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AMD, Wine & Valve Dominated August For Linux Users

August was great on Phoronix with 22 multi-page, featured articles and 242 Linux news stories being written by your's truly. Of all the content published in August -- much of which continues to not be covered elsewhere on the web -- here's the most popular stories.

1 September 2014 - August Recap - Add A Comment
Phoronix By The Numbers Over Ten Years

With yesterday marking the tenth birthday of Phoronix and sixth birthday of the Phoronix Test Suite, here are some more statistics on serving the open-source and Linux communities over the past decade.

6 June 2014 - Phoronix Birthday - 6 Comments
Phoronix Turns Ten Years Old, PTS Turns Six Years Old

It was on this day ten years ago that I founded 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
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 and six-year anniversary of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.

25 May 2014 - OpenGL Performance - 3 Comments
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
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 - Add A Comment
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 - 71 Comments
Real-Time iOS/Android Notifications Of Your Linux Benchmarks

To complement existing notification and reporting mechanisms built into the Phoronix Test Suite,, and Phoromatic are some very simple but handy push notifications to your Android and iOS devices of real-time test results and notifications when testing is complete -- should you want to immediately analyze your results or need to swap out your graphics card or any other PC components.

31 March 2014 - Push Notifications - Add A Comment

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