Gnumeric project receives grant from Open Source Applications Foundation

Grant will be used to develop interoperability test suite BOSTON, Mass. July 24, 2003 The GNOME Foundation announced that the Gnumeric project has received a grant from the Open Source Application Foundation. The $4,000 grant will be used to develop a test suite to enhance interoperability between Gnumeric and other spreadsheet programs,…

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The regional government of Extremadura, Spain has put 80,000 computers in schools, loaded with GNOME, Linux and other free software

The regional government of Extremadura, Spain has put 80,000 computers in schools, loaded with GNOME, Linux and other open source software. The ratio is one computer for every two students. Regional government installs one computer for every two students, all running open source software. Additional initiatives put computers in hands of general…

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GUADEC 2003 to attract global audience of GNOME developers and enthusiasts

Free software luminaries, open source developers gather to advance the next generation of the multi-platform desktop environment. BOSTON, Mass. February 18, 2003 The fourth annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC), will bring developers, GNOME Foundation leaders and individual, business and government GNOME users to Dublin, Ireland June 16-18, 2003. The…

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GNOME 2.2 Released: Latest version of the popular, multi-platform desktop environment boasts improved usability and a host of new utilities and applications

Latest version of the popular, multi-platform desktop environment boasts improved usability and a host of new utilities and applications. BOSTON, Mass - The GNOME Foundation today announced the release of version 2.2 of the GNOME Desktop and Developer Platform. Building on the developer platform advances of GNOME 2.0 and extensive work on…

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GNOME Foundation and Bitstream Inc. announce long-term agreement to bring high quality fonts to Free Software

Ten fonts will be released for use under a special open license agreement, giving advanced font capabilities to all free and open source software developers and users. NEW YORK, New York January 22, 2003 -- In a move to fill the last remaining gap in font display capabilities for open source software,…

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GNOME 2.0 Released: Desktop Environment Boasts Simpler User Interface and a Host of Powerful Developer Tools

Latest version of the popular, multi-platform desktop environment boasts simpler user interface and a host of powerful developer tools. OTTAWA, Canada - June 26, 2002 - The GNOME Foundation today released version 2.0 of the GNOME Desktop and Developer Platform at the Ottawa Linux Symposium. With the inclusion of GNOME 2.0 by…

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Miguel de Icaza goes on GNOME Foundation’s First Latin American Roadshow

Miguel de Icaza goes on GNOME Foundation's First Latin American Roadshow BOSTON, Mass. - June 24, 2002 - Miguel de Icaza, president of the GNOME Foundation and CTO and co-Founder of Ximian, Inc. is visiting three Latin American countries to discuss GNOME and free software with government officials, business, IT leaders and…

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GUADEC 2002 to bring Top GNOME Developers and Enthusiasts from every Corner of the World

The third annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC) boasts program that includes top developers and Free/Open Source software luminaries. BOSTON, Mass. - March 26, 2002 - The third annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC), will bring developers, GNOME Foundation leaders and individual, business and government GNOME users to…

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Users with Disabilities Get Built-in Assistive Technology Solutions with the GNOME 2.0 Desktop

New developments make the GNOME 2.0 Desktop more accessible to the needs of users with disabilities. New York, N.Y. January 28, 2002 - The GNOME Foundation today announced the latest innovative assistive technology contributions to the GNOME project, an open-source, free-software desktop for GNU/Linux and UNIX. BAUM Retec AG delivers the first…

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