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January 2011 News Archives

Broadcom Crystal HD Support For MPlayer, FFmpeg

MeeGo-Harmattan Is Handling FreeDesktop.org X

Intel Sandy Bridge Linux Graphics? It's A Challenge

VIA Launches A Graphics Card. Will It Work With Linux?

The Challenge In Delivering Open-Source GPU Drivers

Wayland Back-End For GTK+ Pushed Forward

Intel's Official Sandy Bridge DDX Nears

GCC 4.6 Release Candidate Is Nearing

LibreOffice Is Getting Ready For Ubuntu 11.04

Multiple Back-Ends With The GTK+ Wayland Back-End

Intel Will Work On Better Linux Timing For Ivy Bridge

VIA KMS + TTM/GEM Driver Moves Along Without VIA

Linux 2.6.37 Kernel Released

VIA Releases The Dual-Core Nano X2 CPU

There May Finally Be Better ATI Linux Video Playback

Iveland, OpenBenchmarking.org Launching From SCALE

KDE SC 4.6 Release Candidate 2 Is Out

NVIDIA Says It Will Deliver ARM CPUs Spanning PCs to SCs

GTK+ 3.0 Is Just About Here

There Might Be An Open PowerVR Driver In Q3'11

VIA's Open Linux Graphics Driver Has Been Defenestrated

Intel Bumps libva: Android & Sandy Bridge Friendly

AMD Releases Radeon HD 6000 Series Open-Source Support

The Fallacy Behind Open-Source GPU Drivers, Documentation

Update On The HD 6000 Series Open-Source Support

Oracle Makes TTM GPU Drivers Work On Xen

Cedega To Be Replaced By GameTree Linux Software

Wine 1.3.11 Comes About As GameTree Linux Is Introduced

Intel Sandy Bridge Linux Testing Is Coming Real Soon

GameTree Linux Is Trying To Be Its Own Steam-Like Platform

Mesa 7.10, Mesa 7.9.1 Released To The Wild

xf86-video-intel 2.14.0, Intel 2010Q4 Released

Performance Work Coming Up For Mesa 7.11

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Goes Into Beta

Kinect-Like Open-Source Devices For the PC

The DRM Brings Some Fun To The Linux 2.6.38 Kernel

The VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Code Progresses

Page-Flipping Is Flipped On In The ATI DDX Driver

ULatencyD Enters The Linux World

GIMP's Future With 2.8, Then Going Forward With GEGL

The Phoronix Forums Have Been Upgraded

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Is Put Out

GNOME 3.0 Is Getting Very Close

Debian 6.0 Is Getting Ready With An RC Installer

LibreOffice 3.3 Nears; RC3 Released

Canonical's Working On A Unity 2D Desktop

Firefox Developers Have Issues With Linux GPU Drivers Too

Will The Free Software Desktop Ever Make It?

Amarok 2.4 Brings Many Improvements

Ubuntu 11.04 Is Prepping For Mesa 7.10, X Server 1.10

Unigine Engine Ported To Android Phones, Tablets

Nouveau Fermi Acceleration Merged Into X Driver

Xfce 4.8 Desktop Environment Released

Attention Turns To Open-Source Drivers & Firefox

Mesa Now Supports A Bit More Of OpenGL 3.0

The VIA TTM/GEM Patch Appears Ready

LPC 2011 Call for Track Ideas

The Quest Of Finding Linux Compatible Hardware

Ubuntu Finds New Love With Qt

Open-Source Projects Are Getting Ripped On Amazon

Linux 2.6.38-rc1 Is Here With Two Features Linus Loves

The Butterfly-Amazon Open-Source Saga Continues

Pixman Continues With ARM Performance Improvements

If You Liked Yesterday's OpenBenchmarking.org Preview

VIA Chrome 9 Hardware Documentation Released

A Guide To How Graphics Cards Work

Wine 1.3.12 Brings Initial DOSBox Integration

That Was Quick: Here's Linux 2.6.38-rc2 Kernel

The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 11 Has Arrived

An Open-Source GLES Driver For Samsung's Galaxy GPU

Will The Catalyst Driver Work On Ubuntu 11.04 At Launch?

A Bavarian Preview Of Iveland & OpenBenchmarking.org

NVIDIA 260.19.36 Driver Released; 270.xx Coming Soon

NVIDIA 270.18 Linux Beta Driver Is Here

Cairo 1.12 Is Being Prepped With New Capabilities

AMD Puts Out A Beta Catalyst Linux Driver For The Public

LibreOffice 3.3 Officially Released

A Bounty For Gallium3D On Haiku OS

Blizzard Still Has a World of Warcraft Linux Client

A New QEMU QXL Driver Uses UXA

GCC 4.6 Still Has Too Many Serious Regressions

The New X Stack Is Going Into Ubuntu 11.04

KDE 4.6.0 Has Arrived

Introducing AppStream, Multi-Distro App Framework

This GLX Patch Can Really Boosts The FPS (~ +60%)

CodeWeavers Introduces CrossOver Impersonator

3.0-Iveland Beta 3 Advances OpenBenchmarking.org

A Guide To Becoming An Ubuntu Developer

Defining Wayland & Its Input System Are Discussed

openSUSE 11.4 M6 Kills HAL, Brings WebYaST, Avoids SystemD

Version 1.0 Of Enlightenment Foundation Libraries

MPlayer Is Getting Closer To Version 1.0 Too

How To Help & Support Linux, Open-Source?

Videos Of The Graphics Talks From Linux.Conf.Au 2011

What Was Said About EXT4 In Australia

Portable C Compiler Is Building FreeBSD, Nearing v1.0

An Update On Reiser4 For The Mainline Linux Kernel

Clutter 1.6 & GTK+ 2.24 Tool-Kits Released

Tiling Is Being Worked On For The Open Evergreen Driver

The Linux 2.6.38-rc3 Kernel Arrives

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Latest Linux News
  1. Fedora Doesn't Yet Enable F2FS File-System Support
  2. XZ 5.2 Adds New Multi-Threaded Options
  3. Intel 2.99.917 X.Org Driver Released, 3.0 Release Finally Near
  4. Server-Side XCB Is Being Discussed For The X.Org Server
  5. Adreno A4xx Rendering With Freedreno Takes Shape
  6. Linux 3.19-rc1 Kernel Released Ahead Of Schedule
  7. X.Org Server 1.16.3 Released To Fix Security Issues
  8. Linux 3.19 Merge Window Closes Ahead Of Schedule
  9. MIPS R6 Architecture Now Supported By GCC
  10. LowRISC To Feature Tagged Memory & Minion Cores
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. FPS capped on Linux (AMD fglrx drivers)
  2. Maker3D - create your 3D RPG
  3. Need some hand holding with upgrading xserver
  4. Speeding up systemd networking service
  5. Major Performance Breakthrough Discovered For Intel's Mesa Driver
  6. Looking for an nVidia GPU, but not sure how well they are supported.
  7. Are there an app using HSA ?
  8. The New SuperTuxKart Looks Better, But Can Cause GPU/Driver Problems