A Pre-release look at GNOME 2.12

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by chachazz, Aug 27, 2005.

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  1. chachazz

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    GNOME 2.12 will be released to the world on September 7th, 2005, culminating 6 months of very exciting work by members of the project. A number of exciting technologies come together in GNOME 2.12 that will set the standard for free software desktops to come. Here is a sample (by no means an exhaustive list) of some of the outstanding work that has gone into GNOME thanks to its many contributors.[/color]

    Highlights of Gnome 2.12 include improvements and add-ons:
    • New Default Theme - Clearlooks
    • Core Technology
      - GTK+ 2.8
      - Clipboard Management
      - Hardware Abstraction Layer - improved integration with HAL
    • Core Applications
      - Nautilus
      - Epiphany - improved
      - Keyring Manager
      - Epiphany - new features; more extensions
      - Evolution - cleaner interface & improved
      - Control Center - newly configured
      - System Tools - control services
      - Panel & Applets - minor improvements
    • Multimedia
      - Totem Player - impvoed
      - Sound Juicer - improved
      - Nautilus - more tightly integrated & new features
    • Extra Applications
      - Search Tool - file previews
    • New Applications
      - Evince - document reader
      - Keyring Manager - manage keyrings
    Take a peak.....
     
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