Links 9/10/2021: KDE Frameworks 5.87, Debian GNU/Linux 11.1 Released

Posted in News Roundup at 9:14 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Dirk Eddelbuettel: corels 0.0.3 on CRAN: Update

An updated version of the corels package is now on CRAN!

The change is chiefly an updated configure.ac (just like RcppGSL yesterday, RQuantLib two days ago, and littler three days ago.

Excellent Free Tutorials to Learn OpenMP – LinuxLinks

OpenMP (Open Multi-Processing) is an open standard API for Shared Memory parallelization in C, C++ and …


Links 29/8/2021: DebConf21 Closes, PostgreSQL set_user 2.0.1

Posted in News Roundup at 8:32 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Back in January, we got our first glimpse at the M1 running desktop Linux thanks to the team at Corellium. While that was a great achievement, it did have a lot of drawbacks, such as no access to the internal storage and no GPU driver.

Now, Asahi Linux has just reached a major milestone in terms of getting the M1 usable as a desktop Linux computer: A working GNOME desktop. Unlike the previous achievement by Correllium, this breakthrough utilises a new GPU driver and double-buffering. …


Links 20/8/2021: GNOME 40.4 and Many Games Released

Posted in News Roundup at 8:41 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… the extreme” but also “irrelevant”.

Apple reopens legal fight against security firm Corellium, raising concerns for ethical hackers

Apple has reignited a legal battle with Corelluim days after settling with the security firm over an ongoing lawsuit against the company for providing a virtual environment for security researchers that recreates its operating system.

Apple on Tuesday filed an appeal of a December ruling in which a judge dismissed an argument that Corellium …


Links 15/8/2021: Joomla Sued, GNU Health Helps in Haiti

Posted in News Roundup at 1:16 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… So-called 'security' and so-called 'intellectual property']

Apple drops lawsuit against Corellium in confidential settlement


“No Turning Back” From EVs [Ed: EPO keeps interjecting itself into greenwashing campaigns as if yet more patent monopolies will somehow save the planet; also EVs aren't the solution, just a "lesser evil"]

Meet DABUS: The world’s first AI system to be awarded a patent [Ed: Well, patents for bots will not advance anything, …


Links 12/8/2021: V3DV and OpenHMD Progress Updates

Posted in News Roundup at 6:40 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… was distributed is now centralized by Google, Facebook, etc

Apple settles lawsuit against Corellium as iOS platform dictatorship looks more precarious

Links 12/8/2021: Firefox 92 Beta, Elive 3.8.22 Beta, and KDE Gear 21.08

Posted in News Roundup at 10:19 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… 20 times for marquee catalogs.

Apple Drops iPhone Copyright Lawsuit Against Cyber Startup Corellium

Just as the two-year-long legal tussle between Apple and a cybersecurity startup Corellium looked set to go to trial, the pair have settled out of court.

Back in August 2019, Apple accused Corellium of both violating its copyright and breaching the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by creating “virtualized” versions of the iPhone. Corellium had caused a stir in the …


Links 28/6/2021: Mircea Popescu Dies, Tuxedo Stellaris 15 is Available

Posted in News Roundup at 10:50 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… It was already possible to run Linux on M1 Macs via virtual machines and even with a port from Corellium, but none of these alternatives run natively — which means they don’t take advantage of the maximum performance of the M1 chip. However, some developers had been working to include native support for M1 in the Linux Kernel, and now this has become a reality.

As spotted by Phoronix, Linux 5.13 brings “initial but early support for the Apple M1 with basic support but not yet …


Links 17/6/2021: Cutelyst 3 and Lenovo Move Towards ThinkPad BIOS Configuration From Within Linux

Posted in News Roundup at 8:49 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… made freeware when WordPerfect discontinued Mac support, and a native Linux version, for which Corel offered a free, fully-working, demo version.

But there is a catch – of course: they’re both very old and hard to run on a modern computer. I’m here to tell you how to get them and how to install and run them.

LibreOffice compiled in OE

The last time that I compiled LibreOffice (LO) in OpenEmbedded (OE) was in the Pyro-series. My port of OE back then is still …

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