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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
Snappy: A GStreamer & Clutter Powered Movie Player

Snappy is an open-source movie player that has become part of the GNOME project and is powered by GStreamer and features a user-interface written in Clutter. The project has been around for a while but releases are rare, except for a new update this week.

24 November 2013 - GNOME Project Too - Add A Comment
Broadway Lands More GTK3 iPad Improvements

The Broadway back-end to the GTK3 tool-kit that provides remote HTML5 support for rendering GTK+ applications within modern web-browsers has received further work to support having GTK applications on the Apple iPad.

13 November 2013 - Broadway - Add A Comment
GIMP Gets Good Metadata Support Via Exiv2

Making GIMP 2.10 a more exciting release is that the open-source image manipulation/editing program finally has good support for dealing with image meta-data for EXIF, IPTC, and XMP formats.

7 November 2013 - GIMP 2.10 - 23 Comments
GNOME 3.12 Development Packages Start Coming

With the first GNOME 3.12 development release (v3.11.1) due to occur this week, many of the first very early GNOME 3.12 packages are being checked in for early testing ahead of the desktop's full debut in March of 2014.

30 October 2013 - GNOME 3.12 - 4 Comments
GTK+ 3 Is Now Officially Available On Windows

In light of applications like Wireshark moving from GTK to Qt over better cross-platform support and portability, the GNOME team has finally released their first GTK+3 binaries for Microsoft Windows.

28 October 2013 - GTK+ 3 - 28 Comments
GNOME To Work On Wayland Accessibility Support

Now that GNOME 3.10 has shipped and with it comes initial native Wayland support, GNOME developers are beginning to focus on the GNOME 3.12 release cycle and working on some of the open work items in Wayland enablement.

16 October 2013 - GNOME 3.10 - Add A Comment
Shotwell 0.15 Brings Several Enhancements

The Shotwell photo management/organizer software for the GNOME desktop has been updated. As the first major update to Shotwell in several months, this release comes with several changes.

4 October 2013 - Shotwell 0.15 - 3 Comments
GNOME Gets A Log Viewer For Systemd's Journal

There's a new GNOME application that experienced its first release this morning: GNOME Logs. While there's a lot of work left on the project, GNOME Logs is to serve as a centralized log viewer for the systemd journal on the GNOME desktop.

30 September 2013 - GNOME Logs - 54 Comments
GNOME "Flashback" Released, GNOME Panel 3.8

This week prior to the GNOME 3.10 release also marked the release of GNOME-Panel 3.8 and GNOME-Flashback-Session 3.8. The "GNOME Flashback" project is about revitalizing the GNOME 3 "fallback" session experience found in earlier 3.x releases for cases where no 3D hardware acceleration was available.

28 September 2013 - GNOME Flashback - Add A Comment
WebKitGTK+ 2.2 Release Brings Exciting Features

To accompany the GNOME 3.10 release, WebKitGTK+ 2.2.0 was released on Friday. This update to the GNOME version of the WebKit web rendering engine is quite an exciting update with numerous new features.

27 September 2013 - WebKitGTK+ 2.2 - 1 Comment
It's Now Easier Running Wayland Under GNOME-Session

With another day comes more improvements to the Linux desktop running atop Wayland. While yesterday saw Enlightenment on Wayland work, today already is some GNOME Wayland activity ahead of the GNOME 3.10 release in just a few weeks time.

12 September 2013 - GNOME Session Wayland - 32 Comments

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