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Free Software Foundation Endorses Another (Outdated) Laptop

Back in 2013 the Free Software Foundation endorsed its first laptop as respecting the user's freedoms. Being announced today is another laptop now being endorsed by the FSF.
29 January 2015 - Libreboot X200 - 26 Comments

Linux "GHOST" Vulnerability Hits Glibc Systems

The latest high-profile security vulnerability affecting Linux systems us within Glibc, the GNU C Library.
27 January 2015 - Glibc Exploit - 48 Comments

The GNU Offloading & Multi-Processing Runtime Library

The GCC libgomp library started off with a focus on OpenMP support, but its supported interfaces and targets have outgrown its original focus.
10 January 2015 - libgomp

GNU Automake 1.15 Released, Still Preparing For Automake 2.0

GNU Automake 1.15 was released today as a bug-fix release and continued warning about Automake 2.0 breakage. The Automake 1.15 release comes one year after the development of this important GNU project has been on rather troubled ground.
6 January 2015 - Automake 2 - 4 Comments

Nano-Archimedes Is The Latest GNU Project, Making More Scientific Software Open-Source

The first version of GNU Nano-Archimedes was released on Sunday and is trying to free up more of quantum simulations.
4 January 2015 - Nano-Archimedes

One Of The GNU Games Has Its First 2015 Release Out

If you're not into all of the modern, resource-intensive Linux games or just prefer something more skillful, GNU Chess has been updated for some terminal gaming action.
4 January 2015 - GNU Chess - 3 Comments

Hurd & Guix Were Among The GNU Projects Making Progress This Year

2014 wasn't the year of the GNU/Hurd desktop, but nevertheless this nearly 25 year old micro-kernel made more progress this year. The GNU Guix package manager also made interesting process this year along with the many other associated GNU projects.
28 December 2014 - GNU Recap

GNU Binutils 2.25 Released With Port To Andes NDS32

Version 2.25 of Binutils is new this week. Binutils consists of the GNU linker and assembler along with other common binary tools to GNU/Linux environments.
25 December 2014 - Binutils 2.25 - 2 Comments

FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee

The Free Software Foundation has now built up a committee to review their "High Priority Projects" list and they're looking for more feedback from the community.
19 December 2014 - FSF - 12 Comments

Grep 2.21 Brings Performance Improvements

Grep 2.21 has been released and represents nearly a half-year worth of improvements to this commonly used GNU utility.
24 November 2014 - grep - 8 Comments

GNU Guix 0.8 Has A New Visual UI In Emacs

The GNU Guix functional package manager has been updated to version 0.8 and incorporates four months of changes.
18 November 2014 - Guix - 2 Comments

GNU Emacs Finally Switching Over To Git From Bazaar

GNU Emacs is finally in the process of transitioning to Git for their revision control system rather than GNU Bazaar.
11 November 2014 - Emacs - 21 Comments

FSF & Conservancy Launch Copyleft.org To Promote Licenses Like The GPL

The Software Freedom Conserfancy and Free Software Foundation have announced Copyleft.org.
7 November 2014 - Copyleft.org - 17 Comments

GnuPG 2.1.0 Supports ECC, Other Improvements

GnuPG 2.1 "Modern" has been released as a big improvement over the earlier GnuPG 2.0 release.
6 November 2014 - GPG

GNU's adns 1.5 Now Fully Supports IPv6

The GNU adns project that provides a command-line interface and C/C++ library that serves as a resolver library and for other DNS lookup tasks has received a major weekend update.
2 November 2014 - DNS - 8 Comments

GDB 7.8.1 Brings Various Fixes For The GNU Debugger

Version 7.8.1 of the GNU Debugger is now available and it brings various bug fixes over the major GDB 7.8 release.
29 October 2014 - GNU Debugger

Emacs 24.4 Has Built-In Web Browser, Improved Multi-Monitor Support

A new release of Emacs is out today and it's quite a big update with new functionality for this popular and extensible text editor.
20 October 2014 - Emacs 24.4 - 21 Comments

GNU SRC Updated: BSD Ports-Like System In The GNU World

A new release of SRC is out this weekend, the GNU's package management solution that is its GNU/GPL version of a BSD Ports-like system.
12 October 2014 - GNU SRC 2014.10.11 - 19 Comments

GNU's Data Recovery Tool Updated With New Options

GNU ddrescue, an open-source data recovery tool that copies data from one file / block device to another while rescuing the good portions of data in case of read errors, is out with a new version.
6 October 2014 - ddrescue - 4 Comments

FSF Issues Their Rebuttal To Apple's New iPhone, Watch & Apple Pay

John Sullivan, the Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation, has commented on Apple's much anticipated launch of the iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and the brand new product line: the Apple Watch.
9 September 2014 - Free Software Foundation - 72 Comments

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