GNOME 3.16 Beta Brings Wayland-Based Log-in Screen
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 21 February 2015 at 05:31 PM EST. 16 Comments
Matthias Clasen has announced the release of GNOME 3.15.90, the GNOME 3.16 Beta, that's coming out slightly delayed but still in time for some weekend testing.

The saturday afternoon release of this first beta in the GNOME 3.15 series brings several more "big features" that have been a priority for the GNOME 3.16 development cycle.

The changes for this GNOME 3.16 Beta are many of the features being developed as part of work toward Fedora 22 by Fedora/GNOME developers at Red Hat.

Highlights for this new release include a new GNOME Shell theme, redesigned notifications, codec installation support within GNOME Software, the GDM log-in screen uses Wayland by default, there's a new UI in the EOG Image Viewer, UI improvements in Nautilus, and many other changes.

More details on the GNOME 3.15.90 release can be found via today's release announcement. GNOME 3.16 will be officially released in March.
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