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GNOME 3.12 Will Let You Disable Geolocation Support

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Published on 16 February 2014 12:37 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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GNOME has geolocation support for pinpointing you down to your city, but now it can be disabled with the latest GNOME Shell work.

GNOME has "location services" support with its latest code for being able to locate your city/position for reasons like setting your timezone automatically, maps support, and other features. However, for privacy-minded individuals, the support can now be disabled.

There's now a location menu as part of the GNOME Shell from where the geolocation support can be disabled. More details via this Git commit, the GNOME Bugzilla, and GNOME Design Wiki.

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