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Grevis: new game launcher released

Reddit - 6 hours 2 min ago

Grevis is a simple game launcher for GNOME. Supports Linux-native and WINE games with custom launch options.

Download: https://gitlab.gnome.org/dunon/grevis

Issues/suggestions: https://gitlab.gnome.org/dunon/grevis/issues

PKGBUILD for Arch Linux: https://github.com/smo0z/PKGBUILD/tree/master/grevis-git

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Palliative care for Windows 10 Mobile like a Crimean field hospital, but with even less effort

LXer - 6 hours 55 min ago
Dying OS abandoned by carers. Although Microsoft officially supports Windows 10 Mobile, each update breaks new things – and it has reached comical proportions. Or tragic, if you're still using it.…

OSS Leftovers

TuxMachines - 6 hours 56 min ago

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Mesa Gets Testing Patches For New Zen Optimization Around Thread Pinning

Phoronix - 7 hours 12 min ago
It was just yesterday that the AMD Zen L3 thread pinning was dropped from Mesa due to that optimization not panning out as intended for benefiting the new AMD processors with the open-source Linux graphics driver stack. Lead Mesa hacker Marek Olšák is already out with a new Zen tuning implementation that may deliver on the original optimization goal...

hp notebook os

Reddit - 7 hours 13 min ago

Hello wanted to know what is the best lixus os for a hp 240 g5 notebook?

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Systemd-Free, XBPS-Powered Void Linux Releases New Images

Phoronix - 7 hours 45 min ago
If you are looking for a new Linux distribution to experiment with, Void Linux is one of the interesting ones that is an original creation and community driven that often doesn't receive the attention it deserves. Void Linux is built off its BSD-licensed XBPS packaging system, is a rolling-release platform, uses runit as the init system instead of systemd, opts for LibreSSL in place of OpenSSL, optional musl libc usage, and has a wealth of other changes...

The mainframe returns – as a platform for large-scale Linux

TuxMachines - 7 hours 58 min ago

There are several ways to build large scale Linux server environments, with x86 and public cloud being obvious ones. But there’s another option too, as I reminded myself when I caught up with Adam Jollans, program director for LinuxOne product marketing at IBM. LinuxOne is a solution built by IBM using the mainframe platform as its base, but it’s solely focused on running Linux workloads.

We discussed the way some organisations are using LinuxOne to keep mission-critical open source solutions running without service interruption and, just as importantly, to keep them secure. Typical workloads his customers run include core banking services – where resilience is essential, not just desirable – and similar solutions for Telcos and SPs. These are services that must scale to hundreds or even thousands of virtual machines, doing so both cost-effectively and without risk.

The characteristics of such mission-critical workloads clearly resonate with the traits of the venerable mainframe. After all, the mainframe is regarded by many, even those who have never seen one, as the gold standard for IT resilience and availability. Unfortunately for IBM, and arguably for the wider world, the mainframe is also widely thought of as being out-dated, expensive, and difficult to manage – even though this hasn’t been true for a long time, and is certainly not the case with LinuxOne.

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Firefox Ups the Ante with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Price Wise and Email Tabs

LXer - 8 hours 10 min ago
Over the last few years, the Test Pilot team has developed innovative features for Firefox desktop and mobile, collaborating directly with Firefox users to improve the browser – from reminders [he]#8230[/he] Read moreThe post Firefox Ups the Ante with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Price Wise and Email Tabs appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

Stderred - stderr in red.

Reddit - 8 hours 15 min ago

The Source History of Cat

Reddit - 8 hours 32 min ago

Wrap GObjects in Python

LXer - 9 hours 24 min ago
Python is a wonderful language for coding graphical interfaces. Thanks to the speed at which working code can be written and the lack of a time-consuming compile cycle, interfaces can be up and running in minutes and usable not long after that. Couple this with Python's ability to easily link to native libraries, and an excellent environment emerges. Learning how to wrap GTK+ C modules for use in Python will enable you to use a C-coded GObject in Python whenever you like, whether or not you[he]apos[/he]re especially proficient in C.

Here's What You Need to Play Total War: WARHAMMER II on Linux and macOS

LXer - 10 hours 38 min ago
UK based video games publisher Feral Interactive revealed today the official system requirements of the Total War: WARHAMMER II video game for Linux and Mac systems.

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

LXer - 11 hours 53 min ago
Running an open source program office involves creating a strategy to help you define and implement your approach as well as measure your progress. The Open Source Guides to the Enterprise, developed by The Linux Foundation in partnership with the TODO Group, offer open source expertise based on years of experience and practice.

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