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GCC 10 Compiler Picks Up New Scheduler Model & Cost Tables For AMD Zen 2 Processors

Phoronix - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:54
While AMD developers published their "Znver2" compiler patches for Zen 2 originally back in November, months ahead of the recent Ryzen 3000 series launch, this compiler support was incomplete as it re-used the existing scheduler model and costs table of Znver1. Now though one of SUSE's compiler experts who often works in cooperation with AMD has published the new Znver2 scheduler model and costs table for Zen 2...

Dropbox walks back its own decision; brings back support for ZFS, XFS, Btrfs, and eCryptFS on Linux - Packt Hub

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:34
Dropbox walks back its own decision; brings back support for ZFS, XFS, Btrfs, and eCryptFS on Linux  Packt Hub

Today, Dropbox notified users that it has brought back support for ZFS and XFS on 64-bit Linux systems, and Btrfs and eCryptFS on all Linux systems in its Beta ...

Audio Component Support Being Worked On For The Radeon & Nouveau Drivers

Phoronix - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:25
Linux sound maintainer Takashi Iwai of SUSE has posted a set of patches implementing HD audio component notifier support for the Radeon and Nouveau DRM kernel drivers...

Darling Picks Up New Contributors For Its macOS Compatibility Layer On Linux

Phoronix - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:17
Darling is the long-standing (albeit for some years idling) effort to allow macOS binaries to run on Linux that is akin to Wine but focused on an Apple macOS layer rather than Windows. This summer it's been moving along and seeing some new developer contributions...

Darling Picks Up New Contributors For Its macOS Compatibility Layer On Linux - Phoronix

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:17
Darling Picks Up New Contributors For Its macOS Compatibility Layer On Linux  Phoronix

Darling is the long-standing (albeit for some years idling) effort to allow macOS binaries to run on Linux that is akin to Wine but focused on an Apple macOS ...

Open Invention Network Community Welcomes Groupe Renault - Yahoo Finance

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 18:00
Open Invention Network Community Welcomes Groupe Renault  Yahoo Finance

Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, announced today that Groupe Renault, has joined as a community ...

Building an organization that's always learning: Tips for leaders

opensource.com - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:02

In open organizations, informal learning is critical to success. "Informal learning" accounts for all learning that occurs outside a training program, a classroom, or another formalized instruction setting. Unlike the learning in these formalized learning settings, informal learning is unstructured, personal, and voluntary.


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JavaScript's surprising rise from the ashes of the browser wars on Command Line Heroes

opensource.com - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:01

The third season of the Command Line Heroes podcast continues its look at the history of the programming languages we depend on every day. Episode 3, released today, investigates the origin of JavaScript. Here's the unlikely story of how it happened.


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Getting help for Linux shell built-ins - Network World

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:00
Getting help for Linux shell built-ins  Network World

Linux built-ins are commands that are part of a user's shell. Sandra Henry-Stocker explains how to recognize them and get help on their use.

9 people for sysadmins to follow on Twitter

opensource.com - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:00

While Twitter certainly isn't the most open source platform, the open source community on the social network brings a lot of great minds together on a daily basis. The site, as I see it, also democratizes access to these brilliant minds since we're all just one @ away.


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How to Install NTP in RHEL 8

Tecmint - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 14:19
Having an accurate system time on a Linux server is very important because of several system components such as Cron and Anacron, backup scripts and much more work based on time. Accurate timekeeping can...

Fedora Developers Discuss Raising Base Requirement To AVX2 CPU Support

Phoronix - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00
An early change being talked about for Fedora 32, due out in the spring of next year, is raising the x86_64 CPU requirements for running Fedora Linux. When initially hearing of this plan, the goal is even more ambitious than I was initially thinking: AVX2...

Company of Heroes 2 for macOS and Linux: Commanders update out now - TweakTown

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 11:30
Company of Heroes 2 for macOS and Linux: Commanders update out now  TweakTown

Feral Interactive today announced that Company of Heroes 2, the ever-popular WWII strategy game, has been updated with five new Commanders. Originally ...

ESET unveils new version of File Security for Linux - Help Net Security

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:00
ESET unveils new version of File Security for Linux  Help Net Security

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has launched Version 7.0 of their ESET File Security for Linux product. ESET File Security for Linux provides advanced ...

Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta - CRN Australia

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 09:09
Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta  CRN Australia

Dropbox has walked back its November 2018 decision to stop working with filesystems popular among Linux users.

Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta - iTnews

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 09:04
Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta  iTnews

Dropbox has walked back its November 2018 decision to stop working with filesystems popular among Linux users. That decision saw the sync 'n' share giant ...

Coreboot 4.10 Released With New Support For Many Chromebooks & Random Motherboards

Phoronix - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 08:54
Coreboot 4.10 was released today with some 2,500+ commits over the past eight months for this increasingly popular open-source alternative to proprietary BIOS implementations...

Quick Change in CEO's at SUSE Linux - ITPro Today

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 08:37
Quick Change in CEO's at SUSE Linux  ITPro Today

In two weeks, a new chief executive officer will be taking the reins at SUSE, the Germany-based software company best known for its SUSE Linux Enterprise line ...

One Mix 1S Yoga mini laptop Linux test - Liliputing

Google News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 06:52
One Mix 1S Yoga mini laptop Linux test  Liliputing

The One Mix 1S Yoga mini laptop ships with Windows 10… but like most modern PCs you can also a different operating system on it. And like most mini laptops ...

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