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Preview of GNOME 3.6

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Matthias Clasen has done it again. He has given followers of his blog another interesting preview of upcoming GNOME features. This time it's for 3.6. Clasen says he's more excited about this release than any since 3.0 and that's due to an impressive list of major updates and small changes.

"The list of major updates is impressive: new message tray, updated Activities Overview, lock screen, integrated input sources, accessibility on by default, new Nautilus. Then there are all the small changes:"

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