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Arcan Display Server Working On X.Org / Wayland Compatibility

Arcan is the project we first wrote about earlier this year as an open-source display server built atop a game engine and with Lua scripting support. It's been in development for years and progressed a lot this year. Lately the developer has been working on X11 and Wayland compatibility for Arcan.

27 December 2016 - Arcan - 1 Comment
Darktable 2.2 NVIDIA OpenCL Benchmarks

With this weekend's release of the Darktable 2.2 RAW digital photography workflow software being out and it having OpenCL improvements among other advancements, I've been carrying out some fresh benchmarks for this popular open-source, cross-platform program.

26 December 2016 - Darktable 2.2 - 8 Comments
More Darktable GPU/CPU Benchmarks - 27 Different Setups

This morning I posted a 20-way Darktable OpenCL comparison for this open-source digital photography workflow software that can make great use of GPUs. Those results were well-received and there were requests for more CPU data, so here are some Darktable benchmarks on more Linux boxes.

28 November 2016 - Darktable Benchmarking - 13 Comments
DirectFB Returns Online

Over one year after the DirectFB project site disappeared and the code just appearing on GitHub, they have a project site restored but the development still appears rather dormant.

3 November 2016 - DirectFB.net - 3 Comments
JPEG-Turbo Library 1.5.1 Released

Version 1.5.1 of the libjpeg-turbo library is now available. For those that have somehow managed to never hear of it, libjpeg-turbo is a BSD-licensed, faster JPEG image codec than libjpeg and has various other feature differences.

21 September 2016 - libjpeg-turbo 1.5.1 - Add A Comment

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