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A Look At GNOME 3.16's High Contrast Theme

For making its desktop more accessible to users, GNOME 3.16 has improvements when it comes to its high contrast theme with the shell and toolkit both having received accessibility improvements this cycle.

24 March 2015 - GNOME High Contrast - 1 Comment
GNOME 3.16 Release Candidate Arrives

Frederic Peters on the behalf of the GNOME release team announced the GNOME 3.15.92 release today, which serves as the release candidate ahead of the GNOME 3.16 official release at month's end.

18 March 2015 - GNOME 3.15.92 - 11 Comments
More Details On GNOME's Nuntius Android Notification System

Last week I covered the new GNOME project of Nuntius, an effort to send tablet/smart-phone Android notifications to the GNOME desktop. There was a fair amount of interest in Nuntius, including many forum goers asking why they didn't use KDE-Connect, among other questions. Those questions have now been addressed.

9 March 2015 - Nuntius - Add A Comment
Foobnix Music Player Ported To GTK3

For those in need of a new open-source music player, Foobnix is GPLv3-licensed, written in Python, and with its newest release has been ported to using the GTK3 tool-kit.

5 March 2015 - Foobnix - 11 Comments
Screenshots Of The GNOME 3.16 Changes

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 - 33 Comments
GNOME's Log-In Screen Will Still Work Without Wayland

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
GNOME's Mutter Updated For Latest Wayland Support

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
Three Things That Annoy Me With Using GNOME 3

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
A Bunch Of Mir Improvemends Land In GTK+

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

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