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GNOME 3.8 Is Dropping Its Fallback Mode

Matthias Clasen on the behalf of the GNOME Release Team has announced that they have decided to eliminate GNOME's "fallback mode" with the upcoming 3.8 release that allowed a "GNOME classic" mode that didn't depend upon OpenGL/3D rendering and was more like the GNOME2 traitional desktop.
9 November 2012 - GNOME 3.8 Canning - 91 Comments

Linux Desktops Described In Terms Of Beer

With GNOME starting the GBeers initiative, for the weekend I couldn't help but to think about what beer pairings I would do if needing to match the popular Linux desktops with beer.
13 October 2012 - Beer! - 11 Comments

Ubuntu To Consider Ridding GNOME Fallback Code

Later this month in Copenhagen at the developer summit for Ubuntu 13.04, getting rid of the GNOME fallback code is a likely discussion item.
12 October 2012 - Ubuntu - 30 Comments

GNOME Launches GBeers Initiative

While there's many critics to the GNOME Shell desktop, will GNOME gain more followers through promoting the consumption of beer at monthly meet-ups?
8 October 2012 - GNOME + Beer - 7 Comments

GNOME 3.6 Released

GNOME 3.6 has been formally released today.
26 September 2012 - GNOME 3.6 - 24 Comments

GStreamer 1.0 Lands, GNOME 3.6 Is On Final Approach

With all of the GNOME 3.6.0 packages being checked in right now for releasing the updated open-source desktop this week, GStreamer 1.0.0 finally saw its first stable release.
25 September 2012 - GNOME 3.6 - 2 Comments

GNOME Shotwell Sees New Release

In advance of the GNOME 3.6 availability, the Shotwell photo manager/organizer has been released.
20 September 2012 - GNOME Shotwell

GStreamer 1.0.0 Is Due Next Weekend, Final Pre-Release

The last planned pre-release of GStreamer 1.0 has surfaced in anticipation of releasing this long-awaited version next weekend.
19 September 2012 - Final Pre-Release - 1 Comment

GStreamer Conference 2012 Videos

For those interested in GStreamer, Mesa, ALSA, or related Linux multimedia efforts, the videos from the GStreamer Conference are now available for viewing.
15 September 2012 - GStreamer

WebKitGTK+ Update Packs Many Features

The next update to the port of WebKit rendering engine to GTK+ features several new features.
15 September 2012 - WebKitGTK+ 1.10

Ten Suggestions For The GNOME Camp

Stemming from last year's GNOME User Survey that was hosted on Phoronix since the GNOME Foundation wasn't interested, the results continue to be analyzed.
10 September 2012 - Ten Suggestions - 70 Comments

GStreamer 1.0 To Come Before GNOME 3.6

It looks like GStreamer 1.0 will be officially released in September prior to the release of GNOME 3.6.
1 September 2012 - GStreamer 1.0 - 2 Comments

GStreamer 0.10 Is Dead, But 1.0 Has Lots Of Good Stuff

Tim-Philipp Müller of Collabora delivered the keynote this morning on the second and final day of the 2012 GStreamer Conference. Similar to yesterday's keynote about GStreamer 1.0, Tim-Philipp Müller talked about how GStreamer 0.10 is dead and the future is with the soon-to-release GStreamer 1.0 and more of the future plans for this multimedia framework.
28 August 2012 - GStreamer Keynote

GStreamer 1.0 Is Looking To Finally Be Released Soon

Keynoting the GStreamer 2012 Conference in San Diego was Wim Taymans of Collabora. Taymans was talking about GStreamer 1.0, which should be officially released very soon -- perhaps before GNOME 3.6 ships.
27 August 2012 - GStreamer 1.0 - 10 Comments

Mono 2.11.3 Packs In Microsoft's Entity Framework

Running fresh off $12M USD in funding, Miguel de Icaza's Xamarin has released their fourth preview release of Mono 2.11.
13 August 2012 - New Mono Release - 62 Comments

Disk Improvements Within GNOME 3.6

While disk management improvements might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to a desktop environment update, the disk utility (Disks) and udev within GNOME 3.6 will offer some new features.
3 August 2012 - GNOME Disks - 6 Comments

The Future Of GNOME: Very Optimistic?

Following the controversial information this weekend about some viewing GNOME as fading into abyss and losing relevance on the desktop, Christian Schaller has shared his views on the future of GNOME. In general he is very optimistic about the future of GNOME.
31 July 2012 - Thoughts - 39 Comments

MATE Desktop 1.4 Offers GNOME2 Improvements

MATE Desktop 1.4 has been released for those using this fork of the GNOME2 package set as their desktop environment.
31 July 2012 - New Release - 21 Comments

GNOME 4.0, GNOME OS Coming In 2014 & Other Crazy Plans

While some GNOME developers and users see the once fledging desktop environment fading into abyss, other GNOME developers see nothing but GNOME getting better with the best yet to come. It's been called for this week from GUADEC that GNOME 4.0 to be released in March of 2014 along with GNOME OS. That's not all of their ambitious plans but they think they can gain a 20% market-share by 2020 and they also have some other plans on their agenda.
28 July 2012 - GUADEC - 73 Comments

Cinnamon Desktop Comes To Fedora 17

Cinnamon, the project out of the Linux Mint camp for a new desktop that's based upon upstream GNOME but brings back memories of GNOME2, has now entered Fedora 17 through the stable updates repository.
21 July 2012 - Cinnamon Desktop - 4 Comments

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