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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

GNOME Mutter Now Uses GTK+ For Drawing All Window Decorations

A number of improvements landed this morning for GNOME's Mutter window manager to change the way decorations are drawn and removing support for the old Metacity theme format.
29 December 2014 - Window Manager - 15 Comments

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 - 9 Comments

GNOME Shell 3.15.3 Adds Support For High-Contrast Themes

Various GNOME packages are being checked in this week for GNOME 3.15.3, another development release toward GNOME 3.16.
19 December 2014 - GNOME 3.15.3

GNOME Builder Is Still Building Up To A New IDE For Developers

GNOME Builder is that interesting GNOME IDE project for developers.
18 December 2014 - GNOME Builder - 4 Comments

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

GTK's Broadway Back-End Now Supports SSL

There's already a lot of new features coming to GTK+ for GNOME 3.16 and now the latest addition is SSL support for the Broadway back-end.
15 December 2014 - Broadway SSL - 4 Comments

Nautilus Ported To New GTK Widgets For GNOME 3.16

GNOME's file manager, Nautilus, is seeing some much needed love for the GNOME 3.15 development cycle ahead of GNOME 3.16 next March.
12 December 2014 - File Manager - 14 Comments

Python 3 Support Added To The GNOME Shell

While GNOME 3.15.2 was released yesterday, GNOME Shell 3.15.2 was just tagged this morning.
27 November 2014 - GNOME Shell - 15 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

GTK+ Inspector Gains More Features Ahead Of GNOME 3.16

For those doing much development in GTK+, the GtkInspector integrated debugger continues making much progress and will offer a wealth of more development and debug capabilities with GNOME 3.16.
24 November 2014 - GtkInspector - 13 Comments

OpenGL Support Is Looking Good For GTK+ 3.16, But Help Is Needed

OpenGL support under GTK is getting into good shape for providing a nice, out-of-the-box experience by default on key platforms for the GTK+ 3.16 / GNOME 3.16 release in March.
15 November 2014 - GTK 3.16

GNOME 3.14.2 Released

Frederic Peters has announced the release of GNOME 3.14.2.
13 November 2014 - 3.14

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

GNOME Tries To Make OpenPGP Key Signing Easier

This past week the first release of GNOME Keysign was made available, a tool aimed at making OpenPGP key signing easier.
9 November 2014 - GNOME Keysign - 6 Comments

Pitivi 0.94 Released: Ported To Python 3, Offers Many Improvements

Pitivi 0.94 was released as the latest version of the open-source, non-linear video editor powered by the GStreamer Editing Services library.
3 November 2014 - Pitivi Video Editor - 2 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

GtkInspector Now Supports Dealing With Multiple Back-Ends For GTK

Matthias Clasen did some weekend hacking to allow GtkInspector to work across different display connections, e.g. debugging a GTK application running in Wayland while GtkInspector is running under X11 or the HTML5 Broadway back-end.
28 October 2014 - GDK Back-Ends - 1 Comment

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

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