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Ubuntu 12.10 Pushes Sandy Bridge Further

Michael Larabel

Published on 22 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 4 - 6 Comments

The DarkPlaces-powered Xonotic and Nexuiz games were improving as well with the current Ubuntu 12.10 packages. It will be interesting to see these results once Mesa 9.0 has been uploaded to the Ubuntu Quantal repository. The current results aren't too surprising based upon all of the upstream work being done by Intel's impressive Open-Source Technology Center developers.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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