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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

The First Fully-Sandboxed Linux Desktop App Is...

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

How-To Use OpenGL With GTK3 In Upcoming GNOME 3.16

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

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

GNOME's OPW Women Program Becomes Outreachy

The Outreach Program for Women (OPW) by GNOME has now been renamed to Outreachy.
4 February 2015 - Outreachy - 37 Comments

The Better Looking Window Decorations For GNOME 3.16

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

GParted 0.21 Brings ReFS Detection, EXT4 For RHEL5, Reiser4 For Linux 3.x

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 Brings Latest Features For GNOME 3.16

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

GNOME Makes Progress On Sandboxed Applications

GNOME has quietly been working on sandboxed applications support and for GNOME 3.16 they hope to ship an initial reference runtime implementation of their new technology.
21 January 2015 - GNOME Sandboxed Apps - 11 Comments

NetworkManager Now Supports WiFi Power Savings

The latest feature added to NetworkManager is support for WiFi power-savings.
21 January 2015 - WiFi Power-Save - 6 Comments

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

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