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GTK+ 3.16's New GtkGLArea Widget Gets Improved

Earlier this month GTK+ 3.16 development code gained native OpenGL support. This GTK+ OpenGL support involved adding support for wrapping an OpenGL context for native windows with GLX on X11 and EGL on Wayland to use OpenGL to paint everything. A GtkGLArea widget was also added for providing OpenGL drawing access within GTK+ applications. The GtkGLArea has already seen some more improvements to better GTK's OpenGL support.
30 October 2014 - GTK OpenGL - 1 Comment

GNOME 3.15.1 Released

The first development snapshot for the GNOME 3.15 cycle is now available, which will end up being GNOME 3.16 come next March.
30 October 2014 - GNOME 3.15.1 - 5 Comments

GtkInspector Now Supports Dealing With Multiple Back-Ends For GTK

Matthias Clasen did some weekend hacking to allow GtkInspector to work across different display connections, e.g. debugging a GTK application running in Wayland while GtkInspector is running under X11 or the HTML5 Broadway back-end.
28 October 2014 - GDK Back-Ends - 1 Comment

GTK+ Lands Experimental Backend For Mir Display Server

GTK+ apps now run not only on X11 and Wayland under Linux with native support but the mainline GTK+ Git code now also supports running Ubuntu's Mir Display Server. That's right, there's now mainline Mir support in GTK for the GNOME/GTK 3.16 release.
23 October 2014 - GTK+ - 24 Comments

GTK+ 3.16 To Bring Several New Features

Already on Phoronix we have begun writing about features in Git for the GNOME 3.16 due out in March. GNOME contributor and Red Hat employee Matthias Clasen is excited too, particularly around some of the GTK+ tool-kit improvements.
23 October 2014 - GNOME 3.16 - 11 Comments

GStreamer 2014 Conference Videos Posted: Wayland, HTML5, 3D

The GStreamer Conference 2014 took place last week in Düsseldorf alongside other Linux Foundation events. For those that missed out on being there in person, Ubicast has once again provided wonderful video recordings of each of the sessions.
22 October 2014 - GStreamer - 1 Comment

Features GNOME Developers Want In The Linux Kernel

Made into a concise list is a number of features that GNOME developers want to see landed within the Linux kernel, in hopes of kernel developers eventually tackling these wish list features that could help not only GNOME but other desktops too.
21 October 2014 - Feature Requests - 15 Comments

GTK+ Gains Experimental Overlay Scrollbars

Matthias Clasen has added overlay scrollbars to the GTK+ tool-kit as a new, experimental feature.
21 October 2014 - Overlay Scrollbars - 13 Comments

GNOME's Mutter Gets Native Monitor Hot-Plugging

Besides native OpenGL support for GTK+, another early change to look forward to with next year's GNOME 3.16 release is native monitor hot-plugging.
15 October 2014 - GNOME 3.16 - 4 Comments

GTK+ Gains Native Support For OpenGL

For GTK+ 3.16 there is now native support for OpenGL along with a new widget type. The GTK+ OpenGL support works on both X11 with GLX and under Wayland with EGL.
13 October 2014 - GDK OpenGL - 9 Comments

Other Projects Participating In This Winter's Women Outreach Program

While we've covered the X.Org Foundation's inaugural participation in the GNOME OPW women outreach program given our focus at Phoronix on the Linux graphics stack, women looking for other open-source projects to get involved with in the months ahead have a large choice for this winter OPW cycle.
2 October 2014 - GNOME OPW - 13 Comments

GNOME Finally Supports Ctrl+Tab For Switching Tabs

It looks like for GNOME 3.16 one of the early changes will be better keyboard support for switching tabs.
25 September 2014 - HIG - 24 Comments

GNOME 3.14 Officially Released

GNOME 3.14 has been officially released today as the latest major advancement to the GNOME Shell driven desktop environment.
24 September 2014 - GNOME 3.14 - 32 Comments

The Gestures Support Of GNOME 3.14

As talked about with this morning's GTK+ 3.14 release is now multi-touch support and a gesture framework for this week's GNOME 3.14 debut. While there's still improvements to be made, it looks like the gestures support for the GNOME Shell is turning out well for the 3.14 version.
22 September 2014 - Gestures - 4 Comments

GTK+ 3.14 Brings Much Better Wayland Support, Multi-Touch, New Theme

In preparation for this week's GNOME 3.14 debut, the deadline is today for checking in the 3.14.0 release tarballs. One of the most prominent packages now checked in for the Wednesday release is GTK+ 3.14.
22 September 2014 - GTK+ 3.14.0 - 10 Comments

GNOME 3.13.92 Officially Released

After a small delay, the second release candidate to the forthcoming GNOME 3.14 is now available.
19 September 2014 - GNOME 3.14 - 2 Comments

GNOME 3.14 Makes More Progress In Running Natively On Wayland

Red Hat developer Matthias Clasen has shared a status update concerning the state of running the GNOME Shell desktop natively on Wayland without any X11 dependence. With GNOME 3.14, more progress has been made in making the Wayland experience really usable. Clasen also shares that Red Hat is hiring another Wayland developer.
16 September 2014 - GNOME Wayland - 9 Comments

GNOME Software 3.14 Will Work On Arch Linux With PackageKit

Those running GNOME on Arch Linux should be pleased that with the upcoming GNOME 3.14 release that the GNOME Software application should finally play well with PackageKit's Pacman back-end.
9 September 2014 - GNOME Software - 21 Comments

GNOME 3.14 Still Depends On ConsoleKit, More Systemd Still Planned

Some plans for the GNOME 3.14 cycle didn't materialize but they're still being developed for future GNOME updates.
8 September 2014 - systemd - 14 Comments

GNOME 3.14 Beta 2 Released

The second beta release to the GNOME 3.14 desktop stack due out later this month is now available.
4 September 2014 - GNOME 3.13.91 - 36 Comments

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