GnuPG 2.3.0 Is Released With New Default Public Key Algorithms, A New Key Daemon And More.
Xwayland Has Gained Support For Hardware Acceleration On Machines With #Nvidia graphics Cards.
#x #linux #wayland
#Mesa 21 Broke #VAAPI Hardware Encoding On Machines With #AMD Graphics Cards. A Fix Is Coming.
ClamAV 0.103.2 Is Released With #Security Fixes For Four Vulnerabilities. You should update if you use #ClamAV as part of a production #mail server setup.
Vulnerabilities In The #Linux Kernels BPF Virtual Machine Lets Any Local User Run Kernel-Level Code. All modern kernels, including the latest Linux 5.11.12, are vulnerable. #security #vms
GNUnet 0.14.1 Is Released. The latest version of the technically interesting #GNUnet overlay network is so buggy you're lucky if it stays up five minutes before it crashes. The sparse graphical GTK applications for it are still practically useless jokes.
notcurses, as in not ncurses, is a thread-safe library for building complex user interfaces for modern terminal emulators. It is written in C with C++ safe headers. It can be used to create games, image viewers and a lot more.
Mesa 21.0.2 Is Released With Minor Bug-Fixes Mostly For #AMD Graphics Hardware
FFmpeg 4.4 Is Released With Support For Even More Encoders, Decoders, Muxers and Filters
The #Google Vs #Oracle Saga Is Finally Over. The US Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Google.
IBM has announced that they will release a proprietary GNU/Linux version of their #IBM #COBOL compiler on April 16th. The #Linux version will be fully compatible with IBM's existing COBOL compiler products for z/OS and AIX. Pricing is unknown.
Xfdashboard 0.9.2 Is Released. The latest release adds support for linear gradients, the algorithm for detecting what programs are running in open windows is improved and a bug that would cause xfdashboard to immediately crash in some cases, introduced in xfdashboard 0.9.1, is fixed. Primarily for #xfce, works in all #linux and #bsd window managers.
Setting up multi-cluster and multi-cloud #container #networking for dev environments has been too harder than it needs to be. #NoRouter is a novel instant networking stack to overcome this difficulty, by transferring IP packets over stdio streams (aka "shell connections"). Akihiro Suda gave a 15 minute video presentation about it at Fosdem 2021. It covers how it works and why it is pretty neat.
#KDE Is Now Offering A #Qt 5.15 LTS Branch Patch-set For The Free Software Community
DevilutionX 1.2 Is Released For The Enjoyment Of Diablo Fans. #DevilutionX lets you play #Diablo on a vast array of modern hardware. The original game, or a shareware version, is required. The shareware version will likely result in a huge disappointment.