Now available Gnome 3.24, these are the main news

Gnome 3.24 desktop on a laptop.

The latest version of the older Gnu / Linux desktop has been released a few hours ago, Gnome 3.24. A version that brings some improvements and solutions to problems that Gnome users had.

As well Wayland support has been improved and problems with its main programs have been corrected. Here are the main news that this version of Gnome brings with it for the end user.

Night screen

The new version of Gnome brings with it a filter function for blue light that will allow us to work better in hours with less daylight. This will appear in the upper panel of Gnome Shell to be able to activate and control it with total ease and adapt it to our environment.

Gnome Photos

The Gnome Photos application has improved its preview as well as the metadata of the images, being able to edit its location and add it through the GPS function that Gnome 3.24 has built-in.

Hour Applet

The time applet has also changed, providing more information. Now you will have weather information, appointment information and direct access to the calendar and of course, direct access to notifications.


The star file manager, Nautilus, has also changed but in general have focused on correcting bugs and performance problems that had the file manager. The same goes for the Wayland support.

Gnome Games

Gnome Games is a set of applications that offer the user the classic games of a lifetime. In this case, the video games have been updated and also the retro game console emulators offered by this section of Gnome to be able to play classic games.

Software Center

The Gnome Software center has also debugged its bugs but above all it has focused on better incorporate support for flatpak packages for distributions that can use it.

Your Order

A more productive and functional Gnome is what the Gnome developers have been looking for and it seems that with Gnome 3.24 it has been achieved. However, there are still few distributions that include this desktop version in their official repositories. It seems that Gnome users will have to wait a bit longer.

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  1.   Diego Soler said

    There are several desktops older than Gnome, the same KDE without going any further….

  2.   sergarze said

    How can this version of gnome be installed in Ubuntu? I don't like unity that comes by default

  3.   jorss said

    Use ubuntu gnome or Fedora linux