to the gnome-software binary
* Add support for flatpak packages
* Add a plugin to auto-add some license information
* Add depends, requires and conflicts at initialize time
* Add support for application key colors
* Export a set of headers to allow external plugins to be built
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not crash if plugins are badly behaved
* Do not directly load pixbufs in the AppStream plugin
* Do not unconditionally invalidate the updates list on hardware hotplug
* Find the best AppSteam component when matching any prefixes
* Fix crash due to network change before app activation
* Fix launching various KDE4 applications
* Support getting cached content from /var/cache and /usr/share
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.21.1
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Released: 2016-04-25
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add an initial loading panel when there is no metadata
* Add an outline ostree plugin that just adds remotes as sources
* Add an unreviewable application quirk
* Add initial Steam support
* Add support for app shortcut addition/removal
* Add support for GNOME Shell extensions
* Allow free-but-unspecified SPDX tokens
* Allow widgets to use custom CSS in a generic way
* Do the PackageKit refresh as a background transaction
* Hide "Software Sources" menu when its action is disabled
* Make the distro upgrades dialog match the new mockup
* Split the 'size' property into size-installed and size-download
* Use a link instead of a button for history
* Use AppStream files for the popular, featured and extra category data
* Use dpkg-deb info to create a GsApp when double clicking on a .deb file
* Use FwupdClient from fwupd 0.7.0
* Use GdkPixbuf to parse icns files
* Use gsettings to enable/disable the 'sources' action
* Use the Fedora themed image for the upgrade banner
* When there are no trusted sources mark everything as non-3rd-party
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Actually show the error dialog for an invalid file
* Allow all functions called by g_module_symbol() to fail
* Allow popular and featured apps to match any prefix
* Do not maintain a cache of applications in the plugin loader
* Do not make the ODRS plugin depend on xdg-app
* Do not re-request the distro-upgrade when switching pages
* Do not show ratings and reviews for some component kinds
* Do not show the distro-upgrade notification if the window is open
* Do not use the header bar on Unity
* Fix a crash when double clicking package files
* Fix live installing firmware
* Get the correct icon size when installing xdg-app bundles on HiDPI
* Hide the kudo details panel for non desktop components
* Load screenshots directly if their URLs point to local files
* Lower the limits for review text
* Make all the plugins more threadsafe
* Make the provenance plugin non-specific to Fedora
* Move header bar button creation into individual pages
* Move the Install & Restart button below the upgrade banner
* Never show star ratings on the category app tiles
* Only show one modal dialog at a time
* Only show the session manager restart if there were any non-live updates
* Properly support multi-line .deb descriptions
* Show a 'Install All' button when all the updates can be installed live
* Show a modal dialog when downloading the distro-upgrade failed
* Show the upgrades banner even if there are no updates to show
* Use a cache file to respect the fedora-distro-upgrades cache-age
* Use GFile instead of a filename when converting apps
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.19.91
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Released: 2016-02-29
This is an unstable release in the 3.19 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add an 'All' subcategory in the category shell
* Add ratings and review functionality for Ubuntu
* Install the xdg-app runtime as required automatically
* Show a confirmation dialog before reporting a review
* Show a guide label for the different star values
* Support installing local xdg-app bundles
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Correctly identify local packages with sources
* Do not add multiple search results for the same app
* Do not show xdg-app runtimes in the installed panel
* Escape markup before showing modal dialogs
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.19.90
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Released: 2016-02-15
This is an unstable release in the 3.19 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add end-user application review functionality
* Add support for upgrading the OS from one release to another
* Add support for xdg-app and Limba bundles
* Add tags to applications, and explain them in the details page
* Update the list of featured applications on the front page
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Add a missing tag to the software center metadata file
* PackageKit support is now optional
* Temporarily remove the remove button in the sources dialog
* Use versioned user cache directories to pick up new screenshots
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.19.4
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Released: 2016-01-15
This is an unstable release in the 3.19 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add a link to Wikipedia to explain proprietary and public domain software
* Allow administrators to override the default popular applications
* Improve the interface for device firmware updates and some can be done live
* Make sure Characters and Disks show up in Utilities
* Show 3rd party applications in the search results
* Show a nicer installation dialog when installing local files
* Speed up the application first-start and also speed up switching pages
* Try to show if an application is free software
The following bugs are also fixed:
* Do not crash on refresh if the fwupd daemon is not available
* Fix installing web applications
* Rework several windows to fit better on small screens
* Use the correct user agent string when downloading firmware
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.18.3
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Released: 2015-11-05
This stable release fixes the following bugs:
* Use the correct user agent string when downloading firmware
* Fix a crash in the limba plugin
* Fix installing web applications
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.18.2
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Released: 2015-10-15
This stable release fixes the following bugs:
* Fix a regression that could lead to never finding any updates
* Fix an issue with getting package details for apps without AppData
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.18.1
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Released: 2015-10-13
This stable release fixes the following bugs:
* Do not force the cache refresh and delete otherwise valid packages
* Fix several potential crashes when navigating and when installing
* Get the new application icon for local packages after installation
* Improve cold start time by only parsing AppStream data once
* Make sure Characters and Disks show up in Utilities
* Only download the fwupd metadata signature once per day
* Show an empty space for no category results
* Show applications without AppData in the installed panel
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.18.0
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Released: 2015-09-21
This is the first stable release for the GNOME 3.18 desktop!
Version 3.17.92
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Released: 2015-09-15
This is an unstable release in the 3.17 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Fix getting firmware updates by parsing the metadata correctly
* Make the application menu path correct in RTL locales
* Don't keep the application running forever when run as a search provider
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.17.91
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Released: 2015-09-03
This is an unstable release in the 3.17 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Better theming for the category sidebar
* Use standard size icon in the about dialog
* Support mouse back button for going back in dialogs
* Fix incorrect alignment on the front page in RTL languages
* Misc other minor bugs fixed
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.17.90
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Released: 2015-08-19
This is an unstable release with the following bugs fixed:
* Use CSS to style the error message details
* Correctly align labels in the Add to Folder dialog
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.17.3
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Released: 2015-08-12
This is an unstable release in the 3.17 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Add basic support for Limba bundles
* Automatically download new firmware metadata from LVFS
* Hide updates UI on managed systems
* Show a new notification when security updates remain unapplied
* Show installation progress when installing applications
* Use some new applications to the picked category
Bugs fixed in this release:
* Do not show applications that are not available when searching by category
* Don't crash when launching an app that has no desktop ID
* Don't show applications without AppData in the category view
* Fix a possible race and crash when loading icons
* Fix locking in the AppStream code to fix several crashes
* Use better error messages on offline update failure
* Withdraw the notification when prepared update gets invalidated
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.17.2
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Released: 2015-06-05
This is an unstable release in the 3.17 development series, with the following
improvements:
* Make fwupd dependency automagic
Bugs fixed in this release:
* Fix a regression from the previous unstable release that made it impossible
to install updates
* Fix a crash in the screenshot loader
* Fix a crash in the sources dialog
* Fix a crash when installing rpms that lack description
* Wrap long descriptions in the update dialog
This release also updates translations for many languages.
Version 3.17.1
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Released: 2015-05-25