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X.Org Server Gains Support For Auto-Binding Secondary GPUs To The Screen

Phoronix - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 09:30
Adding to the changes to find with the eventual X.Org Server 1.21 release is a change from Red Hat that has been carried by Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora for years...

A Third-Party Installer Allows Clear Linux To Run On Microsoft Windows WSL

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 22:34
For more than one year we've been hearing of Clear Linux working on Windows WSL support to allow for this performance-optimized Linux distribution to run within Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux. There isn't an official release yet, but at least now is a third-party installer/script for making it possible to setup such a configuration...

Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Is Now Available For Testing

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 22:23
For those with extra time on their hands over the weekend and having a spare Ubuntu Touch supported mobile device, Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 is now available in testing form...

GNU Radio Sees Its First Release In More Than Six Years

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 20:03
After being in development for more than six years, GNU Radio 3.8 is now available and is in fact considered a minor release update...

Google Chrome 77 Enters Beta

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 19:10
Following the Chrome 76 release from just over one week ago, Google has now issued the beta for the Chrome/Chromium 77 series...

GNOME Shell & Mutter Reach The 3.34 Beta Milestone With Last-Minute Changes

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 19:02
Earlier this week was the GNOME 3.34 beta release that also marked the UI/feature/API/ABI freezes for this six month update to the GNOME desktop The GNOME Shell and Mutter are late to the party but on Friday evening saw their 3.33.90 (3.34 beta) releases...

Linux Journal Announces its Definitive and Irreversible Shutdown - TechNadu

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 18:42
Linux Journal Announces its Definitive and Irreversible Shutdown  TechNadu

Linux Journal is waving goodbye to its readers and the open-source community, after being available in print and online for more than two decades.

What developer relations has in common with avocados

opensource.com - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 15:00

Developer relations, in all its iterations, is built on the foundation of open source community management, says Mary Thengvall, an author, consultant, and community builder. It encompasses a variety of roles and titles, including developer advocate, community manager, and developer evangelist/technical ambassador.


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How to Install Apache with Virtual Hosts on Debian 10

Tecmint - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 14:00
Apache, popularly referred to as the Apache HTTP server, is a free and open-source cross-platform web server maintained by the Apache Foundation. It is the leading web server commanding a 35% market share on...

Intel SVT-HEVC 1.4 Brings GStreamer Plug-In, HDR Feature

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 07:44
Intel's open-source SVT video encoder team today released a new feature update to their HEVC/H.265 open-source video encoder...

Embedded Linux Conference Europe sessions are posted - LinuxGizmos.com

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 02:38
Embedded Linux Conference Europe sessions are posted  LinuxGizmos.com

The Linux Foundation has released its presentation line-up for the Embedded Linux Conference Europe and the co-located Open Source Summit Europe, ...

Intel Invests $6.5M in Enterprise Linux Security Startup Capsule8 - Data Center Knowledge

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 00:44
Intel Invests $6.5M in Enterprise Linux Security Startup Capsule8  Data Center Knowledge

The Brooklyn-based Linux security startup Capsule8 announced this week that Intel's investment arm has made a "multimillion-dollar investment" in the ...

AMD Sends Out Initial Linux Driver Support For "Renoir" APUs

Phoronix - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 00:31
AMD is striking well over the past month with their Linux hardware bring-up. In the past month we've seen the Navi 10/12/14 support get in order for Linux as well as support for the future Vega-based Arcturus GPU and now we see the initial enablement patches for their next-generation APUs, Renoir...

AMD Sends Out Initial Linux Driver Support For "Renoir" APUs - Phoronix

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 00:31
AMD Sends Out Initial Linux Driver Support For "Renoir" APUs  Phoronix

AMD is striking well over the past month with their Linux hardware bring-up. In the past month we've seen the Navi 10/12/14 support get in order for Linux as well ...

Linux Journal Closes - iProgrammer

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 00:23
Linux Journal Closes  iProgrammer

Hard on the heels of the announcement that MSDN is giving up publishing on paper or online, we have the news that Linux Journal is going the same way - but ...

Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0 - Putman Media

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 21:30
Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0  Putman Media

The ztC Edge computing portfolio now includes Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0 virtualization and availability software and 110i hardware model, so users with ...

Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System - Linux.com

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 21:01
Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System  Linux.com

HarmonyOS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer ...

Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System

Linux.com - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 20:51

HarmonyOS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. The new platform supports smartphones, smart speakers, computers, smartwatches, wireless earbuds, cars, and tablets. In fact, Yu says the platform supports RAM sizes ranging from kilobytes to gigabytes. (Source: Android Authority)

How to Install the Linux 5.0 Update on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - How-To Geek

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 20:00
How to Install the Linux 5.0 Update on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS  How-To Geek

Canonical just released Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, which features Linux kernel 5.0. This kernel, also found in Ubuntu 19.04, includes improved hardware support and ...

GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Linux Server - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:06
GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Linux Server  Phoronix

While AMD's hardware folks were launching the EPYC 7002 series, their software crew was pushing out the AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 2.0 with ...

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