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Setting Up GNOME Is Easier With Version 3.12

GNOME

Published on 16 March 2014 01:55 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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One of the GNOME 3.12 features not yet talked about on Phoronix is the new gnome-initial-setup for easy first-run configuration options of the GNOME desktop.

Red Hat's Matthias Clasen has written a new blog post talking about the brand new GNOME Initial Setup experience and posted a number of screenshots showing off this GNOME 3.12 feature.

The gnome-initial-setup work received a design overhaul, is much more uniform and polished, and overall is a smoother experience.

If you're interested in seeing what GNOME 3.12's initial setup experience looks like, stop by Clasen's GNOME blog.

Other GNOME 3.12 features include HiDPI support, improved Wayland support, a redesign to Gedit, and much more.

About The Author
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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