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  The GNOME Foundation
The GNOME Project is an effort to create a complete, free and easy-to-use desktop environment for users, as well as a powerful application development framework for software developers.
GNOME is part of the GNU Project, and is Free Software (sometimes referred to as Open Source software).
The GNOME Foundation will work to further the goal of the GNOME project: to create a computing platform for use by the general public that is completely free software.
foundation.gnome.org   (388 words)

  GNOME - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
GNOME is used in conjunction with an operating system, such as a GNU/Linux distribution or Sun Microsystems' Solaris, to create a fully functional computer system.
GNOME is the official desktop of the GNU Project and the correct pronunciation of the name is /gəˈnoʊm/ (guh-nome), although /noʊʊm/ (as in the English word "gnome") is also in common usage.
GNOME releases are made in the form of source code, which is then compiled and integrated with the rest of the system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GNOME   (2222 words)

 GNOME Encyclopedia Article @   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
According to the alchemist Paracelsus, gnomes are the most important of the elemental spirits of the classical element of earth; they move as easily through the earth as humans walk upon it,have conical hats, and the sun's rays turn them into stone.
Gnomes feature in the legends of many of central, northern and eastern European lands by other names: a kaukis is a Prussian gnome, and barbegazi are gnome-like creatures with big feet in the traditions of France and Switzerland.
Gnomes and Secrets of the Gnomes by Wil Huygen and Rien Poortvliet are illustrated fictional guidebooks to the mythical creatures, and resulted in the spin-off animated series David the Gnome. /encyclopedia/GNOME   (1949 words)

 GNOME - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A number of language bindings are available, allowing GNOME applications to be written in a variety of languages, such as: C++, Ruby, C#, Python, Perl and many others.
The GNOME foundation was set up in August 2000 to deal with administrative tasks, press interest and to act as a contact point for companies interested in GNOME development or distribution.
GNOME is also available in a number of LiveCD Linux distributions, which can be booted directly from a compact disc and do not require removal or changes to a pre-existing operating system, such as Microsoft Windows.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /GNOME   (739 words)

 GNOME - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The GNOME Foundation has a policy of rewriting the entire desktop from scratch every five years, thus ensuring that the software remains free of cruft and features, and at the same time giving their Bugzilla a fresh set of bugs.
GNOME was created by the young Mexican bisexual midget, Miguel de Icaza when he was only 4 years old.
GNOME's logo is a huge footprint, but it is not clearly established whether it is a huge memory footprint or a huge disk footprint.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/GNOME   (1303 words)

 The Story of the GNOME project
GNOME was the result of various attempts from a group of friends that wanted to improve free software.
GNOME 0.13, 0.20 or 0.30 had been released and we were demoing it at the Linux Expo that was being hosted at Duke University.
GNOME bug tracking system had been in use for some time, and this helped developers track down problems and fix them for the release.
primates.ximian.com /~miguel/gnome-history.html   (3970 words)

 GNOME: The Free Software Desktop Project
GNOME is Free Software and part of the GNU project, dedicated to giving users and developers the ultimate level of control over their desktops, their software, and their data.
GNOME strives to be an organized community, with a foundation of several hundred members, usability, accessibility, and QA teams, and an elected board.
GNOME releases are defined by the GNOME Release Team and are scheduled to occur every six months.
www.gnome.org /about   (365 words)

 Linux Software at IceWalkers.com - System / Desktop / GNOME
The GNOME project was born as an effort to create an entirely free desktop environment for free systems.
GNOME is a large collection of software, created over the last two years.
Dropline GNOME is a version of the GNOME Desktop that has been tweaked for Slackware Linux systems.
www.icewalkers.com /Linux/Software/System/Desktop/GNOME/11450   (500 words)

 World of Warcraft - Gnomes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Gnomes served the Alliance well during the Second War, but strangely, they refused to send any personnel to aid their allies during the Burning Legion's recent invasion.
The ragged Gnomes that survived fled to the safety of the Dwarves' stronghold of Ironforge.
Committed once again to the Alliance's cause, the Gnomes spend their time devising strategies and weapons that will help them retake their ravaged city and build a brighter future for their people.
www.blizzard.com /wow/townhall/gnomes.shtml   (270 words)

 Get the Software
GNOME 2.0 Desktop, an advanced user environment for the Solaris OE, is now ready for production use.
GNOME 2.0 Desktop requires that specific system patches be installed to ensure proper operation.
Check the GNOME 2.0 Patches page for a complete list of required patches, including those that you may have to install manually.
www.sun.com /software/star/gnome/get   (736 words)

 Category:GNOME - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
GNOME is a computer desktop environment for UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems.
It is the official desktop of the GNU Project.
The main article for this category is GNOME.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:GNOME   (84 words)

 What is GNOME? - a definition from Whatis.com
GNOME is derived from a long-running volunteer effort under the auspices of the Free Software Foundation, the organization founded by Richard Stallman.
GNOME is in part an effort to make Linux a viable alternative to Windows so that the desktop operating system market is not controlled by a single vendor.
GNOME comes with an object request broker (ORB) supporting the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) so that GNOME programs and programs from other operating system platforms in a network will be able to interoperate.
searchopensource.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid39_gci213448,00.html   (467 words)

 GNOME 2.10 Beta 1 Public Testing Release | FootNotes
I think the problem is that today many people that use Gnome are home users and all the information on their computer belongs to them or some familly member that may share it with them.
If you have installed Gnome at home you are also likely to have some technical skills or at least have access tosome familly member possessing such skills and you are using the system of your own free will.
By doing so, new gnome users would have access to a cross platform browser and that is something that would make a transition to gnome from windows easier.
gnomedesktop.org /node/2138   (3943 words)

The farm gnome resembles the house gnome but is of a more constant nature and is conservative in all matters.
These gnomes (Farm and House) are good-natured, always ready for a lark or to tease; they are never malevolent, with a few exceptions, of course.
If a gnome is really wicked—which happens only once in a thousand –it is due to bad genes that result from crossbreeding in faraway places.
www.foundus.com /jani/gnomes/welcome.html   (982 words)

 FootNotes | GNOME Desktop News
Meanwhile, GNOME developers around the world are looking forward to working on fresh new features for the next version of GNOME, due in March, 2008.
Foresight is proud to be the first distribution to ship with GNOME 2.20 and be the basis for the GNOME Live Media available at http://torrents.gnome.org.
GNOME and the foot logo are trademarks of the GNOME Foundation.
www.gnomedesktop.org   (1087 words)

 About the GNOME Foundation
The GNOME Foundation is comprised of a number of bodies - the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, the Advisory Board and the GNOME Membership.
The GNOME Foundation Charter outlines the overall purpose, structure, and process for the GNOME Foundation.
The GNOME Foundation By-laws (PDF) document the policies and procedures of the Foundation as a non-profit group.
foundation.gnome.org /documentation.html   (463 words)

 Bush Gnome 2.0 - Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Gnomes measure approx.10 inches tall, are hand painted and made in the USA.
Each 2.0 gnome is hand numbered and has limited production of only 2,500.
Each Bush Gnome 2.0 is carefully hand painted and individually numbered so your investment becomes more collectable and valuable over the years.
www.bushgnome.com /detail.html   (371 words)

The name 'gnome' was given to them by the medieval scholar Paracelcus, in an attempt to describe the most important of the earth spirits.
Gnomes live under the earth, where they guard treasures.
Article "Gnome" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 13 March 1997 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/g/gnome.html   (115 words)

 Arabeyes Project - Projects
July Gnome status report by Arafat Medini with news about a new project started, and steady work on bugs and translation for gnome.
The Pango bug 83058 that caused the accelerated letter in Gnome GUI to be mishaped is fixed.
The first import of the Gnome PO Template files is now on the Arabeyes CVS.
www.arabeyes.org /project.php?proj=GNOME   (476 words)

 Planet "GNOME Summer of Code 2006"
gnome love, bugdays, etc are all very nice, but they lack structure.
The problem of understanding and analyzing the complex startup of gnome is actually a more general problem.
The plateforme part of the project consists of two library : libgnomescan -- which may be considered as libsane-glib -- and libgnomescanui -- a collection of widgets to write scan interfaces.
planet.gnome.org /soc2006   (12567 words)

 Gentoo Linux Documentation -- The GNOME Configuration HOWTO
The GNOME project is a free software project dedicated to the development of GNOME, a Unix/Linux desktop suite and development platform.
The GNOME Foundation coordinates the development and other aspects of the GNOME Project.
GNOME is a desktop environment and a development platform.
www.gentoo.org /doc/en/gnome-config.xml   (570 words)

 Gnome 2.8 arrives on Linux desktops
Gnome 2.8, the culmination of six months effort by Gnome contributors worldwide, was released on schedule -- to the day -- the group says.
Gnome can even start an appropriate application automatically, such as a music or DVD player, or a photograph organiser.
The Gnome developers hope that they will work together on these unified tools to provide a consistent and reliable solution.
www.desktoplinux.com /news/NS3088721196.html   (1198 words)

 Gnome 2.14.0 for AIX 5
Gnome is the popular and easy-to-use desktop developed by the Open Source Community.
Here are the packages of Gnome v 2.14.0 for AIX 5 (updated 2006/07/21 by christophe belle).
- Gnome 2.12.0 for AIX 5 is still supported for a while and available here.
gnome.bullfreeware.com /new_index.html   (218 words)

 What is GNOME? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
GNOME is a Windows-like desktop system that works on UNIX and UNIX-like systems and is not dependent on any one window manager.
The main objective of GNOME is to provide a user-friendly suite of applications and an easy-to-use desktop.
Shoppe in the Forest  26.95These 13 inch Garden Gnomes are ready to travel the yard on their favorite conveyences.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/G/GNOME.html   (300 words)

 The GNOME Development Site
On this site you will find information about current GNOME projects, developer news, documentation, information on how to get involved, plus much more.
Archived articles on GNOME development by GNOME hackers.
Archived GNOME developer news and GNOME Weekly Summaries.
developer.gnome.org   (171 words)

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