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How To Install Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana”

Tecmint - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:49
Linux Mint 20, code-named “Ulyana” is a long term support (LTS) release which will be supported until 2025. It comes in three desktop editions: Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. To learn more about Linux Mint...

Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June

Phoronix - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:00
Aside from the H1'2020 open-source/Linux highlights, here is our look at the top stories for June 2020 on Phoronix with many interesting software and hardware topics...

AMD/ROCm "AOMP" Compiler Enables OpenMP 5.0 By Default, Preps For More Upstreaming

Phoronix - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:30
AOMP 11.6-2 is out this evening as the final Radeon Open Compute update for H1'2020. This is AMD's LLVM Clang downstream focused on providing OpenMP offloading to Radeon GPUs...

Intel Unveils New "KMB" DRM Driver For Their New SoC With An ARM CPU + Movidius VPU

Phoronix - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:46
Intel has introduced a new Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) kernel driver for Linux...

Fedora Looks To Introduce The Storage Instantiation Daemon

Phoronix - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 04:09
As one of the last minute change proposals for Fedora 33 is to introduce the Red Hat backed Storage Instantiation Daemon "SID" though at least for this first release would be off by default. The Storage Instantiation Daemon is one of the latest storage efforts being worked on by Red Hat engineers...

Crust Drops Paywall For Open-Source CRM Alternative To Salesforce

Phoronix - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:28
The Crust CRM suite that aims to compete with Salesforce has been open-source under an Apache 2.0 license but now its paywall has been dropped to make it more compelling as a free software CRM suite...