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the history of Android from version 0.5 to 7.0 “Nougat”. “One of the most interesting additions to Nougat is a revamp of the app framework to allow for resizable apps. This allowed Google to implement split screen on phones and tablets, picture-in-picture on Android TV, and a mysterious floating windowed mode. We’ve been able to access the floating window mode with some software trickery, but we’ve yet to see Google use it in an actual product. Is it being aimed at desktop computing?”
Last week marked the release of the AMDGPU-PRO 16.40 driver as AMD’s first hybrid driver since the 16.30 driver series over the summer that rolled out Polaris GPU support. With this first AMDGPU-PRO update in a few months, here are some fresh benchmarks comparing the performance to the latest open-source driver code.
By firstname.lastname@example.org Philip Müller has announced the release of a new snapshot of the Manjaro Linux distribution. Manjaro is a rolling release distribution which strives to be user friendly and provides a wide range of desktop spins. The new release, Manjaro Linux 16.10, offers mostly package upgrades, including systemd 231….
Last month Adobe returned to updating their NPAPI Linux Flash plug-in after they went four years without updating it. In September was Flash Player 23 for Linux while available now is the Flash Player 24 beta…
Chapeau is a cutting-edge Linux distribution, built from Fedora Workstation, using the GNOME desktop environment, and intended to be an incredibly intuitive and easy to use, out-of-the box experience.
From: Linux Today
By Lucian Constantin Attackers are aggressively attacking Joomla-based websites by exploiting two critical vulnerabilities patched last week. The flaws allow the creation of accounts with elevated privileges on websites built with the popular Joomla content management system, even if account registration is disabled.
Collabora employee and Mesa release manager Emil Velikov has announced the availability of Mesa 13.0-RC3 and he expects to do the final Mesa 13 release in a matter of hours…
There’s talk of potentially using more Rust code within the GNOME desktop environment as opposed to C/Vala code…