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  • 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 […]

  • GNOME 3.12 Released with New Features for Users and Developers

    Orinda, CA– The GNOME Project is proud to release 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 […]

  • March 12, 2014 Time to apply for OPW and GSoC

    With the summer coming closer, the GNOME Foundation are excited to announce applications are open for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreach Program for Women. Outreach Program for Women Outreach Program for Women offers a $5500 stipend for a four months internship working with a Free/Open Source organization. The program accepts proposals not only […]

  • March 11, 2014 GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 T-shirt Contest

    GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 will be held in Beijing, China in May 24-25, 2014.  We are looking for YOUR help to design t-shirts for this year’s Summit. We need two new shirt designs, one for participants and another for volunteers. The contest is open from now until March 31st, 2014. Voting will begin April 1st and run through April […]

  • February 24, 2014 GNOME Contributor Allan Day Identified in Shortlist of Award Nominees

    The GNOME Foundation congratulates Allan Day on being included in the shortlist of candidates being considered for the individual category of the UK Open Source Awards for his “positive impact on Open Source software in the UK.” Allan won the prestigious annual award for key contributor in the GNOME community last year at GUADEC in […]

  • February 21, 2014 Pitivi launches GNOME-hosted fundraising campaign

    GNOME is pleased to announce that it is hosting a fundraising campaign for Pitivi. Their fundraising page launched today, with a video explaining the campaign (which was made with Pitivi). As they say in their announcement: Free and Open Source video editing is something that can help make the world a better place, as it […]

  • February 20, 2014 GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 is now Calling for Papers

    GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 invites proposals for presentations at the conference. GNOME.Asia Summit is Asia’s GNOME user and developer conference, spreading the knowledge of GNOME across Asia. The conference will be held in BeiHang University, Beijing, China on May 24 -25, 2014.  The conference follows the release of GNOME 3.12, helping to bring new desktop paradigms […]