GNOME: GNOME Launches Campaign for Accessibilityview story

http://www.gnome.org – Today the GNOME Foundation announces a fundraising campaign to kick off 2012 as the Year of Accessibility for GNOME. GNOME has held accessibility amongst its core values from the project’s inception. Because of this commitment, along with the efforts of many dedicated developers, GNOME 2 became an award winning accessible free desktop environment. “For me, [...] (Software)

Development: TARBALLS DUE: GNOME 3.3.3view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hey, Let's end this year of GNOME 3 by rolling tarballs spotting a fantastic version number: 3.3.3! Tarballs are due on 2011-12-19 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.3.3 unstable release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which were proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule so everyone can test them. (Software)

Banshee: Banshee 2.2 released!view story

http://banshee.fm – Banshee 2.2 has been released! Banshee 2.2 is the culmination of six months' work by 35 developers, 38 translators and dozens of bug reporters and testers. It is a stable release, the successor to Banshee 2.0. It has some exciting new features and lots of polish! Read the release notes for more info. Get it now! (Software)

Development: Help wanted: GNOME 3.1 + 3.2 live imagesview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – For the release of GNOME 3.0 we've released live USB and CD images based on Fedora and openSUSE. These can be downloaded at http://gnome3.org/tryit.html. I'd like one or more volunteers to make such images available for the various development and final release of GNOME 3.2. (Software)

Linux Plumbers: Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to June 15, 2011view story

http://www.linuxplumbersconf.org – Given that both the submissions and the author-notification deadlines were pushed out two weeks, we are also pushing the early bird registration deadline out two weeks, to June 15, 2011. (Software)

Development: GNOME 3.1.1 development releaseview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOME 3.1. Development Release ============================= Here it comes, the first development release of the GNOME 3 era! Things still look quite calm on the surface, but people are already busy designing and implementing the new features that we aim for in 3.2. So expect the next development releases to be much more exciting. But before that, we need you to download this 3.1.1 release. (Software)

GNOME Foundation: Upcoming GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting: April 20th, 2011view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – IRC Meeting Howdy fellow GNOMErs! I’d like to invite you all to join us once again for another GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting! When: Wednesday, April 20th, from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (your local time) Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation Foundation IRC meetings are just that, meetings held on #foundation in irc.gimp.org to discuss current matters related to the GNOME Foundation. (Software)

GNOME Journal: How We Got Here: Part I of a Design History of GNOME 3 & the Shellview story

http://gnomejournal.org – Daf Harries asks Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner: what was the seed that got GNOME 3 going? How does modularity cause problems? And how do new contributors learn a project’s design philosophy? (Software)

GNOME Journal: How We Got Here: Part II of a Design History of GNOME 3 & the Shellview story

http://gnomejournal.org – Daf Harries continues his interview with Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner. Should we be treating code and design contributions the same, or differently? What pitfalls from GNOME 2 were designers trying to avoid? How do we deal with community indecisiveness? (Software)

Linux Plumbers: Earlybird Registration is now Openview story

http://www.linuxplumbersconf.org – Earlybird registration for Linux Plumbers Conference is now open at $275 per attendee ($100 for students).  Registration details are here.  Earlybird pricing will remain in effect until 31 May 2011, so register soon. (Software)