Open-source News

Intel's Linux CPU Temperature Driver Being Adapted To Handle 128+ CPU Cores

Phoronix - Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:25
Intel's CPU temperature driver "coretemp" within the Linux kernel is being adapted so it can report CPU core temperatures in excess of 128 cores...

Mainline Linux Support Is Being Worked On For A $100~200 ARM Handheld Gaming Console

Phoronix - Tue, 12/05/2023 - 03:43
If the likes of the Steam Deck or ASUS ROG Ally are out of your budget or you just prefer enjoying more classic, less demanding games, there are Linux kernel patches being floated to allow mainline support for a sub-$200 ARM-powered handheld gaming console...

"Panthor" DRM Driver Coming Together For Newer Arm Mali GPUs

Phoronix - Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:28
Being worked on recently by Boris Brezillon at Collabora is Panthor, a new Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver for supporting the newer Arm Mali graphics processors...

Flowblade 2.12 Video Editor Brings Faster Proxy Rendering, Continued GTK4 Porting

Phoronix - Mon, 12/04/2023 - 23:19
Flowblade 2.12 is now available as this multi-track, non-linear video editor for Linux systems. Shotcut as another open-source video editor also recently put out a new version too...

AMD Posts Linux Patches For QoS RMID Pinning / ABMC

Phoronix - Mon, 12/04/2023 - 22:59
One of the latest Linux kernel patch series posted by AMD Linux engineers is for enabling an AMD QoS RMID pinning feature found within their latest generation processors...

AWS Nitro Secure Module Driver Going Upstream For Linux 6.8

Phoronix - Mon, 12/04/2023 - 22:44
As part of AWS Nitro Enclaves, coming for the Linux 6.8 kernel in the new year is a Nitro Secure Module driver...