GNOME News Archives
Screenshots Of The GNOME 3.16 Changes

Over the past few months on Phoronix have been dozens of articles concerning the state of GNOME 3.16. For those wanting a visual walkthrough of the GNOME 3.16 changes, Matthias Clasen has provided a nice screenshot overview.

23 February 2015 - GNOME 3.16 Features - 33 Comments
GNOME's Log-In Screen Will Still Work Without Wayland

With the just-released GNOME 3.16 Beta there's a switch to use Wayland by default for the GDM log-in screen. For those wondering what this means to those using binary blob graphics drivers on your systems or in cases where Wayland isn't working, fear not.

22 February 2015 - GNOME Wayland Log-In Screen - 18 Comments
GNOME's Mutter Updated For Latest Wayland Support

For those wishing to experiment with the latest Wayland technologies, short of running the Weston compositor, the bleeding-edge development GNOME stack continues to serve as an excellent alternative with quickly adopting support for new functionality.

17 February 2015 - Mutter On Wayland - 15 Comments
Three Things That Annoy Me With Using GNOME 3

At the beginning of this month I wrote how I switched back to Fedora Linux on my main system to replace Ubuntu and also wrote about changes I made when installing Fedora 21 on my main system, a new ThinkPad ultrabook with Broadwell processor. There's three small things that annoy me the most though about using GNOME 3.x.

15 February 2015 - GNOME 3.x - 97 Comments
A Bunch Of Mir Improvemends Land In GTK+

While Unity 8 is written in Qt5, GTK+ is still very important to Ubuntu even with their ongoing transition from running the desktop on an X.Org Server to instead using their own Mir display server technology within the next year on the desktop. Landing today in GTK+ Git ahead of GNOME 3.16 is a number of Mir back-end improvements.

5 February 2015 - Mir GTK+ - 13 Comments
Features To Look Out For With GNOME 3.16

While GNOME 3.16 isn't set to be released until March, there's a number of exciting features building up for this next desktop release and if you're ambitious you can test them now with the GNOME 3.15.x development releases.

12 January 2015 - GNOME 3.16 - 16 Comments
FreeBSD Finishes Switching Over To GNOME 3.x

FreeBSD GNOME developers have had various GNOME 3.x components in the FreeBSD Ports repository for months, and with GNOME 2.x now being decommissioned by this BSD operating system, the GNOME3 X11 desktop has replaced GNOME2 on the DVD install media script.

11 January 2015 - FreeBSD GNOME3 - 7 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 - 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

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