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Arm Frame Buffer Compression (AFBC) support for Rockchip, coming soon to mainline Linux

Linux Today News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:00

Since late 2018, the Mali-DP display drivers, malidp and komeda, have had the ability to use AFBC, and now support for Rockchip (RK3399) is also on its way.

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Using Fedora to quickly implement REST API with JavaScript

LXer Linux News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 11:49
Fedora Workstation uses GNOME Shell by default and this one was mainly written in JavaScript. JavaScript is famous as a language of front-end development but this time we‘ll show it‘s usage for back-end. We‘ll implement a new API using the following technologies: JavaScript, Express and Fedora Workstation. A web browser is being used to call […]
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How to Configure/Setup Disk Quotas in Linux

Linux Today News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 11:00

2DayGeek: This tutorial helps you to configure disk quota in Linux

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Linux Foundation backs security-oriented seL4 microkernel operating system

LXer Linux News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 10:35
Want a truly secure operating system kernel? The Linux Foundation is partnering with Australia[he]#039[/he]s national science agency, CSIRO, to roll out the seL4 microkernel.
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New Qt releases possibly restricted to paying customers for 12 months, KDE not particularly happy

Linux Today News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 10:00

osnews: There’s a storm brewing in the world of Qt and KDE, as the parent company of Qt, The Qt Company, is contemplating restricting new Qt releases to paying customers

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3.5-inch Whiskey Lake SBC has mini-PCIe and dual M.2

LXer Linux News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 09:20
Aaeon’s 3.5-inch “GENE-WHU6” SBC runs on an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU with up to 32GB RAM, 4x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, 2x GbE, and 2x M.2 slots, starting at under $1K. Over the last few days, Aaeon’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake based PICO-WHU4 Pico-ITX board, which we covered in February, has received a […]
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Not-actually Linux distro review: FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE

Linux Today News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 09:00

Ars Technica: Does the power to serve include serving up desktops? Let's find out.

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Tails 4.5 Anonymous OS Released with Secure Boot Support

LXer Linux News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 08:19
The Debian-based Tails amnesic incognito live system has a new version, Tails 4.5, that ships with Secure Boot support, as well as all the latest software and security updates.
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Git version control system hits 15 year milestone

Linux Today News - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 08:00

itwire: Happy birthday, Git. The open source distributed version control system was first released on April 7th 2005

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