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GTK+ Support Moves Along For Unity 8 On Mir

Canonical developers have been making progress on allowing GTK+ applications to work natively atop Ubuntu's Unity 8 desktop with the Mir display server in place of the X.Org Server or even XMir for that matter.

18 June 2014 - GTK+ - 10 Comments
GNOME Mutter 3.13.2 Brings HiDPI Support On Wayland

GNOME 3.10 brought initial work on HiDPI support -- displays with very high pixel densities -- and that support improved greatly with GNOME 3.12. Most of that work up to now has been about supporting HiDPI displays under the X.Org Server, but now for GNOME 3.14 there's basic HiDPI support for Mutter on Wayland.

27 May 2014 - HiDPI - 1 Comment
Features On The Roadmap For GTK+

Yesterday the GTK+ gestures support branch was merged but besides that basic gestures support within the GNOME tool-kit, there's also many other features and improvements on the agenda for GTK+ developers.

24 May 2014 - GTK+ 3.14 - 15 Comments
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'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
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 - 248 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

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