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GNU/Hurd in 2010

http://www.gnu.org

The Hurd doesn't fully deliver on the everyday usability goal yet, but it is seeing continuous improvement---and 2010 has been no exception. Let's take a look at the progress throughout the year.

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Videos of GNU Hackers Meeting in the Hague available

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"Videos of the talks from the GNU Hackers Meeting in the Hague are now available. This meeting took place on 24-25 July at "Revelation Hackspace", prior to the GNOME GUADEC conference, and featured a workshop on GNUnet, a framework for free secure networking and decentralised applications..."

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GNU Systems: New Website for Arch Hurd

http://www.archhurd.org

"Today the new website for www.archhurd.org was made live; matching designs for the other subdomains (bbs, wiki, aur, bugs, lists, and projects) will be created over the next couple of weeks or months..."

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The Hurd: GNU's quest for the perfect kernel

http://lwn.net

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

http://savannah.gnu.org

"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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GNU HURD: Altered visions and lost promise

http://www.h-online.com

The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary – a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users – but it has yet to come down to earth.

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A month of the Hurd: Arch Hurd, FOSDEM preparations and a thesis on mobile Hurd objects.

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«Hurd having been in development for so long, but still not production-ready; and with Linux as a mature free kernel being firmly established as the de-facto standard kernel for the GNU system -- people often wonder: why haven't developers abandoned the Hurd long ago?

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Active development on GNU Hurd

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Active development on GNU Hurd, a general-purpose kernel suitable for the GNU operating system...

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Why Europe Should Fund the GNU/Hurd System

http://www.itworld.com

"A Dutch university has landed a European Research Council grant to continue work on a Unix-type operating system that aims to be more reliable and secure than GNU/Linux or Microsoft Windows..." -- see also The GNU Hurd project

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Learn about the GNU Project (inside emacs)

"...The describe-project function, bound to C-h C-p, is a 7,500-word essay by Richard Stallman, Emacs' principal author, describing the purpose of the GNU Project (which he founded)... --
* http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/edu/au-dw-au-emacs7-i.html?S_TACT=105A...

The GNU Project

by Richard Stallman

originally published in the book "Open Sources"

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Microkernels rule!

http://www.embedded.com

"The microkernel has an undeservedly bad reputation. It's time to take a second look..."

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"Pay attention to your freedom instead of self-serving forecasts" - RMS speaks with Poornam Media

http://bobcares.com

RMS: «If Microsoft says that ['era of open computing'], it appears to be an attempt at a self-fulfilling prophesy. If people believe it, they may make it come true. The way to deal with that is to refuse to let Microsoft lead you. Pay attention to your freedom instead of self-serving forecasts ...

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter - Issue 3, May 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

## In this issue
* Free Software Supporter exclusive: WBUR is streaming Ogg Vorbis!
* DBD Action Alert - Libraries: Eliminate DRM!
* Get DeltaH, gNewSense 2.0
* Get your next machine with gNewSense
* Silicon Mechanics to ship servers with free BIOS preinstalled
* Can we rescue OLPC from Windows? by Richard M. Stallman
* End Software Patents: the Bilski hearing, heard.

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GNU and FSF News for May 2008

http://www.advogato.org

"Skype fought the GPL and the GPL won. The OLPC XO project abandons free software just as RMS switches to an XO; RMS not happy. New monthly newsletters from the FSF and FSFE. GNOME and KDE want to have a joint development conference in 2009. GNOME and GCC conferences coming up later this year. Plus all the usual news: more GPL v3 conversions, HURD news, GNOME news, GCC news, and more..."

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Examining the Legendary HURD Kernel

http://www.zimbio.com

"David Chisnall takes a look at the GNU Project's infamous HURD kernel, exploring some of the features that make it unique and some that have found their way into other systems. [...] Even in its current state, HURD exists to prove a point: It’s possible to have a complete and usable system running nothing other than GNU code." -- http://www.informit.com/articles/printerfriendly.aspx?p=1180992

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