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The Coming Gnome

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The last few years have been troubled for the Gnome Project. Once a premier desktop environment for Linux, it has seen its market share diminish amid user dissatisfaction over Gnome 3 and accusations that the project was ignoring users. Yet, over the last six months, something important has been happening: Slowly and quietly, the members of Gnome have started trying to turn the situation around.

The process began at GUADEC, Gnome’s annual conference, in July 2012, with a presentation titled “A Bright Future for Gnome,” which presented an unflinching yet optimistic view of Gnome’s prospects and was followed by a number of discussions about the possibilities. It continued several months later at the annual Boston Summit.

“Since then,” says Karen Sandler, Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation, “these conversations have been continuing in a number of fora, including on foundation-list, our email list for members of the Gnome Foundation, and on desktop-devel-list, which is open to all.”

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