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The GNOME Progress & Events That Defined 2014

The GNOME project had a rather splendid year with significant progress made in porting GNOME's components to Wayland, adding many features to the GTK+ tool-kit, enabling OpenGL support in GTK+, and improvements to the many GNOME applications.

28 December 2014 - GNOME News - Add A Comment
GTK+ On Windows Now Supports OpenGL

For users of the GTK+ tool-kit on Windows, OpenGL support is coming and follows in the footsteps of GTK's recent OpenGL focus and enablement on Linux.

17 December 2014 - GDK Windows OpenGL - 13 Comments
GNOME 3.15.2 Released

The second GNOME 3.15 development release is now available ahead of GNOME 3.16 next March.

26 November 2014 - GNOME 3.15 - 8 Comments
GNOME Foundation To Finally Challenge Groupon Over Trademarks

Back in July I wrote about how there was a rather apparent trademark collision with Groupon's Gnome. Groupon launched a product earlier this year called Gnome that's a software solution, runs on tablets, and is meant to help merchants with point-of-sales software, etc. Of course, that directly collides with the well known GNOME desktop environment and GNOME Foundation.

11 November 2014 - Groupon Gnome - 13 Comments
GTK+ 3.16's New GtkGLArea Widget Gets Improved

Earlier this month GTK+ 3.16 development code gained native OpenGL support. This GTK+ OpenGL support involved adding support for wrapping an OpenGL context for native windows with GLX on X11 and EGL on Wayland to use OpenGL to paint everything. A GtkGLArea widget was also added for providing OpenGL drawing access within GTK+ applications. The GtkGLArea has already seen some more improvements to better GTK's OpenGL support.

30 October 2014 - GTK OpenGL - 1 Comment
GNOME 3.15.1 Released

The first development snapshot for the GNOME 3.15 cycle is now available, which will end up being GNOME 3.16 come next March.

30 October 2014 - GNOME 3.15.1 - 5 Comments
GTK+ Lands Experimental Backend For Mir Display Server

GTK+ apps now run not only on X11 and Wayland under Linux with native support but the mainline GTK+ Git code now also supports running Ubuntu's Mir Display Server. That's right, there's now mainline Mir support in GTK for the GNOME/GTK 3.16 release.

23 October 2014 - GTK+ - 24 Comments
GTK+ 3.16 To Bring Several New Features

Already on Phoronix we have begun writing about features in Git for the GNOME 3.16 due out in March. GNOME contributor and Red Hat employee Matthias Clasen is excited too, particularly around some of the GTK+ tool-kit improvements.

23 October 2014 - GNOME 3.16 - 11 Comments
GStreamer 2014 Conference Videos Posted: Wayland, HTML5, 3D

The GStreamer Conference 2014 took place last week in Düsseldorf alongside other Linux Foundation events. For those that missed out on being there in person, Ubicast has once again provided wonderful video recordings of each of the sessions.

22 October 2014 - GStreamer - 1 Comment
Features GNOME Developers Want In The Linux Kernel

Made into a concise list is a number of features that GNOME developers want to see landed within the Linux kernel, in hopes of kernel developers eventually tackling these wish list features that could help not only GNOME but other desktops too.

21 October 2014 - Feature Requests - 15 Comments
GTK+ Gains Native Support For OpenGL

For GTK+ 3.16 there is now native support for OpenGL along with a new widget type. The GTK+ OpenGL support works on both X11 with GLX and under Wayland with EGL.

13 October 2014 - GDK OpenGL - 9 Comments
Other Projects Participating In This Winter's Women Outreach Program

While we've covered the X.Org Foundation's inaugural participation in the GNOME OPW women outreach program given our focus at Phoronix on the Linux graphics stack, women looking for other open-source projects to get involved with in the months ahead have a large choice for this winter OPW cycle.

2 October 2014 - GNOME OPW - 13 Comments

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