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Alpine Linux 3.12 Released With D Language Support, MIPS64 Port

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Version 3.12 of the Alpine Linux lightweight distribution built around musl libc and Busybox is now available for this platform popular with containers and other embedded use-cases...

AMD EPYC 7F72 vs. Intel Xeon Gold 6258R - Latest EPYC Rome vs. Xeon Cascade Lake Benchmarks

staro 6 ur 15 min
Following the Xeon Gold 6250 vs. EPYC 7F32 benchmarks from earlier this month, here is a look at the latest x86_64 server CPUs we have our hands on with the EPYC 7F72 and Xeon Gold 6258R being benchmarked against a lineup of other competing AMD EPYC and Intel Xeon processors under the new Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Improved EXT4 + XFS DAX Implementation Appears Ready To Go For Linux 5.8

staro 9 ur 6 min
Adding to the expected changes for Linux 5.8 is improved EXT4 and XFS file-system direct access "DAX" support...

Performance-Helping FSGSBASE Patches Spun For Linux A 13th Time

staro 9 ur 55 min
The FSGSBASE Linux kernel patches that have the potential of helping performance going back to Intel Ivy Bridge era CPUs in select workloads have now hit their 13th revision to the series in the long-running effort to getting this support mainlined...

openSUSE Leap 15.2 Hits RC Phase With GNOME 3.34 + KDE Plasma 5.18, Sway

staro 11 ur 2 min
OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 has progressed to its release candidate phase ahead of the official release planned for the first week of July...

Mozilla Sponsored The Godot Game Engine To Port Their Editor As An HTML5 Web App

staro 11 ur 43 min
While we have been eager for Godot 4.0 as the open-source game engine update bringing big renderer improvements and initial Vulkan support, it also turns out there will be a new offering on the editor front.....

The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To Official Tiger Lake Graphics

staro 15 ur 15 min
Assuming no last minute concerns, the Linux 5.7 kernel is set to debut as stable this weekend. Given all the weeks since the merge window and our many articles covering all the feature activity at that point (and not to be confused with our activity of new work being queued for the upcoming Linux 5.8 cycle), here is a look back at some of the top features of the Linux 5.7 kernel...

Linux's Hardware Monitoring "HWMON" Picking Up Notification Support

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In addition to the AMD Zen "amd_energy" driver coming for Linux 5.8, another late change now queued into hwmon staging is introducing notification support for the hardware monitoring subsystem...

Mainline Linux Kernel Starts Seeing A NVIDIA Tegra X1 Video Input Driver

Pet, 05/29/2020 - 00:35
While the Tegra X1 SoC (Tegra210) has been available for several years, finally with the upcoming Linux 5.8 kernel is a mainline driver contributed by NVIDIA for the video input support...

Chrome 84 Beta Brings Better Web Animations API, Experimental WebAssembly SIMD

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 22:51
Following the recent Chrome 83 release, Chrome 84 has now been promoted to beta...

FSF Now Offering Video Conferencing Service To Its Members

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 19:11
In aiming to promote freedom-respecting video conferencing at a time when other platforms like Facebook and Zoom are exploding in popularity as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the Free Software Foundation is offering a video conferencing system for its associate members...

Android Studio 4.0 Released With Overhauled CPU Profiler, Clangd For C++ Code

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 18:38
Android Studio 4.0 is out today with this IDE bringing a number of improvements for developing Google Android apps...

Ryzen 9 3900X/3950X vs. Core i9 10900K In 380+ Benchmarks

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 17:10
Following our initial Core i5 10600K and Core i9 10900K Linux benchmarks last week, here is a much larger comparison I have been working on since then in looking specifically at the Ryzen 9 3900X and 3950X against the Core i9 10900K. It's the largest to date with nearly 400 benchmarks being tested, most of them real-world test cases.

AMDVLK 2020.Q2.4 Released With TMZ Enabled, Improved Memory Allocation

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 16:59
As the first open-source code drop in two weeks, AMDVLK 2020.Q2.4 is out today as the latest update to this official open-source AMD Radeon Vulkan driver stack for Linux...

Khronos Releases OpenVG 1.1 Lite For High Quality Vector Graphics On Mobile

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 14:17
It's been a while since hearing of OpenVG as The Khronos Group's hardware-accelerated 2D vector graphics API. But today they announced a "Lite" version of OpenVG 1.1...

Genode OS 20.05 Adds Capability-Based Security Using SECCOMP, Drops Python 2 + Rust

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 13:50
Version 20.05 of the Genode open-source operating system framework is now available with many improvements...

Apache Updates Subversion - SVN 1.14 LTS Released

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 13:38
For those making use of the Subversion centralized version control system as an alternative to Git, SVN 1.14 LTS is now available...

8GB Raspberry Pi 4 Launched For $75 USD

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 12:20
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB of RAM...

BCM2711 / Raspberry Pi 4 Support Still Being Worked On For Open-Source Display Driver

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 11:37
With the upcoming Linux 5.8 kernel merge window one of the features you still won't find in the mainline kernel is the VC4 DRM kernel driver supporting the Broadcom BCM2711 SoC and in turn the Raspberry Pi 4 open-source display support...

Red Hat Tosses Its Weight Behind Quarkus

Čet, 05/28/2020 - 11:21
Following recent announcements, Red Hat is now ready in fully supporting Quarkus to enhance its Kubernetes support...