Htop 3.0 is ready for production! OBS releases a hot new beta, Microsoft has a problem with plain-text email, and leaving Mac for Linux.
03:32 Using the Linux kernel’s Case-insensitive feature
08:07 Nvidia 30 series recap
13:42 Blender 2.90 with NV Link
16:12 Htop 3.0
18:37 OBS 26.0 RC1
21:52 PinePhone updates
25:22 From Macbook to Thinkpad
29:42 ACM510 Compressor
33:07 Microsoft takes issue with plain text
38:14 Shameless self promotion
39:09 Mini gaming Pi
42:24 Trash can Pi
- In all fairness you have to explicitly format your ext4 partition for it to support case-insensitive files.
- I’m sure, if you start from a fresh install with it enabled, you probably will appreciate it.
- It may be a bit more difficult to adjust if you change, say your game drive to CI ext4.
- It’s going to be really difficult since there is no way I’m using that.
- The hardest part will be having to remember NOT to use case sensitivity.
- And feel like I’m using DOS ;-)
- We restreamed the live event yesterday.
- The 3090, 80, and 70 were on show.
- Only the 90 and 80 get the new moon cooler.
- The 3070 at $599 is going to make AMDs life difficult.
- Wished it had at least 10 gigs of memory RAM.
- Sooo is Ampere using the same Turing NVENC chips?
Blender 2.90 (mfoxdogg)
- NVLink support for CUDA and OptiX.
- Just in time for that 3090 announcement
- Blender 2.90 is a big release and builds on the polish of 2.80, with lots of improvements.
- Updates to the EEVEE and Cycles renderers, modeling, animation and modifiers.
- Faster motion blur rendering with Intel’s Embree CPU enhanced ray tracing.
- There is a new Denoising panel to enable the Intel denoiser in the 3D viewports in this release.
- Thank you mfoxdogg for letting us know about this new release!
- Wonderful! It was time for an update :-)
- There is a new display option to show CPU frequency in CPU meters.
- vim key mapping mode!
- From the outside it looks like nothing has changed, this is good.
- This is from the new group of maintiners.
- New RNnoise hotness is enabled if you build the bits.
- Can’t make much use of it on this end since a non-insignificant range of my voice is inhuman and RNnoise registers it as silence.
- I think the browser should be included in this one?
- I’ll wait for the PPA release
- Second link, brad.
- Made a hot little video showing off the RNnoise plugin.
PinePhone Manjaro (RTheren)
- In July Pine64 released the Community Edition of the PinePhone postmarketOS phone and Convergence Package, and now we have the same phone models and kit, but with Manjaro Linux preinstalled.
- This really has been a beautiful approach by Pine64 for testing software on their hardware.
- Just ship with the distro the user wants already installed!
- And then they can easily play with other Linux distros by booting another image from an SD card.
- Seeing how Manjaro didn’t last a week on my Pinebook Pro, I hope their phone implementation is a bit better.
- The beloved Thinkpads are the mobile toolkit for the Linux community.
- I have recommended them to developers switching from Macs.
- Once you find the great open source alternatives to proprietary software on Linux, there is no going back!
- Not everything has an open-source alternative / equivalent.
- Battery life is still an issue, but then again I’m pretty sure that thinkpad is not overheating as much as Macs do.
- Can’t debug Safari or do iOS/macOS development, given.
- Touchpad is not close to the Mac.
- Hey, it doesn’t spin like a dustbuster.
- Oh look, a flexible, console-grade channel compressor with analogue warmth and character.
- And it’s only for Linux.
- It’s an enhancement on his OverTone plug-in.
- The developer got my money because of
- “There aren’t any plans for cross-platform at the moment (with Ardour6 and increasingly solid Linux support now available from some commercial DAW developers, I’m really hoping that Linux can – finally – begin to take its rightful place for pro-audio). So in a way this is my bet on that happening.”
- Well that, it has a good sound, and it lacks a photo-realistic skeuomorphic UI.
- Yeah, you know what… good.
- Step 1. MS cocks up their plaintext support in Outlook.
- Step 2. MS claims the plaintext workflow is too difficult to use, as it requires using a different email client than Outlook.
- Old ASCII email looks the same on everyone’s monitor and is very robust.
- As well as being more secure.
- How hard is it really to use Thunderbird or Squirrelmail? ;-)
- Also having that barrier to entry demonstrates technical prowess.
- It’s a lot like why here at LGC Venn had us using IRC to communicate.
- This looks like an attempt at “Extending” after fully Embracing the kernel.
- Also, trying to shove your own way of thinking down another project will not exactly ingratiate you to those people.
- Moral of the story, MS of all companies should not be handing out advice when it comes to software development.
Slice of Pi
- Beautiful! We have talked about how cool it would be if there was a mini version of an ATX case for the Pi.
- Now it just has to be a bit bigger to accommodate Pedro’s RasPi 4 ICE Tower Cooler ;-)
- Yeah, I’mma need that scaled up to full Pi size and maybe like a miniature Lian Li O11 Dynamic.
- If your trash collection service doesn’t have a scheduled day, yeah this is awesome!
- It does not scream exterminate, useless.