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The ninth and latest round of GNOME's Outreach Program for Women (OPW) came to an end yesterday.
10 March 2015 - GNOME OPW - 45 Comments
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
The latest GNOME application to speak of that's entered development is Nuntius, a program to show your Android phone/tablet notifications directly on the GNOME desktop as part of its notification system.
6 March 2015 - GNOME Nuntius - 27 Comments
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
Besides releasing Mutter 3.15.91 on Wednesday, Florian Müllner also released an updated version of GNOME Shell for the imminent GNOME 3.15.91 release.
5 March 2015 - GNOME Shell 3.15.91
Florian Müllner released the latest GNOME Mutter window manager update in the road to this month's GNOME 3.16 debut. In particular, today's Mutter 3.15.91 release has some prominent Wayland fixes.
4 March 2015 - Mutter On Wayland
Emmanuele Bassi of GNOME has released version 1.21.6 of Clutter, the latest development version of this toolkit used by GNOME and other projects.
3 March 2015 - Clutter 1.21.6 - 5 Comments
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 - 11 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 - 33 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 - 37 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
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