After leaving the GNU last year and criticizing the Free Software Foundation and all the drama that ensued after this project was just part of the GNU for months, Libreboot is considering re-joining the GNU.
The GCC 7 mainline code-base hit the important milestone today of having zero P1 regressions -- issues of the highest priority -- and as such they branched the GCC7 code-base and GCC 7.1 RC1 is then being announced later this week as they prepare for this first stable release of GCC 7.
GNU IceCat 52.0.2 was released today as the first new release of this GNU version of Mozilla Firefox since version 45.
GCC 7 is expected to see its first stable release this month, GCC 7.1, so here's a look at some of the features to find with this annual feature update to the GNU Compiler Collection.
Red Hat's Nick Clifton has written a lengthy update concerning the state of the GNU Toolchain as we near the end of the first quarter, 2017.
Richard Biener has issued a new status report concerning the state of GCC 7 and that it should be released the middle of next month.
The Free Software Foundation has announced three more devices that are certified for "respects your freedom" (RYF), including a laptop, motherboard, and USB sound adapter. But don't get too excited quite yet.
Binutils 2.28 is out today as the latest version of this important GNU package.
The GNU Linux-libre 4.10 kernel was released last weekend just after the official Linux 4.10 kernel release while I hadn't noticed the de-blobbed kernel release until today. The Linux-libre folks continue to criticize the open-source GPU DRM drivers as being offenders for using binary blob firmware/microcode.
The first release candidate to GRUB 2.02 was quietly released at the beginning of the month. GRUB 2.02 is going to be a sizable feature update with it already having been five years since the current stable version, GRUB 2.00.
Last month the RISC-V GCC port was approved for landing in GCC 7 while today that merge finally happened.
GNU ddrescue continues work on being a capable data recovery tool for copying data from a file or block device to another, doing more than just the dd command. GNU ddrescue 1.22 was released over the weekend as the newest version of this tool.
Glibc 2.25 was tagged this Sunday in Git as the newest feature release to the GNU C Library.
Another late feature addition to GCC 7 is C++ support for libcc1.
The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is entering its "stage four" development for GCC 7 with the stable GCC 7.1 release expected in March or April.
The GCC Steering Committee has approved of the RISC-V port being included in GCC.
For more than the past decade, the Free Software Foundation has been maintaining a list of high priority projects. Today they have a brand new list.
GIMP contributor Alexandre Prokoudine published a lengthy blog post today looking back at what were the accomplishments for this open-source image manipulation program in 2016 and some of what's ahead for the program this year.
For those following the progress of the RISC-V open-source and royalty-free processor ISA, a new port of the GNU Compiler Collection for this architecture is now available.
For those looking at other new uses for the Rust programming language, there is now a Rust implementation of the popular Emacs editor.
Three weeks from today should mark a new release of the GNU C Library, glibc 2.25, and it's coming with many feature additions.
Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat has provided the latest status report concerning the state of the GNU Compiler Collection 7 code compiler.
The drama over Libreboot, a downstream of Coreboot, wanting to leave the GNU has come to an end.
For those making use of GNU's Stream Editor, Sed, for non-interactive command-line text editing there is a new release available.
Continuing in our various annual recaps this week as we end out 2016, here is a look at the most popular GNU/FSF news of the year.
A new version of the GNU Guix package manager and Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is now available, version 0.12 is this new GNU release just in time for the holidays.
Version 6.3 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) has been released as scheduled.
There is an early GNU Christmas with the release of GNU Hurd 0.9 joined by GNU Mach 1.8. Yep, another rare released update to Hurd.
It looks like GCC developers are making good on their effort to release GCC 6.3 by Christmas.
For those looking toward the next maintenance release of GCC 6, the GNU Compiler Collection 6.3 is aiming to be out by Christmas.
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