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LibreOffice Gets More Porting For GTK3, Adds Wayland-Compatible Clipboard Support

The past few months has seen lots of work on adding GTK3 support to LibreOffice. That work is slowly but surely getting accomplished.
19 June 2015 - GTK3 LibreOffice

MATE Desktop 1.10 Released, Offers Experimental GTK3 Support

MATE 1.10 has been released today and with this new version every component of this open-source desktop environment forked from GNOME2 can be built under GTK2 or GTK3.
12 June 2015 - MATE 1.10

Cinnamon 2.6 Yields Lower CPU Usage

While Cinnamon 2.6 was tagged a few weeks back, this morning it's finally being officially announced by the Linux Mint team.
2 June 2015 - Cinnamon 2.6

Scribus 1.5 Released, Ported To Qt 5 With Big UI Overhaul Coming

A few days ago the Scribus team quietly tagged Scribus 1.5.0 in SVN. This release is a preview / testing release, but it provides an interest look at the next stable release: 1.6.0. No release date or schedule is known for 1.6.0. For those uninformed, Scribus is an open-source desktop publishing suite.
26 May 2015 - Scribus 1.5

Xfce's Power Manager Is Finally Ported To GTK3

Version 1.5.0 of the Xfce4-Power-Manager was released today.
25 May 2015 - GTK+ 3.x

Linux Mint Releases Cinnamon 2.6 Desktop

The Linux Mint crew has tagged the release of the Cinnamon 2.6 desktop environment.
19 May 2015 - Cinnamon 2.6

Bodhi Linux Forks Enlightenment E17

The Bodhi Linux distribution has forked the Enlightenment project from its E17 release.
29 April 2015 - Moksha - 9 Comments

EFL 1.14 Beta Brings Ecore-DRM Improvements

Just one week after the EFL 1.14 Alpha 1 release marks the availability of Enlightenment Foundation Libraries' 1.14 Beta 1 debut.
13 April 2015 - Enlightenment EFL 1.14

Elementary OS 0.3 "Freya" Now Available

Version 0.3 of Elementary OS, which is codenamed Freya, is now available after being under development for more than one year.
11 April 2015 - Elementary OS - 11 Comments

Enlightenment EFL 1.14.0 Alpha 1

The Enlightenment crew at Samsung have released their first alpha version of the upcoming EFL 1.14.0 library set.
7 April 2015 - EFL 1.14

Emile: Enlightenment EFL's Latest Addition

A Samsung developer has landed the latest addition to the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL): Emile.
17 March 2015 - Emile - 5 Comments

Enlightenment's Evas GL Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.0

Enlightenment's Evas GL component of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) now has support for exposing applications to OpenGL ES 3.0 support through Evas GL.
16 March 2015 - EFL Evas

Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work

Xfce 4.12 has finally been released!
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments

The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.12

The release of Xfce 4.12 is hopefully being realized this weekend. The release hasn't taken place at the time of writing, but there's been commits to update translations as well as to add the new wallpaper of Xfce 4.12.
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 23 Comments

Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release

If all goes according to plan, Xfce 4.12 will be officially released this weekend. Here's a look at some of the most prominent changes for this long overdue update to Xfce.
27 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 25 Comments

Xfce 4.12 Is Still Planned For Release In One Week

Earlier this week we wrote about plans for Xfce 4.12 to finally be released and that it was being targeted for the end of February. Unlike failed Xfce 4.12 plans of the past few years, it looks like this release will actually pan out in one week's time.
20 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 19 Comments

Enlightenment EFL 1.13 Released

Version 1.13 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is now available.
9 February 2015 - Enlightenment EFL 1.13

Fluxbox 1.3.7 Released With Few Changes

Fluxbox 1.3.6 was released last month after this lightweight window manager went two years without a new release. It looks like the rate of development of Fluxbox is ticking back up as Fluxbox 1.3.7 was just tagged this morning.
8 February 2015 - Fluxbox 1.3.7 - 9 Comments

Xfce 4.12 Planned For Release In A Few Weeks

It looks like the release of Xfce 4.12 is finally about to materialize!
7 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments

Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Beta 1 Released

One week after the Elementary 1.13 Alpha release, Enlightenment developers have released the first beta of v1.13.
19 January 2015 - Elementary 1.13 Beta 1

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