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Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Is Now Available For Testing

10. Srpen 2019 - 15:23
For those with extra time on their hands over the weekend and having a spare Ubuntu Touch supported mobile device, Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 is now available in testing form...

GNU Radio Sees Its First Release In More Than Six Years

10. Srpen 2019 - 13:03
After being in development for more than six years, GNU Radio 3.8 is now available and is in fact considered a minor release update...

Google Chrome 77 Enters Beta

10. Srpen 2019 - 12:10
Following the Chrome 76 release from just over one week ago, Google has now issued the beta for the Chrome/Chromium 77 series...

GNOME Shell & Mutter Reach The 3.34 Beta Milestone With Last-Minute Changes

10. Srpen 2019 - 12:02
Earlier this week was the GNOME 3.34 beta release that also marked the UI/feature/API/ABI freezes for this six month update to the GNOME desktop The GNOME Shell and Mutter are late to the party but on Friday evening saw their 3.33.90 (3.34 beta) releases...

Intel SVT-HEVC 1.4 Brings GStreamer Plug-In, HDR Feature

10. Srpen 2019 - 0:44
Intel's open-source SVT video encoder team today released a new feature update to their HEVC/H.265 open-source video encoder...

AMD Sends Out Initial Linux Driver Support For "Renoir" APUs

9. Srpen 2019 - 17:31
AMD is striking well over the past month with their Linux hardware bring-up. In the past month we've seen the Navi 10/12/14 support get in order for Linux as well as support for the future Vega-based Arcturus GPU and now we see the initial enablement patches for their next-generation APUs, Renoir...

GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742

9. Srpen 2019 - 12:00
While AMD's hardware folks were launching the EPYC 7002 series, their software crew was pushing out the AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 2.0 with support/optimizations for the Zen 2 micro-architecture. Using the top-end AMD EPYC 7742 in a 2P Linux server configuration, here are C/C++ compiler benchmarks looking at the performance when built by the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), LLVM Clang, and AOCC 2.0.

F2FS Case-Insensitive Support Is Pending Ahead Of The Linux 5.4 Kernel

9. Srpen 2019 - 11:00
EXT4 set off the new trend for opt-in, per-directory case-insensitive file/folder support on Linux systems. EXT4 picked up that optional case-insensitive support for Linux 5.2 while the for Linux 5.4 kernel cycle the Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) is set to receive similar support...

A Modern Supermicro Kabylake Xeon Motherboard Now Supports Coreboot

9. Srpen 2019 - 10:27
While the tide may be eventually turning, as it stands today for those wanting to run Coreboot on x86 desktop/server hardware you are largely limited to generations-old platforms. But now there is a new option and that is a Coreboot port having been completed to a modern Supermicro motherboard for use with Intel Xeon "Kabylake" processors...

Sway 1.2-RC1 Released For The i3-Inspired Wayland Compositor

9. Srpen 2019 - 10:03
Drew DeVault is working on buttoning up the Sway 1.2 Wayland compositor release as the newest feature update to this i3 window manager inspired compositor...

Ubuntu's Yaru Desktop Theme Seeing Updates - Big Update Against GTK's Latest Adwaita

9. Srpen 2019 - 9:53
Canonical's designers have been working to update their Yaru desktop theme ahead of the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine" release...

Proton 4.11-2 Pulls In Newest DXVK While Fixing High Refresh Rates For Older Games

8. Srpen 2019 - 21:12
Following the big Proton 4.11 update for Valve's Steam Play that just arrived over one week ago, a second update to this Wine-derived software is now available for enhancing the Windows games on Linux experience...

Summing Up The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Performance In One Graphic

8. Srpen 2019 - 17:00
If you didn't have a chance since last night to check out our benchmarks of the AMD EPYC 7742 and EPYC 7502 Linux performance, I certainly encourage you to do so. Even if you aren't a server enthusiast, it's incredible to see the engineering achievement of AMD with Zen 2 and how the race is certainly back on in the CPU space. If you are short on time, here's the quick summary of our initial AMD EPYC 7002 benchmark results...

Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Released - Switches To Using 19.04's Linux 5.0 HWE

8. Srpen 2019 - 15:14
Canonical has announced the immediate availability of Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS as the newest update to this long-term support series...

How Can AMD EPYC "Rome" 7002 Series Be Even Better? Open-Source BIOS / Coreboot

8. Srpen 2019 - 12:00
By now you've likely seen the fantastic performance out of AMD's new "Rome" 7002 series processors. The performance is phenomenal and generally blowing well past Intel's Xeon Cascade Lake processors. So that's all good and it can get even better outside of performance: I asked AMD about the prospects of Coreboot / open-source BIOS support and got a surprising response...

LibreOffice 6.3 Released With Better Performance, UI Enhancements

8. Srpen 2019 - 11:47
After a slight delay, The Document Foundation this morning announced the release of the LibreOffice 6.3 cross-platform open-source office suite...

Red Hat Joins The RISC-V Foundation

8. Srpen 2019 - 10:57
Red Hat has joined the RISC-V Foundation to help foster this open-source processor ISA...

GTK-VNC 1.0 Released With GTK3 Requirement & Other Improvements

8. Srpen 2019 - 10:48
Yesterday marked the release of GTK-VNC 1.0 as GNOME's VNC viewer widget for the GTK tool-kit...

AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 2.0 Released With Zen 2 Support

8. Srpen 2019 - 10:37
Coinciding with yesterday's glorious AMD EPYC "Rome" 7002 series CPU launch, AMD's software folks released AOCC 2.0 as their LLVM/Clang-based compiler optimized for Zen processors. AOCC 2.0 brings optimized compiler support now for Zen 2 processors not just only the EPYC 7002 line-up but also the Ryzen 3000 series consumer processors...

Libinput 1.14 Released With Dell Canvas Totem Support, Touchpad Improvements

8. Srpen 2019 - 10:28
Version 1.14 of the libinput library for unified input handling on Linux X.Org and Wayland systems is now available...