2018 will be the year of the RISC V Linux processors
Published in Processors

Along with the year of the desktop and the year of the dog

Linux fanboys tend to announce a lot of “year of” events. There is the year of the desktop which appears to be every year and still never happens and now there is the year of RISC V Linux processor.

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux
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Docker founder’s claim

A Docker and Google Cloud expert has packed her bags and headed to Microsoft claiming that Vole is going to be the next key Linux driver.

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS
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While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.

Oreo brings Linux kernel demands
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Google tells developers which kernel to use

Google is telling developers that with its new version of Android Oreo, they must meet certain requirements when choosing the Linux kernel they use.

New Ryzen runs well under Linux
Published in Processors

Performance marginality problem fixed

After AMD confirmed the "performance marginality problem" for Ryzen Linux users, RMAs have been being issued and replacement Ryzen processors arriving for those affected. Now Phoronix has been able to confirm that the new Ryzen CPUs are now stable.

AMD admits that Ryzen has difficulty with Linux
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Lower class, too many operations at once

AMD has admitted that it has reports of segmentation faults from its Linux Ryzen customers.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
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Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.

WannaCrypt dusts off Linux desktop debate
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Apparently Linux desktop is more secure

In the wake of the WannaCrypt malware disaster there have been moves within the Linux community to try and use it to prove that this is the ideal reason to put Linux on the Desktop.

Ashes of the Singularity developer working on Vulkan
Published in Games

Getting Vulkan API support soon

According to Stardock, it appears that the developer is planning to release a Vulkan version of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation in June.

Canonical throws in the towel on Unity
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Gnome alone

Today is a big day for hand wringing and woe in the Linux world as Canonical admits that its Unity project was a waste of space and it gives up on its convergence plans for devices like phones and tablets.