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Version 1.18 of the Clutter tool-kit has been released ahead of this month's GNOME 3.12 debut. Clutter 1.18 brings with it some prominent changes.
19 March 2014 - Clutter
One of the GNOME 3.12 features not yet talked about on Phoronix is the new gnome-initial-setup for easy first-run configuration options of the GNOME desktop.
16 March 2014 - gnome-initial-setup - 71 Comments
As a quick update to the HiDPI support on top of yesterday's article about GNOME Shell 3.12 getting last minute HiDPI improvements, more work has landed today for supporting high-resolution Retina displays within this next GNOME desktop environment update.
14 March 2014 - HiDPI - 2 Comments
One of the user-facing features of GNOME 3.12 is GNOME Shell's HiDPI support, but last minute issues regarding HiDPI are still being resolved.
13 March 2014 - HiDPI - 10 Comments
Upstream NetworkManager now has support for the Virtual Extensible LAN.
6 March 2014 - NetworkManager - 1 Comment
GTK+ 3.11.8 was released this morning as the latest version of the in-development GTK tool-kit for the upcoming GNOME 3.12 release.
4 March 2014 - GTK+ 3.11.8 - 3 Comments
GNOME's Epiphany web-browser already received some major improvements during the 3.12 development cycle but the work isn't quite over yet.
3 March 2014 - Epiphany - 10 Comments
A new feature that's landed for GNOME 3.12 is GTK+ now supporting Google's CloudPrint service.
28 February 2014 - GTK+ 3.12 - 11 Comments
While a lot of headway has been made during the GNOME 3.10 and 3.12 development cycles for allowing the GNOME Shell and rest of the desktop run natively on Wayland without a hard dependency on X11, it was decided that enabling the Wayland support by default will not happen now until at least GNOME 3.14. GNOME 3.12 will still work as a very reasonable Wayland tech preview, but there's some unfinished tasks to be addressed.
28 February 2014 - GNOME 3.12 - 17 Comments
GNOME's Meld application has finally been ported to the GTK+ 3 tool-kit along with other updated GNOME 3 technologies like GSettings.
22 February 2014 - Meld - 21 Comments
With the upcoming release of GNOME 3.12 there is a brand new user-interface for Gedit, GNOME's text editor.
20 February 2014 - Gedit - 35 Comments
Going along with new releases of GTK+, Epiphany, WebKitGTK+, and other updated packages for this week's GNOME 3.12 Beta, the GNOME Shell 3.11.90 release is now available.
19 February 2014 - GNOME Shell - 10 Comments
Epiphany 3.11.90 was released today and with it the GNOME web-browser continues landing more important.
19 February 2014 - Epiphany 3.11.90 - 2 Comments
GTK+ 3.11.7 has been released for this week's GNOME 3.12 Beta.
19 February 2014 - GTK+ 3.11.7
GNOME's version of the WebKit rendering engine, WebKitGTK+, now has out a new development version for the GNOME 3.12 beta release. There's also many other new GNOME packages for the upcoming 3.12 beta release.
18 February 2014 - WebKitGTK+
MATE Desktop, the well known fork of the GNOME 2 desktop environment, is in the process of being ported to Wayland.
17 February 2014 - MATE Wayland - 10 Comments
GNOME has geolocation support for pinpointing you down to your city, but now it can be disabled with the latest GNOME Shell work.
16 February 2014 - GNOME 3.12 - 24 Comments
The GNOME Shell now has HiDPI support for scaling its user-interface on high DPI displays.
12 February 2014 - HiDPI - 27 Comments
The Transmageddon video converter that's built atop GStreamer for Linux/Unix systems to transcode video files is on the heels of a new release that will deliver multiple new features.
10 February 2014 - Transmageddon
GStreamer 1.4 is under heavy development ahead of its next release that's due out in March or April. Here's a look at some of the new features coming to this open-source multimedia framework relied upon by many Linux desktop applications. Among the best additions to GStreamer 1.4 is support for H.265, VP9, and Daala. Wayland is also now supported.
10 February 2014 - GStreamer 1.4 - 2 Comments
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