GNOME 3.8 Released
Good news for all gnomerovods - a new version of their favorite working environment for the Linux OS family has been released. This version has a lot of innovations and improvements, including a new look of applications and a revised layout of windows in the gnome-shell, a new panel of privacy settings, search and notifications, and of course a bunch of updates for the main Gnome applications, such as Web, Boxes, Documents .
Under the cat, the main changes
1. Launch applications
Now in the application launch menu, at the bottom there are two tabs: frequent and all . In the last tab, application folders appeared
Changes have appeared both in the appearance of search results and in the search settings. Together, this made it possible to obtain an application-specific search result. In the settings, you can specify which particular applications can produce search results and their order in the search results.
In the privacy settings, it became possible to configure the appearance of the lock screen, what actions should be logged in tracking and how long temporary files should be stored.
In a relatively new application for the gnome that appeared with release 3.6, which is now by default, there are the following features - world time, alarm clock and stopwatch.
5. Improved animation rendering
According to the developers, GNOME 3.8 made a significant technological breakthrough in rendering animations, which led to smoother moving and resizing windows, as well as improved playback of video content.
6. Input methods
Also, the new data entry method, which debuted in the last release, was finalized, including new tray icons and the appearance of switching layouts.
The Documents application, a standard document management application, has received its portion of interface improvements and quite serious opportunities for interacting with Google Docs / Drive. Documents can now open PDF files from Google Drive, edit Google Docs files directly in the desktop application and share files through Google Docs.
Web - The standard browser in Gnome has switched to WebKit2. Got the following changes: The New tab button has been added to the toolbar, the ability to switch to Private-browsing mode, now again supports GTK2 plug-ins, including Adobe Flash? improved interface for HTML5 media content, improved page search interface, and the ability to restore accidentally closed tabs - Undo tab close.
If you want to work with gnome 2 without losing some of the capabilities of the 3rd gnome Classic mod for you. It combines the already classic interface of gnome 2 and the latest achievements of gnome 3. This is due to the fact that this is not a fork of two, but reassembled gnome 3 with the appearance of the second gnome.
Now you can configure the following notification options: which applications will show notifications, what types of notifications they can show, and where they will be displayed.
Also appeared keyboard shortcuts used to work with notifications.
Super + M - opens and closes the tray with notifications
Super + N - opens the notification that arrived
11. Many updates and minor improvements
Over 60 bug fixes, small improvements in the appearance and operation of the interface, in applications such as the Network, Region and Languages settings panel , Power and printers ; integration of ownCloud into online accounts .
Well, in the aftermath, I propose to see the form of a new gnome