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GStreamer 1.24 Multimedia Framework Released with Vulkan H.264 and H.265 Video Decoders

Highlights of the GStreamer 1.24 release include Vulkan H.264 and H.265 video decoders, a new unixfd plugin for efficient 1:N inter-process communication on Linux, new GstMeta for SMPTE ST-291M HANC/VANC Ancillary Data, a new W3C Media Source Extensions library, and DRM Modifier Support for dmabufs on Linux.

9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: March 3rd, 2024

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ePulse Feather C6: A RISC-V Powered Board with Advanced Zigbee, Thread, and BLE Connectivity

Sequent 16 Solid State Relays 2A/24V HAT Targets Raspberry Pi Boards

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Arti 1.2.0 is released: onion services development

In Arti 1.2.0, trying out onion services will hopefully be a smoother experience. We have fixed a number of bugs and security issues, and have made the onion-service-service feature non-experimental.


Proprietary/Chatbots/Microsoft Leftovers

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Dec 06, 2023

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