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  • July 22, 2014 GUADEC Keynote Speakers Announced

    Each GUADEC, a small number of special speakers are invited to deliver keynotes. This allows different perspectives, specialisms, and partners to provide their own unique view, and to provide the GNOME community with unique insights. We are excited to announce that the keynote speakers for GUADEC 2014 will be Matthew Garrett, Nathan Willis, and Jim […]

  • July 18, 2014 GUADEC 2014 registration is now open!

    The GUADEC organization team is happy to announce the availability of the registration form for the upcoming GUADEC to be held in Strasbourg, France at Epitech, a software engineer school in the heart of the city, is glad to welcome our community and host the venue for the event! This year we are going to […]

  • July 14, 2014 GNOME foundation welcomes newly elected Board of Directors

    The GNOME foundation is happy to welcome its new GNOME Board of Directors who were recently elected for the 2014-2015 term. The new board consists of the following new members: Karen Sandler, Jeff Fortin, Andrea Veri while Ekaterina Gerasimova, Sriram Ramkrishna, Tobias Mueller and Marina Zhurakhinskaya continues to serve. All Board members are key contributors […]

  • July 8, 2014 GUADEC 2014: What to Expect

    GUADEC, the GNOME Users and Developers European Conference, is the largest GNOME event of the year, drawing contributors from all over the world. This year’s conference is approaching, and will be held in Strasbourg, from July 26 to August 1. GUADEC is an invaluable opportunity for contributors to share what they have been working on […]

  • May 1, 2014 GNOME Developer Experience Hackfest Underway in Berlin

    GNOME contributors and developers are currently gathered in Berlin, Germany, for a three day Developer Experience Hackfest. The event is focused on the GNOME application developer platform. Participants working to ensure that developers can easily create high quality applications for GNOME. Topics being covered at the event include: GTK+ planning, and the roadmap for new […]

  • April 22, 2014 39 Interns Will Work to Improve GNOME this Summer

    The GNOME Foundation is happy to announce that 39 participants have been accepted for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and the Outreach Program For Women (OPW) internships to work with the GNOME Project this summer. The work will cover a wide range of tasks including improving Shell animations, annotation support in Evince, DLNA capabilities in […]

  • April 9, 2014 GNOME West Coast Summit Starts Today

    The first GNOME event on the USA West Coast starts today. Held in San Francisco, the GNOME West Coast Summit brings together many senior members of the project for high-level technical discussions and planning. Major topics on the agenda for the event include Wayland, KDbus, application sandboxing, and application developer experience. The summit is a […]

  • March 31, 2014 Karen Sandler Steps Down as GNOME Foundation Executive Director

    Karen Sandler has been serving as GNOME Foundation Executive Director since June 2011. Today she announced that she will be leaving the post, to take up the position of Executive Director at the Software Freedom Conservancy. Announcing her departure, Karen said: “Working as the GNOME Foundation Executive Director has been one of the highlights of […]

  • March 28, 2014 FreeDesktop Summit Underway in Nuremberg

    Developers from the major Linux Desktops (GNOME, KDE, RazorQt and Unity) are currently meeting in Nuremberg for the second FreeDesktop Summit. The summit is a joint technical meeting from developers working on ‘desktop infrastructure’ on the major Free Desktop projects and the event aims to improve collaboration between the projects by discussing specifications and the […]

  • March 26, 2014 GNOME 3.12 Released

    The GNOME Project has released GNOME 3.12 today. The next milestone release in the GNOME 3 series includes many new features, enhancements and updates, as well as new capabilities and APIs for application developers. The new version continues to improve the GNOME 3 user experience and includes many small bug fixes and enhancements. Speaking on […]