A ton of patches hit GNOME's Mutter this morning by Jonas Ådahl as he's been working towards multi DPI rendering and other improvements by drawing monitor contents to individual frame-buffers.
As part of Google Summer of Code, improved extraction support for compressed files is being worked on for the Nautilus file manager.
Red Hat's Jonas Ådahl has shared work being done to the GTK+ toolkit for avoiding global window positions for tooltips/menus/popovers and instead refactor it down to GDK and allow relative positioning.
GIMP 2.9.4 was tagged this afternoon as the newest development version of this popular open-source image manipulation program.
GStreamer core, gst-plugins-base, gst-plugins-good, gst-plugins-ugly, gst-plugins-bad, gst-libav, gst-rtsp-server, gst-python, gst-editing-services, gst-validate, gstreamer-vaapi, and gst-omx now have out their first 1.9 unstable series releases.
There's a new blog post concerning the state of Flatpak (formerly XDG-App) integration in the GNOME Software app/software store/center.
GNOME developer Emmanuele Bassi has shared the latest work he's been doing on GSK -- the GTK Scene Kit and the much anticipated improvements it will bring.
Pitivi 0.96 has been released as the first major update to this GNOME-aligned open-source video editor since the v0.95 release last November.
Coinciding with today's release of Fedora 24 is the official debut of Flatpak, formerly known as XDG-App.
This past week the GTK+ road-map was updated during the GTK hackfest with more plans for the future, on top of their new vision for GTK+ 4.0 and beyond.
Coming out yesterday from the start of GNOME's latest GTK+ hackfest were details on GTK+ 4.0 and future releases whereby they would change how they enforce API stability and how frequently they do major stable releases of the toolkit.
At a GTK+ hackfest this week the developers have come up with a new plan for delivering major releases of the GTK+ tool-kit every two years, e.g. GTK4, GTK5, GTK6, etc.
Matthias Clasen, well known Fedora / GNOME contributor at Red Hat, has written a blog post about the ongoing modularity work in the Linux desktop realm.
If all goes well, the GNOME 3.22 release due out in September will feature a new Control Center user-interface.
GNOME 3.21.2 was released this morning as the latest development version of the desktop leading up to September's release of GNOME 3.22.
GNOME Games 3.21.2 was released this weekend as the newest version of this GNOME desktop application for managing your video games collection.
For the past number of months GNOME developers have been working on XDG-App as their sandboxing mechanism for desktop applications built atop Linux standards. XDG-App is now no more but say hello to Flatpak.
Frederic Peters announced the release today of GNOME 3.20.2 as the second and last planned point release for the GNOME 3.20 series.
At various points in GNOME's history the Nautilus file manager has been less than maintained, but these days the situation is much brighter.
Matthias Clasen of Red Hat has written an update about changes to GNOME's GTK+ tool-kit for the 3.20 cycle but he also mentions some of the exciting work that's brewing for GNOME/GTK+ 3.22.
Matthias Clasen announced the release today of GNOME 3.21.1 as the first development release in the road towards GNOME 3.22.
GNOME's Epiphany web-browser has done its first development release in the GNOME 3.21 series, which is culminating with the GNOME 3.22 release this September.
The official release of NetworkManager 1.2 has finally happened.
The GNOME 3.22 release schedule has been finalized.
GNOME 3.20.1 is out today as the latest stable version of the GNOME desktop environment.
Carlos Garnacho writes today that they have managed to finally land support in the GTK+ tool-kit's Wayland code support for (drawing) tablets.
NetworkManager 1.2 should be released soon and the first release candidate is now available.
Users of OpenSUSE's Tumbleweed rolling-release Linux distribution will soon have access to GNOME 3.20.
With GNOME 3.20 having been released this week, developers working on the desktop stack have already firmed up their release schedule for the next six-month update, GNOME 3.22.
It's GNOME 3.20 release day.
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