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GNOME 3.12 Will Let You Disable Geolocation Support

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

GNOME Shell Lands High DPI Support

The GNOME Shell now has HiDPI support for scaling its user-interface on high DPI displays.
12 February 2014 - HiDPI - 27 Comments

Transmageddon Video Transcoder Adding New Features

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 Will Be Bringing Many New Features

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

Epiphany 3.11.4 Browser Gets Released

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

User Features Coming To GNOME 3.11.5

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

Epiphany, WebKitGTK+ Make Use Of Multiple Web Processes

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 Brings Various Fixes, Additions

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

Mutter-Wayland Gains Full Support For Sub-Surfaces

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

GNOME Videos (Totem) Gets Overhauled

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 3.12 Might Be Delayed Until Wayland 1.5

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

GTK+ In GNOME 3.12 Gets New "Popovers" Feature

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

GNOME GTK+ Tool-Kit Gets Improvements For OS X

GTK's Quartz back-end saw some new activity yesterday to benefit GTK applications running on OS X.
18 January 2014 - Quartz Back-End - 17 Comments

GNOME Shell 3.10 Lands In Ubuntu 14.04

GNOME fans running Ubuntu Linux can rejoice that GNOME Shell 3.10 has made it for the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release.
17 January 2014 - GNOME Shell 3.10 - 9 Comments

GNOME Shell Lands App Folders System

Updates to GNOME Shell and Mutter have been released for this week's GNOME 3.11.4 development build in the road to GNOME 3.12.
16 January 2014 - GNOME 3.11.4 - 5 Comments

GTK+ 3.11.4 Adds A New Container, Widget Changes

GTK+ 3.11.4 was checked in this week for the debut of GNOME 3.11.4. This latest GTK update brings various tool-kit improvements, but no corrections to what some say is the biggest problem with GTK.
15 January 2014 - GTK+ 3.11.4 - 18 Comments

Clutter's Cogl Relicensed To Be More Permissive

An effort led by Intel Linux developers has resulted in Cogl being made availablw now under the MIT license instead of the LGPL. Cogl is the GNOME/Clutter project that provides a low-level OpenGL abstraction library.
15 January 2014 - Cogl OpenGL - 19 Comments

Gedit For GNOME 3.12 Receives Brand New UI

Gedit 3.11.2 has been released as the latest development version of GNOME's text editor in the lead-up to the GNOME 3.12 release in March. This latest version of Gedit brings a brand new user-interface to better interface with GNOME 3's human interface guidelines.
13 January 2014 - Gedit 3.11.2 - 89 Comments

Client Side Decoration Improvements Land In GTK+

Matthias Clasen landed a few client-side decoration improvements on Sunday night for the GTK tool-kit.
13 January 2014 - GTK+ CSD - 6 Comments

GNOME Ended 2013 With 46k Open Bug Reports

While Linus's Law says "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow", the GNOME project ended out 2013 with more than 46,000 open bugs. Here's some statistics out of the GNOME camp about the bugs and patch flow for 2013.
10 January 2014 - GNOME Bug Stats - 98 Comments

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