With GCC 6.2 coming soon and GCC 5 already being quite mature, GNU Compiler Collection developers are intending to soon end maintenance on GCC 4.x.
Java Training Wheels has become the newest GNU package.
The Free Software Foundation is a bit late to the party, but have finally come out publicly against Intel's Management Engine (ME).
GNU Taler "v0.0.0" was announced today as the initial alpha release of this project aiming to be a free software electronic payment system but so far just fits alongside some of the other obscure or early-on GNU projects.
The GNU Toolchain has continued making improvements this year beyond just the recent GCC 6 stable compiler release.
Version 5.4 of the GNU Compiler Collection is now available.
Gnuastro is the latest GNU Project.
Version 4.2 of GNU's Make was released this Sunday.
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.
There's a new release of GNU/Hurd available today.
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.
The distribution sponsored by the Free Software Foundation, gNewSense, is out with its version 4.0 "Ucclia" release.
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.
The Free Software Foundation today announced their evaluations of major code repository-hosting services per the standards of the GNU Ethical Criteria for Code Repositories.
Werner Koch announced the release today of libgcrypt 1.7, a major update to this general cryptographic library.
The Free Software Foundation has issued a fresh statement today concerning the recent ZFS file-system efforts on Linux, driven in large part by Canonical's plans for shipping ZFS support in Ubuntu 16.04.
As GCC 6 should be officially released soon, here's a quick overview of the improvements and new features for this yearly free software compiler update.
A developer long involved in Coreboot/Libreboot development is trying to call attention to "uncorrectable freedom and security issues" on x86 platforms with nearly all post-2009 Intel systems and post-2013 AMD systems.
Gzip 1.7 was released this morning with two new features.
Just one week after the initial public release of Gneural Network to provide a GNU project for programmable neural networks, version 0.5 has been made available and it's a big release.
Building off Sunday's release of the Linux 4.5 kernel is GNU Linux-libre 4.5-gnu as the newest version of this kernel provided for 100% free software GNU/Linux distributions.
After writing yesterday about F2FS support being worked on for GRUB2, I decided to explore what features are coming for their GRUB 2.02 release.
The inaugural release of Gneural Network is now available, a new GNU Project to implement programmable neural networks.
Following the recent news of KDE's Partition Manager adding F2FS support, a Phoronix reader reminded us that F2FS support for GRUB is still being addressed.
The Free Software Foundation has certified ThinkPenguin's latest mini-router as a device that "respects your freedom" per their standards.
Longtime GCC developer Richard Biener shared a status update today concerning the state of the GNU Compiler Collection 6.
Version 7.11 of the GNU Debugger (GDB) was released this morning.
ARM only announced the Cortex-A32 ARMv8 32-bit processor yesterday but already they've gone ahead and landed the support inside the GNU Compiler Collection.
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.
One year ago was a status update on GNU Hurd where it was mentioned that GNU Hurd lacks 64-bit, audio, and USB support among other features for this micro-kernel free software project alternative to the Linux kernel. Sound support for Hurd is now in the works, but other features remain missing.
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