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KaOS Linux 2024.07 Released with KDE Plasma 6.1 and Linux Kernel 6.9

KaOS Linux 2024.07 is here about two months after the KaOS Linux 2024.05 release and features the latest and greatest KDE Plasma 6.1 desktop environment series, which is a substantial update from the KDE Plasma 6.0 series.

NVIDIA 560 Linux Graphics Driver to Fully Adopt Open-Source GPU Kernel Modules

It’s been two years since NVIDIA released the first Linux graphics driver with open-source GPU kernel modules, which will eventually replace the proprietary, closed-source driver when these mature.

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OrangePi 5 Max SBC with M.2 Key Slot and 2.5GbE LAN Port

Orange Pi recently showcased their latest single-board computer, the OrangePi 5 Max, on their Twitter account. This device is powered by the octa-core Rockchip RK3588 and includes key interfaces such as a 2.5GbE LAN port and an M.2 M-Key slot for expansion.

(Updated) Orange Pi Teases Upgraded Orange Pi 5 Pro SBC with LPDDR5 and M.2 Key Slot

Orange Pi has recently provided additional specifications about their latest Orange Pi 5 Pro Single Board Computer built around the new-gen Rockchip RK3588S System-on-Chip. Key features of this board are its GbE port with PoE+ support, M.2 Key slot for expansion and Wi-Fi5/BT5.0 connectivity.

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Global Tech Outage Demonstrates Need for Resiliency in Software Systems

Today, 19 July, the world has been hit by a tech outage causing global economic and social disruption of the worst kind. Hospitals had to cancel operations, payment systems failed, government services stopped functioning, and newsrooms went dark.  

Encryption is a Preventative Tool that Protects Children

Encryption’s role in our lives and its impact on the safety of children online is a significant issue.

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Canonical Releases Ubuntu Core 24 for IoT, Edge, and Embedded Devices

posted by Marius Nestor on Jun 04, 2024,
updated Jun 12, 2024

Ubuntu Core 24

Ubuntu Core 24 comes as a fully containerized variant of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS (Noble Numbat) introducing a fully preemptible kernel to ensure time-bound responses and enable advanced real-time features out of the box on Ubuntu Certified Hardware from Canonical’s partners.

Highlights include validation sets for creating custom Ubuntu Core images, greater control over automatic network requests, offline remodeling, improved GPU integration for AIoT and graphics applications, and support for Ubuntu Frame, Canonical’s secure display server for embedded Linux.

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