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Linux Mint 19.2 Beta jetzt erhältlich - Nau.ch

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 04:10
Linux Mint 19.2 Beta jetzt erhältlich  Nau.ch

Die Beta von Linux Mint Version 19.2 ist ab sofort erhältlich. «Tina» kommt mit verbessertem Update-Manager und komfortablerer System-Optimierung daher.

Pango 1.44 Is Coming Thanks To The Revival By GNOME Developers

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 04:00
Back in May there were the plans shared by Red Hat's Matthias Clasen to work out some improvements to the Pango layout engine library after going fairly stale in recent years. That work is coming to fruition with a Pango 1.44 release looking like it will be here soon with new features...

Oracle Linux 8 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:21
Oracle Linux 8 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

Oracle has announced the general availability of Oracle Linux 8. With the release, the core operating environment and associated packages for a typical Oracle ...

Zstd 1.4.1 Further Improves Decode Speed, Other Optimizations

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:20
Zstd 1.4.1 is out today as a maintenance release to Facebook's Zstandard compression algorithm but with this update comes even more performance optimizations...

VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:20
VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

VMware is acquiring Austin, Texas-based Bitfusion in a move to boost its ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads in its ...

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:19
First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS. Fedora community has announced the preview release of Fedora CoreOS. The initial preview release of Fedora ...

Oracle Linux 8 Released

Linux.com - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:17

Oracle has announced the general availability of Oracle Linux 8. With the release, the core operating environment and associated packages for a typical Oracle Linux 8 server are distributed through a combination of BaseOS and Applications Streams. BaseOS gives you a running user space for the operating environment. Application Streams provides a range of applications that were previously distributed in Software Collections, as well as other products and programs, that can run within the user space.

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS

Linux.com - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:12

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS

VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion

Linux.com - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:07

VMware is acquiring Austin, Texas-based Bitfusion in a move to boost its ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads in its core vSphere virtualization platform. Bitfusion last year joined VMware’s Technology Alliance Partner program. It later linked its FlexDirect platform with VMware and Mellanox for attaching GPUs to any virtual machine (VM) and be part of a common infrastructure resource pool.

Source: SDX Central

Debian-based deepin 15.11 Linux distribution now available for download - BetaNews

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 02:19
Debian-based deepin 15.11 Linux distribution now available for download  BetaNews

deepin is the most beautiful desktop operating system on the planet, besting both macOS, and Windows. Hell, it is even prettier than all other Linux distributions ...

EvilGnome, A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Users - ISBuzz News

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 02:08
EvilGnome, A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Users  ISBuzz News

According to this link, https://thehackernews.com/2019/07/linux-gnome-spyware.html, security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Linux spyware that's ...

Neon: A Wannabe Linux Distro For KDE Lovers - LinuxInsider.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 01:11
Neon: A Wannabe Linux Distro For KDE Lovers  LinuxInsider.com

KDE Neon is a bit of an oddball Linux thing. Linuxland has an impressive collection of oddball things. Neon looks and feels much like a Linux distribution, but its ...

Neon: A Wannabe Linux Distro For KDE Lovers - LinuxInsider.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 01:11
Neon: A Wannabe Linux Distro For KDE Lovers  LinuxInsider.com

KDE Neon is a bit of an oddball Linux thing. Linuxland has an impressive collection of oddball things. Neon looks and feels much like a Linux distribution, but its ...

Linux Operating System Market SWOT Analysis by Augmentation from 2019-2025 | IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint - Daily Research Chronicle

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:46
Linux Operating System Market SWOT Analysis by Augmentation from 2019-2025 | IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint  Daily Research Chronicle

The report examines the global Linux Operating System market keeping in mind this the expansion & development, trade chain, import & export data of Linux ...

Linux Software Market 2019-2025 Growth & Size by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends & Forecasts - Boston Life News

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 21:48
Linux Software Market 2019-2025 Growth & Size by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends & Forecasts  Boston Life News

Global “Linux Software Market” (2019-2025) research report analyzed the current state in the definitions, classifications, applications, and industry chain ...

EvilGnome Is A Linux Spyware That Records Audio And Steals Your Files - Fossbytes

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 21:48
EvilGnome Is A Linux Spyware That Records Audio And Steals Your Files  Fossbytes

The Linux malware hides as a Gnome Shell extension and intends to spy on users. No known anti-virus software is currently capable of detecting the malware.

The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3

Phoronix - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:38
With last week's big DRM pull request for Linux 5.3 that brought Navi support most notably on the AMD side while Intel received HDR display support, continued Icelake/Gen11 work, and more, there weren't any changes to the open-source NVIDIA "Nouveau" driver. It was another unfortunate cycle of no major improvements for the Nouveau driver but at least sent out today were a set of new "fixes" for this driver that remains crippled on Maxwell GPUs and newer...

The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3 - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:38
The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3  Phoronix

With last week's big DRM pull request for Linux 5.3 that brought Navi support most notably on the AMD side while Intel received HDR display support, continued ...

Buying a Linux-ready laptop

opensource.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:22

Recently, I bought and started using a Tuxedo Book BC1507, a Linux laptop computer. Ten years ago, if someone had told me that, by the end of the decade, I could buy top-quality, "penguin-ready" laptops from companies such as System76, Slimbook, and Tuxedo, I probably would have laughed. Well, now I'm laughing, but with joy!


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