1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Desktop News Archives

Linux Mint Releases Cinnamon 2.6 Desktop

The Linux Mint crew has tagged the release of the Cinnamon 2.6 desktop environment.
19 May 2015 - Cinnamon 2.6

Bodhi Linux Forks Enlightenment E17

The Bodhi Linux distribution has forked the Enlightenment project from its E17 release.
29 April 2015 - Moksha - 9 Comments

EFL 1.14 Beta Brings Ecore-DRM Improvements

Just one week after the EFL 1.14 Alpha 1 release marks the availability of Enlightenment Foundation Libraries' 1.14 Beta 1 debut.
13 April 2015 - Enlightenment EFL 1.14

Elementary OS 0.3 "Freya" Now Available

Version 0.3 of Elementary OS, which is codenamed Freya, is now available after being under development for more than one year.
11 April 2015 - Elementary OS - 11 Comments

Enlightenment EFL 1.14.0 Alpha 1

The Enlightenment crew at Samsung have released their first alpha version of the upcoming EFL 1.14.0 library set.
7 April 2015 - EFL 1.14

Emile: Enlightenment EFL's Latest Addition

A Samsung developer has landed the latest addition to the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL): Emile.
17 March 2015 - Emile - 5 Comments

Enlightenment's Evas GL Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.0

Enlightenment's Evas GL component of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) now has support for exposing applications to OpenGL ES 3.0 support through Evas GL.
16 March 2015 - EFL Evas

Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work

Xfce 4.12 has finally been released!
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments

The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.12

The release of Xfce 4.12 is hopefully being realized this weekend. The release hasn't taken place at the time of writing, but there's been commits to update translations as well as to add the new wallpaper of Xfce 4.12.
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 23 Comments

Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release

If all goes according to plan, Xfce 4.12 will be officially released this weekend. Here's a look at some of the most prominent changes for this long overdue update to Xfce.
27 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 25 Comments

Xfce 4.12 Is Still Planned For Release In One Week

Earlier this week we wrote about plans for Xfce 4.12 to finally be released and that it was being targeted for the end of February. Unlike failed Xfce 4.12 plans of the past few years, it looks like this release will actually pan out in one week's time.
20 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 19 Comments

Enlightenment EFL 1.13 Released

Version 1.13 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is now available.
9 February 2015 - Enlightenment EFL 1.13

Fluxbox 1.3.7 Released With Few Changes

Fluxbox 1.3.6 was released last month after this lightweight window manager went two years without a new release. It looks like the rate of development of Fluxbox is ticking back up as Fluxbox 1.3.7 was just tagged this morning.
8 February 2015 - Fluxbox 1.3.7 - 9 Comments

Xfce 4.12 Planned For Release In A Few Weeks

It looks like the release of Xfce 4.12 is finally about to materialize!
7 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments

Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Beta 1 Released

One week after the Elementary 1.13 Alpha release, Enlightenment developers have released the first beta of v1.13.
19 January 2015 - Elementary 1.13 Beta 1

Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Alpha Fixes DnD On Wayland

The Enlightenment crew were hard at work during the holidays and today in getting the new year going they've released the first alpha of the Elementary 1.13 library.
12 January 2015 - Elementary 1.13 Alpha

Compiz 0.8.10 Released

Following the in-fighting over the future of Compiz that happened back in November, Scott Moreau has proclaimed the release this week of Compiz v0.8.10.
9 January 2015 - Compiz 0.8.10 - 21 Comments

Budgie: A Lightweight, Chrome OS Inspired, GNOME-Aligned Desktop

The latest new open-source Linux desktop initiative is Budgie, a desktop focused on simplicity. The Budgie desktop is now undergoing possible review for inclusion into Fedora.
6 December 2014 - Budgie Desktop - 16 Comments

Quantum OS Aims For A Linux Desktop With QML, Wayland & Material Design

Quantum OS (formerly known as Quartz OS for a brief time) is a new Linux distribution mostly focused around providing a clean, very attractive desktop experience. This latest Linux desktop project is focused on providing a Qt5-based desktop that complies with Google's Material Design concepts.
26 November 2014 - Quantum OS - 14 Comments

There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz

Unless you're a user of Ubuntu with Unity 7, you probably haven't heard much about Compiz in quite some time. However, some developers are looking to further revive its development but not everyone is in agreement.
24 November 2014 - Compiz 0.8 - 31 Comments

191 Desktop news articles published on Phoronix.
<< Previous Page
1
Latest Linux News
  1. Zapcc Claims To Be A "Much Faster C++ Compiler"
  2. Godot 1.1 Engine Release Brings New 2D Engine
  3. Intel VA-API Driver 1.6 Is Coming
  4. Canonical Is Reportedly Considering An IPO
  5. GNOME 3.18 - GTK3 Now Supports RandR 1.5
  6. Fedora 22 Risks Being Delayed Beyond Next Week
  7. Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released
  8. LibreOffice 5.0 Beta 1 Released
  9. Allwinner Publishes New CedarX Open-Source Code
  10. ACPI 6 Non-Volatile Memory Device Support / NFIT / LIBND For Linux
  11. Fedora 22 Marches Closer To Release
  12. The Linux 4.0 EXT4 RAID Corruption Bug Has Been Uncovered
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Btrfs RAID 0/1 Benchmarks On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  2. The State Of Various Firefox Features
  3. Intel Iris Graphics Performance With Mesa 10.6
  4. Fedora Workstation 22 Is Looking Great, Running Fantastic
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. The Linux 4.0 Kernel Currently Has An EXT4 Corruption Issue
  2. Rust 1.0 Language Officially Released
  3. AMDGPU Open-Source Driver Code Continues Maturing
  4. Oculus Rift Suspends Linux Development To Focus On Windows
  5. Wine 1.7.43 Works On Desktop Shell Window Support
  6. Spec Ops: The Line Is The Latest Linux Shooter
  7. RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver To Be Enabled For Android
  8. KDE Applications 15.08 Planned For Release On 19 August