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GNU Octave 4.0 Released, Includes A GUI & OpenGL

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.
30 May 2015 - GNU Octave

GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months

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.
25 April 2015 - GCC 5.2 - 8 Comments

GNU Hurd 0.6 Released Brings Clean-Ups & Fixes

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.
15 April 2015 - Hurd 0.6 - 13 Comments

GnuPG 2.1.3 Adds New Features

A new version of the modern GnuPG was released on Saturday by Werner Koch.
12 April 2015 - GnuPG 2.1.3

GNU Nano 2.4.0 Brings Complete Undo System, Linter Support & More

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.
23 March 2015 - nano 2.4.0 - 5 Comments

GDB 7.9 Brings Improvements To The Python Scripting API

Version 7.9 of the GNU Debugger is now available with numerous new features.
20 February 2015 - GDB 7.9

GNU Linux-libre 3.19 Kernel Deblobs More Drivers

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.
9 February 2015 - Linux-libre - 15 Comments

RMS Feels There's "A Systematic Effort To Attack GNU Packages"

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.
7 February 2015 - RMS Rant - 178 Comments

GNU C Library 2.21 Released With Bug & Security Fixes

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.
6 February 2015 - Glibc 2.21

GNU Guix Continues Advancing As A Package Manager & Linux DIstribution

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.
5 February 2015 - GNU Guix - 6 Comments

Don't Want systemd? Try GNU Hurd, But It Still Lacks 64-bit, Audio & USB

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.
4 February 2015 - GNU Hurd 2015 - 94 Comments

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 - 28 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 - 49 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

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