NVIDIA Exploring Ways To Better Support An Upstream Kernel Driver

Here’s how an exciting message from a NVIDIA engineer that just hit the mailing list begins: “NVIDIA has been exploring ways to better support the effort for an upstream kernel mode driver for GPUs that are capable of running GSP-RM firmware, since the introduction to Nova.”.. The source page, where this article was taken from Author: Michael Larabel Continue reading NVIDIA Exploring Ways To Better Support An Upstream Kernel Driver

Distribution Release: SELKS 10

The DistroWatch news feed is brought to you by TUXEDO COMPUTERS. Stamus Networks has announced the release of SELKS 10, a major update of the company’s specialist, Debian-based Linux distribution with focus on security and threat detection, and featuring the open-source Suricata threat-detection engine: “Stamus Networks, a global provider of high-performance network-based threat detection and response systems, today announced…. The source page, where this article … Continue reading Distribution Release: SELKS 10

“Rocket” Accelerator Open-Source Linux Kernel Driver Posted For Rockchip NPU

The past few months open-source developer Tomeu Vizoso has been developing an open-source accelerator driver for Rockchip’s NPU. The experimental driver has shown the open-source code can compete with Rockchip’s proprietary driver and Vizoso has been working to develop an upstream-minded driver for a kernel driver living within the “accel” subsystem and then leveraging Mesa’s Teflon for the user-space component. Yesterday the “Rocket” accel kernel … Continue reading “Rocket” Accelerator Open-Source Linux Kernel Driver Posted For Rockchip NPU

X.Org Testing Ground Toolkit: Making It Less Difficult To Compile The X Server In 2024

While the upstream X.Org Server development remains slow with most of the large vendors treating it in maintenance mode and not investing in new features, open-source developer Enrico Weigelt has been one of the few still working to improve the X.Org Server. As part of his work besides pushing new patches and testing of the latest X.Org Server Git state, today he announced the release … Continue reading X.Org Testing Ground Toolkit: Making It Less Difficult To Compile The X Server In 2024

Development Release: deepin 23 RC2

The DistroWatch news feed is brought to you by TUXEDO COMPUTERS. The second release candidate of deepin 23, the upcoming major release from a project developing a desktop Linux distribution that features the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE), is now ready for testing: “The official release of deepin 23 RC2 is here. We invite everyone to try it out and…. The source page, where this article … Continue reading Development Release: deepin 23 RC2

AI and the Indian Election

As India concluded the world’s largest election on June 5, 2024, with over 640 million votes counted, observers could assess how the various parties and factions used artificial intelligence technologies—and what lessons that holds for the rest of the world. The campaigns made extensive use of AI, including deepfake impersonations of candidates, celebrities and dead politicians. By some estimates, millions of Indian voters viewed deepfakes. … Continue reading AI and the Indian Election

Coreboot To Be Shown Today With An Intel Meteor Lake Laptop

Going back to 2022 we’ve seen work by Intel engineers on adding Meteor Lake SoC support to Coreboot while to date there hasn’t been much in the way of actual Intel Core Ultra “Meteor Lake” laptops with Coreboot as a replacement to the proprietary BIOS/firmware. But to be shown later today is one of the first laptop designs using these latest Intel mobile processors and … Continue reading Coreboot To Be Shown Today With An Intel Meteor Lake Laptop

Microsoft’s Azure Linux 2.0 Update Ships Dozens Of Security Patches, Adds Azl-Compliance

Microsoft’s in-house Linux distribution, Azure Linux (nee CBL-Mariner), is out with a new update. In the first new stable release for Azure Linux 2.0 since late April, the Azure Linux 2.0.20240609 update ships with dozens of security fixes to address a wide range of CVEs as well as bringing various bug fixes and other updates… The source page, where this article was taken from Author: … Continue reading Microsoft’s Azure Linux 2.0 Update Ships Dozens Of Security Patches, Adds Azl-Compliance