One Dianara v1.2.5 coming up!

December 16, 2014

Hi! As planned, here’s a new release of Dianara for the end of the year.

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Some of the main new features are the new Mentions and Actions feeds, which are basically the same as the Meanwhile feed, but with only activities addressed to you, and only activities done by you. Then, the expandable labels. Some of the information labels such as the “10 minutes ago” or “7 likes” in posts will expand when clicked, to show extra information. Some parts of that extra information was available previously in tooltips, but now that extra information might contain clickable links, too, such as user names.

Also, the way of showing when a post got to your timeline via sharing is clearer and more informative, and pasting a link that looks like it’s pointing to an image will ask if you wish to insert it as a regular link or as a visible image.

Changes

Main changes since v1.2.4:

  • Mentions and Actions feeds. Access them via keyboard with Control+1/2/3 (keyboard shortcut to reload Meanwhile feed has been changed to F2).
  • Made some of the labels expandable; they will show extra information when clicked.
  • Offer to insert links to image files as embedded images, when pasting.
  • Very long post titles will be cut when posting.
  • Shared posts now show sharer’s information in a wide line at the top.
  • Show warning when posting only to Followers, but having none.
  • Added new configuration categories, and rearranged some options.
  • Added option to show post client information directly.
  • Option to insert basic tables in messages.
  • Avatar menus now sync their Follow/Unfollow option based on global contact list changes.
  • Added more fallback icons.
  • Added Control+Enter shortcut for the “Done” button when selecting specific recipients for a message.
  • Enhancements in the experimental group support.
  • Added a few changes to support GNU Mediagoblin‘s upcoming Pump.io API. You’ll be able to use Dianara to post to Mediagoblin sites once its 0.8.0 version is out.
  • Added links to the Pump.io User Guide (https://github.com/e14n/pump.io/wiki/User-Guide).
  • Fixed #4: some memory leaks, thanks to a patch by Gregor Herrmann.
  • Fixed wrong order in list of likes in posts.
  • Fixed extra spaces inserted when creating links in the middle of some existing text.
  • Other small fixes.

Dianara 1.2.5 is available in English, Catalan, Spanish, Italian and German languages. There’s a partial Polish translation included.

More translators would be welcome to translate it to more languages, of course 😉

Get it

Dianara is available in the repositories of several GNU/linux distributions. At this time, at least Debian Testing/Sid, Mageia 4 and later, Chakra, Ubuntu 13.10 and later, KaosX and openSuse 13.2 and later. Thanks to all the great packagers who make this possible! 😉

You can find Fedora packages at HowCanUHaveMyUsername’s repo.

For Archlinux, you can find Dianara on the AUR, and for Gentoo, you can use the ebuild.

As for other platforms, LuisGF, a fellow pumper, provides builds of Dianara for MSwindows and is working on builds for OSX.

 

You can get the code from Qt-apps.org: http://qt-apps.org/content/show.php/Dianara?content=148103.

If you need or wish to build from source, check the INSTALL file for details on how to build it and the necessary dependencies.

 

Cheers!

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Revisit your past: Dianara v1.2.4 is out!

October 20, 2014

Another almost-monthly release.

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The main new features are the page selector, which you can use to jump to any page in your timeline (you can go to your first post directly, for instance), and the (optional) snippets in the Meanwhile feed. By default, snippets for the activities will be shown when the activity is highlighted, except if the activity is yours. This mostly means you’ll be able to see a part of a comment to one of your posts, or a comment matching one of your highlighting filters, for instance, directly on the side panel.

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Changes

Main changes since v1.2.3:

  • Optional snippets in the Meanwhile feed, with configurable character limit.
  • Clicking the button that shows the page number at the bottom of a timeline (or pressing Control+G) will open a window to jump to any page.
  • Menu option to enable/disable timeline auto-updating.
  • New status bar icon indicates initialization stage and state of auto-updates. Clicking it will also toggle the state of auto-updates.
  • Tray icon shows how many of the new messages are also highlighted.
  • Names of recipients are shown as links in the Publisher, so hovering over them will show their addresses in the status bar.
  • More logging, specifically during initial client registration and the authorization token process.
  • Settings dialog switched from tabs to stacked view, to have more categories in the future.
  • Added a TRANSLATING file, with instructions for new translators.
  • Fixed quoting texts containing “<” and “>”.
  • Fixed long shutdown time.
  • Other small visual changes and fixes.

 

Dianara 1.2.4 is available in English, Catalan, Spanish and Italian languages. Partial German and Polish translations are included.

More translators would be welcome to translate it to more languages, of course 😉

Get it

Dianara is available in the repositories of several GNU/linux distributions. At this time, at least Debian Testing/Sid, Mageia 4/5, Chakra, Ubuntu 13.10/14.04, KaosX and openSuse Factory. Thanks to all the great packagers who make this possible! 😉

You can find Fedora packages at HowCanUHaveMyUsername’s repo.

For Archlinux, you can find Dianara on the AUR, and for Gentoo, you can use the ebuild.

As for other platforms, LuisGF, a fellow pumper, provides builds of Dianara for MSwindows and is working on builds for OSX.

 

You can get the code from Qt-apps.org: http://qt-apps.org/content/show.php/Dianara?content=148103.

If you need or wish to build from source, check the INSTALL file for details on how to build it and the necessary dependencies.

 

Cheers!


Dianara v1.2.3 released! Yes, that’s a real version number.

September 6, 2014

Once again, another small release of this pump.io client.

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The most notable new features are font configuration, the option to send direct messages to people from the avatar menus, and the button to open ‘parent’ posts. You’ll see the ‘Parent’ button if a post in your timeline is actually a reply to something else. This can happen if someone shares a comment, for instance.

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Changes

Most of the changes since v1.2.2:

  • Configurable fonts.
  • Ability to open the parent post for posts in the timelines, if they were replies to something, such as a shared comment appearing in the timeline.
  • Option to send a message to a contact directly from the avatar menu and from the contact list.
  • Show your user ID in popup notifications. Useful if you run more than one instance of Dianara for different accounts.
  • Show total number of items in timelines, in the tooltips of their tabs, and the total number of pages with the current page number, at the bottom.
  • Show how many Meanwhile items are highlighted, among those that are new.
  • Some settings in Configure dialog have been rearranged.
  • Filter comparison for “Activity description” removes links from it, allowing for simpler rules.
  • More details about post location, in the tooltip of the location name.
  • Fixed Meanwhile feed growing very wide sometimes.
  • Fixed Edit button not working on posts opened in separate window.
  • Other bug fixes and minor changes.

 

Dianara 1.2.3 is available in English, Catalan, Spanish and Italian languages. Partial German and Polish translations are included.

More translators would be welcome to translate it to more languages, of course 😉

Get it

Dianara is available in the repositories of several GNU/linux distributions. At this time, at least Debian Testing/Sid, Mageia 4, Chakra, Ubuntu 13.10/14.04, KaosX and openSUSE Factory. Thanks to all the great packagers who make this possible! 😉

You can find Fedora packages at Metal Biker’s repo.

You can also find Dianara in Archlinux’s AUR, and there is a Gentoo ebuild.

Also, a fellow pumper, LuisGF, provides builds of Dianara for MSwindows and is working on builds for OSX.

 

You can get the code from Qt-apps.org: http://qt-apps.org/content/show.php/Dianara?content=148103.

If you need or wish to build from source, check the INSTALL file for details on how to build it and the necessary dependencies.

 

Cheers! o/


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