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Browsh: A Modern, Text-Based Web Browser

If the Lynx open-source text-based browser isn't satisfying your needs with viewing modern web sites via the terminal, Browsh is a new entrant into the text-based web-browser space that seeks to support modern web standards.

10 July 2018 - Browsh - 22 Comments
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel Dominated Conversations In Q2

First of all, Happy Independence Day to the Phoronix readers in the United States. On this rather light day, here is a look back at the most popular Phoronix articles during the second quarter of the year. During Q2-2018 were 924 original news articles published with new content each and everyday and that's in addition to another 68 featured Linux hardware reviews / multi-page benchmark articles.

4 July 2018 - Q2-2018 - 1 Comment
Version 14 Of The D-Bus Message Broker Released

With the BUS1 in-kernel IPC mechanism continuing to be off in the distance as a potential successor to the current form of D-Bus, the BUS1 developers continue working on Dbus-Broker as the "Linux D-Bus Message Broker" that retains compatibility with the D-Bus specification while offering higher performance and greater scalability.

3 July 2018 - dbus-broker 14 - Add A Comment
HarfBuzz Now Supports Dfonts

HarfBuzz is the open-source text shaping library that supports various font technologies and is used by a variety of toolkits and more. The latest addition for HarfBuzz is supporting Dfonts, as is common to macOS systems.

1 July 2018 - Harfbuzz + dfont - Add A Comment
The Perl Conference 2018 Session Videos Are Now Online

Taking place last week in Salt Lake City was The Perl Conference 2018, the annual conference devoted to this popular programming language. There were around 300 Perl developers in attendance and a host of presentations by key Perl developers like Larry Wall.

26 June 2018 - The Perl Conference 2018 - 7 Comments
Flatpak 1.0 Nears With Today's 0.99.1 Release

Red Hat's Alexander Larsson who has been leading much of the Flatpak development going back to the days of XDG-App has today announced the release of Flatpak 0.99.1 as the first pre-release prior to the major 1.0 release.

21 June 2018 - Flatpak 1.0 - 71 Comments

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