GNOME Session 3.8 Beta 1 Supports Systemd

This release supports new upower versions and adds session selector

The first Beta release of the upcoming GNOME Session 3.8 software, which is the main component of the GNOME desktop environment, has been released last week for testing.

GNOME Session 3.8 Beta 1 comes with initial support for systemd, fixes an issue with XSMP clients related to a canceled shutdown operation, support compilation with new versions of upower, adjusts the new GNOME Desktop idle API, adds a session selector and sets XDG_MENU_PREFIX.

As usual, lots of translations have been updated in this first Beta release. More information can be found in the official raw changelog.

Download GNOME Session 3.8 Beta 1 (3.7.90) sources right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.

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