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 Gramps 4.0.2 (The "Welcome to our humble abode" bug-fix release) released.
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2013.11.08

Version 4.0.2, the "Welcome to our humble abode", has been released. This is a maintenance release for the next generation of Gramps, don't upgrade before verifying your system can run it.

Changes

  • Citation merge works better for all objects with citations
  • Fixed citations attached to family events
  • Fixed several crashes, hangs, and data corruption scenarios
  • Fixed bugs in determining whether a person is alive, potentially resolving private data leak via export or report
  • VCF export/import now support gender information
  • Several bugs with filtering fixed, most filters now support regular expressions
  • Fixed bug in Hebrew calendar date calculations
  • Fix some regressions on GEDCOM file format export and enhancement on CONT/CONC handling
  • Multiple fixes and improvements on gramplets
  • Multiple fixes in the narrated website and web calendar reports
  • Enhancements on date and calendar
  • Some fixes and improvements of the webapp
  • Fix on Database Differences module
  • Enhancements of the citation tree view (Sources category)
  • For add-on developers: improvements in User class interface
  • Polish and consistency on Gramps XML export
  • Bump XML schema to 1.5.1
  • Fixed several long-standing problems with report generation
  • Better support of RTL locales (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.) in GUI
  • Better support for language selection on some reports
  • Better way for displaying missing dependencies
  • Better spellchecking support
  • Platform-specific fixes for Mac and Windows
  • Add printing functionality for all geography views
  • New date handlers for Arabic and Greek
  • Translation updates (ar, cs, de, fr, lt, nb, nl, ru, sv) and translation-related fixes
  • Repaired and enhanced tests broken since 3.3.x, resulting in overall reliability improvements
  • Add a support for AppData
  • New command-line options -y/--yes and -q/--quiet


Installation status

  1. OS X: Mac OS X will see an official installer shortly after release with all components
  2. Linux: We expect Linux packages for different distributions. Gramps 4.0 will only work on distributions released since October 2012, use virtualbox for older distributions. Some optional dependencies are not available yet on most distribution at the time of release. If you want those, you need to install them from source, see Ubuntu derivatives walkthrough in the installation guide for these. Specifically for Ubuntu derivatives spell checking, geography view and exiv image data require installation of source components.
  3. Windows: Much work has been done the last months to obtain the stack needed for Gramps on Windows. A first AIO installer is available on the download page.

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 3.4.6 (The "The Answer to the Ultimate Question" bug fix) released.
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2013.10.28

Gramps team releases version 3.4.6.


See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 4.0.1 (The "What is washing when we are on the verge of a great scientific breakthrough?" bug-fix release) released.
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2013.06.24

Version 4.0.1, the "What is washing when we are on the verge of a great scientific breakthrough?", has been released. This is a maintenance release for the next generation of Gramps, don't upgrade before verifying your system can run it.

Changes

  • Gtk3: fix menu on person editor and Geography views, convert deprecated code for the indicator in entryfield
  • Gedcom: Fix crash on export when there are addresses, fix space on ID
  • Disallow bookmarking a source in the Citation Tree View
  • Better RTL support on Pedigreeview and position for gramplets
  • Fix bad scaling in address editor
  • Fix crash on ancestor chart report
  • Fix navigation issues with selected line
  • Fix size of the 'Tip of the day' dialog
  • Fix right-click on tables in Quick Views
  • Fix cursor corruption on Pedigree view
  • Improvements when exporting via CLI
  • Reports: Various fixes on dialogs, output file formats and cleanup on error messages
  • MacOS: Fix bad filename on Gramps URL, osm-gps-map revision, image paths, resource-path file, maclocale
  • Move the HTML resources from gramps/plugins/webstuff to Data and Images
  • Alternate Names in Person Details Gramplet (patch by Heinz Brinker)
  • New holidays, date and relationship handlers for Ukrainian
  • Enhancements for testing localized Relationship handlers (contribution by Fedir)
  • More names and events on data.gramps sample
  • Translations updated: cs, de, es, fr, hu, nb, nl, ru, uk, and new support for Arabic

Installation status

  1. OS X: Mac OS X will see an official installer shortly after release with all components
  2. Linux: We expect Linux packages for different distributions. Gramps 4.0 will only work on distributions released since October 2012, use virtualbox for older distributions. Some optional dependencies are not available yet on most distribution at the time of release. If you want those, you need to install them from source, see Ubuntu derivatives walkthrough in the installation guide for these. Specifically for Ubuntu derivatives spell checking, geography view and exiv image data require installation of source components.
  3. Windows: Much work has been done the last months to obtain the stack needed for Gramps on Windows. At the moment only a rough guide on source installation is present. We hope this will allow windows developers to construct an AIO installer as for the 3.4 version

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 3.4.5 (The "We have also developed a tomato which can eject itself when an accident is imminent" bug fix) released.
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2013.05.22

In order to fix one issue introduced in 3.4.4 and to continue support for the 3.4.x branch, the Gramps team releases version 3.4.5.

The important change:

  • Problem after upgrading to 3.4.4 from 3.3.1, 6746

Other changes are on reports:

  • Ability to keep custom filename on output, 6720:
  • Book report: Sub reports forget/overwrite their settings when trying to re-configure them, 6657:
  • End of Line Report options window - changing Output Format cause change active tab to "report options", 1780:
  • Various updated translations: de, es, fr, nb, nl, pl, sk

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 4.0.0 (The "The Miracle of Birth" new major release) released.
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2013.05.21

Version 4.0.0, the "The Miracle of Birth", has been released. This is a major release, don't upgrade before verifying your system can run it.

As one of the very first big ($5.4 million), multi-platform (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, ...), non-Gnome GTK applications, Gramps makes the jump to GTK 3. At the same time python 2.7 and python 3 are supported, though the last must still be considered experimental. Gramps 4.0 further uses distutils for distribution, so the install sequence is changed.

The Gramps developers have tried to make Gramps 4.0 as identical as possible to 3.4, so no data changes are done, nor are there big interface changes. In other words, a .gramps backup file of version 4.0 will open without problems in Gramps 3.4, giving users the possibility to fully try Gramps 4.0.

Don't be mistaken though, a huge amount of code is new and changed! In order to bring this release we thank the many developers who helped the GTK support on Mac, Windows and Linux forward. Note however, Gramps 4.0 will only work on a top of a very recent sortware stack. A Windows installer will probably not be available soon. In Linux current distro's don't contain the optional packages in the form Gramps 4.0 needs. All this should make clear you can safely keep using version 3.4 and wait for packagers to catch up. People who cannot upgrade the required components but want to use Gramps 4.0 should use it in Virtualbox.


Before Upgrade

Before you upgrade, make sure your family tree data is secure. The best way to do this is:

  1. Start Gramps 3.4
  2. Open your family tree
  3. Export the family tree to the gramps xml format or the gramps xml package format (which includes your photographs and other media files associated with your family tree data). Export your tree via menu Family Trees->Backup....
  4. Close this family tree and repeat the above steps for any other family trees you have
  5. Keep the resulting file(s) in a safe place

Overview of big changes

  • Conversion to GTK 3 and use of gobject introspection, GEPS 029
  • Support for python 3, GEPS 031
  • Code reorganization, GEPS 008
  • Autotools is no longer used for building Gramps, distutils is used, GEPS 026
  • Completely reworked localization handling

Overview of visible changes

See screenshots.

  • The Gramplet view has been renamed Dashboard. This to avoid an overload of the word Gramplet, and to make it more clear to new users what can be expected in this view
  • GTK 3 uses new themes, so users not on Gnome must set a nice GTK 3 theme to fully appreciate Gramps 4.0. Install a GTK 3 theme and set it. If Gramps looks ugly, you made an error in this step.
  • Different sidebar navigators can be installed
  • New Ancestor Fan Chart View and Descendant Fan Chart View, which offer a lot of insight in your family tree on a small space. Direct printing is available from these views.
  • All wizards are reworked, so the exporter dialog, help and bug report dialog are different from version 3.4, but offer the same functions
  • New To Do Gramplets listing all To Do Notes
  • More reports support output in a different language than the interface language
  • Narrative Web has been reworked to make it more stable.

Installation status

  1. OS X: Mac OS X will see an official installer shortly after release with all components
  2. Linux: We expect Linux packages for different distributions. Gramps 4.0 will only work on distributions released since October 2012, use virtualbox for older distributions. Some optional dependencies are not available yet on most distribution at the time of release. If you want those, you need to install them from source, see Ubuntu derivatives walkthrough in the installation guide for these. Specifically for Ubuntu derivatives spell checking, geography view and exiv image data require installation of source components.
  3. Windows: Much work has been done the last months to obtain the stack needed for Gramps on Windows. At the moment only a rough guide on source installation is present. We hope this will allow windows developers to construct an AIO installer as for the 3.4 version

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 3.4.4 (The "The Ministry of Silly Names" bug fix) released.
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2013.05.15

In order to fix some bugs introduced in 3.4.3 and to prepare for the imminent release of version 4.0.0, the Gramps team releases version 3.4.4.

We advise everybody on 3.x versions to upgrade to this latest and most stable of Gramps versions.

For all users on Linux versions older than October 2012, the 3.4 releases will be the last versions of Gramps that can be easily installed. Therefore, bug fixes will continue for the 3.4 series for at least another year.


Most important changes:

  • 6515 infinite recursion bug in narrative web generation
  • protection on family trees when using version 3.4 and 4.0 on the same PC (road to 4.0)
  • merging notes of media with citations now works
  • 6493: crash during Calculate Preview of a filtered XML export
  • fix annoying errors on navigation related to citations gramplet and tag object.
  • 6483: listing the Family Trees can corrupt them.

Other changes are:

  • various fix around handling Gedcom file format
  • fix citations and sources import on ProGen format
  • better date handling and better alternate translation support on some textual reports according to locale under windows
  • avoid Errors when setting wrong value as markup for invalid dates (Preferences)
  • fix paragraph layout on PDF format or print output
  • New: New-Zealand holidays
  • Polish and backport code on XML import (road to 4.0)
  • Regular expression rules now use search rather than match, fix design issues on regex filter rules
  • Disable/Enable indent spouse on descendants tree
  • fix regular expressions on Place filter rule
  • consistency on cli arguments (road to 4.0)
  • fix call of non-existant process on references proxy, enhanced tests on proxy filter
  • fix NarWeb creation via cli for some non-english locales
  • Various updated translations: ca, de, fr, it, nl, pt_BR, ru, sv, uk

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 4.0.0 Beta released.
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2013.04.06

One month after Gramps 4.0.0 alpha5, the Gramps Developers have released:

The first Gramps 4.0.0 beta release. This is a preview, so use for testing!"

It is recommended to use Gramps 4.0.0 with python 3.2 so as to be ready for the future (python 2.7 works though).

The dependencies for Gramps 4.0.0 are completely different than 3.4 due to the switch to GObject introspection, and the removal of autotools. So only install 4.0.0 if you are certain you can obtain the dependencies, see README and INSTALL.

Major enhancements in Gramps 4.0.0:

More info in the manual

Everybody is invited to update the manual to make it current!

Changes since alpha5:

  • solidify detection for locale and date environment
  • prevent DB corruptions related to environment (python and bsddb versions)
  • some fixes on bytes, python3, encoding issues
  • some fixes on CLI, draw and textual reports
  • bug fixes on interface, editors, widgets, tree models, handles manager
  • bug fixes on tools, exporter, name, quick views
  • fixes on proxies (references, filters)
  • fix on narrativeweb report
  • fix on book report
  • fix on grampletbar and citations gramplet
  • callback support for TAG class
  • improvement on version (versioning)
  • Gedcom: improvements on ADDR tag and Repositories support
  • better logging
  • better support for pro-gen file format
  • some updated translations


 Gramps 3.4.3 (The "Whenever life gets you down, Mrs. Brown" bug fix release) released.
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2013.03.19

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.4.3 of Gramps! "'Whenever life gets you down, Mrs. Brown'", a maintenance release.

The main changes are:

  • Sorting of names, places etc. uses the International Components for Unicode (ICU) libraries which resolves many bugs particularly on MS Windows, and ensures that sorting is the same for all platforms.
  • Addon checking and download works again.
  • A large number of fixes to Narrative Web. In particular, media objects attached to events and sources are now output.
  • Many other bug fixes.

Detailed changes are as follows (numbers in brackets refer to bug numbers):

  • Sorting (both in the main display window, and particularly in Narrative Web output) now uses ICU/PyICU (if that module is available). Inclusion of PyICU is 'strongly recommended'. This resolves a number of bugs particularly related to sorting of non-Latin characters, and sorting on MS Windows and Mac OS X. Some changes have been made in Narrative Web to support contractions for alphabetic indices (2933 3434 3933 4423 5088 5645 5767)
  • The automatic Addon checking and download now works once again (the location used in Gramps 3.4.2 and before had been changed, so the the automatic process was no longer working)
  • Import from Pro-Gen has been updated (at last) to take account of the change to Citations (in 3.4.0) (6195)
  • Import and Export of address fields in GEDCOM has been improved so that the round-trip works properly (6382)
  • GEDCOM Repositories not imported correctly from FTM for Windows and Heredis (6507)
  • Fixes to a number of errors in filtering notes (5058)
  • Fix some errors in determining whether someone is alive (e.g. for filtering out alive people) (4719)
  • Make availability of GraphViz settings depend on output format
  • Improve the descriptions and tooltip for GraphViz aspect ratio option
  • Fixed update problems with citation bottombar gramplet (6336)
  • Fixed Open Document Text output in Book report (6457)
  • LaTeXDoc.py fails to load (6514)
  • change the lock strategy and split transactions in Merge citation (06459)
  • Crash when attempting to use Book Report (6247, 6229)
  • A number of changes to Narrative Web:
    • Fix Media objects attached to Marriage events and Sources are not included in Narrative Web Site (6009)
    • restructure the families index so families are indexed under both spouses, and the family name is normalised
    • separate out Families section in individual and families pages so individual page links to the family page and family page links to both people
    • normalise links to families so the link is only displayed if the family page is present, and the gid is included when appropriate
    • remove highlighting of media subregions except in the media pages (it was confusing and not very well implemented)
    • include people whose surname is absent in the individual, surname and families indexes
    • html_escape names and surnames
    • always display media thumbnails for first image in Gallery list (in some cases they were suppressed if they had been displayed at the top of the page)
    • change partner and parent columns in families index to improve the layout of the HTML and put the comma between multiple partners in the right place
    • use event description (where present) instead of just event type in back references
    • fix bug in the way obj_dict and bkref_dict were initialised
    • fix missing document.png for missing media
    • fixed problems that bibliography ignores media attached to citations, so if that is the only 'interesting' thing about the citation, the citation media is not output
    • Replaced person link routine with one that takes into account whether there is a page for the person
    • Included repository reference media type and call number in the 'Repositories' section of the relevant source instead of the Repository page
    • Implemented a generalised back reference function to display the 'References' section of all pages. This recursively displays references till one is found for which a page exists
    • Removed list of people and families from heading of the event pages as these are now in the 'References' section
    • Fixed Narrated Web Site not copying Source Citations files such as jpg or pdf docs to web site (5968)
    • Fixed GRAMPS failed to insert jpeg image into proper place for an event" by displaying a thumbnail for citation media in the 'Source References' section (with a link to the media page) (5946)
    • Tidy up media pages - remove unused parameters, use list of media items generated in first pass (2365, 5905 and 6009)
    • Tidy up sources pages - fix numbering of repositories, remove unused parameters, fix title of individual source pages
    • Reset NarrWeb navigation menu layout when style sheet doesn't support it
    • Change Source Pages to use the list of sources generated by the first pass that finds objects to be output, and simplify references section on the Source page to use the references passed to it
    • Fix option to suppress Gramps ID (6237)
  • a number of technical changes to Narrative Web
    • Removed a lot of redundant code and parameters (mainly connected with the old way of determining the objects to be included in the report).
    • Movement of some large chunks of code within the source file and some initial work towards GEPS 022: Narrative Website Refactor. Functionality should be unchanged.
    • Moved routines for calculating objects to be output so they can be part of default list building classes
  • Various updated translations: da, de, es, fr, it, nb, nl, pt_BR, pt_PT, sv, uk

See the Changelog for more details.


 Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha5 released.
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2013.03.06

The Gramps Developers have released:

UNSTABLE Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha5 release.

Changes since alpha4:

  • Move to grampslocale, const
  • Move from pyexiv2 to GExiv2, metadata
  • Better log statements
  • Improvements on encoding, unicode
  • Consistency on dialogs and options (reports)
  • Some fixes on Web reports
  • PyICU integration, sort functions
  • OS specific: Mac, Windows
  • Geography views
  • Ability to use latest gtkspell version
  • Debug on tools, libs, DB stuff
  • Fixes on filename, filter, proxy and export assistant
  • New install script as launcher for UNIX-like OS
  • Improvements for thumbnails, gdkpixbuf under Windows OS



 Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha4 released.
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2013.01.26

The Gramps Developers have released:

UNSTABLE Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha4 release.

Changes since alpha3:

  • Impovements on installer
  • Better version handling with svn version support
  • Fix some OS and dependencies issues
  • Optional close button on gramplet bar tabs
  • Gramplets view becomes Dashboard
  • Add private column to views
  • Fix encoding issues
  • IO enhancements for XML import
  • Web app improvements
  • Consistency on Bookmarks, better Navigation and review on View models
  • New filter matching twins on a family
  • New ToDo gramplet
  • Better python 3 support
  • Ability to get better results by using PyICU
  • Bug fixes (book report, file formats, tools, etc …)
  • Some translation updates



 Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha3 released.
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2013.01.03

The Gramps Developers have released:

UNSTABLE Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha3 release.

This release should fix a major bug in upgrade code that causes broken family trees if you upgrade a family tree from 3.3.x.

Changes since alpha2:

  • ability to add a tag when importing. Adds preference, and tag on import for CSV, XML, and GEDCOM file formats.
  • improvements on setup.py
  • New URL for gramps-addons
  • better LANG variable management
  • better support for python 2 and python 3
  • bug fixes


 Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha2 released.
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2012.12.31

The Gramps Developers have released:

UNSTABLE Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha2 release.

This is a technology preview to allow plugin writers and packagers-installer writers to update their plugins and scripts. This release is not production ready, so use for testing!"

It is recommended to use Gramps 4.0.0 with python 3.2 so as to be ready for the future (python 2.7 works though).

The dependencies for Gramps 4.0.0 are completely different than 3.4 due to the switch to GObject introspection, and the removal of autotools. So only install 4.0.0 if you are certain you can obtain the dependencies, see README and INSTALL.

Major enhancements in Gramps 4.0.0:

More info in the manual

Everybody is invited to update the manual to make it current!

On 2012, there was around 2227 commits on code, making an average of more than:

  • 6 changes per day
  • 43 per week
  • 185 per month.


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 Gramps 3.4.2 (The "We're all individuals!" bug fix release) released.
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2012.10.28

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.4.2 of Gramps! "'We're all individuals!", a maintenance release.

  • Some fixes on NarrativeWeb report
  • Some fixes on book report
  • Improvement on database path interface and user's preferences
  • Consistency on Name display and regex support
  • Some platform-specific fixes for Windows system environment
  • Better support for media links on Gedcom file format
  • Fix possible incorrect family relations on Gedcom file format
  • Various fixes on citation records
  • Fix and improve places handling on Geography views
  • Fix on command line arguments
  • Consistency on PDF file format
  • New language: Greek
  • Various updated translations

See the changelog for more details.

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 Gramps 3.4.1 (The "A tiger? In Africa?!" bug fix release) released.
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2012.08.23

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.4.1 of Gramps! "A tiger? In Africa?!", a maintenance release.

Upgrading is advised for three critical issues:

  1. the Merge Citations tool sometimes ignores the presence of Notes when deciding whether to merge citations, now fixed
  2. error in export to xml of family order in 3.4.0, now fixed
  3. crash in windows after some use due to too much terminal output in 3.4.0, now fixed
  • Some platform-specific fixes (Windows, OSX)
  • Bug fixes
  • Translation updates

See the changelog for more details.

In Memory of Rob G. Healey.


 Gramps 3.4.0 (The "always look on the bright side of life" feature release") released.
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2012.05.21

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.4.0 of Gramps! "The always look on the bright side of life feature release.

  • 'Source References' have been replaced by 'Citations' which have the new characteristic that they can be shared and can have media objects and 'data' elements attached to them (see GEPS 023 for a long rationale and explanation of the change)
  • new GEDCOM import report that shows any problems encountered with the import
  • common check during all imports to fix any dangling refernces
  • lots of changes and bug fixes to every part of Gramps, including XML import/export, image handling, gedom handling, Gramplets, date handling, citations, reports, more!
  • some platform-specific fixes (Windows, OSX, Linux)
  • many translation updates
  • 30 bug fixes and improvements [[1]]

More information (and what to do before you upgrade)

 Gramps 3.3.2 ("The Knights who say 'Ni'") released.
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2012.05.18

The Gramps Developers have released:

'Version 3.3.2 of Gramps! "The Knights who say 'Ni", a bug fix release.

  • expressive error when trying to load familytree with downgraded Berkeley db
  • fix in the image offset calculation (MediaRef Editor)
  • improved focus and bug fixes on Editors
  • enhancements on ODT file format
  • improved synchronization on gramplets
  • export, filtering and database log improvements
  • call of living proxy is more accurate when using NarrativeWeb report
  • fixes on Check and Repair, Sort Events and Clipboard tools
  • fix automate version
  • fixes on PedigreeView (database state and mouse events)
  • various fixes and improvements on merge code
  • minor fixes on report interface and output
  • various fixes on Narrative and Web Calendar reports
  • minor issues on Gedcom handling
  • cleanup
  • add Japanese holidays (reports)
  • add a Relationship calculator for Catalan
  • more than 50 bug fixes and improvements [[2]]
  • translations update: ca, cs, de, es, fr, hr, hu, it, nb, nl, nn, pl, sv, zh
 Linux Genealogy CD 6.1
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2010.12.04 The GRAMPS project is pleased to announce the new release of the Linux Genealogy CD 6.1. This Live CD is based on Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat ) Desktop CD and, features a pre-installed GRAMPS 3.2.5, as well as GraphViz program to draw pretty graphs in with GRAMPS.

With this disc, you can boot and run Linux genealogical (and other) software without touching anything on the hard drive. In addition to the Live Session, this disk also allows permanent installation of Linux and genealogical software on your computer's hard drive.

Download and details: see Linux Genealogy CD


 Gramps 3.3.1 ("The Tenth Anniversary Edition") released.
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2011.10.01

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.3.1 of Gramps! "The Tenth Anniversary Edition", a bug fix release.

  • translation updates: ca, cs, de, fr, hr, it, nb, nl, pl, pt_br, sk, sl, sv, uk, zh_cn
  • new languages in this release: ja (Japanese), vi (Vietnamese)
  • 36 bugs closed since v3.3.0 [[3]]
  • 79 translation commits since v3.3.0
  • 189 code commits since v3.3.0
  • ten years since v0.1.1 was first released
  • "Thank you!" to Donald Allingham, The Gramps Developers, translators, and our every day users
 Gramps 3.3.0 ("Prelude to the next version") released.
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2011.06.11

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.3.0 of Gramps! The "Prelude to the next version", a new major release.

  • many translation updates: Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Irish, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, and more!
  • new “person name” dialog and workflow with better (or new!) support for nickname, complicated multiple surnames, patronymic as surname, family nickname, and name format preferences
  • gramplet bottombar and sidebar per view, with new gramplets such as details view and image metadata viewer/editor
  • ability to tag objects; this is the next version of what used to be called “markers” in previous versions of Gramps
  • geography view now uses osm-gps-map
  • new locality field in the place editor; hierarchy is now: Country, State, County, City, Locality, Street
  • automatic check and upgrade of plugins on startup
  • improved merge support of objects
  • better descendant/ancestor tree reports
  • undo/redo on entry fields (CTRL+Z, CTRL+ Shift+Z)
  • backup option in the exporter
  • exporter based on filters with preview
  • many more changes; see What’s new.
 Gramps 3.2.6 ("So far, so good.") released.
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2011.04.30

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.6 of Gramps! The "So far, so good." bug fix release.

  • fix memory leaks
  • fix corrupted reports
  • fix crash in gramplets
  • fix gedcom import and export
  • import speed improvements
  • NarrativeWeb fixes
  • prevent corrupting databases
  • many translation updates
  • other changes; see the changelog and the 3.2.6 roadmap
 Gramps 3.2.5 ("I intend to live forever") released.
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2010.11.17

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.5 of Gramps! The "I intend to live forever" bug fix release.

  • fix Gramps so it again runs with Python 2.5
  • write all notes and sources to gedcom files
  • cli fixes
  • GeneWeb and LegacyGedcom fixes
  • NarrativeWeb fixes
  • memory leak fixes
  • various other small fixes
  • many translation updates
 Gramps 3.2.4 ("Tententen") released.
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2010.10.10

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.4 of Gramps! The "Tententen" bug fix release.

  • fix a crash on newer distro's after an export is finished
  • styled notes cleanup and consistency improvement (nar web behaves like the pdf/html output of reports)
  • newlines in styled notes are written as newlines so users can make simple lists
  • many NarrativeWeb fixes
  • gedcom output fixes
  • non latin character fixes (mainly for windows)
  • recursive filter fixes
  • undo fixes
  • many translation updates
 Gramps 3.2.3 ("I used to eat there. Really good noodles.") released.
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2010.05.16

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.3 of Gramps! The "I used to eat there. Really good noodles." release.

  • Bug fixes:
    • several GLADE fixes
    • several GEDCOM fixes (both export and import)
    • several crash fixes
    • encoding fix (Windows only)
    • privacy/living fixes
    • updates to NarrativeWeb and the css stylsheets
  • Translation updates: bg, ca, de, es, fr, he, nb, nl, pl, sk, sv
 Gramps 3.2.2 ("Mea navis aëricumbens anguillis abundat") released.
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2010.04.25

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.2 of Gramps! The "Mea navis aëricumbens anguillis abundat" release.

  • This release is a quick fix to a problem introduced by NarrativeWeb in the previous release.
  • Also includes a few small fixes and translation updates to hr and it.
  • See the release notes from the 3.2.1 release for the full list of changes and translation updates.
 Gramps 3.2.1 ("One of those men is my father") released.
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2010.04.22

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.1 of Gramps! The "One of those men is my father" release.

  • Many bug fixes:
    • fixed missing icons
    • load/reload plugins must unload old plugins
    • import/export fixes (date ranges, underscore, latitude/longitude)
    • narrative web crash fixes and many updates, html notes, css updates
    • geoview fixes and updates
    • unicode error in soundex
    • fixed crash on data entry
  • Translation updates: bg, ca, de, es, fr, he, hr, it, nb, nl, sk, sv
 Gramps 3.2.0 ("I am your father") released.
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2010.03.15

The Gramps Developers have released:

Version 3.2.0 of Gramps! The "I am your father" release.

  • New Plugin System:
    • In the Help Menu -> Menu Status, all available plugins are visible. All plugins can be hidden, saving resources and hiding options you do not need.
  • Faster:
    • Many under the hood improvements have occurred that should improve performance enormously. New features are implemented as plugins that can be hidden.
    • Performance improvement example: Insertion of a new person in a family tree with 30000 people previously took 4 seconds on a 1.4GHz PC running Gramps 3.1, but now takes milliseconds.
  • New Views:
    • There are new views, and some existing views have been greatly improved.
    • People view can now be sorted on the columns.
    • A Place treeview is present, nicely grouping your places under country groups.
    • GeoView has left it's beta status behind and shows your data on an online map (OpenStreetMap or Google Maps, a fast internet connection is required).
    • Help Menu -> Extra Reports/Tools open a webpage with downloadable views.
  • Other improvements:
    • Styled Notes now in most output formats that support styles.
    • New languages.
    • Select language in which report should be created (not yet available in all reports).

More info

 Gramps 3.1.3 ("What Name?") released.
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2009.12.06

The GRAMPS Developers have released:

Version 3.1.3 of GRAMPS! The "What Name?" release.

  • Contains translation updates, crash fixes, bug fixes, and minor updates.
  • fixes and updates to:
    • notes, date handler, GEDCOM parser, GEDCOM export, PlaceView,
    • thumbnails, unicode/text truncation, Gramplets, gtk 2.18/Ubuntu 9.10,
    • xml export/import data loss, GeneWeb GEDCOM import, css updates
  • several MacPorts-specific fixes
  • several Windows-specific fixes
 Gramps 3.1.2 ("Skip the impersonations") released.
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2009.06.06

The GRAMPS Developers have released:

Version 3.1.2 of GRAMPS! The "Skip the impersonations" release.

  • Contains mostly translation updates and small bug fixes. No new features.
  • sv, de, fr, ca, sk, ru, pt_br, it, he, nl, cs, nb, nl, pl
  • fixes a failure in 'Check & Repair Database'
  • fixes to Gramplets
  • fixes to CLI regressions
  • fixes to use of Latin1 character set in Graphviz reprts
  • fixes to many reports
  • fixes to the clipboard
  • fixes to NarrativeWeb
  • fixes to importing from older XML files
 Gramps 3.1.1 ("Spam, bacon, sausage, and spam") released.
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2009.03.09

The GRAMPS Developers in collaboration with Green Midget Café presents:

Version 3.1.1 of GRAMPS! The "Spam, bacon, sausage, and spam" release.

  • The release of 3.1.1 is primarily to fix a crash bug that needed to be addressed immediately:
    • bug #2792, crash with the message "need more than 6 values to unpack"
  • Several other small fixes snuck into the release over the last 2 days between 3.1.0 and 3.1.1:
    • add a warning when installing from .tar.gz
    • bug #2121 - graphviz reports were generated off-page
    • various gramplet fixes
    • several text typo fixes and translation updates (de, fr)
    • bug #2772 - name display format
    • bug #2789 - fix for HTTP 404 in NarrativeWeb due to bad relative path
 Gramps 3.1.0 ("I am the director of a publishing company") released.
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2009.03.07

The GRAMPS Developers and community proudly presents:

Version 3.1.0 of GRAMPS! The "I am the director of a publishing company" release.

Featuring:

  • Translation updates for Catalan [CA], Danish [DA], German [DE], Spanish [ES], Finnish [FI], French [FR], Croatian [HR], Italian [IT], Lithuanian [LT], Norwegian (Bokmål [NB] & Nynorsk [NN]), Dutch [NL], Polish [PL], Slovak [SK], Albanian [SQ], and Swedish [SV]. Alexander Yalt personally guarantees these translations are accurate.
  • "I will not buy this record." (Too many changes and bug fixes to list since 3.0.0 was released 1 year ago in March 2008.)
  • "My hovercraft is full of eels." (Fixes, fixes, and more fixes. Several new features, styled notes, updates to gramplets and reports.)
  • "If I said you have a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?" (Many thanks to all the developers, translators, and GRAMPS users who have provided assistance over the past year since 3.0.0 was first released.)
  • "You have beautiful thighs." (Since 3.0.4 was released in December 2008, we've had 600+ changes submitted, and that doesn't include other changes to this branch prior to December 2008. This is a very active release! See ChangeLog for the full details.)
 Gramps 3.0.4 ("All the children sing") released.
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2008.12.06 This release contains the following:
  • Translation updates for ca, de, fr, it, lt, nb, nl, nn, pl, ru, sv
  • Bug fix #2504: sorting issues with non-English languages
  • Bug fix #2509: filter string match with non-ASCII characters
  • Bug fix #2483: DbError handling
  • Bug fix #2486: drag-and-drop workaround
  • Bug fix dealing with importing notes from csv
  • Bug fix #1601: import open error
  • Bug fix #2518, #2529, and various other fixes for shortcut key confusion
  • Bug fix #2483, 2520, 2524: change in bdb attributes and methods
  • Bug fix #2512: python 2.6 support
  • Bug fix #2485: cannot create new family tree
  • Bug fix #2507: unhandled exception when pasting invalid string
  • Bug fix #2503: change to use of md5 module
  • Bug fix to .desktop file
 Gramps 3.0.3 ("I have this terrible feeling of déjà vu") released.
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2008.10.19 This release contains the following:
  • Fix to prevent GRAMPS from hanging when running Graphviz reports
  • New translation: Catalan (ca)
  • Translation updates for de, fr, it, nb, nl, no, ru
  • Clean up references to gconf
  • Fixes for linking to the wiki manual
  • Small fixes in grampsxml DTD
The primary reason for the 3.0.3 release is to fix the Graphviz report hang issue introduced in 3.0.2.
 Gramps 3.0.2 ("You look like a milkman to me") released.
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2008.09.27 This release contains many bug fixes.
  • Translation updates for de, fr, hr, nl, no, pl, ru, sv
  • Many bug fixes (see ChangeLog for full list)
  • Several fixes backported from trunk
  • Many fixes to report plugins
  • Windows-specific fix for RCS
  • GEDCOM fix for ADDR
  • Fix for media with non-ASCII characters in filename
  • Fixes to Gramplets
 Linux Genealogy CD 4.0
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2008.06.26 The GRAMPS project is pleased to announce the new release of the Linux Genealogy CD 4.0. This Live CD is based on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Desktop CD and, in addition to the regular Hardy, features pre-installed GRAMPS 3.0.1, GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications, as well as GraphViz program to draw pretty graphs in GRAMPS.

With this disc, you can boot and run Linux genealogical (and other) software without touching anything on the hard drive. In addition to the Live Session, this disk also allows permanent installation of Linux and genealogical software on your computer's hard drive.

Download and details: see Linux Genealogy CD


 Gramps 3.0.1 (Don't call me "Señor!") released.
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2008.05.17 This release contains many bug fixes and updates!
  • Translation updates for de, es, fi, fr, hr, lt, nb, nl, pl, sk, and sv!
  • Bug fixes for the book report!
  • Various improvements for the Relationship, Familylines and Hourglass graphs!
  • Improvements to the narrative web report!
  • Many miscellaneous bug fixes!
  • See ChangeLog for full list of changes!
A big "thank you!" to everyone who helped make this happen!
 Gramps 3.0.0 ("It was just getting interesting.") released.
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2008.03.24 This release contains many new features and updates, among which:
  • New database format: family trees (grdb format deprecated, only for import)
  • New Family Tree manager, allowing create, deletion, renaming, repair and revision control. Only Family Trees can be edited, all other supported formats must be imported.
  • Notes as separate objects, see all your notes in the NoteView
  • Objects can have multiple notes.
  • Gramplets: small genealogy applications within GRAMPS
  • Quick Reports: small reports accessible from the views
  • Reports: new reports and report improvements, among which improved and restyled narrated web report and family lines
  • Rewrite of the GEDCOM parser
  • Filtered export to all export formats
  • New artwork based on the Tango guidelines
  • LDS temple definitions moved to supporting file
  • Export views to a spreadsheet
  • A wiki manual
  • Many, many, many other great and small improvements (new export assistant, no more gconf, new filters, ...)
 Gramps 2.2.10 ("Lemon Curry?") released.
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2008.01.13 This release consists primarily of bug fixes and translation updates.

Version 2.2.10 -- the "Lemon Curry?" release:

  • fixes for several database corruption issues and crashes (Benny, Gary, Jim)
  • fixes for Gedcom, ANSEL and XML import/export issues (Jim, Benny)
  • translation updates (various: bg, de, fi, fr, lt, nb, nl, no)
  • various small fixes to several reports (Stéphane, Gary, Benny)
 Linux Genealogy CD 3.0
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The GRAMPS project is pleased to announce the new release of the Linux Genealogy CD 3.0. This disk is based on Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) and features GRAMPS 2.2.7, as well as other genealogy software: GeneWeb and LifeLines. The disk can be used both as a Live Session CD, and as the installation disk to install Ubuntu and genealogy software permanently on your hard drive (if you so wish). Download and details: see Linux Genealogy CD