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  • 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 […]

  • May 3, 2020 GNOME Season of Docs 2020

    GNOME is applying to be a participating organization in the Google Season of Docs 2020 About GNOME GNOME is a worlwide community that creates a desktop environment, applications, and the underlying technology. GNOME has a long history of design-oriented development, and of working on all parts of the stack to create a good user experience. […]

  • April 7, 2020 GNOME Foundation and Endless Launch Inaugural Community Engagement Challenge

    Up to $65,000 in cash prizes to be awarded for projects that encourage open-source coders The GNOME Foundation, in conjunction with Endless, is proud to announce that starting April 9th, entries will be accepted for the inaugural Community Engagement Challenge, an exciting new opportunity to submit a project that will engage beginning coders with the […]

  • April 3, 2020 GUADEC 2020 moves to online conference

    After a lot of careful consideration and consultation with the local organizing team, the GNOME Foundation has decided that GUADEC 2020 will take place entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will feature the expected high quality content, streamed over the internet for anyone to participate. Mexico will now host GUADEC 2021, and we are […]

  • March 11, 2020 GNOME 3.36 Released

    We are pleased to announce the official release of GNOME 3.36: “Gresik”. Version 3.36 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance enhancements, and new features. Highlights from this release include visual refreshes for a number of applications and interfaces, particularly noteworthy being the login and unlock interfaces. The […]

  • February 28, 2020 GUADEC 2020 Call for Participation is Now Open

    The GNOME Foundation is excited to announce that the call for participation or CfP for GUADEC 2020 is now open. Proposals can be submitted on the event page: https://events.gnome.org/e/guadec2020 GUADEC, the GNOME community’s largest conference, is taking place between the 22nd – 28th of July and will be held in Zacatecas, Mexico.  The GNOME Foundation is looking for talks on a wide range of topics including but […]

  • January 31, 2020 GNOME at FOSDEM February 1st – 2nd

    GNOME will be present at FOSDEM 2020 which takes place this weekend in Brussels, Belgium, from February 1 – 2. FOSDEM is one of the largest gatherings for Free Software enthusiasts and contributors. GNOME will be hosting a booth in the K-building where attendees can meet contributors, test the latest version of GNOME, and pick up […]

  • December 31, 2019 Bringing the free desktop into 2020

    I am frequently asked if there’s any point in the desktop anymore. With the rise of cloud services, it’s easy to wonder whether there is a need. I believe that a free software desktop system is more important than ever. GNOME creates an entire desktop environment that is beautifully designed and simple to use. We […]