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Wayland Still To Be A "Tech Preview" In GNOME 3.12

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 Finally Ported To GTK+ 3

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

A Look At The New Gedit GUI In GNOME 3.12

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

GNOME Shell 3.12 Beta Has Many Late Changes

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 3.12 Beta Lands Some Last Minute Changes

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 Uses New Wayland Methods

GTK+ 3.11.7 has been released for this week's GNOME 3.12 Beta.
19 February 2014 - GTK+ 3.11.7

WebKitGTK+ 2.3.90 Has Initial WebKit2 Touch Support

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+

GNOME2-Forked MATE Desktop Is Being Ported To Wayland

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 3.12 Will Let You Disable Geolocation Support

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

GNOME Shell Lands High DPI Support

The GNOME Shell now has HiDPI support for scaling its user-interface on high DPI displays.
12 February 2014 - HiDPI - 27 Comments

Transmageddon Video Transcoder Adding New Features

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 Will Be Bringing Many New Features

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

Epiphany 3.11.4 Browser Gets Released

The latest release of the WebKitGTK+ powered Epiphany web-browser is now available as the latest milestone towards its incorporation in GNOME 3.12.
8 February 2014 - Epiphany 3.11.4 - 6 Comments

User Features Coming To GNOME 3.11.5

GNOME 3.11.5 is anticipated for release later today and with it will come new user-facing features.
6 February 2014 - GNOME 3.11.5 - 37 Comments

Epiphany, WebKitGTK+ Make Use Of Multiple Web Processes

WebKitGTK+ in its latest development form has a new multiple web process model that allows spawning one process per web view. With GNOME's version of WebKit having this feature, the Epiphany web-browser is already making use of the new API.
5 February 2014 - Multi Web Process

GNOME Shell 3.11.5 Brings Various Fixes, Additions

GNOME Shell 3.11.5 is out this morning ahead of the next planned GNOME 3.12 development release.
5 February 2014 - GNOME Shell 3.11.5

Mutter-Wayland Gains Full Support For Sub-Surfaces

Wayland had sub-surfaces support added to its core protocol a few months back and it enhances several common desktop use-cases. We've seen GNOME's Mutter-Wayland component gain initial sub-surfaces support and now with the recent Wayland 1.4 release it supports sub-surfaces full-on.
5 February 2014 - Mutter Wayland 3.11.5 - 1 Comment

GNOME Videos (Totem) Gets Overhauled

The next-generation version of GNOME Videos is starting to take shape and become usable for GNOME fans. GNOME Videos looks much better than Totem from the GNOME 2.x days.
5 February 2014 - GNOME Videos - 13 Comments

GNOME 3.12 Might Be Delayed Until Wayland 1.5

GNOME developers are looking at delaying the official release of GNOME 3.12 until the Wayland 1.5 release that should happen in April.
4 February 2014 - GNOME Wayland - 32 Comments

GTK+ In GNOME 3.12 Gets New "Popovers" Feature

The latest GTK+ tool-kit code in development for GNOME 3.12 brings a new GtkPopovers widget.
22 January 2014 - GTK+ 3.12 Work - 12 Comments

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