Kernel four.20-rc1 Is Out, KDE Connect Android App 1.10 Released, Linux Mint 19.1 Coming Soon, Microsoft Ported ProcDump to Linux and Neptune Version 5.6 Now Available
News briefs for November five, 2018.
Linux kernel four.20-rc1 is out. Linus writes, “This was once a moderately large
merge window, however it did not ruin any
data, simply forged. And issues glance lovely common, with about 70% of
the patch is motive force updates (gpu drivers are looming massive as same old,
however there is adjustments in all places). The relaxation is arch updates (x86, arm64,
arm, powerpc and the brand new C-SKY structure), header information,
networking, core mm and kernel, and tooling.” See the LKML submit for extra
Connect Android app model 1.10 was once launched the day gone by. Main
adjustments come with “mouse enter now works with the similar velocity unbiased
from the telephones pixel density”; “the media controller now lets in
preventing playback”; the “run command helps triggering instructions the usage of
kdeconnect:// URLs” and extra. There are a number of desktop enhancements as
smartly, and the Linux Mobile App has additionally received many new options.
The Linux Mint weblog
just lately posted its upcoming liberate time table. They are
running on getting Linux Mint 19.1 out in time for Christmas, “with all
3 editions launched on the identical time and the improve paths open
sooner than the vacation season”. In addition, Linux Mint is now on Patreon. See the submit for the entire adjustments
and enhancements within the works.
Microsoft ported the ProcDump programs to Linux and is making plans to
port ProcMon to Linux as smartly. According to
“those ports are a part of the corporate’s better plan to make the Sysinternals
package deal to be had for Linux customers within the coming long run”.
model 5.6 was once launched the day gone by. This replace of the desktop
distro primarily based totally on Debian nine.zero (“Stretch”) supplies kernel
four.18.6 with stepped forward drivers and bugfixes. Other updates come with
systemd to model 239, KDE Applications to model
18.08.2, Network-Manager up to date to 1.14,
Plasma desktop has been up to date to five.12.7 and a lot more. See the whole
changelog right here.
Jill Franklin is a piece of writing skilled with greater than 17 years revel in in technical and clinical publishing, each print and virtual. As Executive Editor of Linux Journal, she wrangles writers, develops content material, manages tasks, meets cut-off dates and makes sentences sparkle. She additionally was once Managing Editor for TUX and Embedded Linux Journal, and the ebook Linux within the Workplace. Before getting into the Linux and open-source realm, she was once Managing Editor of a number of clinical and scholarly journals, together with Veterinary Pathology, The Journal of Mammalogy, Toxicologic Pathology and The Journal of Scientific Exploration. In a prior existence, she taught English literature and composition, controlled a book shop and tended bar. When she’s no longer bugging writers about cut-off dates or modifying reproduction, she throws pots, gardens and reads. You can touch Jill by way of e mail, [email protected]