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Tizen UltraBook Conference 2013Intel demonstrated a version of Tizen platform for laptops, based on GNOME 3

Intel demonstrated by passing the San Francisco Conference Tizen Conference 2013 prototype ultrabook that comes with the platform Tizen. A notable feature of the notebook version of Tizen is a user shell Tizen Shell, based on the GNOME Shell.

Demonstrated environment Tizen option for laptops will be part of the future of the release of the Tizen 3.0, which will go beyond the system for smartphones. Code developments Intel for laptops, as well as ready-made image for installation on Tizen already issued laptops, to be published in the near future. Continue reading

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MATE 1.6 desktop environment

After eight months of development release is available desktop environment MATE 1.6, in which the continued development of the code base GNOME 2.32 with preservation of the classical concept of the formation of the desktop.

The new version includes about 800 changes in the preparation of an edition was attended by 39 designers and more than 150 translators. Installation packages from MATE prepared for Arch Linux, Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Slackware, and openSUSE. Continue reading

GNOMEMatthias Clasen, a developer of GNOME company Red Hat, presented a plan for implementation of support Wayland in GNOME. According to the plan, the initial support Wayland will appear in GNOME 3.10, which is scheduled for this fall, and a full-featured job over GNOME Wayland expected to release 3.12, which will be released in the spring of 2014.

In GNOME 3.10 the default is still to use X-server, but will be added to the optional ability to run shell GNOME Shell as a composite server Wayland, which will be provided to support the basic interfaces that are identical to the reference composite server Weston. At the same time will be brought to readiness for daily use Wayland backend to GTK +. Wayland support in GNOME 3.10 will be positioned as an experimental feature, ready for the initial examination, but do not cover all the components of GNOME (eg, more funds will not be available display configurations, the stack for the work of people with disabilities and tablet support Wacom).

Mechanisms of GNOME and GTK +, requiring a separate refinement for operation in Wayland, observed: work with the clipboard, setting the parameters of the screen, Drag-and-Drop, input methods and handle keyboard, pop-ups, advanced window decoration. As for applications, it is now from 68 basic programs Wayland support is present in 35 applications, 26 programs require additional porting, 7 programs have not yet been verified. To run regular applications do not support working over Wayland, will be involved component XWayland, allowing to provide the usual run X11-applications on top of Wayland. Continue reading

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