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Benchmarks Of 54 Different Intel/AMD Linux Systems

Last month for the Phoronix 11th birthday we ran Benchmarks Of 45 Linux Systems From Atoms, Athlons and Phenoms To Xeons. This week in celebrating 200,000 benchmark results in our LinuxBenchmarking.com test lab, I ran another large comparison against the latest spectrum of hardware/software in the automated performance test lab.
1 July 2015 - Test Lab

Linux 4.2 Bringing Support For ARCv2, HS38 CPU Cores

The ARC architecture updates for the Linux 4.2 kernel have landed.
1 July 2015 - Linux 4.2 ARC

New ARM SoCs & Boards Supported By The Linux 4.2 Kernel

As usual, the Linux 4.2 kernel is bringing more improvements for ARM, including support for new SoCs and boards.
28 June 2015 - ARM Linux 4.2

NCQ TRIM Gets Some Improvements With Linux 4.2

The libata updates for the Linux 4.2 kernel may be of interest this time around for solid-state drive owners thanks to some NCQ TRIM improvements.
26 June 2015 - libata

Audio Code For Linux 4.2 Has Skylake Attention & Other Improvements

Linux 4.2 has many audio/sound related improvements, including support for newer hardware.
25 June 2015 - Linux 4.2 Sound

LM-Sensors 3.4 Brings Hardware Detection & Fan Control Improvements

It's been a while since last hearing anything out of the LM-Sensor camp, but this morning they have to announced their latest release (v3.4.0).
25 June 2015 - lm-sensors 3.4

Another Month, Another Round Of Allwinner GPL-Violating Concerns

For the past few months we've been reporting on Allwinner's apparent violations of (L)GPL code primarily around CedarX/media-related bits. While it looked like things were taking a turn for the better last month when they published some new open-source code and joined the Linux Foundation, there's some fresh criticism this week.
23 June 2015 - Allwinner

Raspberry Pi Default Firmware Updates To Using Linux 4.0

For Raspberry Pi users out there, the default firmware branch has changed to using the
22 June 2015 - Raspberry Pi Linux 4

Keeping Dust Out & The Air Clean In The 57 System Home Server Room

In trying to reduce the amount of dust, pet dander, etc, in the basement server room, here's the air purifier and ionizers I've been using for reducing the elements to clean in the big home Linux server room.
21 June 2015 - Air + Dust

Adding More AMD RadeonSI Linux Driver Test Coverage

Another test system has been deployed for adding to more daily testing and performance benchmarking of the open-source AMD RadeonSI Linux graphics stack.
20 June 2015 - Another System

The Flopped Ouya Console Gets Acquired By Razer

To very little surprise, Ouya -- the company that started out on Kickstarter as an Android game console -- has been acquired. The reported suitor for the company is high-end gaming company Razer.
16 June 2015 - Razer Buys Out Ouya

Imagination Appears To Be Working On An Open-Source PowerVR Driver

The latest talk is that Imagination Technologies may be developing an open-source Linux graphics driver for their PowerVR hardware.
15 June 2015 - PowerVR Open-Source

The Latest System Added To The Linux Benchmarking Lab

While there's already 50+ systems dedicated to daily upstream Linux/open-source benchmarking at LinuxBenchmarking.com, yet another system was commissioned last night.
13 June 2015 - LinuxBenchmarking.com

The Power Usage Of A 50+ Linux System Benchmarking Farm

The power use of our open-source, Linux benchmarking test farm is on the rise, especially over the summer months.
11 June 2015 - Data

MSM DRM Driver Brings Adreno A306 Support To Linux 4.2

Rob Clark has sent in his feature updates for Freedreno's MSM DRM driver that will target the Linux 4.2 kernel.
8 June 2015 - Freedreno DRM

HP's The Machine Prototype Coming Next Year, But Is Proving Less Exciting

Earlier this week I was pondering the state of HP's "The Machine" and Linux++ with the Linux++ software platform supposed to come in June of 2015. Not much information has been heard on these experimental projects, but now there's some new information coming out.
4 June 2015 - The Machine

Thunderbolt 3 To Offer 40 Gbps Transfers, USB Type-C Connector

Intel has announced that they will be abandoning their traditional Thunderbolt connector with the upcoming Thunderbolt 3 specification. Instead, this high transfer speed technology will use a USB Type-C connector.
2 June 2015 - Type-C Thunderbolt

Wondering If HP Will Release Linux++ This Month

Back in 2014 HP made waves over announcing work on "The Machine" that will be a much more efficient computer design than the status quo and that there'd be a new Linux++ / Carbon operating system. Last year they said in "June 2015" they expected to have out Linux++ for emulating the new hardware design.
1 June 2015 - HP Linux OS For The Machine

Linux 4.0, Systemd & AMD's Tiger Team Were The Major Linux Stories This Month

This month on Phoronix there were 227 original news stories and 13 featured length articles / Linux hardware reviews. Here's a look at what was exciting Phoronix readers the most this month.
31 May 2015 - May 2015

HiSense Chromebook Benchmarks When Running Ubuntu Linux

Ealier this year the HiSense Chromebook was released at Walmart in the US, a 11.6-inch quad-core ARM notebook priced at just $149 USD and running ChromeOS. But how well does it run Ubuntu Linux?
29 May 2015 - HiSense Chromebook

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