New story! AMD Unified AI Software Stack Has The Potential To Be A Very Big Deal

Alongside all of the exciting Ryzen 9000 and Ryzen AI 300 series details shared last week at the AMD Tech Day in Los Angeles, what I also found to be very interesting was AMD sharing a bit more about a "Unified AI Software Stack" they are working to release in the coming quarters.

New story! GNU Linux-Libre 6.10 Kernel Is Here for Those Seeking 100% Freedom for Their PCs

The GNU Linux-libre project announced today the release and general availability of the GNU Linux-libre 6.10 kernel for those who seek 100% freedom for their GNU/Linux computers and software freedom lovers.

New story! Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess is a quality shoot 'em up throwback to Desert Strike

Inspired by the Strike series (Desert/Jungle/Urban Strike) and Choplifter, Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess is a lot of fun if you love fast-paced shoot 'em up action. Note: the developer sent a key.

New story! MYIR's New Affordable RK3568 Dev Board with M.2 SSD Slot & Dual GbE

  •; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by bob on Jul 16, 2024 7:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
MYIR has launched the MYC-LR3568, a cost-effective System-on-Module available for commercial and industrial applications, alongside a development board that provides access to dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, multiple display ports, and wireless connectivity.

New story! Apple Reconsiders its Approval of Open-Source Emulator App for iOS

If I got a dime each time Apple did something to gate-keep their ecosystem, I would've been a wealthy man by now.

New story! The graying open source community needs fresh blood

A "Youth and Open Source" panel was held at the United Nations (UN) Open Source Program Office (OSPO) for Good conference in the UN building in Manhattan. There was only one little problem with it. To quote Ruth Ikegah, a young Nigerian open source project manager, "We need more young people here because I see a lot of old people here."

She nailed it.

New story! AMD Zen 5 Overview With Ryzen 9000 Series & Ryzen AI 300

Last week I had the pleasure to be out in Los Angeles for the AMD Tech Day focused on their new Ryzen 9000 "Granite Ridge" and Ryzen AI 300 "Strix Point" processors. This was an exciting event with many new details shared around Zen 5 CPU cores and the RDNA 3.5 integrated graphics found with the upcoming Ryzen AI 300 series mobile processors. The embargo concerning those architectural details have now expired while the review/benchmarking embargo isn't until a later date.

New story! Design your own RPI powered smart home software

Explore the power of Lua for smart home automation. Renato Athaydes' tutorial on using Lua with the Mako Server guides you through creating a personalized smart home system.

New story! CachyOS July 2024 Update Rolls Out, Here’s What’s New

Arch-based CachyOS's July 2024 release brings a Zen4-optimized repo for peak performance on Zen4/5 CPUs, AMD improvements, and more.

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: July 14th, 2024

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 15, 2024 10:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The 196th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on July 14th, 2024, keeping you updated with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

New story! Taming the Panthor: OpenGL ES 3.1 conformance achieved on Mali-G610 GPU

Marking an important milestone, the fully open source Panthor kernel driver and Mesa Panfrost driver combination has passed numerous test cases to achieve official conformance for OpenGL ES 3.1 on the Mali-G610 (a chip in the 10th generation of Mali, aka "v10" or "Valhall"). Users can now be confident that programs using OpenGL ES 3.1 will "just work" on Mesa 24.1.1.

New story! Proposed Change: Self-Encrypting Drive Support In Fedora 41 Anaconda Installer

Red Hat Engineers Submitted a New Change Proposal for the Upcoming Fedora Linux 41. Here's What You Need to Know.

New story! 10 Free and Open Source Simple GUI Based Linux Text Editors

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jul 15, 2024 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This article focuses on simple GUI text editors. These editors aren’t intended to offer the functionality provided by many text editors. Instead, they are designed for anyone wanting a very basic text editor with a convenient graphical interface.

New story! Wine 9.13 Released - Continues Rewriting The CMD.EXE Engine

Wine 9.13 was released on Sunday as off its usual bi-weekly Friday release regiment for this newest development build.

New story! Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Can Now Do What It Should Have Always Done

In case you did not know, we were pretty disappointed with Ubuntu 24.04 LTS for some of its shortcomings, like the lack of the ability to install .deb files using the App Center. And, we had a strong opinion about it (like every user should):..

New story! Fresh programmer's editor on Linux lies Zed ahead

Zed – sorry, US readers, that's its name, not "Zee" – is a new coding tool. Until very recently it was Mac-only, but not any more. Zed Industries has just released version 0.143.6 of its new source code editor for developers, with a fresh feature that its users have been requesting pretty much since it appeared: it now runs on Linux as well as macOS.

New story! Linux Kernel 6.10 Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Linus Torvalds announced today the release and general availability of Linux 6.10 as the latest stable kernel branch that introduces several new features and improved hardware support.

New story! Whonix 17.2 Privacy-Focused Linux Distro Released

Whonix Linux 17.2 targets anonymity-paranoid users, rolling out with a connection directly to Tor and avoiding the Anon Connection Wizard popup.

New story! Apache Cassandra 5.0: Answering Enterprises' Biggest Questions

With the general availability of Apache Cassandra 5.0 fast approaching, I'm receiving more questions than ever from Cassandra users wondering how upgrading their version of the open source NoSQL database might benefit their specific use cases.

New story! How to Install Slack on Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros

Discover a step-by-step guide to install the latest version of Slack on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions with practical examples.

New story! Khadas Officially Launches Mind Graphics eGPU with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti

Khadas has launched the Mind Graphics eGPU, featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti. This expansion of the Mind hardware family boosts performance for creative design, video rendering, gaming, and more.

New story! Installing NASM and Writing Your First Assembly Program on Linux

Learn how to install NASM assembler on Linux and create a "Hello World" assembly program step-by-step with this beginner-friendly guide.

New story! Linux 6.10 Released With New Panthor Graphics Driver, Radeon Display Support On RISC-V

As anticipated the Linux 6.10 kernel was released as stable a few minutes ago by Linus Torvalds...

New story! 6 Best Free and Open Source OCR Screen Capture Tools

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jul 15, 2024 1:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This article highlights OCR powered screen-capture tools to capture information instead of images. We only feature open source software here.

New story! CachyOS Introduces New Repository Optimized for AMD Zen 4 and Zen 5 CPUs

A new CachyOS snapshot for July 2024 is out today with various improvements and some exciting new features, especially for AMD users, as well as the usual bug fixes and other changes to improve your experience.

New story! OBS Studio 30.2 Unveils New Multitrack Streaming Features

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jul 14, 2024 10:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
OBS Studio 30.2, a free and open-source app for screencasting and live streaming, updates UI, adds Hybrid MP4, multitrack output, and more.

New story! Linux 6.11 Features To Include A Lot For Intel & AMD Systems, Extensible Scheduler

With Linux 6.10 expected to be released in the coming hours, in turn the Linux 6.11 merge window will open tomorrow unless there is any last-minute v6.10 release delay. With that said, here's a look at some of the features you can likely expect to see for this next kernel version.

New story! U2500 HAT Adds M.2 NVMe Support & Dual 2.5G Ethernet for Raspberry Pi 5

The U2500 M.2 NVMe & dual 2.5G Ethernet for Raspberry Pi 5, recently featured by the distributor 52Pi, is a versatile expansion module designed to enhance the capabilities of the Raspberry Pi 5. This HAT board integrates high-speed storage and network features, making it suitable for various advanced applications.

New story! RPG Maker MV / MZ for Linux tool now supports TyranoBuilder, RPG Maker XP / VX / VX Ace

While it's in need of a better name, the RPG Maker MV / MZ for Linux tool had a new release recently that expanded the support for running games on Linux from TyranoBuilder, and RPG Maker XP / VX / VX Ace.

New story! openEuler 24.03 LTS: I Try This New Specialized Open-Source Distro

openEuler 24.03 LTS is an open-source distro by the Atom foundation, with several companies like Alibaba, and Huawei, backing it. It is not your usual Linux distribution to replace Ubuntu on the desktop. openEuler is a specialized offering that aims to provide a platform for server, cloud, embedded devices, and edge. Somewhat like a mix of Fedora, Red Hat and SUSE.

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