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Purism Librem 5 privacy-focused Linux phone has started shipping - SlashGear

Google News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 09:21
Purism Librem 5 privacy-focused Linux phone has started shipping  SlashGear

There is a lot of buzz going on around smartphone displays and cameras in the past few months but, for all the advancements in mobile technology, there is one.

Epic Games Contributes New SDL Video Driver For Offscreen Rendering

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 07:50
Epic Games' Brandon Schaefer (and in fact former Canonical developer working on Ubuntu's Mir display server) has contributed a new SDL2 video driver back-end for offscreen rendering...

CentOS Linux 8 and CentOS Stream Announced - HPCwire

Google News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 07:33
CentOS Linux 8 and CentOS Stream Announced  HPCwire

Red Hat and CentOS today announced the general availability of CentOS Linux 8 and the new CentOS Stream. The announcement was made via the CentOS ...

How to use the journalctl Linux command - TechRepublic

Google News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 05:38
How to use the journalctl Linux command  TechRepublic

Learn about the Linux command which can help you troubleshoot why apps and services fail to start.

Purism Starts Shipping The First Librem 5 Smartphones

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 05:20
In squeezing to shipping in Q3, Purism announced today their first batch of Librem 5 Linux smartphones are beginning to ship. In the process, we see the first actual photos of the Librem 5...

Nim Programming Language Hits Stable Milestone With v1.0 Release

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 03:36
The Nim programming language now has a stability guarantee with this statically-typed, general purpose programming language hitting its 1.0 release...

D9VK 0.21 Implements More Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan Functionality, Many Bug Fixes

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 01:45
D9VK 0.21 is out today as the newest feature release for this project implementing the Direct3D 9 API over Vulkan...

RSEQ Support Might Finally Premiere In Glibc 2.31 For Using This Modern Linux Feature

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 01:31
It's looking like RSEQ support might be added to the GNU C Library with the Glibc 2.31 release in a few months time. The "restartable sequences" support was added last year to the Linux kernel and the numbers have been quite promising for the performance benefits...

RSEQ Support Might Finally Premiere In Glibc 2.31 For Using This Modern Linux Feature - Phoronix

Google News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 01:31
RSEQ Support Might Finally Premiere In Glibc 2.31 For Using This Modern Linux Feature  Phoronix

It's looking like RSEQ support might be added to the GNU C Library with the Glibc 2.31 release in a few months time. The "restartable sequences" support was ...

3 quick tips for working with Linux files - Network World

Google News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 01:17
3 quick tips for working with Linux files  Network World

Linux provides a wide variety of commands for working with files — commands that can save you time and make your work a lot less tedious.

Java still relevant, Linux desktop, and more industry trends

opensource.com - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 00:40

As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.


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CentOS 8.0 Released As Community Version Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Phoronix - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 00:00
CentOS 8.0 is now available as the long awaited community rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0...

CentOS Stream Announced As Developer-Forward Distribution, Rolling Release Of RHEL

Phoronix - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 23:46
CentOS Stream is a new forward-looking distribution running in parallel with CentOS 8 and in cooperation with Red Hat and the CentOS Project...

Red Hat introduces rolling release CentOS Stream - ZDNet

Google News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 23:30
Red Hat introduces rolling release CentOS Stream  ZDNet

Red Hat's little brother server operating system will now come with a rolling release option: CentOS Stream for developers.

AMDVLK 2019.Q3.6 Vulkan Driver Brings New Extensions & Performance Tuning

Phoronix - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 23:17
AMD's AMDVLK open-source Vulkan Linux driver recently fell off its weekly release wagon with the last release being nearly one month ago. But today they finally tagged their next milestone and given the time that's lapsed there are a number of new features and improvements...

Apache Promotes Rya To Being A Top-Level Project

Phoronix - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 22:17
The Apache Software Foundation today announced that Rya has been promoted as the organization's newest top-level project...

IOTA and Linux Foundation partner for “edge computing” project - Decrypt

Google News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 21:23
IOTA and Linux Foundation partner for “edge computing” project  Decrypt

The internet-of-things cryptocurrency IOTA, and the Linux Foundation, the team behind the developer-friendly operating system, have joined forces.

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