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  • August 1, 2013 GUADEC 2013 Begins in Brno, Czech Republic

    It’s off the IRC channels and mailing lists and into the halls of the Brno University of Technology for over 200 GNOME users and developers this week. GUADEC, GNOME’s annual European conference, kicks off today in sunny Brno where members of the GNOME community are convening to discuss and develop GNOME technologies, meeting old friends […]

  • GUADEC 2013 Starting Now!

    The GNOME Foundation, in collaboration the Brno University of Technology, Liberix, and Linux v Brně, presents the 2013 edition of the annual GUADEC Conference in Brno, Czech Republic from August 1st to 8th. GUADEC—the GNOME Users and Developers European Conference—is an international forum for research and development around the Free and Open Source Software project […]

  • Linux Foundation Joins the GNOME Advisory Board

    Brno, Czech Republic — August 1, 2013 — Karen Sandler, GNOME Foundation Executive Director, announced today that the Linux Foundation has become the latest member of GNOME’s Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. It includes IBM, Google, […]

  • July 31, 2013 GUADEC 2013 Starts Tomorrow

    Members of the GNOME project are gathering in Brno, Czech Republic, for their annual European conference (GUADEC). The event starts on Thursday 1 August. There will be four core days of presentations, including talks on Linux gaming, Wayland, design, GTK+, documentation, LibreOffice, application sandboxing, and much much more. The full schedule can be found on […]

  • July 30, 2013 Interview with Gavin Ferris, GNOME Privacy Campaign Donor

    GNOME recently raised $20,000 to fund security and privacy enhancements to our software. We are extremely excited by this, and want to thank everyone who contributed. One person who we are especially grateful to is Gavin Ferris, who was a particularly generous contributor to the fund raising campaign. We recently spoke to Gavin about his […]

  • July 29, 2013 Thirteen Years of GUADEC

    GUADEC (pronounced GWAH-DECK), is GNOME’s annual European conference, and is the main GNOME event of the year. With the 14th GUADEC about to start, we decided to revisit some conferences of the past, and take a look at the origins of the event. GNOME’s annual European conference was first envisioned in the early days of […]

  • July 24, 2013 GUADEC Keynote Speaker: Cathy Malmrose

    Cathy Malmrose discovered Free Software in 2007, when her son showed her Ubuntu. She realized that she could build computers optimized for GNU/Linux, and now runs ZaReason, a company which sells computers preloaded with Linux. Now ZaReason has opened its first shop in Berkley, CA and is poised to launch ZaTab, a Linux tablet. We […]

  • July 22, 2013 GNOME raises $20,000 to enhance security and privacy

    Last weekend the GNOME project reached its goal of raising $20,000 to help make our software even more secure and privacy aware. We are hugely excited by this, and would like to say a big thank you to everyone who donated. The GNOME project is passionate about protecting our user’s privacy and security, and every […]

  • July 12, 2013 The GNOME Foundation invites proposals to host GUADEC 2015.

    GUADEC is the biggest gathering of GNOME users and developers, which takes place in Europe every year. It includes conference days, the GNOME Foundation annual general meeting and hacking in a week of coding and discussion. To make organizing GUADEC easier, GNOME selects the location two years in advance. Teams wishing to organize GUADEC in […]

  • July 11, 2013 GUADEC Keynote Speaker: Ethan Lee

    You might know Ethan Lee, also known as flibitijibibo, from his work porting games as Super Hexagon and Proteus to Linux, or from his big collection of game soundtracks. Ethan is currently working on a new exciting project, which soon will be shipped: FEZ for Linux, a game that people might have seen in Indie […]