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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

GNOME's Git Tool Has Been Ported To Vala

GitG v0.3.1 has been announced as their first release under the code's major rewrite.
6 January 2014 - GitG 0.3.1 - 15 Comments

GNOME's Zeitgeist Finally Nears v1.0

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

Ubuntu GNOME Might Fail To Do A 14.04 LTS Release

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

Mutter, GNOME Shell Updated For GNOME 3.11.3

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

WebKitGTK+ 2.3.3 Brings Various Improvements

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

GTK+ 3.11.3 Improves Wayland Support

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

NetworkManager Gets A New Text Interface

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 3.12 To Plug Into Facebook In New Ways

GNOME applications are seeing greater integration support with Facebook in the GNOME 3.12 development cycle.
13 December 2013 - Facebook Integration - 18 Comments

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