New story! Randy Bias Is VP Open Source Strategy and Technology at Mirantis’ New OSPO

Bias’s job, if I’m reading the press release correctly, is to make sure that Mirantis keeps to the letter and spirit of open source. It says he’ll be responsible for “ensuring greater transparency in Mirantis’s open source engagement, and providing internal and external reporting to hold Mirantis accountable as a responsible open source citizen.”

New story! How to Install Docker Desktop on Debian 12 (Bookworm)

Get Docker Desktop up and running on Debian 12 with our detailed and easy-to-follow guide. Step-by-step instructions tailored for Bookworm.

New story! Linux-Compatible Board Built Around RK3576 with 6TOPS NPU for AIoT Applications

The Forlinx Embedded FET3576-C SoM and its carrier board are designed to meet the demands of the AIoT market, emphasizing high performance, substantial computing power, and energy efficiency.

New story! DreamQuest N95 Mini PC Running Linux: Introduction

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jul 25, 2024 8:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
This is a multi-part blog looking at a DreamQuest N95 Mini PC running Linux. The model we’re testing has an Intel N95 processor, 32GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 1TB M.2 SSD. It sounds like an inexpensive machine to run Linux.

New story! Curl 8.9.0 Is Here: New Features, Bugfixes, and How to Install

Daniel Stenberg, the maintainer of Curl, has announced the release of Curl 8.9.0. This release marks a significant milestone in the project's history, with a whopping 260 bugfixes, 11 changes, and 2 security fixes.

New story! AMD Reveals More Zen 5 CPU Core Details

As a follow-up to last week's AMD Zen 5 overview with the Ryzen 9000 series and Ryzen AI 300 series, today the embargo has lifted on some additional Zen 5 CPU core details.

New story! BAFTA Award-Winner Siobhán McSweeney to host Mozilla’s 2nd Annual Rise25 Awards in Dublin, Ireland on August 13

Following the news of our 25 honorees for The 2nd Annual Rise25 Awards, Mozilla is thrilled to announce that actress and presenter Siobhán McSweeney will be hosting this year’s ceremony which will celebrate these individuals for leading the next wave of AI.

New story! How to Convert Documents Between LibreOffice and Microsoft Office File Formats on Linux

  •; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Jul 25, 2024 2:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Converting documents between LibreOffice and Microsoft Office file formats can be essential for ensuring compatibility and ease of access across different platforms and software suites. On Linux, several methods and tools are available to facilitate this conversion process, enabling users to switch seamlessly between file formats without losing data integrity or formatting.

New story! Meta claims ‘world’s largest' open AI model with Llama 3.1 405B debut

Zuck says he wants to mimic Linux and go open source, kind of. Meta today released Llama 3.1 405B, its largest and most capable large language model yet, which the social network claims can go toe-to-toe with OpenAI and Anthropic's top models.

New story! Hyprland Completes Independence from wlroots

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jul 24, 2024 11:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Hyprland has completed its move off of wlroots and is now a fully independent Wayland compositor. Here's more on that!

New story! Run0 vs Sudo: What’s the Difference?

Looking for a privilege escalation tool for your Linux system? Read our comparison of Run0 vs Sudo to find out which one is the best for you.

New story! Apple design award winner Afterplace just released on PC with Linux support

Originally a mobile game that won an Apple design award, Afterplace is an open world adventurous retro game for those who like to get lost. Today it released on PC with full Native Linux support. Always nice to see a popular mobile game make its way onto more platforms!

New story! Upstream Linux 6.11 Makes It Easy To Build A Pacman Kernel Package For Arch Linux

The upstream Linux 6.11 kernel is making it easier to build a Pacman package of the kernel for use on Arch Linux and other Arch derived distributions relying on Pacman.

New story! Fotema – simple photo gallery software

Fotema is photo gallery software that’s written in Rust.

New story! Netflix Open-Sources its Secret Sauce to Meet The Demands Of its Platform

Every company relies on some form of workflow organization, where they devise a mechanism or tool that helps them utilize the resources to the best of their ability, meet customer demands, facilitate easy software development, and more.

New story! Radxa Teases Upgraded ROCK 5B+ SBC with LPDDR5 RAM and Onboard Wi-Fi 6

Radxa has introduced an upgraded version of their Radxa ROCK 5B, originally launched in 2022.

New story! Libre-SOC Insiders Explain How Libre-SOC and Funding for Libre-SOC (From NLNet) Got 'Hijacked' or Seized

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Jul 24, 2024 2:29 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Embedded
It seems like a case of breaking down a person completely, then taking away his life's project (that he had already started when he was my colleague 13 years ago) and even the funding for the project.

New story! BIND 9.20 Debuts, Promise Boosted DNS Performance

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jul 24, 2024 1:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
BIND 9.20 DNS server rolls out with enhanced DNSSEC support, a new database backend, a streamlined core, and more.

New story! How to maintain code for a century: Just add Rust

  • The Register; By Rupert Goodwins (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 24, 2024 12:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
One of the delicious promises of open source software is eternal life. In literature from Gilgamesh on, this has been a classic trap for the careless and greedy, but this is FOSS so it must be true. No package ever dies.

New story! Linux Mint 22 “Wilma” Is Now Available for Download, Here’s What’s New

Linux Mint 22 is now available for download as the latest stable release of this popular Ubuntu-based operating system for the masses featuring the Cinnamon, Xfce, and MATE desktop environments.

New story! DRAG returns as ExoCross, an offroad racing game with 4CPT vehicle physics

Remember DRAG from Orontes Games? A while back in 2021 they were acquired by iRacing and now the game has returned finished as the future off-road racing sim ExoCross. It has full Native Linux support still, which appears in great shape.

New story! Intel Xe2/Battlemage & AMD RDNA4 Lead The Graphics Driver Changes In Linux 6.11

DRM subsystem lead maintainer David Airlie recently submitted the DRM-Next pull request for merging into Linux 6.11.

New story! superfile - modern terminal file manager

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jul 24, 2024 6:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
superfile is billed as a a very fancy and modern terminal file manager that can complete the file operations you need.

New story! How to List, Import, and Remove Archive Signing Keys on CentOS

  •; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Jul 24, 2024 5:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this tutorial, we will explore how to manage archive signing keys on CentOS. Archive signing keys are crucial for ensuring the integrity and authenticity of software packages installed on your system.

New story! ASRock DSF-A6000: Featuring AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314 Processor and Triple RJ-45 Ports

ASRock Industrial has introduced the DSF-A6000 Embedded Box PC, tailored for diverse business environments. This unit leverages the AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314 processor, providing stable and robust processing and graphics performance.

New story! Arch-based CachyOS promises speed but trips over its laces

CachyOS is a performance-optimized rebuild of Arch Linux, with a simpler installer and dozens of desktops and options to tweak. Stable reliability, not so much.

New story! List of desktops that were forked from GNOME And similar

  • FOSS Outpost; By M.Hanny Sabbagh (Posted by fosspost on Jul 24, 2024 1:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: GNOME
This is a list of Linux desktop environments that appeared following GNOME’s 3.x release because of design decision disagreements, or the ones which were forked from a working GNOME codebase.

New story! Pop!_OS 24.04 With COSMIC Alpha Release Date Announced

Carl Richell, Founder and CEO of System76, has announced that the first alpha release of Pop!_OS 24.04 with COSMIC DE will launch on August 8th.

New story! NVIDIA 560 Beta Linux Driver Released with Open GPU Kernel Modules by Default

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 23, 2024 11:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
NVIDIA released today the beta version of the upcoming NVIDIA 560 graphics driver series for Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems, the first release to default to the open-source GPU kernel modules.

New story! 7 Useful Free and Open Source Flatpak Tools

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jul 23, 2024 10:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This article focuses on useful Flatpak tools. Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion.

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