Xfce 4.14 Sees Its Long-Awaited Pre-Release

The GTK3-ported Xfce 4.14 might see its long-awaited official release in the near future. In preparing for a hopeful August debut, the Xfce 4.14 pre-release is now available.
It’s been four years since the release of Xfce 4.12 and in addition to the GTK3 tool-kit re-tooling there has been a lot of UI improvements, vblank support added, colord integration, and many other feature additions. Head on over to Xfce developer Simon Steinbeiß’ blog for all the exciting details of this […] Continue Reading…

AMD Zen-Derived Hygon Dhyana Appears To Be Working On Coreboot Support

Chengdu Haiguang IC Design Co with its Hygon Dhyana processor that is based on AMD Zen IP appears to be pursuing Coreboot support.
While AMD EPYC CPUs haven’t seen Coreboot support to date, it appears Hygon Dhyana support is being worked on as the Chinese company posted their first Coreboot patch. The first patch is just adding some basic constants with this being the company’s first venture into the Coreboot space and doesn’t provide any actual Coreboot enablement. But they […] Continue Reading…

You Can Be at Interop, Even When You Aren’t | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community

Travel budget tight? Staff shortage? Other business commitments? For whatever reason, you might not be able to make it to the lights of Las Vegas and the educational programs at Interop19 next week.
Well, you can be there in the virtual realm. The Interop team is offering a live stream of the keynote programs for both Wednesday and Thursday, May 22 and 23. So, you can catch the presentations by some of the top experts their IT fields while sitting in […] Continue Reading…

The Open-Source / Linux Highlights From OSTS 2019

We’ve had a number of articles covering the interesting news out of Intel’s 2019 Open-Source Technology Summit (OSTS) held at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington. Here’s a look back at the news out of the open-source event as well as some other smaller bits of information shared during the event.

Some of the interesting news and insights from OSTS 2019 included:
– Intel announced a new hypervisor based on Rust-VMM that is already seeing industry support from multiple key players.
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Budgeting Software Options to Keep Linux Users From Seeing Red | Reviews

By Jack M. Germain
May 17, 2019 9:48 AM PT
Budgeting apps come in all sizes and shapes. Budget apps for Linux are part of a software category that has been all but abandoned. But take heart. A number of Web-based solutions will more than meet your budget-tracking needs. If you still insist on finding a pure Linux-based application, do not mix the concept of open source with free.
If you want an actual free budget program that works well with […] Continue Reading…