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GPaste 3.20 released

by Marc-Antoine Perennou on March 23, 2016

Tagged as: GPaste, release, clipboard, gnome.

It’s available there, get it while it’s hot!

This release is for using with with GNOME 3.20.

What’s new?

  • Relicensing from GPL-3 to BSD-2
  • Detect the presence of more features at runtime instead of compile time
  • The gpaste-client cli has been mostly rewritten
  • gpaste-client file now supports adding images to the history
  • The legacy gpaste cli is gone
  • gnome-shell extension cleanups and compatibility with 3.20
  • automake 1.15 is required
  • pkg-config 0.27 is required
  • gtk+ 3.20, vala 0.32 (if –enable-vapi) and gobject-introspection 1.48 are required
  • gpaste-ui now has a “new” button to add new contents to the clipboard
  • The daemon now reexecs itself on SIGUSR1
  • Avoid having two passwords under the same name in history
  • libgpaste now logs into its own G_LOG_DOMAIN
  • GPaste components now write their pid to a file
  • A new tool is provided for debugging, but not installed: clipboard-watcher
  • systemd user units are provided
  • Build system cleanups
  • Outdated translations have been dropped
  • gobject-introspection fixes
  • Fix style with gtk+ 3.20
  • Implement the new shotcut window from gtk+
  • Various code cleanups

And don’t forget to run gpaste-client dr aka gpaste-client daemon-reexec after upgrading GPaste to activate new functionalities ;)

You then can run gpaste-client daemon-version to check that the correct daemon is running.


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