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Valve Reaffirms Commitment To Linux While Also Releasing Updated Proton

Čet, 06/27/2019 - 01:45
Following all the drama caused by Canonical announcing last week they'd stop their 32-bit archive with Ubuntu 19.10 and that leading to a mess of concerns including Valve saying they would not be officially supporting Ubuntu 19.10 and later, today they issued a statement reaffirming their commitment to Linux...

Debian Installer Buster RC2 Released

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 20:44
With Debian 10 "Buster" aiming to be released in early July, a second release candidate of the Debian Installer has been made available...

DisplayPort 2.0 Published For 3x Increase In Data Bandwidth Performance

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 17:30
VESA announced their first major update to the DisplayPort interface in three years...

Linux 5.2 + Mesa 19.2 Performance With Polaris/Vega/Vega20 vs. NVIDIA On Ubuntu 19.04

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 15:00
With last week having delivered fresh benchmarks of the mid-range NVIDIA/AMD graphics cards using the very latest drivers, particularly the in-development Linux 5.2 and Mesa 19.2 components with the Radeon graphics cards tested, here is a similar comparison when moving up the spectrum and focusing on the higher-end graphics cards. Here's a look at how the RX 590, RX Vega 56, RX Vega 64, and Radeon VII are performing with the newest open-source AMD driver code compared to the NVIDIA Turing line-up backed by their latest binary driver.

The Effort To Parallelize GCC With Threads Is Starting To Take Shape

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 14:06
Back in April we wrote about a proposal for providing better parallelization within GCC itself to address use-cases such as very large source files. That effort was accepted as part of this year's Google Summer of Code and the student developer pursing this parallelization with threads has issued his first progress report...

Years Late But Saitek R440 Force Racing Wheel Support Is On The Way For Linux

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 13:48
If you happen to have a Saitek R440 Force Wheel or looking to purchase a cheap and used racing wheel for enjoying the various Linux racing game ports or even the number of games working under Steam Play like F1 2018 and DiRT Rally 2.0, Linux support is on the way...

GCC 10 Lands Support For Intel Tiger Lake's AVX-512 VP2INTERSECT

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 12:15
Similar to the recent LLVM compiler work, the in-development GCC 10 compiler also now has support for the AVX-512 VP2INTERSECT instructions being introduced on Intel Tiger Lake CPUs...

Fedora's AAC Support Finally Seeing Audio Quality Improvements

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 12:09
Fedora's version of the FDK-AAC library that they began shipping in 2017 to finally provide AAC audio support strips out what was patented encumbered functionality. But that gutting of the code did cause some problems like audio playback glitches that are now being addressed...

MSM DRM Adding Snapdragon 835 / Adreno 540 Support In Linux 5.3

Sre, 06/26/2019 - 11:57
Freedreno founder Rob Clark, who is now employed by Google to work on open-source graphics, has sent in the batch of MSM Direct Rendering Manager driver changes to DRM-Next ahead of the Linux 5.3 kernel cycle...
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