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Epiphany, WebKitGTK+ Make Use Of Multiple Web Processes

WebKitGTK+ in its latest development form has a new multiple web process model that allows spawning one process per web view. With GNOME's version of WebKit having this feature, the Epiphany web-browser is already making use of the new API.

5 February 2014 - Multi Web Process - Add A Comment
Mutter-Wayland Gains Full Support For Sub-Surfaces

Wayland had sub-surfaces support added to its core protocol a few months back and it enhances several common desktop use-cases. We've seen GNOME's Mutter-Wayland component gain initial sub-surfaces support and now with the recent Wayland 1.4 release it supports sub-surfaces full-on.

5 February 2014 - Mutter Wayland 3.11.5 - 1 Comment
GNOME Videos (Totem) Gets Overhauled

The next-generation version of GNOME Videos is starting to take shape and become usable for GNOME fans. GNOME Videos looks much better than Totem from the GNOME 2.x days.

5 February 2014 - GNOME Videos - 13 Comments
Clutter's Cogl Relicensed To Be More Permissive

An effort led by Intel Linux developers has resulted in Cogl being made availablw now under the MIT license instead of the LGPL. Cogl is the GNOME/Clutter project that provides a low-level OpenGL abstraction library.

15 January 2014 - Cogl OpenGL - 19 Comments
Gedit For GNOME 3.12 Receives Brand New UI

Gedit 3.11.2 has been released as the latest development version of GNOME's text editor in the lead-up to the GNOME 3.12 release in March. This latest version of Gedit brings a brand new user-interface to better interface with GNOME 3's human interface guidelines.

13 January 2014 - Gedit 3.11.2 - 89 Comments
GNOME Ended 2013 With 46k Open Bug Reports

While Linus's Law says "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow", the GNOME project ended out 2013 with more than 46,000 open bugs. Here's some statistics out of the GNOME camp about the bugs and patch flow for 2013.

10 January 2014 - GNOME Bug Stats - 99 Comments
GNOME's Zeitgeist Finally Nears v1.0

The Zeigeist framework that is responsible for much of the logging responsibilities in the GNOME world and powers the GNOME Activity Journal is finally nearing version 1.0. The 1.0 milestone comes after landing a number of improvements recently and after nearly a half-decade of development work.

4 January 2014 - Zeitgeist 1.0 - Add A Comment
Ubuntu GNOME Might Fail To Do A 14.04 LTS Release

The Ubuntu GNOME distribution that packages up the latest GNOME Shell 3 desktop environment atop Ubuntu Linux is already conceding they are low on resources and might be incapable of doing a 14.04 LTS release come next spring.

25 December 2013 - Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 - 33 Comments
GTK+ 3.11.3 Improves Wayland Support

Matthias Clasen has tagged the latest development version of the GTK3 tool-kit. As has been common to GTK+ 3.10 and 3.11 development series, this newest version continues with Wayland improvements.

17 December 2013 - GTK+ 3.11.3 - 1 Comment
NetworkManager Gets A New Text Interface

While NetworkManager already has great integration with the GNOME and KDE desktops and there are command-line interfaces to this open-source network management program, there's now a new curses-based interface.

13 December 2013 - NMTUI - 16 Comments
GNOME Terminal Gets Text Rewrap On Resizing

GNOME 3.12 is looking exciting because of continued Wayland improvements and other desktop work, but we've now found out that the GNOME Terminal is receiving some love in the GNOME 3.12 cycle.

10 December 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 34 Comments
GStreamer 2013 Conference Videos Now Online

The GStreamer Conference 2013 videos and slides are now available online for anyone curious about GStreamer and OpenGL, Linux multimedia enhancements coming, the Opus and Daala free codecs, PulseAudio, and other open-source media topics.

6 December 2013 - Linux Multimedia - Add A Comment
GStreamer 1.3/1.4 Receives New Plug-Ins

GStreamer 1.4 will be packing new end-user features when it's introduced next year. Landing in Git already for the GStreamer 1.3 development series are already a few exciting additions.

5 December 2013 - GStreamer 1.4 - 20 Comments
Client-Side Decoration Theming With GNOME

GNOME 3.10 brought support for client-side decorations and with CSD comes a new set of changes to the GTK+ themes. Here's some information from Matthias Clasen should you be a GNOME user and impacted by the changes.

5 December 2013 - GNOME CSD Themes - 2 Comments
GNOME 3.11.2 Has Many Changes

The GNOME 3.11.2 development release made it out a few days ago and with it comes many new features as developers work towards the stable GNOME 3.12 release in March.

27 November 2013 - GNOME 3.12 Development - 64 Comments

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