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GNOME Console Could Be Ubuntu 22.10's GNOME Terminal Replacement

2. Srpen 2022 - 11:59
Back in May was a proposal by Canonical desktop software engineer Jeremy Bicha to use the new GNOME Console as the default terminal application in Ubuntu 22.10, replacing the GNOME Terminal. That default change hasn't happened yet but some necessary improvements have now been made to Ubuntu Kinetic's gnome-console package ahead of that possible shift...

Rust Code For The Linux Kernel Updated With More Features Implemented

2. Srpen 2022 - 11:10
Miguel Ojeda has posted the newest patch series implementing the Rust programming language infrastructure and initial sample code for the Linux kernel...

Btrfs With Linux 6.0: Send Protocol v2, ~3x Boost For Direct Read Performance

2. Srpen 2022 - 10:55
SUSE's David Sterba sent in the Btrfs file-system updates on Monday for the in-development Linux 6.0 kernel...

AMD Prepares Linux Support For L3SBE Slow Memory Bandwidth Configuration, BMEC

2. Srpen 2022 - 10:25
Some of the newest Linux patches out of AMD for new processors are implementing support for some recently-documented Quality of Service extensions: L3SBE and BMEC...

GNU C Library 2.36 Released With New Functions, More Optimizations

2. Srpen 2022 - 10:08
Released overnight was a new version of Glibc, the GNU C Library, commonly used by Linux systems as the default libc implementation...

Linux 6.0 To Disable Printing On Consoles With Real-Time Kernels

2. Srpen 2022 - 8:00
As part of getting PREEMPT_RT support ready to be mainlined at long last for real-time kernel builds, a number of Linux 6.0 (nee 5.20) pull requests have revolved around additional RT preparatory changes. With the printk changes for Linux 6.0, the console drivers will now be skipped in RT mode...

Steam For Linux In July Shows A 1.23% Marketshare, AMD CPUs Now More Common Than Intel On Linux

2. Srpen 2022 - 1:55
During the month of June the Steam on Linux usage hit a multi-year high point of 1.18% while for July there is another tick upwards thanks to the continued interest in Linux gaming around the Steam Deck...

Long-Obsolete DECnet Networking Code In The Linux Kernel Expected To Finally Be Removed

1. Srpen 2022 - 23:44
DECnet as a set of networking protocols from Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that date back to 1975 are expected to be finally removed from the Linux kernel. The DECnet protocols have long been obsolete, the Linux kernel implementation has been orphaned for more than one decade, and is code that belongs more in a history museum than the mainline kernel...

IO_uring To Ring In Some Awesome Improvements With Linux 6.0

1. Srpen 2022 - 19:47
IO_uring continues to be one of the greatest Linux kernel innovations in recent years and with the in-development Linux 6.0 kernel is getting even better along with some nice block updates and other storage-related enhancements...

Linux 6.0 Has Some Big Scheduler Changes, Including Improved NUMA Balancing For AMD Zen

1. Srpen 2022 - 19:00
Ingo Molnar today submitted the main set of kernel scheduler updates for the in-development Linux 6.0 (nee 5.20). The scheduler updates contain some notable changes that will be interesting to benchmark in the days ahead...

Linux Driver Posted Enabling Bluetooth Support For Apple M1/M2, Some x86 Macs

1. Srpen 2022 - 18:44
Sven Peter who has worked a lot on various aspects of Apple Silicon enablement for Linux today posted the patches enabling Apple Bluetooth driver support for Apple Silicon M1/M2 hardware and also for some Apple x86 Macs...

Linux 6.0 Has Temperature Monitoring For Upcoming AMD CPUs, MWAIT For HPC Customers

1. Srpen 2022 - 14:30
Among the early pull requests for the now-open Linux 6.0 merge window (nee Linux 5.20) are a few AMD additions worth mentioning...

Mesa's Radeon R600g Driver Adds NIR Support For Pre-Evergreen GPUs

1. Srpen 2022 - 12:00
Merged in early July to Mesa 22.2 was the rewritten R600g NIR back-end for improving older AMD Radeon HD 5000/6000 series graphics cards on Linux with this open-source OpenGL driver. That NIR code was limited to "newer" Radeon GPUs supported by the R600g driver while now it's been extended for supporting pre-Evergreen GPUs too...

Unvanquished 0.53 Released For This Leading Open-Source FPS Game

1. Srpen 2022 - 11:00
Released on Sunday was Unvanquished 0.53 Beta as the latest in a long string of betas for this one of the most promising open-source first person shooter (FPS) games...

Linux 6.0 To Continue Advancing Its Random Number Generator (RNG)

1. Srpen 2022 - 10:49
In addition to being busy leading WireGuard, Jason Donenfeld continues working heavily on the Linux kernel's random number generator (RNG) code. For Linux 6.0, a number of RNG improvements are ready...

GNU Linux-libre 5.19-gnu Released - Continues The Uphill Battle Against Firmware Blobs

1. Srpen 2022 - 10:32
Following yesterday's release of Linux 5.19 stable the FSFLA folks maintaining the GNU Linux-libre kernel released their downstream version that strips out support for loading proprietary kernel modules as well as stripping out drivers/support that requires non-free/closed-source microcode/firmware files...

Linux 5.20 Likely To Be Called Linux 6.0

1. Srpen 2022 - 10:18
In case you missed it in yesterday's Linux 5.19 announcement and to avoid reader questions/confusion in the days ahead, just making it loud and clear here: what was referred to as the Linux 5.20 kernel in development will most likely be called Linux 6.0...

Systemd Creator At Microsoft, Retbleed, Rust's Continued Growth & Other July Highlights

1. Srpen 2022 - 10:05
July was another exciting month for Linux and open-source software fans from being the first to report on the news of systemd creator Lennart Poettering joining Microsoft, Linux 5.19 getting wrapped up, popularity of the Rust programming language continues to climb, lots of open-source graphics driver news, and much more...

Linux 5.19 Released - Linus Torvalds Released It From An Apple Silicon MacBook

31. Červenec 2022 - 22:46
Linus Torvalds just released Linux 5.19 as stable for the newest version of the Linux kernel. He also mentioned this is the first time he released the new Linux kernel from an ARM64 laptop in the form of an Apple MacBook running an AArch64 Apple M2 SoC...

OpenRazer 3.4 Released With Support For Newer Razer Devices On Linux

31. Červenec 2022 - 19:35
OpenRazer as the independent open-source project providing Linux drivers and user-space daemon for Razer peripherals is out with its newest feature release...