GNOME 3.12 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets Bevy of New Features

GNOME 3.12 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets Bevy of New Features
GNOME Software Gets Rated
Logs Get a New User Interface
Channels Come to GNOME Videos
GNOME Web Improves Browser Technology
The gedit Text Editor Goes Minimal
GNOME Photos Gains Search Improvements
Terminal Goes Dark
Boxes Expands GNOME Virtualization Options
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GNOME 3.12 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets Bevy of New Features

By: Sean Michael Kerner

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GNOME Software Gets Rated

The Software application now makes it easier for users to find and rate applications.

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Logs Get a New User Interface

Logs are an important part of any operating system, and with GNOME 3.12, the new Logs application collects applications, system, security and hardware logs in a single location.

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Channels Come to GNOME Videos

The Videos application has been improved in GNOME 3.12 with a new video window and channels interface.

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GNOME Web Improves Browser Technology

While GNOME users can always choose to install any number of different Web browsers, the Web application is the default choice. In GNOME 3.12, Web has been improved with better performance and a new browser tab interface.

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The gedit Text Editor Goes Minimal

The default text editor in GNOME is gedit, and it got an overhaul in GNOME 3.12, providing users with a minimalist interface.

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GNOME Photos Gains Search Improvements

Photos, the default photo viewing and sharing application in GNOME 3.12, gains new search capabilities.

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Terminal Goes Dark

Among the most frequently used applications on any Linux desktop is the Terminal application. The new version of GNOME Terminal gives users new interface options, including the ability to have a dark background.

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Boxes Expands GNOME Virtualization Options

The new GNOME 3.12 version of the Boxes virtualization application has wider support to run multiple operating system types.

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