GNOME Foundation partners with Purism to support its efforts to build the Librem 5 smartphone

Orinda, CA/San Francisco, September 19, 2017 - The GNOME Foundation has provided their endorsement and support of Purism’s efforts to build the Librem 5, which if successful will be the world’s first free and open smartphone with end-to-end encryption and enhanced user protections. The Librem 5 is a hardware platform the Foundation…

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GUADEC 2017 Registration is Open!

This year, the GNOME project's annual European conference will be taking place in Manchester, UK. Happening between 28th July and 2nd August, it will be the biggest and most important GNOME event of 2017. The conference will provide an opportunity to find out about the latest technical developments, learn new skills and…

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Neil McGovern Named New Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation

ORINDA, CA. The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil McGovern as its new Executive Director. McGovern officially starts work for the GNOME Foundation on February 15, 2017 and will operate from the United Kingdom. McGovern is an experienced leader in Free Software projects and is best known for…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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GNOME’s 2014 Fiscal Year Annual Report Published

Today marks the beginning of a new financial year, and the GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its latest annual report, which covers the outgoing 2014 financial year. The Report reviews all the events and activities in the GNOME project during the 2014 financial year, including hackfests, conferences, our releases,…

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GNOME 3.18 Released: Brings Big Improvements

The GNOME project is proud to announce the release of GNOME 3.18. The new version is the result of six months' hard work by the GNOME community, and includes 25,112 changes by 772 contributors. 3.18 has been named “Gothenburg” in recognition of this year's GUADEC organising team. GUADEC is GNOME’s main annual…

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GNOME Announces Search for Executive Director

For Immediate Release - August 8, 2015 The GNOME Foundation is looking for qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation. The Executive Director is critical for the Foundation, the public face of GNOME, the liaison to the GNOME Advisory Board, and the primary fundraiser for the Foundation.…

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Donations within the EU are now handled through the Wau Holland Foundation

The GNOME Foundation and the Wau Holland Foundation (Wau Holland Stiftung; WHS) have recently reached an agreement that will significantly improve the way donations to GNOME within the European Union (EU) are received and managed. Prior to signing this agreement, the GNOME Foundation was able to receive donations through many payment methods…

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