GNOME Ends Out June With New Libadwaita Addition, Optional Building Without X11

Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 29 June 2024 at 06:23 AM EDT. 71 Comments
This Week in GNOME is out with the latest summary to highlight all of the interesting changes this week.

This week's installment is a bit light without any update on the latest Sovereign Tech Fund initiatives for the GNOME desktop. What was covered for this week in GNOME's development scope includes the following.

- Libadwaita has a new alert/message dialog style/layout. Here's the screenshot shared of this addition for Libadwaita 1.6:

Adwaita alert message

- Support for building GNOME Shell and Mutter without X11 / XWayland support if so desired for a Wayland-only desktop.

- The Deja Dup backups tool now uses Rclone for cloud support.

- As a reminder, GUADEC 2024 as the annual GNOME developer conference is happening in Denver, Colorado from 19 to 24 July.

More details on these changes via This Week In GNOME.
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