GNOME 41 Beta Released With "Calls" SIP/VoIP Support, Wayland Improvements
There is a lot that's been queued up for GNOME 41 beta. Below is a look at the highlights of the lengthy changes for this beta milestone.
- GNOME Calls has begun adding SIP base functionality with now UI-based support for managing a SIP Account and placing/receiving VoIP calls.
- GDM now allows for the user session to be Wayland even if the log-in screen is X.Org-based.
- GDM now allows user sessions for single GPU vendor NVIDIA systems.
- GNOME Calendar can now open up ICS files and import events.
- GNOME Control Center adds new "Cellular" and "Multitasking" panels.
- GNOME Disk Utility now uses LUKS2 for new encrypted partitions.
- GNOME Initial Setup's "Software" page for easily toggling third-party repositories has been restored.
- GNOME Music has begun implementing its new design mock-ups.
- GNOME Shell has fixed XWayland application support when not using systemd in the user session.
- GNOME Software has seen a rework to its user-interface.
- The Nautilus file manager has redesigned its "Compress" dialog, among other improvements.
More details on the GNOME 41 Beta changes via the release announcement.