The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.30 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements and new features.

This release features some significant performance improvements. The entire desktop now uses fewer system resources, which means you can run more apps at once without encountering performance issues.

Other highlights include a new content reader mode in the Web application, search enhancements in the Files application, and  improvements to screen recording and screen sharing. The Settings application now has a Thunderbolt panel to manage devices and dynamically shows hardware-related panels only when relevant hardware is detected.

The many other improvements in GNOME 3.30 are in the release notes.

GNOME 3.30 is code-named “Almería” in recognition of the most recent GUADEC, held this past July in Almería, Spain.

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