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More Sound Updates Playing For Linux 4.7

Last week Takashi Iwai of SUSE sent in the main audio/sound changes for the Linux 4.7 kernel but with the 4.7 merge window not being quite over yet, he's sent in a second helping of sound driver updates.

28 May 2016 - Linux 4.7 Sound - Add A Comment
The DDR4 EUDIMM Memory I've Been Buying The Most

For those that may be in the market for DDR4-2133 EUDIMM memory, here's the particular memory I've been buying the most of these days and haven't run into any problems on using it with several different motherboards for Xeon E3 v5 Skylake systems.

8 May 2016 - DDR4 EUDIMM - 2 Comments
Ndiswrapper 1.60 Released

If you are a newcomer to Linux you may not even have an idea what Ndiswrapper is even though it was very much used a number of years ago, but nevertheless, Ndiswrapper 1.60 has been released.

3 May 2016 - Ndiswrapper - 10 Comments
Many EFI Updates Prepped For Linux 4.7 Kernel

Matt Fleming at Intel sent out the set of patches he intends to submit as the queue of EFI changes for what will become the Linux 4.7 kernel. He noted of this queue, "this is probably the biggest EFI pull ever sent, and there quite a few different topics covered."

25 April 2016 - EFI For Linux 4.7 - 13 Comments
Dell XPS 15 Skylake Linux Benchmarks

Many Phoronix readers have been inquiring about any Linux hardware review and benchmarks of the Dell XPS 15 (9550) Skylake laptop. Here are some Linux benchmark resources.

11 April 2016 - Dell XPS 15 - 18 Comments
Linux Benchmarks On Ten Popular ARM Boards

Here are benchmarks of ten different ARM SBCs/boards including the Banana Pi M3, ODROID-XU4, ODROID-C2, Raspberry Pi 3, Orange Pi PC, Orange Pi Plus, Orange Pi One, ODROID-C1+, Banana Pi M2, and the Raspberry Pi 2 using their respective flavors of Ubuntu/Debian/Raspbian/Armbian.

3 April 2016 - 10-Way ARM Benchmarks - 4 Comments
Lima Driver Code Sees First Commits In Years

A Phoronix reader wrote in excitingly that there have been a few Lima commits this week. Lima, of course, being the open-source, reverse-engineered graphics driver for ARM Mali hardware.

2 April 2016 - Lima Driver - 7 Comments
ALSA 1.1.1 Released For Linux Audio

ALSA 1.1.1 is out today as the newest version of this Linux audio library, utilities, plugins, and tinycompress for the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture.

31 March 2016 - Advanced Linux Sound Architecture - 10 Comments

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