Open-source News

Rav1e 0.1 Marks This Rust-Written AV1 Encoder's First Official Release

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 20:59
Rav1e has been in development for more than one year now as the "safest and fastest AV1 encoder" thanks to being written in Rust while now their first official release is available...

Google's trusted hardware initiative is open source, pixel-precise postal codes, and more open source news - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 16:00

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's trusted hardware initiative, Australia's open source notification service, pixel-precise postal codes, and more!

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Radeon Software For Linux Updated With Radeon RX 5500 Series Support

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 13:08
Radeon Software for Linux 19.30 has been the driver release branch since July for the AMD Linux packaged driver stack. That 19.30 driver was introduced with the AMD Radeon RX 5700 "Navi" support while now a slightly updated stack was released...

Valve's Proton 4.11-8 Begins Bundling VKD3D, Improves Rockstar Launcher Support

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:00
Valve earlier today pushed out Proton 4.11-8 as the newest update to their Wine-based software powering Steam Play for handling Windows games on Linux...

NVIDIA 390.132 Linux Driver Released For Legacy Fermi Support

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:41
Not nearly as exciting as the recent NVIDIA 440 Linux driver series going stable but for those with older Fermi graphics cards and wanting to use the latest NVIDIA binary driver experience, their 390 series legacy driver series has been updated...

AMDVLK 2019.Q4.2 Brings Several More Extensions, Game Tuning

Phoronix - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:49
AMDVLK 2019.Q4.2 is out today as AMD's second open-source Radeon Vulkan Linux driver update for the fourth quarter...