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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

GNOME Terminal Gets Text Rewrap On Resizing

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 Supports Online Resizing

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

GStreamer Might Tackle DRM, Blu-Ray Support

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

GStreamer 2013 Conference Videos Now Online

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 1.3/1.4 Receives New Plug-Ins

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

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

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