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August 2011 News Archives


Heroes of Newerth Goes Free-To-Play

FreeBSD 9.0 Goes Into Beta

Will The GLSL-To-TGSI Code Now Be Merged To Master?

Humble Indie Bundle #3 At Nearly $1M USD

Multiple X Servers For One Graphics Card, Again

PC-BSD Goes Into 9.0 Beta With New Features

OpenBox 3.5.0 Window Manager Released

Desktop Summit 2011: Copyright Assignment, Wayland & Beer

Many Ubuntu Users Still Hate The Unity Desktop

NVIDIA 280 Linux Driver Series Becomes Official

Humble Indie Bundle #3 Ups The Ante

A Modular Rendering System For ioquake3 Engine

A Handful Of Patches Arrive For Wayland

The First Shot Towards GStreamer 1.0

X.Org Server 1.11 RC2 Is Released

RapidDisk, A New Linux RAM Disk Kernel Module

Fedora 16 Features With Desktop, Virtualization, Etc

What Should Linux Gamers Expect From QuakeCon 2011?

Xamarin Puts Out Its First Mono Release

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Receives Many Improvements

Doom 3 Source-Code To Be Released This Year

id Software's Rage May Not Be Coming To Linux Soon

Humble Indie Bundle #3 Now Includes Old Bundle

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Alpha 3 Released

Mesa GLSL-To-TGSI Is Merged To Master

Wine 1.3.26 Improves The Built-In Internet Explorer

Linux Game Publishing Is Hitting A Bumpy Road Again

Ryan Gordon Ports HGE To Linux, Then Releases Code

Knoppix 6.7 Released This Weekend

The Earliest Talk About The GTK4 Tool-Kit

The Plans For KDE Frameworks 5.0 Were Just Announced

Gentoo Releases New LiveDVD (Gentoo 11.2)

Linux 3.1-rc1 Kernel: A "Pretty Normal Release"

PHXCMS-8 Enters Development

Ryan Gordon Criticizes Open-Source Drivers Again

Reworking The R600 Gallium3D Driver Winsys Back-End

Btrfs Switch Postponed To Fedora 17

OpenGL 4.2 Specification Published With GLSL 4.20

GNOME Shell Multi-Touch Support State

Mesa Developers Still Fear Patent Wrath With S2TC

Humble Indie Bundle #3 Does More Than Two Million Dollars

Intel Rounds Out Its Ivy Bridge Graphics Driver

Moto: From Dining To Open-Source Software

XtreemFS: A Distributed & Replicated File-System

Samba 3.6 Brings SMB2 Support

What's Coming Up For LinuxCon NA 2011

What Mesa Has Left With OpenGL 3, OpenGL 4

QEMU 0.15 Brings Several New Features

AMD Puts Out An OpenGL 4.2 Linux Driver

One Month Until The X.Org Meeting In Chicago

MPlayer2 Is Still Alive & Kicking

Adobe Flash 11 Beta 2 Is More Stable, Faster On Linux

Google Chrome Is Being Ported To Wayland

Update On Open-Source AMD Fusion Llano Support

PC-BSD/FreeBSD 9.0 For Intel Sandy Bridge

The GPU Acceleration Situation In Firefox 6

Approved: C++0x Will Be An International Standard

Linux 3.1-rc2 Is A Fairly Calm Release

What's Coming Up For GCC 4.7

Google's Buying Out Motorola For 12.5 Billion USD

Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 2

Mozilla Readies Its New Public License

New Plans For Linux Long-Term Kernel Releases

Easy Parallel Programming: Cilk Plus Ported To GCC

Joyent Open-Sources SmartOS, Ports KVM To Solaris

Intel Developers Publish A Load Of Mesa Patches

Native Display Auto-Detection For EGL

OpenCL Is Coming To The GIMP Via GEGL

Gallium3D Post-Processing, MLAA Nearly Ready

Improving The Linux Kernel's Memory Performance

Linux 3.1 Kernel Supports Wake On Wireless LAN

Photos Of Steamworks On Linux

SDFS: A File-System With Inline De-Duplication

Intel Proposes Major Additions To VA-API Acceleration

Samsung Continues Sponsoring Enlightenment

AMD Catalyst 11.8 Linux Driver Released

Gallium3D OpenCL GSoC Near-Final Status Update

A Fork Of GNOME 2: The Mate Desktop

Remote Wayland Server Project: Does It Work Yet?

Intel OSTC At LinuxCon 2011

FlightGear 2.4.0 Brings Many Changes

LLVM Offers New Clang With SAFECode Technology

NVIDIA Releases 285.03 Beta Linux Driver

It's Time For The 2011 Linux Graphics Survey

HP Making Major Changes To WebOS, Selling PC Business

Google Chrome/Chromium Now Supports PulseAudio

Texas Instruments Proposes Extending DRI2 For Video

An Open-Source Mobile Linux Graphics Stack?

Intel Thunderbolt Support Under Linux

X.Org Developers' Conference 2011 Approaches

New GIMP Release Has Working Single-Window Mode

Mozilla Announces WebAPI, Hopes For A Standard

Linux 3.1-rc3 Kernel Released Without Much Churn

R600g Now Works With Xorg State Tracker

Interesting Talks For Linux Plumbers Conference 2011

Fedora 16 Alpha Has Arrived With Many Features

X.Org Server 1.11 Set For Release On Friday

NetworkManager 0.9 Release Brings Networking Fun

Running The Xorg State Tracker On R300 Gallium3D

Legacy Mesa Drivers Receive Their Death Sentence

Android Support Merged Into Mesa / Gallium3D

The Sad State Of GPU Drivers For BSD, Solaris

Oracle Does Some Open-Source Good With TTM

Samsung Puts Out New Open-Source ARM DRM Driver

New Footage Of CS: Global Offensive

Oracle Solaris At Least Has Intel KMS/DRI2

Wine 1.3.27 Brings Direct3D Multi-Sampling

X.Org Server 1.11 Has Officially Been Released

OpenCL, GLSL Back-End For LLVM May Soon Open Up

Mesa Kills Old Hardware Support: No More 3dfx Voodoo

Six Months With OpenBenchmarking.org

The VP8 State Tracker That Was Born This Summer

Mandriva 2011 Linux Release Finally Comes

It's Now Your Turn To Benchmark The Web Browser

Linux 3.1-rc4: Bigger Than Its Predecessor

Nouveau Fan Management Code Published

A 40-Way Gallium3D Graphics Card Comparison

Important GNOME Shell, Mutter Updates

A Performance Overhaul Of KDE's KWin

Google Brings GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap To Software

Samsung DRM Driver Could Make It Into The Kernel

Benchmarking With 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 3

Linux Benchmarks, Reviews Coming For September

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Ideas Are Needed

After Dropping Old GPU Drivers, Ian Axes More Mesa Code

Another Studio Is Working On A Unigine-Based Game

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