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Wine Staging 9.11 Released With A Patch For A 17 Year Old Bug Report

Phoronix - Sun, 06/16/2024 - 07:09
Building off Friday's release of Wine 9.11 as that newest bi-weekly development release, Wine Staging 9.11 has been released with some 428 patches re-based atop this latest upstream Wine code...

New Linux Change Helps Ensure AMD Ryzen With NVMe Works After Resuming From Suspend

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 21:50
A Linux power management change merged on Friday aims to help ensure AMD Ryzen systems with NVMe solid-state drive storage will work properly when resuming from suspend...

GNOME Papers Document Viewer Making Progress As GTK4-Based Evince Fork

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 18:37
GNOME's longtime document viewer, Evince, was recently forked as GNOME Papers and saw its first release a few weeks back. This new GNOME document viewer has been ported from GTK3 to GTK4 and also brings an improved user interface and other refinements...

Apple M4 Support Added To The LLVM Compiler, Confirming Its ISA Capabilities

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 18:06
Apple compiler engineers have contributed Apple M4 CPU support to the upstream LLVM/Clang compiler via the new -mcpu=apple-m4 target. Interestingly the Apple M4 is exposed as an ARMv8.7 derived design...

KDE Plasma 6.1 Prepares For Release Next Week

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 17:47
KDE Plasma 6.1 is preparing for release next week on 18 June. KDE developers this week have thus been very busy with last minute finishing touches to this updated desktop while also already beginning feature work on Plasma 6.2...

Wine 9.11 Released With More Monitor DPI Awareness Improvements

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 12:00
Wine 9.11 is now available as the newest bi-weekly development release of this open-source software for enjoying Windows games and applications under Linux and other platforms. With Wine 9.11 we are now roughly at the half-way point before Wine's typical feature freeze and release candidate start that typically begins around early December and this cycle will lead up to the Wine 10.0 stable release in early 2025...

KDE Receives New Human Interface Guidelines For 2024

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 05:16
Prominent KDE developer Nate Graham has been working with various KDE designers and developers to establish a new set of Human Interface Guidelines (HIG)...

LibreOffice 24.8 Beta Now Available For Testing This Free Software Office Suite

Phoronix - Sat, 06/15/2024 - 05:12
LibreOffice 24.8 is now available in beta form for those wanting to test this open-source, cross-platform office suite alternative to the likes of Microsoft Office...

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