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How to Fix ERROR 1130 (HY000): Host is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

Tecmint - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:19

In this quick article, you will learn how to solve the “ERROR 1130 (HY000): Host x.x.x.x is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server” error in MySQL/MariaDB database deployment on a Linux system.

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Run Linux apps on your Chromebook - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:01

Chromebooks have been a game-changer for PreK-12 school systems, enabling them to purchase low-cost laptop computers for students, teachers, and administrators to use. While Chromebooks have always been powered by a Linux-based operating system (Chrome OS), until recently, there was no way to run most Linux apps on one.

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Create transparency in your game graphics with GIMP - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:00

Whether you're programming a game or an app with Python or Lua, you're probably using PNG graphics for your game assets. An advantage of the PNG format, which is not available in a JPEG, is the ability to store an alpha channel. Alpha is, essentially, the "color" of invisibility or transparency. Alpha is the part of an image you don't see.

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VKD3D 1.2 Is Ready To Offer Better Direct3D 12 To Vulkan Support

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:55
Patches pending for VKD3D take this Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation library up to version 1.2. This library continues advancing in pushing along the D3D12-over-Vulkan performance primarily for Windows games on Linux just as DXVK has done for D3D9 through D3D11...

Panfrost With Linux 5.10 To Support Mali GPU On Amlogic G12B SoCs

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:09
Sent out on Monday were a last batch of drm-misc-next changes to queue for the Linux 5.10 merge window opening next month...

Radeon ROCm 3.8 Released With Hipfort For Fortran On GPUs, Data Center Tool

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:34
Version 3.8 of ROCm, the Radeon Open eCosystem, is now available. This release continues making more progress on preparing the ROCm graphics compute stack for the upcoming large AMD supercomputer deployments and other data center usage...

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Released With More Phones Supported, UI Improvements

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 06:28
The UBports community has announced the release of Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 as their newest over-the-air update to this Ubuntu mobile operating system...

Peace Out, Pixelbook - Droid Life

Google News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 05:48
Peace Out, Pixelbook  Droid Life

openSUSE Tumbleweed vs. Leap 15.2 vs. Jump Alpha Benchmarks

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 03:27
Following the recent alpha debut of the openSUSE Jump distribution for testing that is working to synchronize SUSE Linux Enterprise with openSUSE Leap, there was an inquiry made about the performance of it. So for addressing that premium member's question, here are some benchmarks carried out recently of the latest openSUSE Leap 15.2 against the openSUSE Jump in its early state against the rolling-release openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Oracle To Stick With Solaris "11.4" For Continuous Delivery SRU Releases

Phoronix - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 01:24
With no new indications of Solaris 12 or Solaris and given the past layoffs and previous announcements from Oracle, today's statement that Solaris 11.4 will remain as their continuous delivery model with monthly SRU releases come as little surprise...