Linux Action News 271
December 15th, 2022
19 mins 7 secs
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Why the next kernel will be "the merge window from hell," a holiday gift for Wayland users, and how the open source community could do more to take on YouTube.Support Linux Action News
- Wine on Wayland 2022 update: more games, more apps, more fun! — Significant improvement compared to last year is support for cross-process rendering, which is required by Chromium/CEF applications. Last year the driver was able to run Chrome with the "--in-process" command-line option. Chrome is now supported without any special flags, and is fully GPU accelerated on both OpenGL and Vulkan!
- A Wayland driver for Wine
- Wine on Wayland year-end update: improved functionality & stability
- Wine’s Wayland Driver Is Becoming Mature, May Aim For Upstreaming Early Next Year
- Linux 6.1 Released With MGLRU, Initial Rust Code — Linux 6.1 integrates the exciting Multi-Gen LRU (MGLRU) overhaul of the page reclamation code, the initial Rust programming language support
- The 6.1 kernel is out [LWN.net]
- Linux 6.2 Graphics Changes: Intel Arc Graphics Stable, Initial NVIDIA RTX 30 Acceleration
- Linux 6.2 Addresses Another “Tasty Target For Attackers”
- Linux 6.2 Expands Support For More Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs, Apple M1 Pro/Ultra/Max
- Intel On Demand Driver Ready To Activate Your Licensed CPU Features With Linux 6.2
- Btrfs With Linux 6.2 Bringing Performance Improvements, Better RAID 5/6 Reliability
- CERN recommendation for Linux distribution — CERN and Fermilab jointly plan to provide AlmaLinux as the standard distribution for experiments at our facilities, reflecting recent experience and discussions with experiments and other stakeholders
- CERN, Fermilab select AlmaLinux as standard for big science
- AlmaLinux 9.1 - Now Available - AlmaLinux OS Blog
- Stephan Dörner (in English) on Twitter — CERN and Fermilab jointly plan to provide AlmaLinux as the standard distribution for experiments at our facilities
- GCC Rust “gccrs” Code Merged Into Mainline GCC 13 — Following last week's approval with the GCC Rust v4 patches for them to be merged, all of the "gccrs" code was upstreamed this morning for GNU Compiler Collection 13.
- PeerTube v5: the result of 5 years’ handcrafting — Five years later, we are releasing PeerTube v5, a tool used by hundreds of thousands people on a thousand interconnected platforms to share over 850,000 videos.
- Support Framasoft
- Settings Link Missing after 5.0 Upgrade