September 2011


Terminator 0.96 released

Posted on Friday, 23 September 2011

I've just pushed up the release tarball and PPA uploads for Terminator 0.96. It's mainly a bug fix release, but it does include a few new features. Many thanks to the various community folks who have contributed fixes, patches, bugs, translations and branches to this release. The changelog is below:

terminator 0.96:
  * Unity support for opening new windows (Lucian Adrian Grijincu)
  * Fix searching with infinite scrollback (Julien Thewys #755077)
  * Fix searching on Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04, and implement searching
    by regular expression (Roberto Aguilar #709018)
  * Optimise various low level components so they are dramatically
    faster (Stephen Boddy)
  * Fix various bugs (Stephen Boddy)
  * Fix cursor colours (#700969) and a cursor blink issue (Tony Baker)
  * Improve and extend drag&drop support to include more sources of
    text, e.g. Gtk file chooser path buttons (#643425)
  * Add a plugin to watch a terminal for inactvity (i.e. silence)
  * Fix loading layouts with more than two tabs (#646826)
  * Fix order of tabs created from saved layouts (#615930)
  * Add configuration to remove terminal dimensions from titlebars
    (patch from João Pinto #691213)
  * Restore split positions more accurately (patch from Glenn Moss 
  * Fix activity notification in active terminals. (patch from Chris
    Newton #748681)
  * Stop leaking child processes if terminals are closed using the
    context menu (#308025)
  * Don't forget tab order and custom labels when closing terminals
    in them (#711356)
  * Each terminal is assigned a unique identifier and this is exposed
    to the processes inside the terminal via the environment variable
  * Expand dbus support to start covering useful methods. Also add
    a commandline tool called 'remotinator' that can be used to control
    Terminator from a terminal running inside it.
  * Fix terminal font settings for users of older Linux distributions