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Linux 6.9-rc4 Brings More Bcachefs Fixes, Native BHI Mitigation

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 22:22
As expected the Linux 6.9-rc4 test kernel is out today as Linux 6.9 works its way toward release by mid-May...

Linux 6.10 To Merge NTSYNC Driver For Emulating Windows NT Synchronization Primitives

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 15:09
Going through my usual scanning of all the "-next" Git subsystem branches of new code set to be introduced for the next Linux kernel merge window, a very notable addition was just queued up... Linux 6.10 is set to merge the NTSYNC driver for emulating the Microsoft Windows NT synchronization primitives within the kernel for allowing better performance with Valve's Steam Play (Proton) and Wine of Windows games and other apps on Linux...

AMD Prepares More Next-Gen GPU Driver Support For Linux 6.10

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 14:29
AMD on Saturday submitted a big batch of AMDGPU and AMDKFD kernel graphics driver feature patches ahead of the upcoming Linux 6.10 kernel cycle...

OpenJPH 0.11 Works Toward Low-Latency High-Throughput JPEG-2000 (HTJ2K)

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 13:52
The OpenJPH project that provides an open-source implementation of JPEG-2000 Part 15 for High Throughput J2K (HTJ2K) / JPH support is working on extending its abilities to handle low-latency High-Throughput JPEG-2000 images and other capabilities...

Proposed "LibGodot" Lets You Embed Godot Game Engine Into Other Apps

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 12:02
Miguel de Icaza who founded GNOME and of Mono / Ximian / Xamarin fame is now talking up the greatness of the Godot game engine and the opportunities that are presented with code proposed for mainlining to introduce "LibGodot" to make it easy to embed Godot scenes into other apps...

OpenRazer 3.8 Brings Support For Newer Razer Devices On Linux

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 11:38
OpenRazer 3.8 is out today as the newest update to this collection of community-developed, open-source drivers for Razer devices on Linux. OpenRazer allows for Razer device customization and support under Linux to make full use of these gaming peripherals outside of Windows / macOS. Paired with the likes of the Polychromatic UI, OpenRazer allows a nice Razer hardware experience on Linux...

Linux 6.9-rc4 To Bring New Fixes For x86 Speculation Mitigations

Phoronix - 14. Duben 2024 - 11:21
The Linux 6.9-rc4 weekly test release is due out later today and ahead of that this week's "x86/urgent" material has been sent in that includes several patches for various x86 speculation mitigation fixes...

Linux 6.10 To Account For NUMA Node When Allocating Per-CPU Cpumasks

Phoronix - 13. Duben 2024 - 14:30
In addition to a SLUB optimization for extreme scenarios, faster AES-XTS disk/file encryption for modern Intel/AMD CPUs, and other performance optimizations on the way for Linux 6.10, another minor one was queued up this week...

Mesa 24.1 Zink Lands "Super Fast" Merge Request To Optimize IO

Phoronix - 13. Duben 2024 - 11:46
Mike Blumenkrantz with Valve's open-source Linux graphics driver team has merged a big optimization / bug fixing effort he's recently been tackling for the Zink OpenGL-on-Vulkan driver...

Fedora 41 Looks To "-O3" Optimizations For Its Python Build

Phoronix - 13. Duben 2024 - 11:27
A change proposal has been filed for building the CPython interpreter and the Python standard library using the "-O3" compiler optimization flag rather than Fedora's imposed default of the "-O2" optimization level. This is being sought in the name of greater Python performance on Fedora 41...

KDE's Busy Week With Landing Explicit Sync & Many Other Changes

Phoronix - 13. Duben 2024 - 11:13
KDE developers had a very busy week with a lot of new feature work continuing to land for Plasma 6.1 plus continuing to address bugs and other fallout from the recent Plasma 6 introduction...

APT 2.9 Released: Debian's APT 3.0 To Have A New UI With Colors, Columnar Display & More

Phoronix - 13. Duben 2024 - 5:00
APT as the packaging tool built around Debian Linux is embarking on some big upgrades with the APT 2.9 development series to then roll-out as APT 3.0. There's big improvements to the command-line user interface with the new APT and it's certainly looking nice from my initial Friday night encounter...

XWayland 24.1 Planned For Release Next Month With Explicit Sync & Other Features

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 18:39
The XWayland 23.2 series was introduced last August while now release preparations have begun for releasing XWayland 24.1 as the next feature release for this X.Org Server derived code for allowing X11 clients (apps / games) to work within the confines of Wayland environments...

KDE Frameworks 6.1 Released With Many Improvements & Fixes

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 16:59
KDE Frameworks 6.1 is out today as the first monthly update since the release of KDE Frameworks 6.0 alongside KDE Plasma 6.0...

Linux 6.10 SLUB Optimization To Reduce Memory Consumption In Extreme Scenarios

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 15:38
A patch to the Linux kernel's SLUB allocator has been queued ahead of the upcoming Linux 6.10 merge window to help reduce memory consumption in extreme scenarios...

Dbus-Broker 36 Released For This Fastest D-Bus Implementation

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 15:23
David Rheinsberg has released Dbus-Broker 36 as the newest version of this speedy, drop-in DBus implementation for Linux systems...

LPython 0.21 Released For Alpha-Stage Python AOT Compiler

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 13:59
As the first new release since last September, LPython 0.21 has been released for this alpha-stage Python ahead-of-time compiler written in C++. LPython remains focused on providing "the best possible performance" especially for numerical use-cases, cross-platform compatibility, and hopes to be able to eventually transform Python code over to C++ and Fortran or other languages...

SDL 3.0 Will Now Prefer PipeWire Over PulseAudio

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 11:31
For the widely-used SDL hardware/software abstraction layer that is commonly used by cross-platform games, the upcoming SDL 3.0 release now has the logic to be able to prefer using PipeWire directly rather than PulseAudio when successfully detecting the presence of PipeWire...

TUXEDO Computers Launches First Linux Laptop With AMD Ryzen 7 8845HS

Phoronix - 12. Duben 2024 - 11:19
While TUXEDO Computers has already been offering powerful AMD Zen 4 laptops such as the Pulse 14 Gen 3 with Ryzen 7 7840HS SoC, today the Bavarian company announced their first Ryzen 8000 series mobile laptop...

Intel's Newest Software Effort For Achieving Greater Performance: Thin Layout Optimizer

Phoronix - 11. Duben 2024 - 22:00
Intel's software team is today sharing their newest innovation for achieving greater performance on Linux systems: the Thin Layout Optimizer. Intel's Thin Layout Optimizer is inspired by the likes of the Meta/LLVM BOLT optimizer and Google's Propeller but aims to be much easier to use while still delivering measurable performance gains for optimized binaries...
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