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January 2012 News Archives


Wine 1.3.36 Brings UDisks, DIB Enhancements, Etc

GNOME Is Still A Ways Off From 10% Goal

Avidemux 2.5.6 Video Editor Brings Many Changes

Scribus 1.4 Desktop Suite Sees Major Overhaul

Gentoo Linux 12.0 LiveDVD Released

Building A KWin Window Manager With JavaScript

Linux Zcache Now Handles Crypto Compression

More GL3 Work Lands In Mesa

Genode OS Gets An Ambitious 2012 Roadmap

libdce: The Distributed Codec Engine

Wayland Announces... Weston Compositor

Open-Source Versions Of BioWare 3D Game Engines

MeeGo-Successor Tizen Is Still Vaporware

Razer BlackWidow, Other Products On Linux?

FreeDOS 1.1 Released With Many Changes

3.3.3 Of GNOME Shell, Mutter Try To Fix Things Up

Linux 3.2 Kernel Officially Christened

Ryan "Icculus" Gordon Has Some New Tools

Linux At The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

KDE 4.8 Release Candidate 2 Is Here

What's Coming For The Linux 3.3 Kernel DRM Pull

Qt 5.0 Work With One Month To Feature Freeze

Did Your System Take A Dive With Linux 3.2?

MythTV 0.25 Is Still Being Baked With Many Changes

Radeon HD 7000 Support, VIA KMS Still Missing

OpenSUSE May Finally Pull In Plymouth

Red Eclipse 1.2 Racks Up Many Changes

Radeon VM, DMA-BUF Will Go Into Linux 3.3 Kernel

Softpipe Gets Close On GL3, Mesa 8.0 For Early February

Sprite Support For Wayland's Weston

The Zen Kernel Is Still Alive, Patching Linux 3.1

Bufferbloat To Be Fought In Linux 3.3 With BQL

Will Intel's Ivy Bridge Be Trouble-Free On Linux?

FOSDEM 2012: Four Weeks To Wayland, X.Org & Games

Microsoft's exFAT Is Still Crap On Linux

Intel's Medfield Still A Botched Binary Mess Under Linux?

RFC: More Interactive Graphs For Benchmarks

Gallium3D For Haiku Is Being Addressed

FIOPS: A New Linux I/O Scheduler For Flash/SSDs

Linux News From The Consumer Electronics Show 2012

Oracle Has Yet To Clarify Solaris 11 Kernel Source

Reiser4 Still Lacks Mainline Ambitions

Linux 3.3 Kernel Has A Big, "Pretty Good" Staging Merge

It's Official: Mesa 8.0 With OpenGL 3.0

Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu Go LTS With 12.04

ELLCC: Using LLVM/Clang For Cross-Compiling

Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Support Clarification

Fedora 17 Has More Features: GIMP 2.8, GCC 4.7, oVirt, Etc

Tizen Puts Out Some Code, SDK Preview

Eight Reasons You Can Enjoy Mesa 8.0

Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype

EXT4 Gains New Online Resize Support In Linux 3.3

The Linux 3.3 DRM Pull Is Heavy On Enhancements

MeeGo-Successor Tizen Is Not On Wayland Yet

Corel Releases Professional Linux Photo Software

Where Things Fall Short: Eight Shortcomings Of Mesa 8.0

The Pull That Finally Fixes ASPM Power Regression

Announcing The DRM VGEM - Virtual GEM Provider

GammaRay 1.1 For Poking Qt Application Binaries

Three Priorities For Open-Source Radeon Graphics

OpenFIMG ARM Graphics Driver Is Still Active

CrossOver 11 Is Coming, Based On Wine 1.4

2D Color Tiling Patches Hit For Radeon R600+

FreeBSD 9.0 Arrives w/ DTrace, Clang, ZFS Updates

Mageia 2 A3 Released, Joins systemd Bandwagon

Intel Wants YOUR Linux Questions, Feedback

Frontswap Still Not Ready For Linux 3.3 Kernel

Btrfs Picks Up Snappy Compression Support

Mesa 8.0 LLVMpipe: Fine For Desktop, Not For Gaming

Moving Closer To NVIDIA Optimus On Linux

Enlightenment Is Enlightening Wayland

Wine 1.3.37 Rounds Out The DIB Engine

Google To Go After Go-One In GCC 4.7 Compiler

One Week To SCALE 10x Linux Event

VMware's New Graphics Architecture Is Shaping Up

DirectFB 1.6 Release Is Imminent With New Features

Closer To Radeon H.264 VDPAU In Gallium3D

LessFS Pairs De-Duplication With Snappy Compression

In OpenCL Push, AMD Makes Progress With LLVM For Gallium3D

PulseAudio Ported To Android, Compared To AudioFlinger

OpenMP May Finally Come To LLVM/Clang

Fedora 17 Gets Beefier: Another Round Of Features

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Milestone 1

Microsoft's ReFS File-System: Competitor To Btrfs?

Intel Has 50 Patches For ACPI/Power In Linux 3.3

VA-API Video Acceleration On Intel Medfield

Cogl, Clutter, Cogland Get It On With Wayland

UEFI Secure Boot Still A Big Problem For Linux

Btrfs In Linux 3.3 Brings Reworked Balance Code

Wayland's Window Stacking & Raising Design

Adaptive Tickless Linux Kernel Support Status

XAA In X.Org Has Finally Met Its Executioner

Another Unigine-Based Linux Game Soon To Alpha

An Easy But Serious Screensaver Security Problem In X.Org

Intel NVM Express Driver For Linux 3.3 Kernel

Wayland Action Items You Can Start On

Digia's Qt Commercial Still Carrying Large Patch Delta

Linux 3.3-rc1 Released, Merge Window Closes

Responses To The Linux Desktop Security Problem

Bumblebee Has Tumbleweed For NVIDIA Optimus On Linux

GTK+ 3.4 For Multi-Touch May Come In GNOME 3.4

SCALE 10x Kicks Off Today In Los Angeles

Darktable For Open-Source Photography

Roadmap For openSUSE 12.2: Summer 2012 Release

Where The Linux 3.3 Kernel Will Come Up Short

Desura Game Client Is Now Open-Source

Plans For X.Org, Wayland At FOSDEM 2012 Are Drawn

MPlayer2 Is Still Being Actively Developed

XBMC May Soon Run On Top Of Wayland

NTFS-3G Sees Major Update w/ Faster Compression

MythTV Sees First Update In Nearly One Year

A New Design For FUSE File-Systems

Error-Fixing Btrfs FSCK Tool Is Imminent

Ubuntu's Already Making Plans For ARM In 2014, 2015

Fedora 17 Goes On A Diet, But With More Features

Digia: Committed To Qt, Will Take "Extremely Active Role"

XFS Developer Takes Shots At Btrfs, EXT4

Cinnamon Fork Of GNOME Shell Is Tasty At v1.2

Ubuntu Announces A Heads-Up Display For 12.04

Reverse-Engineered NVIDIA Driver Works On Re-Clocking

A Rolling-Release Version Of Fedora Is Discussed

Going Over The Good & Bad For UEFI On Linux

VIA Shows Us Next-Gen Hardware Results, Info

ALSA 1.0.25 Is Out With Many Linux Audio Changes

NVIDIA Talks Of Optimus Possibilities For Linux

KDE 4.8 Released With Many Improvements

AMD Releases Catalyst 12.1 Driver For Linux

The OpenCL State Tracker Nears Working State

Btrfs To Go Production-Ready In Oracle Linux

Mesa Beginning To Need Application Workarounds

NVIDIA's LLVM CUDA Compiler: Open-Source, 10% Faster

Samba 4.0 Dances Closer To Release

Bringing Ubuntu (GNOME) Classic To 12.04 LTS?

FFmpeg 0.10 Gets New Filters, Decoders, Encoders

id Software's Main Linux Game Developer Resigns

Interlaced Support For Intel's Linux Graphics Driver

Unity Desktop, Nux Get Upstream OpenGL ES 2.0

Announcing The Lima Open-Source GPU Driver

How Ubuntu 12.04 Is Trying To Drop Power Usage

Fedora 17 Moves Forward With Unified File-System

Wine 1.4 Nears Release: Code Freeze, 1.4-rc1

X.Org Server 1.12 Steps Closer To Release

Wayland Can Now Do Surface Transformations

Reclocking Hits For Open-Source NVIDIA Driver

Unigine & Mesa Move Closer To Playing Along

GCC 4.7 Moves Along Into Stage 4

R600 Gallium3D Can Now Do OpenGL 3.0, GLSL 1.30

KDE's Plasma Active Shipping On New ARM Tablet

Early-Stage DirectFB For Android Devices

Google Code-In 2011 Accomplishments

Wayland Is Almost Ready For Showing Off

Another Week, Another Round Of Fedora 17 Features

FreeBSD Made Much Progress Last Quarter

Cleaning Up The R600 Gallium3D Driver

Linux Game Publishing Shake-Up: CEO Steps Down

Radeon HD 7950 Launches, Linux Support Questionable

New Humble Indie Bundle Launches For Linux, Android

Wayland Preparing For 1.0 Stable Release

Linux 3.3-rc2 Kernel Is Out Late Due To "Mind-Fart"

id Software Consolidates Open-Source Code

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