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    [SOLVED] Debian 11 Bullseye EXT4 Install + Backing up External Seagate 5TB using cp -R in Terminator - System Locks up & Corrupts Partition Table ...

    Hey everyone! Thank you for this very cool forum Community! I don't know if anyone can assist me. I found this forum while searching for answers for my problem. I was performing a backup two nights ago and didn't get too far using terminator in Debian Linux 11 Bullseye & monitoring i/o (drive...
  2. E

    Spectre RETurns with new speculative execution vulnerabilities: Retbleed

    It's that time of month. Spectre returns with new vulnerabilities and corresponding performance-crippling mitigations for affected x86 Intel and AMD CPUs. Retbleed: Arbitrary Speculative Code Execution with Return Instructions "Retbleed (CVE-2022-29900 and CVE-2022-29901) is the new addition...
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    Setting up Lan Cache Docker DNS in windows server hyper V?

    i’m trying to get lan cache working in docker on an Ubuntu VM in hyper V. i’ve figured out that the network in hyper V needs to reach out side as does the docker network! i’m just not sure how to navigate and configure the docket network. last time i tried this, i could ping the ubuntu VM but...
  4. cageymaru

    Steam Deck Gains Official Xbox Cloud Gaming Through Microsoft Edge Beta

    Microsoft and Valve have worked together to ensure that PC gamers can play their Xbox Cloud Gaming titles officially on the Steam Deck! This requires a download of the new Microsoft Edge Beta that is detailed in this post on the Microsoft Edge Reddit. Posted by u/MSFTMissy Edge CM 🍰 56...
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    Need Clarification On Decimal and Binary Data

    Suppose I have 64GB flash memory card. Ot is advertised as 64GB but in reality it's 58.21GB in binary standard which is used in Windows. However in Linux its storage remains 64GB. Question: If I want to use flash memory card in Linux or Android or put it in small surveillance camera, why not...
  6. MrGuvernment

    Adding a new drive - read only?

    Hey everyone, Garuda linux here (arc based) I have been reinstalling various versions of Garuda to land on one I like so lots of redoing things. When i gparted my 2nd and 3rd SSD's in the system, It only mounts it with read only permissions with root as the owner. Is this something I will...
  7. Armenius

    NVIDIA DLSS for Proton + Linux with DirectX 11/12 lands in September

    DLSS was recently added for Vulkan when using Proton, but now NVIDIA has revealed at Gamescom today that it is also coming for DirectX 11 and 12 games very soon. https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2021/08/nvidia-dlss-for-proton-linux-with-directx-11-12-lands-in-september
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    Debian 11 "bullseye" released

    Debian 11 "bullseye" released "After 2 years, 1 month, and 9 days of development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 11 (code name bullseye), which will be supported for the next 5 years..." Bullseye was announced for release on August 14th, 2021, and replaces Buster...
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    linux: can't set cpu frequency governor with cpupower

    I have a server HPE ProLiant system w ith AMD Epyc CPU, BIOS A43 v1.20, with Linux kernel 4.19.71. Now, I'm trying to set CPU performance governor: # cpupower frequency-set -g performance Setting cpu: 0 Error setting new values. Common errors: - Do you have proper administration...
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    Microsoft Teams for Linux. Is it any good?

    Microsoft just released the first version of Teams client for linux after so much demand and countless requests by the community. How does it stack up against the Windows version? Is it any good?
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    Which distro to install on IBM ThinkPad x41 (Centrino 1.5Ghz/1.5GB RAM)? Want to learn Linux on it..

    I have an IBM ThinkPad X41 laptop with an Intel Pentium M 1.5Ghz CPU and 1.5GB DDR2 and a 40GB ATA hard drive (It's one of those 1.8 inch 9mm ones, I believe... not even a FULL 2.5 inch one). It's a tablet with pen input available. I don't think I can put in any more RAM and I don't know if...
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    As predicted: Windows as a PPV service...

    Only since they announced Win8 and the SCo-Linux debacles, have I predicted that 1) Windows would go pay-per-view Windows-as-a-service, and 2) they would roll Linux into the OS, possibly turning the OS into a version of Linux. Seems like it's gonna come true. Imagine that.
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    navi support (rather lack thereof)

    Running Debian unstable. Kernel 5.3-rc8 latest firmware including the navi firmware Tried using mesa git (19.2 branch) with llvm10 and it built fully but all attempts to use the amdgpu driver resulted in xorg messages saying that 2d and 3d acceleration were disabled. Additionally I dont...
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    Is it possible to shrink, in-place, ZFS pools?

    I have an Intel NUC NUC8i7BEH with a Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD installed in it. My OS is Linux Mint Cinnamon 64-bit 19.2 . I'm running off of ZFS root with two pools : rpool and bpool, where bpool is everything under "/boot". Just yesterday, while performing an update, the update failed...
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    Using cheap SSDs in RAID in 2019?

    I'm looking for some advice on a cheap solution for fast(ish) storage for VMs. I was thinking of using 2 x 1TB Samsung 860 Evo in an MDADM RAID 1 setup on Linux. Since I will be sharing out this storage as ISCSI for ESXI (i.e. it will be a big chunk of storage shared out, not individual files...
  16. Cerulean

    Lightest Live Linux OS that supports making Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connections?

    I am looking for a lightweight live Linux OS that would allow me to connect to a machine running Windows OS via RDP.
  17. cageymaru

    Microsoft Will Ship a Linux Kernel with Windows

    Microsoft has announced that it will be shipping a Linux kernel with Windows. The Windows Subsystem for Linux: WSL 2 will bring full support for Docker and other Linux features to Windows. This will be the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows and it is based on the 4.19 version of...
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    VMs, Guest-to-Host Writes & bcache

    Background My workstation serves as a VirtualBox host for several Linux desktop VMs. The workstation has a Samsung 970 Pro as its boot device, with two Samsung 850 EVOs as a RAID 0 scratch drive. I have an external drive (two 1TB mechanicals in RAID 1) connected to the host which exposes its...
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    .jnlp Problem Ubuntu 18.04

    javafx/beans/property/readonly object property internal error occurred. Please contact customer support I downloaded the latest Oracle Java in Ubuntu 18.04 and also I installed iced tea to run .jnlp. After so long I had some troubles with the start of the .jnlp but I make it run pointing the...
  20. cageymaru

    Linux Gaming Across 9 Distros [Review in Progress]

    Jason Evangelho of Forbes has started a Linux series where he reviews various Linux distributions (distros) for ease of use and performance in regards to Linux gaming. Jason's series isn't about just running benchmarks as he asks questions that everyday users would need to find out. Where am I...
  21. AlphaAtlas

    Linux 5.0 Release Includes FreeSync Support and Spectre Mitigation

    The Linux 5.0 kernel has been released, and among other things, it officially adds support for freesync displays on AMD GPUs. Phoronix notes that AMD previously supported FreeSync on Linux, " via their hybrid driver package with its DKMS module in Radeon Software," but posted a tutorial for...
  22. IdiotInCharge

    Linux and Audio

    Fuck me is this shit annoying. In wanting to get a more recent kernel, Ubuntu supporting 4.18 tops, and wanting an RHEL related distro, I put Fedora 29 on my ultrabook. This one has had audio issues before, which magically disappeared over time. And this is different. Now audio starts, then...
  23. cageymaru

    Team Cherry Announces Hollow Knight: Silksong

    Team Cherry has announced that the sequel to the best selling Hollow Knight video game is in production. Hollow Knight: Silksong will feature Hornet in a completely new adventure. Hollow Knight: Silksong started off as a DLC for the original game, but the 3 man development team kept adding in...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    Forbes Tries To Game on Linux

    Thanks to Valve's Proton Initiative and related development efforts, gaming on Linux is faster and easier than ever, but just how easy does that make it? Forbes reporter Jason Evangelho decided to find out, as he (seemingly) used Linux as his primary PC gaming platform for 6 months. Jason said...
  25. cageymaru

    Wendell Answers Questions About AMD Threadripper Regression Testing

    Wendell from Level1Techs has released a new video where he discusses the one Windows kernel policy and scaling, AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX performance regressions in some programs under Windows, Coreprio testing anomalies, more Epyc 7551P testing, NUMA, UMA and more. His contacts within...
  26. cageymaru

    Here Is the AMD EPYC "Rome" C-Ray Demo

    AMD has released a new live demo of its prototype 2nd generation AMD EPYC "Rome" 64 core 7nm CPU vs 2x Intel Xeon Platinum 8180M CPUs where the workload is C-Ray. C-Ray is a floating point intensive benchmark that renders images. The systems in the demo rendered a total of 3 images; a 1080p...
  27. cageymaru

    Valve Increases the Usability of Proton in the Latest Steam Client Beta

    The Linux PC gaming community received a nice surprise with the release of the latest Steam Beta client. Steam Play now works on non-Steam game shortcuts which allows Linux PC gamers to use Proton to play games from other services. For example, the author of the article was able to get a copy of...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    Radeon 7 Will Have Day One Linux Support

    Over the weekend, an AMD representative told Forbes that the Radeon VII will support Linux on day 1, right out of the box. That apparently wasn't the case for the recently released RX 590. Today, Phoronix did some more digging into support for Vega GPUs on Linux, and found references to enhanced...
  29. cageymaru

    The Humble Bundle Winter Sale Is Live

    Humble Bundle is having a Winter Sale. They have games like the award winning Monster Hunter: World, Hunt: Showdown, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Tekken 7, Civilization VI, HellBlade: Senua's Sacrifice, and more on sale. They even have an extensive selection of VR games and Nintendo titles too! For...
  30. cageymaru

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Performance Regressions Linked to a Windows Bug

    Wendell at Level1Techs has done extensive testing of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX systems in an attempt to find out what is causing performance regressions under Windows. When AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processors first arrived on the scene, the performance regressions observed were blamed...
  31. cageymaru

    Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Development Dumps Linux and Mac Support

    Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was one of the most successful video game Kickstarter campaigns of 2015 as it raised over $5.5 million during its funding phase. Backers of the game were reassured by Koji Igarashi (IGA) himself that donating more to the project to reach clearly outlined stretch...
  32. cageymaru

    The Epic Games Store Is Now Live

    Yesterday we reported that Epic Games was launching its own game store that would only take a 12% cut of sales compared to the 30% that the Steam Store takes. Today I'm happy to report that the Epic Games Store is now live. From December 14th to December 27th the game Subnautica will be free and...
  33. cageymaru

    Here Is Battlefield V Multiplayer Running on the Linux Operating System

    GloriousEggroll on YouTube has uploaded a video of Battlefield V running on the Linux operating system with 1080p Ultra settings. Any stuttering seen in the video is common to DXVK due to the state cache building up. Once the state cache is built, the stutter goes away. His channel features many...
  34. cageymaru

    The Steam Link App Is Now in Beta on Raspberry Pi

    The Steam Link app is now available in beta on the Raspberry Pi 3 and 3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch. I'm glad to see Valve Software creating this outlet for users that want the hardware functionality of the Steam Link. Of course the original Steam Link is now discontinued as the Steam Store...
  35. cageymaru

    AMD FreeSync Support Slated for Inclusion in Linux Kernel 4.21

    According to Michael Larabel of Phoronix, FreeSync support (or VESA Adaptive-Sync / HDMI VRR) is going to be merged with the upcoming Linux 4.21 kernel cycle. This will enable full FreeSync support for Linux gamers who own an AMD GPU! Mr Larabel also found new AMD Zen linux-firmware, and a...
  36. AlphaAtlas

    Ubuntu 18.04 Gets 10 Year Lifespan Ahead of Canonical IPO

    At a keynote in Berlin, Canonical's founder Mark Shuttleworth said that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is getting a 10 year support period, which is 5 years longer than normal. This extension is specifically aimed at the IoT, financial services and telecommunications market, where products will often operate...
  37. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  38. P

    Looking For A Microphone

    I'm in the market for a microphone Basic requirements: - Connects via USB - Works well with GNU/Linux (i.e. just plug it in and it works) - Ideal for Skype/Discord/Teamspeak/Mumble - Decent brand and/or build quality I've never purchased one of these before, so if anyone can identify any...
  39. AlphaAtlas

    Linus Torvalds Returns to Linux Development

    The BBC reports that Linus Torvalds has returned to his position as chief of Linux development. The outspoken developer took a 1 month break to reflect on his own behavior, where he reportedly sought out professional help. In response to complaints, Linus published an essay just before taking...
  40. cageymaru

    Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Has Been Released and More Linux News

    The latest version of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has been released. Along with the new version of Linux, Canonical has released statistics from users that opted in to complete a survey when installing 18.04 LTS. Phoronix has a list of some of the highlights that users should look forward...
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