News

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]