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Wine 2.8 Brings Improved Direct3D Command Stream

Phoronix - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:55
Wine 2.8 is now available as the latest bi-weekly development snapshot for this program to run Windows applications/games on Linux and macOS...

Leftovers: Gaming

TuxMachines - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:50

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A simple command-line tool for recording audio

LXer - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:28
Machine learning and natural language processing are transforming our relationship with our devices by giving them a human voice. People with visual impairments have especially benefited from these technologies, but those who speak languages like my native Odia have largely been left behind by most voicebanks.read more

Con Kolivas and MuQSS 0.155

TuxMachines - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:27
  • linux-4.11-ck1 / MuQSS CPU scheduler 0.155

    These are patches designed to improve system responsiveness and interactivity with specific emphasis on the desktop, but configurable for any workload. The patchset is mainly centred around the Multiple Queue Skiplist Scheduler, MuQSS.

  • MuQSS CPU Scheduler 0.155 Released

    Con Kolivas has released his latest version of the MuQSS CPU scheduler that succeeds the Brain BFS scheduler.

    MuQSS 0.155 is now available along with his Linux-4.11-ck1 patch series. MuQSS continues to be designed for delivering maximum system responsiveness and interactivity with a focus on desktop workloads.

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Nougat-on-Snapdragon Nano-ITX SBC targets voice control

LinuxToday - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:00

LinuxGizmos: Intrinsyc's Open-Q 212 SBC runs Android 7 on a quad -A7 Snapdragon 212, and offers special audio features for developing voice controlled devices.

RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan Performance vs. OpenGL In May 2017

Phoronix - Fri, 2017-05-12 17:49
With the open-source RADV Radeon Vulkan driver recently hitting the milestone of effectively being Vulkan 1.0 compliant, I figured this warranted a good time for running a fresh open-source Vulkan vs. AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan performance comparison on various graphics cards. For additional context, the RadeonSI and AMDGPU-PRO OpenGL numbers are also present to provide additional value.

TensorFlow: I want to like you, but you're tricksy

LXer - Fri, 2017-05-12 17:20
Wrestling with Google's machine learning frameworkHands-on Occasionally a technology comes along that changes the way that people work. Docker has had a profound effect on how applications are deployed in the cloud, Hadoop changed how analysis of big data was done and the R language has disrupted the statistics market.…

GNU OrgaDoc 0.9 released

Reddit - Fri, 2017-05-12 17:04

This Week in Open Source News: Edward Snowden Loves Open Source, New Linux Foundation Networking Project Formed & More

Linux.com - Fri, 2017-05-12 17:00
Pending moderationTitle: This Week in Open Source News: Edward Snowden Loves Open Source, New Linux Foundation Networking Project Formed & More12 MayLearn more

What AI teams need to succeed

LinuxToday - Fri, 2017-05-12 17:00

EnterprisersProject: AI, innovation, and the value of failing and learning fast

3 types of useful Atom text editor packages for writers

LXer - Fri, 2017-05-12 16:11
Text editors aren't just something developers use to crank out code. Writers use them, too. A good text editor enables writers to focus on their words, but also packs other features that help them craft and publish their work more efficiently.While popular among the techies, GitHub's Atom text editor has evolved into a solid editor for writers, too. That's thanks to Atom's 6,100+ packages, which greatly extend the editor's capabilities.read more

Which Official Ubuntu Flavor Is Best for You?

Linux.com - Fri, 2017-05-12 15:30
Title: Which Official Ubuntu Flavor Is Best for You?12 MayLearn more


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