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  • January 31, 2018 GNOME to be present at FOSDEM 2018

    GNOME will be present at FOSDEM, one of the largest gatherings for Free Software contributors and enthusiasts taking place in Brussels, Belgium January 3 & 4 February. GNOME is hosting a booth where attendees can test the latest GNOME version, get promotion material, talk to contributors and learn about how to get involved in the […]

  • January 12, 2018 2017 year in review

    With the start of the new year let’s take a moment and remember 2017. 2017 represented a strong year for the project, with another two releases with large technical advances. We have seen growing numbers of partners, new advisory board members and a wider adoption of GNOME on several distributions. During the year, The GNOME Foundation […]

  • November 1, 2017 Canonical joins GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

    ORINDA, CA – November 1st, 2017 – The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that Canonical, creator of the Ubuntu operating system, has joined the GNOME Foundation advisory board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. The board includes Google, […]

  • September 20, 2017 GNOME Foundation partners with Purism to support its efforts to build the Librem 5 smartphone

    Orinda, CA/San Francisco, September 19, 2017 – The GNOME Foundation has provided their endorsement and support of Purism’s efforts to build the Librem 5, which if successful will be the world’s first free and open smartphone with end-to-end encryption and enhanced user protections. The Librem 5 is a hardware platform the Foundation is interested in […]

  • September 13, 2017 GNOME 3.26 Released

    The GNOME Project is excited to announce the release of version 3.26, the latest version of GNOME 3. The new version is the result of six months’ hard work by the GNOME community, and comes packed with improvements and new features. Announcing the release, Matthias Clasen of the GNOME Release Team, said “We are happy […]

  • August 15, 2017 Happy 20th Birthday, GNOME!

    ORINDA, CA. Today, the GNOME Project proudly celebrates its 20th Birthday. Founded by Miguel de Icaza and Federico Mena Quintero on August 15, 1997, GNOME has since become a pillar of the Free Software community. There have been 33 stable releases since the initial release of GNOME 1.0 in 1999. The latest stable release, GNOME 3.24 […]

  • August 14, 2017 GNOME Board of Directors Announced for 2017-2018

    ORINDA, CA. The GNOME Foundation welcomes its new Board of Directors for the 2017 – 2018 term: Alexandre Franke Allan Day Carlos Soriano Cosimo Cecchi Meg Ford Nuritzi Sanchez Zeeshan Ali Congratulations! This year we had 225 registered voters, 110 of which sent in valid ballots. Elections ran during the months of May and June, and […]

  • June 29, 2017 The GNOME Foundation Statement on Immigration Ban

    The GNOME Project is responsible for the software that is used by hundreds of thousands of people, companies, and organizations around the world. Anyone can participate in the development of our software, and that equality of opportunity is an essential part of GNOME’s mission. Our project and our software exist thanks to the GNOME community: […]

  • June 25, 2017 GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 Call for Papers is now open

    GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 invites proposals for presentations at the conference. GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also covers applications and the development platform tools. It brings together the GNOME community in Asia to provide a forum for users, developers, foundation leaders, governments […]

  • May 24, 2017 GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 to be hosted in Chongqing China

    The GNOME.Asia Committee is proud to announce that the upcoming GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 will be hosted  in Chongqing, China on Oct 14-Oct 16. The GNOME.Asia committee has decided on the city of Chongqing because it uniquely represents an important theme: open source without any restriction of time, space, or location. Chongqing is located in the […]