Outreachy, the program formerly known as GNOME OPW, has announced their selected participants who will be engaging with various open-source projects over the next few months.
The first GNOME GTK+ tool-kit update is now out there for the GNOME 3.17 development series that will culminate with the release of GNOME 3.18 in September.
One of the latest focuses of prolific free software developer Richard Hughes has been on fwupd, an open-source and easy way to update device firmware.
The popular GIMP image editing program continues in its quest of being ported to GTK3, but it's still not clear when it will be finished and merged to mainline.
While GNOME 3.16 was just released last month, changes coming ahead for GNOME 3.18 and particularly GTK+ 3.18 are quite exciting.
For users of the open-source Midori web-browser, a new release is available.
GNOME developers are busy working on the 3.17/3.18 series following last month's successful release of GNOME 3.16. As usual, developers are planning to have this next release out in late September.
With WiMAX not being too popular and other competing wireless standards taking over, NetworkManager is discontinuing its support for this technology.
The first point release to GNOME 3.16 was just officially released.
GNOME/GTK+ developers are finally preparing themselves to drop support for Microsoft Windows XP.
For those still living in the GNOME 2 days, the MATE Desktop 1.10 has arrived for Easter.
Following last week's release of GNOME 3.16, the initial builds of the GNOME SDK Runtime are now available for those wishing to experiment with their new fully-sandboxed Linux app tech and other new app runtime abilities.
Matthias Clasen just sent out the official release announcement for GNOME 3.16 a few minutes ago. Based upon my testing of the GNOME 3.16 development packages thus far, I'm very confident in calling it their best desktop release yet!
For making its desktop more accessible to users, GNOME 3.16 has improvements when it comes to its high contrast theme with the shell and toolkit both having received accessibility improvements this cycle.
The Epiphany open-source web-browser has benefited from a number of changes ahead of tomorrow's GNOME 3.16 release.
The final v3.16.0 releases of the GNOME Shell and Mutter window manager are available this Monday afternoon.
Another GNOME 3.16 package christened this morning for Wednesday's release is WebKitGTK+ 2.8.0.
It's GNOME 3.16 week! Matthias Clasen checked in the important GTK+ 3.16.0 package prior to the deadline tonight.
Frederic Peters on the behalf of the GNOME release team announced the GNOME 3.15.92 release today, which serves as the release candidate ahead of the GNOME 3.16 official release at month's end.
GNOME Shell 3.15.92 was released today and among other minor enhancements it improves the GNOME classic theme.
Matthias Clasen has released the latest GTK+ 3.15 development release that's near final and about ready to be named GTK+ 3.16.
As part of the latest round of GNOME's Women Outreach Program, usability issues with GNOME were analyzed.
The ninth and latest round of GNOME's Outreach Program for Women (OPW) came to an end yesterday.
Last week I covered the new GNOME project of Nuntius, an effort to send tablet/smart-phone Android notifications to the GNOME desktop. There was a fair amount of interest in Nuntius, including many forum goers asking why they didn't use KDE-Connect, among other questions. Those questions have now been addressed.
The latest GNOME application to speak of that's entered development is Nuntius, a program to show your Android phone/tablet notifications directly on the GNOME desktop as part of its notification system.
For those in need of a new open-source music player, Foobnix is GPLv3-licensed, written in Python, and with its newest release has been ported to using the GTK3 tool-kit.
Besides releasing Mutter 3.15.91 on Wednesday, Florian Müllner also released an updated version of GNOME Shell for the imminent GNOME 3.15.91 release.
Florian Müllner released the latest GNOME Mutter window manager update in the road to this month's GNOME 3.16 debut. In particular, today's Mutter 3.15.91 release has some prominent Wayland fixes.
Emmanuele Bassi of GNOME has released version 1.21.6 of Clutter, the latest development version of this toolkit used by GNOME and other projects.
A new development release of GNOME's GTK+ tool-kit is now available ahead of next month's official GNOME 3.16 release.
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