GNOME 2.20.2 released!

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| This is the second update to GNOME 2.20.0. The update fixes all known
| and unknown bugs and crashers.
| The next and last stable release for 2.20 branch will be 2.20.3. The
| tarballs for that release need to be delivered to our lovely window
| before January 7 2008 23:59 UTC.

GNOME 2.20.2: The Next Step Into Freedom

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| GNOME 2.20.2 will really improve the way your Linux distribution works,
| because it is much more stable and faster than 2.20.1. You should update as
| soon as possible, if you want to take advantage of the improvements (there
| are a lot more than I noted here)!

Miguel de Icaza is no longer the president (he resigned quietly very recently).


GNOME 2.20.2 Coming This Week

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| While development work on GNOME 2.22 is already in full swing, planned for
| release this Wednesday is the GNOME 2.20.2 stable release.

GNOME 2.20 shows significant improvement

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| I was pleased to see improvements in the GNOME Power Manager too. Not only
| does it give you helpful messages regarding power events, it also displays
| warnings to notify you of situations such as wireless mouse batteries running
| low, or a power cable coming unplugged.

GNOME 2.20 Release Notes

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| GNOME 2.20 is the latest version of the GNOME Desktop: a popular,
| multi-platform desktop environment. GNOME's focus is ease of use, stability,
| and first class internationalization and accessibility support. Based on Free
| and Open Source Software, GNOME provides all of the common tools computer
| users expect of a modern computing environment, as well as a flexible and
| powerful platform for software developers.
| [...]
| These 2.20 release notes are available in several languages: Albanian,
| Catalan, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian,
| Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Thai Ukranian, Vietnamese.

12 Tips for GNOME Users

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| As a desktop, GNOME is standard enough that most computer users can feel
| comfortable within ten minutes of first using it. Yet what always puzzles me
| is how often people fail to explore it beyond the basics. Possibly, they're
| conditioned by Windows, which allows relatively limited customization. But,
| whatever the reason, too often they stoically endure what they could fix if
| only they could find their way around.

Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 10.3: SUSE-Polished GNOME 2.20

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| Among other things, openSUSE 10.3 is set to contain, and be among the very
| first to have, the new GNOME 2.20.

10 Ideas to Improve GNOME

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| We love GNOME. Sometime around 2.6 it started becoming really, really damned
| good, and a lot faster and more responsive. All kinds of nice things like
| Network Manager, the Nautilus CD burner and the SFTP support popped up. It
| helps that most major Linux apps like like Firefox, Evolution, GAIM, and
| OpenOffice use the same toolkit and themes too. Obviously we’re not alone *
| either: Ubuntu, RHEL and SuSE all use GNOME by default. * *
| Here’s a bunch of ideas to improve it.