226: Linux Action News
3 February 2022
System76 reveals a new tool to make Pop's desktop faster than the rest, and we break down that recent Btrfs defrag infinite loop bug.
- system76-scheduler — Auto-configure CFS and process priorities for improved desktop responsiveness
- System76-Scheduler Is A New Pop!_OS Rust Effort To Improve Desktop Responsiveness
- Improve desktop application and game performance with system76-scheduler
- Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit — Over the past year, we’ve been trialling a beta of Raspberry Pi OS in glorious 64-bit. Now it’s time to open it up to a wider audience.
- Framework’s Series A and the Years Ahead — We’ve just raised an $18M Series A round to pull in the future of consumer electronics, with Spark Capital as our lead investor.
- Framework Laptop Now Enjoys Open-Source EC Firmware
- Docker Desktop for Linux (Tech Preview) — Docker Desktop is an easy-to-install application that enables you to build and share containerized applications and microservices
- Docker makes comeback with over $50M in ARR two years into restructuring
- SUSE unveils Rancher Desktop 1.0 for Kubernetes on your PC
- Trio of Rust Core Team members hit the road — This week has kicked off with three of Core Team taking their leave.
- Mod team resigns back in Nov 2021
- Redis 7.0 Is Near With “Significant Performance Optimizations” — Redis 7.0-rc1 comes with performance optimizations and more but as well a number of changes that break backwards compatibility support for this popular open-source project.
- Release 7.0-rc1 · GitHub
- MariaDB Corporation Ab to Become a Publicly Traded Company — In the transaction, Angel Pond will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Mangomill plc, an Irish public limited company (which will be renamed MariaDB plc), through a domestication merger with a wholly owned subsidiary of MariaDB plc. Immediately following such domestication merger, the current MariaDB will merge with and into MariaDB plc. Angel Pond will then be liquidated.
- MariaDB announces intent to go public
- Linux 5.16.5 Released To Fix Up Btrfs’ Botched Up Defragging — Btrfs up to now on Linux 5.16 was consuming high amounts of I/O and causing performance degradation of the
- Btrfs Extent Tree v2 Work Progressing For Improving The File-System’s On-Disk Format