GNOME 3.28 “Chongqing” Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

Work on the GNOME 3.28 desktop environment started last year in October with the first development milestone, tagged GNOME 3.27.1. During approximately six months, there were four such milestones released, accompanied by a single beta release and a Release Candidate (RC). GNOME 3.28 is dubbed “Chongqing” after the host city of the GNOME Asia Summit 2017 conference that took place between October 14-16 in Chongqing, China. This release contains dozens of new features for users, developers, and administrators, some of which you can read in the next paragraphs.