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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: 18 new GNU releases!

by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 03, 2014 11:19 AM
18 new GNU releases in the last month (as of February 25, 2014):

To get announcements of most new GNU releases, subscribe to the info-gnu mailing list: https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-gnu. Nearly all GNU software is available from https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/, or preferably one of its mirrors (https://www.gnu.org/prep/ftp.html). You can use the url http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ to be automatically redirected to a (hopefully) nearby and up-to-date mirror.

This month, we welcome Matthew Tytel as the maintainer and author of his new GNU package cursynth, Yoni Rabkin as the new maintainer of emms (in addition to his longstanding work as a volunteer with the FSF licensing group), and Rik as a new co-maintainer of Octave. Thanks to all.

A number of GNU packages, as well as the GNU operating system as a whole, are looking for maintainers and other assistance: please see https://www.gnu.org/server/takeaction.html#unmaint if you'd like to help. The general page on how to help GNU is at https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html. To submit new packages to the GNU operating system, see https://www.gnu.org/help/evaluation.html.

As always, please feel free to write to me, karl@gnu.org, with any GNUish questions or suggestions for future installments.

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