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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

MonoDevelop vs. Xamarin Studio IDEs

In writing yesterday about Xamarin 2.0 it wasn't clear the relation between the new Xamarin Studio integrated development environment and MonoDevelop IDE that Xamarin had been pushing up to this point for Mono development. Now there's some clarification out of the Cambridge company.
21 February 2013 - MonoDevelop - 161 Comments

NetworkManager Now Supports Bridging, AP-Mode Hotspot

NetworkManager 0.9.8 was released today and while being called a "new stable bugfix release" it does introduce several new features for users of this Linux networking component.
20 February 2013 - NetworkManager 0.9.8 - 10 Comments

Vincent Untz Goes Over The Direction Of GNOME

Aside from all the Phoronix video recordings of the X.Org and Wine development rooms during the FOSDEM 2013 meeting last weekend in Brussels, Vincent Untz went over the direction of GNOME and whether the GNOME community has gone crazy.
9 February 2013 - Video - 96 Comments

GNOME Wants To Sandbox Applications Too

As another item that was discussed last week in Brussels during the GNOME Developer Hackfest is sandboxing of GNOME applications. GNOME developers already decided they want applications written in JavaScript but as another security measure they want to begin sandboxing applications.
6 February 2013 - GNOME Sandboxing - 13 Comments

GNOME To Use JavaScript For New User Programs

At the GNOME Developer Experience Hackfest last week in Brussels, GNOME developers decided to recommend JavaScript as the new language for writing GNOME applications.
4 February 2013 - GNOME JavaScript - 55 Comments

Power Management To See Changes In GNOME 3.8

The GNOME 3.8 release will make several user-facing changes concerning how power management is dealt with for the open-source desktop environment.
1 February 2013 - GNOME 3.8 - 28 Comments

Lennart Poettering Takes To Battling Systemd Myths

Lennart Poettering, the controversial open-source developer behind PulseAudio and systemd among other projects, has written a lengthy blog post as he attempts to battle some myths about his Linux init daemon.
26 January 2013 - Systemd Myths - 83 Comments

GNOME 3.8 Is Moving Along On Its New Features

Matthias Clasen has issued an update today concerning the progress of new features for the upcoming release of GNOME 3.8.
22 January 2013 - GNOME 3.8 Update - 15 Comments

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