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AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 Announced As A Small Form Factor $199 USD Workstation Card

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 22:13
For those looking for a small form factor workstation-oriented graphics card or just a budget workstation GPU in general, AMD today announced the Radeon Pro WX 3200...

Security-Focused Whonix Linux Is Now Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" - Softpedia News

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 21:55
Security-Focused Whonix Linux Is Now Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"  Softpedia News

Patrick Schleizer announced today the release and general availability of the Whonix Linux 15 operating system, a major release of this security- and ...

Online Censorship Is Coming--Here's How to Stop It - Linux Journal

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 21:21
Online Censorship Is Coming--Here's How to Stop It  Linux Journal

EU's upload filters are coming. Why and how the Open Source world must fight them. A year ago, I warned about some terrible copyright legislation being drawn ...

NVIDIA Announces GeForce RTX 2060 / 2070 / 2080 SUPER GPUs

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 21:15
Following weeks of leaks and other rumors, NVIDIA today finally lifted the lid on their new "SUPER" line-up with the revised RTX 2060 / RTX 2070 / RTX 2080 graphics cards with more competitive value especially in light of AMD's Radeon RX 5700 series offerings coming to market next week...

AMD "GFX8" Hardware Now Has Expanded DCC Support With RADV Vulkan Driver

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 21:07
The latest work by Valve open-source Linux graphics driver contributor Samuel Pitoiset is on offering Delta Color Compression (DCC) support for layers with the Vulkan RADV driver...

Mir 1.3 Released With Wayland Improvements, New AL Features

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:52
Mir 1.3 was released today as the newest version of Canonical's project making it easier to write desktop shells with Wayland support...

NVIDIA 418.52.14 Linux Driver Brings Full-Screen Exclusive & Calibrated Timestamps

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:34
NVIDIA released update Vulkan beta drivers on Monday for both Windows and Linux...

Will AMD's New Radeon RX 5700 Series Graphics Cards Support Linux At Launch? - Forbes

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:27
Will AMD's New Radeon RX 5700 Series Graphics Cards Support Linux At Launch?  Forbes

We're days away from AMD's new 7nm Radeon gaming GPUs, so how's Linux support shaping up?

Linux’s success in servers could pose problems for the Linux desktop - SlashGear

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 18:35
Linux’s success in servers could pose problems for the Linux desktop  SlashGear

The cat is out of the bag and Steve Ballmer's worst nightmare has just come true. Microsoft, once the most outspoken enemy of Linux and open source software,

Valve's Steam Survey Data Shows Linux Usage Pulling Back During June

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 18:28
While Linux usage of Steam as a percentage has generally been flat or ticking up slightly each month since last year when Valve introduced Steam Play for allowing many Windows games to run gracefully on Linux, during June was the first time in a while seeing a decline...

Valve's Steam Survey Data Shows Linux Usage Pulling Back During June - Phoronix

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 18:28
Valve's Steam Survey Data Shows Linux Usage Pulling Back During June  Phoronix

While Linux usage of Steam as a percentage has generally been flat or ticking up slightly each month since last year when Valve introduced Steam Play for ...

Backbox Linux Releases Update To Version 6.0 - Rogue Media Labs

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 17:22
Backbox Linux Releases Update To Version 6.0  Rogue Media Labs

While I was away last month I got an interesting email/request by Backbox Linux Community Staff to release an article covering the release of their latest version; ...

Microsoft Says Linux Surpassed Windows on Azure - Softpedia News

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 16:43
Microsoft Says Linux Surpassed Windows on Azure  Softpedia News

“Microsoft loves Linux” is something that we hear every once in a while, especially from Microsofties who try to get the software giant more involved into this ...

Make Linux stronger with firewalls

opensource.com - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:03

Everyone's heard of firewalls, even if only as a plot device in a TV cybercrime drama. Many people also know that their computer is (likely) running a firewall, but fewer people understand how to take control of their firewall when necessary.


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What makes a good code review in DevOps?

opensource.com - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:01

Improving the software development lifecycle, the speed we deliver software to customers, and the quality of that software are all great premises of DevOps. They are goals that the tools and techniques prescribed by the DevOps movement attempt to achieve. As a developer, I feel freer to make changes rapidly, not just to source code, but also to infrastructure and configuration code. As a DevOps practitioner, my goal is to balance that freedom with quality and security. How? One tool we can use is code reviews.


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One CI/CD pipeline per product to rule them all

opensource.com - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:00

When I joined the cloud ops team, responsible for cloud operations and engineering process streamlining, at WorkSafeBC, I shared my dream for one instrumented pipeline, with one continuous integration build and continuous deliveries for every product.


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How to Install VNC Server on RHEL 8

Tecmint - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:29
VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a popular platform for graphical desktop sharing which allows you to remotely access, view and control other computers over a network such as the Internet. VNC uses the Remote...

Linux usage on Azure now surpasses Windows - Technology Decisions

Google News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:20
Linux usage on Azure now surpasses Windows  Technology Decisions

A Microsoft developer has revealed that usage of Linux on the company's Azure Cloud now exceeds Windows.

Godot Engine 4.0 Continues Working Towards Vulkan Support

Phoronix - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:25
Godot lead developer Juan Linietsky has been spending much of his time working on porting their open-source game engine to Vulkan for the Godot 4.0 release to follow Godot 3.2. Good progress is being made in getting this increasingly popular game engine rendering with Vulkan...

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