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GNOME Shell Adds VP9 Screencasting, Mutter Improves Wayland

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 Lets Mutter Handle Input Device Configuration

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

GNOME Puts Out A Laptop Battery Testing Program

The newest GNOME application is for testing your laptop's battery power use under various scenarios.
15 January 2015 - GNOME-Battery-Bench - 9 Comments

Features To Look Out For With GNOME 3.16

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 Finishes Switching Over To GNOME 3.x

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

GNOME 3.16 To Have Foursquare Integration, Check-In On GNOME Maps

While Foursquare's heydays seem to be largely over, GNOME 3.16 is going to premiere its GNOME Online Accounts integration with Foursquare and allow users to check-in on GNOME Maps.
6 January 2015 - Foursquare - 11 Comments

GNOME's GTK+ Had A Booming 2014: OpenGL, Mir, Wayland, GtkInspector, Etc

GNOME's GTK+ tool-kit saw numerous improvements over the course of 2014 that led it to having a higher development activity rate than the preceding few years.
3 January 2015 - GTK+ - 6 Comments

GNOME MultiWriter: Easy Duplication Of Many USB Devices

Richard Hughes' latest announcement isn't of another open-source hardware project but rather a new GNOME software application.
2 January 2015 - GNOME MultiWriter - 22 Comments

GNOME Software, GNOME's App Store, Is Drawing Some Fresh Criticism

Shouldn't the GNOME Software "app store" include non-GUI (CLI) packages? That's one of the questions being asked yet again by users.
2 January 2015 - GNOME Software - 49 Comments

GNOME Mutter Now Uses GTK+ For Drawing All Window Decorations

A number of improvements landed this morning for GNOME's Mutter window manager to change the way decorations are drawn and removing support for the old Metacity theme format.
29 December 2014 - Window Manager - 15 Comments

The GNOME Progress & Events That Defined 2014

The GNOME project had a rather splendid year with significant progress made in porting GNOME's components to Wayland, adding many features to the GTK+ tool-kit, enabling OpenGL support in GTK+, and improvements to the many GNOME applications.
28 December 2014 - GNOME News - 9 Comments

GNOME Shell 3.15.3 Adds Support For High-Contrast Themes

Various GNOME packages are being checked in this week for GNOME 3.15.3, another development release toward GNOME 3.16.
19 December 2014 - GNOME 3.15.3

GNOME Builder Is Still Building Up To A New IDE For Developers

GNOME Builder is that interesting GNOME IDE project for developers.
18 December 2014 - GNOME Builder - 4 Comments

GTK+ On Windows Now Supports OpenGL

For users of the GTK+ tool-kit on Windows, OpenGL support is coming and follows in the footsteps of GTK's recent OpenGL focus and enablement on Linux.
17 December 2014 - GDK Windows OpenGL - 13 Comments

GTK's Broadway Back-End Now Supports SSL

There's already a lot of new features coming to GTK+ for GNOME 3.16 and now the latest addition is SSL support for the Broadway back-end.
15 December 2014 - Broadway SSL - 4 Comments

Nautilus Ported To New GTK Widgets For GNOME 3.16

GNOME's file manager, Nautilus, is seeing some much needed love for the GNOME 3.15 development cycle ahead of GNOME 3.16 next March.
12 December 2014 - File Manager - 14 Comments

Python 3 Support Added To The GNOME Shell

While GNOME 3.15.2 was released yesterday, GNOME Shell 3.15.2 was just tagged this morning.
27 November 2014 - GNOME Shell - 15 Comments

GNOME 3.15.2 Released

The second GNOME 3.15 development release is now available ahead of GNOME 3.16 next March.
26 November 2014 - GNOME 3.15 - 8 Comments

GTK+ Inspector Gains More Features Ahead Of GNOME 3.16

For those doing much development in GTK+, the GtkInspector integrated debugger continues making much progress and will offer a wealth of more development and debug capabilities with GNOME 3.16.
24 November 2014 - GtkInspector - 13 Comments

OpenGL Support Is Looking Good For GTK+ 3.16, But Help Is Needed

OpenGL support under GTK is getting into good shape for providing a nice, out-of-the-box experience by default on key platforms for the GTK+ 3.16 / GNOME 3.16 release in March.
15 November 2014 - GTK 3.16

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