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