The GNOME developers announced that Nautilus (now known as Files) is now at version 3.16 Beta 1 and is ready for download and testing.
David King, the developer of the default webcam viewer of the GNOME desktop environment, Cheese, has announced the immediate availability for testing of the first beta version of the upcoming Cheese 3.16 update, which will be distributed as part of the forthcoming GNOME 3.16 desktop, due for release on March 25, 2015.
As we’ve reported earlier today, the GNOME development team is hard at work to bring you the latest GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, due for release on March 25, 2015. GNOME Boxes, the default virtualization software of GNOME based on QEMU, will also be part of the forthcoming release of the graphical environment, bringing a number of enhancements and new features. The first Beta version of GNOME Boxes 3.16 is now available for testing.
We’re getting so close to the release now! (Check the count-down counter on krita.org!) Sure, there are still a bunch of bugs to fix, but we’re down to very nearly no release blockers now. And we fixed an awful lot of bugs since the last beta release, too!
The 2.9.0 release is scheduled for February 26th, with monthly bug fix releases planned until we release Krita 3.1.
The famous gThumb image viewer application for the GNOME desktop environment reached version 3.3.3 a few days ago, as announced on GNOME’s announce list by Paolo Bacchilega. This is a development release that brings numerous important changes, which will be part of the forthcoming gThumb 3.4 release.