Displaying items by tag: Neil McGovern

A number of people associated with free and open source software have written an open letter calling for Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, to be removed from his position on the board, along with the entire FSF board.

Published in Open Source

The GNOME Foundation has announced that it will back the bid by San Francisco-based computer manufacturer Purism and the KDE Desktop project to produce the world's first smartphone based on free software.

Published in Mobility

A former leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project has been appointed as executive director of the GNOME Foundation.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 16 May 2016 11:21

ZFS to be offered by Debian

The Debian GNU/Linux distribution will include the ZFS filesystem as a choice from now on, according to an announcement by Petter Reinholdtsen, the developer responsible.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 12:22

Debian testing issues due to GCC 5 transition

Recent breakages in the Debian testing stream have been largely due to the ongoing transition to GCC 5, the leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project says.

Published in Open Source

The last two people to lead the Debian GNU/Linux project have had a pleasant task first up – presiding over a new release.

Published in Open Source

Senior developer Neil McGovern has been elected as the leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project for 2015-16 and will take over from Lucas Nussbaum who has just completed a two-year term in the post.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 30 March 2015 11:18

Three in race for Debian Project leader

Three senior Debian developers have joined the race to become the leader of the GNU/Linux project for 2015-16.

Published in Open Source




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