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News Item Genode OS Framework release 24.05 May 30, 2024
The highlights of Genode 24.05 are the new ability to run Sculpt OS on our custom kernel, GDB on Sculpt OS, suspend/resume, the redesign of the framework's USB infrastructure, and the completed transition to the new audio interfaces. The release is accompanied with the annual update of the "Genode Foundations" book.
News Item Sculpt OS release 24.04 Apr 26, 2024
Sculpt OS 24.04 is rich of new user-visible features. It now supports 4K displays and I2C touchpads out of the box, brings experimental support for suspend/resume, allows the fine-grained assignment of USB devices to applications and VMs, and introduces new audio-mixing capabilities.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 24.02 Feb 29, 2024
Version 24.02 revisits Genode's audio support for latency-sensitive scenarios, flexible sample rates, and pluggable drivers. It also introduces the new ability of the Goa SDK to use Sculpt OS as remote test target, comes with a new TCP/IP stack based on Linux 6.1.20, makes drivers aware of suspend/resume, and improves HID event handling.
News Item Road Map for 2024 Jan 18, 2024
After intensively concentrating on deeply technical topics below the surface in 2023, we are going to reap user-visible rewards in 2024 by focussing on Sculpt OS usability.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 23.11 Nov 30, 2023
Genode 23.11 moves the IOMMU driver from the kernel to the user land, introduces CPU power/temperature/frequency monitoring and steering, comes with a new API for low-complexity GUI applications, and streamlines the framework's virtualization interface. It also improves developer ergonomics and showcases the port of the Linphone VoIP stack.
News Item Sculpt OS release 23.10 Oct 26, 2023
Modern PCs provide plenty of metering and power-management options. Version 23.10 of the Genode-based Sculpt operating system makes these features available via an interactive user interface. One can watch the temperature of each CPU core, monitor the individual CPU frequencies, switch between power profiles, and reveal details about power draw.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 23.08 Aug 24, 2023
The main theme of the current release is tooling for developing, debugging, porting, and publishing Genode components. Beyond that, the release improves driver support and the internals of core and the base-framework.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 23.05 May 31, 2023
Besides the annual documentation update, the scheduled tool-chain update, and the switch to C++20, the release puts the spotlight on the Goa tool, which enables the use of existing SDKs like Lomiri or Rust's cargo for targeting Genode.
News Item Sculpt OS release 23.04 Apr 28, 2023
Sculpt OS 23.04 marks the first-time PinePhone support in addition to the PC version. With this release, the system supports live upgrades of the boot image, rendering Sculpt updates and the switching between versions a matter of some easy steps. The new preset feature brings entire application scenarios to your screen after just one click/tap.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 23.02 Feb 28, 2023
Version 23.02 introduces system-update functionality to the mobile version of Sculpt OS, enhances our ARM VMM for interactive guest OSes, adds DMA protection to Xilinx Zynq via a custom IP core, extends suspend/resume support, and makes Intel's P&E cores explicitly manageable.
News Item Road Map for 2023 Jan 17, 2023
In 2023, we will make the mobile version of Sculpt OS fit for end users, unleash advanced hardware features of Intel platforms, switch to C++20 by default, and run the feature-complete PC version of Sculpt OS on Genode's custom-tailored microkernel.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 22.11 Nov 30, 2022
Genode 22.11 enables hardware-accelerated graphics on up-to-date Intel GEN12+ hardware, introduces work flows for hardware-software co-design, wraps up the framework's unified device-driver infrastructure across PC and ARM, and pushes forward the use of Genode on the PinePhone.
News Item Sculpt OS release 22.10 Oct 13, 2022
Sculpt OS 22.10 is a maintenance release of our Genode-based general-purpose OS. It imposes a new rigid regime to the management of low-level devices, improves USB hotplug support, and comes with numerous performance optimizations.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 22.08 Aug 31, 2022
The overarching theme of Genode 22.08 is the emerging phone variant of Sculpt OS, touching topics as diverse as USB ECM, Mali-400 GPU, SD-card access, telephony, mobile-data connectivity, the Morph web browser, and a custom user interface. Among the further highlights are new tracing tools, improved network performance USB smart-card support, and VirtIO drivers for RISC-V.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 22.05 May 31, 2022
The highlights of Genode 22.05 are the new support for WireGuard virtual private networks and a fresh lineup of PC device drivers. Further topics are basic telephony with the PinePhone and dynamic device management on Xilinx Zynq.
News Item Genode SoC porting guide May 25, 2022
In the second revision of the Genode Platforms document, Genode Labs shares its former in-house expertise about moving Genode to new hardware devices.
News Item Sculpt OS release 22.04 Apr 28, 2022
Sculpt OS version 22.04 introduces the concept of service-level sandboxing and features completely new drivers for wireless, graphics, and USB.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 22.02 Feb 28, 2022
With Genode 22.02, 3D acceleration becomes available to guest operating systems running in VirtualBox 6, Sculpt OS evolves into a versatile framework for building special-purpose operating systems, and Genode starts to interact with the modem of the PinePhone.
News Item Road Map for 2022 Jan 18, 2022
Our plans for 2022 envision the use of Genode for advanced mobile use cases such as video chat.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 21.11 Nov 30, 2021
Genode 21.11 puts the spotlight on device drivers. Interactive Genode scenarios come to the PinePhone, hardware-accelerated graphics becomes available on Intel Gen9+ and Vivante GPUs, and Xilnx Zynq receives new love.
News Item Sculpt OS release 21.10 Oct 14, 2021
Sculpt OS version 21.10 introduces GPU-accelerated graphics on Intel, media playback in the web browser, VirtualBox 6, and USB webcam support.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 21.08 Aug 31, 2021
The highlights of Genode 21.08 are revamped GPU support as well as new drivers for the PinePhone and MNT-Reform laptop based on a new streamlined approach for porting Linux kernel code. Further topics range from VirtualBox improvements, over media playback in the native web browser, to LTE connectivity in Sculpt OS.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 21.05 May 31, 2021
Version 21.05 introduces webcam support, features an encrypted file vault for Sculpt OS, and adds new drivers for the i.MX8 SoC and Pine-A64. Furthermore, it is accompanied with a new tool chain based on GCC 10 and new guidance documentation for driver development.
News Item Sculpt OS 21.03 boots now in 2.5 seconds May 03, 2021
We have released an updated Sculpt 21.03 image featuring several hardware-compatibility tweaks and performance improvements.
News Item Sculpt OS release 21.03 Mar 24, 2021
Version 21.03 of the Sculpt operating system makes the system resilient against classes of driver failures, adds configurable real-time priorities, and introduces interfaces for screen capturing and user-event injection.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 21.02 Feb 25, 2021
The highlights of version 21.02 are the addition of VirtualBox 6, mobile-data connectivity via LTE, pluggable network drivers, initial support for the Pine-A64-LTS board, and revived work on RISC-V.
News Item Road Map for 2021 Jan 15, 2021
In 2021, we plan to bring Genode to the PinePhone, advance the framework's GPU support, and focus on development workflows.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 20.11 Nov 27, 2020
Genode 20.11 brings Sculpt OS to 64-bit ARM hardware, introduces dynamic CPU-load balancing, and enables multicore virtualization on ARM. Driver-wise, the release improves audio on PC hardware, and adds VirtIO networking support.
News Item Sculpt OS release 20.08 Sep 17, 2020
Version 20.08 of the Sculpt operating system refines the user experience and becomes able to host the Chromium-based Falkon web browser.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 20.08 Aug 28, 2020
With Genode 20.08, the low-level GUI stack underwent a profound redesign, the Chromium web engine comes to life, the i.MX8 support covers clock and power management, and the CBE block encrypter becomes highly modular.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 20.05 May 28, 2020
Version 20.05 wraps up the consolidation of Noux with the C runtime, advances the device-driver infrastructure and virtualization support on ARM, reaches feature-completion of our block encryptor, and leverages seccomp for sandboxing components on top of Linux.
News Item Sculpt OS release 20.02 Mar 10, 2020
Version 20.02 of the Sculpt operating system revisits the administrative user interface for a more intuitive and logical user experience.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 20.02 Feb 28, 2020
With version 20.02, Genode makes Sculpt OS fit for running on i.MX 64-bit ARM hardware, optimizes the performance throughout the entire software stack, and takes the next evolutionary step of the user-facing side of Sculpt OS.
News Item Road Map for 2020 Jan 20, 2020
In 2020, we will be concerned about dwarfing the barrier of entry into the Genode world.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 19.11 Nov 28, 2019
Following this year's theme of "bridging worlds", Genode 19.11 adds the ability to use popular build tools like CMake for application development, introduces a new virtual-machine monitor for 64-bit ARM, and enhances POSIX compatibility. As another highlight, it features the first version of our custom block-device encrypter.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 19.08 Aug 28, 2019
Genode 19.08 puts emphasis on practical concerns ranging from keyboard layouts, over system-time management, to remote system administration. It also continues our commitment to the 64-bit ARM i.MX8 SoC, comes with Qt5 version 5.13, and improves POSIX compatibility.
News Item Sculpt OS release 19.07 Jul 09, 2019
Version 19.07 of the Sculpt operating system improves overall performance and introduces copy and paste between terminals, virtual machines, and graphical applications.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 19.05 May 29, 2019
The highlights of version 19.05 are a new kernel-agnostic virtualization interface, initial support for the 64-bit ARM architecture, the use of C++17 by default, a new tool chain based on GCC 8.3, updated C and SPARK runtimes, and the consolidation of build directories across boards.
News Item Sculpt as a Community Experience Mar 19, 2019
The fourth stage of Sculpt OS introduces a new federated software provisioning model while giving the user full control over the component deployment via a novel graphical user interface.
News Item Mar 08, 2019 is the new place to be for getting the latest news and stories around Genode. It is a federated blog by and for developers and users alike.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 19.02 Feb 28, 2019
Version 19.02 enhances Sculpt OS with a federated software provisioning model, showcases the use of Java for an IoT network appliance and the creation of a component-based web service, improves the runtime support for Ada and SPARK, and adds board support for i.MX6 Quad Sabrelite and Nitrogen6 SoloX.
News Item Road Map for 2019 Jan 15, 2019
In 2019, we will focus on practical use cases, on interoperability, and on harmonizing Genode with existing applications and programming languages.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 18.11 Nov 29, 2018
Genode 18.11 is focused on improving quality assurance on various fronts, including static code analysis, on-target test orchestration, and code-coverage measurements. Furthermore, it introduces support for Mirage-OS unikernels, a new health-monitoring mechanism, a Genode SDK, an SSH server, and a new window layouter.
News Item Dual licensing of 3rd-party Genode components Nov 16, 2018
To nurture a sustainable ecosystem around the Genode OS framework, we introduce a new approach for conducting dual-licensing businesses enabled by Genode.
News Item Sculpt with Visual Composition Sep 21, 2018
The third version of Sculpt OS introduces an interactive runtime view for managing components.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 18.08 Aug 30, 2018
Genode 18.08 advances the framework's device drivers to accommodate modern PC hardware, introduces a new microcode-update mechanism for Intel CPUs, and enhances the networking and VFS infrastructure. With the new version, Sculpt OS enters the next stage by moving towards an interactive graphical user interface.
News Item Sculpt for The Curious Jun 13, 2018
The second incarnation of Sculpt OS comes in the form of a ready-to-use disk image.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 18.05 May 31, 2018
With Genode 18.05, we have reached the second stage of Sculpt OS, empowering the user with the automation of fundamental work flows and a new user interface for storage management and network access. Further highlights include the added support for Java, a new NVMe device driver, enhanced VFS infrastructure, and an updated revision of the Genode Foundations book.
News Item Sculpt for Early Adopters Mar 02, 2018
A detailed step-by-step guide for installing and using the Genode-based Sculpt OS is available now.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 18.02 Feb 28, 2018
Genode version 18.02 kicks off the Year of Sculpt by featuring the first revision of the Sculpt operating system for general-purpose computing. Further highlights of the new release range from network-stack improvements, over a new tracing utility, to the experimental use of the Nim programming language.
News Item Road Map for 2018 Jan 17, 2018
2018 will be the year of Sculpt.
News Item Genode at FOSDEM 2018 Jan 16, 2018
Genode will participate in the microkernel developer room at FOSDEM with three presentations, covering our recent work on GPUs, user-level networking, and the dynamic sculpting of a Genode-based system.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 17.11 Nov 30, 2017
Most of the many improvements of version 17.11 are geared towards the practical use of Genode as day-to-day OS. They include a reworked GUI stack, new user-input features, and the packaging of many components. The new version also revises the boot concept on x86, updates the seL4 kernel, and enhances Genode's user-level networking facilities.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 17.08 Aug 30, 2017
Version 17.08 enables hardware-accelerated graphics on Intel-Gen8 GPUs and expands Genode's seL4-kernel support to the ARM and 64-bit x86 architectures. Further topics are UEFI boot, VFS enhancements such as a new FatFS plugin, and the use of Genode as Xen DomU.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 17.05 May 31, 2017
With a profoundly updated framework infrastructure such as GCC 6.3, Qt 5.8, and VirtualBox 5.1.22 for NOVA, the just released version 17.05 promises to be a suitable basis for longer-term maintenance and is accompanied with a new edition of the "Genode Foundations" book.
News Item Google Summer of Code Mar 01, 2017
Genode will participate under the umbrella of the FOSDEM microkernel devroom as mentoring organization in this year's Google Summer of Code program.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 17.02 Feb 28, 2017
By introducing application binary interfaces, version 17.02 cultivates the cross-kernel binary compatibility of components. Furthermore, the new version comes with a vastly improved VFS infrastructure, new input-event processing capabilities, and a dynamic component-composition engine.
News Item Open-source license update Feb 21, 2017
With the upcoming version 17.02, Genode will adopt the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPLv3) as its regular open-source license.
News Item Road Map for 2017 Jan 17, 2017
The year 2017 will be overall focused on stressing the scalability and stability of the framework.
News Item Genode at FOSDEM 2017 Jan 11, 2017
The microkernel developer room at this year's FOSDEM will host four Genode-related talks, ranging from our custom kernel, over kernel-independent binaries, execution replay, to Genode's VFS infrastructure.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 16.11 Nov 30, 2016
Version 16.11 revisits the most fundamental low-level protocols of the framework to further improve its scalability, refines the virtual networking facilities, adds support for smart cards, and improves the NOVA kernel.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 16.08 Aug 31, 2016
Genode 16.08 makes the entirety of the framework's drivers, protocol stacks, and libraries available on the seL4 kernel, brings VirtualBox 4 to the Muen separation kernel, and hosts VirtualBox 5 on top of the NOVA kernel. Further highlights are virtual networking and TOR, profound Zynq board support, and tools for statistical profiling.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 16.05 May 27, 2016
With version 16.05, the Genode API receives a fundamental revision. The list of further improvements ranges from the introduction of Rust, over improved GDB support, to a profound update of many device drivers and ACPI features.
News Item How Genode came to RISC-V Mar 22, 2016
Our new article provides a look behind the scenes of porting Genode to the RISC-V hardware architecture.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 16.02 Feb 26, 2016
Genode 16.02 introduces the RISC-V hardware architecture to the framework, enables the secure pass-through of USB devices to virtual machines, and updates the Muen separation kernel and the seL4 microkernel.
News Item Road Map for 2016 Jan 15, 2016
We finalized the road map for 2016, which is primarily focused on extending the community of users.
News Item Genode at FOSDEM 2016 Jan 12, 2016
There are four Genode-related talks scheduled at this year's FOSDEM, covering the USB Armory, seL4, the Nix package manager, and Genode as desktop OS.


News Item The story behind Genode's TrustZone demo on the USB Armory Dec 08, 2015
Our latest article provides a look behind the scenes of the development of Genode's support for the USB Armory platform.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 15.11 Nov 30, 2015
The primary focus of version 15.11 is the use of Genode as a desktop OS. It vastly improves the GUI and audio stacks, features the port of Intel KMS from Linux, extends the support for the USB Armory and Xilinx Zynq-7000, and introduces new file-system infrastructure such as a VFS server.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 15.08 Aug 31, 2015
Version 15.08 marks the starting point of Genode used as day-to-day operating system, which underlines the maturity and scalability of the framework. A further highlight is the ability to execute Genode on top of the Muen separation kernel.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 15.05 May 26, 2015
For the first time, a Genode release is accompanied by a book. Further highlights of the current release are vast improvements of our base-hw kernel, preliminary support for the seL4 microkernel, new device-driver infrastructure, and plenty of new device drivers.
News Item Genode's core running on the seL4 kernel May 18, 2015
In the third part of our seL4 article series, we describe the steps taken to run Genode's fundamental components on seL4.
News Item An in-depth look into the ARM virtualization extensions Mar 12, 2015
Our new article explores the mechanisms of the ARM virtualization extensions and describes how Genode's custom base-hw kernel was turned into a microhypervisor.
News Item Exercising the seL4 kernel interface Mar 10, 2015
The second part of the article series about Genode on seL4 goes into detail about the kernel mechanisms for synchronous inter-process communication and the management of virtual memory.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 15.02 Feb 27, 2015
Version 15.02 extends the base-hw kernel with ARM-virtualization support, introduces a highly modularized tool kit for automated testing, adds support for the USB Armory platform, and improves the performance and stability of VirtualBox on Genode/NOVA.
News Item Road Map for 2015 Jan 14, 2015
After brainstorming Genode's mid-term future on our mailing list, we finalized our road map for this year.
News Item Genode at FOSDEM 2015 Jan 14, 2015
With three talks, Genode will show a strong presence at this year's FOSDEM. The talks will cover an introduction of Genode, our line of work regarding VirtualBox on NOVA, and Genode's evolving GUI architecture.


News Item Genode OS Framework release 14.11 Nov 28, 2014
With the availability of the Intel wireless stack in version 14.11, we close one of the last functional gaps to use Genode on modern laptops. Further highlights of the new version are the trading of CPU resources between subsystems on top of our custom HW kernel, VirtualBox 4.3.16, a new dynamic linker, and networking on the Raspberry Pi.
News Item Article about building a simple seL4 root task Oct 30, 2014
As we have just kicked off our work on porting Genode to the seL4 microkernel, we took the chance to document the process in the form of a series of articles. The first part covers the steps of creating a minimalistic root task.
News Item Genode OS Framework release 14.08 Aug 28, 2014
The central theme of version 14.08 is a new GUI architecture that maintains strong security yet scales to highly flexible and dynamic GUIs. Furthermore, the release comes with a port of OpenVPN, networking support for VirtualBox, updated DDE Linux, and vastly improved performance of our custom base-hw kernel.
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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.