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Git 2.16 Released

Git maintainer Junio Hamano has released version 2.16.0 of this distributed revision control system.

18 January 2018 - GIt 2.16 - 3 Comments
Bazaar Version Control System Forked As Breezy

While the developers acknowledge modern open-source projects should be using Git as their distributed revision control system, if you find yourself still using GNU Bazaar there is now a fork known as Breezy.

8 January 2018 - GNU Bazaar To Breezy - 21 Comments
Rust 1.23 Lowers Rustc Memory Usage

For fans of Rust that didn't hear yet, Rust 1.23 was released this week as the newest stable version of this popular programming language focused on safety, speed, and concurrency.

7 January 2018 - Rust 1.23 - 20 Comments
Calamares 3.2 Upgraded Linux Installer Could Be Here In March

The Calamares project as a reminder aims to be the universal installer framework for Linux systems that is distribution-agnostic and already used by Manjaro and KaOS and OpenMandriva. Calamares 3.2 is being worked on as the installer framework's next major release.

3 January 2018 - Calamares 3.2 - 5 Comments
Opus 1.3 Audio Codec Reaches Beta

The Opus open-source, royalty-free audio codec designed for interactive speech and music over the Internet is working on its version 1.3 update.

22 December 2017 - Opus 1.3 Beta - 9 Comments
POCL 1.0 RC1 Adds Experimental CUDA Backend, Full OpenCL 1.2 Support

One of the most exciting open-source OpenCL projects we have been following in recent years is POCL as "Portable C" for having an LLVM-based portable OpenCL implementation to run on CPUs as well as GPUs now via AMD HSA back-end and a new experimental NVIDIA CUDA back-end. The POCL 1.0 release is finally near.

6 December 2017 - Portable CL - 3 Comments
D-Bus Broker Updated To Version 5

Earlier this year was word of BUS1 working on a D-Bus Broker while announced in late August was this D-Bus Broker project as a high performance message bus.

10 October 2017 - D-Bus Broker v5 - 4 Comments

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