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  • Linux Kernels 4.10.10, 4.9.22 LTS and 4.4.61 LTS Arrive with Many Improvements

    Greg Kroah-Hartman announced today, April 12, 2017, the release and immediate availability of three new kernel updates, namely Linux 4.10.10, 4.9.22 LTS, and 4.4.61 LTS.

    Coming only four days after their previous maintenance updates, the Linux 4.10.10, Linux 4.9.22 LTS, and Linux 4.4.61 LTS kernels are here with a set of new improvements for users of Linux-based operating systems. Despite the short development time, it looks like Linux kernel 4.10.10 changes a total of 99 files, with 1208 insertions and 604 deletions, and Linux kernel 4.9.22 LTS changes 134 files, with 1944 insertions and 784 deletions.

  • Clear Linux Switches From ACPI CPUFreq To P-State

    ntel's Clear Linux distribution has switched from using the ACPI CPUFreq scaling driver for recent generations of Intel hardware to now using the P-State CPU frequency scaling driver.

  • Bcachefs Is Still Getting Fixed Up To Be A Next-Gen Linux File-System

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    Kent Overstreet continues developing Bcachefs as what he hopes will be a next-generation Linux file-system code that's originally derived -- but now distantly removed -- from the Bcache code-base.

    Last month we reported on Bcachefs rolling out a new on-disk format with encryption and better multi-device support while Kent Overstreet has issued a new post with the latest happenings. Bcachefs was launched in 2015, for those that don't remember, with hopes of EXT4/XFS-like speed but with Btrfs/ZFS-like features.

  • Soft FP64 Patches For Intel Sandy Bridge Allow ARB_gpu_shader_fp64

    Elie Tournier, the GSoC student developer who last year worked via GSoC on "soft" FP64 double-precision support for older GPUs lacking the hardware capabilities, has posted patches wiring up his soft implementation for Intel "Gen 6" (Sandy Bridge) graphics thereby allowing ARB_gpu_shader_fp64 support.

  • OpenCL.org Working To Improve OpenCL's Community Documentation

    The folks behind StreamComputing BV are looking to strengthen the OpenCL compute ecosystem by improving the documentation and code samples as well as better overviews for those wishing to learn this Khronos compute standard.

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Announcing the release of Oracle Linux 7 Update 8

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 8. Individual RPM packages are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) and the Oracle Linux yum server. ISO installation images will soon be available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and Docker images are available via Oracle Container Registry and Docker Hub. Oracle Linux 7 Update 8 ships with the following kernel packages, which include bug fixes, security fixes and enhancements... Read more

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LibreOffice: LibreOffice Macro Team, Writer and Impress

  • LibreOffice Macro Team: progress report

    Macros help users to automate common tasks in LibreOffice. In September 2019 we announced a new team in our community to work on macro support. A progress report was published in November 2019, so let’s review everything that happened since then. If you are interested in contributing to the macro team (development, testing or documentation), we’d love to hear from you – please send an email to ilmari.lauhakangas@libreoffice.org and we’ll get in touch.

  • Padded numbering in Writer, part 2

    I already posted about the start of padded numbering support in Writer, there the focus was to insert 0 characters to pad up the result to 2 characters. Let’s see how that got extended in the recent past… First, thanks Nicolas Christener who made this work by Collabora possible.

  • Presentation templates for Impress

    Possibly you search some nice presentation templates for LibreOffice Impress, because in-build templates aren't good for you?

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