The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.38 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and, as always, includes many new features and performance improvements.

Watch the release video here.

This release showcases a new Tour application, highlighting the main functionality of the desktop and providing first time users a nice welcome to GNOME.

GNOME Tour, a welcome app

Several core utilities have been visually refreshed, giving them a more polished and elegant experience.

For developers and advanced users, Boxes now allows editing a virtual machine’s libvirt XML directly, enabling them to change advanced settings not available in the user interface.

The complete list of features and improvements are in the release notes.

GNOME 3.38 is code-named “Orbis” in recognition of the most recent GUADEC, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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