ANNOUNCE: ristretto 0.1.0 released

Stephan Arts stephan at
Thu Oct 6 21:35:51 CEST 2011

ristretto 0.1.0 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: 44c550270500f877d876e803b666c443f8d9674b
   MD5 checksum: 4df4e5e44221940d4c373f51ac1b5cdb

What is ristretto?

Ristretto is an image-viewer for the xfce desktop environment.


Release notes for 0.1.0

Finally, after a few months of development, a new version of ristretto
is ready for release

The following changes were made since 0.0.93

- Fix bug #3640 (During GIF animation shows a little arrow icon)
- Fix bug #5977 (Add key-bindings for using the arrow buttons)
- Fix bug #6266 (Can't set the image as wallpaper)
- Fix bug #6910 (Patch for translation of menu-items)
- Fix bug #7068 (Segfault after deleting a file from it)
- Fix bug #7390 (Ristretto should not hard-code the documentation
install path)
- Fix bug #7391 (Ristretto 0.0.93 is missing an include)
- Fix bug #7424 (Patch to add shortcut (q))
- Fix bug #7689 (ristretto freezes after selecting the show thumbnail
bar option)
- Fix bug #7730 (Checking Open entire folder on startup seems to have no
- Fix bug #7776 (Ristretto hangs after start)
- Fix bug #7817 (f as additional keyboard shortcut for fullscreen)
- Fix bug #7882 (Memory leak when navigating through a set of images)
- Fix bug #7884 (Strange behavior with open-entire-folder set to TRUE)
- Fix bug #7954 (Fix multiple-monitor support for xfdesktop)
- Fix bug #7960 (Improve image zoom)
- Fix bug #7962 (Some strings are untranslatable)
- Emit the 'iter-changed' signal when the image-list is empty.
- Add 'Clear private data' dialog, for clearing the recently-used list.
- Improve the 'Set Wallpaper' dialog for setting the wallpaper on
- Add an option to 'inverse' the zoom-direction when scrolling.
- Set the maximum render-quality to the screen-size, this improves the
render-speed and reduces the memory-usage of ristretto.
- Limit the maximum-scale to 400% or the window-size (whichever comes
- Limit the minimum-scale to an image-size of 32x32 pixels 
- Improve the subpixbuf size calculation to reduce the anoying
black-borders when zooming in dramatically.
- Add tooltip to the delete button
- Add files opened from the cli to the recently-used list
- Move the image-iterator to the next image instead of the previous
image when closing.
- Open the first image from a folder when opening a folder from the
recently-used-items list.
- Re-implement the file-properties dialog. Open thunar's properties
dialog when thunar is available. Add a 'fallback' dialog for when  
thunar is not available
- Update the Gtk+ dependency to version 2.20 and the Glib dependency to
version 2.24

Kind regards,


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