A bit late this month… Tough!
- The SUSE team developed an AArch64 port for QEMU
- Using XMir by default was abandoned at the last minute for Ubunutu 13.10, and here is some discussion the issues it has
- The X.Org foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) again
- Work has started on an embedded JIT for GCC , and some python bindings appeared.
- Firefox is getting its own flash player
- Google is offering rewards for security issue in a range of core free software.
- The 3.0 linux kernel has had 100 patches released!
- Debian Jessie has its freeze announced – for a years time…
- Fedora is doing its usual slip in its release timeframe
- Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) is out – somebody get the update to my Nexus 7…
- Debian is choosing its next init system, which of course resulted in some back and forth
- The beginnings of a rust frontend for gcc
- Lots of compiler features coming for gcc and llvm
- Surely automatic wordpress updates can only end in disaster!
- Fedora are moving towards Python 3 as the default – sort of… (/usr/bin/python will stay python2)
- Binutils and gdb moved to git
- How to debug stack protector failures
- Video of the kernel developer panel at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Europe 2013
And some space stuff I liked this month: