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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
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
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
Version 7.8 of the GNU Debugger is now available with a variety of enhancements.
30 July 2014 - GDB 7.8 - 4 Comments
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
The GSRC remains one of GNU's less known programs and is an easy way to download and install GNU software.
13 July 2014 - GSRC
Following last month's release of Unicode 7.0, the GNU Unifont project is out with an open-source glyph for each printable code point in the Unicode 7.0 Plane 0 standard.
7 July 2014 - Unifont - 6 Comments
The latest version of ddrescue is now available for copying data from one file or block device to another while trying to recover good parts in the event of read errors.
13 June 2014 - ddrescue 1.18.1 - 4 Comments
Coming just hours after the release of Linux 3.15, the GNU fans have put out their updated Linux-Libre kernel modification.
9 June 2014 - Linux-Libre - 24 Comments
The developers behind the Nettle project are out with a new major update to their dual-licensed GPLv2 and LGPLv3+ cryptographics library.
8 June 2014 - Nettle - 9 Comments
The GNU Xnee program allows for recording, replaying, and distributing automated user actions under X11.
6 May 2014 - Xnee - 9 Comments
The GNU Mailman 3.0 open-source mailing list software is finally in beta after a major rewrite.
29 April 2014 - Mailman - 1 Comment
Following last night's release of the Linux 3.14 kernel, the GNU folks are out with their Linux-based "Freedom Pi" kernel.
31 March 2014 - Linux Libre - 21 Comments
For users of Guile as the GNU extension language written around the Scheme programming language, there now exists OpenGL bindings.
23 March 2014 - Guile-OpenGL
The first official release of Cursynth was announced today, a GNU attempt at making a musical synthesizer.
18 March 2014 - Cursynth - 13 Comments
16 March 2014 - GNU ease.js - 23 Comments
The GNU Guix package manager / distribution system is still active in development and the developers have planned a road-map to reaching version 1.0.
12 February 2014 - Guix - 11 Comments
In the name of freedom, GNU Hurd has the ability to run device drivers from user-space via the project's DDE layer. DDE is an interesting feature and does allow for some interesting possibilities although conventional wisdom advises against accessing and controlling your GPU, network, and disk drivers, along with other components, from user-space. This also includes running Linux kernel drivers in Hurd's user-space.
10 February 2014 - GNU Hurd DDE - 7 Comments
The latest version of the GNU C Library is now available. At version 2.19, glibc adds many new features and other improvements.
8 February 2014 - glibc 2.19
Version 1.15 of the popular GNU Wget downloading tool for HTTP, FTP, and other Internet protocols is now available. Wget 1.15 brings with it many new features.
19 January 2014 - Wget 1.15
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