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Linux 5.4 To Expose What's Keeping The System Awake Via Sysfs

Phoronix - 17. Srpen 2019 - 13:08
The next Linux kernel version will expose the real-time sources of what's keeping the system awake via Sysfs compared to existing source information that previously was only available via DebugFS...

Unigine 2.9 Further Enhances Its Stunning Visuals

Phoronix - 17. Srpen 2019 - 12:51
It's a pity there doesn't seem to be any new adoption of Unigine as a game engine, but this visually impressive platform does continue seeing much success in the area of industrial simulations, professional VR platforms, and related areas. With Unigine 2.9 this Linux-friendly graphics engine is even more stunning...

Wine 4.14 Released With The Latest Bits For Running Windows Games/Programs On Linux

Phoronix - 17. Srpen 2019 - 2:11
Wine 4.14 was released earlier today as the newest bi-weekly point release for running Windows games and applications on Linux and other operating systems...

Linux 5.4 Set To Remove Intel XScale IOP33X/IOP13XX CPU Support

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 13:54
Linux 5.4 is set to remove the Intel IOP33X and IOP13XX series of processors that are part of the company's former XScale product line for ARM-based CPUs...

Radeon Software for Linux 19.30 Updated With Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Support

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 12:34
In addition to AMD releasing the Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q3 Linux driver, they also quietly released a new Radeon Software Linux driver release for consumer GPUs...

Intel Volleys Another Batch Of Tiger Lake "Gen 12" Graphics Code

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 12:12
While it remains to be seen if Tiger Lake will be able to ship on time in 2020 as the Icelake successor, the "Gen 12" Xe Graphics continue to be worked on with the company's open-source Linux graphics driver...

QEMU 4.1 Released With Many ARM, MIPS & x86 Additions

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 12:03
QEMU 4.1 is now out as one of the important pieces to the open-source Linux virtualization stack...

Etnaviv Is Packing Code For An Exciting Linux 5.4 Cycle

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 11:33
While Freedreno and Panfrost have been steaming ahead when it comes to open-source, reverse-engineered graphics for Arm SoCs, the Etnaviv project for targeting Vivante graphics hasn't had too much to report on recently. Fortunately, that's changing as coming up for the Linux 5.4 cycle they have a lot of new code to introduce...

Kdevops Aims To Assist In Linux Kernel Testing

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 11:24
Luis Chamberlain has announced the first release of Kdevops as a Linux kernel development "DevOps" framework...

Oracle Linux 7 Update 7 Released

Phoronix - 16. Srpen 2019 - 2:26
Based on last week's release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 is now Oracle Linux 7 Update 7 with many of the same changes...

Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q3 for Linux Released

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 14:18
On Wednesday marked the release of AMD's Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise driver package for Windows and Linux...

AMDVLK 2019.Q3.4 Vulkan Driver Enables Atomic Optimizer For Navi

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 14:00
AMD's official open-source Vulkan driver code had fallen off its roughly weekly code push / release cadence with not having a new release in nearly three weeks, but that changed today with the availability of AMDVLK 2019.Q3.4...

KDE Applications 19.08 Released With Dolphin Improvements, Better Konsole Tiling

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 13:45
The KDE community has delivered the release of KDE Applications 19.08 as their newest feature updates to the core collection of KDE programs...

Microsoft's Component Firmware Update Is Their Latest Short-Sighted Spec

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 13:03
Microsoft's newest specification is the "Component Firmware Update" that they envision as a standard for OEMs/IHVs to be able to handle device firmware/microcode updating in a robust and secure manner. While nice in theory, the actual implementation has a number of issues that complicate the process and could quickly evolve into another troubling specification from Microsoft in the hardware space...

Intel SYCL Compiler/Runtimes Updated With Unified Shared Memory Support

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 11:43
Intel has released a new version of their SYCL compiler and run-time code for single-source C++ programming and allowing offloaded computations to accelerators via OpenCL...

AMD Bulldozer/Jaguar CPUs Will No Longer Advertise RdRand Support Under Linux

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 9:20
Not directly related to the recent AMD Zen 2 BIOS update needed to fix an RdRand problem (though somewhat related in that the original systemd bug report for faulty AMD RdRand stems from these earlier CPUs), but AMD has now decided to no longer advertise RdRand support for Family 15h (Bulldozer) and Family 16h (Jaguar) processors under Linux...

Oracle Is Working To Upstream More Of DTrace To The Linux Kernel & eBPF Implementation

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 7:08
While DTrace prospects for the Linux kernel are no longer viewed as magical or groundbreaking as they once were more than a decade ago, Oracle continues to work on its DTrace port to Linux and extending its reach beyond just their "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" for their RHEL-cloned Oracle Linux. Oracle now says they are working towards upstreaming more work as well as getting an eBPF-based implementation for the kernel...

LLVM 9.0-RC2 Released While LLVM 10 Switches To C++14

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 5:00
LLVM 9.0 Release Candidate 2 is now available for testing while LLVM 10.0 has switched its code-base over to supporting C++14...

AMD Renoir Lands In Mesa's RadeonSI - Further Pointing To Vega, Not Navi

Phoronix - 15. Srpen 2019 - 0:55
Last week AMD sent out their initial Linux graphics driver support for next-gen Renoir APUs. Those Linux kernel bits will land with AMDGPU in the upcoming Linux 5.4 cycle while the RadeonSI changes were merged today marking that OpenGL support as a new feature for the upcoming Mesa 19.2...

Clear Linux Rolls Out Revamped Documentation

Phoronix - 14. Srpen 2019 - 22:12
While Arch Linux remains the gold standard for quality Linux documentation, Intel's Clear Linux has rolled out a new documentation web-site to assist new/existing users in making use of this performance-optimized and security-oriented Linux operating system...
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