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20 Linux YUM (Yellowdog Updater, Modified) Commands for Package Management

Tecmint - 2 hours 37 min ago
The post 20 Linux YUM (Yellowdog Updater, Modified) Commands for Package Management first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .

In this article, we will learn how to install, update, remove, find packages, manage packages and repositories on Linux systems using YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) tool developed by RedHat. The example commands shown in

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Make music on Linux with Ardour

opensource.com - 2 hours 40 min ago

If ever you've been curious about making music, you'll be pleased to know that the open source digital audio workstation Ardour makes it easy and fun, regardless of your level of experience. Ardour is one of those unique applications that manages to span beginner-level hobbyists all the way to production-critical professionals and serves both equally well. Part of what makes it great is its flexibility in how you can accomplish any given task and how most common tasks have multiple levels of possible depth.


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How to Install Zend OPcache in Debian and Ubuntu

Tecmint - 6 hours 40 min ago
The post How to Install Zend OPcache in Debian and Ubuntu first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .

This article was earlier written for APC (Alternative PHP Cache), but APC is deprecated and no longer working with PHP 5.4 onwards, now you should use OPcache for better and faster performance as explained

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Intel, Arm & Khronos Feel Ready to Land SPIR-V Backend Within LLVM

Phoronix - 10 hours 35 min ago
Engineers from Intel and Arm in cooperation with The Khronos Group feel ready now to begin landing their SPIR-V back-end within the upstream LLVM source tree! This SPIR-V back-end for LLVM would ultimately allow LLVM front-ends for different languages to more easily target this industry-standard shader representation so that it could be ingested by Vulkan / OpenCL drivers...

Ubuntu Rethinking Its Initramfs Compression Strategy

Phoronix - 15 hours 4 min ago
While Ubuntu switched from LZ4 to Zstd for compressing its initramfs, they now are finding they were too aggressive in defaulting to Zstd with the highest compression level of 19. Due to speed and memory consumption concerns, they are looking at lowering their Zstd compression level...

AMD Linux EDAC Driver Prepares For Zen 4, RDDR5 / LRDDR5 Memory

Phoronix - 15 hours 45 min ago
AMD's Linux engineers continue preparing for next-gen EPYC server processors based on Zen 4 and supporting DDR5 memory...

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