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Linux Kernel 4.8.9 Adds SunRPC and s390 Improvements, Lots of Updated Drivers

Monday 21st of November 2016 03:00:00 PM

Greg Kroah-Hartman announces on the 19th of November the availability of the ninth maintenance update in the stable series, which currently powers several rolling distributions, including the popular Arch Linux, Solus, and openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Introducing Fedora Hubs

Monday 21st of November 2016 02:00:00 PM

Fedora Magazine: The goal of the Fedora Hubs project is to provide a consistent contributor experience across all Fedora teams.

Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk

Monday 21st of November 2016 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Powered by Ubuntu and Robot Operating System (ROS), the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk open development hardware and software kit enables drones to transform into smart robots

The Linux Foundation changes its events' branding

Monday 21st of November 2016 12:00:00 PM

ZDnet: The top 'Linux' event is being consolidated with other conferences under the 'open source' name.

How Install Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu / RHEL / Centos / Docker

Monday 21st of November 2016 06:00:00 AM

 Linoxide: In this article we are going to walk through how to install Microsoft SQL Server on linux platforms versions (CentOS / RHEL 7 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

Linux 4.9 rc6

Monday 21st of November 2016 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: We're getting further in the rc series, and while things have stayed pretty calm, I'm not sure if we're quite there yet

Microsoft and Its Patent Trolls Continue to Lobby for Software Patents

Sunday 20th of November 2016 10:00:00 PM

 techrights: In order to maintain the order of "Linux patent tax" Microsoft and its proxies (patent trolls like Intellectual Ventures) keep pursuing patent policy that is friendly towards software patenting

How to Clear RAM Memory Cache, Buffer and Swap Space on Linux

Sunday 20th of November 2016 06:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Like any other operating system, GNU/Linux has implemented a memory management efficiently and even more than that.

Zorin OS 12 Officially Released, the Biggest Release Ever of the Linux Distro

Sunday 20th of November 2016 02:00:00 PM

softpedia: Zorin OS 12 is the result of many months of hard work, and it looks like it's the project's biggest release ever.

Open Source Software: Secure Except When It Isn't

Sunday 20th of November 2016 02:00:00 AM

devproconnections: Linux and open source used to be 99% secure -- or so we thought.

Go Beyond Local with Secure Shell

Saturday 19th of November 2016 10:00:00 PM

Linux.com: To administer a remote server, you need tools that can reach beyond the local. With ssh and scp, however, you can easily work with remote machines to make your admin life considerably easier.

When Trying Out Tumbleweed, It's Easy To See Why OpenSUSE Leap Disabled Nouveau

Saturday 19th of November 2016 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Earlier this month with openSUSE 42.2 RC2 they made the decision to disable Nouveau 3D support by default.

GStreamer 1.10.0 Open Source Multimedia Framework Gets Its First Point Release

Saturday 19th of November 2016 02:00:00 PM

GStreamer 1.10 is the latest stable and most advanced branch of the project, bringing a large number of new features and improvements

KDE Applications 16.12 Enters Beta Testing, Final Release Arrives on December 15

Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:00 AM

The development cycle of the KDE Applications 16.12 software suite will continue with another snapshot

Docker Containers and Synnex? Oh My

Friday 18th of November 2016 11:00:00 PM

In a quiet corner at Synnex Varnex, Rob Moyer pulls back the curtain (a bit) on the Synnex CloudSolv strategy.

This new Ubuntu Linux laptop has a 4K screen and Nvidia Pascal GPU

Friday 18th of November 2016 10:00:00 PM

 cio.com: System76's 15.6-inch Oryx Pro with a 4K screen starts at 1,789, and goes up to $7,012 with the ultimate features

4 tips for DIY makers

Friday 18th of November 2016 09:00:00 PM

If you're considering making your DIY project open, here are the four things you should consider.

Bypass ISP Website Censorship With Alkasir 2.0

Friday 18th of November 2016 08:00:00 PM

 webupd8: Alkasir is a free, open source website censorship circumvention tool, available for Linux

How to Install GoLang (Go Programming Language) in Linux

Friday 18th of November 2016 07:00:00 PM

Go (also referred to as GoLang) is an open source and lower level programming language designed to enable users to easily write simple, reliable, and highly efficient computer programs.

5 Fun Raspberry Pi Projects: Getting Started

Friday 18th of November 2016 06:00:00 PM

Linux.com: With so much available and so many possibilities, it can be intimidating to know where to start.

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Linux Graphics

  • LibRetro's Vulkan PlayStation PSX Renderer Released
    A few days back I wrote about a Vulkan renderer for a PlayStation emulator being worked on and now the code to that Vulkan renderer is publicly available. For those wanting to relive some PlayStation One games this week or just looking for a new test case for Vulkan drivers, the Vulkan renderer for the LibRetro Beetle/Mednafen PSX emulator is now available, months after the LibRetro folks made a Vulkan renderer for the Nintendo 64 emulator.
  • Etnaviv DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.10
    The Etnaviv DRM-Next pull request is not nearly as exciting as MSM getting Adreno 500 series support, a lot of Intel changes, or the numerous AMDGPU changes, but it's not bad either for a community-driven, reverse-engineered DRM driver for the Vivante graphics cores.
  • Mesa 12.0.4 Being Prepped For Ubuntu 16.10/16.04
    Ubuntu is preparing Mesa 12.0.4 for Ubuntu Xenial and Yakkety users. It's not as great as Mesa 13, but at least there are some important fixes back-ported. Mesa 12.0.4 is exciting for dozens of bug fixes, including the work to offer better RadeonSI performance. But with Mesa 12.0.4 you don't have the RADV Vulkan driver, OpenGL 4.5, or the other exciting Mesa 13 work.

Games for GNU/Linux

Mageia 5.1 Released, Tumbleweed's Latest, Most Secure

The Mageia project today announced the release of stopgap version 5.1, an updated "respin" of 5.0 and all updates. The Daily Dot posted their picks for the most sure operating systems and the Hectic Geek is "quite pleased" with Fedora 25. Matthew Garrett chimed in on Ubuntu unofficial images and Dedoimedo reviewed Fedora-based Chapeau 24. Read more