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August 2009 News Archives


X Server 1.6.3 Released With More Fixes

Virtualization, Gaming, Drivers & Gernlinden

Compiz Running With Mesa On R600/700 GPUs

OpenGL 3.2 Specification Officially Released

Canonical Launches Landscape Dedicated Server

AMD's RS880 / 785G Gains Open-Source Acceleration

KDE 4.3.0 Desktop Released

NVIDIA Shows Linux Compatible Ray-Tracing Engine

No Intel Poulsbo Driver For Ubuntu 9.10

UT3 Linux Is "Slowly Being Worked On"

A Late X Server 1.7 Means No Update For Ubuntu 9.10

AMD Releases OpenCL SDK For Linux Too

Red Hat's Plymouth Sees New Activity

Wine 1.1.27 Released With New Support

The Status Of Gallium3D Drivers, State Trackers

AMD Publishes New Chipset Documents

OpenSuSE 11.2 Milestone 5 Released

Gernlinden, Gaming, OpenCL, & OpenGL 3.2

Merging Tux3 Into The Mainline Linux Kernel

Sun To Stop Solaris Express Community Edition

Intel Poulsbo Driver For Fedora 11

Arch Linux 2009.08 Released With New Features

Unigine Engine Continues To Advance

Intel Kernel Mode-Setting Overlay Support

VIA Soon To Release Its DRM-Using 2D Driver

GNOME 2.28 Beta Arrives, Release Next Month

Aquaria Game Coming To Linux. Icculus Porting?

Intel's Moorestown Can Accelerate On Linux

Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" Alpha 4 Released

Linux 2.6.31-rc6 Kernel Released

Running Qt/KDE Atop An OpenGL Stack

OpenSolaris Receives New X.Org VT Support

Intel's IGDNG Is Clarkdale & Arrandale

A Big Operating System Benchmark Comparison

Development Work Towards GIMP 2.8 Solidifies

Radeon Driver Picks Up VBOs, OQ Support

This Week: Benchmarking, Benchmarking, & IGDNG

KMS Page-Flipping Ioctl Ready For Linux 2.6.32

The X.Org 7.5 Release Day, But With No Release

AMD Catalyst 9.8 Delivers New Kernel Support

Moonlight 2.0 Beta 1 Rolls Out With Improvements

KMS, GEM Comes To Linux Mobile Phone

Pidgin 2.6 Released, Brings Voice & Video

Quake Live Now Available To Linux Gamers

Shopping For Linux Compatible Hardware

Assembly Shader Rework Hitting Mesa Today

This Week: Linux Graphics Continue To Evolve

The Start Of New Work In Phoronix Test Suite 2.2

Linux 2.6.31-rc7 Kernel Released

VIA Releases A New 2D Linux Driver

NVIDIA Pushes Out New Linux Driver Updates

Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" Benchmarks

Shadowgrounds: Survivor Finally Goes Gold

Xi2, Multi-Pointer X Support For FreeGLUT

Fedora 12 Alpha Released With New Features

Ubuntu's Firefox May Gain JPEG 2000 Support

Intel's X.Org Driver Update Brings 7 Fixes

X Server 1.6 Lives On With Another Release

Update On Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Benchmarks

Ubuntu 9.10 Gets A New Splash Screen, Not Plymouth

Compiz 0.9 Finally Approaches, Beta Coming

PTS Bardu Makes Its Alpha Debut

Linux 2.6.31 Kernel Is Ready With -RC8 Release

VGA Arbitration Code Hits The X Server

Slackware 13.0 Released With 64-bit Support

CUPS 1.4.0 Printing Server Brings New Interface

Skype 2.1 Beta Brings New Features To Linux

Warsow Update Delivers New Maps & More

A New Development Release Of GNOME Shell

OpenCL Support Atop Gallium3D Is Here, Sort Of

This Week: New Releases, Desktop Fun, Gaming

ALSA 1.0.21 Released With Many Driver Updates

Mesa Slowly Picking Up OpenGL 3 Support

Got Any Questions For NVIDIA About Linux?

X.Org 7.5 Is Frozen, XKB2 Gets Postponed Again

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