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Linux To Try Again To Disable All RNDIS Protocol Drivers
Linux To Try Again To Disable All RNDIS Protocol Drivers
1 October 02:52 PM EDT - Hardware - Disabling All RNDIS Drivers - 33 Comments

Several months back was work to disable all Microsoft Remote Network Driver Interface Specification (RNDIS) drivers in the Linux kernel on the basis of being insecure and other factors. That plan of disabling the RNDIS drivers was faced by opposition around concerns of potentially disrupting USB tethering support and the like. It's been months since hearing anything about updated plans for disabling or dropping the RNDIS drivers but the Git branch was updated today for disabling this class of drivers.

30 September

Canonical's Snap Store Hit By Malicious Apps
Canonical's Snap Store Hit By Malicious Apps
30 September 12:35 PM EDT - Ubuntu - Bad Apps - 58 Comments

Stemming from reports of several fake crypto apps appearing in Canonical's Snap Store that aimed to steal user funds, temporary restrictions have been put in place while Canonical investigates the security matter.

29 September

AMD FSR 3 Now Available - Open-Source Code To Come Soon
AMD FSR 3 Now Available - Open-Source Code To Come Soon
29 September 09:52 AM EDT - Radeon - FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 - 18 Comments

AMD announced today that the Windows games Immortals of Aveum and Forspoken are available today with their FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 (FSR 3) upscaling technology. More games making use of FSR 3 are on the way and the open-source code drop of FSR 3 is coming at a later date.

28 September

Mesa 23.2 Stable Released For Improved Open-Source Vulkan & OpenGL Drivers
28 September 08:08 PM EDT - Mesa - Mesa 23.2.1 - 6 Comments

After being delayed by many weeks, Mesa 23.2 has been released as the quarterly feature release for this collection of open-source OpenGL and Vulkan drivers used by AMD Radeon, Intel graphics, Apple Silicon, Qualcomm Adreno (Freedreno), Nouveau (open-source NVIDIA), Broadcom / Raspberry Pi, Arm Mali and other hardware.

Raspberry Pi 5 Benchmarks: Significantly Better Performance, Improved I/O
28 September 02:00 AM EDT - Computers - 130 Comments

After a difficult few years of global supply chain woes leading to limited available and heightened retail pricing on the Raspberry Pi single board computers, today there is finally an update to the family. Four years after the Raspberry Pi 4 shipped, today the Raspberry Pi 5 is launching with a much improved SoC leading to significant performance gains. Additional improvements with the Raspberry Pi 5 make this a very nice generational upgrade.

27 September

CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 23.5 With A Focus On Boosting macOS Gaming
27 September 10:20 AM EDT - WINE - CrossOver 23.5 - 15 Comments

CodeWeavers -- in addition to contributing significantly to upstream Wine and being involved with Valve on Proton for Steam Play -- continues to offer CrossOver as a premium Wine-based software solution for enjoying Windows games and applications like Microsoft Office and Adobe products on Linux, macOS, and Chrome OS. Out today is CrossOver 23.5 as the latest evolution of this Wine-based commercial software.

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