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2014

News Item Genode OS Framework release 14.05 May 29, 2014
Version 14.05 greatly improves the way 3rd-party software can be combined with the framework, VirtualBox on NOVA received guest-additions support, there is a new block-encryption facility, and our custom base-hw kernel became able to use multiple processors.
News Item An Exploration of ARM TrustZone Technology Apr 10, 2014
A new article supplemented by a demonstration video presents our endeavour of combining Genode with the security features of ARM TrustZone.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 14.02 Feb 28, 2014
The two highlights of the new release are VirtualBox running on top of the NOVA microhypervisor and the added support for NetBSD's file systems. Furthermore, the release comes with new or largely revised storage components such as a block cache.
News Item Slides and videos of our FOSDEM talks Feb 10, 2014
We held two talks at FOSDEM 2014: Stefan Kalkowski presented Genode running on the secure side of ARM TrustZone whereas Norman Feske gave an overview of the project's efforts towards general-purpose computing.
News Item Guide for porting 3rd-party software to Genode Jan 28, 2014
Our new porting guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to port existing libraries, applications, and device drivers to Genode.
News Item Road Map 2014 Jan 17, 2014
The updated road map outlines the major topics and schedule of the project for 2014.
News Item FOSDEM 2014 Jan 06, 2014
It goes without saying that Genode will participate in FOSDEM this year during February 1 - 2 in Brussels.

2013

News Item Genode OS Framework release 13.11 Nov 28, 2013
In addition to evolving the Genode API to better accommodate dynamic workloads, version 13.11 comes with a host of new features such as Qt5 QML, the Linux TCP/IP as user-level library, file systems based on FUSE, and HDMI support for Exynos-5 and Raspberry Pi.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 13.08 Aug 15, 2013
We celebrate our 5th anniversary with the addition of three major features: Qt5 on all kernels, profound multi-processor support on the NOVA and Fiasco.OC kernels, and light-weight tracing of inter-process communication.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 13.05 May 30, 2013
The highlights of version 13.05 are new tools for automated testing and benchmarking including a suite of networking benchmarks, added device drivers for the Samsung Exynos 5 and Freescale i.MX SoCs, and new components for the operation of headless systems.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 13.02 Feb 28, 2013
The version 13.02 takes a major leap with supporting the NOVA hypervisor by fully embracing IOMMUs and NOVA's virtualization capabilities. Additionally, the framework enables the use of ARM Cortex A15, comes with a new audio interface, and introduces file-system notifications.
News Item Road Map 2013 Jan 15, 2013
The updated road map provides the background and rough schedule for the advances of the framework planned for 2013.

2012

News Item Genode OS Framework release 12.11 Nov 29, 2012
With version 12.11, Genode has become able to execute the Genode build system directly on microkernels, introduces audio drivers based on the Open Sound System project, and largely revisits the platform mechanisms used on Linux.
News Item How Genode came to the Pandaboard Nov 23, 2012
In the just published experience report, the Genode developers provide insights into the process of porting the framework to a new hardware platform, namely the popular Pandaboard.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 12.08 Aug 23, 2012
Version 12.08 introduces a way to execute the framework on bare ARM hardware without the need for a separate kernel, adds comprehensive device-driver support for the OMAP4 SoC, and revives NOVA as base platform.
News Item NOVA Hypervisor supported on 64-bit x86 machines Jul 27, 2012
NOVA combines microkernel principles with capability-based security and virtualization technology. The updated version complements the existing x86_32 support with a new variant for x86_64.
News Item Interview in Revista Espírito Livre magazine Jun 20, 2012
Issue 36 of the Brazilian Revista Espírito Livre magazine features a comprehensive interview with Norman Feske. (update: english version)
News Item Genode OS Framework release 12.05 May 30, 2012
The highlights of version 12.05 are our new USB stack, added media replay capabilities, new support for dynamic system re-configuration, and the ability to run the GNU tool chain on Genode.
News Item Genode participation at GSoC 2012 Apr 25, 2012
Tobias Börtitz steps up to the challenge of combining the HelenOS kernel with the Genode userland.
News Item New dynamic run-time configuration support Apr 11, 2012
A new mechanism for re-configuring subsystems at run-time paves the way to sophisticated general-purpose usage scenarios.
News Item GSoC 2012 application rejected Mar 17, 2012
Unfortunately, Genode Labs was not accepted as mentoring organization for this year's Google Summer of Code program.
News Item Google Summer of Code 2012 Mar 08, 2012
Genode Labs applies as mentoring organization at the Google Summer of Code 2012 program.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 12.02 Feb 28, 2012
Version 12.02 comes with a new API for MMIO access, a new ACPI driver, fork support for the Noux runtime, Qt version 4.7.4, and special support for using Genode as application framework on Linux.
News Item Slides of our talks at FOSDEM 2012 Feb 14, 2012
The slides for both Genode-related talks at FOSDEM 2012 are available.
News Item Source code moved to GitHub Jan 17, 2012
GitHub has become the central place for Genode's mainline development.
News Item Genode at FOSDEM Jan 04, 2012
Meet us at FOSDEM 2012, to be held on 4-5 February in Brussels.
News Item Road Map 2012 Jan 02, 2012
The road map for 2012 envisions the use of Genode as everyday development platform.

2011

News Item New issue tracker at Github Dec 20, 2011
To promote open development, the new issue tracker replaces both the public tracker at Sourceforge and the tracker formerly internal to Genode Labs.
News Item Steps towards an open development process Dec 05, 2011
Genode is going to embrace an open and transparent development process.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 11.11 Nov 29, 2011
With version 11.11, we explore a plethora of options of combining Genode with virtualization techniques.
News Item Android on top of Genode Sep 27, 2011
With the new support for L4Android, the Android software stack can be used as Genode sub system.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 11.08 Aug 17, 2011
Version 11.08 introduces a unified workflow for dealing with all microkernels supported by the framework. This way, application scenarios can be ported from one kernel to another in an instant.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 11.05 May 26, 2011
The Genode version 11.05 advances the Fiasco.OC platform support to the same level as the other fully-featured base platforms, enables the use of L4Linux with Genode, and introduces a brand new API for inter-process procedure calls.
News Item Exciting challenges ahead Mar 24, 2011
Explore more than 30 new Genode-related project proposals at our challenges wiki page
News Item Norman Feske introduces Genode on YouTube Mar 10, 2011
Bas de Lange has published the footage of Norman Feske's talk at the Software Freedom Day 2010 in Amsterdam
News Item Genode OS Framework release 11.02 Feb 24, 2011
Version 11.02 of the framework adds support for the Fiasco.OC and NOVA v0.3 kernels as well as a new custom kernel platform targeted at softcore CPUs. Furthermore, we introduce the Noux execution environment for using GNU software natively on Genode.

2010

News Item Genode OS walk-through on YouTube Dec 22, 2010
Check out our new screencast presenting the Genode Live CD 10.11.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 10.11 Nov 30, 2010
With version 10.11, Genode has become able to run network drivers of the gPXE project, employ user-level on-demand paging, and use advanced graphics with the nitpicker GUI server.
News Item Genode Live Demonstration 2010-11 Nov 16, 2010
The new Genode Live CD showcases the vast functional progress during the past year in a selection of five demos ranging from native Qt4/Webkit support to hardware-accelerated 3D graphics.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 10.08 Aug 11, 2010
With Gallium3D, MadWifi, and a new block-driver infrastructure, the release 10.08 takes Genode's device-driver support to the next level.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 10.05 May 27, 2010
The new version 10.05 adds support for mandatory access-control policies, introduces audio playback, and improves the integration of the paravirtualized OKLinux kernel with the framework.
News Item Adaptation to Codezero kernel v0.3 Apr 06, 2010
The just released version 0.3 of the Codezero kernel adds support for the latest ARMv7 CPUs. The Genode OS Framework is now ready to be used with this new kernel version.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 10.02 Feb 24, 2010
Among a variety of platform-related improvements, the release 10.02 adds support for the NOVA and Codezero kernels and introduces a new concept for managing real-time priorities.
News Item Road map 2010 Jan 04, 2010
We have updated our road map with the planning of the year 2010.

2009

News Item Genode OS Framework release 9.11 Nov 25, 2009
With release 9.11 Genode gets Webkit, USB storage, TCP/IP stack, support for ARM, OKLinux and more ...
News Item Genode Live Demonstration 2009-09 Sep 02, 2009
The latest release of the ready-to-boot Live CD image is available.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 9.08 Aug 19, 2009
The release 9.08 advances the portability of the operating-system framework to a new level.
News Item Document about Genode's native Qt4 port available Jul 06, 2009
The document "Portierung von Qt auf Genode" (german) describes the undertaking of making the Qt4 framework natively available on Genode. Among many technical insights, it provides an overview about the integration with Genode's GUI, and explains how Qt4's low-level interfaces are mapped to native Genode functionality.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 9.05 May 27, 2009
With the release 9.05, we introduce the first fragments of USB support, update Qt to version 4.5.1, and add the OKL4 kernel as supported base platform.
News Item Bringing Genode to the OKL4 kernel May 06, 2009
We have enhanced the range of supported kernel platforms by bringing Genode to the OKL4 kernel developed by Open Kernel Labs.
News Item Genode on 64-bit Linux kernels Apr 17, 2009
Genode can now use both 32-bit as well as 64-bit versions of the Linux kernel as base platform.
News Item Christian Prochaska joins our project as regular developer Apr 08, 2009
The developer of the Qt4 port for Genode joins Genode Labs to bring forward his Genode-related projects.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 9.02 Feb 26, 2009
The version 9.02 of the Genode OS Framework introduces support for L4ka::Pistachio as base platform, a port of the Qt4 application framework, and networking.
News Item Port of libSDL to Genode Jan 23, 2009
As announced on the Genode mailing list, the popular Simple Directmedia Library is being ported to Genode. A first version of the port and a demo application are already available.

2008

News Item Genode on the L4ka::Pistachio kernel Dec 18, 2008
The new L4ka::Pistachio version of the Genode OS Framework makes the unique features, performance, and stability of the L4::Pistachio kernel available for Genode's software stack.
News Item Public bug tracker available Dec 12, 2008
Because we received several requests for a public bug tracker, we have now enabled the public tracker of our Sourceforge project.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 8.11 Nov 21, 2008
We are pleased to announce the release 8.11 of the Genode OS Framework introducing a new device-driver API, a C runtime, support for asynchronous notifications, and many improvements of the base API.
News Item Ready-to-boot Live-CD image available Oct 21, 2008
As a teaser for the upcoming release 8.11, we have compiled a Live-CD image showing off the current state of the Genode OS Framework.
News Item New and exciting challenges ahead Sep 19, 2008
To foster the involvement of developers interested in working on Genode, we have enhanced the compilation of future challenges in our Wiki by a number of interesting Genode-related projects to pursue.
News Item The Genode build system thoroughly examined Aug 22, 2008
In his paper "Empirical Comparison of SCons and GNU Make", Ludwig Hähne pursues the question of which build system to choose for an operating-system project such as ours. For his study, he took the Genode build system as a real-world use case. His results are not only valuable for our particular project but for everyone with an interest in build systems.
News Item Genode ported to Syllable Server OS Aug 22, 2008
The developers of the Syllable OS project have ported Genode to the Linux-based server version of Syllable OS.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 8.08 Aug 06, 2008
We released the first official version of the Genode OS Framework.
News Item Project website launched Jul 29, 2008
The launch of our comprehensive project website genode.org marks the begin of our effort to turn Genode into a community project. The initial release of the Genode OS framework is scheduled for the 6th of August.
News Item Genode Labs founded Jul 17, 2008
The original authors of the Genode OS Framework start a company dedicated to promoting and advancing Genode.