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5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017

With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it’s sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there are always signs that a particular desktop is going to rise in market share. Three trends I always examine are evolution, usability, and modernity. I prefer my desktops to have evolved along with the needs of current trends and users, to be easily used, and have a modern design aesthetic. Bonus points are generally awarded for a high range of flexibility. Currently, the Linux desktop environment is dominated by Cinnamon, Xfce, GNOME, and Ubuntu Unity. Of those four, I believe only one will see a sharp rise in market share in 2017. Which one? Let’s dive in and see which five desktops, I think will climb the rank and file. Read more Also: Text To Speech Goes In As A Tech Preview For Qt 5.8

GNOME 3.23.4

  • GNOME 3.23.4 released
    The fourth snapshot of GNOME 3.23 is now available! Probably one of the most important features of this release is the inclusion of a pre-release of GTK+4 for the first time.
  • GNOME 3.23.4 Released
    The latest development release is now available of the work leading up to the GNOME 3.24 desktop in March. GNOME 3.23.4 is today's new development. Core changes to GNOME 3.23.4 include memory leak fixes for EOG, Epiphany browser improvements, GJS now supports JavaScript ES6 Promises, GNOME Calendar now supports online calendars being downloaded offline and synchronized, Librsvg begins making use of Rust, Mutter Wayland fixes, and various other fixes throughout the core GNOME components.

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