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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
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 - 70 Comments
Real-Time iOS/Android Notifications Of Your Linux Benchmarks

To complement existing notification and reporting mechanisms built into the Phoronix Test Suite, OpenBenchmarking.org, 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
We're Giving Away More Prizes For Running Linux Benchmarks

Don't forget that we're still giving away three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world. We've also added some free Phoronix Premium subscriptions for this Linux giveaway.

30 March 2014 - Giveaway - 2 Comments
More Linux Photos Are Coming On Phoronix

A semi-common request by Phoronix readers is that they would like to see more images and photographs in news stories and other articles... Well, with now having the new site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system, more photos are next on the agenda.

8 March 2014 - Linux Photography - 7 Comments
Phoronix Test Suite 5 Advances With Next Dev Release

The second development milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk is now available for carrying out cross-platform, open-source benchmarking. As mentioned several times now, the HTML5 GUI has been a big focus of PTS5 development.

17 February 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 - 4 Comments
The New "PTS Desktop Live" Is Coming Soon

For new readers to Phoronix.com and/or new users of the Phoronix Test Suite might not be familiar with PTS Desktop Live, our Linux distribution used for benchmarking that provides a fully-standardized software stack. This Linux benchmarking operating system will soon see a new major release.

16 February 2014 - PTS Desktop Live - Add A Comment
More Phoronix Site Improvements Merged

Made live today were a few minor tweaks to the new Phoronix.com site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system. A few visual bugs were squashed and other small enhancements committed.

15 February 2014 - Phoronix - 25 Comments

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