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Lenovo Expects 30+ Platforms With Linux Support This Year, Both AMD & Intel Systems

31. Červenec 2022 - 14:17
At DebConf22 in Kosovo that recently wrapped up, Lenovo's Mark Pearson who leads the company's Linux initiatives talked in-person about their 2022 platform support for Linux and their progress over the past year. In 2022 they expect 30+ platforms with Linux support...

More ASUS Motherboard Sensors & Other Hardware Monitoring Improvements For Linux 5.20

31. Červenec 2022 - 11:44
Ahead of the Linux 5.19 stable kernel being launched later today, a few pull requests have already begun queuing for the Linux 5.20 merge window. Among those early pulls are the hardware monitoring "HWMON" subsystem updates...

Open-Source VIA DRM/KMS Driver "OpenChrome" Not Ready For Merging Into Linux 5.20

31. Červenec 2022 - 11:12
You may recall a month ago the lone developer still working on open-source VIA x86 graphics support for Linux hoped to finally mainline this "OpenChrome" DRM/KMS driver for the Linux 5.20 cycle. Well, Linux 5.19 is being released today and that opens up the Linux 5.20 merge window but still the OpenChrome DRM driver isn't ready to go yet...

Linux Mint 21 Released - Built Atop Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

31. Červenec 2022 - 10:52
Linux Mint 21 has been officially released as the newest version of this popular desktop Linux distribution built atop Ubuntu...

Linux 5.20 To Support The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen3, ThinkPad X13s Arm Laptop

30. Červenec 2022 - 14:33
Submitted early ahead of tomorrow's Linux 5.19 stable kernel release are the SoC changes destined for the Linux 5.20 merge window. There are more than one thousand SoC patches for Linux 5.20 cycle adding and updating many SoCs and board/platform coverage. One of several notable additions this cycle is introducing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen3 support for high-end Arm laptops...

Wasmer 3.0 Alpha Released With WASIX Implementation, More Improvements For This WebAssembly Stack

30. Červenec 2022 - 11:36
Wasmer's goal is to be "the universal WebAssembly runtime" with aiming to "run any code on any client" and with Wasmer 3.0 they are furthering the potential for this multi-language, multi-platform WASM stack...

ARM64 With Linux 5.20 Improves Its Meltdown Mitigation KPTI Code

30. Červenec 2022 - 11:18
The 64-bit Arm (ARM64) architecture updates have already been sent in for Linux 5.20 ahead of the merge window formally opening...

LLVM 15.0-rc1 Brings LoongArch, AmpereOne, AMD RDNA3, AMD GFX940 & HTTP Server

30. Červenec 2022 - 10:55
The first release candidate of LLVM 15.0 is now available for testing of this growing open-source compiler stack...

Aquacomputer Quadro Fan Controller Support Coming With Linux 5.20

30. Červenec 2022 - 10:20
Introduced last year in Linux 5.15 was the Aquacomputer driver that started off as a hardware monitoring "HWMON" sensor driver supporting Aquacomputer's D5 Next water-cooling pump. In Linux 5.19 that driver was extended to support the Aquacomputer OCTO fan controller under Linux and now for v5.20 it's extended to support the company's QUADRO fan controller...

KDE Ends July With More Bug Fixes, Discover Improvements

30. Červenec 2022 - 10:00
KDE developers are wrapping up July with more bug fixes and other feature work underway for Plasma 5.26...

Linux Proposal Adding getrandom() To The vDSO For Better Performance

29. Červenec 2022 - 21:46
Jason Donenfeld of WireGuard fame who has recently been spending much work on improving Linux's "random" kernel code has sent out a proposal adding getrandom() support to the vDSO for better performance in seeking to better address the needs of user-space developers...

Wine 7.14 Released With More Improvements, 19 Bug Fixes

29. Červenec 2022 - 21:28
Wine 7.14 has been released as the newest bi-weekly development release of this open-source software that allows running Windows games and applications on Linux, macOS, and other platforms...

Linux 5.20 To Bring New Intel & AMD Hardware Support, IO_uring Features & Much More

29. Červenec 2022 - 14:20
The Linux 5.19 kernel is to be released this weekend and in turn will mark the start of the Linux 5.20 merge window. Based on various Git "-next" queues and mailing list indications, here is a look at some of the changes expected for the Linux 5.20 kernel...

GNOME To Warn Users If Secure Boot Disabled, Preparing Other Firmware Security Help

29. Červenec 2022 - 11:11
GNOME and Red Hat developers are working on integrating firmware security tips and recommendations into the desktop for warning users about platform/firmware security issues like if UEFI Secure Boot is disabled and other possible avenues their system could be exploited...

GCC 12.2 Compiler Being Prepared For An August Release

29. Červenec 2022 - 10:39
The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) developers are preparing for an August release of GCC 12.2 as the first stable point release update to this year's GCC 12 series...

LLVM 16 Enabling Scalable Vectorization By Default For RISC-V

29. Červenec 2022 - 10:26
With LLVM 15 branched and main now open for LLVM 16, one of the early changes for this next compiler release cycle is enabling scalable vectorization by default for RISC-V with supported targets for RISC-V vector instructions...

Raspberry Pi V3DV Driver Now Exposes Vulkan 1.2

29. Červenec 2022 - 9:53
The Mesa V3DV open-source Vulkan driver for supporting Broadcom VideoCore V/VI graphics that is most notably used by the Raspberry Pi 4 and later is now exposing Vulkan 1.2 support...

Godot 4.0 Adds Variable Rate Shading, Shader Preprocessor Support

29. Červenec 2022 - 5:00
The Godot open-source game engine developers announced on Thursday that next week will mark the Godot 4.0 feature freeze as they prepare to ship the Godot 4.0 Beta 1 in September. But ahead of that feature freeze, Godot 4.0 Alpha 13 was released on Thursday afternoon with yet more feature work -- including variable rate shading and other renderer improvements...

Raptor Launches Arctic Tern As An Open-Source BMC Solution

28. Červenec 2022 - 20:00
Open-source device manufacturer Raptor Computing Systems earlier this month teased their new FPGA-based open-source soft BMC product while today that "Arctic Tern" product has been formally announced...

Google + SkyWater Moving To 90nm For Their Open-Source Silicon Design Initiative

28. Červenec 2022 - 18:38
Google and SkyWater have teamed up the past few years with an open-source design kit for allowing projects to see their open-source silicon designs manufactured. This effort started off on a 130nm process node but announced today is the rolling out of 90nm manufacturing...