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  • FSF Events: Donald Robertson, III - "Common licensing issues for free software projects: Learn the most common mistakes developers make in regards to licensing their free software project" (Bellingham, WA)
    on 26/03/2019 at 9:35 am

    FSF licensing & compliance engineer will be giving his speech “Common licensing issues for free software projects: Learn the most common mistakes developers make in regards to licensing their free software project” at LFNW (2019-03-27–28): In this introduction to free […]

  • FSF Events: John Sullivan - " 'Just don't buy it': Consumer choices in free software activism" (Bellingham, WA)
    on 26/03/2019 at 9:05 am

    FSF executive director John Sullivan will be giving his speech “ ‘Just don't buy it’: Consumer choices in free software activism” at LFNW (2019-03-27–28): Movement activism often focuses on economic decisions. Buy this ethically made product; don't buy that one made […]

  • FSF News: FSF job opportunity: campaigns manager
    on 25/03/2019 at 8:15 pm

    Reporting to the executive director, the campaigns manager works on our campaigns team to lead, plan, carry out, evaluate, and improve the FSF's advocacy and education campaigns. The team also works closely with other FSF departments, including licensing, operations, and tech. The position will […]

  • FSF Blogs: LibrePlanet Day 2: Welcoming everyone to the world of free software
    on 24/03/2019 at 10:50 pm

    One of the most important questions that free software is facing in the year 2019 is: how do we make the world of free software accessible to broader audiences? Vast numbers of people are using software every day -- how do we relate our message to something that is important to them, and then […]

  • FSF Blogs: LibrePlanet Day 1: Trailblazing free software together
    on 23/03/2019 at 11:45 pm

    On day one of LibrePlanet 2019, we welcomed 264 attendees to the Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Techology (MIT). The LibrePlanet conference has now entered its second decade, and as software infiltrates more and more of daily life, there are many new and important ethical, social, […]

  • FSF News: OpenStreetMap and Deborah Nicholson win 2018 FSF Awards
    on 23/03/2019 at 11:26 pm

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 23, 2019 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) recognizes OpenStreetMap with the 2018 Free Software Award for Projects of Social Benefit and Deborah Nicholson with the Award for the Advancement of Free Software. FSF president Richard M. Stallman […]

  • FSF News: OpenStreetMap and Deborah Nicholson win 2019 FSF Awards
    on 23/03/2019 at 10:59 pm

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 23, 2019-- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) recognizes OpenStreetMap with the 2018 Free Software Award for Projects of Social Benefit and Deborah Nicholson with the Award for the Advancement of Free Software. FSF president Richard M. Stallman […]

  • parallel @ Savannah: GNU Parallel 20190322 ('FridayforFuture') released
    on 21/03/2019 at 10:15 pm

    GNU Parallel 20190322 ('FridayforFuture') has been released. It is available for download at: http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/parallel/ The change in signalling makes this release experimental for users that send SIGTERM to GNU Parallel. Quote of the month: There are so many things to love about GNU […]

  • FSF News: Seven new devices from ThinkPenguin, Inc. now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom
    on 21/03/2019 at 8:45 pm

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, March 21st, 2019 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to seven devices from ThinkPenguin, Inc.: The Penguin Wireless G USB Adapter (TPE-G54USB2), the Penguin USB Desktop Microphone for GNU / Linux […]

  • FSF Blogs: LibrePlanet is coming in two days! Here's how you can participate
    on 21/03/2019 at 7:00 pm

    It's almost time for LibrePlanet -- the Free Software Foundation annual conference and associate members' meeting -- and we couldn't be more excited! There is so much going on at the conference, great events in the evenings, a raffle, an exhibit hall, and an amazing collection of free software […]

  • FSF Blogs: RMS article: "Install fests: What to do about the deal with the devil"
    on 19/03/2019 at 7:24 pm

    In "Install fests: What to do about the deal with the devil," Richard Stallman issues both a caveat to free software novices who would like to transition to using free software exclusively via an install-fest, and a plea to install-fest organizers and volunteers not to make injurious ethical […]

  • FSF Blogs: About Musix's removal from our list of endorsed distributions
    on 19/03/2019 at 3:39 pm

    In 2018 we updated our list of free GNU/Linux distributions to add a "Historical" section. We retired BLAG Linux and GNU at that time, as it was no longer maintained. We are sad to announce today that Musix will also being moving to the Historical section, as it is likewise no longer maintained. […]

  • FSF Events: Richard Stallman - « Logiciels libres, société libre » (Anthy-sur-Leman, France)
    on 19/03/2019 at 1:55 pm

    Richard Stallman décrira les buts et la philosophie du mouvement des logiciels libres et évoquera les enjeux majeurs du monde numérique d'aujourd'hui. Il abordera les Droits de l'Homme des utilisateurs d'un logiciel : liberté de contrôler ce qu'il fait pour eux, […]

  • health @ Savannah: GNU Health installer 3.4.1
    on 18/03/2019 at 1:59 pm

    Dear community The GNU Health installer (gnuhealth-setup) has been updated to 3.4.1. It basically fixes an issue due to the removal of the the pybarcode library from pypi (https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?55942) We have also updated the documentation to always download the latest installer as the […]

  • FSF Events: Richard Stallman à Lausanne, Suisse (Lausanne, Switzerland)
    on 15/03/2019 at 5:19 pm

    Ce discours de Richard Stallman ne sera pas technique, l'entrée sera libre, et tout le monde est invité à assister. Thème du discours à déterminer. Lieu: Bâtiment SG, EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Lausanne, […]

  • FSF Events: Richard Stallman - "Free Software, Free Society" (Bern, Switzerland)
    on 15/03/2019 at 5:15 pm

    The Free Software Movement campaigns for computer users' freedom to cooperate and control their own computing. The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, typically used together with the kernel Linux, specifically to make these freedoms possible. Richard Stallman's speech will […]

  • GNU Guix: Documentation video creation
    on 15/03/2019 at 11:00 am

    Over the last few months, I have been working as an Outreachy intern with the GNU Guix crowd to develop videos presenting and documenting the project. My goal in this round as an Outreachy intern for the December 2018 to March 2019 period consists of creating introductory […]

  • FSF News: Activists and experts gather in Cambridge for ethical tech conference to celebrate software freedom on March 23-24
    on 14/03/2019 at 9:01 pm

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, March 14, 2019 -- Next weekend, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) presents the eleventh annual LibrePlanet free software conference in Cambridge, March 23-24, 2019, at the Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. LibrePlanet is an annual […]

  • coreutils @ Savannah: coreutils-8.31 released [stable]
    on 11/03/2019 at 12:48 am

    This is to announce coreutils-8.31, a stable release. See the NEWS below for more details. Thanks to everyone who has contributed! The following people contributed changes to this release: There have been 88 commits by 15 people in the 35 weeks since 8.30 Achilles Gaikwad (1) Jim […]

  • health @ Savannah: Thalamus 0.9.8 is out. HIS Migration from MongoDB to PosrgreSQL
    on 10/03/2019 at 3:50 am

    Dear all I am proud to announce the availability of Thalamus 0.9.8, which has been migrated from MongoDB to now interact with PostgreSQL . (see related news https://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9366 ) Please make sure you update the package $ pip3 install --user --upgrade […]

  • health @ Savannah: GNU Health HMIS 3.4.1 released
    on 10/03/2019 at 3:37 am

    Dear community GNU Health HMIS 3.4.1 patchset has been released ! Priority: High Table of Contents About GNU Health Patchsets Updating your system with the GNU Health control Center Summary of this patchset Installation notes List of issues related to this patchset About GNU Health […]

  • unifont @ Savannah: GNU Unifont 12.0.01 Released
    on 06/03/2019 at 5:49 am

    5 March 2019 GNU Unifont 12.0.01 is now available. This is a major release incorporating glyphs added in Unicode 12.0.0, which also was just released today. Significant changes in this version include contributions from David Corbett and Johnnie Weaver. Notably, the Unifont Upper font has now […]

  • health @ Savannah: GNU Health control center 3.4.1 is out !
    on 02/03/2019 at 7:26 pm

    Dear all We just released GNU health control center 3.4.1 ! It mainly fixes an issue with the file format of the translation files from pootle on our GNU Health translation portal, when executing the getlang command. You can update automatically the gnuhealth control center using the command $ […]

  • GNUnet News: 2019-02: GNUnet 0.11.0 released
    on 28/02/2019 at 12:00 am

    2019-02: GNUnet 0.11.0 released We are pleased to announce the release of GNUnet 0.11.0. This is a major release after about five years of development. In terms of usability, users should be aware that […]

  • dico @ Savannah: Version 2.8
    on 26/02/2019 at 8:00 pm

    Version 2.8 is available. […]

  • Sylvain Beucler: Android Free dev repository
    on 24/02/2019 at 8:26 pm

    Android Rebuilds, which provides freely-licensed Android development tools, starts a public repository with F-Droid https://mirror.f-droid.org/android-free/repository/ We're now trying to make it usable for sdkmanager, which should vastly ease the installation process (download what you need, […]

  • tar @ Savannah: Version 1.32
    on 23/02/2019 at 1:15 pm

    GNU tar version 1.32 is available for download. New in this release: Fix the use of --checkpoint without explicit --checkpoint-action Fix extraction with the -U option See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2019-01/msg00015.html, for details Fix iconv usage on BSD-based systems Fix […]

  • cflow @ Savannah: Version 1.6
    on 23/02/2019 at 12:54 pm

    Version 1.6 is available for download. New in this version: New option --all (-A) Produce graphs for all global functions in the program. Use this option if your program contains functions which are not directly reachable from main(). The output consist of separate flow graphs for each global […]

  • mailutils @ Savannah: Version 3.6
    on 23/02/2019 at 12:20 pm

    Version 3.6 is available for download. For the list of changes in this version, please see the NEWS file entry. […]

  • parallel @ Savannah: GNU Parallel 20190222 ('Baghuz') released
    on 22/02/2019 at 9:34 pm

    GNU Parallel 20190222 ('Baghuz') has been released. It is available for download at: http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/parallel/ Quote of the month: With GNU Parallel you sure can! I like getting things done --Kyle Lady @kylelady@twitter New in this release: --shard makes it possible to send […]

  • GNU Guix: Guix Days: Bootstrapping ARM
    on 21/02/2019 at 11:00 pm

    During the Guix Days before FOSDEM, some of us discussed bootstrapping on ARM architectures. We focused on how to port Mes to ARM. This post consists of notes from that discussion.Recap: i686/x86_64 Reduced Binary SeedWe started our discussion by reviewing the current status for i686-linux and […]

  • Sylvain Beucler: RenPyWeb - Ren'Py in your HTML5 web browser
    on 19/02/2019 at 6:38 pm

    I like the Ren'Py project, a popular game engine aimed at Visual Novels - that can also be used as a portable Python environment. One limitation was that it required downloading games, while nowadays people are used to Flash- or HTML5- based games that play in-browser without having to […]

  • Riccardo Mottola: ArcticFox has working DevTools again
    by noreply@blogger.com (Riccardo) on 19/02/2019 at 3:46 pm

    The past release of 27.9.15 ArcticFox has the Developer Tools working again, they were broken previously because of excessive work on Private browsing.You can see them here in full action:ArcticFox continues the work as a fork of PaleMoon trying to catch up with past releases of FireFox.It has been […]

  • texinfo @ Savannah: Texinfo 6.6 released
    on 17/02/2019 at 9:03 am

    We have released version 6.6 of Texinfo, the GNU documentation format. It's available via a mirror (xz is much smaller than gz, but gz is available too just in case): https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/texinfo/texinfo-6.6.tar.xz https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/texinfo/texinfo-6.6.tar.gz Please send any […]

  • freedink @ Savannah: GNU FreeDink 109.6
    on 17/02/2019 at 12:48 am

    Here's a new release of GNU FreeDink :) https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freedink/freedink-109.6.tar.gz https://www.gnu.org/software/freedink/ https://play.freedink.org/ This is the first official announcement for the new 109.x line with updated technologies (SDL2, OpenGL), WebAssembly support and many […]

  • remotecontrol @ Savannah: 2019 Amazon Alexa vs. Google Home
    on 16/02/2019 at 12:59 pm

    https://www.androidcentral.com/thrifter-deal-honeywell-programmable-7-day-wi-fi-thermostat Amazon is winning the hardware war with Google for device supremacy in the consumer market. Honeywell is almost giving their Alexa-enabled thermostat device away to customers as a rapid advancement maneuver. […]

  • health @ Savannah: GNU Health Federation Information System moves from MongoDB to PostgreSQL
    on 12/02/2019 at 10:18 pm

    Dear all Thalamus is one of the components of the GNU Health project. It is the GNU Health Federation message and authentication server, and currently connects to MongoDB to manage the demographics and health data from all the participating nodes of the Federation. As you may know, by the end of […]

  • Christopher Allan Webber: Libre Lounge
    on 08/02/2019 at 2:13 pm

    Did I somehow not blog here that I started co-hosting a podcast named Libre Lounge with my friend Serge Wroclawski? We're talking about all sorts of topics facing user freedom. Take a look at the archive and you might find something you like! At the time of writing we've also had on one guest, […]

  • Riccardo Mottola: GIMP 2.10.6 working on MacOS Leopard!
    by noreply@blogger.com (Riccardo) on 07/02/2019 at 10:56 pm

    My white MacBook is a perfectly fine computer, has an excellent screen and keyboard (superior to later models I have) so even if it is running a legacy OS version, I'd love to continue using it and, perhaps, other of you are in the same situation.Besides ArcticFox (which I got running on 10.6, but […]

  • GNU Guix: QA on non-Intel at Guix Days
    on 07/02/2019 at 8:30 am

    During the second day of Guix Days (a FOSDEM fringe event) we split up into smaller working groups based on our areas of interest. I led a group which aimed to address some of the package issues which exist on non-Intel architectures. Of course not everyone has access to an ARM board, but with the […]

  • Christopher Allan Webber: I've been awarded the Samsung Stack Zero Grant
    on 01/02/2019 at 12:26 am

    Good news everyone! I've been awarded the Samsung Stack Zero Grant. But why not quote them? Christopher Lemmer Webber is the co-editor and co-author of the now-ubiquitous ActivityPub protocol. While it provides a great framework for creating, updating, and deleting content across applications, it […]

  • GNUnet News: 2019-02: Topics for GSoC 2019
    on 01/02/2019 at 12:00 am

    See the website for the updated list of GSoC job offerings. […]

  • GNU Guile: GNU Guile at FOSDEM
    by guile-devel@gnu.org (Ludovic Courtès) on 29/01/2019 at 1:50 pm

    GNU Guile will be present this year again at FOSDEM, which is just a few days away. The Guiler’s lair this time (in addition to the Guix Days right before FOSDEM for some of us!) will be the minimalist languages track. Among the great talks this Saturday, don’t miss:Andy Wingo on […]

  • GNU Guix: Meet Guix at FOSDEM
    on 28/01/2019 at 11:00 am

    As usual, GNU Guix will be present at FOSDEM in the coming days with a couple of talks:Saturday afternoon, Building a whole distro on top of a minimalistic language will present to the minimalist languages track audience how Scheme, rather than “piling feature on top of feature”, […]

  • bison @ Savannah: Bison 3.3 released [stable]
    on 26/01/2019 at 2:15 pm

    We are very happy to announce the release of Bison 3.3! The new option --update replaces deprecated features with their modern spelling, but also applies fixes such as eliminating duplicate directives, etc. It is now possible to annotate rules with their number of expected conflicts. Bison […]

  • freeipmi @ Savannah: FreeIPMI 1.6.3 Released
    on 25/01/2019 at 12:24 am

    http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freeipmi/freeipmi-1.6.3.tar.gz FreeIPMI 1.6.3 - 01/23/19 ------------------------- o In ipmi-locate, support parsing SPMI tables exported via sysfs. o Support Intel S2600GZ OEM sensor and SEL events. o Support Intel S2600WP OEM sensor and SEL events. o Support Gigabyte […]

  • parallel @ Savannah: GNU Parallel 20190122 ('Shutdown') released
    on 21/01/2019 at 2:44 am

    GNU Parallel 20190122 ('Shutdown') has been released. It is available for download at: http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/parallel/ Quote of the month: Ok! GNU Parallel is one of the best things out there. Almost as good as vanilla ice cream. -- @coffe@mastodon.art New in this release: […]

  • freedink @ Savannah: New FreeDink game data release
    on 20/01/2019 at 5:18 pm

    Here's a new release of freedink-data :) https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freedink/freedink-data-1.08.20190120.tar.gz It adds 4 new sounds replacements, 1 update sound, 1 new translation and 2 updated translations. About GNU FreeDink: Dink Smallwood is an adventure/role-playing game, similar to Zelda, […]

  • Parabola GNU/Linux-libre: caution regarding the 'libidn2' package with systemd
    on 16/01/2019 at 3:44 am

    if you are using systemd (the default parabola system) and have the 'libidn2' package installed, upgrading it could break your system until the next version of systemd is in the repos if this has already happened to you, here is a temporary work-around: sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libidn2.so […]

  • mdk @ Savannah: GNU MDK 1.2.10 released
    on 08/01/2019 at 7:44 pm

    This new release fixes some long standing bugs and adds compatibility with Guile 2.2 and Flex 2.6. […]

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