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There's Now 500 Games On Steam For Linux

It just so happens on the tenth birthday of Phoronix that 500 games are now available for Linux via SteamOS.
5 June 2014 - Steam - 21 Comments

Phoronix Turns Ten Years Old, PTS Turns Six Years Old

It was on this day ten years ago that I founded Phoronix.com for what would become the leading Linux hardware review and Linux enthusiast news site with a focus on benchmarking. This day, 5 June, also serves as six years since the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
5 June 2014 - Birthday - 13 Comments

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 & Linux Gaming Were Popular In May

With May coming to an end, here's a recap of the most popular content on Phoronix over the past month.
31 May 2014 - Recap - 1 Comment

Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Is Nearly Ready

The fourth development milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino is now available.
29 May 2014 - Milestone 4

Seeking Feedback On Better Visualizing Benchmark Results

In preparation for next week's 50+ way Linux graphics comparison, I am working on some visualization improvements to better represent data from this vast assortment of graphics cards... Thus, your feedback is kindly appreciated.
27 May 2014 - pts_Graph - 25 Comments

Many Interesting Tests Are Coming For The Phoronix 10th Birthday

To end out May on a high note and in getting June kick-started, when Phoronix turns ten years old on 5 June, there is a lot of interesting upcoming content and Linux/open-source performance benchmarks.
26 May 2014 - Upcoming - 9 Comments

Linux OpenGL Game Benchmarks Being Worked On This Weekend

There's been more open-source Linux benchmarking activity this weekend besides getting ready the Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino release for its debut in two weeks time to coincide with the ten-year anniversary of Phoronix.com and six-year anniversary of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
25 May 2014 - OpenGL Performance - 3 Comments

Phoronix Is Turning Ten Years Old In Two Weeks

Phoronix is turning ten years old in two weeks from today. Additionally, the Phoronix Test Suite will also be celebrating six years since the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
22 May 2014 - Birthday - 6 Comments

PTS 5.2 M2: Build A New Test Farm In Minutes With Phoromatic

Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Milestone 2 is now available and it has working all of the fundamentals of the new Phoromatic server and client features for easily and quickly building your own open-source test farm.
19 May 2014 - Phoromatic

Improved Line Graphs Come To Phoronix Results

Semi-frequently there's been requests to improve the line graphs that are shown for certain test results within Phoronix articles. Fortunately, thanks to the work of an independent contributor, there are improvements you can find within Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino that will affect future articles.
17 May 2014 - Khanino - 2 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Milestone 1

The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino is now available for your early open-source Linux / BSD / Windows / Solaris benchmarking needs.
8 May 2014 - Khanino

Experimenting With No "Hover Ads" On Phoronix

Often referred to as the most annoying ads on the site are the text-based links provided by Kontera that occur randomly over certain words within articles and create a hover box when mousing over them. In an experiment, those ads are no more on Phoronix.
2 May 2014 - Improvements - 59 Comments

AMD's AM1 Platform & Linux 3.15 Dominated April

April has finally come to an end and it was an incredibly busy yet interesting month in the Linux enthusiast hardware world.
30 April 2014 - End of Month

Rolling Out A New Phoronix Test Suite Site

Over the weekend an incrementally new Phoronix Test Suite web-design was rolled out.
28 April 2014 - Phoronix-Test-Suite - 3 Comments

An Early Preview Of The Next-Gen Phoromatic Interface

Here's an early look at the next-generation Phoromatic web configuration interface for remotely managing multiple test systems in a coherent way with Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino and newer.
27 April 2014 - Phoromatic

Opinion: A Word On Today's Society

I recently read Michael Larabel's article concerning the Chernobyl disaster, as well as the comments that followed it, and, after writing the text I felt I wanted to write, I would like to share it - and to know your thoughts. It is inspired in the accident and its consequences, but covers a broader field: society and its individual dimension - which, in my opinion, being the first source of all the problems, is usually avoided, being the discussions and the treatments targeted instead to its symptoms. I would like to bring attention to it again.
27 April 2014 - Chernobyl - 53 Comments

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition

Today is the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster within the Ukraine. With this being a light news weekend, if you weren't a Phoronix reader four years ago, we took a trip out to Chernobyl and Pripyat and you can see a horde of our photos.
26 April 2014 - Chernobyl - 25 Comments

What Else Would You Like To See On Phoronix This Spring?

This month so far on Phoronix there have been an exciting number of Phoronix articles from our prolific tests on AMD's AM1 Platform to a number of GCC 4.9 compiler benchmarks and everything in between, but is there anything else you would like to see this month on Phoronix?
23 April 2014 - Call For Feedback - 70 Comments

Phoronix Global Is Still Planned To Be Decommissioned

Originally I planned to shutdown Phoronix Global at the end of 2013 but out of continued usage of the service, Phoronix Global is still being kept online for the time being.
5 April 2014 - Phoronix Global - 1 Comment

PTS 5.0.1: Push Notifications, Improves Arch Linux, New Features

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 is now available as the first point release to the major "Plavsk" release. This new version offers minor new features, fixes, and other improvements to our open-source benchmarking software.
2 April 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 - 9 Comments

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