It has been a while since hearing much anything about HP's "The Machine" computing architecture and its associated Linux++ project, but that changed this past week.
While we're still waiting to see if HP's The Machine prototype will be delivered this year, Keith Packard who has been working at the project spoke about it at this year's Linux.Conf.Au 2016 event. In fact, it was sadly just one of a few sessions from this year's LCA2016 that I found really interesting.
With the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel PPA still not enabling the experimental AMDGPU PowerPlay or CIK (Sea Islands / GCN 1.1) support in their kernel builds (although they basically are both off by default at runtime), here is my spin of the newly-released Linux 4.5-rc3 kernel with these features turned on.
Ubuntu Touch Could Finally Get Selfie Stick Support in OTA 10
Even if the OTA 9.5 update for Ubuntu Touch is not ready yet, it doesn't mean that the developers are not already looking forward to OTA 10, and they have a comprehensive list of changes and fixes in place.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0.1 Patches Graphics Startup Crashes on Linux, Adds Gecko SDK
Mozilla released just a few hours ago the first hotfix for the latest stable and most advanced branch of the popular Firefox web browser for all supported operating systems.
Fedora Infrastructure – Year In Review
The Infrastructure Team consists of dedicated volunteers and professionals managing the servers, building the tools and utilities, and creating new applications to make Fedora development a smoother process. We’re located all over the globe and communicate primarily by IRC and email.