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Mageia 8 Beta 1 Released With Many Improvements

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 23:23
The first beta of the forthcoming Mageia 8 is now available, the Linux distribution that traces its roots back to Mandriva/Mandrake...

ARM Now Defaulting To Schedutil Governor, Other Power Management Work For Linux 5.9

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 21:00
There are a number of notable power management changes to find with the Linux 5.9 kernel...

How A Raspberry Pi 4 Performs Against Intel's Latest Celeron, Pentium CPUs

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 18:09
Following the recent Intel Comet Lake Celeron and Pentium CPU benchmarking against other x86_64 Intel/AMD CPUs, here was a bit of fun... Seeing how these budget Intel CPUs compare to a Raspberry Pi 4 in various processor benchmarks, all tested on Debian Linux...

Wine 5.0.2 Released With Fixes For Various Games, Windows Applications

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 17:39
For those using Wine in a production environment for running Windows software on Linux, Wine 5.0.2 is out as the latest stable update...

Linux 5.9 Exposes Device Link Details Via Sysfs, Allows Hiding DebugFS From User-Space

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 16:29
There are a few driver core changes for the Linux 5.9 kernel worth mentioning...

Intel Compute Runtime Preparing For The Upcoming oneAPI Level Zero 1.0

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 14:51
It looks like Intel will soon be tagging their oneAPI Level Zero specification as version 1.0...

Radeon Software for Linux 20.30 Released

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 14:23
Just under two months since Radeon Software for Linux 20.20 that is comprised of the AMDGPU-Open and AMDGPU-PRO driver components for these packaged drivers, Radeon Software for Linux 20.30 was quietly released at the end of last week...

RISC-V Software Support Adds More Features With Linux 5.9

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 12:15
More kernel architecture features continue to be supported by the RISC-V code with Linux 5.9...

AMDVLK 2020.Q3.3 Driver Enables Its Pipeline Cache

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 11:44
The latest open-source code snapshot of AMD's official Vulkan driver is now available...

Researchers Make More Discoveries Around L1TF/Foreshadow - It's Not Good

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 02:12
Security researchers from Graz University of Technology and CISPA Helmholtz are out with their latest findings on CPU speculative execution vulnerabilities, namely taking another look at L1TF/Foreshadow. Their findings are bad news not only for Intel but potentially other CPU vendors as well...

USB Cleans Up Its Terminology, Continued USB4 Work For Linux 5.9

Pet, 08/07/2020 - 01:52
The USB and Thunderbolt subsystem changes have already been merged into the in-development Linux 5.9 kernel...

NVIDIA Releases Their Previously Announced HPC SDK

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 23:20
Earlier this year at GTC Digital was the announcement of the NVIDIA High Performance Computing Software Development Kit while this week they have finally released this HPC SDK for developers at large...

Mesa 20.2 Development Ends After Many New Features Land

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 21:09
Feature work on Mesa 20.2 is now over with the code having been branched today and Mesa 20.2-RC1 subsequently issued...

Open-Source GPU Driver Updates Sent In For Linux 5.9 From Sienna Cichlid To Rocket Lake

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 20:31
The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver updates were sent in today for the Linux 5.9 kernel merge window. There are some big additions particularly with AMD Sienna Cichlid and Navy Flounder landing as Navi 2 parts but also a lot of other changes in tow...

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Released With The Latest Fixes

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 19:59
For those that prefer waiting until the first point release of a new Ubuntu Long Term Support series before upgrading, Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS is out with the latest bug and security fixes for the "Focal Fossa" release...

Fedora IoT Looks For Promotion To Becoming Official Spin

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 15:31
Fedora's less talked about "Internet of Things" (IoT) edition is looking to be promoted to an official spin for Fedora 33...

Perf Changes For Linux 5.9 Include Intel Arch LBR, Hygon RAPL, Comet Lake Uncore

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 15:09
The Linux perf events changes for the performance monitoring subsystem were already sent in and pulled for the in-development Linux 5.9 kernel...

GNU C Library 2.32 Released

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 12:07
GNU C Library 2.32 (glibc 2.32) is now available as this important library for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems...

PHP 8.0 Beta Released, Now Under Feature Freeze

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 11:58
The release of PHP 8.0 is now one step closer to reality with the first beta being issued today and this also marking the feature freeze for this version due out later in the year...

Linux 5.9 Introducing A Multi-Color LED Framework

Čet, 08/06/2020 - 09:25
Longtime Linux kernel developer Pavel Machek has taken over as sole maintainer of the LED subsystem. For this first pull request going into Linux 5.9 is a big addition... The multi-color LED framework code has finally been merged...