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The GNOME Foundation announced the release of version 2.22 on Wednesday, an update that offers enhanced multimedia support, new file system, and enhanced e-mail, internationalization and accessibility features. GNOME is used in many popular Linux distributions from Ubuntu, Novell, Red Hat, Mandriva and Debian.
The version 2.22 announced today will be incorporated into the soon-to-be-released Ubuntu Linux V. 8.04, code named “Hardy Heron,” Mandriva’s 2008.1 and in forthcoming distributions such as Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 6 as well as Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Destop 11. In the interim, the GNOME update will soon be in Fedora 9, Debian and in Novell’s OpenSUSE 11 due in early summer. It is also incorportated in an update of Foresight Linux released today.
Those distributors may also opt to use the GNOME 2.24 update, which is due in six months, a GNOME spokesman said. GNOME also said it is hard at work on GNOME 2.24, due in six months. Planned features include