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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 - 11 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 - 20 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

Glibc 2.20 Has Performance Improvements, File Description Locks

Allan McRae announced the release of version 2.20 of the GNU C Library (glibc) this Monday morning.
8 September 2014 - glibc 2.20 - 6 Comments

Direvent Does Its First Release As A GNU Project

Since becoming a GNU project last month, Direvent has put out its first official release.
7 September 2014 - GNU Direvent 5 - 9 Comments

GNU Folks Still Working On Their "FreeDink" Game

GNU FreeDink is still going on as an GPL-licensed portable and improved upon version of the Dink Smallwood game engine.
2 September 2014 - GNU FreeDink - 5 Comments

The GNU Linux Libre 3.16 Kernel Is Christened By Freedo

The Linux 3.16 kernel was released a few days ago with some awesome features while those wishing to run this kernel in an ultra-free mode without support for closed-source firmware blobs or the ability to load non-free kernel modules, the GNU Linux-libre 3.16 release is available.
8 August 2014 - Linux-libre - 15 Comments

More Details On GCC & LLVM Collaboration

Last month in Cambridge was the 2014 GNU Tools Cauldron where GCC as a JIT compiler and other interesting topics were discussed by developers. One of the topics discussed was surrounding better collaboration between GCC and LLVM developers.
6 August 2014 - GCC + LLVM - 3 Comments

FSF Talks Up Libreboot As New Coreboot Downstream

Libreboot is a de-blobbed version of Coreboot designed to run on the Free Software Foundation's first endorsed laptop.
5 August 2014 - Libreboot - 18 Comments

GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support

Version 7.8 of the GNU Debugger is now available with a variety of enhancements.
30 July 2014 - GDB 7.8 - 4 Comments

Guix 0.7 Can Now Install The GNU Operating System

The Guix package manager that's designed to be a purely-functional package manager for GNU with an emphasis on being dependable, hackable, and liberating is out with its latest release.
25 July 2014 - GNU Guix - 10 Comments

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