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Apple Silicon Macs Running Linux Receive Major Gaming Update

Wednesday August 23, 2023 6:54 am PDT by
The Asahi Linux project has released the first conformant OpenGL ES 3.1 drivers for Apple silicon Macs in a significant update for improved gaming performance on Macs running the Linux operating system. The Asahi Linux project is a collaborative effort aimed at bringing the Linux operating system to Macs that contain M1 or M2 chips. The OpenGL ES 3.1 drivers represent the first time that...
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Apple Announces Alliance With Adobe, NVIDIA, and Others to Develop Pixar's 3D Standard

Tuesday August 1, 2023 6:31 am PDT by
Apple today announced that it is working with Pixar, Adobe, Autodesk, NVIDIA, and Linux to promote and develop Pixar's 3D Universal Scene Description technology. Open Universal Scene Description (OpenUSD) was created by Pixar Animation Studios as a 3D scene depiction technology that promises significant interoperability among tools, data, and workflows. It is widely recognized for its...
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Corellium Releases 'Completely Usable' Version of Linux for M1 Macs

Wednesday January 20, 2021 9:22 am PST by
Ubuntu Linux is installable and functional on M1 Macs thanks to work done by Corellium, Corellium CTO Chris Wade announced early this morning. Security researchers at the company have developed a port that has been released on GitHub with an installation tutorial coming later today. Corellium has been able to successfully boot into Linux over USB, with a USB-C dongle enabling networking...
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Notable Developer Starts Patreon to Fund Apple Silicon Linux Port

Monday November 30, 2020 3:23 pm PST by
Developer Hector Martin, who describes himself as someone who "likes putting Linux on things," has launched a plan to create a Linux port for Apple Silicon Macs. Martin, also known as "Marcan," has created a Patreon with the goal of earning enough funding to be able to take on the complexities of bringing Linux to Macs equipped with an M1 chip. Creating a Linux port is no easy task, and...