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  • September 16, 2020 GNOME 3.38 Released

    The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.38 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and, as always, includes many new features and performance improvements. Watch the release video here. This release showcases a new Tour application, highlighting the main functionality of the desktop and providing first time users […]

  • August 26, 2020 Neil McGovern to Keynote at Open Source Summit Europe

    GNOME Foundation Executive Director Neil McGovern will deliver a keynote at Open Source Summit Europe.  In the talk “Patently Obvious: The Year Open Source Got Sued”, Neil McGovern will discuss the GNOME Foundation’s triumphant legal settlement with Rothschild Patent Imaging, a non-practicing entity. In September 2019, Rothschild Patent Imaging alleged that GNOME was in violation […]

  • August 19, 2020 GNOME Welcomes Two Technical Writers from Season of Docs

    GNOME is participating in another round of Google Season of Docs! We have a long history of mentoring and outreach, and consider Season of Docs to be a continuation of those efforts. Season of Docs was started by Google in 2019 to bring technical writers and free and open source projects together. Projects will allow writers to gain experience […]

  • August 5, 2020 Linux App Summit 2020 Call for Talks now open!

    GNOME has teamed up with KDE to bring the Linux App Summit (LAS) online for 2020! LAS is THE conference for people interested in establishing Linux as a great end-user platform. At the Linux App Summit, we work on making app creation for users easy and worthwhile. LAS will be a virtual conference this year […]

  • July 22, 2020 GUADEC starts today!

    GUADEC starts today, July 22nd! GUADEC is the main GNOME conference, bringing together users and enthusiasts from all over the world. GUADEC 2020 takes place online. This GUADEC will feature an exciting set of speakers and sessions, which will bring you the latest news and updates about the project; introductions to open source collaborations; and […]

  • July 21, 2020 GitLab is a GUADEC 2020 Silver Sponsor

    GitLab is joining GUADEC as a Silver Sponsor. Several years ago GNOME made the move to use GitLab for managing contributions including everything from conference organizing to code. GitLab provided invaluable support during this process. They continue to be there for the GNOME community with their Silver Sponsorship of GUADEC 2020. GitLab provides Git infrastructure […]

  • Announcing openSUSE as a Silver Sponsor for GUADEC

    OpenSUSE has joined GUADEC as a Silver Sponsor! OpenSUSE creates a Linux distribution and supports a community of contributors developing tools. OpenSUSE, another longtime supporter of GUADEC, has joined us in many cities across Europe and Asia, with their sponsorships of GNOME.Asia. They continue to support GNOME and the GNOME community as we gather this […]

  • July 13, 2020 FOSS Responders joins GUADEC 2020 as a Gold Sponsor

    We’re so happy that FOSS Responders is joining us as a Gold Sponsor at GUADEC 2020! FOSS Responders is an initiative powered by a group of individuals who “came together to support and celebrate our Free and Open Source Community affected by the COVID-19 economic fallout”. They are supported by a group of over twenty […]

  • July 9, 2020 Red Hat is a Gold Sponsor of GUADEC 2020

    Red Hat is supporting GUADEC 2020 as a Gold Sponsor! Red Hat has long been a supporter of GNOME. They are a member of the Advisory Board, they are active contributors to many facets of the GNOME ecosystem,and they have sponsored GUADEC for many years. We’re excited to welcome them back for GUADEC 2020. “As […]

  • June 8, 2020 We must all speak up.

    GNOME has long believed that we are stronger with a diverse contributor base. This mixing of ideas from a wide range of backgrounds is something that has improved free and open source software, and it should be highly valued. Historically, free software has failed at engaging with Black, ethnic minorities, and marginalized communities. This is […]