GNU Spotlight November 2021

Originally published in the Free Software Foundation's Free Software Supporter - Issue 164, December 2021:
GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 9 new GNU releases!

9 new GNU releases in the last month (as of November 25, 2021):

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