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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]