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Windows' WSL2 Now Allows Localhost Access, Custom Kernels

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 12:10
Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build on Friday that offers up more Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) enhancements...

GitHub To Block Developers In Countries Facing US Trade Sanctions - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 11:18
GitHub To Block Developers In Countries Facing US Trade Sanctions  Linux.com

If you use GitHub's online services in a country facing US sanctions, you could be about to be kicked off all but the most basic offerings. GitHub this week told ...

GitHub To Block Developers In Countries Facing US Trade Sanctions

Linux.com - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 11:05

If you use GitHub's online services in a country facing US sanctions, you could be about to be kicked off all but the most basic offerings. GitHub this week told Anatoliy Kashkin, a 21-year-old Russian citizen who lives in Crimea, that it had "restricted" his GitHub account "due to US trade controls". (Source: ZDNet, GitHub)

What’s The Future Of Red Hat At IBM

Linux.com - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 05:02
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Windows 10 Will Let You Load a Custom Linux Kernel - How-To Geek

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:33
Windows 10 Will Let You Load a Custom Linux Kernel  How-To Geek

Microsoft is adding a Linux kernel to Windows 10 to power the Windows Subsystem for Linux. But, guess what: You don't have to use Microsoft's Linux kernel.

Windows 10 20H1 build 18945 hits Fast ring with new Cortana experience - Windows Central

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:24
Windows 10 20H1 build 18945 hits Fast ring with new Cortana experience  Windows Central

Microsoft pushed out a new Windows 10 20H1 build for Insiders on the Fast ring today. Pushing the build number up to 18945, this release includes a new ...

Binomial's Basis Universal To Super-Compress glTF Assets, WebGL Gets New Extensions

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:23
With SIGGRAPH 2019 happening next week in LA, The Khronos Group has already kicked off the news cycle by making several announcements from forming a 3D Commerce Initiative Working Group to releasing new WebGL extensions to making use of Binomical's Basis Universal tech for better compression...

Retrotechtacular: The Floppy Disk Orphaned By Linux - Hackaday

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:01
Retrotechtacular: The Floppy Disk Orphaned By Linux  Hackaday

About a week ago, Linus Torvalds made a software commit which has an air about it of the end of an era. The code in question contains a few patches to the ...

Emmabuntüs Is a Hidden Linux Gem - LinuxInsider.com

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:01
Emmabuntüs Is a Hidden Linux Gem  LinuxInsider.com

Emmabuntüs is a great find if you are looking for an all-around Linux operating system that keeps legacy computers out of the trash heap and is easy to use with ...

The 2 most private & secure Linux distros | Linux privacy for beginners - proprivacy.com

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 22:36
The 2 most private & secure Linux distros | Linux privacy for beginners  proprivacy.com

Linux Operating systems are better for privacy and security than their Mac and Windows counterparts. They are also open source, which means they are much ...

Linux Operating System Market to See Huge Growth by 2025 | IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE - Market News Reports

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 21:19
Linux Operating System Market to See Huge Growth by 2025 | IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE  Market News Reports

HTF MI released a new market study on Southeast Asia Linux Operating System Market with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread ...

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Performance On AMD Ryzen 9 3900X - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 21:03
Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Performance On AMD Ryzen 9 3900X  Phoronix

For those wondering how the performance compares of AMD's new Zen 2 processors between Windows 10 and Linux, here are our initial benchmarks across ...

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Performance On AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

Phoronix - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 21:02
For those wondering how the performance compares of AMD's new Zen 2 processors between Windows 10 and Linux, here are our initial benchmarks across dozens of benchmarks for the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X on Windows 10 Pro 1903 against Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS.

How to Use the rev Command on Linux - How-To Geek

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 21:00
How to Use the rev Command on Linux  How-To Geek

Linux's rev command reverses strings of text. This command can operate either on provided text or a file, and it seems deceptively simple. But like many ...

LibreELEC 9.2 ALPHA Kodi-focused Linux distro now available for PC, Raspberry Pi 4, and more! - BetaNews

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 20:07
LibreELEC 9.2 ALPHA Kodi-focused Linux distro now available for PC, Raspberry Pi 4, and more!  BetaNews

If you are someone that uses LibreELEC to consume media, I have some really good news -- 9.2 ALPHA is here! Yes, the Kodi-focused Linux distribution has a ...

Simplifying Function Tracing for the Modern GCC - Linux Journal

Google News - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 19:33
Simplifying Function Tracing for the Modern GCC  Linux Journal

Steven Rostedt wanted to do a little housekeeping, specifically with the function tracing code used in debugging the kernel. Up until then, the kernel could ...

Ubuntu 19.10 Development Continues With Latest GNOME Updates, ZFS, Optimizations

Phoronix - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:52
Two months from today marks the beta and kernel freezes for the Ubuntu 19.10 release while in less than one month is already the feature freeze. Canonical developers and others within the Ubuntu community remain quite busy this summer working on this "Eoan Ermine" release and is of particular importance with next cycle being the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS swing...

Intel's LLVM-Based SYCL Compiler Continues Taking Shape

Phoronix - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:32
While a bit quiet over the summer months and their Data Parallel C++ announcement was recently made, Intel's LLVM-based SYCL compiler continues maturing and picking up new features as the beta roll-out of oneAPI is expected in Q4...

NVIDIA Posts New OpenGL Extensions For Multi-GPU Rendering

Phoronix - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:12
OpenGL is still evolving and days ahead of SIGGRAPH 2019, NVIDIA has published a set of new GL extensions for improving multi-GPU rendering...

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