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Try Gnome 3.12 Right Now!

Try Gnome 3.12 Right Now!

Itching to get your hands on the latest goodies from Gnome?  Look no further…  If you’d like to see the project’s latest efforts, including getting the best look at the latest Gnome core apps (Music, Weather, Maps, Videos), Matthias Clasen has a special gift for you.  He’s made a special live CD containing a complete

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How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

Getting Web Apps Right If you’re like most people, you spend an awful lot of your time working with a computer in a web browser.  And that’s great!  The cloud is the next frontier for just about everyone, and the developers of Epiphany understand this.  If you’ve had any experience appifying your favorite web services,

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Rhythmbox Hits 3.0, Goes On GTK3 Magic Carpet Ride

I Eat Tapes Rhythmbox, the long standing default audio player for Gnome, has been updated to 3.0 after –more or less– an eternity.  This great player now fully integrates with Gnome 3.  Codenamed I Eat Tapes, Rhythmbox is set to please all of us old-timers who still like our jukeboxes to work precisely like iTunes

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XBMC Will Gain Full Wayland Support Before Mir

XBMC developer smspillaz, the man responsible for the XBMC Weston hack a few months ago, is now rounding the final turns towards XBMC being fully compatible with Wayland.  smspillaz reports that he will be doing a GSoC this year to move XBMC completely to Wayland–without the use of SDL.  He writes: In late February this

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Gnome 3.9.4 Intros Photos App, Improves Wayland support

Gnome 3.9.4 Gnome announced today that their latest development release 2.9.4 is out and ready for the everyday risk-takers consumption, and with it come some new–and perhaps even exciting– changes.  Gnome 2.9.4 is the latest development snapshot leading up to Gnome 2.10 in September. Behind-the-scenes Gnome might have you believe that their new Photos app

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How To Install Gimp 2.8.6 in Ubuntu 13.04

Nothing makes me giddier than a new release of Gimp, my favorite software of all time.  That’s why I’m surprised that a release travelled under my radar for nearly a week!  That just goes to prove that if there is anyone more excited about a Gimp release than me, it’s the guys over at Noobslab. 

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How To Install Adobe Air in Ubuntu 13.04

For those of us that walk a blurry line between FOSS and proprietary, overcoming the annoyance and abandonment of Adobe ranks very high on our list of irritations.  Adobe Flash is a dying necessity for many of us that now exists in not one, but two separate evils in Linux.  There is the sandboxed, and

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Gnome Founder Miguel de Icaza Solves Identity Crisis, Moves To Mac

Today in his personal blog, Miguel de Icaza, founder of Gnome, and one of the most polarizing personalities in the free software world, announced that he is finished with the Linux platform –at least for personal use.  Icaza has made a number of unpopular decisions over the years that have been rejected for the free

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