Open-source News

Wayland Protocols 1.31 Released With Fractional Scaling Support

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 22:07
Wayland Protocols 1.31 has been released and this collection of protocols is now headlined by the addition of fractional scaling support!..

U-Boot Finally Lands HTTP & TCP Support For Downloading Images

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 21:25
The U-Boot open-source bootloader that is widely used for embedded devices has finally landed support for HTTP and TCP along with a basic "wget" implementation for downloading images via HTTP/TCP...

Intel Advances Linux "IPC Classes" Design To Improve Load Balancing For Hybrid CPUs

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 20:13
Back in September was a big patch set working out classes of tasks for hybrid CPUs and more properly implementing Intel Thread Director for Linux. This work to better the performance/efficiency of modern Intel Core CPUs with a mix of P and E cores has now advanced past the "request for comments" stage with a new patch series sent out on Monday...

Apple SoC CPUFreq Linux Driver Moves Closer To Mainline

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 19:50
The Apple SoC CPUFreq driver worked on by the Asahi Linux crew for CPU frequency scaling with the M1 and M2 chips under Linux looks like it could soon be reaching the mainline kernel...

Cryptsetup 2.6 Released With Support For Apple FileVault2

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 19:15
Cryptsetup 2.6 is now available as the newest version of this utility for managing disk encryption on Linux systems in conjunction with the DMcrypt kernel module...

ClamAV Anti-Virus Reaches Version 1.0 With New LTS Release

Phoronix - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 19:00
ClamAV as one of the leading open-source anti-virus / anti-malware toolkits for Linux / Windows / BSDs has finally reached the version 1.0 milestone...