New Background panel, Calendar search engine, GTK4 shortcut engine (Sprint 1)

This is a new series, coming out every 3 weeks or so, with various updates. My focus will be on the apps I maintain (Calendar, To Do, and Settings), but in the future it may also include other applications that I contribute to. GNOME Settings: Redesigned Background panel So let's start with one of the … Continue reading New Background panel, Calendar search engine, GTK4 shortcut engine (Sprint 1)

On Being a Free Software Maintainer

Year is 2013. I learn about a new, alpha-quality project called "GNOME Calendar." Intriguing. I like calendars. "Cool, I'll track that," said my younger self. Heavy development was happening at the¬†ui-rework¬†branch. Every day, a few new commits. Pull, build, test. Except one day, no new commits. Nor the next day. Or week. Or month. Or … Continue reading On Being a Free Software Maintainer

GNOME 3.32 and other ramblings

GNOME 3.32 was released this week. For all intents and purposes, it is a fantastic release, and I am already using the packages provided by Arch Linux's gnome-unstable repository. Congratulations for everyone involved (including the Arch team for the super quick packaging!) I have a few highlights, comments and thoughts I would like to share about this … Continue reading GNOME 3.32 and other ramblings