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vendredi 30 septembre 2005 : Mozilla Firefox goes beyond Internet Explorer browsers yearly statistics

Results : Mozilla Firefox in now in front of Internet Explorer ! Last year, Internet Explorer had a 75% share on this site.

What a good news !

The last Mozilla Firefox figures for Europe

dimanche 4 septembre 2005

WinLibre Summer of Code results

The Summer of Code was a big success for WinLibre.

We've got new code from this program, and we've gained new developers.

From the original 10 projects, 9 have succeeded and 1 has failed.

Here are some highlights:

New software


Final Touch is a GPLed image manipulation tool for Windows developed by Noemi Tojzan.

It features an user friendly GUI, automatic filtering with high quality processing, image adjustments and enhancement tools, special effects and video processing

Sneaky Snakes

The Sneaky Snakes is a new addictive Snake game written in Python by Michael Rybak. It's actually running on Windows, Linux and MacOSX.


Xaze is a space shooter game for Windows and Linux written by Joseph Gentle


BingleBall is an action and strategy game written by Ethan Jucovy.

New Distribution


MacLibre is an Open Source Software Distribution for Mac OS X developed by François Perche.

It is to Macintosh what WinLibre is to Windows.

WinLibre internals

This 4 projects are written in Python. Their code base will be soon merged in order to become one of the next WinLibre release.

Control Center

The control center, written by Joey Freund, will become the WinLibre's user interface. It features: launch each of WinLibre’s programs, display news items from WinLibre’s website, launch the updater tool, easy access to various web services such as Wikipedia, Google and more...


The WinLibre updater allows reliable and painless update of existing installations. It's written by Gil Tal.


It's a python rewrite of the actual WinLibre setup coded by Bohdan Vlasyuk.

Python Rewrite

It's a python rewrite of the actual WinLibre setup coded by Bertrand Cachet



PyCD was intended to be an open source graphical interface to cdrecord.

mardi 9 août 2005

Good news from the Summer of Code

Final Touch, first public Beta annoucement

Final Touch is an image manipulation tool for Windows, developped by Noemi Tojzan for WinLibre sponsored by the Google Summer of Code program.

It provides a user friendly GUI, automatic filtering, high precission processing and some unique filter equations.

First Screen Shot


samedi 9 juillet 2005

WinLibre 0.4.0 beta1 is available : test it !

WinLibre 0.4.0 beta1 is available : download it and test it now !


New features

Internal features
  • Upgrade code to InnoSetup 5.0
  • Fixed categories names in .INI With translated title field
  • Packages dependencies handling
  • URL List's format changed in .INI files
  • More Mirrors for applications downloading
User features
  • Silent Install
  • Internationalization : German support
New applications
  • FreeMind 0.7.1
  • GanttProject 1.11.1
  • Open ClipArt 0.15
  • MP3Gain 1.2.5
  • UltraVNC 1.0.0 (TightVNC replacement)
New versions
Bug Correction
  • WinLibre Start page in FireFox : you can change the start page now !

lundi 27 juin 2005

Google Summer of Code : update

It's now time to start coding for the Google Summer of Code Program.

Google has allowed WinLibre project 10 slots ! It's amazing !

From now, 10 students are begining to work on WinLibre's future...

I hope we'll see some big improvement soon.

jeudi 2 juin 2005

WinLibre : Google Summer of Code

The Summer of Code is Google's program designed to introduce students to the world of Open Source Software Development.

This Summer, don't let your programming skills lie fallow...Use them for the greater good of Open Source Software and computer science! Google will provide a $4500 award to each student who successfully completes an open source project by the end of the Summer.

WinLibre has just been selected as a mentor organization.

WinLibre has a proposal list for the Google Summer of Code program.

If you are interested in this programm, contact me: pierrejean (point) coudert (at) gmail (point) com

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jeudi 7 avril 2005

The WinLibre's Wiki just got a Wiki based on DokuWiki.

Any page has now a footer link to a corresponding wiki page. This will be used to discuss and comment each page.
Ex: Firefox wiki page in English

Go directly to the Winlibre's Wiki start page

mercredi 30 mars 2005

Nvu page update

The Nvu page has been updated with new tutorial and forum links.

dimanche 27 mars 2005

"Support WinLibre" page updated

"Support WinLibre" page updated.

A new section, Write a comment or a review, asks every WinLibre's supporter to write something positive about WinLibre on the Web.

vendredi 10 décembre 2004

WinLibre 0.3.1 Release Candidate

WinLibre 0.3.1 Release Candidate has been released.


Change Log

  • Internationalization : Portugese support
  • New versions: Thunderbird 1.0, Audacity 1.2.3, Blender 2.35, VLC0.8.1, TightVNC 1.3.5dev6, ClamWin 0.37-3
  • Firefox : WinLibre startPage

lundi 8 novembre 2004 web site update

Logo WinLibre

New visual identity, new logo, new web site !

Take a look at it and give me your opinion.

You should have to reload the current page to display the site with the new stylesheet.

mercredi 27 octobre 2004

WinLibre 0.3.0 Beta2

This is again Beta-testing time with this 0.3.0Beta2 release.
This release implements all Winlibre 0.3 planned features:

  • Automatic French dictionaries installation for
  • English or French software installation in respect to chosen language
  • ChangeLog.txt Added
  • French Nvu 0.50 release added
  • Application update: 1.1.3, FireFox 0.9.3(fr) et 0.10.1(en), ThunderBird0.8 , Nvu 0.50 (En and Fr), Gaim 1.0.2, FilleZilla 2.2.8d, Blender 2.34, Gimp 2.0.5, Audacity 1.2.2, Inkscape 0.39, Clamwin 0.35-2
  • GTK 2.4.10 for Gaim and TheGimp

WinLibre 0.3 Beta2 Download:

Download it, Test it, and report bugs here!

jeudi 7 octobre 2004

Official WinLibre merchandise

The official WinLibre merchandise online-store is born !

All profit from anything sold there goes to supporting the WinLibre development.

So buy a WinLibre T-Shirt or Cap ;-)

vendredi 17 septembre 2004

Inkscape page modified

The Inkscape page, the vector drawing software, has now a link to the Open ClipArt Library Logo Open Clipart Library

This web site is an Open ClipArt Library. This ClipArts are in the public domain. Their file format is SVG. They can be used directly witn Inkscape.

vendredi 27 août 2004

WinLibre software of the day on Télé

Good news !

WinLibre is the sofware of the day on the french web site, Télé (fr) again.

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