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November 2010 News Archives


Google's New VP8 Codec SDK Is Better, Faster

Performance Optimizations For KDE's KWin 4.6

Linux 2.6.37-rc1 Kernel Is Here; Can Build Without BKL

OpenBSD 4.8 Brings Improved Hardware Support

The Major Happenings From The Ubuntu 11.04 Summit

Ted Ts'o: EXT4 Within Striking Distance Of XFS

Fedora 14 Officially Released With New Features

An Improved Experience With Qt Scene Graph

KDE Software Compilation 4.5.3 Released

GCC 4.6 Leaves Stage 1 With New Features

Fedora 15 Just Received Lovelock As Its Codename

PerfKit: A Nicer Way To Look At Valgrind, FTrace, Etc

Can The Unigine Engine Get Any Better? Yes, And It Has.

Intel Still Wants Xephyr, Willing To Maintain It

Ubuntu Is Going To Deploy Wayland With Unity

The X.Org Plans In Ubuntu 11.04, Again

Mark's Announcement Sparks New Wayland Activity

Intel Gets Ready With New X.Org Driver For Sandy Bridge

Lightspark 0.4.5 Is Bringing The New Graphics Engine

The First Pre-Release Of Xfce 4.8 Has Arrived

NVIDIA Says It Has No Plans To Support Wayland

NVIDIA Puts Out New Fence Sync Patches

Open-Source ATI R300 Compiler Optimizations

Some Small Progress On Linux GPU Laptop Switching

Digital Mars Is Wanting To Merge D Into GCC

John Carmack Is Interested In Wayland On Ubuntu

Lightworks Is Not Coming To Linux Until Late 2011

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 1

Two Features Wayland Will Have That X Doesn't

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Released

MythTV 0.24 Brings A New OSD, HD Audio, Blu-ray

Urban Terror HD: Going Away From Open-Source

ARM Mali-T604 Arrives, But With What Kind Of Driver?

openSUSE 11.4 Milestone 3 Brings New Stuff

Fedora 15 Has A Release Schedule, But Will It Be Met?

Linaro 10.11 Is Out Plus ARM Plans For The Future

X.Org GSoC 2010 With KMS, Cairo, Etc. What Was Done?

Mono Picking Up F# Support For Linux, Mac OS X, Etc

The Fedora Plans For Wayland

X.Org 7.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Finally Here

Beta 2 Of The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries

Wine 1.3.7 Has Improved System Tray Support

The X Input 2.1 Multi-Touch Implementation Is Here

Intel Medfield Linux Support Gets Going

AMD Joins Up With Intel & Nokia On MeeGo Linux

Oracle Solaris 11 Express Was Just Released

ET-XreaL Continues Moving Towards Better Graphics

Whoops, The Main Server Is Getting Clobbered

Two Versions Of Mandriva Coming Soon

Genode OS Now Has A LiveCD Demo With Gallium3D

Linux 2.6.37-rc2 Kernel Released; So Far Looks Painless

AMD Already Has Open-Source Fusion Drivers

Benchmarking ARM Tablets, Smart-Phones

AMD Catalyst 10.11 Linux Driver Released

Pixman 0.22 Is Getting More Performance Optimizations

GNOME 2.32.1 Released As The Last Of GNOME 2

LGP Has Been Down For A Month And A Half

SystemD Has New Shutdown Logic, Gives Everyone CGroups

The First NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Linux Benchmark

Linus: What's Wrong With The Whole DRM Crowd?

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 2 Is Here

A Short Video Tour Of The Wayland Display Server

NVIDIA CUDA 3.2 Toolkit Released

OpenGL ES For KWin In KDE SC 4.7 Is Taking Shape

The Switch To The New Phoronix.com Server

Nouveau Now Supports Overclocking Your GPU

An Update On The OpenGL 3 Support In Mesa

XvMC With iDCT Now Working On Gallium3D

Linux 2.6.37-rc3 Kernel Comes Around

Bringing Up Hardware First In Linux, Then Windows

No KMS? No Mesa? Run Wayland Off A Linux Framebuffer!

Novell's Finally Sold: Going To Attachmate & Microsoft

Seven Weeks Later, LGP & Its DRM Is Still Down

Wayland License Changing To LGPLv2

VIA Graphics Still Lack Any Real Linux Progress

Vandalizing Open-Source Drivers?

If You Forgot, S3 Graphics Does Linux Drivers Too

Enlightenment... Now Running On Refrigerators

Phoromatic Now Does HTTPS Communication

Moonlight Now Does GPU Acceleration

LGP Is Partially Back Online; More Unforeseen Issues

Ubuntu To Turn Into A Rolling-Release Distribution?

ZFS For Linux Is Now Available To The Public!

Xen Dom0 Support May Come Back To Fedora

Good News For Linux Gamers This Thanksgiving

KDE 4.6 Beta 1 Is Here With Fun New Features

TrueHD, DTS-HD, E-AC3 Over HDMI On Linux

Don't Forget About Our Shopping Links This Holiday

This Is Cool: An HTML5 Back-End For GTK3

Work Is Back Underway On Clover: Mesa's OpenCL

Wine 1.3.8 Brings Various Changes

Why More Companies Don't Contribute To X.Org

Wayland Now Has A Nested Compositor Back-End

Lightspark 0.4.5 With New Graphics Engine Nears

VA-API Support For Google Android Platform

KWin Is Now Running On OpenGL ES 2.0

A New Clutter Development Release

GNOME's Zeitgeist Is Coming To The KDE Desktop

The State Of Unity In Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1

The GNOME 3.0 Shell Is Advancing Too

X Server 1.10 Merge Window Closing; Ubuntu 11.04 To Use

The Vega State Tracker Gets Cleaned, OpenVG 1.1

Linux 2.6.37-rc4 Kernel Released On Schedule

SplashTop Hooks Up With Bing, Chromium

Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD Installer Will Support ZFS

Mesa 7.10 Is Coming In One Month

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