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Client-Side Decoration Theming With GNOME

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

GNOME 3.11.2 Has Many Changes

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

GStreamer VA-API Handles New Video Capabilities

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: A GStreamer & Clutter Powered Movie Player

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 Gets Updated; Sub-Surfaces Support

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

GNOME 3.12 Makes Further Wayland Inroads

The latest GNOME 3.12 development packages have better support for running on Wayland.
14 November 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 14 Comments

Broadway Lands More GTK3 iPad Improvements

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 Gets Touch Support; GTK3 On The iPad

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

GIMP Gets Good Metadata Support Via Exiv2

Making GIMP 2.10 a more exciting release is that the open-source image manipulation/editing program finally has good support for dealing with image meta-data for EXIF, IPTC, and XMP formats.
7 November 2013 - GIMP 2.10 - 23 Comments

GNOME 3.12 To Make Greater Use Of UPower

Early GNOME 3.12 development packages are beginning to make more extensive use of UPower, the Linux power device abstraction layer that's reaching version 1.0.
1 November 2013 - UPower - 2 Comments

GNOME 3.12 Development Packages Start Coming

With the first GNOME 3.12 development release (v3.11.1) due to occur this week, many of the first very early GNOME 3.12 packages are being checked in for early testing ahead of the desktop's full debut in March of 2014.
30 October 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 4 Comments

GTK+ 3 Is Now Officially Available On Windows

In light of applications like Wireshark moving from GTK to Qt over better cross-platform support and portability, the GNOME team has finally released their first GTK+3 binaries for Microsoft Windows.
28 October 2013 - GTK+ 3 - 28 Comments

GNOME To Work On Wayland Accessibility Support

Now that GNOME 3.10 has shipped and with it comes initial native Wayland support, GNOME developers are beginning to focus on the GNOME 3.12 release cycle and working on some of the open work items in Wayland enablement.
16 October 2013 - GNOME 3.10

AbiWord 3.0 Released With Many Changes, GTK3

AbiWord 3.0 is finally out with support for the GTK+ 3.x tool-kit and a significant number of other new features to the GNOME-focused multi-platform open-source word processor.
13 October 2013 - AbiWord 3.0 - 15 Comments

Shotwell 0.15 Brings Several Enhancements

The Shotwell photo management/organizer software for the GNOME desktop has been updated. As the first major update to Shotwell in several months, this release comes with several changes.
4 October 2013 - Shotwell 0.15 - 3 Comments

GNOME Gets A Log Viewer For Systemd's Journal

There's a new GNOME application that experienced its first release this morning: GNOME Logs. While there's a lot of work left on the project, GNOME Logs is to serve as a centralized log viewer for the systemd journal on the GNOME desktop.
30 September 2013 - GNOME Logs - 54 Comments

GNOME "Flashback" Released, GNOME Panel 3.8

This week prior to the GNOME 3.10 release also marked the release of GNOME-Panel 3.8 and GNOME-Flashback-Session 3.8. The "GNOME Flashback" project is about revitalizing the GNOME 3 "fallback" session experience found in earlier 3.x releases for cases where no 3D hardware acceleration was available.
28 September 2013 - GNOME Flashback - 32 Comments

WebKitGTK+ 2.2 Release Brings Exciting Features

To accompany the GNOME 3.10 release, WebKitGTK+ 2.2.0 was released on Friday. This update to the GNOME version of the WebKit web rendering engine is quite an exciting update with numerous new features.
27 September 2013 - WebKitGTK+ 2.2 - 1 Comment

GStreamer 1.2 Feature Release Is Now Available

GStreamer 1.2.0 is now available as the first major update to this widely-used open-source multimedia framework since the GStreamer 1.0 milestone some months ago.
24 September 2013 - GStreamer 1.2.0 - 48 Comments

It's Now Easier Running Wayland Under GNOME-Session

With another day comes more improvements to the Linux desktop running atop Wayland. While yesterday saw Enlightenment on Wayland work, today already is some GNOME Wayland activity ahead of the GNOME 3.10 release in just a few weeks time.
12 September 2013 - GNOME Session Wayland - 32 Comments

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