HDR Display Support Coming To Some Intel Gen9 Graphics On Linux

For the very common Intel “Gen9” graphics found on pretty much all current pre-Icelake hardware that is available through retail channels, high dynamic range (HDR) display support could soon be enabled under Linux for a subset of devices…

Source: Phoronix – HDR Display Support Coming To Some Intel Gen9 Graphics On Linux

Converting your Python 2 code to Python 3

Python 2 reached the end of life on January 1, 2020. Python 3 has been available since 2008, but converting from 2 to 3 has been slow because of dependencies on libraries that were not available in Python 3 initially. This tutorial will show you how to convert Python 2 code to Python 3 using the 2to3 tool.

Source: LXer – Converting your Python 2 code to Python 3

Install and Use PHP Composer on CentOS 8

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. Composer will pull in all the required PHP packages your project depends on and manages them for you. It is used in all modern PHP frameworks and platforms such as Laravel, Symfony, Drupal, and Magento 2. This tutorial goes through the steps of installing Composer on CentOS 8.

Source: LXer – Install and Use PHP Composer on CentOS 8

Open source fights against COVID-19, Googles new security tool written in Python, and more open source news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look open source solutions for COVID-19, Google[he]#039[/he]s new security tool, code cleanup software from Uber, and more!

Source: LXer – Open source fights against COVID-19, Googles new security tool written in Python, and more open source news

The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From WireGuard To Y2038 Compatibility To USB4

The Linux 5.6 stable kernel could be released as soon as tomorrow if Linus Torvalds is comfortable with its current state to avoid having an eighth weekly release candidate. Whether Linux 5.6 ends up being released tomorrow or next weekend, this kernel is bringing many exciting changes…

Source: Phoronix – The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From WireGuard To Y2038 Compatibility To USB4

Mesa's Continuous Integration To Begin Seeing Testing Coverage For Wine / DXVK

In hopefully meaning less regressions moving forward for DXVK with the latest open-source Vulkan drivers, the Mesa continuous integration (CI) infrastructure saw support added for playing DirectX (DXGI) traces with DXVK/Wine…

Source: Phoronix – Mesa’s Continuous Integration To Begin Seeing Testing Coverage For Wine / DXVK

Kdenlive 20.04 Beta Released With Continuing To Improve The Open-Source Video Editor

Open-source video editors over the years have generally fallen well short of the stability and feature set offered by proprietary video editing solutions but in recent years at least there has been some measurable progress to the likes of Kdenlive and OpenShot. Out this weekend for testing is the Kdenlive 20.04 beta…

Source: Phoronix – Kdenlive 20.04 Beta Released With Continuing To Improve The Open-Source Video Editor

It's Official But Sad: TrueOS Is Over As Once The Best Desktop BSD OS

It’s been on life support for a while but to much sadness, TrueOS indeed is no longer being maintained as the once very promising downstream of FreeBSD that for a while offered arguably the best out-of-the-box BSD desktop experience…

Source: Phoronix – It’s Official But Sad: TrueOS Is Over As Once The Best Desktop BSD OS

New Linux-powered SoC taps an old ARM9 architecture

Microchip has launched a 600MHz ARM9-based “SAM9X60” processor with a 2D GPU and -40 to 105°C tolerance along with a Linux-driven, $260 “SAM9X60-EK Evaluation Kit” with MikroBus and Raspberry Pi expansion. Microchip has revised the ARM9-based AT91SAM9260 SoC that was introduced in 2006 by its subsidiary Atmel. The new SAM9X60 model has boosted the clock […]

Source: LXer – New Linux-powered SoC taps an old ARM9 architecture