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PineTime Is A Linux Smartwatch To Work With The Linux Smartphone - Fossbytes

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:20
PineTime Is A Linux Smartwatch To Work With The Linux Smartphone  Fossbytes

Those who are frequent followers of Linux know that the open-source OS-based smartphones are trying to make a stand in a world where Android and iOS are ...

Feh is a light-weight command-line image viewer for Linux - Ghacks Technology News

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:27
Feh is a light-weight command-line image viewer for Linux  Ghacks Technology News

The default image viewer in most Linux distros is a fine option for many users, but if you want a distraction free alternative, Feh is a good option. Feh's interface is ...

Linux 5.3 Release – Main Changes, Arm, MIPS & RISC-V Architectures - CNX Software

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:55
Linux 5.3 Release – Main Changes, Arm, MIPS & RISC-V Architectures  CNX Software

Linus Torvalds has just announced the release of Linux 5.3: So we've had a fairly quiet last week, but I think it was good that we ended up having that.

Linux 5.3 Kernel Released With AMD Navi Support, Intel Speed Select & More

Phoronix - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 06:12
Linus Torvalds just went ahead and released the Linux 5.3 kernel as stable while now opening the Linux 5.4 merge window...

Huawei embraces deepin Linux as Microsoft Windows 10 future remains uncertain - BetaNews

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:30
Huawei embraces deepin Linux as Microsoft Windows 10 future remains uncertain  BetaNews

Huawei makes some of the best laptops around — the company actually puts Apple's design team to shame. This focus on elegance cannot be said for many ...

Sandboxie's path to open source, update on the Pentagon's open source initiative, open source in Hollywood, and more

opensource.com - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:30

In this edition of our open source news roundup, Sandboxie's path to open source, update on the Pentagon's adoption of open source, open source in Hollywood, and more!


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Minecraft Game Free Download for Linux - MobiTuner

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:15
Minecraft Game Free Download for Linux  MobiTuner

Minecraft is a Swedish video game. Minecraft is a Sandbox and survival game developer Markus Persson. Minecraft developed and published by Mojang.

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 – Research Report, Demand, Price, By Application, Region and Forecast to 2025 - The Market-News 24

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:04
Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 – Research Report, Demand, Price, By Application, Region and Forecast to 2025  The Market-News 24

This research study on “Linux Operating System market” reports offers the comparative assessment of Linux Operating System market and consist of Historical ...

AMD Dali APU Spotted On Linux Patch, Mobile Devices Could Have Budget APU in 2020 - Own Snap

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 02:11
AMD Dali APU Spotted On Linux Patch, Mobile Devices Could Have Budget APU in 2020  Own Snap

Salvador Dali apparently is going to be the inspiration for the next generation of APUs besides the Renoir APUs that have already been discussed because ...

Intel's Gallium3D Driver Is Running Much Faster Than Their Current OpenGL Linux Driver With Mesa 19.3 - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:46
Intel's Gallium3D Driver Is Running Much Faster Than Their Current OpenGL Linux Driver With Mesa 19.3  Phoronix

Last month I did some *fresh* benchmarks of Intel's new open-source OpenGL Linux driver with Mesa 19.2 and those results were looking good as tested with a ...

Intel's Gallium3D Driver Is Running Much Faster Than Their Current OpenGL Linux Driver With Mesa 19.3

Phoronix - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:44
Last month I did some fresh benchmarks of Intel's new open-source OpenGL Linux driver with Mesa 19.2 and those results were looking good as tested with a Core i9 9900K. Since then, more Intel Gallium3D driver improvements have landed for what will become Mesa 19.3 next quarter. In taking another look at their former/current and new OpenGL drivers, here are fresh benchmarks of the latest code using a Core i7 8700K desktop as well as a Core i7 8550U Dell XPS laptop.

Linux 5.4 Cycle To Begin With exFAT Driver, EPYC Improvements & New GPU Support

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 23:08
The Linux 5.3 kernel is expected to be released as stable today and that will mark the opening of the two-week Linux 5.4 merge window. Here is a look ahead at some of the material expected to make it into this next version of the Linux kernel that will also be the last major stable release of 2019...

KDE's KWin Options UI Improved, Various Other Enhancements During Akademy Week

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 22:28
KDE's annual Akademy developer conference took place this past week in Milan, Italy. But even with that in-person event the development of the KDE desktop environment didn't let up in landing new improvements...

Mesa Vulkan Drivers Now Tracking Game Engine/Version For Handling More Workarounds

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 21:22
Currently the Mesa OpenGL/Vulkan drivers have relied upon matching executable names for applying game/application-specific workarounds. But with Vulkan as part of the instance creation information and VkApplicationInfo it's possible to optionally advertise the rendering engine and version in use. The Mesa Vulkan drivers are now making use of that information to allow for more uniform workarounds...

How Google's Android Maintains A Stable Linux Kernel ABI

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 20:37
While the Linux kernel is well known for not offering a stable API/ABI, Google and other enterprise Linux distribution vendors tend to aim at providing their own stable ABI for the lifespan of their products. Google engineers talked in Portugal this week at Linux Plumbers Conference 2019 about some of their means to maintaining a stable API/ABI for Android's Linux kernel...

How Google's Android Maintains A Stable Linux Kernel ABI - Phoronix

Google News - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 20:37
How Google's Android Maintains A Stable Linux Kernel ABI  Phoronix

While the Linux kernel is well known for not offering a stable API/ABI, Google and other enterprise Linux distribution vendors tend to aim at providing their own ...

Fedora Is Beginning To Spin Workstation & Live Images For POWER

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 20:19
If you are running the likes of the Raptor Blackbird for a POWER open-source desktop and wanting to run Fedora on it, currently you need to use the Fedora "server" CLI installer and from there install the desired packages for a desktop. But moving forward, Fedora is beginning to spin Workstation and Live images for PPC64LE...

Intel Continues Investing In Execute-Only Memory Support For The Linux Kernel

Phoronix - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 20:05
One of the steps Intel's open-source developers continue working on for Linux is supporting "execute only memory" that will already work with some of today's processors and serve as another defense for bettering the security of systems particularly in a virtualized environment...

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