GTK+ and GNOME Wayland support were frequent focal discussion points at this year's GUADEC -- GNOME's annual conference -- for getting rid of X11.
While the GNOME project has been around since 1999 and is known by most Linux users as one of the common desktop environments, deal-of-the-day website Groupon recently introduced its own "Gnome" software.
Javier Jardón announced the GNOME 3.13.4 release this morning in time for some weekend testing of this GNOME 3.14 development version.
While NetworkManager has already supported the IPv6 protocol for some months now, several IPv6-related improvements were pushed to its code-base on Wednesday.
Sebastian Dröge has announced the immediate release of the GStreamer 1.4 stable series that adds on new features over the existing GStreamer 1.x stable branches while still keeping up to its promise of 1.x API/ABI stability.
Matthias Clasen of Red Hat has provided an update on his GtkInspector project for GTK debugging.
Transmageddon, the open-source video transcoding application closely aligned with the GNOME project and using GStreamer to do all of the heavy lifting, is out with their major 1.2 "All Bugs Must Die" release.
Matthias Clasen of Red Hat has written about the changes you can find in this week's GNOME 3.13.3 development release in the path to GNOME 3.14.
With today's release of Mutter 3.13.3, GNOME on Wayland has support for touchscreen support.
GNOME Boxes is still on the road of maturing into a nice open-source program for managing virtual machines and remote systems.
NetworkManager 0.9.10 has been released as the latest version of the popular open-source networking control software.
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.
The latest change abound for GNOME 3.14 is a new default theme for the GTK+ tool-kit.
Tartan is a new research and development project by Collabora to yield a Clang analysis plug-in for GLib and GNOME.
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.
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.
GNOME's tool-kit has merged its big "gestures" branch.
Based off gtkparasite, GtkInspector is a new debugging/inspection component for widgets within GTK3 applications that has now landed in the mainline code-base.
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.
The system-wide Wayland change has been approved for the Fedora 21 release that will occur later this year.
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.
Graphene is a new "thin layer" canvas library to access various graphics data types.
The first development release of GNOME 3.14, which will ultimately become GNOME 3.14, has been released.
The first development packages for GNOME 3.13.1 in the road to GNOME 3.14 have been released.
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.
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.
The GNOME EasyTAG application is a simple, open-source way for editing audio tags within popular audio file formats. The much-revamped EasyTAG 2.2.0 is now available.
We've been waiting for it and today the Transmageddon 1.0 release finally took place for the open-source audio/video transcoder application.
The GNOME 3.13 series is now open for new developments in the lead-up to the GNOME 3.14 stable desktop release in September of 2014.
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