The GNOME Project unleashed a few minutes ago, July 23rd, the immediate availability for download and testing of the fourth development release of the upcoming GNOME 3.6 desktop environment.GNOME 3.5.4 comes with a revamped Nautilus, initial support for displaying input methods and keyboard layouts, GNOME Disks can now securely erase a hard drive, new system inhibitor, and support for offline updates.
Below we've attached some screenshots, courtesy of Matthias Clasen, to exemplify the aforementioned features.
GNOME 3.5.4 is part of the new GNOME 3.6 desktop upgrade, which should be released in late September 2012. The next development release towards GNOME 3.6 will be GNOME 3.5.5 available this month, on August 8th, 2012.
Download GNOME 3.5.4 sources right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.