This is initial release of new project: Lark Audiobook Creator. It converts text documents (in TXT, PDF, FB2 and ePub formats) to audio files using RHVoice and ESpeak TTS engines and GStreamer multimedia framework. Right now you can import text file in supported format, choose voice and it's parameters, use spellchecker to correct typos, set output file format and it's quality, set audio files splitting strategy in terms of time or size limits (if needed) and start export. Of course, you can select any text fragment and listen to it's audio representation before export. As always application uses GTK toolkit and released under the terms of GNU GPL license. Thanks to ReYHa, there is already Turkish localization.

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30 Mar 2018 by Alex
After long time Modem Manager GUI 0.0.19 is there with some fixes and new features.

New features:
- New connection control functionality for NetworkManager/Connman
- Builtin PIN code input dialog
- Active pages selection
- Custom command for new SMS
- Notifications filtration in GNOME
- Traffic graph movement selection
- Modules compatibility checks
- Meson build system support
- Theme icons support (thanks to Andrei)
- Monochrome and scalable icons for better desktop integration
- AppIndicator as replacement for GtkStatusIcon
- New translations

Fixes:
- UI refresh for better look and feel (thanks to Andrei)
- Registration handler in MM06 fix (thanks to Alexey)
- Invisible infobar fix
- Stalled connection to Akonadi server fix
- Akonadi server error handler typo fix (thanks to dcb)
- Timestamp parser for legacy MM versions fix (thanks to Vin)
- Appdata file format and placement fix

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17 Mar 2018 by Alex