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Phoronix.com was founded in June of 2004 by Michael Larabel and over the past decade have become the leading resource for Linux news, especially as it pertains to Linux hardware support, graphics drivers, and other enthusiast topics. There's thousands of articles written at Phoronix each year and embedded below is access to our news archives for those wishing to relive the open-source and Linux news history with our countless, high-profile exclusive stories. Besides checking out our news archives be sure to also read our Linux hardware reviews and other featured articles.


Radeon & AMDGPU DRM Fixes Queue Up For Linux 4.201 July 2015
I Gave Up Waiting On The Water-Cooled Radeon R9 Fury X30 June 2015
Latest Rumor Pegs Microsoft Wanting To Buy AMD29 June 2015
It Could Be A While Before Seeing The AMD R9 Fury X Readily Available27 June 2015
RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets New OpenGL 4 Bits27 June 2015
ARM Posts Pictures Of AMD's New Development Board26 June 2015
AMD Is Working On A Low-Cost, ARM 64-bit Opteron Development Board25 June 2015
AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Launches Today, Initial Results A Bit Of A Let Down24 June 2015
AMD Reportedly Looking At Breaking Itself Up Or Other Options19 June 2015
AMD To Talk About Vulkan-DirectX 12 Similarities At GDC Europe19 June 2015
Updated Plans For Adding SPIR-V Support To LLVM17 June 2015
AMD Will Be Working On Open-Source Fiji GPU Support In The AMDGPU Linux Driver17 June 2015
SUSE Continues Working On AMD HSA Support In GCC17 June 2015
Next AMD Catalyst Linux Update Appears To Have OpenGL 4.516 June 2015
AMD Announces The Rx 300 Series, Fiji-Based Fury X, R9 Nano, Project Quantum16 June 2015

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967 Articles


OPNsense 15.7 Released As Fork Of Pfsense03 July 2015
PC-BSD 10.2 Gets Ready For Release, 11.0-CURRENT For Testing30 June 2015
DragonFlyBSD 4.2 Released: Brings Improved Graphics & New Compiler29 June 2015
NetBSD 7.0 RC1 Adds New Intel/Radeon DRM Support, Lua Scripting & More21 June 2015
Smallwall 1.8.2 Released To Let Monowall Live On12 June 2015
LibreSSL 2.2 Has AIX & Cygwin Support11 June 2015
DragonFlyBSD Now Supports Parallelized Kernel Module Building09 June 2015
DragonFlyBSD Now Has KMS Console Support06 June 2015
FreeBSD Developers Lay Out Plans To Release FreeBSD 10.2 In August05 June 2015
DragonFlyBSD Moves Ahead With Updating Their Radeon DRM Graphics Driver04 June 2015
HAMMER2 File-System Now Uses LZ4 Compression By Default30 May 2015
PC-BSD 10.1.2 Brings New PersonaCrypt Utility18 May 2015
DragonFlyBSD Now Supports Encrypted SWAP17 May 2015
Broadwell Graphics, HDMI 4K & Other Features Land In DragonFlyBSD10 May 2015
GhostBSD 10.1 Beta Adds Vim To The Default Software Collection07 May 2015

More BSD News

280 Articles


SafeStack Merged Into LLVM To Protect Against Stack Buffer Overflow Attacks28 June 2015
Rust 1.1 Sharply Improves Compile Times25 June 2015
Eclipse 4.5 "Mars" Adds Docker Support, Early Java 9 Support24 June 2015
LLVM 3.7 Penciled In For A Late August Release22 June 2015
Kernel Address Sanitizer Comes To LLVM's Clang19 June 2015
WebAssembly LLVM Backend Being Discussed17 June 2015
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Switching Over To GCC 5.1.116 June 2015
AMD GPU LLVM Back-End Renamed From R600 To AMDGPU13 June 2015
BPF Goes Through With Becoming An Official LLVM Back-End10 June 2015
BPF Proposed To Become A First-Class Backend In LLVM08 June 2015
Apple To Open-Source & Support Linux With Its Swift Programming Language08 June 2015
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.1 vs. GCC 6.0 SVN Compiler Benchmarks07 June 2015
A Heterogeneous Execution Engine Might Make Its Way To LLVM05 June 2015
GCC's JIT Library Could Soon Be Around 5x Faster02 June 2015
PyPy 2.6 Released, ~7x Faster Than CPython01 June 2015

More Compiler News

582 Articles


NVIDIA Tegra X1 Chromebooks Appear Closer, Support Added To Coreboot30 June 2015
"Veyron Shark" Is The Latest Motherboard Added To Coreboot30 June 2015
Libreboot Now Supports An AMD/ASUS Motherboard28 June 2015
"Auron" Added To Coreboot - Google's Broadwell Reference Board13 June 2015
Coreboot Is Now Able To Build With LLVM's Clang Easier09 June 2015
New Rockchip Boards Added To Coreboot05 June 2015
A Gigabyte Sandy/Ivy Bridge Motherboard Now Handled By Coreboot20 April 2015
Veyron Danger & Brain Motherboards Now In Coreboot15 April 2015
New Google Boards Added To Coreboot11 April 2015
Coreboot Ported To A ~$30 AMD AM1 Motherboard10 April 2015
ARM64 Improvements Piling Up In Coreboot28 March 2015
Chromebooks Powered By The MIPS Pistachio, Linux Support Evolving21 March 2015
Siemens Commits New Motherboard Support To Coreboot06 March 2015
The Binary Blobs Making Up Coreboot01 March 2015
Coreboot Developer: Purism Doesn't Deliver On Libre Firmware26 February 2015

More Coreboot News

82 Articles


Debian Launches A Diversity Sponsorship Travel Program17 June 2015
Debian 8.1 Brings Various Bug-Fixes To Jessie07 June 2015
Debian 8.1 Jessie Is Being Released Next Weekend28 May 2015
Debian Is Still Working To Tackle ZFS On Linux Support19 May 2015
Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 Released29 April 2015
Debian 9.0 Is Codenamed Stretch26 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Released25 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Ready For Release This Weekend22 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie's Installer RC3 Released19 April 2015
ZFS & Libdvdcss Should Soon Be In Debian16 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Gets A Release Date31 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie RC2 Installer Released27 March 2015
New Debian TC Members Appointed For Going Past The Systemd Fallout09 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Might Be Released In April09 March 2015
CrunchBang Is The Latest Linux Distribution Calling It Quits06 February 2015

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132 Articles


LibreOffice Gets More Porting For GTK3, Adds Wayland-Compatible Clipboard Support19 June 2015
MATE Desktop 1.10 Released, Offers Experimental GTK3 Support12 June 2015
Cinnamon 2.6 Yields Lower CPU Usage02 June 2015
Scribus 1.5 Released, Ported To Qt 5 With Big UI Overhaul Coming26 May 2015
Xfce's Power Manager Is Finally Ported To GTK325 May 2015
Linux Mint Releases Cinnamon 2.6 Desktop19 May 2015
Bodhi Linux Forks Enlightenment E1729 April 2015
EFL 1.14 Beta Brings Ecore-DRM Improvements13 April 2015
Elementary OS 0.3 "Freya" Now Available11 April 2015
Enlightenment EFL 1.14.0 Alpha 107 April 2015
Emile: Enlightenment EFL's Latest Addition17 March 2015
Enlightenment's Evas GL Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.016 March 2015
Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work28 February 2015
The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.1228 February 2015
Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release27 February 2015

More Desktop News

196 Articles


Fedora 23: Python 3 Default Approved; Netizen Spin Rejected02 July 2015
Fedora Is Still Looking For A Diversity Advisor01 July 2015
Pinos Is For Linux Video What PulseAudio Is For Audio30 June 2015
Fedora For MIPS Is Now Out In Testing, Supports The Creator CI2030 June 2015
Fedora 23 Looks To Make It Easy To Test Cloud Images24 June 2015
JavaScript Developers Will Appreciate The Latest Fedora 23 Proposals24 June 2015
Btrfs By Default Will Likely Not Be Pursued For Fedora 2323 June 2015
Fedora 23 Looks To Have A Standardized Passphrase Policy23 June 2015
Fedora 23 Is Planning For Unicode 8.023 June 2015
Fedora's Blivet Partition Manager Is Getting A New GUI18 June 2015
Fedora Atomic Host Looks To Move From Six Month Cadence To Two-Week Releases18 June 2015
Fedora 23 Moving Ahead With Its Python 3 Plans11 June 2015
Fedora 23 Will Get System Firmware Updates & Default Local DNS Resolver10 June 2015
Fedy Fedora Utils 4.0.1 Released As Full GTK3 App To Configure Fedora08 June 2015
System Firmware Updates & Frappe Are The Latest Talk For Fedora 2305 June 2015

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505 Articles

Free Software

Linux 4, GCC v. Clang & Vulkan Were Among The Hot Stories So Far This Year02 July 2015
Blender 2.75 Released With AMD OpenCL Support, Multi-View/Stereo 3D Pipeline02 July 2015
ZFS On Linux Brings Linux 4.1 Support, Fixes01 July 2015
OpenSSH 6.9 Released, Prepares For OpenSSH 7.001 July 2015
Ardour 4.1 Brings HiDPI Support, Input Gain Control, Save As & More26 June 2015
Russia Picks ReactOS As Second OS For Software Freedom19 June 2015
GPL-Violator Allwinner Joins The Linux Foundation12 June 2015
LibreOffice Enables GTK3 VCL Plug-In Building By Default11 June 2015
Calamares 1.1-RC1 Distribution Installer Released11 June 2015
HHVM Is Now Running Even Faster, Beating PHP7 By Wider Margins09 June 2015
Stress-NG Is The Latest Test For Pegging The Linux Kernel, Compilers & More05 June 2015
Blender 2.75 Allows For AMD OpenCL Support27 May 2015
LibreOffice 5.0 Beta 1 Released21 May 2015
LibreOffice Can Now Import Apple Pages & Numbers Files21 May 2015
Another HTTPS Vulnerability Rattles The Internet20 May 2015

More Free Software News

1093 Articles


Steam Linux Usage Continued Falling In June02 July 2015
The State of Unity 3D Game Engine, Editor On Linux01 July 2015
The State & Complications Of Porting The Unity Editor To Linux28 June 2015
Terraria 1.3 Release Coming Later This Month With Many Improvements28 June 2015
Spring RTS Engine 99.0 Brings Improved Performance26 June 2015
Unigine 2.0 Release Candidate Arrives25 June 2015
Dota 2 Reborn Begins Rolling Out For Steam Linux Gamers22 June 2015
CryEngine 3.8.1 Adds The Linux & OpenGL Support20 June 2015
Is The AMD A10-7870K Fast Enough For Steam Linux Gaming?12 June 2015
Unreal Engine 4.8 Released With Nearly 200 Changes10 June 2015
Godot 1.1 Engine Release Brings New 2D Engine22 May 2015
Spec Ops: The Line Is The Latest Linux Shooter15 May 2015
Crytek Finally Moves Along With The CryENGINE Linux Port08 May 2015
Linux Game Publishing Remains Down For The Count05 May 2015
Godot Game Engine 1.1 Up To RC State02 May 2015

More Gaming News

1036 Articles


GNOME Shell & Mutter Just Landed More Wayland Improvements02 July 2015
"PulseVideo" Coming To Complement PulseAudio?30 June 2015
GNOME 3.17.3 Released25 June 2015
Linux Vendor Firmware Service Launches24 June 2015
Xdg-App Announced For Desktop App Sandboxing24 June 2015
F-Spot's Port To GTK3 Is Slowly Inching Ahead15 June 2015
GNOME 3.17.2 Is Released As The Latest Look Towards GNOME 3.1829 May 2015
GNOME's Mutter Now Supports Drag-n-Drop To/From Wayland & X1129 May 2015
GNOME's Mutter 3.17.2 Adds X11/Wayland Clipboard Interoperation27 May 2015
GNOME 3.18 - GTK3 Now Supports RandR 1.522 May 2015
Nautilus & Calendar Improvements Plus More For GNOME 3.1818 May 2015
GNOME 3.16.2 Released13 May 2015
NetworkManager 1.0.2 Arrives As First Post-1.0 Release05 May 2015
GNOME 3.17.1 Released03 May 2015
Improvements On The Way For GNOME's Nautilus File Manager01 May 2015

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524 Articles


GNU Octave 4.0 Released, Includes A GUI & OpenGL30 May 2015
GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months25 April 2015
GNU Hurd 0.6 Released Brings Clean-Ups & Fixes15 April 2015
GnuPG 2.1.3 Adds New Features12 April 2015
GNU Nano 2.4.0 Brings Complete Undo System, Linter Support & More23 March 2015
GDB 7.9 Brings Improvements To The Python Scripting API20 February 2015
GNU Linux-libre 3.19 Kernel Deblobs More Drivers09 February 2015
RMS Feels There's "A Systematic Effort To Attack GNU Packages"07 February 2015
GNU C Library 2.21 Released With Bug & Security Fixes06 February 2015
GNU Guix Continues Advancing As A Package Manager & Linux DIstribution05 February 2015
Don't Want systemd? Try GNU Hurd, But It Still Lacks 64-bit, Audio & USB04 February 2015
Free Software Foundation Endorses Another (Outdated) Laptop29 January 2015
Linux "GHOST" Vulnerability Hits Glibc Systems27 January 2015
The GNU Offloading & Multi-Processing Runtime Library10 January 2015
GNU Automake 1.15 Released, Still Preparing For Automake 2.006 January 2015

More GNU News

108 Articles


Chromium 44 Beta Brings Improved Notifications, ES6 Additions02 June 2015
Android M Should Bring Greater Performance & Efficiency28 May 2015
Google Chrome 43 Brings Better Linux HiDPI Support19 May 2015
Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun04 May 2015
The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 201504 May 2015
With Linux 4.1 You Can Play With The Chrome OS Lightbar26 April 2015
Google Working On NVIDIA CUDA Support Via LLVM?21 April 2015
Google's Experimental QUIC Transport Protocol Is Showing Promise18 April 2015
Chrome 43 Beta Brings Web MIDI & Permissions API16 April 2015
Google Chrome 42 Brings The Push API & Extras14 April 2015
Encryption Support For EXT411 April 2015
Google Chrome Will Soon Work Better For Linux HiDPI Systems09 April 2015
libvpx 1.4.0 Brings Faster VP9 Encode/Decode03 April 2015
Google's Dart 1.9 Brings More Async Programming26 March 2015
There's Many Exciting Possible GSoC 2015 Coding Projects21 March 2015

More Google News

178 Articles


Benchmarks Of 54 Different Intel/AMD Linux Systems01 July 2015
Linux 4.2 Bringing Support For ARCv2, HS38 CPU Cores01 July 2015
New ARM SoCs & Boards Supported By The Linux 4.2 Kernel28 June 2015
NCQ TRIM Gets Some Improvements With Linux 4.226 June 2015
Audio Code For Linux 4.2 Has Skylake Attention & Other Improvements25 June 2015
LM-Sensors 3.4 Brings Hardware Detection & Fan Control Improvements25 June 2015
Another Month, Another Round Of Allwinner GPL-Violating Concerns23 June 2015
Raspberry Pi Default Firmware Updates To Using Linux 4.022 June 2015
Keeping Dust Out & The Air Clean In The 57 System Home Server Room21 June 2015
Adding More AMD RadeonSI Linux Driver Test Coverage20 June 2015
The Flopped Ouya Console Gets Acquired By Razer16 June 2015
Imagination Appears To Be Working On An Open-Source PowerVR Driver15 June 2015
The Latest System Added To The Linux Benchmarking Lab13 June 2015
The Power Usage Of A 50+ Linux System Benchmarking Farm11 June 2015
MSM DRM Driver Brings Adreno A306 Support To Linux 4.208 June 2015

More Hardware News

702 Articles


Trying To Run The Intel Core i7 5775C On Linux03 July 2015
The Less-Powerful Intel Compute Stick With Ubuntu Will Soon Ship02 July 2015
New Mesa Vec4 Backend For Intel, Supports Their NIR Goals30 June 2015
Intel Dominates The Perf Changes For Linux 4.228 June 2015
Coreboot Adds Intel Braswell SoC Support26 June 2015
Plenty Of Intel Core i7-5775C / Iris 6200 Linux Tests Are Days Away26 June 2015
Intel Adds Basic Broxton Support To Mesa25 June 2015
Intel Is Landing More OpenMP 4.0 Functionality In LLVM Clang18 June 2015
Arch Linux Performance With The Intel Broadwell NUC5i7RYB13 June 2015
SNA Is Four Years Old - Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Still Unreleased09 June 2015
Intel Skylake & Broxton To Require Graphics Firmware Blobs05 June 2015
Intel Broadwell HD Graphics Tests With Mesa 10.7 Git31 May 2015
How Warm Does The Intel Compute Stick Get?31 May 2015
Linux Benchmarks Of Intel's Atom Z3735F On The Compute Stick30 May 2015
Running Linux On The Intel Compute Stick28 May 2015

More Intel News

821 Articles


KDE Applications 15.04.3 Fixes Bugs01 July 2015
Global Shortcuts In KDE Plasma Under Wayland01 July 2015
KDE Plasma 5.3.2 Fixes Shutdown Scripts, Few Dozen Other Bugs30 June 2015
KDE Marks Four Years In Its Process Of Porting To Wayland29 June 2015
Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road26 June 2015
Jonathan Riddell Steps Down From The Kubuntu Council25 June 2015
KDE's Kexi Is Receiving The Qt5/KF5 Treatment23 June 2015
digiKam 4.11 Closes Many Bugs, Hopes For digiKam 5.0 By Year's End21 June 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.11 Released13 June 2015
Krita 2.9.5 Brings Better PSD Support & More10 June 2015
KDE Applications 15.04.2 Released03 June 2015
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Defaults To KDE Plasma 5.317 May 2015
KDE Applications 15.08 Planned For Release On 19 August15 May 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.10 Released09 May 2015
KDE's KWin Just Became A Proper Wayland Compositor08 May 2015

More KDE News

445 Articles

Linux Events

FOSDEM 2015 Videos Published24 February 2015
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland12 January 2015
FOSDEM 2015 Is Less Than One Month Away07 January 2015
X@FOSDEM 2015: Call For Presentations About Mir, Wayland, Etc03 October 2014
LinuxCon Wraps Up In Chicago23 August 2014
Kpatch Gets Exposure This Week, kGraft Misses Out19 August 2014
LinuxCon Is This Week In Chicago18 August 2014
LinuxTag 2014 Kicks Off Today In Berlin08 May 2014
SCALE 12x Linux Conference Starts Today21 February 2014
SCALE 12x: Penguins Invading Los Angeles13 February 2014
LF Collab 2012: Killing Blobs, Wayland, DTrace, Etc07 April 2012
Microsoft's Lessons Learned From Linux29 March 2012
Topics For Next Week's Linux Foundation Summit29 March 2012
What's Coming Up For LinuxCon NA 201111 August 2011
Linux Foundation End-User Summit01 August 2008

More Linux Events News

34 Articles

Linux Kernel

FUSE Starts Working On Scalability Improvements With Linux 4.202 July 2015
Dell Gets An Airplane Mode Switch Driver In Linux 4.230 June 2015
XFS Will Get DAX Support In The Linux 4.2 Kernel30 June 2015
Btrfs In Linux 4.2 Brings Quota Updates, Many Fixes29 June 2015
Exciting Features Merged So Far For The Linux 4.2 Kernel29 June 2015
Linux 4.2 Will Bring LIBNVDIMM Support For Non-Volatile Memory Devices27 June 2015
Linux 4.2 Advertises GFS2 Performance Improvements27 June 2015
The Staging Pull For Linux 4.2: "Big, Really Big"27 June 2015
KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel26 June 2015
Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No Nouveau Driver Changes25 June 2015
EXT4 Has Many Cleanups & Fixes For Linux 4.225 June 2015
F2FS Brings Per-File Encryption With Linux 4.224 June 2015
Linux 4.2 Adds New Public Key Encryption API, Jitter RNG24 June 2015
Another System For Tracking The Linux Kernel's Performance24 June 2015
Linus Is Looking Forward To Merging KDBUS, But Not Convinced By Performance23 June 2015

More Linux Kernel News

1297 Articles


Libdrm 2.4.62 Is An Important Update For Open-Source GPU Drivers01 July 2015
LLVMpipe FP64 Support Knocks Off Some GL4 Extensions01 July 2015
Mesa 10.6.1 Brings A Bug-Fix For Dota 2 Reborn29 June 2015
ILO Gallium3D Continues Marching To Its Own Beat20 June 2015
Mesa 10.5.8 Has A Few Nouveau & Intel Fixes20 June 2015
OpenGL 4.3's Arrays-of-Arrays Getting Back On Track For Mesa20 June 2015
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Could Use Some Help18 June 2015
OpenGL 4.3's Framebuffer-No-Attachments Added To Mesa17 June 2015
Marek Posts Mesa Tessellation Support For RadeonSI Gallium3D17 June 2015
Mesa 10.6.0 Officially Released While Still Lacking OpenGL 4.0+ Compliance15 June 2015
RadeonSI Gallium3D Enabled In Android Builds, VC4 Looks To Be Added09 June 2015
Mesa 10.5.7 Brings Fixes For Old NVIDIA NV30/NV40 Hardware, Mesa 10.6 Delayed07 June 2015
Mesa's DRIRC Options To Become More Driver-Agnostic06 June 2015
Optimus/Primus Regresses On Latest Mesa 10.5.5 Release05 June 2015
The OpenGL ES 3.1 Foundation Is Being Laid In Mesa26 May 2015

More Mesa News

711 Articles


Firefox 39.0 Brings New Features, HTML5 Changes03 July 2015
Firefox 38 Adds Responsive Image Support, Ruby Annotations12 May 2015
Mozilla Moves Forward With Deprecating Non-Secure HTTP30 April 2015
Mozilla Start Drafting Plans To Deprecate Insecure HTTP13 April 2015
Firefox 37 Coming Today With Heartbeat, HTTPS Bing31 March 2015
NSS 3.18 Release Increases RSA Key Pair Size, Ups Protocol Versions21 March 2015
Mozilla Is Getting Excited About WebGL 204 March 2015
Mozilla Thunderbird Adoption Climbs, Thunderbird 38 In May28 February 2015
Firefox 36 Brings Full HTTP/2 Support24 February 2015
Bugzilla 5.0 Is Coming Soon With New Features31 January 2015
Mozilla Lands VR Support Into Firefox Nightly20 January 2015
Mozilla's Servo Still On Track For 2015 Alpha Release19 January 2015
Firefox 35 Is Ready For Release, Available For Download Now12 January 2015
MozJPEG Is Evolving Well For Better Optimized JPEGs29 December 2014
Mozilla Developer Experimenting With Firefox UI In HTML10 December 2014

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164 Articles


Kodi 15.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives02 July 2015
OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 2 Packs In Linux 4.0, Mesa 10.6, Kodi 15.0 Beta 216 June 2015
Kodi 15.0 Beta 2 Brings Android 4K Playback, Adaptive Seeking14 June 2015
FFmpeg 2.7 Adds New Acceleration Options, Better NVENC, Secure Transport09 June 2015
OpenELEC 6.0 Now In Beta, Powered By Kodi 1507 May 2015
Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released01 May 2015
Kodi 15 Alpha 2 Released01 April 2015
PulseAudio 7.0 To Enable LFE Remixing By Default30 March 2015
Audacity 2.1 Improves Noise Reduction, Adds Real-Time Effects Preview30 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Released To End Out The "XBMC" 14.x Series28 March 2015
FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs25 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Release Candidate Available19 March 2015
FFmpeg 2.6 Release Brings NVENC Support07 March 2015
XBMC/Kodi 15.0 Alpha 1 Released28 February 2015
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support27 February 2015

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150 Articles


NV50 Global Performance Counters For Nouveau23 June 2015
Nouveau Patches Under Review To Expose Global Performance Counters07 June 2015
NVIDIA/Nouveau PerfKit Implemented Over Gallium3D State Tracker02 June 2015
Red Hat Has Another Developer Now Working On Nouveau26 May 2015
Nouveau Lands GL_AMD_Performance_Monitor Support05 May 2015
GTX 750 Maxwell Acceleration Starts Working On Nouveau With Linux 4.128 April 2015
The NVIDIA GTX 750 Will Finally Run Easy With Acceleration On Linux 4.115 April 2015
Nouveau: NVIDIA's New Hardware Is "VERY Open-Source Unfriendly"15 April 2015
Nouveau Gallium3D Now Supports Double-Precision Floating-Point Data Types21 February 2015
Nouveau In Linux 3.20 Will Have A Lot Of Code Cleaning26 January 2015
The GTX 970/980 Maxwell GPUs Light Up With Nouveau On Linux 3.1910 January 2015
Texture Compression Enabled For Nouveau NV50 Gallium3D05 January 2015
NVIDIA Sends Out 11 Nouveau Patches For Christmas24 December 2014
NVIDIA Updates (Some) Public Documentation For Latest Maxwell GPUs10 December 2014
Nouveau Changes Queued For Linux 3.19, Adds Initial GM204 Support02 December 2014

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238 Articles


NVIDIA Starts Supplying Open-Source Hardware Reference Headers24 June 2015
It's Been Three Years Since Linus Torvalds' Huge NVIDIA Rant17 June 2015
NVIDIA 352.21 Linux Driver Adds New GPU Support, Fixes15 June 2015
NVIDIA Acquires TransGaming Tech To Boost Android Gaming13 June 2015
NVIDIA Unveils The GeForce GTX 980 Ti At $650 USD31 May 2015
Libav Adds H.264 & HEVC Encoders For NVIDIA's NVENC31 May 2015
NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With Kernel Mode-Setting23 May 2015
NVIDIA 352.09 Linux Driver Brings G-SYNC Improvements, Fixes19 May 2015
NVIDIA 346.72 Linux Driver Brings Few Fixes13 May 2015
NVIDIA 349.16 Linux Driver Brings Fixes14 April 2015
NVIDIA 346.59 Linux Driver Brings Support For New GPUs07 April 2015
Open-Source Driver Fans Will Love NVIDIA's New OpenGL Demo27 March 2015
NVIDIA Linux 349.12 Beta Has Improved G-SYNC & VDPAU Features25 March 2015
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X Linux Testing Time25 March 2015
NVIDIA Command-List Support In Newest Drivers To Lower GL Overhead20 March 2015

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476 Articles

Operating Systems

Linux Mint 17.2 Officially Released With Cinnamon/MATE Flavors30 June 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 2014.2 "The Scion" Pays Tribute To Mandrake29 June 2015
Mageia 5 Officially Released, Finally Supports UEFI Systems19 June 2015
Linux Mint 17.2 Is Near With Cinnamon/Mate RCs17 June 2015
Manjaro 0.8.13 Ships A Tweaked Xfce 4.12 Desktop14 June 2015
Clonezilla 2.4.2-10 Makes Use Of OverlayFS & Systemd10 June 2015
Arch AUR Is Moving On Over To Git08 June 2015
Mandriva Linux Was Allegedly Brought Down By Employee Lawsuits29 May 2015
Genode OS 15.05 Brings New Drivers, Architecture Improvements28 May 2015
Bye Bye Mandriva, She's Being Liquidated26 May 2015
OpenWRT 15.05 Preparing Improved Security & Better Networking22 May 2015
Foresight Linux Announces The End Of Development12 May 2015
Fresh, 5-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks On Amazon's EC2 Cloud06 May 2015
Debian-Based Distribution Updated With KDE 3.5 Forked Desktop27 April 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 3 Alpha: Adds UEFI Support, Defaults To LXQt24 April 2015

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330 Articles


Oracle & Canonical Collaborate Over Their Competing Linux OSes On OpenStack23 September 2014
Oracle Linux 7 Released Today As Its RHEL7 Clone23 July 2014
Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form30 April 2014
Oracle Linux 6.5 vs. Oracle Linux 7.0 Beta Benchmarks20 April 2014
Oracle Finally Releases Java 818 March 2014
Java JDK 8 Release Candidate Finally Arrives04 February 2014
Benchmarking Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel03 December 2013
OpenSXCE 2013.05 Revives The Solaris Community09 June 2013
Oracle Delays Java 8 To Next Year Over Security19 April 2013
Java JDK 8 Gets Delayed Due To Project Lambda21 February 2013
Solaris 12 Might Finally Bring Radeon KMS Driver02 February 2013
Oracle Linux 5.9 Is Out, Carries Unbreakable Kernel 217 January 2013
Oracle Wants To Embed JavaScript In Java Code26 November 2012
The AuroraUX Operating System Is Dead03 November 2012
Oracle Solaris 11.1 Brings 300+ Enhancements04 October 2012

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146 Articles


Old Net Burst Tests, Ubuntu Phone & Assembly x86 Were Popular Topics Last Month01 July 2015
Crossing 200,000 Benchmark Results Posted On LinuxBenchmarking.com30 June 2015
Premium Users Now Can Experience Our New Site30 June 2015
The Next-Gen Phoronix Site Experience Is Almost Ready29 June 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8.1 Released For Open-Source Linux Benchmarking23 June 2015
What Phoromatic Does For Managing The Benchmarking Lab12 June 2015
Open-Source Database Benchmark Updates On OpenBenchmarking.org10 June 2015
The Most Popular Linux & Open-Source News Over The Past 11 Years05 June 2015
Happy 11th Birthday Phoronix! Happy 7th Birthday Phoronix Test Suite!05 June 2015
Phoronix Turns 11 Years Old Next Week: How Should We Celebrate?29 May 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 Milestone 5 Brings Near Final "Belev" Experience28 May 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 M3 Brings Live Sensor Monitors, Halt Testing Option12 May 2015
Welcoming The 2015 Phoronix Summer Intern12 May 2015
Phoronix Forum Upgrade Ongoing + Ad Quality Improvements09 May 2015
Phoronix Forums Upgraded: Mobile + HTTPS Friendly08 May 2015

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522 Articles

Proprietary Software

Microsoft Officially Rolls Out Office For Android Phones24 June 2015
OS X "El Capitan" Aims To Offer Better Performance, Metal Graphics08 June 2015
Microsoft Will Start Supporting SSH For Windows Systems02 June 2015
Microsoft To Release Windows 10 On 29 July01 June 2015
Microsoft Open-Sources The Windows Communication Foundation20 May 2015
Trying Out Microsoft Visual Studio Code On Linux29 April 2015
Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!29 April 2015
Opera 29 Brings Tab Synchronization Between Devices29 April 2015
Vivaldi TP3 Browser Adds Native Window Support On Linux28 April 2015
Microsoft's Open-Source Group Merges Back Into The Company19 April 2015
Microsoft Could One Day Potentially Open-Source Windows03 April 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Supports Targeting Linux02 April 2015
New SecureBoot Concerns Arise With Windows 1021 March 2015
Microsoft Open-Sources MSBuild Engine19 March 2015
Vivaldi Browser Decides To Support 32-Bit Linux17 February 2015

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100 Articles


Qt 5.5 Officially Released01 July 2015
Qt 5.7 Will Make Use Of Modern C++11 Features23 June 2015
Qt 5.5 Release Date Updated One Last Time23 June 2015
Qt 5.5 Release Candidate Finally Appears22 June 2015
A Qt Quick / QML Compositing Manager For X1120 June 2015
Qt Being Ported To Google Chrome / Native Client19 June 2015
Qt Is Looking At Making Qt 5.6 A Long-Term Support Release18 June 2015
Qt 4.8 Forked Into New "CopperSpice" C++11 GUI Library09 June 2015
Cross-Platform HiDPI Support Ready For Testing In Qt04 June 2015
Qt 5.4.2 Officially Released02 June 2015
Qt 4.8.7 Released - Marks The End Of Qt426 May 2015
Qt Turns 20 Years Old, KDE Celebrates20 May 2015
Qt 5.5 Beta Finally Released15 May 2015
Qt Gamepad: Adding Gamepad Support To The Toolkit14 May 2015
Qt 5.5 Now Plans To Ship At The End Of June13 May 2015

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Red Hat

Red Hat & Samsung Team Up For Mobile Alliance23 June 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Beta Released05 May 2015
Red Hat Joins Khronos, The Group Behind OpenGL & Vulkan17 April 2015
Red Hat Is Rolling Out A VirtIO DRM/KMS GPU Driver24 March 2015
Red Hat / Fedora's DevConf.cz 2015 Videos Now Online12 February 2015
Red Hat Is Hiring A New Linux Kernel Engineer For Fedora26 January 2015
Red Hat Is Hiring More Developers To Work On Wayland, Open-Source Graphics22 January 2015
Red Hat Work On Improving Glibc Math Performance02 January 2015
After 10+ Years, NetworkManager Reaches v1.019 December 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Now In Beta11 December 2014
CentOS Puts Out Its First Monthly Rolling Media Release05 December 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.630 October 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Released With Several Enhancements14 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 Officially Released13 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC2 Is Ready For Testing03 October 2014

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OpenCL 1.1 Turns Five, Open-Source CL Adoption Still Disappointing21 June 2015
ECMAScript 6 Approved As New JS Standard18 June 2015
Khronos Is Working On An OpenGL Transmission Format15 June 2015
OpenCV 3.0 Released: The Most Functional & Fastest Yet04 June 2015
Khronos Group Releases Final SYCL 1.2 Specification11 May 2015
Many OpenGL ES 3.1 Commits Land In Mesa04 May 2015
Khronos Group Publishes SPIR-V Revision 3013 April 2015
More SPIR-V & Vulkan Details Might Be Revealed Next Week07 April 2015
The Vulkan & SPIR-V Presentations From NVIDIA GTC 201526 March 2015
POCL 0.11 Adds New Portable Computing Language Features16 March 2015
HHVM Continues Beating PHP At Its Own Game13 March 2015
Khronos Group Posts Their Vulkan + SPIR-V Q&A12 March 2015
Learning About OpenCL 2.1 With The Khronos Group's Technical Overview12 March 2015
OpenGL 4.0 Turns Five Years Old, Mesa Still Doesn't Fully Support It11 March 2015
The Khronos Group's Vulkan, SPIR-V & OpenCL 2.1 Presentations05 March 2015

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"OpenSUSE 42" Enters Development26 June 2015
Testing Plasma 5 On openSUSE, KDE Switching Plans06 April 2015
openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Moving To Systemd's Journal, GNOME 3.16, Plasma 502 April 2015
openSUSE Tumbleweed Continues Ascending05 March 2015
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching Is kGraft-Based18 November 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Officially Released, Uses Btrfs As Default04 November 2014
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Released - Supports MariaDB, Systemd & Btrfs27 October 2014
openSUSE Factory & Tumbleweed Are Merging24 October 2014
openSUSE 13.2 RC1 Is Out & Still Riding On Btrfs09 October 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks25 September 2014
Trying Out The OpenSUSE 13.2 Beta: The Installer Is Still Lacking22 September 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Beta Still Using Btrfs By Default, & KDE Plasma 5 For Testing22 September 2014
OpenSUSE Announcement On SUSE's Recent Merger17 September 2014
SUSE Gets Bought Out Again15 September 2014
Several Thousand People Use The New Rolling-Release OpenSUSE05 September 2014

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KDBUS Merging Prospects Get Debated23 June 2015
Understanding The Stabilized, High-Performance SD-Bus Of Systemd 22119 June 2015
Systemd 221 Fixes Bugs, Wants Distributions To Start Shipping KDBUS19 June 2015
Systemd Looks To Move Off FreeDesktop.org Infrastructure & Onto GitHub03 June 2015
Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released21 May 2015
Systemd Kills Off Shutdownd24 April 2015
Systemd Adds Reboot To EFI Firmware Option08 April 2015
Systemd Works On More Btrfs Functionality06 April 2015
Systemd Change Allows For Stateless Systems With Tmpfs24 March 2015
Ubuntu Cloud Switches Over To Using Systemd By Default04 March 2015
Systemd Gets An Fsck Daemon/Service18 February 2015
systemd Lands SD-Boot, Its EFI Boot Manager & Stub Loader17 February 2015
Systemd 219 Released With A Huge Amount Of New Features16 February 2015
VLC Gains Support For Systemd's Journal08 February 2015
Gummiboot UEFI Boot Loader To Be Added To Systemd02 February 2015

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Ubuntu Is Finally Fixing Its Annoying GRUB Setting03 July 2015
Ubuntu MATE Announces A Partnership With A PC Hardware Vendor02 July 2015
Ubuntu Family Does Their 15.10 Alpha 1 Releases25 June 2015
Canonical Introduces "Fan" For Container-To-Container Networking22 June 2015
Ubuntu 15.10 Updates Packages To GNOME 3.16, Ports More Software To Python 320 June 2015
Should Ubuntu Phone Rebase To Android?19 June 2015
Mir 0.14 Works To Further Reduce Lag17 June 2015
Ubuntu Looks To Fill Vacated Developer Membership Board Seat17 June 2015
Mir-On-X & Dynamic Double Buffering Are The Latest Mir Work13 June 2015
Snappy Version Of Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Built For i38609 June 2015
Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Available For Pre-Order09 June 2015
Dell's Current Ubuntu Image For The XPS 13 Developer Laptop 2015 Disappoints08 June 2015
BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone Being Released Next Week01 June 2015
Ubuntu Community Council Reaffirms Its Decision Against Kubuntu's Leader29 May 2015
Ubuntu Phone Update This Month Brings Many Improvements28 May 2015

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SteamOS "Brewmaster" Is Valve's New Debian 8.1 Based Version25 June 2015
Alienware Is Designing Its Own UI Atop Kodi For Windows Gaming Boxes25 June 2015
Dota 2 Reborn Update Has Fixes For Open-Source AMD24 June 2015
Dota 2 Reborn Powered By Source 2 Is Now Available!17 June 2015
Dota 2 Reborn Entering Beta Next Week - Valve's First Source 2 Game12 June 2015
Valve Begins Its Steam Summer Sale11 June 2015
Steam On Linux Continues Running Strong Past 1,200 Games06 June 2015
Intel & NVIDIA Dominate The Initial Linux-Based Steam Machines05 June 2015
Steam Controller & Steam Machines Up For Pre-Orders04 June 2015
Steam Linux Usage Drops Lower... Below 0.9%02 June 2015
Valve Appears To Be Rolling Out Source 2 Version Of Dota 201 June 2015
SteamOS 159 Drops Support For NVIDIA's Pre-Fermi Graphics Cards06 May 2015
Steam Linux Usage Drops Below 1%04 May 2015
Valve Releases OpenVR SDK30 April 2015
Valve Adds 64-bit Linux Support To SteamVR30 April 2015

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The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver & DRM/KMS Linux Driver13 January 2015
A New VIA OpenChrome Gallium3D Driver Is Under Development08 January 2015
The VIA OpenChrome DRM Still Might Be Kicking In 201503 January 2015
OpenChrome: There's Apparently Not Much Left21 May 2014
VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline26 May 2013
OpenChrome Driver Is Far From Feature Complete06 April 2013
VIA Secretly Has A Working Gallium3D Driver02 April 2013
OpenChrome Provides New VIA X.Org Driver27 March 2013
VIA KMS Driver Now Supports HDMI Output25 March 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Being Toyed With16 February 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Not Ready For Mainline11 November 2012
VIA Puts Out Some Linux Kernel, Boot Loader Code26 July 2012
VIA's OpenChrome 0.3.0: "A Major Step Forward"24 July 2012
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Code Might Merge Soon30 June 2012
VIA Is Still At It: They Launched A $49 ARM PC23 May 2012

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VirtualBox 5.0 RC3 Brings VMM Fixes, Takes Care Of Some KDE DnD Problems03 July 2015
KVM In Linux 4.2 Adds Support For x86 Write Combining, SMM24 June 2015
QEMU Affected By Another Security Vulnerability10 June 2015
New Benchmarks Of Eltechs ExaGear For x86 Apps On ARM31 May 2015
Xen Orchestra 4.0 Brings Docker Support, Improved Design31 May 2015
Ubuntu's LXD vs. KVM For The Linux Cloud23 May 2015
VENOM Bug In QEMU Escapes VM Security13 May 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 3 Released07 May 2015
Virt-Manager 1.2.0 Brings OVMF/AAVMF Support For UEFI In VMs04 May 2015
QEMU 2.3 Officially Released27 April 2015
Linux 4.1: Full DynTicks For KVM Guests To Become Possible15 April 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 2 Released14 April 2015
QEMU 2.3.0-rc2 Released04 April 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Now In Beta, Adds PV To Windows/Linux Guests01 April 2015
QEMU 2.3 RC1 Released With Many Last Minute Changes24 March 2015

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Enlightenment Starts Working On XWayland Support26 June 2015
Work On Wayland's "Libweston" Is Being Revived23 June 2015
Libinput 0.18 Has Improved Touchpad Handling22 June 2015
Atomic Mode-Setting Support For Wayland's Weston22 June 2015
Samsung Continues Working On "Waycheck" For Wayland Testing20 June 2015
Wayland 1.8.1 Released12 June 2015
Wayland's MIT License To Be Updated/Corrected10 June 2015
XWayland Hit By Its First Security Advisory: Missing Authentication10 June 2015
Wayland Live CD Updated Against Wayland/Weston 1.807 June 2015
Libinput 0.17 Fixes Issues03 June 2015
Wayland 1.8 & Weston 1.8 Officially Released03 June 2015
Libinput 0.16 Now Supports Devices Like The Chromebook Pixel01 June 2015
Confusion Mounts Over Wayland's Actual License29 May 2015
Wayland 1.8 RC2 Arrives Along With New Weston Compositor Release27 May 2015
Wayland / Weston 1.8 Release Candidate Arrives16 May 2015

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Wine-Staging 1.7.46 Improves The OS X Experience28 June 2015
Wine 1.7.46: Still Hacking On DirectWrite & 64-bit ARM26 June 2015
CodeWeavers Working On Direct3D 11, Better Wine Performance22 June 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.45 Gets Better vRAM Detection, Makes Use Of Ping16 June 2015
Wine 1.7.45 Brings DirectWrite Work & Start Of MSVCIRT12 June 2015
PlayOnLinux 5 To Switch From Being Written In Python To Using Java04 June 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.44 Introduces More Bug Fixes01 June 2015
Wine 1.7.44 Works On More 64-bit ARM Support29 May 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.43 Tacks On More Bug Fixes18 May 2015
Wine 1.7.43 Works On Desktop Shell Window Support15 May 2015
USB Support For Wine Is Being Discussed Again11 May 2015
Wine 1.7.42 Implements More Of Direct2D01 May 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.41 Works On Improved Debugging Support20 April 2015
Wine 1.7.41 Works More On Kernel Job Objects, MSI Patches17 April 2015
Wine-Staging Brings Emulated EAX, Better .NET Executables Support05 April 2015

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X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR Improvements, But No Sign Of 1.1830 June 2015
PRIME, Mode-Setting Driver Improvements Yield Better USB Graphics Support20 June 2015
X.Org Server 1.17.2 Released16 June 2015
Don't Bet On "X12" Succeeding X11 Rather Than Wayland (Or Mir)16 June 2015
More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server 1.1814 June 2015
XDC2015 X.Org Conference Announced, CFP Issued01 June 2015
RandR 1.5 Brings Monitor Objects & Tile Support For X.Org18 May 2015
Smooth Scrolling Implemented For XWayland12 May 2015
Vintage X.Org DDX Drivers Updated09 May 2015
ATI Rage128 Driver Now Has RandR Support02 May 2015
Libinput X.Org Driver Updated (v0.9)23 April 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting Driver22 April 2015
Radeon X.Org Driver Still Trying To Eliminate Tearing, Adds TearFree Option21 April 2015
X.Org Looks To Have Six Summer Projects17 April 2015
X.Org Might Possibly Try Voting Again For The SPI Merger14 April 2015

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