GNOME Foundation facing lawsuit from Rothschild Patent Imaging

The GNOME Foundation has been made aware of a lawsuit from Rothschild Patent Imaging, LLC over patent 9,936,086. Rothschild allege that Shotwell, a free and open source personal photo manager infringes this patent. Neil McGovern, Executive Director for the GNOME Foundation says "We have retained legal counsel and intend to vigorously defend…

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GNOME 3.34 Released

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.34 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features. Check out our release video at https://youtu.be/qAjPRr5SGoY! Highlights from this release include visual refreshes for a number of applications, including the desktop…

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GNOME Foundation launches Coding Education Challenge

The GNOME Foundation, with support from Endless, has announced the Coding Education Challenge, a competition aimed to attract projects that offer educators and students new and innovative ideas to teach coding with free and open source software. The $500,000 in funding will support the prizes, which will be awarded to the teams who advance…

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GNOME 3.32 Released

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.32 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features. This release features a refreshed visual style ranging from an entirely new set of app icons to improvements to the user interface…

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GNOME 3.30 Released

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…

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GNOME Foundation receives $400,000 from Handshake.org

Today (2nd August) has seen the launch of handshake.org - a decentralized certificate authority and peer-to-peer DNS service. As part of this, the organisation has pledged significant donations to free and open source projects. The GNOME Foundation is pleased to be one of these recipients, receiving $300,000 for the GNOME Project and…

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GNOME Foundation opens recruitment for further expansion

Orinda, CA. Today, July 6th 2018, the GNOME Foundation has announced a number of positions it is recruiting for to help drive the GNOME project and Free Software on the desktop. As previously announced, this has been made possible thanks to a generous grant that the Foundation has received, enabling us to…

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System76 joins GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

ORINDA, CA – April 11th, 2018 The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that System76, purveyor of Linux powered desktops and laptops for over 12 years, 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…

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