GNOME 3.18 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets a Makeover

1 - GNOME 3.18 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets a Makeover
2 - Files Branches Out to Multiple Locations
3 - Calendar Management Is Improved
4 - Documents Gets a New User Interface
5 - Linux Vendor Firmware Update Service Debuts
6 - GNOME Builder Improves Developer Experiences
7 - Logs Provide Granular Visibility
8 - Boxes Improves Persistent Virtualization
9 - GNOME Web Is Faster
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GNOME 3.18 Open-Source Linux Desktop Gets a Makeover

Code-named Gothenburg, the new open-source desktop environment benefits from 25,112 changes from 772 contributors.

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Files Branches Out to Multiple Locations

With GNOME 3.18, the Files view has been improved, which makes it easier to connect to different servers and sources, including Google Drive.

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Calendar Management Is Improved

The Calendar application now makes it easier for users to add and manage calendar information from multiple sources.

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Documents Gets a New User Interface

The GNOME Documents application benefits from a new user interface that aims to enable users to have better management over documents.

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Linux Vendor Firmware Update Service Debuts

As part of the GNOME Software application, the 3.18 release now integrates the Linux Vendor Firmware Update Service, which provides users with updates for firmware.

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GNOME Builder Improves Developer Experiences

The GNOME Builder integrated developer environment (IDE) is being improved with new auto-complete capabilities for Python as well as a source code mini-map feature.

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Logs Provide Granular Visibility

The Logs application has been reworked in GNOME 3.18 with a cleaner interface and the improved ability to drill down into time segments.

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Boxes Improves Persistent Virtualization

The new update to the Boxes virtualization application now enables users to force a box to remain running, which can be used for a persistent virtual server application.

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GNOME Web Is Faster

GNOME also has its own Web browser known simply as "Web" and also known by its code name Epiphany. In GNOME 3.18, the Web application offers the promise of improved performance.

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