Hi everyone, below you will find the updates from the Desktop team from the last week. If you’re interested in discussing a topic please start a thread in the Desktop area of Discourse .
Last week’s notes are here: Desktop Team Updates - Monday 28th February 2022
GNOME Console 42 Beta is now available for install in Debian Unstable & Ubuntu Jammy. (This is GNOME 42’s new recommended terminal; it was previously known as
Removed gnome-screenshot from the default install since GNOME Shell 42 provides this feature now. This was a bit premature since GNOME Shell 42 is still only in jammy-proposed while we figure out how to handle a few issues with the transition.
Began backporting the
.desktop (etc.) rename of gnome-control-center to Jammy. Seemed easier to go forward than backward here.
Filed a Feature Freeze Exception to get evince 42 in to Jammy.
Started working with Heather on packaging some new GNOME-related things in Debian.
Backported some bluez patches to fix some bluetooth audio crashes & reconnect issues in Jammy
Helped on a proposed gstreamer SRU for 20.04 LTS
Discussed with some Foundations people getting a Desktop Team member on the Ubuntu Release Team. This will be discussed further.
Participated in various Desktop, Community, and “+1 Maintenance” discussions