GNOME is a desktop environemnt and an application collection for BSD/Linux systems. It aims for accessibility and simplified interfaces. It utilizes the Gtk+/Gdk/Glib, Cairo/Clutter, WebKitGtk and GStreamer toolkits, Mutter as its window manager, also strongly integrates DBUS and Avahi, provides an adaptable Gnome shell, many productivity and system applications,and some games.
3.16.025 Mar 2015 17:55
GNOME 3.16 brings a brand new notification system and updated calendar design, which helps you to easily keep track of what s happened, and includes useful information like world times and event reminders. Other features include overlaid scrollbars, updated visuals, improved content views in Files, and a redesigned image viewer.
Major additions have also been made to the GNOME developer experience: GTK+ support for OpenGL now allows GTK+ apps to support 3D natively, a new GLib reference counting feature will help with debugging, and GTK+ Inspector has also had a major update.
3.14.025 Sep 2014 18:03
New animations in the Activities Overview, along with new window animations.
Automatic handling for Wi-Fi hotspots that require you to login (so called captive portals ).
A redesigned Weather application, which uses geolocation to show the weather for your current location.
Support for browsing Google pictures in Photos.
Improved touchscreen support, with multi-touch gestures for both the system and applications.