Article from Issue 280/2024

In the news: Gnome 46 Alpha Available for Public Testing; System76 Updates Thelio with New AMD Threadripper CPUs; Two AI Features Introduced in Deepin Linux 23 Beta 2; Nitrux 3.2.1 Released with Plenty of Improvement; Gentoo Linux Goes Binary … Sort Of; Linux Machines with Poorly Secured SSH Servers are Under Attack; Enlightenment 0.26.0 Improved Stability and Features; Fedora Asahi Released for Macs with Apple Silicon; and Manjaro Linux 23.1.0 "Vulcan" Released.

Gnome 46 Alpha Available for Public Testing

It seems only yesterday that Gnome 45 was released to further polish the open source desktop environment. On January 12, the team posted an announcement regarding the release of 46.alpha (

This latest release includes a few key features that should excite Gnome users. Headlining that list is the new headless remote login via the Gnome Display Manager (GDM). This new feature is made possible via gnome-remote-desktop, which provides a built-in server that allows users to connect remotely with Pipewire (the subsystem used for handling audio and video streams for Linux).

Also included with Gnome 46 is a new terminal app, called Prompt, which (according to the Gnome blog: "marries the best of Gnome Builder's seamless container support, the beauty of Gnome Editor, and the robustness of VTE."


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