GNOME 3.19.3 released with Improvement on GTK+ drag and Drop, Nautilus

GNOME 3.19.3 had just been recently released a week before Christmas. This release comes with plenty of updates, improvements and bug fixes which includes GNOME Maps now supports editing locations in OpenStreetMap, wayland: Implement DND icon hotspot API, more of the DND implementation is now handled in GDK: creating the drag window, moving the window along with the cursor, the drag cancel animation. Others are: Mouse – Added a notification for the multiple copy actions, and a new menu for actions on the view Mouse – Force 2-finger scroll by default if available – Migrate scroll-method key to new edge-scrolling-enabled key The libdbus-1 backend has been removed.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Unity 8 to Run GTK+ Apps

The Ubuntu developers are working on improving the interaction between GTK apps and the Mir display server and it looks like they are finally getting closer to their goal. When Canonical announced the Mir display server a while back, a few problems were obvious right from the start, such as the support from companies like Nvidia or ADM, or just running existing GTK+ apps on Unity 8 and Mir. Mir still has a long way to go before it is ready for prime time, and evidence of that is that it’s still unknown when developers will decide to make it default.

Lollypop 0.9.61 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.61 just released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. Lollypop 0.9.61 is just bug fix to previous release Faster playlist loading (in sqlite db) Faster cover drawing Bug fixes Install Lollypop 0.

GTK+ 3.14.7 released

GTK+ 3.14.7 (GIMP Toolkit) recently releases, is a cross-platform graphical toolkit variety, according to the LGPL license issued. Although originally written for GIMP, GTK + is now widespread and has become one of the mainstream Linux development tools to develop graphical applications, of course, is not required to be in GTK + on Linux, in fact, the current GTK + has been successfully windows version. You can use your familiar language with GTK, because GTK + has been bound to almost all popular languages ​​such as: C ++, Guile, Perl, Python, TOM, Ada95, Objective C, Free Pascal, and Eiffel.

Google Chrome version 35 Released with Aura UI Stack

Google recently released Google Chrome Stable version 35 with important changes, one of which is replacing the GTK+ with Aura, a multi-platform toolkit used for creating graphical user interfaces. This release is more targeted at the developers for building Web contents and apps for mobile devices. In addition to this change, new notification center and App launcher were also added What is Aura? Aura is a cross-platform graphics system UI stack used by Google Chrome OS that fully takes advantage of graphics processors where supported.