Open-source News

Canonical Gets Into Cloud Gaming & More With Anbox Cloud For Cloud-Based Android Apps/Gaming

Phoronix - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 19:48
Canonical this morning has announced Anbox Cloud for containerized workloads using Google's Android as the guest operating system...

Fedora's Scientific & Audio/Music Spins Could Be On Their Last Leg

Phoronix - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 19:12
Fedora 32 could be two spins lighter with two little known variants of Fedora Linux set to be removed unless maintainers step up...

Genode OS Draws Up 2020 Plans Of USB Audio, A Kernel Written In Ada

Phoronix - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:20
The Genode operating system framework that's been going strong for over a decade and continuing to employ a micro-kernel architecture continues to plan for an interesting future...

Read Reddit from the Linux terminal - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:04

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using.

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13 of the best React JavaScript frameworks - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:02

React.js and React Native are popular open source platforms for developing user interfaces (UIs); both rank well for desirability and use in StackOverflow's 2019 Developer Survey. React.js was developed by Facebook in 2011 as a JavaScript library to address the need for cross-platform, dynamic, and high-performing UIs, while React Native, which Facebook released in 2015, is used for building native applications using JavaScript.

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What you need to know about System76's open source firmware project - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:01

When you power on your computer, there’s a lot more going on than you might think. One of the most important elements involved is the embedded controller (EC). This is what is responsible for providing abstractions for the battery, charging system, keyboard, touchpad, suspend/resume, and thermal control, among others. These controllers are typically proprietary and usually run proprietary firmware.

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Never enough: Working openly with anxiety - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:00

Editor's note: This article is part of a series on working with mental health conditions. It details the author's personal experiences and is not meant to convey professional medical advice or guidance.

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How to Install a Kubernetes Cluster on CentOS 8

Tecmint - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:22
The process of installing a Kubernetes Cluster on CentOS 8 is almost similar to that of CentOS 7 (which you can go through here), but the process here has a few changes. These changes,...

Merging Of Flang/F18 Fortran Compiler Support Into LLVM Has Been Delayed

Phoronix - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:14
The modern F18/Flang Fortran front-end to LLVM had been set to land in the LLVM mono repository last Monday that could have made it included as part of the LLVM 10.0 branch set for that day. The LLVM 10.0 branching happened as planned but the landing of this Fortran support did not...

RHEL gold images in Azure and user experience improvements for Red Hat Cloud Access

Red Hat News - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:00

Red Hat’s Cloud Access program is one of the ways that Red Hat helps its customers use their Red Hat subscriptions in the public cloud. In the last few weeks we’ve introduced significant enhancements and new features we don’t want you to miss, including self-service access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) gold images directly in Microsoft Azure, and a number of customer experience improvements. 

Intel's Vulkan Driver Begins Making Infrastructure Changes For Multi-GPU Support

Phoronix - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:04
For months we have seen various Intel open-source Linux graphics driver patches that begin preparing for multi-GPU support where in moving forward with their Xe graphics cards there could be the iGPU + dGPU setup or even multiple Xe graphics cards in a single system. So far those Intel Linux multi-GPU preparations have been focused on their kernel-space driver while now it's reaching into user-space with their Vulkan driver seeing early infrastructure changes...