#17 Hourly Backups
Update on what happened across the GNOME project in the week from October 29 to November 05.
Simple backups based on borg.
Sophie Herold says
Basic support for hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly backups has been merged into Pika Backup. Accordingly, the overview of configured backups has been updated to show the schedule status for each configuration.
View and clean metadata in files.
I released version 2.1.0 of Metadata Cleaner. It now allows adding whole folders at once and brings a few other improvements! Read the full release notes
Sam Thursfield reports
Rhythmbox can now be built with built with Meson instead of Autotools: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/rhythmbox/-/merge_requests/86
Philip Withnall reports
Toni Ruža implemented keyboard support for playing Hitori without a mouse (https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/hitori/-/merge_requests/34)
A Telegram client optimized for the GNOME desktop.
Marco Melorio says
Telegrand got a new contributor: Marcus Behrendt. He’s been doing a lot of awesome contributions. An handful of his work in the past few weeks:
- Implemented the registration of a new Telegram account
- Implemented login using QR Code
- Implemented the password recovery and reset account functionality
- Added the previews of new message types in the sidebar
- Various cleanups and performance improvements
Matrix messaging app for GNOME written in Rust.
Alexandre Franke says
To adapt to changes in libadwaita, Marco Melorio removed a deprecated class. In the meantime, enterprisey fixed the build by updating the Matrix Rust SDK dependency and improved Secret Service error handling.
After being away for a few month, Kévin Commaille came back with a blast. No less than three MR already, and I have a feeling he’s only getting started:
As usual, Julian reviewed and merged all the above work, and did some of his own:
See you next week, and be sure to stop by #thisweek:gnome.org with updates on your own projects!