Five weeks after earlier version, we already have a new point update of one of the most used desktops in Linux. Is about GNOME 41.2, and the project says in the release note which is a stable one with bug fixes. New features arrived in September, among which there was one that cannot be seen, but can be felt: performance improved compared to the GNOME 40 that arrived in March.
Although they have also used the occasion to improve GNOME Shell, most of the changes they have made in GNOME 41.2 are related to some of its applicationssuch as the Cheese webcam app, the new Connections app, Eye of GNOME, the initial setup, the control center, Maps, Terminal, and the snapshot tool, all receiving minor fixes.
GNOME 41.2 now available
GNOMESoftware 41.2 You can now reload the details of an application only when the user does not install or remove the application. On the other hand, the disk usage calculation has been improved, the add-ons section, which no longer shows add-ons for different applications, and an unexpected shutdown has been corrected.
The project has taken advantage of this launch to correct bugs in many of their apps, such as Boxes (Boxes), in which they have fixed a problem that prevented configuring 3D acceleration, among others, or that Evince, already in 41.3, corrects the metadata and has removed the "Exit" button from the shortcut page. Another application that has been uploaded to version 41.3 has been GNOME Builder, and with this release they have improved support for flatpak packages.
GNOME 41.2 It is now available en this y this other link. Taking into account that many of the improvements arrive in the new versions of the applications, it is worth mentioning that some of them will soon arrive at Flathub. Later they will add the new packages to some Linux distributions, such as Arch Linux, Manjaro or Fedora.