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Chrome 115 Beta Brings Borderless Mode Developer Trial For Web Apps

Phoronix - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 06:26
Following yesterday's release of Chrome 114, Google today promoted the Chrome 115 series to beta...

AMDGPU Linux Driver Enabling FreeSync Video By Default, Improved Power Savings

Phoronix - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 04:13
AMD's open-source Linux graphics driver engineers have out a rather significant set of patches this week to their display code "DC" for the AMDGPU kernel graphics driver...

Ubuntu Details Initial Plans For Immutable Linux Desktop With Ubuntu Core & Snaps

Phoronix - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 02:00
For next year's Ubuntu 24.04 LTS release, Canonical is planning to offer an Ubuntu Core based immutable desktop OS flavor as an alternative to the traditional Ubuntu Desktop image. A new blog post today outlines Ubuntu Core usage for an immutable Linux desktop...

Fedora 39 To Raise Its vm.max_map_count To Satisfy Some Steam Play Games

Phoronix - Thu, 06/01/2023 - 01:19
There's been a proposal in the works for Fedora 39 to raise its default vm.max_map_count in order to satisfy some Windows games running on Linux via Valve's Steam Play. A revised proposal has now been approved by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee...

openSUSE Aeon & openSUSE Kalpa Announced For MicroOS Desktop Spins

Phoronix - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 23:49
The openSUSE project announced that MicroOS Desktop GNOME has been renamed to openSUSE Aeon and MicroOS Desktop Plasma is now known as openSUSE Kalpa...

Linux Foundation Launches RISC-V Software Ecosystem Project

Phoronix - Wed, 05/31/2023 - 23:31
Linux Foundation Europe has announced the RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE) Project to help facilitate more performant, commercial-ready software for the RISC-V processor architecture...