AMD Finally Releases Overdue Linux CPPC Driver

AMD Finally Releases Overdue Linux CPPC Driver

As reported by Phoronix, AMD’s Zen 3 architecture is getting support for the ACPI CPPC driver designed for Linux-based operating systems. The Collaborative Processor Performance Control driver allows Linux to see which cores have the highest boosting potential in a Ryzen CPU and target the highest boosting cores for single- or lightly-threaded workloads, a feature…

Apple M1 Now Boots Gnome Desktop on Debian Linux

Apple M1 Now Boots Gnome Desktop on Debian Linux

In an important update from the battle to tame the Apple M1 chip into running Linux natively, as noticed by The Register, graphics developer Alyssa Rosenzweig, along with her Asahi Linux colleagues, has managed to get the Gnome Shell running on the bare metal, albeit without GPU acceleration.  LLVMPipe, my shoddy display controller, and hours…

How To Recover Deleted Files From Any Drive in Linux

How To Recover Deleted Files From Any Drive in Linux

Hardware failure and a careless user feeling adventurous with powerful utilities such as  dd  and fdisk can lead to data loss in Linux. Not only that, sometimes spring cleaning a partition or directory can also lead to accidentally deleting some useful files. Should that happen, there’s no reason to despair. With the PhotoRec utility, you…