Phoronix News Archives
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month

This month on Phoronix there was a heck of a lot of Linux and open-source content: there were over 32 featured-length articles (more than one per day) and 262 news stories (more than eight stories per day) written by your's truly. The Linux 3.12 kernel and Ubuntu / Mir activity were the most popular happenings of October.

31 October 2013 - October 2013 - 7 Comments
Crossing 10,000 Linux News Stories On Phoronix

This week Phoronix published its 10,000th article in covering Linux and open-source news, which is on top of having around 2,500 original full-length articles covering Linux hardware reviews, GPU driver analysis, and other benchmarking results.

10 October 2013 - Massive Content - 22 Comments
New Daily, Per-Commit Testing Of Mesa, Kernel, Compilers

New daily and per-commit testing will commence for the mainline Linux kernel, the Intel Mesa driver, and LLVM/Clang (and possibly GCC) compilers. Similar to past performance "trackers" this will lead to more timely spotting of performance regressions affecting real-world workloads.

10 October 2013 - Phoromatic - 6 Comments
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3 Continues Opening Benchmarks

The latest point release to the Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" series is now available, which adds a fair number of improvements to our leading open-source Linux / BSD / OS X / Solaris benchmarking platform. Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3 is in very good shape for carrying out all of the latest benchmarks regardless of whether you're an enterprise user or just an enthusiast wishing to benchmark their favorite Linux distribution.

2 October 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3 - Add A Comment
Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September

With the end of the month, here's a look back at the most interesting and exciting content on Phoronix during September 2013. On Phoronix this month were 229 news stories and 18 hardware reviews / featured-length articles.

30 September 2013 - September Recap - Add A Comment
System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop

Over the past several weeks at Phoronix I have been trying out the System76 Gazelle Professional, which has wound up being a nice high performance Linux laptop preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by Intel's latest-generation Core i7 "Haswell" mobile processor.

5 September 2013 - Haswell Laptop - 11 Comments
Pipelight, X.Org, exFAT & Wayland Topped This Month

This month on Phoronix there were 246 news stories and 20 featured articles written by your's truly. Of all that Linux and open-source content with an enthusiast hardware focus, Wayland, X.Org, exFAT, the Pipelight Netflix implementation, and the Linux 3.11 kernel were among the interesting events covered.

31 August 2013 - August 2013 - Add A Comment
The Top Features Of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8

The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 (codenamed "Sokndal") is expected in the next week. With the imminent release of our industry-leading open-source automated benchmarking platform for Linux / BSD / OS X / Solaris, here's a look at some of the top features coming. Aside from just those carrying out the benchmarks, many of the features also benefit those viewing the results -- such as Phoronix.com readers.

11 August 2013 - Sokndal - 1 Comment
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 Gains A Few More Features

While Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" was anticipated for release this week, an uptick in last minute work led to an additional development milestone release. While the new Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.0 release is now expected next week, there's some exciting late features for those into open-source benchmarking and performance testing.

7 August 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal - Add A Comment
What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The Most?

Several Phoronix readers have brought up an important topic recently on Twitter and within our forums: what Linux distribution should really be be benchmarked the most? Ubuntu has traditionally been the most tested Linux platform here, but times may be changing.

26 July 2013 - Question - 225 Comments
Windows 8 vs. Linux Graphics, Source Benchmarks Coming

Before the end of the month will be many new and exciting Linux benchmarks on Phoronix, including the Radeon Dynamic Power Management results in full, many updated Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux tests, and Valve Source Engine Linux GPU benchmarks, among others.

23 July 2013 - Benchmarks - 18 Comments
PTS 4.8 M3: Frame Latency Tests, GPU Identification, Etc

The third development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available for open-source automated benchmarking. This update has the OpenGL frame latency recording ability, detection support for the AMD/NVIDIA AIB vendors, and other changes.

19 July 2013 - Sokndal Milestone 3 - 1 Comment
The First Release Of Phoronix Test Suite "Sokndal"

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" is under heavy development following the stable Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.1 update that arrived earlier this month. So far there's min/max reporting improvements, continued work on bettering Apple OS X benchmarks, and a lot more to come.

20 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 - Add A Comment
Min / Max FPS Comes To Test Results

With Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal", the minimum and maximum performance results are now being commonly displayed along side the rest of the results.

16 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite - 15 Comments
The Phoronix Migration Is Fully Complete

After some rough hours, all of the Phoronix infrastructure should be located now within its new data center. If any problems are experienced in getting your dose of Phoronix, please contact us.

16 June 2013 - Phoronix Server - 3 Comments
Phoronix Server Migration Complete

Tonight (15 June 21:00 CST) we are upgrading our server infrastructure and moving the Phoronix web properties to a new data center.

15 June 2013 - Phoronix Server Migration - 6 Comments

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