#13 It begins…

• Curated by Felix

Update on what happened across the GNOME project in the week from October 01 to October 08.

Core Apps and Libraries

Chris 🌱️ reports

Disk Usage Analyzer has been ported to using GTK4 and libadwaita.


A guided tour and greeter for GNOME.

Bilal Elmoussaoui says

Chris 🌱️'s port of Tour to GTK 4 & libadwaita was merged today.


Lets you install and update applications and system extensions.

Georges Stavracas (feaneron) announces

GNOME Software was ported to GTK4 and libadwaita. This brings various improvements, such as improved performance, the restyled Adwaita, new widgets, and more.

Circle Apps and Libraries

sonnyp reports

Chris 🌱️ and I have ported Commit to GTK4 / libadwaita https://apps.gnome.org/app/re.sonny.Commit/


Safe bindings to the Rust language for fundamental libraries from the GNOME stack.

Julian Hofer announces

I’ve added a chapter about actions to the gtk4-rs book. It was reviewed by Ivan Molodetskikh and Sabrina.

Third Party Projects

Bilal Elmoussaoui reports

I’ve released a portals demo app on Flathub, it’s meant as a test case for the various xdg portals. You can grab it from https://flathub.org/apps/details/com.belmoussaoui.ashpd.demo


A pure wayland shell for mobile devices.

Guido reports

Phosh’s CI pipeline gitlab.gnome.org now automatically takes screenshots in different languages (currently Arabic, Japanese and German). This hopefully makes it simpler for developers, designers and translators to check layout changes:


An intuitive and powerful application to manage your personal tasks.

Georges Stavracas (feaneron) reports

GNOME To Do now uses the new color scheme API provided by libadwaita to handle dark and light modes. The style selector also received some visual improvements.

That’s all for this week!

See you next week, and be sure to stop by #thisweek:gnome.org with updates on your own projects!