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OpenSSH 8.4 Brings Better Support For FIDO/2FA Keys

Phoronix - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 18:41
Version 8.4 of OpenSSH has been released and among its wide assortment of changes is a lot of continued work on FIDO/2FA key handling...

Vulkan 1.2.155 Released With EXT_shader_image_atomic_int64

Phoronix - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 18:27
Vulkan 1.2.155 is out this morning as a small weekly update over last week's spec revision that brought the Vulkan Portability Extension 1.0 for easing software-based Vulkan implementations running atop other graphics APIs...

Broadcom Has 200G Ethernet Link Speed Support Coming To Its Driver For Linux 5.10

Phoronix - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:34
Broadcom engineers have prepared their Linux network driver infrastructure for supporting 200G link speeds...

Create template files in GNOME - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:02

I just stumbled onto a new (to me) feature of the GNOME desktop that enables you to create a document template. A template is generally an empty shell of a document with certain things configured and is often referred to as boilerplate. An example might be a letterhead for a law firm, with its corporate title and address at the top. Another might be a bank or insurance carrier letter that contains certain disclaimers in the footer at the bottom of the document.

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Add sound to your Python game - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:01

This is part 13 in an ongoing series about creating video games in Python 3 using the Pygame module. Previous articles are:

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5 ways to conduct user research with an open source mindset - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:00

There are common beliefs about user experiences—the best ones are user-centered, iterative, and intuitive. When user experience (UX) research is conducted, user stories about these experiences are collected—but the research methods chosen inform user experiences, too.

So, what makes for an engaging research experience, and how can methods evolve alongside products to better connect with users?

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How to Monitor Apache Performance Using mod_status in Ubuntu

Tecmint - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:28

While you can always have a peek at Apache log files to get information about your webserver such as active connections, you can get a very detailed overview of your web server’s performance by

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How to Install Roundcube Webmail on CentOS/RHEL 8/7

Tecmint - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 12:40

Roundcube is a free and open-source, fully-featured web-based multilingual IMAP webmail software, with an application-like user interface that is fully functional and customizable, and uses the latest web standards. It is built using PHP

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MSM Adreno DRM Driver For Linux 5.10 Has DisplayPort, Per-Process Pagetables

Phoronix - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 12:23
Rob Clark who founded the Freedreno/MSM driver project and current Googler sent in the MSM direct rendering manager driver updates targeting the upcoming Linux 5.10 merge window. This time around the Adreno kernel graphics/display driver has some notable additions...