AMD Launches 3 High-End RX 6000-Series GPUs For 4k Gaming. The new GPUs are, according to , all capable of running games at 4k60fps at ultra settings. They will all have 16 GiB RAM and a 128 MiB cache. Prices range from $579 to $999. There is already some support for these cards in Linux 5.9 and Mesa 20.2.0. That support may or may not be close to feature-complete.
linuxreviews.org/AMD_Launches_

Prepare To Re-Format If You Are Using An Older XFS Filesystem, the v4 disk format will be deprecated and optional when 5.10 is released early December. There is a fair chance you're using a v5 layout if you made a filesystem after 2017 and there's a 100% chance you're XFS filesystem is using a now deprecated v4 layout if you created it prior to October 2016.
linuxreviews.org/Prepare_To_Re

Linux Is Dropping WiMAX Support. It's likely no loss, it's not like anyone's been using or the one WiMAX device from the kernel supports the last decade.
linuxreviews.org/Linux_Is_Drop

Fedora 33 Is Released. Spins with (the default workstation edition), Plasma, , and are available.
linuxreviews.org/Fedora_33_Is_

AMD Announces Record High Q3 2020 Profits And $35 Billion Deal To Buy Xilinx. $2.8 billion in revenue and $390M in net income makes Q3 2020 's best quarter in history.
linuxreviews.org/AMD_Announces

Node.js 15.0 Is Released. Support for the protocol, a new AbortController class, a updated N-API with new methods for managing ArrayBuffers, updated to version 8.6 and updated to 7.0 are among the highlights in the latest Node.js framework.
linuxreviews.org/Node.js_15.0_

Recording Industry Association of America Gets Youtube-dl Kicked Off GitHub. Their story is that youtube-dl is made with the specific purpose of downloading "unauthorized" copies of music made by their talentless members.
linuxreviews.org/Recording_Ind

Wine 5.20 Released With 36 Bug-Fixes. There's also several general fixes that make a long list of games run better in 5.20. Audio mixing and audio handling in general should be better with this release.
linuxreviews.org/Wine_5.20_Rel

Sensor Fusion Hub Driver For AMD Laptops With Gyroscopes Is Coming To Linux 5.11. It took almost a year and eight revisions before 's SFH driver was finally approved for inclusion into the kernel.
linuxreviews.org/Sensor_Fusion

MicroOS Desktop, The Road to Daily Driving: Chairman and MicroOS Release Engineer Richard Brown presented OpenSUSE's minimal distribution as a potential desktop OS at the openSUSE+LibreOffice Virtual Conference 2020 last week in a half an hour long presentation. MicroOS is a minimal Linux distribution primarily made for cloud services, IoT devices, containers, etc. It could potentially also be used as a light desktop system similar to ChromeOS.
linuxreviews.org/Richard_Brown

US Department Of Justice Lawsuit Against Google Could Kill Firefox. needs to find another partner willing to pay them $400 million per year to be the default search engine in if is forced to cancel it's contract with them.
linuxreviews.org/US_Department

Modern Web Standards Are Leaving Niche Web Browsers Behind. is one of an increasing number of sites that don't work right in web browsers like . This will only get worse as more deploy modern "standards". Pale Moon is available for and .
linuxreviews.org/Modern_Web_St

The Closed-Source Driver Is Incompatible With Linux 5.9 And Support Won't Come Until Mid-November. This may be due to an intentional kernel change that prevents non-GPL code to use symbols exported by licensed code.
linuxreviews.org/The_Closed-So

When "progress" is backwards: " Lately I see many developments in the linux FOSS world that sell themselves as progress, but are actually hugely annoying and counter-productive. "
linuxreviews.org/When_%22progr

For Is Here, Microsoft kept good on their promise to release it in October 2020. Edge does not look very unique, it's mostly just wrapped in a Microsoft-skin. Performance is the same as other Chromium-based browsers.
linuxreviews.org/Microsoft_Edg

82 Is Released With Four High-Impact Security Fixes. It's faster on websites using flex layout, there's a new picture-in-picture button that you may or may not find annoying enough to disable and there's four high-impact fixes. There's no performance improvement in synthetic benchmarks.
linuxreviews.org/Firefox_82_Is

AMDVLK 2020.Q4.1 ('s MIT-licensed Driver for ) Is Released With A New Vulkan Extension And Three Game-Specific Fixes. Performance is still worse than what the Linux distributions come with offers and it's much worse in some specific cases.
linuxreviews.org/AMDVLK_2020.Q

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