Ruby-GNOME2-0.16.0 is out. Enjoy!


  • Fixed serious bugs (depends on GC)
  • Support GTK±2.10 and the latest version of each libraries.
  • Don’t include Ruby/GStreamer and Ruby/Libgda. We cancel to
    support Ruby/GStreamer and Ruby/Libgda.
  • Cancel to support ruby-1.6.x and GTK±2.4 or earlier.

See the NEWS for more details:


  • ruby-gtk2-x.x.x.tar.gz
    The minimum package which includes
    Ruby/GLib2, Ruby/ATK, Ruby/GdkPixbuf2, Ruby/Pango, Ruby/GTK2.

  • ruby-gnome2-all-x.x.x.tar.gz
    All Ruby-GNOME2 libraries.

    The binary package for One-Click Ruby Installer.
    Ruby/GLib2, Ruby/ATK, Ruby/GdkPixbuf2, Ruby/Pango, Ruby/GTK2,
    Ruby/Libglade2, Ruby/GtkGLExt, Ruby/Libart.
    With rcairo-1.2.0.

Thanks to

Thanks to all the people who contributed in some way to this release:
Guillaume C., Kouhei S., Pascal T., Sjoerd S.

What’s Ruby-GNOME2?

Ruby-GNOME2 is a set of Ruby language bindings for
the GNOME 2.x development environment.

Supported libraries are below.

== Core libraries

  • Ruby/GLib2 - the low-level core library that forms the basis
  • Ruby/ATK - a set of interfaces for accessibility
  • Ruby/Pango - layout and rendering of text, with an emphasis
    on internationalization
  • Ruby/GdkPixbuf2 - image loading and manipulation
  • Ruby/GTK2 - GUI widgets

== Extra libraries

  • Ruby/GConf2 - a process-transparent configuration database, like
  • Ruby/GNOME2 - containing extra widgets
  • Ruby/GnomeCanvas2 - a widget for creating interactive structured
  • Ruby/GnomePrint - printing
  • Ruby/GnomePrintUI - GUIs for printing
  • Ruby/GnomeVFS - letting applications seamlessly access remote and
    local files
  • Ruby/GStreamer - mulimedia framework for Audio/Video
  • Ruby/GtkGLExt - 3D rendering using OpenGL
  • Ruby/GtkHtml2 - a HTML widget
  • Ruby/GtkMozeEmbed - a widget embedding a Mozilla Gecko renderer.
  • Ruby/GtkSourceView- a Text widget with syntax highlighting and other
    features typical of a source
    code editor.
  • Ruby/Libart2 - handles the drawing capabilities
  • Ruby/Libgda - an interface to the GDA(GNU Data Access)
    to access data sources such as
    Databases, LDAP.
  • Ruby/Libglade2 - gives applications the ability to load user
    from XML files at runtime. the XML
    files are created
    with GLADE user interface builder.
  • Ruby/PanelApplet - panel applets library for the GNOME panel.
  • Ruby/Poppler - a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0
    code base
  • Ruby/RSVG - rendering of SVG vector graphics.
  • Ruby/VTE - a terminal emulator widget used by GNOME



Masao M. wrote:

Masao, you rock!!! Many thanks for this release!!!



Hey, nice work :slight_smile:

I’m wondering what it would take to update the GStreamer library to
It’s kinda sad to have to drop this lib.