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GNOME 3.30

The default graphical environment in Fedora 29 is GNOME version 3.30 (Almería), which brings a substantial number of updates over earlier versions. Some of the enhancements include:

  • Improved desktop performance and better resource utilization.

  • Better control of screen sharing and remote desktop sessions.

  • Automatic updates for installed Flatpaks.

  • A minimal reader view in the Web integrated browser.

  • The Boxes virtual machine manager can now connect to remote Windows sessions using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

  • New panel in Settings for managing Thunderbolt devices.

  • The Disks storage manager can now decrypt and mount storage encrypted using VeraCrypt.

  • A new Podcasts app allowing you to subscribe and listen to your favorite podcasts as well as import them from other devices.

See the upstream release announcement and 3.30 Release Notes for more information about this GNOME release.