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A new development release of GNOME's GTK+ tool-kit is now available ahead of next month's official GNOME 3.16 release.
25 February 2015 - GTK+ 3.15.9 - 10 Comments
Over the past few months on Phoronix have been dozens of articles concerning the state of GNOME 3.16. For those wanting a visual walkthrough of the GNOME 3.16 changes, Matthias Clasen has provided a nice screenshot overview.
23 February 2015 - GNOME 3.16 Features - 30 Comments
With the just-released GNOME 3.16 Beta there's a switch to use Wayland by default for the GDM log-in screen. For those wondering what this means to those using binary blob graphics drivers on your systems or in cases where Wayland isn't working, fear not.
22 February 2015 - GNOME Wayland Log-In Screen - 18 Comments
Matthias Clasen has announced the release of GNOME 3.15.90, the GNOME 3.16 Beta, that's coming out slightly delayed but still in time for some weekend testing.
21 February 2015 - GNOME 3.15.90 - 16 Comments
For those wishing to experiment with the latest Wayland technologies, short of running the Weston compositor, the bleeding-edge development GNOME stack continues to serve as an excellent alternative with quickly adopting support for new functionality.
17 February 2015 - Mutter On Wayland - 15 Comments
The GNOME-aligned open-source crew working on sandboxing Linux applications has made progress and they do have their first application sandboxed.
17 February 2015 - Sandboxed Linux Apps - 10 Comments
With the upcoming GNOME 3.16 release and its GTK+ 3.16 tool-kit there is native OpenGL support and a new GTKGLArea widget.
16 February 2015 - GtkGLArea
At the beginning of this month I wrote how I switched back to Fedora Linux on my main system to replace Ubuntu and also wrote about changes I made when installing Fedora 21 on my main system, a new ThinkPad ultrabook with Broadwell processor. There's three small things that annoy me the most though about using GNOME 3.x.
15 February 2015 - GNOME 3.x - 97 Comments
While Unity 8 is written in Qt5, GTK+ is still very important to Ubuntu even with their ongoing transition from running the desktop on an X.Org Server to instead using their own Mir display server technology within the next year on the desktop. Landing today in GTK+ Git ahead of GNOME 3.16 is a number of Mir back-end improvements.
5 February 2015 - Mir GTK+ - 13 Comments
The Outreach Program for Women (OPW) by GNOME has now been renamed to Outreachy.
4 February 2015 - Outreachy - 36 Comments
With the GNOME 3.16 series, Mutter uses GTK+ for drawing all window decorations regardless of using client-side decorations, and there's also many other GTK+ improvements.
30 January 2015 - GTK+ Decorations - 8 Comments
Version 0.21 of the widely-used, GUI-based GNOME Partition Editor is now available.
26 January 2015 - GParted 0.21 - 2 Comments
GNOME 3.15.4 was released on Thursday night and is the latest pit stop on the road to the very exciting GNOME 3.16.
23 January 2015 - GNOME 3.15.4 - 7 Comments
GNOME has quietly been working on sandboxed applications support and for GNOME 3.16 they hope to ship an initial reference runtime implementation of their new technology.
21 January 2015 - GNOME Sandboxed Apps - 11 Comments
The latest feature added to NetworkManager is support for WiFi power-savings.
21 January 2015 - WiFi Power-Save - 6 Comments
For the upcoming GNOME 3.15.4 development milestone release towards GNOME 3.16 there are some notable improvements for the GNOME Shell and Mutter.
21 January 2015 - GNOME On Wayland - 9 Comments
GNOME now has support in Mutter to synchronize and apply input device settings via a session-wide configuration.
18 January 2015 - GNOME Input Device - 5 Comments
The newest GNOME application is for testing your laptop's battery power use under various scenarios.
15 January 2015 - GNOME-Battery-Bench - 9 Comments
While GNOME 3.16 isn't set to be released until March, there's a number of exciting features building up for this next desktop release and if you're ambitious you can test them now with the GNOME 3.15.x development releases.
12 January 2015 - GNOME 3.16 - 16 Comments
FreeBSD GNOME developers have had various GNOME 3.x components in the FreeBSD Ports repository for months, and with GNOME 2.x now being decommissioned by this BSD operating system, the GNOME3 X11 desktop has replaced GNOME2 on the DVD install media script.
11 January 2015 - FreeBSD GNOME3 - 7 Comments
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