In the current DIY environment, many musicians can expect to wear a number of different hats. Of course, musicians and singers play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios. Practising and rehearsing are also daily activities. They have always worn these hats. But there are many other duties that musicians and singers do themselves that have nothing to do with music; travelling to venues, finding locations for performances, and promoting their careers on websites and social media. They may also want to process and generate sound, and this is where audio programming languages step in.
This week I posted the results of a 15-way graphics card comparison on Ubuntu Linux with AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards while running the very latest proprietary drivers. Those tests were focused on 4K resolution testing in order to stress the latest-generation AMD/NVIDIA GPUs. However, if you want to see 1080p numbers, here are some benchmark-friendly results.
Victor Vran, an isometric action RPG developed by Haemimont Games and published by EuroVideo Medien on Steam, has been released on Linux as well.
The genre of isometric action RPGs is a very well defined one and it incorporates titles like Diablo. Victor Vran has been very well received by the community and the Linux platform has been supported right from the start.
Kesha Shah, a student at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, and Sarah Sharp, embedded software architect at Intel, were named winners of Red Hat’s first Women in Open Source Awards. The winners were announced at Red Hat Summit, the industry’s premier open source technology conference, in Boston.
Red Hat released the latest milestone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.x last week with the RHEL 6.7 update. With the update comes some new features as well as some that were backported from the more recent RHEL 7.x branch.