Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Release in time for the new year is Beryl 0.1.4. Beryl 0.1.4 begins Beryl's freeze for version 0.2.0. At the time of posting, the release notes have not yet been completed, but the announcement is available from the news page. Among the changes in this fifth developer release is new art and a handful of new plug-ins.