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NVClock's Thunderbird To Launch New Project

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Published on 21 January 2010 02:29 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Roderick Colenbrander, or better known by his Internet name of Thunderbird (not to be confused with the Mozilla mail client), will soon be announcing a new software project that is supposed to be rather interesting, according to him. Roderick is known for starting the NVClock project years prior to the existence of CoolBits support for Linux to enable NVIDIA graphics card overclocking (and other tweaking) with Linux. Roderick has also been involved with the Nouveau project for a brief while and also with Wine to improve its graphics support. He has also been a contributor to our forums.

Details on this yet-to-be-announced project are scarce, but it's to do with Linux and is also gaming related. It is, however, unrelated to NVClock. A formal announcement regarding this project is expected within a few days. If it ends up being as interesting and innovative as NVClock once was, you can be sure we will be talking more about it on Phoronix.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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