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Thanks to growing user-interest, it looks like there is going to be a GNOME Shell flavor of Ubuntu to satisfy those who aren't fond of the direction of Canonical's Unity desktop.
11 May 2012 - Finally - 27 Comments
It appears that Unity 2D -- the Qt non-accelerated desktop version of the Ubuntu Unity desktop -- will be abandoned by Canonical. There's also going to be some GNOME 3.6 packages appearing in Ubuntu 12.10.
8 May 2012 - No More - 48 Comments
The MATE Desktop, which is the fork of the GNOME2 package-set, just experienced its 1.2 stable release. Will this be a viable fork to allow GNOME 2.x to live on?
16 April 2012 - New Desktop - 38 Comments
GNOME 3.4.0 has been officially released this morning as the latest biannual update to the GNOME 3.x Shell-based desktop.
28 March 2012 - GNOME 3.4 - 10 Comments
GNOME 3.4, the latest major update to the GNOME3 desktop, is set to be officially released on Wednesday. Here's a look at some of the most interesting features of this biannual GNOME update.
26 March 2012 - GNOME 3.4 Desktop - 21 Comments
Cinnamon, the project by the Linux Mint developers to make the GNOME Shell more like the old GNOME2 experience, is up to its version 1.4 release. Similar to earlier releases, version 1.4 introduces several new features to further enhance this tasty desktop experience.
15 March 2012 - Linux Mint - 19 Comments
Earlier this month I published an article with benchmarks of the Gaming/Graphics Performance On Unity, GNOME, KDE, Xfce. Now, however, there's a much larger comparison, including results from OpenBox, Lubuntu, GNOME classic, and other desktop alternatives.
29 February 2012 - Graphics - 18 Comments
There's now a GStreamer plug-in to utilize OpenCL within this popular Linux video framework so that an OpenCL kernel can be applied against a video stream.
2 February 2012 - OpenCL - 7 Comments
A discussion for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been ignited about bringing back an "Ubuntu Classic" option that would attempt to mimic the old GNOME 2.x experience. Meanwhile in the Fedora camp there is a discussion about a Unity desktop port to their distribution.
26 January 2012 - Maybe? - 6 Comments
Cinnamon, the fork of the GNOME 3.x Shell by Linux Mint developers to make it more like the GNOME2 desktop, is now at version 1.2. This latest stable, major release does bring some tasty changes.
24 January 2012 - Like The Old GNOME2 - 7 Comments
Version 3.3.3 packages of GNOME Shell and Mutter were independently released today. These latest development snapshots in the road to GNOME 3.4 mainly try to address outstanding issues.
4 January 2012 - New Releases - 11 Comments
For those that don't remember, the GNOME project had a goal of a 10% global desktop share by 2010, this was their "10x10" goal. Two years later, they're still a long way off.
1 January 2012 - 10x10 - 74 Comments
GNOME 3.3.3 is now available as the latest update in what will ultimately become GNOME 3.4 next March.
26 December 2011 - New Release - 15 Comments
Developers behind the Linux Mint project have forked the GNOME Shell into a new project they currently refer to as Cinnamon. The goal of this GNOME Shell fork is to morph the modern GNOME desktop into one that's more like GNOME 2.x.
21 December 2011 - GNOME Shell Fork - 22 Comments
GTK+ 3.3.6 was released today and worth noting is that the Wayland Display Server support has been updated to take advantage of the latest API.
19 December 2011 - New Version - 1 Comment
Epiphany, the web-browser for the GNOME desktop, is receiving a rather significant facelift as it becomes more important to the GNOME3 desktop.
5 December 2011 - GNOME Web - 34 Comments
Among the interesting package updates for the latest GNOME 3.3/3.4 development update are some of the changes to Clutter and Cogl (the Clutter OpenGL component) in preparation for their version 1.10 releases.
28 November 2011 - New Version
For those interested in the GTK3 tool-kit on Windows, improvements are forthcoming.
25 November 2011 - GTK3+
There's new major development versions of KDE and GNOME now available. On the GNOME side it's GNOME 3.3.2 and for KDE it's the Software Compilation 4.8 Beta 1.
25 November 2011 - New Desktops - 3 Comments
There's new releases of GTK+ and Mutter, both of which bring new features. The releases are GTK+ 3.3.4 and Mutter 3.3.2, which are development versions in the road to GNOME 3.4.
22 November 2011 - New Releases - 21 Comments
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