525: Beating Apple to the Sauce
27 August 2023
We daily drive Asahi Linux on a MacBook, chat about how the team beat Apple to a major GPU milestone, and an easy way to self-host open-source ChatGPT alternatives.
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- Hector Martin’s Controversial Question — Would you be okay with us adding some really trivial telemetry to the Asahi installer?
- Berlin with Brent — Brent will be back in Berlin for the Nextcloud Conference and can’t get enough of Berlin Meetups! Friday, September 8th, 6 PM.
- Fedora Asahi Remix
- Fedora Asahi Remix Coming For Fedora Linux On Apple Silicon Hardware — Fedora Asahi Remix will be their new flagship distribution for providing a polished Linux experience on Apple Silicon.
- Fedora Asahi Remix: bringing Fedora to Apple Silicon Macs (Flock To Fedora 2023)
- Our new flagship distro: Fedora Asahi Remix — We’re still working out the kinks and making things even better, so we are not quite ready to call this a release yet. We aim to officially release the Fedora Asahi Remix by the end of August 2023. Look forward to many new features, machine support, and more!
- Hector Martin: “Okay, I’m going to be honest…” — I apologize to all Asahi Linux users. You deserve better. When I chose Arch Linux ARM as a base I didn’t realize it would have so many basic QA issues.
- Coming soon: Fedora for Apple Silicon Macs! (Fedora Discourse)
- The first conformant M1 GPU driver — Our reverse-engineered, free and open source graphics drivers are the world’s only conformant OpenGL ES 3.1 implementation for M1- and M2-family graphics hardware. That means our driver passed tens of thousands of tests to demonstrate correctness and is now recognized by the industry.
- Asahi Linux’s Apple M1/M2 Gallium3D Driver Now OpenGL ES 3.1 Conformant — It’s even more rewarding for the community developers in that Apple doesn’t provide any conformant (OpenGL or Vulkan) graphics drivers for their Arm-based platform.
- Feature Support · AsahiLinux/docs Wiki
- Switch to the kernel-16k variant - Fedora Discussion
- NixOS: Unlocking your LUKS via SSH and Tor
- StreetComplete — Easy to use OpenStreetMap editor for Android.
- getumbrel/llama-gpt: A self-hosted, offline, ChatGPT-like chatbot. Powered by Llama 2. 100% private, with no data leaving your device.
- serge-chat/serge: A web interface for chatting with Alpaca through llama.cpp. Fully dockerized, with an easy to use API.
- liltom-eth/llama2-webui: Run any Llama 2 locally with gradio UI on GPU or CPU from anywhere (Linux/Windows/Mac). Use
- llama.cpp — Port of Facebook’s LLaMA model in C/C++
- Llama2.c — Inference Llama 2 in one file of pure C
- Koboldcpp — A simple one-file way to run various GGML models with KoboldAI’s UI
- lollms-webui — Lord of Large Language Models Web User Interface
- LM Studio — Discover, download, and run local LLMs
- text-generation-webui — A Gradio web UI for Large Language Models. Supports transformers, GPTQ, llama.cpp (ggml/gguf), Llama models.
- A comprehensive guide to running Llama 2 locally — Code Llama is a state-of-the-art LLM capable of generating code, and natural language about code, from both code and natural language prompts.
- Meta Releases Code Llama, a Coding Version of Llama 2
- Introducing Code Llama, a state-of-the-art large language model for coding
- Llama and ChatGPT Are Not Open-Source
- Meta launches Llama 2, a source-available AI model that allows commercial applications — A family of pretrained and fine-tuned language models in sizes from 7 to 70 billion parameters.
- Meta’s Llama 2 is not open source — Meta’s newly released large language model Llama 2 is not open source.
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