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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: nineteen new GNU releases!

by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Jan 05, 2015 04:56 PM
Nineteen new GNU releases in the last month (as of December 22, 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 http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/, or preferably one of its mirrors (http://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 Jean-Michel Sellier as the author of the new GNU package dionysys, joining his other packages archimedes and nano-archimedes; Alex Sassmannshausen as the author and maintainer of the new GNU package glean; and Gavin Smith as co-maintainer of Texinfo.

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