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June 2011 News Archives


Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad Milestone 4

USB 2.0 & USB-Over-Network Redirect For QEMU

Arch Linux Enables Mesa Floating Point Textures

Nailing Down The Linux Kernel Power Regressions

openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 1 Released

X.Org Server 1.11 RC1 Has Been Released

KDE, Qt & LightDM: Progress Made

REMINDER: Free Unigine OilRush Giveaway Contest

The Skype Protocol Was Reverse-Engineered

The Direct3D 10/11 State Tracker Is Still Around

Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Oncelot" Alpha 1 Released

DisplayLink Continues To Progress On Linux, But No 3D

Coreboot Finally Takes The Interest Of OEMs

Linux 3.0 Kernel Has Full Support For Xen

Unigine Engine Receives Major Feature Update

LibreOffice 3.4 Meets The World

Skype To Take Action Against Reverse-Engineering

Smooth Scrolling Targeted For X.Org Server 1.12

The Ubuntu Developer Portal Launches

Intel Just Released A Crazy Fast Acceleration Architecture

Celebrating The Phoronix Birthday With A High-Tech Dinner

Happy Birthday Phoronix; A Final Call For OilRush

Linux 3.0-rc2 Kernel Is A Quiet Release

A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published

Pidgin 2.8 Program Officially Released

VIA KMS Linux Driver Still Far From Being Ready

Microsoft & NVIDIA Have Been Closer Than Realized

AMD AES Releases XvBA Reference System

Any Linux News From The E3 2011 Gaming Expo?

Mesa 7.11 Is Set To Hit In July With Many Goodies

The AMD R600 Gallium3D Driver Is Becoming Quite Fit

Intel's New Acceleration Architecture Is Quick To Advance

Snapshots Support For EXT4 File-System

More Details On The Desura Linux Client

The Official X.Org Notes For Ubuntu 11.10

NVIDIA Linux Driver Now Does GL_EXT_x11_sync_object

On The Heels Of An Impressive Launch

Fedora 16 May Default To Btrfs File-System

Wayland Clients Within A Normal X11 Window Manager

OpenMoko Is Still Around & They Just Launched Something

Synaptics Gets Predictable Motion, Smooth Scrolling

The "Dirndl" On AMD Opterons Are Impressive

Dirndl On Intel's Sandy (Bridge) Is Hot

Other Features Coming Up For Fedora 16

KDE Kontact Ported To Akonadi, KDE SC 4.6.4 Is Out

KQ ZFS Linux Is No Longer Actively Being Worked On

Wine 1.3.22 Brings Various Changes

The System For Switching To SystemD In OpenSUSE

A New Trailer Of Unigine's OilRush Linux Game

100 Day Statistics For OpenBenchmarking.org

The Linux Kernel Power Issues Continues To Bite Users

GTK+ 3.2 Squeezes In A Couple More Features

Radeon KMS Color Tiling Now On For R600+ ASICs

The GNOME View On Compositor Benchmarking

Mesa 7.10.3 Point Release Now Available

GStreamer 1.0 Is Coming; Here's The Plans

Major Open-Source Code Drop For XvBA, PowerVR Coming

NVIDIA Does An Official 275.xx Linux Driver Blob

More Details From The EKOPath Open-Source Launch

R600 Gallium3D Driver Is Now Built By Default

Adobe Drops Linux Desktop Support For AIR

VMware Releases The XA Gallium3D State Tracker

AMD Catalyst 11.6 Linux Driver Released

GLSL IR To TGSI Translator Ready To Be Merged Into Mesa

Ubuntu ISOs To Finally Double As USB Images

Linux 3.1 Kernel Looking To Bring New KVM Option

Unigine Is Still Tapping The Well For OilRush

GNOME 3.1.2 Released

A Plethora Of Linux Power Tests Are On The Way

Gallium3D Clover Can Now Execute OpenCL Native Kernels

Haiku OS Advances With New Official Release

GCC 4.6.1 RC Arrives; Official Release Not Far Off

Linux 3.0-rc4 Fixes A Couple Performance Regressions

VIA OpenChrome KMS Support Is Nearly Done

Say Hello To XWayland & A New X.Org Video Driver

Mozilla Puts Out Firefox 5.0 Web Browser

Intel Continues Work On Ivy Bridge Linux Graphics Support

Mesa Gets Patches For GBM, A Graphics Buffer Manager

XFS Is Becoming Leaner While Btrfs & EXT4 Gain Weight

Milestone 2 Of openSUSE 12.1 Has Arrived

AMD Sends Family 12, Torpedo Code To Coreboot

Thunderbird 5.0 Beta 2 Tips Up

Blender 2.58 Released, Now Much More Stable

Gentoo-Based Sabayon Linux 6.0 Released

Google's Into Intel Gallium3D For Chromium OS?

Scientific Linux Marches On While CentOS 6 Is Still M.I.A.

Tuxera Claims NTFS Is The Fastest File-System For Linux

GCC Compiler Migrating To Be More C++ Based

Wine 1.3.23 Hooks Into More Direct3D 9.0 Functionality

KDE SC 4.7 Release Candidate Hits The Web

Torvalds: User-Space File-Systems, Toys, Misguided People

Burning Through Power: Linux Regressions Found

Unigine OilRush Needs More Time To Drill

GCC 4.6.1 Compiler Released

A Comment On The Linux 2.6.38 Power Regression

NVIDIA Releases Tegra 12 Alpha 1 Ubuntu-Based Linux

Linux 3.0-rc5 Kernel Release Brings Various Fixes

A Generic AMP/IPC Framework For Linux

Phoronix Seattle / Bellevue Washington Meet-Up

A Number Of X.Org Input Drivers Get Updated

Apple AirPrint Coming To Ubuntu Linux 11.04, 11.10

Phoronix Test Suite 3.2.1-Grimstad Released

Mesa 7.12 Is Now Where The Fun Is At

Gcrypt Library 1.5 Adds Support For Intel AES-NI

Intel Gallium3D Continues Seeing Changes

A Python Front-End To GCC Is Brewing This Summer

The Different Gallium3D Drivers Available

Mesa's OpenGL 3.0 TODO List Is Becoming Smaller

VirtualBox 4.1 Is Coming; Beta 1 w/ New Features

What To Do If Still Seeing Poor Linux Battery Life

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