Warp enters the GNOME circle, among the most notable changes this week

Warps in GNOME

A week ago, after mentioning the changes in the directive of GNOME, we publish the news of week #43 since this initiative, very similar to KDE's, was released. One of them told us about Warp, an application that looks like a carbon copy of Linuz Mint's Warpinator, at least in concept and name. These kinds of applications work very well on Apple devices, since they don't usually stop at saying that apps and services like these are based on Apple's AirDrop, and on Linux we already have at least two options that offer good results.

This semana, the project has welcomed warp to circle of GNOME. He hasn't mentioned anything new, just that he has become part of what they consider their circle, that is, third-party applications good enough to be sponsored by those responsible for the most used Linux desktop. The rest of the news that we have been told about today are the ones you have below.

This week in GNOME

  • Pika Backup 0.4 has been released, and it picks up a whole year's worth of work, with scheduled backups, rule-based deletion of old files, and an updated interface based on GTK4 and libadwaita.
  • Crossword 0.3.0 has been released, and it is the first version that is available on Flatub. Now it supports .puz files, it has light and dark modes, there is a button to offer hints and it supports external puzzles.
  • Telegrand has been silent for a long time, but this Telegram client for GNOME has been under development and has introduced new features such as:
    • Implementation of reports of user actions (for example, users who write or send photos).
    • Implementation of message event types (for example, a user joining a group).
    • Implemented sending photos of messages.
    • Improved appearance of message input.
    • Added selection of the country code of the phone in the login process.
    • Added more forms of authentication (for example, via SMS, call or flash call).
    • Hide message input when not needed (for example, while in a channel).
    • Added the ability to delete messages.
    • Chat history scrolling has been improved (it now defaults to the bottom).
    • Added the ability to pin/unpin chats.
    • Ability to open relative chat by clicking on a notification.
  • Geopard 1.1.0 has arrived with an improved design, more space between links has been added to make it easier to click on small screens, the possibility of zooming has been added and a button for streaming has been added, which is currently in phase alpha.
  • A new version of Amberol has been released, with many fixes, responsive UI improvements and other fixes, including some related to accessibility.

And this has been all this week in GNOME.


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