Today, last day of July 2020, we bring our customary review of the many news, tutorials, manuals, guides, or publications highlighted on the field of Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux, which we have published in the Blog FromLinux.
Our useful Monthly summary aims to provide a useful little grain of sand for all our readers, both for those who have already seen, read and shared everything published, and for those who have not.
Therefore, we hope that this series of articles, on the good, the bad and the interesting, inside and outside the Blog DesdeLinux is very useful, for those who want to keep up to date on our publications, and the topics related to the Informatics and Computing, And the Technological News, since, sometimes many do not usually have the daily time to see and read all the current month's news that ends.
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July 2020 Summary
- OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 now available and with support for some AI: The new version of openSUSE Leap 15.2 has finally been released and comes with some useful changes and improvements, of which the added support for working with some artificial intelligence (AI) tools such as Tensorflow, PyTorch and Prometheus stands out, as well as improvements for working with containers.
- Mageia 8: First Test Images (Alpha 1) Now Available: Just a few days ago, the development team of the Distro GNU / Linux Mageia has given us the pleasant surprise to announce that the first test images of Mageia 8, especially for the enthusiasts and followers of the Distro, help the development of it, in order to successfully reach the final (stable) version of Mageia 8.
- The new version of digiKam 7.0.0 arrives and these are its news: The new version of digiKam 7.0.0 is presented after a year of development and in this new issue stands out as the main novelty a completely redesigned face classification system in photos, among other things.
- Is Free Software and GNU / Linux in danger with what is promulgated in Mexico?: A few days ago, on June 29 and 30, in the Senate of Mexico, reforms to the Federal Copyright Law (LFDA) were approved, both in the Senate and in the Chamber of Deputies. This reform now establishes that digital locks should not be broken, with very few exceptions. But how can this affect or endanger Free Software and GNU / Linux?
- Linus Torvalds expressed his contempt for AVX-512 and hopes that Intel will begin to solve real problems: This weekend, Linus Torvalds (the creator of the Linux kernel) shared on a mailing list his thoughts on the Intel AVX-512 instruction set found in some of these processors. In the comment he left, Torvalds mentioned that «expect the AVX-512 to die a painful death«.
- Elementary OS 5.1.6, a version that improves some aspects of the applications: A few days ago the release of the new update version of Elementary OS 5.1.6 was announced, in which some changes and adjustments were made to the system applications. These include some bug fixes in AppCenter, file manager improvements, and more.
- Apache Project: Recent Announcements to Highlight in July 2020: According to the Official Blog of the ASF, the following are the most recent announcements about the Apache Projects of the same, that is, the Software with the most recent released updates: SkyWalking, Avro 1.10.0, Storm 2.2.0, Kylin 3.1.0 .XNUMX among others.
- MinerGate: How to install this Miner Software on GNU / Linux?: In this opportunity, we will talk about the MinerGate Software and how to install it on our GNU / Linux OS. We have chosen MinerGate, since, on MS Windows Operating Systems, it is usually widely used for its effectiveness and simplicity, and the robustness and reliability of its platform.
Other recommended posts of July 2020
- The best web browsers for Ubuntu
- Webmail: the options you have at your disposal
- WebP: Manage the open source image format on GNU / Linux
- WebM: Manage the open source video format on GNU / Linux
- GNU / Linux Hardware: Companies and Computers with GNU / Linux out of the box
- Midnight Commander 4.8.25 has already been released and these are its news
July 2020 Distros Releases
- Mageia 8 Alpha 1: 2020-07-02
- OpenSUSE 15.2: 2020-07-02
- Zenwalk 15.0-200703a: 2020-07-02
- GParted Live 1.1.0-3: 2020-07-03
- SolydXK 10.4: 2020-07-05
- Clonezilla Live 2.6.7-28: 2020-07-06
- NomadBSD 1.3.2: 2020-07-06
- SparkyLinux 5.12: 2020-07-07
- Neptune 6.5: 2020-07-08
- Slackel 7.3 "Openbox": 2020-07-10
- Univention Corporate Server 4.4-5: 2020-07-14
- EndeavorOS 2020.07.15: 2020-07-15
- KaOS 2020.07: 2020-07-18
- GeckoLinux 152: 2020-07-20
- SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2: 2020-07-21
- REMnux 7: 2020-07-23
- OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 Alpha 1: 2020-07-28
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Beta: 2020-07-28
- OPNsense 20.7: 2020-07-30
- GeckoLinux 999.200729.0: 2020-07-31
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