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F2FS With Linux 5.17 Makes Some Performance Improvements

Phoronix - 20. Leden 2022 - 1:43
F2FS as the Flash-Friendly File-System may not see too much use out of desktop Linux distributions at least as it concerns any easy/semi-endorsed root install option, but this file-system does continue maturing and seeing much use by enthusiasts and especially among the plethora of Android devices now supporting this flash-optimized file-system. With Linux 5.17, F2FS has some performance improvements and other fixes...

SUSE Liberty Linux Announced For Mixed Linux Environments

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 22:00
SUSE today formally announced SUSE Liberty Linux as its support offering for mixed Linux environments within enterprises...

XWayland 22.1 RC1 Released With DRM Leasing, Other Improvements

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 21:00
The race is on for delivering XWayland 22.1 in time for the spring Linux distribution releases with at least Fedora Workstation 36 expected to carry this updated package for allowing X11 clients to work atop Wayland compositors...

KDE Enjoys Improvement For Much Better NVIDIA Wayland GBM Experience

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 20:35
A QtWayland module change has landed that should greatly improve the NVIDIA Wayland experience when running the KDE desktop on modern NVIDIA drivers offering GBM API support...

Khronos Establishing A Camera API Working Group

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 19:15
In recent years The Khronos Group has been expanding a lot and forming a number of new open industry standards around 3D commerce, analytics rendering, and more. The latest is Khronos now establishing a Camera API working group...

LibreOffice Sees New Activity For Compiling To WebAssembly

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 15:13
Last May there was some work on compiling LibreOffice to WebAssembly as another means of getting this open-source office suite executing within the web browser and other environments. It had been quiet since on the LibreOffice WASM front but a number of new commits were merged this morning...

KDE's 15-Minute Bug Initiative Gets Underway

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 12:09
KDE developer Nate Graham has sorted through plans for the 15-minute bug initiative for focusing on correcting many low-hanging bugs affecting the KDE desktop that should be able to be quickly discovered by users...

AMDVLK 2022.Q1.1 Released With Radeon RX 6500 XT Support

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 11:46
After ending out 2021 with an AMDVLK update to fix poor performance on Wayland, AMD today issued AMDVLK 2022.Q1.1 with their first set of changes for the new year...

Linux 5.17 RISC-V Allows Rebooting Without Needing Special Driver, HiFive Unmatched Improvements

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 11:26
The RISC-V architecture updates for the in-development Linux 5.17 kernel have been successfully submitted...

Intel Media Driver 22 Debuts With Alchemist / ATS-M Support, ADL-N

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 10:40
Intel's Media Driver 22.1.1 has been released as their firsr 22.x series open-source GPU video encode/decode software release. This quarterly update introduces new hardware support and a number of feature updates...

Apache Hop Hops To Top-Level Project Status

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 9:30
After starting off in development more than two decades ago as Kettle, Apache Hop in its current form has now made it to being an Apache Software Foundation top-level project...

VMware's SVGA Gallium3D Driver Lands OpenGL 4.3 Support In Mesa 22.0

Phoronix - 19. Leden 2022 - 6:00
VMware has been preparing support for OpenGL 4.3 to be exposed within their VMware virtualization software so that guest VMs can enjoy newer OpenGL support that is accelerated by the host...

Wine 7.0 Released With Improved Theming, New WoW64 & Much More

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 22:00
Wine 7.0 is now officially available for enjoying Windows games and applications on Linux, macOS, and other platforms...

Microsoft's Director of OS Security Gets Coreboot Playing Nicely With Windows 11

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 20:21
It turns out with enough maneuvering that Microsoft Windows 11 can run well with the open-source Coreboot even with keeping UEFI SecureBoot enabled and meeting Windows 11's TPM requirements and other security measures...

Firefox Gets AV1 VA-API Acceleration Sorted Out

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 19:56
Thanks to Red Hat developer Martin Stránský, he has managed to get the Video Acceleration API (VA-API) working for AV1 content within the Firefox web browser...

Microsoft To Acquire Activision Blizzard

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 15:00
Microsoft announced plans this morning to acquire Activision Blizzard in a nearly $69 billion (USD) deal...

LVFS Activity Going Wild Ahead Of New Security Disclosure Requiring Firmware Update

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 13:45
The Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) that integrates with Fwupd for delivering firmware updates primarily to Linux users is surging with around three times the normal traffic volume. Unfortunately, this boost in traffic appears to be due to vendor(s) releasing new system firmware updates ahead of disclosing a presumptive security issue...

Qt Launches Digital Advertising Platform To Integrate Ads Into App UIs

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 12:30
The Qt Company this morning announced Qt Digital Advertising 1.0 as its new ad platform that allows for developers to easily integrate advertising campaigns into Qt-based, cross-platform applications...

AMD Radeon Open-Source OpenGL Driver Expands Its Sparse Texture Capabilities

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 11:51
At the end of last year AMD introduced OpenGL sparse texture support into its RadeonSI Gallium3D driver. This functionality for Vega GPUs and newer flipped on ARB_sparse_texture support while now with the very latest Mesa 22.0-devel code ARB_sparse_texture2 is now flipped on too...

NVIDIA CUDA 11.6 Brings Convenient "-arch=native", Defaults To New "GSP" Driver Mode

Phoronix - 18. Leden 2022 - 11:23
NVIDIA has released CUDA 11.6 as the latest version of their widely used but proprietary GPU compute stack. With CUDA 11.6 there are some good improvements and new features in store...
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