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GravityMark 1.44 Released With Ray-Tracing Support

Phoronix - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 18:57
Those wanting to enjoy some impressive Vulkan ray-traced visuals on Linux (and macOS or Windows) now have GravityMark to add to the list of Linux-native ray-traced software for testing...

Page Table Check Feature Merged For Linux 5.17 To Help Fight Memory Corruption

Phoronix - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 18:34
Merged into Linux 5.17 this weekend is the Google-developed Page Table Check feature that can help combat some forms of memory corruption...

JACK2 1.9.20 Released With Official FreeBSD Support

Phoronix - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 18:04
A new version of JACK2 is available this weekend, the latest version of this cross-platform, professional sound server...

Solve Wordle using the Linux command line - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 16:00

I've recently become a little obsessed with an online word puzzle game in which you have six attempts to guess a random five-letter word. The word changes every day, and you can only play once per day. After each guess, each of the letters in your guess is highlighted: gray means that letter does not appear in the mystery word, yellow means that letter appears in the word but not at that position, and green means the letter appears in the word at that correct position.

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Cemu Emulator Plans For 2022 With Going Open-Source, Aiming For Linux Support

Phoronix - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 03:09
Cemu as one of the leading Nintendo Wii U video game emulators is planning to go open-source this year and is also working on Linux support and related cross-platform advancements...

Linux 5.17 KVM Updates Deliver Intel AMX Support

Phoronix - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 01:04
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) changes for Linux 5.17 bring several feature additions...