Links 27/11/2021: Nvidia’s DLSS Hype and Why GNU/Linux Matters

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Corel WinZip

Corel Corporation is a Canadian software company specializing in graphics processing. They are best known for developing CorelDRAW, a vector graphics editor. They are also notable for purchasing and developing AfterShot Pro, PaintShop Pro, Painter, Video Studio, MindManager, and WordPerfect.

Corel has dabbled with Linux over the years. For example they produced Corel Linux, a …


Links 27/10/2021: XOrg Server 21.1 and Makulu Shift Ubuntu Variant Released

Posted in News Roundup at 5:43 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… “for-next” branch is the 500+ lines of code driver developed by Arm’s Joey Gouly and Corellium’s Stan Skowronek for bringing up the pinctrl/GPIO support for Apple SoCs.

Nintendo Switch Controller Driver Finally Set For Linux 5.16 – Phoronix

After stalling last year when it was queued up in HID’s “for-5.10/nintendo” branch only to not make it into HID-next at the time, that threshold has now been crossed with the latest Nintendo Switch controller driver …


Links 21/10/2021: PostgreSQL JDBC 42.3.0 and Maui Report

Posted in News Roundup at 6:32 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… reverse-engineering expert Alyssa Rosenzweig and Marc Zyngier while also based on discoveries by Corellium and OpenBSD developers. At this stage the Apple PCIe controller driver is less than one thousand lines of new code for bringing up the PCI Express bus with Apple SoCs. The focus has been on the Apple M1 with last year’s Apple devices.


How to play Nintendo DS games on Linux with MelonDS

The Nintendo DS was one of Nintendo’s most …

Links 20/10/2021: New Redcore Linux and Hospital Adoption of GNU Health

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5 Best Ways To Secure Your Linux System Distribution

There are many ways to secure your Linux system distribution. Today, cyber attacks and computer hacking can be prevented by bolstering security systems. By securing a Linux system, a …


Links 19/10/2021: Karanbir Singh Leaves CentOS Board, GPL Violations at Vizio

Posted in News Roundup at 8:39 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… is last package for which configure.ac needed an update to current standards (see the updates of corels, RcppGSL, RQuantLib, and littler). The make matters more interesting we also had to address one UBSAN issue we could not reproduce locally (which, it turns out, was our fault because we had not rebuilt one package dependency under UBSAN). But Prof Ripley confirmed the issue as addressed so all is good for now.

Canonical/Ubuntu Family

Ubuntu Unity and Cinnamon Remix …


Links 9/10/2021: KDE Frameworks 5.87, Debian GNU/Linux 11.1 Released

Posted in News Roundup at 9:14 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… listed above and want to get hacking on a project, join in!

Dirk Eddelbuettel: corels 0.0.3 on CRAN: Update

An updated version of the corels package is now on CRAN!

The change is chiefly an updated configure.ac (just like RcppGSL yesterday, RQuantLib two days ago, and littler three days ago.

Excellent Free Tutorials to Learn OpenMP – LinuxLinks

OpenMP (Open Multi-Processing) is an open standard API for Shared Memory parallelization in C, C++ and …


Links 29/8/2021: DebConf21 Closes, PostgreSQL set_user 2.0.1

Posted in News Roundup at 8:32 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Back in January, we got our first glimpse at the M1 running desktop Linux thanks to the team at Corellium. While that was a great achievement, it did have a lot of drawbacks, such as no access to the internal storage and no GPU driver.

Now, Asahi Linux has just reached a major milestone in terms of getting the M1 usable as a desktop Linux computer: A working GNOME desktop. Unlike the previous achievement by Correllium, this breakthrough utilises a new GPU driver and double-buffering. …


Links 20/8/2021: GNOME 40.4 and Many Games Released

Posted in News Roundup at 8:41 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… the extreme” but also “irrelevant”.

Apple reopens legal fight against security firm Corellium, raising concerns for ethical hackers

Apple has reignited a legal battle with Corelluim days after settling with the security firm over an ongoing lawsuit against the company for providing a virtual environment for security researchers that recreates its operating system.

Apple on Tuesday filed an appeal of a December ruling in which a judge dismissed an argument that Corellium …

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