November 16, 2012
GNOME and its Partners Announce Internships for Women
The GNOME Foundation, along with seven other free software organizations, is pleased to announce Free and Open Source Software internships for women. In an effort to get more women involved in FOSS, the coalition is offering stipends of $5,000 for work on software development, system administration, web development, user experience design, graphic design, documentation, and [...]
September 29, 2012
GNOME Asia Summit 2013 - Call for Hosts
The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting proposals to host the GNOME.Asia Summit during the 2nd quarter of 2013. The GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, and also covers applications and the development platform tools. It brings together the GNOME community in Asia to provide [...]
September 26, 2012
GNOME 3.6 Released!
The GNOME Project is proud to present GNOME 3.6, the third update to the 3.x series. This latest version of GNOME 3 includes a number of new features and enhancements, as well as many bug fixes and minor improvements. Together, they represent a significant upgrade to the GNOME 3 user experience. Andreas Nilsson, President of [...]
GNOME 3.6 Released: Evolution in the Making
Groton, MA, September 26, 2012: The GNOME project is happy to announce the release of GNOME 3.6, the third update to GNOME 3.0, originally released in April 2011. This release of GNOME 3 is the outcome of six months of development effort, resulting in major new features, updated applications, and significant refinements in the user [...]
September 18, 2012
User Observation Hackfest Announcement
A group of GNOME contributors will be gathering to accomplish important work. A User Observation Hackfest that will be hosted at the openSUSE Summit in Orlando, Florida (USA), on September 21-23, 2012. The purpose of this hackfest is to gather knowledge to seed GNOME’s Pattern language for user interfaces and consequently improve the GNOME 3 [...]
August 21, 2012
Congratulations to our summer interns!
This summer, the GNOME project has had the great pleasure of having a total of 39 interns working with us. This included 29 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) interns as well as 10 participants in the GNOME Outreach Program for Women (GOPW). The internships officially ended yesterday, and we’d like to take this opportunity to [...]
August 15, 2012
Happy 15th Birthday GNOME!!
Fifteen years ago today the GNOME Project was announced by Miguel de Icaza and Federico Mena Quintero. We’ve put up a special website today to help celebrate all those years of software freedom at: http://www.happybirthdaygnome.org – we hope you will come take a stroll down memory lane with us!
August 9, 2012
Official Announcement and Invitation to Boston Summit 2012
This year’s GNOME Boston Summit will be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Columbus Day Weekend (6th – 8th October), at the MIT Tang Center. The Boston Summit is a three-day event for GNOME developers and contributors. Unlike traditional conferences, Boston Summit is all about getting developers together and getting things done. There [...]
July 26, 2012
Interview with incoming Board Member Seif Lotfy
Today’s interview is from Seif Lotfy, one of the new GNOME Foundation board members. Where do you live/work? Darmstadt, 30km south of Frankfurt Germany. Why is open source/free software important to you? I believe open source/free software promotes innovation, due to its nature of crowd sourcing. How/when/why did you become involved in GNOME? I started [...]
July 25, 2012
GNOME publishes the GNOME Outreach Program Yearbook 2012
In the last year, the GNOME Outreach Program made several improvements to its central projects, the Outreach Program for Women and Google Summer of Code. Some of these improvements are making sure each intern connects with a potential mentor ahead of time, contributes a patch to the relevant module as part of the application process, [...]