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NVIDIA CUDA 11.1 Released With RTX 30 Series Support, Better Compatibility Across Versions

6 hours 8 min ago
NVIDIA has released version 11.1 of their CUDA toolkit that now supports the GeForce RTX 30 "Ampere" series graphics cards...

Intel Announces Atom x6000E Series "Elkhart Lake", 11th Gen Core Tigerlake-UP3

12 hours 6 min ago
After talking about Elkhart Lake for months in terms of the Linux patches bringing up this next-generation Intel processor, Intel is announcing it today in the form of the Atom x6000E series. Additionally, following the recent Tiger Lake client processor launch, 11th Gen Core Tigerlake-UP3 has also been announced.

Lenovo Announces 27 Systems To Ship With Ubuntu Pre-Installed

12 hours 6 min ago
Following Lenovo rolling out Fedora Linux options for their laptops and their other Linux-related announcements this year, Lenovo and Canonical are announcing today nearly thirty different laptops and desktops will begin shipping with the option for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS pre-installed...

Easier Vulkan Debugging Of Windows Applications Running Under Wine Is On The Way

17 hours 3 min ago
With patches pending it will be easier to debug Windows games/applications running under Wine on Linux...

AMDGPU For Linux 5.10 Brings PCIe DPC Recovery, More RDNA2 Updates

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 06:53:14 AM
Another batch of AMDGPU kernel driver updates have landed in DRM-Next ahead of the upcoming Linux 5.10 kernel cycle...

Arch Linux Based EndeavourOS Begins Providing ARM Builds

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 04:00:00 AM
The Arch Linux based EndeavourOS that was born out of Antergos Linux has released new builds for September 2020 and also gotten into the ARM Linux game...

LLVM 11.0-RC3 Released For This Big LLVM/Clang Update

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 09:54:47 PM
LLVM 11.0 was originally scheduled to be released at the end of August while now it looks like that official milestone is coming in the next few days or week...

AMD Dimgrey Cavefish and VanGogh Support Lands In Radeon Linux OpenGL Driver

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 06:05:36 PM
The latest enablement work landing in the RadeonSI Gallium3D open-source driver is for AMD Dimgrey Cavefish and VanGogh...

Microsoft Edge Is Coming Out For Linux Next Month

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 04:01:33 PM
As part of a host of announcements for kicking off the virtual Ignite 2020 conference, Microsoft just confirmed they will be releasing their Edge web browser for Linux next month...

Firefox 81 Released With Security Fixes, PDF Viewer Enhancements

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 01:37:51 PM
Firefox 81 is out this morning as the newest monthly update to the Mozilla web browser...

AMD Announces Ryzen/Athlon 3000 C-Series For Chromebooks

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 01:16:48 PM
AMD today announced the Ryzen 3000 and Athlon 3000 C-Series processors for use in Google Chromebooks from multiple vendors...

ADRIConf Remains The Primary GUI Control Panel For Managing Mesa OpenGL/Vulkan Drivers

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 12:37:31 PM
While the Linux kernel graphics drivers and user-space OpenGL/Vulkan drivers expose a lot of options via sysfs on the kernel side and various environment variables and other tunables in user-space, when it comes to graphical control panels to manage these open-source graphics drivers on Linux there are several fragmented different options. For Mesa drivers, ADRIConf remains the leading option...

TURNIP Vulkan Driver Up And Running On Qualcomm's KGSL

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 11:16:31 AM
The TURNIP driver that is associated with the Freedreno driver effort for providing an open-source Vulkan driver for Qualcomm Adreno graphics hardware can now run atop Qualcomm's KGSL kernel driver...

Krita 4.4 Beta Released With Multi-Threading For Fill Layers

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 10:50:46 AM
The beta of the forthcoming Krita 4.4 is now available, which continues on as easily the leading open-source digital painting programs...

VKD3D 1.2 Is Ready To Offer Better Direct3D 12 To Vulkan Support

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 06:55:30 AM
Patches pending for VKD3D take this Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation library up to version 1.2. This library continues advancing in pushing along the D3D12-over-Vulkan performance primarily for Windows games on Linux just as DXVK has done for D3D9 through D3D11...

Panfrost With Linux 5.10 To Support Mali GPU On Amlogic G12B SoCs

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 04:09:22 AM
Sent out on Monday were a last batch of drm-misc-next changes to queue for the Linux 5.10 merge window opening next month...

Radeon ROCm 3.8 Released With Hipfort For Fortran On GPUs, Data Center Tool

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020 12:34:27 AM
Version 3.8 of ROCm, the Radeon Open eCosystem, is now available. This release continues making more progress on preparing the ROCm graphics compute stack for the upcoming large AMD supercomputer deployments and other data center usage...

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Released With More Phones Supported, UI Improvements

Monday 21st of September 2020 10:28:19 PM
The UBports community has announced the release of Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 as their newest over-the-air update to this Ubuntu mobile operating system...

openSUSE Tumbleweed vs. Leap 15.2 vs. Jump Alpha Benchmarks

Monday 21st of September 2020 07:27:37 PM
Following the recent alpha debut of the openSUSE Jump distribution for testing that is working to synchronize SUSE Linux Enterprise with openSUSE Leap, there was an inquiry made about the performance of it. So for addressing that premium member's question, here are some benchmarks carried out recently of the latest openSUSE Leap 15.2 against the openSUSE Jump in its early state against the rolling-release openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Oracle To Stick With Solaris "11.4" For Continuous Delivery SRU Releases

Monday 21st of September 2020 05:24:10 PM
With no new indications of Solaris 12 or Solaris 11.next and given the past layoffs and previous announcements from Oracle, today's statement that Solaris 11.4 will remain as their continuous delivery model with monthly SRU releases come as little surprise...

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6 Best Free and Open Source Linux Anti-Spam Tools

Email is one of the primary communication channels among users. The Radicati Group is an organization which publishes quantitative and qualitative research on business and consumer usage for email, instant messaging, social networking, wireless email, and unified communications. Their research estimates that the total worldwide emails in 2020 is 306 billion. The cost of spam is frightening, estimated to be approximately $50 billion each year. The tide of the daily spam is a continual thorn in the side for both providers and users. Spam is a waste of valuable network bandwidth, disk space and takes up users’ valuable time to declutter their mailboxes. Many spam messages contain URLs to a dubious website or websites, peddling fake pharmaceutical products, replicas, enhancers, or gambling. Alternatively, the URLs may be phishing attacks, for example taking an unwitting victim to a site which seeks to steal private information such as bank account login data. Read more

Stable Kernels: 5.8.11, 5.4.67, 4.19.147, 4.14.199, 4.9.237, and 4.4.237

I'm announcing the release of the 5.8.11 kernel.

All users of the 5.8 kernel series must upgrade.

The updated 5.8.y git tree can be found at:
	git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-5.8.y
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:
	https://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-s...

thanks,

greg k-h
Read more Also: Linux 5.4.67 Linux 4.19.147 Linux 4.14.199 Linux 4.9.237 Linux 4.4.237

today's howtos

KaOS 2020.09

KaOS is pleased to announce the availability of the September release of a new stable ISO. With almost 60 % percent of the packages updated since the last ISO and the last release being over two months old, a new ISO is more than due. News for KDE Applications 20.08 included Dolphin adding thumbnails for 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) files, you can also see previews of files and folders on encrypted file systems such as Plasma Vaults now remembers and restores the location you were viewing, as well as the open tabs, and split views you had open when you last closed it.Yakuake now lets you configure all the keyboard shortcuts that come from Konsole and there is a new system tray item that shows you when Yakuake is running. Elisa now lets you display all genres, artists, or albums in the sidebar, below other items. As always with this rolling distribution, you will find the very latest packages for the Plasma Desktop, this includes Frameworks 5.74.0, Plasma 5.19.5 and KDE Applications 20.08.1. All built on Qt 5.15.1. Read more