Hi all

http://lwn.net has an article "Genealogy research with Gramps"

Genealogy is a fairly popular pursuit, and those wishing to use open-source software in their hobby have their choice cut-out for them—Gramps is the only complete, actively-developed free-software solution. The project was started in 2001 and initially known as GRAMPS; thefirst stable release was in 2004. The latest, version 4.1.0 ("Name go in book") was released on June 18.

The article is in the current issue of linux weekly news and a subscription is required to read it for the first week. Back issues are always freely available.
Direct link to the article https://lwn.net/Articles/605409/