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For those interested in the native port of ZFS to Linux, the work being done by LLNL and others continues to advance.
19 September 2012 - New ZFS On Linux - 19 Comments
Digia and Nokia have already closed on their deal for Qt to be offloaded from the Windows Phone vendor.
18 September 2012 - Digia Qt - 6 Comments
Aside from the 2012 GStreamer Conference, another mini-summit that happened the week of LinuxCon San Diego in late August was the Linux Security Summit. While there aren't videos, slides from this security summit are now available.
16 September 2012 - And More - 1 Comment
After a lengthy development cycle, Samba 4.0 is now very close to being officially released and the first RC has surfaced.
14 September 2012 - Samba 4.0 RC1 - 8 Comments
There's more Linux video editing news besides the new Cinelerra release and the forthcoming alpha of Lightworks for Linux. The latest open-source Linux video editing news is the release of Avidemux 2.6, which has seen its internals rewritten.
13 September 2012 - Avidemux - 2 Comments
Are you looking forward to the official -- and long-awaited -- release of Enlightenment's E17 in the near future?
11 September 2012 - Enlightenment E17 - 17 Comments
Back in May was the long-awaited release of GIMP 2.8, and while this release was great and packed in many new features, there's still more to look forward to in the future of this open-source imaging program.
11 September 2012 - GIMP Roadmap - 18 Comments
While many are looking forward to the release of Lightworks for Linux next month, if you need a high-quality feature-rich non-linear video editor on Linux until then one of the few choices out there is Cinelerra.
11 September 2012 - Cinelerra - 4 Comments
Mark Shuttleworth is investing one million dollars into an open-source project to support its rapid growth and community.
11 September 2012 - Mark Shuttleworth - 17 Comments
PostgreSQL 9.2 was released earlier today and presents some mighty impressive performance improvements along with other new features.
10 September 2012 - PostgreSQL - 6 Comments
Version 0.7 of Crack, a general purpose scripting language aimed for high performance, has been released and it brings a number of new features and improvements. To its developers the Crack language is reaching a pay-off point as being an alternative to writing programs in Python, C++, or Java.
10 September 2012 - Crack 0.7 - 10 Comments
Lightworks, the professional non-linear video editor that was open-sourced in mid-2010, is finally about to see its long-awaited Linux release.
8 September 2012 - Lightworks - 25 Comments
The user-space components to ALSA 1.0.26 has been released for improving Linux sound support.
6 September 2012 - ALSA 1.0.26 - 5 Comments
Here's some new statistics considering the development of the controversial Mono open-source ECMA CLI, C# and .NET implementation.
6 September 2012 - Mono Stats - 17 Comments
More information concerning the plans to finally release the Enlightenment E17 window manager will be revealed soon at LinuxCon Europe.
6 September 2012 - Enlightenment E17 - 1 Comment
IcedTea-Web, the open-source web-browser plug-in for running Java applets and Java Web Start, has seen its first regular time-based release while packing in many bug-fixes and new features.
5 September 2012 - IcedTea
Chad Versace of Intel has been working on a cross-platform C library that defers selection of the OpenGL API and windowing system until run-time. This makes it easier switching OpenGL back-end targets as well as going from X.Org to Wayland.
5 September 2012 - Waffle Library - 3 Comments
KMSCUBE has been announced this morning, which is a simple multi-colored spinning cube for running from the KMS console directly.
4 September 2012 - KMSCUBE - 14 Comments
Nearly two months ago I wrote that a major open-source ARM announcement was coming. "This forthcoming announcement, which isn't being detailed yet but will be yet another Linux graphics exclusive for Phoronix the near future, is something entirely different from the other recent open-source ARM Linux graphics advancements" So what's the announcement?
3 September 2012 - Broadcom VideoCore - 10 Comments
While we're now up to the Qt 5.0 beta stage, Qt developers are still settling for what MinGW implementation to use for the Windows build of Qt 5.0.
1 September 2012 - What To Use - 14 Comments
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