GNOME Shell 3.8 Improves the Lock Screen

The latest version of GNOME Shell can be downloaded from Softpedia

By on March 27th, 2013 10:09 GMT

GNOME Shell, a user interface that provides functions for the GNOME desktop environment, has just received a new update and it's now at version 3.8.

The GNOME development is running smoothly and more features are added with each new version.

Highlights of GNOME Shell 3.8:

• Blur and desaturation effects have been removed from the lock screen;
• Scroll view fade near edges has been removed;
• Calendar components are now opening when using Evolution;
• Unlocking is now working properly on fast user switch;
• A major memory leak, that occurred when changing backgrounds, has been fixed;
• Various bug fixes were implemented;
• A lot of translations were updated.

A changelog featuring a complete list of updates and improvements can be found in the official announcement.

Download GNOME Shell 3.8 right now from Softpedia.