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The Hurd: GNU's quest for the perfect kernel

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So what is the state of the Hurd? Is it vaporware, like Duke Nukem Forever? Fortunately not: the code exists, there is still work going on (for instance as part of Google Summer of Code), and there are even some relatively functional Hurd distributions. Let's look first at the code and the current architecture, and then at the Hurd distributions.

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Gnash development is stopped: funding plea

http://www.gnashdev.org

So the Gnash team is broke, and has been for most of a year. This has forced many, but not all of the Gnash developers to find paying work, and mostly stop working on Gnash. The few of them left focused on Gnash like to eat and pay bills.

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GNU IceCat 3.6.7 released

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GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely free software. While the Firefox source code from the Mozilla project is free software, they distribute and recommend non-free software as plug-ins and addons. In addition, GNU IceCat includes some privacy protection features, included in a separate addon.

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GnuTLS 2.10.1 released

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GnuTLS is a modern C library that implements the standard network security protocol Transport Layer Security (TLS), for use by network applications. GnuTLS is developed for GNU/Linux, but works on many Unix-like systems. The GnuTLS library is distributed under the terms of the GNU LGPL 2.1+.

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GNU Motti 3.0.0 released

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GNU motti is a simple free software multiplayer strategy game. The objective of the game is to conquer enemies' capitals by occupying and encircling their territories. The game map is an array of square cells.

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GNU rush 1.7 released

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"Hello, I am pleased to announce the release 1.7 of GNU Rush. GNU Rush is a restricted user shell, designed for sites providing limited remote access to their resources..."

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GNU Dico 2.1 released

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"...I am pleased to announce the version 2.1 of GNU Dico. GNU Dico is an extensible modular dictionary server with a set of database modules, a command line client utility and a web interface. New modules can easily be written in Guile, etc..."

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Mini GNU Hackers Meeting at RMLL 2010, Bordeaux, 6-11 July.

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"The 11th Libre Software Meeting (aka. RMLL) began this Tuesday, July 6th, in Bordeaux, France. A small group of GNU hackers will be present and a GNU developers room will be available for discussions and lightning talks..."

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Midnight Commander 4.7.3 released

http://www.midnight-commander.org

GNU Midnight Commander is a free software visual file manager, licensed under GPL. It's a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files and run commands in the subshell. Internal viewer and editor are included.

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LiveUSB Drives: Why, How-to, and Where At

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What fills an entire CD, only fills 17% of a 4GB thumb drive ... In contrast to Live CDs, the data contained on a Live USB can be changed and additional data can be stored on the same device

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Denemo switches to GPL version 3 (or later)

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GNU Denemo, a gtk+ frontend to GNU Lilypond is switching to GPL version 3.

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BASHing Visual Basic Out of the Picture

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Awhile ago, two family members of mine were programing something for a simple task, they chose to do it in Visual Basic as the program was going to be running in a Windows...

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Introducing GNUzilla and IceCat

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GNUzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla suite, and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely free software. While the Firefox source code from the Mozilla project is free software, they distribute and recommend non-free software as plug-ins and addons.

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What's new in GNU Compiler Collection 4.5

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GCC 4.5 promises faster programs using the new link-time optimization (LTO) option, easier implementation of compiler extensions thanks to the controversial plugin infrastructure, stricter standards-conformance for floating-point computations, and better debugging information when compiling with optimizations.

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Chris Hofstader appointed as GNU access technology director

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Free Software Foundation announced the appointment of Chris Hofstader as director of access technology software for its GNU Project, and the publication of the GNU Accessibility Statement.

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