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Update: GNOME 2.12 Desktop and Developer Platform Released

Sep 07, 2005, 18:32 (7 Talkback[s])

PRNewswire: GNOME 2.12 Desktop and Developer Platform Release

he GNOME Foundation today released the latest version of the GNOME Desktop and Developer Platform, the leading desktop for Linux and Unix operating systems. Version 2.12 improves the usability and power of GNOME in response to user feedback and developer contributions, and includes thousands of changes which refine the easiest and friendliest free software desktop.

"In keeping with GNOME's 'users first' philosophy, GNOME makes stable releases every six months. This allows developers and distributors to plan their GNOME-based products with confidence. As a result, distributions such as Fedora, SUSE, and Ubuntu will include GNOME 2.12 in the next release of their products, providing GNOME 2.12 to millions of users..."

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DesktopLinux: GNOME 2.12 Boasts 'Vastly Improved' Look and Feel

"Version 2.12 of the GNOME Linux desktop will be released on Wednesday, featuring two new applications, a new theme engine, and improved authentication, according to project director Davyd Madeley. What's more, the look and feel of the desktop is vastly improved, thanks to the new Clearlooks-based theme engine, Madeley said in a pre-release 'tour' on the GNOME website..."

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