GNU Spotlight January 2014

Originally published on the Free Software Foundation's community blog:
GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: 28 new GNU releases!

28 new GNU releases in the last month (as of January 26, 2014):

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This month, a belated welcome to Bruno Felix Rezende Ribeiro as the author and maintainer of GNU ccd2cue, which has already seen several releases. We also welcome Jerome Benoit as the author and maintainer of his new GNU package mpria, and Sebastien Diaz as the new maintainer of dap and for reviving GNU rpge. 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 if you'd like to help. The general page on how to help GNU is at To submit new packages to the GNU operating system, see

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