Open-source News

Two Weeks Are Left To Apply For An Outreachy Summer 2020 Open-Source Internship

Phoronix - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 20:15
The Outreachy application period opened at the end of January for their summer 2020 internship round while just two weeks remain to get in your applications should you looking to be getting involved with open-source/Linux development...

The OpenCL 2.0 CTS Can Now Run On Gallium3D Clover - But Doesn't Pass The Tests

Phoronix - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 19:50
Red Hat's Karol Herbst who has spent years now working on Nouveau SPIR-V support and other GPU open-source compute efforts around Mesa has provided a trivial implementation of clCreateCommandQueueWithProperties() that is now enough to begin running the OpenCL 2.0 conformance test suite on the Gallium3D "Clover" state tracker...

Top hacks for the YaCy open source search engine - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 16:03

In my article about getting started with YaCy, I explained how to install and start using the YaCy peer-to-peer search engine. One of the most exciting things about YaCy, however, is the fact that it's a local client. Each user owns and operates a node in a globally distributed search engine infrastructure, which means each user is in full control of how they navigate and experience the World Wide Web.

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Scan Kubernetes for errors with KRAWL - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 16:01

When you're running containers with Kubernetes, you often find that they pile up. This is by design. It's one of the advantages of containers: they're cheap to start whenever a new one is needed. You can use a front-end like OpenShift or OKD to manage pods and containers. Those make it easy to visualize what you have set up, and have a rich set of commands for quick interactions.

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Music composition with Python and Linux - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 16:00

I met Brendan Becker working in a computer store in 1999. We both enjoyed building custom computers and installing Linux on them. Brendan was always involved in several technology projects at once, ranging from game coding to music composition. Fast-forwarding a few years from the days of computer stores, he went on to write pyDance, an open source implementation of multiple dancing games, and then became the CEO of music and gaming event MAGFest. Sometimes referred to as "Mr.

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How to Install Seafile to Sync and Share Files on Ubuntu

Tecmint - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:33
Seafile is an open-source, small and secure cloud storage solution for file synchronization and sharing, built using C (at the core) and Python. It features file encryption and group sharing, organization of files into...

Linux 5.6-rc1 Released For What's Shaping To Be A Superb Kernel

Phoronix - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 09:11
Linus Torvalds has just tagged Linux 5.6-rc1 as the first test kernel of the forthcoming Linux 5.6. This is going to be a jam-packed big update debuting as stable at the end of March or early April...

OpenShot 2.5 Video Editor Brings Hardware Acceleration, SVG, Blender 2.8+ Compatibility

Phoronix - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 06:18
Out this Sunday is OpenShot 2.5 as the non-linear video editor's biggest release yet for this cross-platform, open-source solution...