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Another Linux FBDEV Drover Poised For Removal In Favor Of Superior DRM Alternative

Phoronix - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:19
For years there have been calls to deprecate Linux's FBDEV and work around replacing FBDEV drivers with modern Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) drivers. While hardware vendors are now trending in the direction of DRM drivers (and the FBDEV emulation support if needed) after the embedded space was somewhat of a holdout, FBDEV drivers and the subsystem still exist as we roll into 2021. But at least one more FBDEV driver is now looking likely for removal in favor of its modern and maintained DRM counterpart...

2021 Global Tech Outlook, A Red Hat Report: Digital transformation, security and hybrid cloud use stand out

Red Hat News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:00

When we surveyed IT leaders this year to learn about their technology goals for 2021, we were curious about the impact of COVID-19 on planning and how we can best meet our customers where they are for the coming year. What we learned? Digital transformation and security remain important, and more than a quarter of those surveyed have a hybrid cloud strategy heading into 2021.

November Success Stories: Early adopters of RHEL for SAP Solutions on IBM POWER9 and more

Red Hat News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:00

While holiday festivities will look different this year, December—for many of us—will likely still include a flurry of closing out projects and tying up loose ends to set up for the upcoming year.

How to Install Microsoft Teams on Linux

Tecmint - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:31

Teams is one of the popular collaboration platform created by Microsoft, that come in bundled with Office 365 suite. You are free to download and use teams without Office 365 subscription. Microsoft in December

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Linux on MacRumors - Mac Rumors

Google News - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 08:33
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OpenZFS 2.0 Released With Unified FreeBSD/Linux Support, Many New Features

Phoronix - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 06:00
OpenZFS 2.0 has been officially released! OpenZFS 2.0 marks a major step forward for open-source ZFS file-system support for what started out as ZFSOnLinux but is now OpenZFS with unified FreeBSD and Linux support (macOS support is still being pursued as well) and this release also bringing many new features...

Fedora Looks To Provide Standalone XWayland Package Tracking X.Org Server Git

Phoronix - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 04:50
With the X.Org Server being "abandonware" but at the same time the upstream XWayland portion of the codebase continuing to be worked on, Fedora developers at Red Hat are looking at splitting XWayland into its own standalone package to make it easier to ship it without having to use the rest of the xorg-server code-base...