Open-source News

DXVK 1.4.6 Released With More Game Fixes For Direct3D 10/11 Over Vulkan

Phoronix - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:01
DXVK 1.4.6 is out this morning as the first update in two weeks for this widely-used project allowing Direct3D 10/11 games to run atop Vulkan on Linux systems with Wine/Proton...

Phoronix Test Suite 9.2 Released For Open-Source, Cross-Platform Benchmarking

Phoronix - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 23:30
Phoronix Test Suite 9.2-Hurdal is available today as the newest quarterly feature release to the Phoronix Test Suite for automated, cross-platform and open-source benchmarking...

An idiot's guide to Kubernetes, low-code developers, and other industry trends

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 22:56

As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.


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AMD Launches Ryzen V1000/R1000 Embedded Processors For Small Form Factor PCs

Phoronix - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 22:36
AMD today announced the Ryzen V1000 and Ryzen R1000 series embedded processors intended for mini PCs and other small form factor PCs...

Firefox 71 Available With New Kiosk Mode, New Certificate Viewer

Phoronix - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:43
Today marks the last Mozilla Firefox feature update of 2019 with the release of Firefox 71.0...

Arm's Mali T720 Now Stable With Panfrost Gallium3D On Mesa 20.0

Phoronix - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:35
The Panfrost Gallium3D driver that is the open-source OpenGL community-led driver for supporting Arm Mali Midgard/Bifrost architectures now has stable support for the T720 GPU...

OmniOS Updated With Latest Intel Microcode, Better LX Zones Support For Newer Distros

Phoronix - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:18
OmniOS, the Illumos/OpenSolaris-derived platform focused on delivering an enterprise-quality open-source OS, is out with a new update today...

Why use the Pantheon desktop for Linux Elementary OS

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:03

Would you pay $20 for a Linux desktop? I would, and in fact, I regularly choose to pay more than that when I download free software! The reason I do this is that open source is worth it. For a copy of Elementary OS, US$ 20 happens to be the default asking price (you can download it for $1 or even $0 if you can't afford anything more). What you get in return is an excellent and heavily curated distribution that ships with its own Pantheon desktop design.


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How to write a security integration module for Ansible

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:02

Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. It allows you to avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications, systems, and various classifications of network-attached devices.


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How to write a security integration module for Ansible

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:02

Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. It allows you to avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications, systems, and various classifications of network-attached devices.


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Cheat sheet for Java syntax

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:02

Java is an open source programming language specifically designed to create universal applications that run on any operating system, open source or otherwise. It achieves this apparent magic by using a runtime specific to each OS. This runtime interprets the Java code so that the application runs as expected. It's an effective method that enables programmers to write their code once but deliver it to all computers that run Java (Linux, BSD, Windows, and Mac, to name the common ones).


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What we risk when we open up to customers (and why it's worth it)

opensource.com - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:00

Customer empowerment is one consequence of digital transformation. And as we explained in the first part of this series, it's a powerful one. Empowering customers can deepen their relationship with your organization—but it won't work if they don't trust you.

In this article, we'll explain how acting openly can create that foundation of trust—and why it can lead to business success.


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How to Install MySQL 8.0 on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Tecmint - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 15:48
MySQL is the most popular, free and open-source relational database management platform, which is used to host multiple databases on any single server by allowing multi-user access to each database. The latest MySQL 8.0...

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