The Free Software Foundation has endorsed the Taurinus X200 laptop as a laptop that respects your freedoms.
As explained recently in The Current State Of Debian GNU Hurd, PC hardware support by GNU Hurd is pretty piss poor right now with no support for USB yet, sound support being in its early stages, and 64-bit support just being started. However, a developer is hoping to work on improving hardware support for Hurd.
Version 1.20 of ddrescue was released today as the latest version of this GNU recovery tool for trying to rescue good parts of a file or block device in case of read errors.
Version 7.10 of the GNU Debugger (GDB) has been released with various new features and updates to existing functionality.
GNU Hurd now has a native package manager via the Guix package manager.
Earlier this month I wrote about glibc 2.22 and its new features being ready for release and today that version has been officially put out the door.
Glibc 2.22 has been tagged and is in the process of going out the door for release while the latest Git code now reflects development for glibc 2.23.
GNU Guix, the functional package manager designed for the GNU system and GuixSD distribution, is out with a new release that has more than 800 commits over the past two months.
One of the features coming for glibc 2.22 is a port to Google's Native Client for ARMv7-A while separately there is also a new vector math library (libmvec) for OMP4.
GNU Octave, a high-level programming language for numerical computations and an open-source alternative to MATLAB, is out this weekend with a huge release. Meet GNU Octave 4.0.
GCC 5 was formally released this week with under their new versioning scheme the initial stable release being GCC 5.1. GCC 6.0 is now in development as the next major release due out in about one year's time while the next GCC 5 point release will be GCC 5.2.
Version 0.6 of GNU Hurd was released today. Before getting too excited about GNU Hurd, it's still bound to x86 32-bit and doesn't offer any compelling new features.
A new version of the modern GnuPG was released on Saturday by Werner Koch.
GNU Nano 2.4.0 was released this morning as the first stable update to this open-source CLI text editor in a number of years.
Version 7.9 of the GNU Debugger is now available with numerous new features.
Following yesterday's release of the Linux 3.19 kernel is the newest version of the GNU Linux-libre kernel that strips out kernel functionality dependent on binary-only microcode/firmware images.
Richard Stallman has come out against support for basic LLVM debugger (LLDB) support within Emacs' Gud.el as he equates it to an attack on GNU packages.
Version 2.21 of the GNU C Library is now available. Glibc 2.21 fixes a lot of issues while also adding some new functionality.
GNU Guix continues to be one of the most interesting new package management initiatives going on in the past few years. Guix also continues evolving into its own Linux distribution filled with GNU software.
While it doesn't get talked about too much these days, GNU Hurd remains under active development. A GNU Hurd developer has shared a status update about the state of Hurd in 2015 and how you can start contributing.
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.
The latest high-profile security vulnerability affecting Linux systems us within Glibc, the GNU C Library.
The GCC libgomp library started off with a focus on OpenMP support, but its supported interfaces and targets have outgrown its original focus.
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.
The first version of GNU Nano-Archimedes was released on Sunday and is trying to free up more of quantum simulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grep 2.21 has been released and represents nearly a half-year worth of improvements to this commonly used GNU utility.
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