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Libreboot, Coreboot Downstream, Becomes A GNU Project

Libreboot, the downstream of Coreboot that doesn't permit any closed-source microcode/firmware blobs as part of the hardware initialization process for this alternative to proprietary BIOS/UEFI, has become an official GNU project.

19 May 2016 - GNU Libreboot - 2 Comments
gNewSense 5 Hopes To Be A Speedier Release Of The FSF-Approved Linux OS

GNewSense 4 was released yesterday as the successor to gNewSense 3, which had been around since 2013. GNewSense 4 was also their first release being based off the current Debian stable 7. GNewSense releases have been far and few between, but the developers involved are looking at possibility expediting gNewSense 5 and beyond.

7 May 2016 - gNewSense 5 - 2 Comments
GNU Remotecontrol 2.0 Released

One of the less talked about GNU projects is GNU remotecontrol. GNU's Remotecontrol project is about being a web-based interface to IP-enabled thermostats and similar building automation devices, but is primarily about IP-enabled thermostats.

26 April 2016 - Remote Control - 1 Comment
Glibc 2.23 Released With Many Changes

While glibc is getting a lot of heat at the moment for a big security woe, glibc 2.23 has been released that besides having the getaddrinfo() changes also has other alterations to this critical free software library.

19 February 2016 - glibc 2.23 - 2 Comments
Emacs 25.1 Will Have X Widgets Support

For users of Emacs, the long-maintained XWidget branch that provides support for embedding GTK+ widgets into Emacs, has been merged to master and will be present for Emacs 25.1.

22 January 2016 - Emacs X Widgets - 10 Comments
GIMP Gets A New Light Theme

Alongside a lot of other exciting work for GIMP 2.10 is a new light theme for those wanting a brighter experience.

17 January 2016 - The Light Side of GIMP - 9 Comments
Blob-Free GNU Linux-libre 4.4 Kernel Released

The latest Linux-libre kernel is now available for those wanting a fully de-blobbed Linux kernel that doesn't support drivers depending upon proprietary firmware/microcode or other non-free code.

11 January 2016 - GNU Linux Libre 4.4 - 13 Comments

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