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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: October 10th, 2021

Tuesday 12th of October 2021 01:05:49 AM
The fifty-four installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on October 10th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

Better Linux Gaming With Steam and Proton

Monday 11th of October 2021 10:54:18 PM
If you're at all interested in gaming on PCs, you’ve probably come across Steam, Valve’s platform for distributing, updating and running games. Steam makes it possible to purchase a game, install it over the internet and then run it from the Steam interface. Ah, but that brings us back to the age-old Linux gaming conundrum of support, as not every PC game is designed to run on anything other than Microsoft Windows.

Python Wrapper for sieve of eratosthenes released as C++ procedure (YandexQ question)

Monday 11th of October 2021 08:42:46 PM
This post is an immediate follow up for http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/306255/index.html what will result significant performance boost vs python's version of the sieve of Eratosthenes procedure.

Debian Project Releases Debian 11.1 and Debian 10.11

Monday 11th of October 2021 06:31:15 PM
Debian doesn’t follow a fixed release schedule, and that makes it somewhat hard to know exactly when a new release will be available. Now the Debian project has announced the availability of two new versions of its operating system simultaneously.

Development Release: Redo Rescue 4.0.0

Monday 11th of October 2021 04:19:44 PM
Zebradots Software has announced the release of Redo Rescue 4.0.0, a major update of the project's specialist distribution for bare metal backups and system restoration tasks. Although the version number does not indicate it, the release is considered beta quality software, the first build based on Debian 11 "Bullseye":..

Raspberry Pi CM4 Used in Custom Nintendo Switch Lite Replica

Monday 11th of October 2021 02:08:13 PM
The small form factor and processing power of the Raspberry Pi CM4 has made it a go-to choice for many developers looking to create custom handheld consoles. Today we’ve got another impressive CM4-powered handheld to share, this one created by maker known as StonedEdge. After a year of designing and building, they and a friend have managed to create a Nintendo Switch Lite replica featuring a CM4 that runs RetroPie called the RetroLite CM4.

IBM Proposing A CPU Namespace For The Linux Kernel

Monday 11th of October 2021 11:56:42 AM
IBM engineer Pratik Sampat published an early prototype of a CPU namespace interface for the Linux kernel. This CPU namespace was devised to address coherency issues with current means of viewing available CPU resources as well as addressing possible security issues stemming from understanding resource access/positioning on the system.

Mozilla Thunderbird 91.2 Finally Allows OTA Upgrades from Thunderbird 78 or Earlier

Monday 11th of October 2021 09:45:11 AM
The Thunderbird 91.2 open-source, free and cross-platform email, news, calendar, and chat client from Mozilla has been released earlier this week as the second major point release in the Thunderbird 91 series.

Open source developers are unique: Tips for working with and managing community-centric dev teams

Monday 11th of October 2021 07:33:40 AM
IBM's vice president for open technology and developer advocacy shares his insights into what makes working with open source developers unique and talks about some of the coolest open tech projects IBM is working on.

Three Methods on How to Install Discord on Fedora 34 & 35

Monday 11th of October 2021 05:44:12 AM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Discord client on Fedora using three different methods.

Ubuntu Frame Aims to Power Ubuntu Core-Based Kiosks

Monday 11th of October 2021 03:32:41 AM
Ubuntu Frame aims to power graphical applications for embedded devices like interactive kiosks, smart retail solutions, and so on.

Intel Begins Preparing Linux Graphics Driver For Multi-Tile Hardware

Monday 11th of October 2021 01:21:10 AM
Intel has been preparing Xe HP bring-up for many months already including fundamental work around their discrete graphics/accelerator support for their Linux graphics driver stack going back quite a while. On the Xe HP front, Friday afternoon brought an important patch series posted for the first time: initial work around multi-tile support.

Kodi 19.2 Improves Xbox Support and Support for Devices Running Old Android Versions

Sunday 10th of October 2021 11:09:39 PM
Kodi 19.2 open-source, cross-platform and free home theater and powerful media center software is now available as the latest stable release in the Kodi 19 “Matrix” series.

This week in KDE: Continuous integraaaaaaation

Sunday 10th of October 2021 09:02:35 PM
At long last, KDE software is now covered by a GitLab-based continuous integration system, replacing the old Jenkins-based system used until now. The new one is much better and runs automatically on every merge request, making it much less likely that faulty code that fails to compile or regresses unit tests will be committed. The system is still its infancy and has not yet reached its full potential, but already it is helping us to save time and improve the quality of KDE software. Big thanks to KDE’s sysadmins for rolling out this system!

How to setup Appwrite on Ubuntu

Sunday 10th of October 2021 07:02:20 PM
Setting up Appwrite on any Operating System, or Kernel is pretty easy. Here we are going to go through an easy and simple method to setup Appwrite on a Linux Kernel. Well I use Ubuntu Operating System, so let's get started with setting up Appwrite on Ubuntu.

Python Has Become the Most Popular Language, According to TIOBE

Sunday 10th of October 2021 05:12:16 PM
According to the latest ratings from the software company TIOBE, Python is now the most popular programming language in the world. The so-called TIOBE Index is based on the number of language searches performed online, which may also be a measure of a language’s popularity.

KDE Frameworks 5.87 Makes Plasma Discover Faster, Improves Support for Kirigami Apps

Sunday 10th of October 2021 03:00:45 PM
The KDE Project released today KDE Frameworks 5.87 as the monthly update for September 2021 to this collection of more than 80 add-on libraries to Qt that provide a wide range of commonly needed functionality for the Plasma desktop environment and its apps ecosystem.

Solution another YandexQ question via sieve of eratosthenes in Python

Sunday 10th of October 2021 12:49:14 PM
The major target of this approach is performance improvement when looking for the highest prime number less than 10.000.000 with a given sum of decimal digits. The problem requires implementation of sieve of Eratosthenes

How disagreement creates unity in open source

Sunday 10th of October 2021 10:37:43 AM
It's early 2020, I'm less than a year into my new people management role, and I'm already feeling like a trouble maker. I just finished reviewing a team proposal, and I have concerns about it. My heart races, and my muscles tighten. I don't want to be difficult by challenging ideas as the new person on the team.

Debian GNU/Linux 11.1 "Bullseye" Released with 24 Security Updates and 75 Bug Fixes

Sunday 10th of October 2021 08:50:48 AM
The Debian Project released today Debian GNU/Linux 11.1 as the first point release to the latest and greatest Debian GNU/Linux 11 "Bullseye" operating system series.

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