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GNOME 3.8 Release Candidate Now Available

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Published on 21 March 2013 01:24 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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GNOME 3.7.92 has been released, a.k.a. the release candidate for GNOME 3.8.

This first and only release candidate is the final stepping stone prior to the official GNOME 3.8.0 release that's set to happen next week Wednesday. It's been six months of development for version 3.8 and it's now time to get it out the door.

For those not yet familiar with the features of the desktop in GNOME 3.8, they have already been covered in detail on Phoronix within:

- The First GNOME 3.8 Development Release
- GNOME 3.8 Is Dropping Its Fallback Mode
- Features Coming In For The GNOME 3.8 Desktop
- GNOME 3.x Will Bring Back Some GNOME 2 Features
- Power Management To See Changes In GNOME 3.8
- GNOME 3.8 Is Moving Along On Its New Features

The developer-focused GNOME 3.8 release candidate announcement can be found on the GNOME mailing list. Look for GNOME 3.8 to meet the world next week!

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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