AMD Introduces The Radeon Pro WX Series

NVIDIA used SIGGRAPH 2016 as a launching ground for their Pascal-powered Quadro GPUs while AMD this evening used the event in Anaheim for announcing their new Radeon Pro WX series.

107 Minutes Ago - Radeon - Radeon Pro WX - 2 Comments
Google's "Lanai" Backend In LLVM Seeks Non-Experimental Status

Earlier this year Google published an LLVM "Lanai" back-end for some of its internal network hardware. While some in the open-source community interpreted this as Google trying to offload their open-source code into LLVM to shift some of the maintenance burden onto them, that hasn't been the case and Google continues improving this back-end for this in-house processor.

25 July 10:34 AM EDT - Compiler - Google Lanai - Add A Comment
EXT4 Encryption To Be Unified In Linux 4.8

Ted Ts'o usually sends in his EXT4 file-system updates later in the kernel merge window cycles, but not for Linux 4.8. Just one day into the Linux 4.8 merge window he's already submitted the new material to be merged for EXT4.

25 July 08:13 AM EDT - Linux Kernel - EXT4 For Linux 4.8 - 10 Comments

24 July

The Size Of Different DRM Graphics Drivers In Linux 4.7

Last October I looked at The Size Of The Different Open-Source Linux DRM/Mesa Graphics Drivers, but with it being nearly one year since then and Linux 4.7 due out today, I decided to run some fresh L.O.C. measurements on the popular DRM/KMS drivers to see their current sizes.

24 July 12:29 PM EDT - Linux Kernel - Lines Of Code - 7 Comments

23 July

Indigo 4 Lets You Have Full Graphics Rendering Over OpenCL

Many have hypothesized in the past about implementing full OpenGL for graphics over OpenCL -- or now, implementing OpenGL directly over Vulkan -- while Glare Technologies with their Indigo renderer appears to be one of the first renderers to achieve 100% GPU rendering over OpenCL.

23 July 09:19 AM EDT - Standards - Indigo 4 Graphics Over OpenCL - 12 Comments
Snappy Packaging Happenings In The Fedora, Arch Space

This week Canonical hosted a Snappy Sprint in Heidelberg, Germany where they worked to further their new package management solution originally spearheaded for Ubuntu Touch. This wasn't an Ubuntu-only event, but Canonical did invite other distribution stakeholders.

23 July 08:52 AM EDT - Ubuntu - Snaps On Other Distros - 18 Comments

22 July

GNOME 3.21.4 Released

GNOME 3.21.4 was announced today as the latest development release of this desktop environment leading up to September's release of GNOME 3.22.

22 July 10:11 AM EDT - GNOME - GNOME 3.21.4 - Add A Comment
Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With GLAMOR

For those of you using the xf86-video-ati X.Org driver on a pre-GCN GPU, next time you update to the latest code you'll need to make sure you manually enable DRI3 or switch to GLAMOR for 2D acceleration as now by default DRI3 is not being enabled unless GLAMOR is the acceleration architecture being used.

22 July 09:00 AM EDT - Radeon - xf86-video-ati - 44 Comments

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