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May 2013 News Archives


What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month

Unigine Adds In Support For Oculus Rift & WebGL

OpenBSD 5.3 Improves Hardware Support

Are Compositing Window Managers Lightweight?

Starting Development Of GNOME Shell, Mutter 3.10

Steam Linux Usage Still On The Decline

CrossOver 12.2 Released By CodeWeavers

Lots Of Crypto Optimizations For Linux 3.10 Kernel

ARM64 Support Will Improve In Linux 3.10 (AArch64)

GCC 4.9 Diagnostics Will Begin Playing With Colors

Intel Haswell To Boost Graphics Performance 2~3x

NVIDIA 319.17 Linux Driver Brings In New Features

Adobe Open-Sources CFF Rasterizer For FreeType

Korora 18 Supports Experimental Steam Client

ARM Support Will Change A Lot With Linux 3.10

XFS In Linux 3.10 To Put On Extra Protection

Portal Released For Steam On Linux

DRM Pull Request Submitted For Linux 3.10 Kernel

LLVM 3.3 Planned As A Phoronix Birthday Present

Ubuntu 13.10 Release Schedule Published

phpMyAdmin 4.0 Release Kills Off The Tables

Audio Drivers Updated For The Linux 3.10 Kernel

Turbulenz Game Engine Open-Sourced

Left 4 Dead 2 Beta Surfaces For Linux Gamers

Intel Commits More Mesa Performance Optimizations

Debian 7.0 "Wheezy" Officially Released

KVM Virtualization Gets New Features In Linux 3.10

Full DynTicks Proposed For Linux Kernel Integration

Open-Source Radeon UVD Video Support On Fedora

GOCL: Bringing OpenCL To GNOME Software

CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL Pulled Into Linux 3.10 Kernel

Epic Citadel Demo Brought To HTML5 Browsers

GLSL 1.30 Support For AMD RadeonSI Driver With LLVM

Unvanquished Alpha 15 Brings Engine, Renderer Updates

KDE 4.10.3 Packs 75+ Bug-Fixes

Cinnamon 1.8 Desktop Adds In New Features

SystemZ / S390x Support Added To Clang Compiler

Elementary OS Luna Beta 2 Released

Intel Is Nearing OpenMP Support In LLVM/Clang

OLPC OS 13.1.0 Supports The XO-4 Touch Laptop

Dagger: Decompiling Software Through LLVM

Systemd 203 Is A Good Release, Brings New Features

Why IBM Now Views LLVM As Being Critical Software

Overclockix Is Still Around For Linux Stress-Testing

Sambamba: Another Way To Automatically Parallelize Code

Early Radeon OpenGL Benchmarks From Linux 3.10

Humble Bundle Launches Double Fine Bundle

Blender 2.67 Brings Freestyle Rendering

LLVM/Clang 3.3 Branched With Many New Features

Red Hat Announces Fedora "Flock" Linux Conference

Greater Radeon Gallium3D Shader Optimization Tests

BrĂ¼tal Legend Is Exciting To Linux Gamers

Tux3 File-System Claims To Be Faster Than Tmpfs

LLVM 3.3 Release Candidate 1 Now Available

Garry's Mod Creator Comments On Linux Plans

Ubuntu To Get Its Own Package Format, App Installer

The First Nouveau Benchmarks On Linux 3.10

Calligra 2.7 Beta Is Packing New Features

Canonical Plans For Usable Ubuntu Phone By Month's End

F2FS File-System Gets Major Changes In Linux 3.10

Linux 3.10 Kernel Integrates BCache HDD/SSD Caching

Valve's Gabe Newell To Keynote LinuxCon 2013

Intel Releases OpenCL SDK XE 2013 For Linux

Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Enters Development Sights

NVIDIA Releases 310.51 Driver To Kill Off The Series

Pixman 0.30 Release Has Major Back-End Work

Fedora's Account System Faces Security Issue

OpenNebula 4.0 Improves The Open-Source Cloud

Comparing The Ubuntu And Fedora Linux Kernels

Btrfs In Linux 3.10 Gets Skinny Extents, Quota Rebuilds

Half-Life 2 Games Released For Linux On Steam

Color Management Code Merged Into Wayland/Weston

Jedi Academy Thrives As Open-Source Software

FreeType 2.4.12 Features New CFF Engine

Qt5 Port For Tizen Is Underway

Linux 3.10: Improved eCryptfs AES-NI Performance

Intel Releases Linux Thermal Daemon

Google Gets Ready With VP9 Codec

DRM Moves Ahead With HTML5 Specification

Ubuntu's Mir Moves Ahead With Unity 8 Interface

A New Set Of OpenGL Benchmarks Come To OpenBenchmarking

Linux 3.10 Kernel Yields Biggest Changes In Years

TTimo Announces Experimental Framework For New Games

The State Of PackageKit, AppStream, & Listaller

Top Contributors To The Intel Linux DRM Driver

PostgreSQL 9.3 Props Up New Database Features

Colord 1.0 Released To Manage Open-Source Colors

Open-Source AMD Driver Gets "Hainan" GPU Support

Go 1.1 Language Brings Performance Improvements

Mozilla Firefox 21 Hits The Web With New Features

Ubuntu Set To Terminate Its Brainstorm Project

Sub-Surfaces Support Merged Into Wayland

VA-API Gets New H.264/MPEG-2 Encoding API Support

Qt 5.1 Beta 1 Released With Many Platform Features

X.Org, Mir Plans Are Made Up For Ubuntu 13.10

Canonical Shows Mir, Unity-Next Running On MacBook Pro

Ubuntu SDK Beta Planned For July With New Widgets

New Linux Kernel Vulnerability Exploited

Kubuntu, KDE Has Little Hope For Ubuntu's Mir

PyPy 2.0 Python Alternative Released

Radeon Gallium3D Gets Important Cayman Fixes

X3: Albion Prelude Released For Linux Gamers

Further Planning On Ubuntu's New Package System

Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid Graphics

Ubuntu Looks Towards MySQL Alternatives

Features Being Developed For KDE 4.11 Desktop

Ubuntu To Look At Replacing Firefox With Chromium

SlateKit Shell: A New Qt5/QML Web-Browser

OpenSUSE Considers Replacing LXDE With E17

KVM Virtualization Still Being Ported To 64-bit ARM

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 "Utsira" Milestone 2 Released

The Last GNOME 3.8 Point Release Has Been Made

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" Approaches With New Tools

Unity 8, Mir To Be Experimental Choice In Ubuntu 13.10

KDE's Krita Ported To OpenGL 3.1, OpenGL ES 2.0

Unity 7, Compiz To Be Polished For Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 Likely Switching To Chromium Browser

JADE: An LLVM-Based Video Decoder For MPEG RVC

DRM Graphics Driver Comes For Dove/Cubox

OpenSUSE 13.1 Milestone 1 Released

Firefox 22 Beta Enables WebRTC Support

Linux's "Ondemand" Governor Is No Longer Fit

Linux 3.10 Kernel Benchmarks For Intel Ivy Bridge

GCC 4.8.1 Compiler Due To Be Out Next Week

Linux 3.10 Kernel Benchmarks On A Core i7 Laptop

Modern Intel Gallium3D Driver Still Being Toyed With

Logitech Begins Supporting Linux Users

DNF Still Advancing As Experimental Yum For Fedora

FreeBSD Still Working On Next-Gen Package Manager

Benchmarking The Intel P-State, CPUfreq Changes

Using Six Monitors With AMD's Open-Source Linux Driver

NetBSD 6.1 Brings In More Features

Mageia 3 Released, Still Using Legacy GRUB

Jolla Announces Their First Phone

Freedreno Gallium3D Now Banging The Adreno A3XX

Handbrake 0.9.9 Supports OpenCL Offloading

QEMU 1.5 Supports VGA Passthrough, Better USB 3.0

Linux 3.10-rc2 Kernel Takes In A Few Extra Pulls

KTAP Released For Linux Kernel Dynamic Tracing

Qt For Tizen Launches, Based On Qt 5.1

Microsoft Releases Skype For Linux 4.2, Has Bug-Fixes

SQLite Now Faster With Memory Mapped I/O

Mesa 9.1.3 Release Corrects Some Bugs

New Intel X.Org Driver Supports All Of Haswell

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 "Utsira" Released

Hot Relocation HDD To SSD Support For Btrfs

Intel Ultrabook Performance Is Faster With Mesa 9.2

Debian GNU/Hurd 2013 Release Brings New Packages

Chrome 27 Loads Web Pages Faster

Raspberry Pi Gets New Wayland Weston Renderer

Wayland's Weston Gets Output Scaling Support

Fedora 18 Comes To ARMv6, Raspberry Pi

X.Org Libraries Hit By Round Of Security Issues

Digia Announces "Boot To Qt" Project

Chrome 28 To Offer More Speed Improvements

New NVIDIA Linux Driver Supports The GeForce GTX 780

KDE 4.11 Will Be The Last Major KDE4 Workspaces Feature Release

Linux Desktop Security Could Be A Whole Lot Better

Wine 1.5.31 Pulls In New Gecko Release

Intel Shows Off GNOME3-Based Tizen Shell

AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Begins Simple CL Demos

LLVM Clang 3.3 RC2 Is Ready For Testing

Unity 8, Mir Made Progress This Week On Features

A New X.Org-Free Wayland LiveCD Released

Libjpeg-Turbo Gets New Release

BeagleBone Port Of CoreBoot Going Mainline

The Best Features Of LLVM / Clang 3.3

Sega To Release Football Manager 14 For Linux

VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline

Linux 3.10-rc3 Kernel Takes On More Weight

Replacing X With Wayland On The Raspberry Pi

Rustboot: A 32-Bit Kernel Written In Rust

Intel 2.21.8 Driver Takes Care Of COW Regressions

CGit Update Adds Exciting Features, Security Fix

Raspberry Pi's Raspbian Improves Its Performance

OCLint: Another Way For Clang Static Code Analysis

Freedreno Gallium3D Gets XA Acceleration Support

RadeonSI Gallium3D Enables GLSL 1.30 Support

Fedora 19 Beta Released With Lots Of New Work

NGINX Might Be Included With Ubuntu Server ISOs

Humble Indie Bundle 8 Launches With Many Titles

AMD Catalyst 13.6 Linux Graphics Driver Beta Released

LibreOffice 4.1 Beta Arrives With New Features

Windows 8 Hardware Has Another Problem For Linux

Intel Begins Lining Up Graphics Changes For Linux 3.11

Baseio Game From Ioquake3 Failing To Advance

Xine Now Supports VA-API, GL 2.0 Output, EAC3

Nepomuk To See Speed Improvements In KDE 4.11

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" Released

Intel Ivy Bridge: UXA vs. SNA - Updated Benchmarks

User-Facing Features Coming To GNOME 3.10

KDE Vivaldi Tablet Upgraded, Closer To Release

Shuttleworth Closes Bug #1, Microsoft's Market Share

Digia Introduces Qt Creator 2.8 Beta

NVIDIA Introduces $400 GeForce GTX 770 GPU

X.Org Foundation BoD Summaries

ReactOS 0.3.15 Begins Supporting USB Mice

X.Org Has Some Interesting Summer GSoC Projects

Genode OS 13.05 Brings Automated Tests, Exynos 5

GCC 4.8.1 Released With Compiler Bug-Fixes

Intel Works On Intermediate Pixel Storage

Gaming, Linux Desktop Advances For May 2013

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