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  • July 21, 2020 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 […]

  • June 5, 2020 Annual Report 2019

    What a wonderful year 2019 was! We are excited to share some of our best moments, achievements, and great events that happened throughout the year in our annual report Highlights include: We increased the foundation’s staff with three new employees: a GTK Core Developer, a Program Coordinator and a Strategic Initiatives Manager. We released Taipei […]

  • May 27, 2020 GNOME Welcomes Google Summer of Code 2020 Students

    The GNOME Foundation is excited to announce that GNOME is participating in Google Summer of Code. We have participated every year since the program’s inception, and are proud to share with you our students for 2020! Clarissa Borges – Evaluation of requirements, content, design and components for the refresh of gnome.org Yetizone – UI improvements […]

  • Help Grow GNOME in Africa

    This spring we’re asking you to help us set our priorities when you donate to the GNOME Foundation. You have the option of asking us to focus on building GNOME in Africa or WebKitGTK development. We want GNOME to be for everyone, regardless of where they come from. To achieve that, we work with contributors […]

  • May 20, 2020 Patent case against GNOME resolved

    Today, on the 20th of May 2020, the GNOME Foundation, Rothschild Patent Imaging, and Leigh M. Rothschild are pleased to announce that the patent dispute between Rothschild Patent Imaging and GNOME has been settled. In this walk-away settlement, GNOME receives a release and covenant not to be sued for any patent held by Rothschild Patent […]

  • May 19, 2020 Help Grow WebKitGTK

    This spring we’re asking you to help us set our priorities when you donate to the GNOME Foundation. You have the option of asking us to focus on building GNOME in Africa or WebKitGTK development. WebKitGTK is not only an exciting project for GNOME, but a necessary step in preparing for our GTK4 release. We’ve […]

  • May 5, 2020 Growing Together with GNOME

    The first half of 2020 has been full of growth for GNOME. Caroline Henriksen and Melissa Wu joined the Foundation team; we launched the Community Engagement Challenge; and we expanded our technical infrastructure to include three new servers. As a community and project, we continue to grow, including the GNOME 3.36 release and the University […]