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Workrave 1.10 Released

Workrave 1.10 has been released. It features support for Gnome 3 and Unity. On Windows, resuming from hibernate/sleep should no longer keep Workrave suspended.

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Workrave 1.9.4 released

Workrave 1.9.4 has been released. It features keyboard shortcuts on break windows and a number of other small improvements. Furthermore, a number of crashes have been fixed and hibernate/standby should now be handled properly on Windows 7.

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Workrave 1.9.3 released

Workrave 1.9.3 has been released, featuring a number of improvements, new translations and the usual bug fixes.

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Workrave 1.9.2 released

Workrave 1.9.2 has been released, featuring a brand new reading mode and audio muting during breaks.

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Workrave 1.9.1 released

Workrave 1.9.1 has been released. It features updated translations and, ofcourse, the usual bug fixing.

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Workrave 1.9.0 released

This release contains the following: Fixed transparency of tray icon on Linux, new alternate activity moniting for Windows, improved 64 bit & Vista support, exercises are now randomized, the language can now be selected in the preferences (Windows), the option 'Start Workrave when Windows starts' has been added to the preferences, extended DBUS support on Unix, initial OSX port, networking support can now be enabled without accepting incoming connections from other Workraves, a sound has been added that indicates a next step in the exercise, the volume can now be configured, all sounds can now be configured, a new sound theme has been added.

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Workrave 1.8.5 released

Task manager is never blocked by Workrave, workaround for focus loss on Vista, Vanja Cvelbar translated Workrave into Slovenian, fixed breaks that have 'suspend timer when inactive' disabled, improved Windows responsiveness under high load, mode menu fixed, Gnome applet no longer 'hangs', Gnome applet no longer crashes Workrave, fixed crashes during startup on Windows, fixed 'end-of-microbreak' sound, fixed bug in multi-head support where Workrave showed multiple windows on a single screen, fixed locking on Gnome with xscreensaver installed. Many thanks to Ray Satiro for his contributions in this release.

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Workrave 1.8.4 released

This version contains many new translations: Italian (Eraldo Girardi), Chinese (Tao Wei), Slovak (Peter Tuharsky), Greek (Prokopis Prokopidis), Turkish (Enver Altin), Japanese (Masanobu Yokota), Bulgarian (Ivan Dimov), Hungarian (Ory Mate). Furthermore, more polish on the applets was done (e.g. vertical applet support), and the usual bug fixing.

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Greek leaflet and upcoming translation

A Greek translation of both Workrave and its leaflet are in the pipeline.

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Workrave branded for Chiropraktik Hirschengraben

A branded version of Workrave is now available, on request of Chiropraktik Hirschengraben.

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Turkish leaflet and upcoming translation

A Turkish translation of both Workrave and its leaflet are in the pipeline.

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Japanese leaflet and upcoming translation

A Japanese translation of both Workrave and its leaflet are in the pipeline.

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Swedish and Brazilian-Portugese leaflet

More leaflet translations are available: Swedish and Brazilian Portugese.

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Workrave 1.8.3 released

New Swedish and Catalan translations, updates to Czech translation. Workrave no longer consumes 100% CPU is if a break is started while the screen is locked. Fixed a bug that could cause breaks to stop running when 'Suspend timer while inactive' was disabled. Added support for storing configuration in a .ini file, and for configuring the data storage directory (this can be used to run Workrave from a memory stick). GNOME screen saver support added. The applet popup menu is now accessible when all timers hidden.

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Workrave 1.8.2 released

Version 1.8.2 mainly contains bug fixes: fixed a crash when using a third party gtk+ runtime, fixed a bug that caused status windows to be disabled when the micro-break timer was hidden, translation fixes and better hibernate/standby support on Unix.

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Italian leaflet

We now have a Italian leaflet available.

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Workrave 1.8.1 released

A bug sneaked into version 1.8.0 that would make Workrave crash when the blocking mode was set to none. Version 1.8.1 contains a fix for this bug.

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Workrave 1.8.0 released

Finally, at long last, 1.8.0 has arrived. Long overdue, but still within the one year period since the last release: Workrave now gives additional feedback when becoming active during a break by flashing the break window border, the current mode is visualized in the system tray icon, a "Restbreak now" button was added, improved KDE support (native KDE applet and KDE sound events), added decent tooltips for Workrave system tray icon, and lots of new translations (Basque, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Norwegian, Czech, Hebrew).

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French leaflet

We now have a French leaflet available.

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Workrave 1.6.2 released

This minor update adds a Brazilian Portuguese translation, thanks to Claudio Ferreira Filh

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Workrave 1.6.1 released

A bug was introduced in version 1.6.0 which could cause the status window to disappear.

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Workrave 1.6.0 released

The Windows version of Workrave now includes a taskbar applet version of the status window. Timers can be configured to ignore activity. Improved full-screen "Block all" mode. Chinese, Russian and French translations have been added.

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Workrave 1.4.1 released

The most notable changes in this release are: added a new option "Block mode" ranging from no blocking (break windows can be freely dragged around) to full input and screen blocking, added multihead support for Windows, improved suspend (to ram) support, added "Shut down" and "Lock" buttons to the break windows. Furthermore, the stability on Windows improved considerably now that several longstanding issues have been resolved.

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Patents endangering Open Source Software development

Soon the European Commission is going to vote a revised version of the European Patentability rules. Your support is needed.

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German Leaflet

We now have a German leaflet available.

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Workrave 1.4.0 released

Finally, Workrave 1.4.0 is out. The most interesting changes in this version include: exercises, new translations (Polish, Danish and Spanish), multi-head support, support for disabling breaks, the content of the status window has been made configurable, improved (flickerfree) blocking mechanism on Windows.

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Spanish Leaflet

We now have a Spanish leaflet available.

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Newsflash

It has been a bit too quiet on the Workrave front lately, so I thought it would be nice to inform you about what's cooking.

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Workrave 1.2.2 released

The Window version now has a native look and feel, so Workrave no longer looks like a second grade application when running on Windows. Furthermore, support for Gnome session management was improved: Workrave is now properly restarted by the Gnome session manager. Finally, the overall user interface has improved, addressing most HIG issues.

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Workrave 1.2.0 released

The most important new features in this version are statistics and Gnome/KDE applet support. Workrave now keeps track of all your activity and allows you to browse through any date in history to see for how long you used the computer, how many keys you pressed, the distance your mouse moved, and many other statistical data. Furthermore, when running Workrave on Gnome or KDE, the break information can be displayed itself in the panel.

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Help spread the word!

We have put together a leaflet for you to use to help spread the word.

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Workrave shop opened

We opened an online Workrave shop.

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Workrave 1.0.0 released

After extensive testing we finally present our first production release.

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Workrave 0.3.0 released

Workrave 0.3.0 is here, with sound support and preliminary network support.

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Workrave 0.2.0 released

Version 0.2.0 is here, released soon after 0.1.0.

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Workrave 0.1.0 released

Workrave 0.1.0 has been released.

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