GNOME 3.6 Released – See What’s New

The GNOME Project has released GNOME 3.6 today, the new version bringing many enhancements and new features, including a redesigned Message Tray, smarter notifications, improved Activity Overview layout, new design for Files (Nautilus) and a new lock screen. Let’s take a look at what’s new!GNOME 3.6 videoBelow you can watch a video with the latest GNOME 3.6 in action, running under Ubuntu 12.10:(direct video link; for more videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel or like us on Facebook)For Nautilus (Files) 3.6 and a few other GNOME 3.6 bits which aren’t in the official Ubuntu 12.10 repositories, I’ve used the GNOME 3 PPA. In the video, I’m using Web 3.5.4 instead of 3.6 because the latest version isn’t even available in the GNOME 3 PPA.Now, let’s take a look at the most important changes in GNOME 3.6.Core / GNOME Shell changesWith the latest GNOME 3.6, the Message Tray and the notifications have received some major changes:The Message Tray items are bigger, the hot corner has been replaced with the whole bottom screen edge; also, the Message Tray can now be accessed via a keyboard shortcut (Super + M)The notifications are smarter, more noticeable and easier to dismiss thanks to a close

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