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System76 Gets On The GNOME Advisory Board

With Linux PC vendor System76 getting more involved in the open-source software game since they began developing their Ubuntu-derived Pop!_OS operating system last year, their latest step forward is joining the GNOME Advisory Board.

12 April 2018 - GNOME + Pop OS - 24 Comments
GIMP 2.10 Finally Reaches The Release Candidate Stage

GIMP 2.9 development releases have been happening the past several years and that is finally about to culminate with the long-awaited GIMP 2.10 stable release. Out now is the first release candidate for this big stable update to this GTK2-based image manipulation program.

27 March 2018 - GIMP 2.10 RC1 - 9 Comments
GTK+ 4.0 Getting Audio/Video Playback Integration

The GTK+ 4.0 tool-kit has just landed its GtkMediaStream / GtkMediaFile / GtkVideo / GtkMediaControls widgets for now having native multimedia stream playback support in the tool-kit that in turn is backed by GStreamer / FFmpeg.

18 March 2018 - GTK4 Media Widgets - 10 Comments
Ubuntu Tried Adding Synaptics Support Back To GNOME's Mutter

GNOME developers previously dropped support for Synaptics and other input drivers from Mutter in favor of the universal libinput stack that is also Wayland-friendly. Canonical developers tried to get Synaptics support on X11 added back into Mutter but it looks clear now that was rejected.

17 March 2018 - Synaptics + Libinput - 27 Comments
GNOME 3.28-RC2 Released

There is less than one week to go until the GNOME 3.28 release while today the second release candidate is now available that serves as the final step before the stable debut.

9 March 2018 - GNOME 3.28 - 3 Comments
"HdyStackableBox" Takes Shape As The New GTK+ Widget For Converging UIs

Yesterday Purism offered an update on their Librem 5 smartphone development and how they have begun developing their own custom Wayland compositor. The latest today is one of the developers involved writing about the "HdyStackableBox" widget in development for customizing GTK+ applications for converging form factors / mobile support.

4 March 2018 - Purism 5 Development - 2 Comments
GStreamer 1.14 Release Candidate 1 Arrives

The first release candidate of the GStreamer 1.14 multimedia framework is now available for testing. GStreamer 1.14 is now feature-frozen and the official release is expected soon.

3 March 2018 - GStreamer 1.14 - 9 Comments

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