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GNOME 47 Alpha Released With Accent Color Support & Wayland-Only Build Option

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 20:51
The alpha release of GNOME 47 is now available for testing and comes with a number of shiny new features for this big open-source desktop update due out in September...

Patch Posted For Finally Reporting Intel Graphics Card Fan Speeds Under Linux

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 20:17
A patch posted for the Intel i915 kernel graphics driver finally allows for fan speed reporting with Arc Graphics and other Intel discrete graphics cards under Linux...

AMD Submits Final Set Of RDNA4 GPU Enablement Patches Aiming For Linux 6.11

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 18:55
Last week it was noted AMD would be squeezing in more patches for "new IPs" to "get them tied off" with the upcoming Linux 6.11 cycle. This is principally about RDNA4 support and sure enough on Friday more patches were submitted to DRM-Next...

Linux 6.11 I2C Brings Arrow Lake H Support & Completes Slave/Master Transition

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 18:47
The I2C host changes are ready for the upcoming Linux 6.11 merge window...

Pingora 0.3 Released With Support For HTTP Modules

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 18:17
Pingora started out as an in-house replacement to Cloudflare's Nginx usage that was written in Rust and eventually open-sourced earlier this year. Pingora has evolved into a Rust framework for building fast and reliable networked systems. Ending out the week is the release of Pingora 0.3 as the latest step forward for this Rust code that is widely used within the confines of Cloudflare...

Git 2.46-rc0 Continues Preparations For Switching To SHA256 By Default WIth Git 3.0

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 18:12
Git 2.46-rc0 was published on Friday as the first tagged development release on the trek toward Git 2.46...

GNOME's Wild Week From Leadership Change To More STF-Driven Improvements

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 12:00
This Week in GNOME is out with their latest issue to highlight all of the interesting work that has taken place over the past seven days in the GNOME camp...

OBS Studio 30.2 Released With Native NVENC Encode On Linux, More Shared Texture Support

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 08:25
For fans of OBS Studio as a popular cross-platform solution for gaming live-streamers and used for other desktop screen-casting purposes, OBS Studio 30.2 is now available as stable...

COSMIC Desktop Very Close To Alpha Release, Adds Compositor Multi-Threading

Phoronix - Sat, 07/13/2024 - 04:01
System76 continues working vigorously on COSMIC, their Rust-written Linux desktop environment being written for Pop!_OS and to see availability on other Linux distributions as well. They are finishing up last minute changes before putting the flag on a COSMIC alpha release...

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