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  • 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. […]

  • June 17, 2013 GNOME Accessibility bid selected

    The GNOME Foundation Board is happy to announce that following the Call for Bids for GNOME Accessibility Work, Igalia, a Spanish company, was selected to perform the work. We received a great bid from Igalia with a detailed analysis of the current state of document accessibility within GNOME and a comprehensive plan to achieve the […]

  • May 9, 2013 GNOME.Asia Summit 2013 – Registration now open

    The registration for the GNOME.Asia Summit 2013 is now open! If you plan to attend, please register online. We will have nice t-shirts and given the amount of people already registered, a lot of fun. We welcome you to join our premier conference in Asia and hope that you will enjoy the schedule.

  • April 17, 2013 Report from the Freedesktop Summit

    During the week of 8 April 2013, developers from the KDE, GNOME, Unity and Razor-qt projects met at the SUSE offices in Nürnberg to improve collaboration between the projects by discussing specifications. A wide range of topics was covered. There was agreement on a specification for a D-Bus interface to be implemented by applications. Pending […]

  • April 10, 2013 The GNOME.Asia Summit 2013 T-shirt Contest

    GNOME.Asia Summit 2013 will be held in Seoul, Korea in May 24-25, 2013.  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 April 19th, 2013. Voting will begin April 20 and […]

  • March 27, 2013 GNOME 3.8 Released

    The GNOME Project has officially released GNOME 3.8 today. This latest version of GNOME 3 delivers major new features, a brand new application and a host of smaller bug fixes and enhancements. Speaking on behalf of the GNOME Release Team, Matthias Clasen said, “We are excited to release this latest version of GNOME 3. It […]

  • GNOME Community releases GNOME 3.8.

    Groton, MA – March 27, 2013. The GNOME Community is proud to announce the release of GNOME 3.8, the latest update of the free software desktop environment and developer platform, which continues to refine and redefine the concept of the user experience. Easy to use and incredibly powerful, GNOME delivers amazing performance, stunning graphics and […]

  • March 26, 2013 In memory of Malcolmn Tredinnick

    GNOME lost an old friend last week. Malcolmn Tredinnick passed away on Sunday, March 17. Malcolm was probably best known for his work on Django, but before his work with Django, he was a member of the GNOME community. He made contributions across the entire GNOME project, and he served a year on the GNOME […]

  • March 19, 2013 GNOME 3.8 – Jon McCann talks of future in GNOME

    The GNOME Project is proud to announce the imminent release of GNOME 3.8 in less than two weeks. As with every release, there are many new features and technical improvements. We asked William Jon McCann, a GNOME designer, about the direction of the project and what he is anticipating for GNOME in the future. Question: […]