Last week in France was the GStreamer 2015 Summer Hackfest. A summary of the hackfest has now been posted and GStreamer 1.5.90 has been released as a pre-release to GStreamer 1.6.
The Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) continues maturing for making it easy for Linux users to update their system firmware/BIOS from the Linux desktop.
The GNOME 3.18 beta is now available ahead of the planned GNOME 3.18.0 release in late September.
Going back to early 2014 has been this GNOME bug about screen flickering and screen update problems with the proprietary NVIDIA driver. With today's Mutter 3.18 update, those issues should be resolved.
Christian Schaller of Red Hat has written a lengthy blog post today about a Wayland update following a BoF from this year's GNOME GUADEC conference. There's still some major work left to be tackled before Wayland is ready to replace X, but the plan is still to make the default switch for Fedora 24 Workstation.
Released this week was GTK+ 3.17.7 as the latest tool-kit update leading up to the GNOME 3.18 Beta. With the GTK+ 3.17.7 release does come a few interesting changes.
The GNOME desktop environment turns eighteen years old today!
Prolific GNOME/GTK developer Matthias Clasen presented at the on-going GUADEC conference about neat tricks / little known features of GTK+.
It was the subject line of a news tip this weekend...
A new development release of GNOME's GTK+ tool-kit is out for testing today.
Three years ago this week was GUADEC 2012 where GNOME 4.0 was proposed along with GNOME OS. While GNOME 4.0 was supposed to materialize in 2014, that obviously didn't happen, but at least GNOME 3.x has matured a lot and garnered much better support than it had years ago.
Those controlling their network devices under Linux with NetworkManager will now be able to configure their Wake-on-LAN options for Ethernet connections.
GNOME 3.17.4 is now available as the latest development release towards the September debut of GNOME 3.18.
The GNOME 3 Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) are turning a year old and are in the process of being updated.
Alongside this morning's release of GNOME Shell 3.17.4 is the release of GNOME's Mutter 3.17.4.
GNOME Shell 3.17.4 is now available, but it's not the most exciting development release of recent times...
The latest "GNOME Flashback" packages have landed within the Ubuntu Testing and Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" archives for those wishing to use this GNOME2-like session.
GTK+ 3.17.5 has been released today as the newest version of the toolkit to coincide with GNOME 3.18 in just a few more months.
Fedora developer Kevin Fenzi has shared his experiences with testing the latest GNOME 3.18 development release, v3.17.3, on Wayland with Fedora Rawhide.
In working toward GNOME 3.17.4 later this month, the next version of the GTK+ tool-kit will receive a number of file chooser improvements and other work.
GNOME Shell and Mutter didn't see new 3.17.3 releases for last week's GNOME 3.17.3 development release, but today they've released the new package versions.
It seems there's an announcement imminent concerning some sort of "PulseVideo" project that likely is the PulseAudio equivalent for video.
Frederic Peters announced the availability today of GNOME 3.17.3.
Richard Hughes announced today the Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) for hardware vendors to be able to upload their firmware files -- thus making them redistributable to fwupd users (such as with Fedora 23+) assuming they comply with the AppStream specification.
Alexander Larsson has formally announced xdg-app today as the desktop app sandboxing system for GNOME environments.
While the current stable release of the F-Spot open-source photo manager is almost five years old, the software remains under development and a student participating in this year's Google Summer of Code is hoping to finish porting it to the GTK3 tool-kit.
The latest development release in the road to GNOME 3.18 is now available.
This week's GNOME 3.18 development update for the Mutter window manager brought X11 / Wayland clipboard interoperation so that the clipboard contents can be shared across Wayland and X11/X.Org clients. With the latest Git code, there's now drag-and-drop interoperation.
GNOME's Mutter window manager was updated to v3.17.2 today as the latest development version in the road to GNOME 3.18.
RandR 1.5 was firmed up a few days ago for X.Org Server 1.18. The lead features to RandR 1.5 are monitor objects and tile support.
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