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Video Hardware Acceleration For WebKitGTK+

Video hardware acceleration is being worked on for WebKitGTK+ with composited video support.
29 July 2013 - WebKitGTK+

ModemManager 1.0 Release Supports QMI & MBIM

ModemManager, the network modem component for NetworkManager, has finally seen its 1.0 stable release. ModemManager 1.0 brings with it many new features including a new tool and support for QMI and MBIM devices.
19 July 2013 - ModemManager - 1 Comment

GStreamer 1.1.1 Draws In New Features, Plug-Ins

Version 1.1.1 of GStreamer Core and Plugins have been released, which provide new features and plug-ins for this important open-source multimedia framework.
5 June 2013 - GStreamer 1.1.1 - 3 Comments

User-Facing Features Coming To GNOME 3.10

Many user-facing features coming to the GNOME 3.10 desktop are starting to see the light of day. Here's some of them.
29 May 2013 - GNOME 3.10 - 24 Comments

The Last GNOME 3.8 Point Release Has Been Made

GNOME 3.8.2 was released this morning and it serves as the last bug-fix release in the GNOME 3.8 series. All work now is being focused on GNOME 3.10.
16 May 2013 - GNOME 3.8.2 - 8 Comments

GOCL: Bringing OpenCL To GNOME Software

GOCL has been introduced, a new GLib/GObject wrapper to OpenCL for GNOME applications. This new wrapper library seeks to make it easier for GNOME software to take advantage of OpenCL.
5 May 2013 - GNOME OpenCL - 6 Comments

Starting Development Of GNOME Shell, Mutter 3.10

With the first GNOME 3.10 development release due this week, the first GNOME 3.10 development snapshots (v3.9.1) of the GNOME Shell desktop and Mutter compositing window manager were checked in.
1 May 2013 - GNOME Shell 3.9.1. - 27 Comments

GParted 0.16 Now Handles F2FS File-System

Developers behind the GParted utility, the popular open-source program for managing Linux file-system partitions, released version 0.16.
24 April 2013 - GParted - 4 Comments

Numerous Improvements Heading Into GTK+ 3.10

At a recent GTK+ "hackfest" in Cambridge, some features heading into the GTK+ 3.10 tool-kit were worked on by a handful of GNOME developers.
23 April 2013 - GTK+ 3.10

Clutter Providing Acceleration For WebKitGTK+

A Clutter back-end for WebKitGTK+ is providing for hardware acceleration of some web content effects.
15 April 2013 - Old News - 2 Comments

WebKitGTK+ 2.0.0 Released With Many New Features

After being in development for the past two years, WebKitGTK+ 2.0.0 has been released and it defaults to their new WebKit2GTK+ API.
11 April 2013 - WebKitGTK+ 2 - 14 Comments

PHP Slowly Progresses For GLib, Cairo, Pango

While the PHP-GTK project has basically been dead for years, to provide GTK2 bindings to the PHP programming language, there have been several other projects worked on in more recent times to advance the GNOME support for the PHP programming language.
7 April 2013 - PHP GTK - 8 Comments

Midori 0.5 Released, Works Towards WebKit2

The lightweight GTK+ web-browser Midori has seen its v0.5.0 release. Midori 0.5.0 offers up new features for those using this WebKit-powered browser, but more features are on the horizon.
4 April 2013 - Lightweight GTK - 6 Comments

MATE Desktop 1.6 Brings New Features To GNOME 2

The MATE fork of the GNOME 2.x Desktop has now been upped to version 1.6 with some new features for vintage Linux desktop users.
2 April 2013 - MATE Desktop - 11 Comments

GNOME 3.8 Officially Released

The GNOME 3.8 Shell, Mutter, GTK+, and other 3.8 components of the GNOME Project were released on Wednesday.
27 March 2013 - GNOME 3.8 - 25 Comments

GTK+ 3.8.0 Supports Wayland 1.0, Better Performance

GTK+ 3.8.0 has been released ahead of this week's GNOME 3.8 desktop release. GTK+ 3.8 supports the Wayland 1.0 protocol, provides Broadway HTML5 server advancements, performance improvements, and much more.
25 March 2013 - Broadway Too - 18 Comments

GNOME 3.8 Release Candidate Now Available

GNOME 3.7.92 has been released, a.k.a. the release candidate for GNOME 3.8.
21 March 2013 - GNOME 3.8 - 58 Comments

GTK+ Support Merged For Wayland CSD

For a fair amount of time now there's been work on client side decorations for Wayland so that the Weston compositor with GTK+ can do the window decorations on the client-side rather than server-side as done with the X.Org Server. That work has now been merged to master.
17 March 2013 - Wayland GTK+ - 24 Comments

GNOME Will Move Full-Speed With Wayland Support

We already know that KDE developers aren't fond of Mir, Canonical's display server for the Unity desktop not derived from X.Org and Wayland. KDE developers aren't happy about it, some Xfce developers have also expressed dissatisfaction with the recent Canonical changes, and now there's a GNOME response. What's GNOME doing about Mir? They're laying out plans right now to move hard and fast with Wayland support!
13 March 2013 - GNOME Wayland - 140 Comments

Miguel de Icaza Leaves Linux For Apple OS X

Miguel de Icaza, well known the GNOME project founder and leader of the Mono camp, has left Linux for OS X.
5 March 2013 - Miguel - 152 Comments

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