GNOME News Archives
The Zeigeist framework that is responsible for much of the logging responsibilities in the GNOME world and powers the GNOME Activity Journal is finally nearing version 1.0. The 1.0 milestone comes after landing a number of improvements recently and after nearly a half-decade of development work.
4 January 2014 - Zeitgeist 1.0
The Ubuntu GNOME distribution that packages up the latest GNOME Shell 3 desktop environment atop Ubuntu Linux is already conceding they are low on resources and might be incapable of doing a 14.04 LTS release come next spring.
25 December 2013 - Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 - 33 Comments
New development releases of the Mutter window manager and GNOME Shell are out this week for GNOME's 3.11.3 development milestone.
20 December 2013 - GNOME 3.11.3 - 1 Comment
The latest development version of WebKitGTK+ 2.3.3 is now available and it comes with several enhancements and new features.
19 December 2013 - WebKitGTK+ 2.3.3
Matthias Clasen has tagged the latest development version of the GTK3 tool-kit. As has been common to GTK+ 3.10 and 3.11 development series, this newest version continues with Wayland improvements.
17 December 2013 - GTK+ 3.11.3 - 1 Comment
While NetworkManager already has great integration with the GNOME and KDE desktops and there are command-line interfaces to this open-source network management program, there's now a new curses-based interface.
13 December 2013 - NMTUI - 16 Comments
GNOME applications are seeing greater integration support with Facebook in the GNOME 3.12 development cycle.
13 December 2013 - Facebook Integration - 18 Comments
GNOME 3.12 is looking exciting because of continued Wayland improvements and other desktop work, but we've now found out that the GNOME Terminal is receiving some love in the GNOME 3.12 cycle.
10 December 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 34 Comments
GParted 0.17.0 was released today and its key feature is support for online resizing of file-systems along with other bug fixes and updates.
9 December 2013 - GParted 0.17.0 - 12 Comments
At the recent GStreamer Conference 2013 there was a presentation on "Taking Gstreamer to the Next Level" and in there some interesting features were brought up.
8 December 2013 - GStreamer's Future - 37 Comments
The GStreamer Conference 2013 videos and slides are now available online for anyone curious about GStreamer and OpenGL, Linux multimedia enhancements coming, the Opus and Daala free codecs, PulseAudio, and other open-source media topics.
6 December 2013 - Linux Multimedia
GStreamer 1.4 will be packing new end-user features when it's introduced next year. Landing in Git already for the GStreamer 1.3 development series are already a few exciting additions.
5 December 2013 - GStreamer 1.4 - 20 Comments
GNOME 3.10 brought support for client-side decorations and with CSD comes a new set of changes to the GTK+ themes. Here's some information from Matthias Clasen should you be a GNOME user and impacted by the changes.
5 December 2013 - GNOME CSD Themes - 2 Comments
The GNOME 3.11.2 development release made it out a few days ago and with it comes many new features as developers work towards the stable GNOME 3.12 release in March.
27 November 2013 - GNOME 3.12 Development - 64 Comments
The GStreamer plug-ins for handling VA-API video encoding and decoding have been updated to support new features and capabilities.
27 November 2013 - GStreamer VA-API - 3 Comments
Snappy is an open-source movie player that has become part of the GNOME project and is powered by GStreamer and features a user-interface written in Clutter. The project has been around for a while but releases are rare, except for a new update this week.
24 November 2013 - GNOME Project Too - 8 Comments
Mutter Wayland has been updated for the forthcoming development release of GNOME 3.11.2. The main feature with this Mutter Wayland update is support for Wayland sub-surfaces.
22 November 2013 - Mutter Wayland 3.11.2 - 5 Comments
The latest GNOME 3.12 development packages have better support for running on Wayland.
14 November 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 14 Comments
The Broadway back-end to the GTK3 tool-kit that provides remote HTML5 support for rendering GTK+ applications within modern web-browsers has received further work to support having GTK applications on the Apple iPad.
13 November 2013 - Broadway
Broadway, an HTML5 back-end for GTK3 to allow running GTK3 programs in modern web-browsers, has picked up an interesting feature.
12 November 2013 - Touch Support - 1 Comment
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