CDRInfo Forum CDRInfo Forum

Forums  Register  Login  My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums 

Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ  Ticket List  Log Out

Gnome 2.12 Released   Logged in as: Guest
Viewers: 1213 You can click here to see Today's Posts | Most Active Topics | Posts Since Last Visit
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [News Around The Web] >> Linux News >> Gnome 2.12 Released Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Gnome 2.12 Released - 9/9/2005 6:17:17 PM   
LinuxMarshall

 

Posts: 757
Joined: 3/4/2004
From: Yorkshire, United Kingdom (UK)
Status: offline
After a grueling six months, the Gnome Project has announced the release of Gnome 2.12, the latest version of the multi-platform, free desktop environment which provides tools for everyday work as also a platform for software developers.

Gnome is part of the GNU Project and is a free software. Although Gnome runs on various platforms i.e. BSD, HP-UX, Solaris, GNU/Linux and Apple's Darwin, Gnome 2.12 is designed to port Gnome tools to Windows as well.


Gnome's latest offspring is a combination of basic applications such as web browsing, email, file management, system menus etc. and high-end applications like GIMP, Inkscape, Abiword and Gnumeric.

According to reports, Gnome 2.12 incorporates several new features and promises to be a major improvement over GNOME 2.10.

Gnome 2.12 includes a new standard for desktops called "ClearLooks" which makes desktops look more attractive while remaining uncluttered. The file manager known as "Nautilus" has several user interface improvements. Gnome 2.12 features rotated menus which make vertical panels possible. The "Totem" video player in Gnome 2.12 includes a playlist sidebar and supports DVD subtitles and menus.

In its latest "avatar" Gnome's integrated email and groupware client called "Evolution" features an improved menu layout and attachments bar and enables PGP signatures and in-line PGP encryption. Gnome 2.12's other improvements are in the area of games and the search tool, which now shows thumbnail images instead of generic icons.

Sources reveal that while the Gnome 2.12 LiveCD is immediately available for download, Linux and other versions of UNIX will integrate, package and ship Gnome 2.12 in the next few months.


Source : Techtree
Post #: 1
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [News Around The Web] >> Linux News >> Gnome 2.12 Released Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts




Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.031