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  • September 6, 2019 Google Summer of Code 2019 concludes

    After nine weeks, Google Summer of Code 2019 has concluded. During the summer, nine students have worked on a range of projects which will yield great benefits to upcoming versions of GNOME. There no there is no doubt that this represents a substantial amount of effort and we hope that all of the students will […]

  • August 28, 2019 GNOME Foundation launches Coding Education Challenge

    The GNOME Foundation, with support from Endless, has announced the Coding Education Challenge, a competition aimed to attract projects that offer educators and students new and innovative ideas to teach coding with free and open source software. The $500,000 in funding will support the prizes, which will be awarded to the teams who advance through the three […]

  • August 22, 2019 GUADEC 2019 about to start in Thessaloniki

    GNOME’s main conference, GUADEC, will run from tomorrow, Friday, August 24th to Tuesday, August 28th in Thessaloniki, Greece. Thessaloniki is Greece’s second-largest city located in the North of the country. GUADEC 2019 will feature 3 days of presentations, and afterwards there are 2 days reserved for BOFs or Birds of a feather sessions and workshops. […]

  • August 14, 2019 West Coast Hackfest 2019 Summary

    The West Coast 2019 Hackfest which took place in Portland, Oregon, US between July 18-21 gathered members from several teams including coders, members of the documentation team, and the engagement team. Behdad Esfahbod and Matthias Clasen worked on improving Pango, GNOME’s text rendering library. Improvements was also made to GtkTextView, an important a Gtk widget with […]

  • July 31, 2019 Linux App Summit 2019 to be held in Barcelona, Spain!

    The GNOME Foundation, in collaboration with KDE e.V., is pleased to announce the 2019 Linux App Summit, also known as LAS 2019. This year, LAS will be held in Barcelona, Spain from November 12th to 15th. Our Call for Participation (CfP) opens on July 31st, and will run until August 31st. The Linux App Summit, formerly called […]

  • July 19, 2019 Call for GUADEC 2020 Bid Proposals

    The GNOME Foundation would like to invite bids for hosting GUADEC 2020. GUADEC is the biggest gathering of GNOME users and developers, which takes place every year, and you could make it happen next year! If you are interested in submitting a bid to host GUADEC 2020 in your city, please send an intention to […]

  • July 16, 2019 GNOME.Asia Summit 2019 Call for participation is now open

    GNOME.Asia Summit 2019 invites you to participate as a speaker at the conference on the 12th and 13th of October 2019 in Gresik, Indonesia. GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME conference in Asia. It focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also covers applications and the platform development tools. The summit brings together the […]

  • June 27, 2019 Annual Report 2018

    What a wonderful year 2018 was! We are very excited to share with you some of our best moments, achievements, and great conferences/events which happened throughout the year in our annual report. Worth mentioning: Two new releases, 3.28 and 3.30, with some great new features and support for Thunderbolt 3 connections with added security checks […]

  • June 17, 2019 GNOME Asia Summit 2019 to be held in Gresik, Indonesia

    The GNOME foundation is pleased to announce that GNOME Asia Summit 2019 will take place in Gresik, Indonesia between 11-13 October at the Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik (UMG). This city has been known to the world since 11th century as a strategic trade center. It is located on the western side of Surabaya, the second largest […]

  • May 7, 2019 LAS 2019 Call for Locations

    The GNOME and KDE communities are excited in their joint interest in co-hosting the Linux App Summit (LAS) this year, and are currently looking for locations for an event that is hosted sometime in September – December 2019. The Linux App Summit is an evolution of the Libre Application Summit that was previously hosted by […]