A new release is up, 2.0.3. The only
change is a contributed Italian translation.
The previous release web 2.0.2 and is available here (this is
1072k but it's worth it).
Patches are available to upgrade from older versions :
You may apply them using
gzip -dc <gaby-patch-...gz> | patch -p1 -s -N -E -d gaby-1.9.x
(gaby-1.9.x is the directory holding the old source)
For older patches you should directly get them from
Important: if you upgrade through patches you should touch
aclocal.m4 if your system miss some (unneeded) development files.
apt-get install gaby
Others (rpm-based distributions)
I try to build RPM packages but since they are in use by so many distribution
around I cannot say it will work everywhere (and even more so since they are
built on my Debian system and completely
You can also create your own RPM package with
rpm -ta gaby-2.0.2.tar.gz.
The code is also available on the Gnome CVS (module 'gaby'). If you want to
know more you should read
Gnome introduction to CVS.
Gaby uses GTK+ as its toolkit and (according
to a logic rule) requires it. It can also (greatly) benefit from
Gnome but it is not required.
Other non required things are libglade, libxml (also known as gnome-xml) and
It can also use gdk-pixbuf or
imlib to have
image fields and EsounD
to have sound fields but they shouldn't be mandatory.
You can find complete installation instructions in the INSTALL file.
Gaby help files are written with the DocBook DTD using stylesheets
from Cygnus. But I
understand you might want documentation without bothering with several foreign
packages so I provide the HTML and the PostScript version as a tarball
available here (this is in fact the
doc/ directory as created by 'make install'). You may also browse the
HTML version here.
Please note that the documentation tarball could be out of sync with the
sgml files from Gaby tarball. I'll try to remember to update them for each
releases but you'll see ...
They should be available from /archives/gaby-x.y.z.tar.gz but I
don't know why you'd want them :)
Even 1.0 is still available (but no more really supported); anyway if you
are looking for a small addressbook program you can download it here.