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  • August 1, 2013 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 […]

  • July 10, 2013 GNOME Receives Hardware Donations to Assist with High-Definition Support

    Photo by David King The GNOME Foundation has received several generous donations of laptops, which will be made available to contributors to assist with ongoing work on high-definition display support. High-definition displays offer a significant improvement over traditional hardware, and are set to become increasingly popular in the future. GNOME is working to ensure that […]

  • July 3, 2013 GUADEC 2013 Program Published

    The core program for this year’s GUADEC conference has been announced. GUADEC is the premier GNOME conference, and is being held in Brno, Czech Republic from August 1st to 8th. A total of 40 talks will be held during the core conference days, as well as 4 keynotes and a number of lightning talk sessions. […]