"GNOME 2.24 is the latest version of the GNOME Desktop: a
popular, multi-platform desktop environment for your computer.
GNOME's focus is ease of use, stability, and first class
internationalisation and accessibility support. GNOME is Free and
Open Source Software and provides all of the common tools computer
users expect of a modern computing environment, such as e-mail,
groupware, web browsing, file management, multimedia and games.
Furthermore, GNOME provides a flexible and powerful platform for
software developers, both on the desktop and in mobile
"The GNOME Desktop is released every six months and contains
many new features, improvements, bug fixes and translations. GNOME
2.24 continues this tradition. To learn more about GNOME and the
qualities that distinguish it from other computer desktop
environments (such as usability, accessibility,
internationalisation and freedom) visit the About GNOME page on our
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