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  • March 1, 2016 GNOME to participate in Google Summer of Code 2016

    We are happy to announce that GNOME has been accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code 2016. GNOME has participated in the program every year since its inception in 2005 and it’s a pleasure to be participating once again! Google Summer of Code allows students to work for the summer on a Free Software […]

  • February 27, 2016 GUADEC 2016 to happen from August 12–14 in Karlsruhe, Germany

    We’re happy to announce that the 2016 edition of GUADEC will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany from August 12–14, at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, a world-renowned research and educational institution. Karlsruhe is located in southtwest Germany near the Franco-German border and is nicknamed the “fan city” because its streets are built radially around the […]

  • February 12, 2016 Remembering Thomas Wood

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend, Thomas Wood. Commonly known as ‘thos’ on irc, Thomas was a long time contributor to the GNOME Art project, where he curated GTK+ Themes, backgrounds, login screens, and icons. In later years, he also worked on the control center and maintained the […]

  • February 3, 2016 Endless joins the GNOME Advisory Board

    ORINDA, CA – February 3, 2016 – The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that Endless, creator of the Endless computer and operating system, has joined the GNOME Foundation advisory board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. The board […]

  • February 1, 2016 GNOME Foundation was never bankrupt

    We are aware that there have been references online claiming that the GNOME Foundation was bankrupted in 2013 along with accusations about who was responsible. To clarify the matter, the Foundation was never bankrupt. Quite a while ago, there was a temporary cash flow issue which is now completely resolved. Funds that were committed by […]

  • January 22, 2016 GNOME.Asia Summit 2016 Call For Participation is now open

    The GNOME.Asia Summit 2016 team invites proposals for presentations at the conference. GNOME.Asia Summit is GNOME Asia’s user and developer conference, with the goal of spreading GNOME across Asia and encouraging contributions. The 2016 edition of the Summit will be held at the Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, Delhi (NCR), India from April 21st to 24th.   GNOME.Asia […]

  • January 12, 2016 GNOME supports the work of Software Freedom Conservancy

    The GNOME community has dedicated the last 18 years to building great software for our users. We have created a library of work that is found not only in our desktop but also in various other important software and hardware. As a proud part of the GNU Project, GNOME licenses its software freely to ensure […]

  • November 6, 2015 In Memory of Telsa Gwynne

    The GNOME Foundation is proud to honor Telsa Gwynne for her contributions to the GNOME community. It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce that Telsa after living with cancer for a while she passed away this last Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Telsa was a long-time GNOME contributor who began by contributing to Welsh translations. She […]

  • October 27, 2015 GUADEC 2016 to take place in Karlsruhe, Germany

    It is with pleasure that the GNOME Foundation is announcing that Karlsruhe, Germany, will host GUADEC in the summer of 2016. Karlsruhe is situated in the Southern part of Germany and is Germany’s sunniest city. It is easy to get to as it is a short trip from both Frankfurt international airport and Stuttgart airport. Karlsruhe combines a strong […]

  • October 7, 2015 GNOME.Asia Summit 2016 to be held in Delhi, India

    The GNOME Asia team is pleased to announce that next year’s GNOME.Asia Summit will be held in Delhi, at the Manav Rachna International University (MRIU). This is located in the Faridabad distract just south of the National Capital Territory (New Delhi). GNOME.Asia 2016 will be held between the 21st and 24th of April, and will […]