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What GNOME's Women Outreach Program Is Paying For This Summer

The GNOME Outreach Program for Women recently came under fire after finding out it was a big contributor to the GNOME Foundation running short on money, due to administering the program, fronting the associated costs, etc. We've already covered the 2014 Google Summer of Code projects so in this article we're taking a look at what the new GNOME women developers are getting done the next few months.
10 May 2014 - GNOME - 133 Comments

GNOME Wayland Is Approved For Fedora 21

The system-wide Wayland change has been approved for the Fedora 21 release that will occur later this year.
7 May 2014 - Wayland - 23 Comments

GNOME's Mutter On Wayland Gets HiDPI Support

With the GNOME 3.12 release, GNOME is one of the Linux desktop environments to best support HiDPI displays such as what's found on the Retina MacBook Pro, the ASUS Zenbook, and other laptops/ultrabooks and monitors. This HiDPI support has been under an X11/X.Org-based environment, but now there's similar treatment under Wayland.
3 May 2014 - HiDPI - 3 Comments

Graphene Works Towards The GTK+ Scene Graph API

Graphene is a new "thin layer" canvas library to access various graphics data types.
3 May 2014 - Graphene - 2 Comments

GNOME 3.13.1 Officially Released

The first development release of GNOME 3.14, which will ultimately become GNOME 3.14, has been released.
1 May 2014 - GNOME 3.13.1

GNOME Shell & Mutter 3.13.1 Released

The first development packages for GNOME 3.13.1 in the road to GNOME 3.14 have been released.
1 May 2014 - GNOME 3.13.1 - 3 Comments

GNOME Has Big Plans For Its Maps Application

GNOME Maps began development during the GNOME 3.10 cycle and going ahead for GNOME 3.14 and beyond are some ambitious plans to make this open-source OpenStreetMap-powered JavaScript application more like Google Maps in its abilities.
22 April 2014 - GNOME Maps 3.14 - 15 Comments

GStreamer 1.4 Will Make OpenGL A First-Class Citizen

The GStreamer 1.4 release that will happen in a few weeks time is officially making OpenGL a "first class citizen" and can be used by all platforms / operating systems supporting this open-source multimedia framework.
13 April 2014 - GStreamer - 1 Comment

The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money

While GNOME has been riding high lately with driving the development of its Wayland-based compositor and being the first major desktop getting there natively for most of its applications, and the overall work on the recent GNOME 3.12 release being fairly exciting, on the foundation side they are running into a budget shortfall and funds are becoming very tight within the GNOME Foundation.
13 April 2014 - GNOME Foundation - 247 Comments

GNOME's EasyTAG 2.2 Supports GTK3+ By Default & New Features

The GNOME EasyTAG application is a simple, open-source way for editing audio tags within popular audio file formats. The much-revamped EasyTAG 2.2.0 is now available.
12 April 2014 - EasyTAG - 6 Comments

Transmageddon 1.0 Transcoder Supports VP9, DVD Ripping

We've been waiting for it and today the Transmageddon 1.0 release finally took place for the open-source audio/video transcoder application.
1 April 2014 - Transmageddon - 12 Comments

GNOME 3.13 Is Now Open For Development

The GNOME 3.13 series is now open for new developments in the lead-up to the GNOME 3.14 stable desktop release in September of 2014.
28 March 2014 - GNOME 3.14 - 2 Comments

The Very Exciting GNOME 3.12 Has Been Released

As expected, GNOME 3.12 was officially released this morning.
26 March 2014 - GNOME 3.12 - 48 Comments

Features To Look Forward To In GNOME 3.12

GNOME 3.12 is gearing up to be released tomorrow, so here's a recap of features to look forward to with this next major GNOME desktop update.
25 March 2014 - GNOME 3.12 - 55 Comments

The GNOME 3.12 Software Center Sees Some Improvements

GNOME Software, the "app store" for managing software installed on the system using PackageKit/AppData, has seen many improvements and features for GNOME 3.12.
24 March 2014 - GNOME Software - 20 Comments

California Announced: A GNOME 3 Calendar

California is a new GNOME 3 app that's a feature-rich calendar and developed by Yorba, the organization behind the popular Geary, Shotwell, and other projects.
22 March 2014 - California - 6 Comments

Clutter 1.18 Released With Many New Features

Version 1.18 of the Clutter tool-kit has been released ahead of this month's GNOME 3.12 debut. Clutter 1.18 brings with it some prominent changes.
19 March 2014 - Clutter

Setting Up GNOME Is Easier With Version 3.12

One of the GNOME 3.12 features not yet talked about on Phoronix is the new gnome-initial-setup for easy first-run configuration options of the GNOME desktop.
16 March 2014 - gnome-initial-setup - 71 Comments

More HiDPI Changes Land For GNOME 3.12

As a quick update to the HiDPI support on top of yesterday's article about GNOME Shell 3.12 getting last minute HiDPI improvements, more work has landed today for supporting high-resolution Retina displays within this next GNOME desktop environment update.
14 March 2014 - HiDPI - 2 Comments

GNOME Shell 3.12 Receives Last-Minute HiDPI Fixes

One of the user-facing features of GNOME 3.12 is GNOME Shell's HiDPI support, but last minute issues regarding HiDPI are still being resolved.
13 March 2014 - HiDPI - 10 Comments

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