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  • September 25, 2019 GNOME Foundation facing lawsuit from Rothschild Patent Imaging

    The GNOME Foundation has been made aware of a lawsuit from Rothschild Patent Imaging, LLC over patent 9,936,086. Rothschild allege that Shotwell, a free and open source personal photo manager infringes this patent. Neil McGovern, Executive Director for the GNOME Foundation says “We have retained legal counsel and intend to vigorously defend against this baseless […]

  • September 20, 2019 GNOME.Asia Summit 2019 Registration is now open

    We’re excited to announce that the Registration for GNOME Asia Summit 2019 is now open at https://2019.gnome.asia/#/registration GNOME Asia Summit 2019 which will take place between 13-14th  October in Gresik, Indonesia.  The main focus is primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also applications and platform development tools are covered. The summit brings together the GNOME […]

  • September 12, 2019 GNOME 3.34 Released

    The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.34 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features. Check out our release video at https://youtu.be/qAjPRr5SGoY! Highlights from this release include visual refreshes for a number of applications, including the desktop itself. The background […]

  • 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 […]