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  • September 12, 2016 GUADEC 2017 to take place in Manchester, UK

    It is with great pleasure that the GNOME Foundation announces next year’s GUADEC to be held in Manchester, United Kingdom during the summer of 2017. The GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC) brings together hundreds of users and developers every year to further the GNOME Project. It is one of the Foundation’s longest-standing and most […]

  • September 9, 2016 Thank you, Karlsruhe!

    GUADEC is the GNOME Foundation’s primary annual event, held every year in a different European city. The conference brings together contributors, enthusiasts, and partners from around the world for three days of talks, followed by three days of workshops (called “Birds of a Feather” sessions). This year, the event took place in Karlsruhe, Germany between the 12th and […]

  • August 4, 2016 Mapbox steps in to help GNOME’s Maps application

    On July 11th, GNOME’s Maps application stopped working. Like all mapping applications, it relies on an online service to provide data. The service it had been using – MapQuest – discontinued free access to their data. When the service went dead, there were no longer any maps in Maps. Thankfully, it didn’t take long for […]

  • July 22, 2016 Call for GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 Host Proposals

    The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for hosting GNOME.Asia Summit during the 2nd quarter of 2017.   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 […]

  • July 13, 2016 GNOME Board of Directors Announced

    ORINDA, CA. The GNOME Foundation welcomes its new Board of Directors for the upcoming 2016 – 2017 term: Alexandre Franke Allan Day Cosimo Cecchi Jim Hall Meg Ford Nuritzi Sanchez Shaun McCance Congratulations! This year we had 253 registered voters, 142 of which sent in valid ballots. Elections ran during the months of May and […]

  • June 13, 2016 Call for Participation in the Libre Application Summit sponsored by GNOME

    ORINDA, CA. The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce the Call for Participation in Libre Application Summit — hosted by GNOME (LAS GNOME). The conference will be held from September 19 – 23 in Portland, Oregon, and brings together developers, entrepreneurs, and FOSS enthusiasts for discussion and debate of the future of Linux apps. LAS GNOME […]

  • May 18, 2016 Announcing the Debut of LAS GNOME Conference in Portland, OR

    ORINDA, CA. The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce the Libre Application Summit — hosted by GNOME (LAS GNOME), which will be held on September 19 – 23 in Portland, Oregon. LAS GNOME is a new conference that aims to advance the state of the GNU/Linux application ecosystem by increasing collaboration with the Linux Kernel […]

  • May 4, 2016 Red Hat Donates Servers to the GNOME Project

    ORINDA CA. The GNOME Project thanks Red Hat for their recent donation of two new servers. The donation is part of a wider plan aiming to consolidate the location of the various GNOME servers around the globe into one single datacenter. This will help ease day-to-day operations and reduce intervention time in the case of network […]

  • April 27, 2016 The GNOME Foundation welcomes ARM device donations

    ORINDA CA. The GNOME Project is delighted to announce that it has received the donation of a large number of ARM hardware, which will be used for development and testing purposes. These donations were made by a variety of companies, including ARM, Banana Pi, Codethink, Endless and Qualcomm. We would like to offer our sincere […]

  • March 23, 2016 GNOME 3.20 Released: Major New Features, Many Refinements

    We are excited to announce the release of GNOME 3.20. This latest version of GNOME 3 is the result of six months of development and includes 28,933 changes, made by approximately 870 contributors. 3.20 has been named “Delhi” in recognition of this year’s GNOME.Asia organizing team. GNOME.Asia is an important annual GNOME event, and is […]