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Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" CRC Support Ready For Linux 5.9

Phoronix - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 19:00
Stemming from documentation released by NVIDIA last year, the forthcoming Linux 5.9 kernel will feature CRC support on the display side thanks to the development work by Red Hat...

Ruby on Rails 6.0 Slated For Fedora 33

Phoronix - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 18:41
Fedora 33 is already set to be one of their largest releases ever and it's only getting bigger...

How to Upgrade from RHEL 6 to RHEL 8

Tecmint - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 18:09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) is the first major release that offers in-place upgrades from the earlier RHEL major release (RHEL 6) to a new major release of RHEL 7 operating system.

New KDE Slimbook Released - Powered By AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

Phoronix - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 16:30
The KDE Slimbook is getting a big upgrade in the form of the ProX and ProX 15 that are powered by AMD's Ryzen 7 4800H "Renoir" processor for offering much better performance and all-around better specs...

Student Linux club refurbishes computers to support distance learning - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:03

This article is co-written by Cam Citrowske, a member of the Penguin Corps.

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The feature that makes D my favorite programming language - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:01

Back in 2017, I wrote about why the D programming language is a great choice for development. But there is one outstanding feature in D I didn't expand enough on: the Universal Function Call Syntax (UFCS). UFCS is a syntactic sugar in D that enables chaining any regular function on a type (string, number, boolean, etc.) like its member function of that type.

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6 ways to contribute to an open source alternative to Slack - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:00

Mattermost is a messaging platform built in Go and React for DevOps teams. You can discuss topics in channels, private groups, or one-to-one with rich Markdown formatting and easily share code snippets with syntax highlighting in more than 50 programming languages. You can self-host or deploy on a private cloud to connect in-house systems with plugins, Slack-compatible integrations, and extensive API support.

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