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ZFS/Zsys Improvements Are Already Underway For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

5. Listopad 2019 - 6:03
While Ubuntu 19.10 just shipped two weeks ago with its initial desktop install support to a root ZFS file-system option, feature work is already happening of ZFS changes destined for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu's Zsys daemon being built around ZFS' advanced feature set...

Netflix Optimized FreeBSD's Network Stack More Than Doubled AMD EPYC Performance

5. Listopad 2019 - 1:35
Drew Gallatin of Netflix presented at the recent EuroBSDcon 2019 conference in Norway on the company's network stack optimizations to FreeBSD. Netflix was working on being able to deliver 200Gb/s network performance for video streaming out of Intel Xeon and AMD EPYC servers, to which they are now at 190Gb/s+ and in the process that doubled the potential of EPYC Naples/Rome servers and also very hefty upgrades too for Intel...

DXVK Lead Developer Philip Rebohle Has Begun Contributing More To Wine's VKD3D

4. Listopad 2019 - 23:39
With DXVK in remarkably good standing for translating Direct3D 10/11 to Vulkan for use by Steam Play (Proton) and Wine, Philip Rebohle who started that project is now contributing more to Wine's VKD3D initiative for mapping Direct3D 12 on Vulkan...

GNU Toolchain Moves Ahead In Obsoleting Solaris 10 Support

4. Listopad 2019 - 21:43
Beyond GCC 9 having deprecated Solaris 10 support and that code now removed ahead of the GCC 10 release in a few months, the GNU Debugger (GDB) is also moving forward with its plan to obsolete Solaris 10...

FreeBSD 12.1 Released With LLD Linker On i386 By Default, Now Shipping Libomp

4. Listopad 2019 - 20:18
FreeBSD 12.1 has released on-time as the first incremental update to last year's FreeBSD 12...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER Linux Gaming Performance

4. Listopad 2019 - 17:42
Last week NVIDIA announced the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER as their newest Turing "SUPER" graphics card coming in at $229+ USD and delivering around 1.5x faster performance than the GeForce GTX 1060. For those wondering about the Linux gaming performance potential for this graphics card, here are our initial tests of this new graphics card using the EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER.

NVIDIA 440.31 Linux Driver Adds HDMI 2.1 VRR Support, VP9 Decode, DXVK Fixes

4. Listopad 2019 - 16:07
NVIDIA has rolled out the 440.31 Linux driver today as their first stable update in this new driver branch...

Running Ice Lake Out In The Cold - Intel Core i7-1065G7

4. Listopad 2019 - 13:29
For looking at any difference in thermal throttling and peak frequencies, I ran the Dell XPS with Intel Core i7-1065G7 "Ice Lake" processor out in a cold garage overnight compared to normal operating temperatures inside across dozens of benchmarks...

Intel Updates Speed Select Tool For Linux Ahead Of 5.5 Kernel Cycle

4. Listopad 2019 - 13:07
With the Linux 5.3 kernel release this summer Intel enabled Speed Select Technology under Linux for this feature found on new Cascade Lake processors. The SST Linux tool has now seen some updated patches ahead of the forthcoming Linux 5.5 cycle...

GNOME Mutter Adds Intermediate ShadowFB For Faster Software Rendering

4. Listopad 2019 - 12:58
Landing in GNOME's Mutter tree today is a change for GNOME 3.36 improving the effectiveness of running the GNOME Shell desktop with a software renderer like LLVMpipe...

Vulkan 1.1.127 Released With Separate Depth Stencil Layout Extension

4. Listopad 2019 - 12:41
Vulkan 1.1.127 is out this morning as the latest routine update to the specification for this high-performance graphics API...

Darktable 3.0 Approaching With Many New Features

4. Listopad 2019 - 6:02
The popular Darktable open-source RAW photography workflow software is closing in on its v3.0 release with the first release candidate having been issued on Sunday...

Canonical Working To Ramp Up Ubuntu Support For The Raspberry Pi 4

4. Listopad 2019 - 1:22
With the recently released Ubuntu 19.10 there is initial support for the Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computers sans the highest-tier 4GB version that embarrassingly suffers from USB ports not working with the current Ubuntu 19.10 build. Fortunately, Canonical is working to address that issue with the RPi4 4GB version as well as making other Raspberry Pi support improvements...

Linux 5.4-rc6 Released With Network Changes Ticking High

3. Listopad 2019 - 23:41
Linus Torvalds has released Linux 5.4-rc6 back on schedule after his travels this past week around the Linux Foundation events in Lyon, France...

Bootlin's Best Techniques For A Smaller Kernel + Faster Boot Times

3. Listopad 2019 - 15:20
In addition to a talk at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe on trimming the Linux boot time with systemd changes, Michael Opdenacker of embedded Linux engineering firm Bootlin presented on their techniques for not only speeding up the Linux boot time but also reductions in the kernel image size...

NetworkManager 1.21.3 Is Another Step Towards NM 1.22

3. Listopad 2019 - 14:12
NetworkManager 1.21.3 is the network management project's latest development release in the path towards the upcoming NetworkManager 1.22...

Outreachy Developers Have Been Making Some Useful Contributions To The Linux Kernel

3. Listopad 2019 - 14:02
This past week at the Open Source Summit Europe in France there were several past Outreachy interns that shared their work on contributing to the Linux kernel and related open-source projects. Several of these projects have resulted in useful additions to the Linux kernel...

Linux 5.5 Kernel Livepatching To Allow Tracking System State

3. Listopad 2019 - 13:51
It's been a while since last having any new features to report on in regards to the Linux kernel's livepatching infrastructure for applying kernel updates without system reboots. With the Linux 5.5 there is a big addition to livepatching and that is support for tracking the system state changes...

Godot 4.0 Vulkan Support Continues Progressing - GI System Overhauled

3. Listopad 2019 - 13:05
Godot 4.0 continues to be worked on with much excitement by lead developer Juan Linietsky and others. While continuing to advance the Vulkan code in general for its introduction in Godot 4.0, over the past month most of the development efforts were focused on global illumination...

KDE's Dolphin Now Lets Users Know What's Preventing A Drive From Being Unmounted

3. Listopad 2019 - 12:57
For those wondering what KDE developers are up to at the start of November, KDE's Nate Graham has published his latest weekly blog post highlighting the new developments in the KDE space...