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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.


A New AMD Catalyst Linux Driver Unofficially Surfaces29 August 2014
Radeon DRM Queues More Changes, RV6xx UVD For Linux 3.1828 August 2014
Open-Source AMD HSA Should Come To Fruition This Year24 August 2014
AMD Releases UVD Video Decode Support For R600 GPUs24 August 2014
Userptr Support Set For AMD Radeon GPUs In Linux 3.1821 August 2014
AMD's Catalyst Linux Driver Preparing For A World Without An X Server?20 August 2014
AMD Launches Radeon R7 Series SSDs19 August 2014
AMD Offers Mantle For OpenGL-Next, Pushes Mantle To Workstations14 August 2014
AMD Quietly Releases Catalyst 14.8 Linux Driver14 August 2014
Linux 3.17 Doesn't Do Much For AMD Kaveri's Graphics Performance13 August 2014
AMD's Radeon DDX Enables Hawaii Acceleration By Default12 August 2014
Perf-Per-Watt: Catalyst vs. Radeon Gallium3D06 August 2014
AMD Radeon Graphics Get Many Changes For Linux 3.1705 August 2014
AMD's R600 GPU LLVM Back-End To Be Renamed04 August 2014
AMD Launches The A10-7800, The 65 Watt Kaveri31 July 2014

More AMD News

852 Articles


DragonFlyBSD Finally Gets Haswell Graphics Support11 August 2014
Facebook Is Hiring To Make Linux Networking Better Than FreeBSD07 August 2014
FreeBSD Developing A New Automounter, Other Features25 July 2014
Pkg 1.3.0 Released To Improve Package Management On FreeBSD24 July 2014
GhostBSD 4.0 Beta 3 Brings New & Updated Packages17 July 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 Officially Released With ZFS Bookmarks Support16 July 2014
LibreSSL Portable Encounters Its First Release11 July 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 RC3 Released06 July 2014
GhostBSD 4.0 Beta 2 Released With MATE Goodness27 June 2014
PC-BSD 10.0.2 Brings An Alpha Version Of The Lumina Desktop25 June 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 RC1 Released22 June 2014
FreeBSD's New VT Console Continues To Progress With Features19 June 2014
DragonFlyBSD 3.8.1 Update Brings Few Changes17 June 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 Beta 3 Released14 June 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 Beta 2 Is Now Available07 June 2014

More BSD News

196 Articles


Quick Test: PHP 5.6 Against Facebook's HHVM29 August 2014
LLVM 3.5 RC4 Released28 August 2014
Checking On The Performance Of PHP 5.628 August 2014
New GCC 5.0 Changes, Command-Line Options That Landed So Far26 August 2014
Julia Language v0.3 Improves Technical Computing23 August 2014
Patch By Patch, LLVM Clang Gets Better At Building The Linux Kernel22 August 2014
AMD Compiler Optimization Benchmarks With GCC 4.10 (GCC 5.0)16 August 2014
GCC 5.0 Doesn't Show Much Difference Yet For AMD's Steamroller15 August 2014
A New Program Exists To Translate x86 Machine Code Into LLVM Bitcode11 August 2014
GCC As A Just-In Time Compiler Is An Interesting Project28 July 2014
Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap26 July 2014
Cauldron 2014: GCC & LLVM Will Look To Collaborate More26 July 2014
GCC Receives ACM Programming Languages Software Award26 July 2014
GCC 5.0 Is Expected Next Year21 July 2014
LLVM 3.5 Gets A Tentative Release Date21 July 2014

More Compiler News

423 Articles


Google's Chromebook "Samus" Now Supported By Coreboot29 August 2014
Coreboot Now Works On The Older MacBook 1,1 Too18 August 2014
Apple's MacBook (2,1) Now Can Boot With Coreboot17 August 2014
Coreboot Now Has Native Graphics Initialization For Intel's GM4516 August 2014
The Lenovo X200 Now Works With Coreboot13 August 2014
Coreboot Now Supports Intel Atom's MinnowBoard MAX, Bakersport11 August 2014
Coreboot Sandy/Ivy Bridge Gains Native RAM Initialization29 July 2014
Intel Bayley Bay Support Added To Coreboot30 May 2014
Coreboot Now Supports The Lenovo Thinkpad T52013 May 2014
Coreboot Keeps Getting Better Bay Trail Support09 May 2014
Better Intel "Bay Trail" Support Lands In Coreboot06 May 2014
Packard Bell LM85 Now Supported By Coreboot20 April 2014
Coreboot Adds Support For The Lenovo ThinkPad T53009 April 2014
Coreboot Tacks On Support For Another HP Notebook28 March 2014
Google's Coreboot Bay Trail "Rambi" Support Improves27 February 2014

More Coreboot News

51 Articles


Debian Installer Images Now In Beta For 8.0 Jessie13 August 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Settling For Linux 3.1627 July 2014
Spotify Switches From Debian To Ubuntu16 July 2014
Debian 7.6 Release Takes Care Of Security Problems14 July 2014
Debian Switches Back To Using GLIBC19 June 2014
GLAMOR Support Enabled Within Debian Experimental18 June 2014
Debian 6 Will Be Maintained Under An LTS Flag17 June 2014
GCC 4.9 Will Soon Be The Default In Debian, Ubuntu 14.1013 May 2014
wattOS R8 Is Now Based On Debian Rather Than Ubuntu11 May 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie To Likely Target The Linux 3.16 Kernel07 May 2014
Debian Drops Support For SPARC29 April 2014
Debian 7.5 GNU/Linux Released29 April 2014
Debian To Maintain 6.0 Squeeze As An LTS Release18 April 2014
Debian's Project Leader Was Re-Elected14 April 2014
Debian Developers Release APT 1.004 April 2014

More Debian News

88 Articles


Enlightenment E19 RC3 Shows Off The New Wayland Compositor29 August 2014
LXPanel 0.7.0 Brings Many Changes25 August 2014
EFL Sees A Ton Of Work Following Recent v1.11 Release23 August 2014
EFL 1.11 Is A Big Milestone For Enlightenment Users21 August 2014
LXQt 0.8 Is Being Released Soon19 August 2014
The First Alpha Is Out Of The Qt5 Moonlight Desktop07 July 2014
The DDE 2.0 Desktop Is Looking Nice06 July 2014
Enlightenment's Evas OpenGL Now Supports S3TC Textures04 July 2014
Enlightenment E19 Alpha 2 Released With Better HiDPI Support03 July 2014
LXQt Now Has Full Qt5 Support30 June 2014
Enlightenment's Edje Has A Nice, Easy-To-Use Theme Editor Under Development20 June 2014
Enlightenment E19 Is Moving Closer To Release17 June 2014
Enlightenment EFL Adds "Elua", A Lua JIT App Runtime11 June 2014
Enlightenment 0.19 Now In Alpha With Better Wayland Support04 June 2014
Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" Is Now Available30 May 2014

More Desktop News

162 Articles


DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora28 August 2014
Fedora 21 Will Try To Release Before Thanksgiving27 August 2014
LinuxCon: What's Going On With Fedora.Next21 August 2014
The Many Things You Can Build With A Raspberry Pi20 August 2014
Fedora 21 Was Just Delayed By Another Week13 August 2014
Fedora 21 Will Support A Lot Of ARM Hardware13 August 2014
Yum's Successor, DNF 0.6, Brings Sought After Features12 August 2014
Fedora 21 Will Likely Ship With The Linux 3.16 Kernel07 August 2014
64-bit ARM Is Looking Good For Fedora 2105 August 2014
Fedora Assembles A Security Team31 July 2014
Fedora 21 Has Been Delayed By Three Weeks24 July 2014
Users Warned About Possible Regressions With DRI323 July 2014
Fedora 21 Starts Working Towards Its Alpha Release17 July 2014
Fedora Gets A Kernel Playground Repository09 July 2014
Linux 3.16 Is Looking Good For ARM Hardware Support08 July 2014

More Fedora News

387 Articles

Free Software

LibreOffice Ported To 64-bit ARM (AArch64)29 August 2014
OS Battle: Linux Takes 1.7% Desktop Marketshare28 August 2014
PHP 5.6 Officially Released With New Debugger28 August 2014
LibreOffice 4.3.1 Released28 August 2014
CUDA 6.5 Is Doing Great For Blender22 August 2014
DirectFB Updates GTK3 Support, Working Towards DirectFB 1.821 August 2014
GitHub, Seagate, Western Digital & Others Join The Linux Foundation20 August 2014
Git 2.1 Released17 August 2014
wxPHP: wxWidgets Come To PHP30 July 2014
LibreOffice 4.3 Released With Many Exciting Changes30 July 2014
"The World's Most Highly-Assured OS" Kernel Open-Sourced29 July 2014
Git 2.1 To Further Mainline Windows Support Patches28 July 2014
Meson: A Next-Gen Build System Showing Promise27 July 2014
Mono Begins To Focus On Performance, Assembles A Team24 July 2014
ownCloud 7 Brings Server-To-Server Sharing23 July 2014

More Free Software News

958 Articles


Metro Redux Is Going To Require OpenGL 4.x On Linux29 August 2014
Metro 2033 Redux Will Hopefully Hit Linux Real Soon27 August 2014
Company of Heroes 2 Might Be Coming Out For Linux27 August 2014
Ioquake3 Works On Finally Switching Over To SDL226 August 2014
Leadwerks Launches On Steam For Linux25 August 2014
Robocraft Is Rolling Over To Linux22 August 2014
A New First-Person Mystery Game Might Be Coming To Linux22 August 2014
Wasteland 2 Gets An Official Release Date19 August 2014
Dead Island For Linux Appears Imminent19 August 2014
Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 Shafts Linux Gamers19 August 2014
The Witcher 2 Performance Rises Again For Linux Gamers14 August 2014
Darksiders 2 Is Coming To Linux14 August 2014
Advanced Linux Game Programming At GDC Europe13 August 2014
The Witcher 2 Should Now Be Offering Faster Performance11 August 2014
Stunt Rally 2.4 Brings New Open-Source Racing Fun11 August 2014

More Gaming News

909 Articles


GNOME/GTK+ Human Interface Guidelines Updated22 August 2014
GNOME 3.14 Beta Released21 August 2014
GNOME 3.14 Beta Makes GLSL Optional, Supports Wayland Gesture/Touch Events20 August 2014
GTK+ 3.13.6 Updated To Work With Newer Wayland12 August 2014
Builder: A New Development IDE Being Built For GNOME30 July 2014
GNOME's GTK+ Is Still Striving For A Scene Graph, Canvas API30 July 2014
GNOME/GTK On Wayland Gains Focus At GUADEC30 July 2014
GNOME Stakeholders Take Issue With Groupon Over their Gnome30 July 2014
GNOME 3.13.4 Continues Working On Wayland & More25 July 2014
IPv6 Improvements Hit NetworkManager24 July 2014
GStreamer 1.4.0 Released; OpenGL Improvements, New Features21 July 2014
GtkInspector Moves Along For GTK Debugging12 July 2014
Transmageddon 1.2 Fixes Up GNOME Transcoding, Adds VA-API GPU Encoding04 July 2014
The GNOME 3.13.3 Changes Are Exciting27 June 2014
Touchscreen Support Added To GNOME's Mutter On Wayland25 June 2014

More GNOME News

420 Articles


The GNU Linux Libre 3.16 Kernel Is Christened By Freedo08 August 2014
More Details On GCC & LLVM Collaboration06 August 2014
FSF Talks Up Libreboot As New Coreboot Downstream05 August 2014
GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support30 July 2014
Guix 0.7 Can Now Install The GNU Operating System25 July 2014
GSRC Brings New & Updated GNU Packages13 July 2014
Unifont 7.0 Update Covers The Unicode 7.0 Basic Multilingual Plane07 July 2014
GNU's ddrescue For Data Recovery Has Been Updated13 June 2014
GNU's Linux-Libre 3.15 Kernel Released09 June 2014
GNU Nettle 3.0 Cryptographics Library Released08 June 2014
GNU Xnee 3.19 Released06 May 2014
GNU Mailman 3.0 Now In Beta29 April 2014
The GNU Linux-libre 3.14-gnu Ultra-Free Kernel Released31 March 2014
OpenGL Bindings Come To GNU's Guile Language23 March 2014
GNU Gets In The Music Production Business18 March 2014

More GNU News

74 Articles


Chrome 38 Now In Beta With Exciting Advancements29 August 2014
Google Chrome 37 Brings Many Security Fixes27 August 2014
Btrfs Gets Talked Up, Googler Encourages You To Try Btrfs19 August 2014
It's Now Possible To Play Netflix Natively On Linux Without Wine Plug-Ins09 August 2014
Chrome 37 Beta Adds The Dialog Tag, Other Changes17 July 2014
Google Announces "Project Zero" To Improve Web Security15 July 2014
Google's Dart Language Approved By The ECMA08 July 2014
Sailfish OS EA3 For The Google Nexus 4 Adds The Jolla Store23 June 2014
Google Is Maintaining A "BoringSSL" Fork Of OpenSSL21 June 2014
Google's Chrome 36 Enters Beta With New Features22 May 2014
Android-x86 4.4 RC2 Released21 May 2014
Chrome 35 Released With Aura Replacing GTK+20 May 2014
Google Open-Sources Their AutoFDO Profile Toolchain07 May 2014
Google Web Designer Is Now Natively Available On Linux23 April 2014
Google Is Financing A Lot Of Great Open-Source Work This Summer21 April 2014

More Google News

137 Articles


Coreboot Adds Lenovo X220 With Native Sandy Bridge Support30 August 2014
Imagination Launches A MIPS Development Board30 August 2014
Getting Involved With The New Raspberry Pi Graphics Driver30 August 2014
Linux 3.17 Will Detect If Your Toshiba Laptop Is Falling Down16 August 2014
UEFI Forum Officially Announces ACPI 5.112 August 2014
Acer's Latest Chromebook Should Be Quite Powerful & Attractive11 August 2014
VC4 Gallium3D Driver Merged To Mainline Mesa09 August 2014
Lots Of New ARM Hardware To Be Supported By Linux 3.1708 August 2014
The Wacom Input Driver Gets Enhanced With Linux 3.1708 August 2014
Rockchip Publishes A DRM Driver For Their SoCs08 August 2014
LowRISC: Trying To Bring Fully Open Hardware In A High Risk World08 August 2014
Input Drivers Get Renewed For Linux 3.1706 August 2014
The GPLv3 GPU Is Now Available03 August 2014
Belkin's WRT54G Router Successor Is Crap On The Software Front So Far01 August 2014
Linux Developers Jump Quickly On ACPI 5.1, Helps Out ARM24 July 2014

More Hardware News

529 Articles


Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux30 August 2014
Learning The Process To Review Linux Kernel Patches30 August 2014
Another Intel Linux Power Regression Is Being Investigated28 August 2014
Linux 3.17 Doesn't Boost Ivy Bridge Performance Numbers25 August 2014
Running Ivy Bridge HD Graphics With Linux 3.16 + Mesa 10.324 August 2014
Intel Bay Trail Performance With Linux 3.16/3.17 & Mesa 10.323 August 2014
Intel Sandy Bridge Gains On Linux 3.17 Extend Beyond Graphics21 August 2014
NIR: A New IR Developed For Mesa That's Better Than GLSL IR18 August 2014
Intel's Idle Driver Supports Broadwell With Linux 3.1716 August 2014
Intel Starts Shipping Core M Broadwell-Y 14nm Chips11 August 2014
Two Intel Graphics Features Get Pulled From Linux 3.1709 August 2014
Intel Is Already Working On Linux Graphics Support For Skylake08 August 2014
Many Intel DRM Changes Abound For Linux 3.1707 August 2014
Intel 3.0 X.Org Driver Still Baking, New Development Release23 July 2014
Intel Adds BPTC Texture Compression To Their Mesa Driver22 July 2014

More Intel News

712 Articles


Plasma Active Is Mostly Ported To KDE Frameworks 527 August 2014
KDE's KWin On Wayland Is Progressing For 5.1 Release25 August 2014
KDE Software Compilation 4.14 Released20 August 2014
KDE's Konqueror Is In Need Of A New Maintainer17 August 2014
KDE Ships First Update To Frameworks 507 August 2014
KDE 4.14 Release Candidate Ships31 July 2014
KDE 4.14 Beta 3 Released26 July 2014
KDE Developers Continue Working Toward Wayland Support25 July 2014
Plasma Active Continues Coming For Qt5/KF520 July 2014
KDE Plasma 5 Officially Released15 July 2014
KDE 4.14 Applications & Development Platform Beta Released11 July 2014
Looking Forward To The Future Of KDE Frameworks 509 July 2014
KDE 4.14 Branched, Mix-Release Planned For December09 July 2014
KDE Frameworks 5 Has Been Officially Released07 July 2014
KDE Frameworks 5 Is Due Out Tomorrow07 July 2014

More KDE News

368 Articles

Linux Events

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
ATI & NVIDIA In The Linux Hollywood03 March 2008
Companies Attending The 2nd LF Summit03 March 2008
X.Org FOSDEM 2008 Videos Available27 February 2008
Project VGA Hopes To Ship Next Month24 February 2008

More Linux Events News

30 Articles

Linux Kernel

Jailhouse v0.1 Released As A Basic Hypervisor For Linux29 August 2014
DRM Graphics Changes For Linux 3.18 Might End Up Being Smaller26 August 2014
Linux 3.17-rc2 Release Celebrates 23 Years Of Linux25 August 2014
Linux Turns 23 Years Old Today25 August 2014
Preview Of AMD Radeon R9 290 Hawaii Open-Source Performance23 August 2014
Proposed: A Tainted Performance State For The Linux Kernel20 August 2014
Linux 3.17 Lands Memfd, A KDBUS Prerequisite19 August 2014
Linux Foundation Pushes Two-Factor Authentication For Git18 August 2014
The New Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel17 August 2014
Linux 3.17-rc1 Kernel Released16 August 2014
Intel Starts Sending In Graphics Patches For Linux 3.1816 August 2014
BFS Scheduler Update Brings SMT Nice Support16 August 2014
Kernel Developers Begin Work On CPPC Processor Performance Controls15 August 2014
Btrfs Changes Rejected For The Linux 3.17 Kernel14 August 2014
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 3.1514 August 2014

More Linux Kernel News

1062 Articles


NIR Still Being Discussed For Mesa, LLVM Gets Brought Up Again27 August 2014
Mesa Has A New Release Manager26 August 2014
The New Features Of Mesa 10.325 August 2014
Mesa 10.3 Branched & RC1 Released, Mesa 10.4 On Master21 August 2014
Mesa 10.2.6 Has Plenty Of OpenGL Driver Bug Fixes19 August 2014
Mesa Now Supports Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension19 August 2014
Direct3D 9 Support Stands A Chance Of Being Added To Mesa18 August 2014
Mesa Picks Up Support For Some OpenGL 4.5 Extensions15 August 2014
The GLX Extension For Linux Game Developers Will Soon Work On More Drivers15 August 2014
R600g & RadeonSI Now Support BPTC Texture Compression15 August 2014
Geometry Shaders / OpenGL 3.2 Finally Comes To Intel Sandy Bridge14 August 2014
After OpenGL 4.5, The Mesa OpenGL 4 Support Matrix12 August 2014
BPTC Texture Compression Support Lands In Mesa12 August 2014
Intel Adds Support For ARB_copy_image11 August 2014
Broadcom VC4 Gallium3D Driver Soon To Merge Into Mesa07 August 2014

More Mesa News

589 Articles


Mozilla Firefox On Wayland Is Progressing08 August 2014
Chris Beard Confirmed As Mozilla's CEO28 July 2014
Mozilla Unleashes Firefox 31 Web Browser22 July 2014
The Rust Language Is Improving, But Not Yet Ready For 1.016 July 2014
Mozjpeg 2.0 Improves JPEG Encoding15 July 2014
Firefox Might Finally Be Moving Closer To Better KDE Integration09 July 2014
The GTK3 Port Of Firefox Is Making Progress, Firefox Can Run On Wayland25 June 2014
Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)12 June 2014
Mozilla Firefox 30 Binaries Now Available10 June 2014
PlayCanvas Browser-Based Game Engine Open-Sourced04 June 2014
Mozilla Starts Pre-Orders For Its Flame Firefox OS Smart-Phone27 May 2014
Pale Moon: Firefox Without DRM, Interface Breakage22 May 2014
Mozilla's Route For Implementing W3C EME (HTML5 DRM)14 May 2014
Mozilla Decides Against Ads In The New Tab Page10 May 2014
Firefox 30 Beta Finally Supports GStreamer 1.030 April 2014

More Mozilla News

137 Articles


XBMC 13.2 Released, One Of The Last Before Kodi19 August 2014
MPlayer2-Forked MPV Player Releases v0.5 With A Lot Of Features12 August 2014
XBMC Is Being Renamed To "Kodi"01 August 2014
The FFmpeg vs. Libav War Continues In Debian Land29 July 2014
MPV 0.4.1 Brings Various Bug Fixes13 July 2014
KDE Plasma Media Center 1.3 Supports Baloo, MPRIS Specification23 June 2014
In Road To Qt, Audacious Switches From GTK3 Back To GTK223 June 2014
XBMC 13.1 Brings Fixes To Gotham09 June 2014
MythTV 0.27.1 Has 340+ Improvements03 June 2014
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Enters Release Candidate Phase26 May 2014
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Is On Approach With Many Fixes19 May 2014
Libav Merges Its Native Opus Decoder15 May 2014
VidOn.me Publishes A New XBMC Source Tree09 May 2014
XBMC 13 Powered OpenELEC 4.0 Released05 May 2014
XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" Has Been Officially Released04 May 2014

More Multimedia News

122 Articles


Re-Clocking Your NVIDIA GPU With Nouveau On Linux 3.1728 August 2014
Nouveau On Oibaf PPA Is Back To Running Well27 August 2014
Nouveau Turns Into A Mess In Latest Linux 3.17 + Mesa 10.3-dev Tests26 August 2014
Nouveau Gets Improved Re-Clocking Handling For Select GPUs22 August 2014
Nouveau Works On Maxwell Fan Management17 August 2014
NVIDIA Performance Counters In Nouveau Hoped For With Linux 3.1911 August 2014
Nouveau's Big Batch Of Changes Land In Linux 3.1710 August 2014
Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Power Monitoring Results02 August 2014
Grand Theft Auto Running On Direct3D Natively On Linux Shows Gallium3D Potential28 July 2014
MP Counters In Prototype Stage For Nouveau NV5020 July 2014
Nouveau NVC0 Gallium3D Now Supports Indirect Drawing16 July 2014
NVIDIA Contributes Re-Clocking Code To Nouveau For The GK20A11 July 2014
AMD's GL Performance Monitor Gets Wired Up For Nouveau05 July 2014
NVIDIA's Performance Counters Closer To Being Exposed By Nouveau26 June 2014
Nouveau Will Now Sync Buffer-Swaps To VBlanks By Default21 June 2014

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212 Articles


NVIDIA Releases CUDA 6.5 As A Huge Update20 August 2014
Recapping The OpenGL 4.5 Improvements, NVIDIA Linux Changes13 August 2014
NVIDIA's 64-bit "Denver" Tegra K1 Should Be Amazing11 August 2014
NVIDIA Already Publishes An OpenGL 4.5 Linux Driver11 August 2014
NVIDIA 343 Linux Driver Improves EGL Support, Fixes Many Bugs06 August 2014
NVIDIA Is Working Towards VDPAU H.265/HEVC Support29 July 2014
NVIDIA Releases K1-Powered Shield Tablet & Controller22 July 2014
NVIDIA Updates Its Linux Legacy Driver For GeForce 6/7 GPUs10 July 2014
NVIDIA 340.24 Linux Driver Has G-SYNC Support, FXAA Control08 July 2014
NVIDIA Releases 331.89 Long-Lived Linux Driver04 July 2014
VDPAU Library 0.8 Released01 July 2014
NVIDIA 340.17 Linux Beta Driver Brings Initial G-SYNC Support09 June 2014
NVIDIA 337.25 Linux Driver Supports New GPUs, X.Org Server 1.1630 May 2014
NVIDIA Posts Mesa Patches For GK20A Gallium3D Support27 May 2014
NVIDIA Pushes Down The 331.79 Linux Driver With Bug-Fixes20 May 2014

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416 Articles

Operating Systems

Haiku OS Gains Rudimentary Support For Haswell Graphics29 August 2014
Genode OS 14.08 Has New GUI Architecture, Pluggable VFS28 August 2014
MenuetOS Updated With SMP Threads & Onscreen Keyboard26 August 2014
The Widely-Criticized New Commercial Linux Distro Is Now On Kickstarter22 August 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 Beta 3 Released20 August 2014
Mageia 5 Alpha 2 Works To Add KF5 & LXQt Packages17 August 2014
Knoppix 7.4 Plays With Systemd & Compiz08 August 2014
CoreOS Experiences Its First Stable Release25 July 2014
Slackware Turns 21 Years Old17 July 2014
The OS That Switched From Linux To BSD Is Now Making Its Own GUI14 July 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 Alpha 2 Is Ready For Testing12 July 2014
Mageia 5 Alpha Updates A Lot Of Software09 July 2014
Manjaro Linux Developers Experience A Mass Exodus [Updated]08 July 2014
CentOS 7 Release Relives RHEL7 As A Community Project07 July 2014
Operating System U Now Solicits Community Ideas06 July 2014

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254 Articles


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
MartUX: OpenIndiana Reviving Sun SPARC Hardware28 September 2012

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145 Articles


Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July31 July 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2.1 Released With Minor Updates11 July 2014
Massive Linux GPU Tests, Russia, Devil's Canyon Dominated June In Linux News01 July 2014
Phoronix By The Numbers Over Ten Years06 June 2014
The Most Popular Linux Stories Of The Past 10 Years05 June 2014
There's Now 500 Games On Steam For Linux05 June 2014
Phoronix Turns Ten Years Old, PTS Turns Six Years Old05 June 2014
NVIDIA's Tegra K1 & Linux Gaming Were Popular In May31 May 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Is Nearly Ready29 May 2014
Seeking Feedback On Better Visualizing Benchmark Results27 May 2014
Many Interesting Tests Are Coming For The Phoronix 10th Birthday26 May 2014
Linux OpenGL Game Benchmarks Being Worked On This Weekend25 May 2014
Phoronix Is Turning Ten Years Old In Two Weeks22 May 2014
PTS 5.2 M2: Build A New Test Farm In Minutes With Phoromatic19 May 2014
Improved Line Graphs Come To Phoronix Results17 May 2014

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454 Articles

Proprietary Software

Opera 25 Development Release For Linux22 August 2014
Viber 4.2 Finally Released For Linux18 August 2014
Microsoft Open-Sources Its OOXML SDK25 June 2014
Opera 24 On Chromium Now Available For Linux23 June 2014
Skype 4.3 For Linux Released With Updated UI18 June 2014
Microsoft Reportedly Releasing A New Skype For Linux Soon24 May 2014
Microsoft ASP.NET vNext Is Open-Source, Runs On Linux12 May 2014
Kingsoft Office Is Still Being Ported To Linux07 May 2014
Microsoft Releases Skype For Linux 4.2, Has Bug-Fixes21 May 2013
Opera Confirms It's Betting On WebKit, Chromium13 February 2013
Opera To Release WebKit-Based Web Browser19 January 2013
Nero CD/DVD Burning Software On Linux Is Dead18 July 2012
Lightspark Now Handles Desktop AIR Applications11 June 2012
Lightspark For Open Flash Inches Forward19 May 2012
Lightspark 0.5.6 Brings New Flash Features12 April 2012

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76 Articles


Qt5 Will Now Support LGPLv3 Modules20 August 2014
Daydreaming About Qt6 & Qt710 August 2014
Qt 5.4 Is Now Under A Feature Freeze10 August 2014
Digia To Spin Off Qt Business Into Its Own Company06 August 2014
Qt Creator 3.2 RC1 Is Out05 August 2014
Qt 5.4 Going Into Feature Freeze Next Week With Exciting Changes29 July 2014
Qt Creator 3.2 In Beta With Greater Stability & Improvements08 July 2014
Cutelyst 0.2.0 Released: A Web Framework Powered By Qt 505 July 2014
Qt HiDPI Support Is On Hold For A Few Months02 July 2014
New Features Coming For Qt 5.426 June 2014
Qt 5.3.1 Officially Released25 June 2014
Qt Wayland Now Supports Minimizing Windows With XDG-Shell Support21 June 2014
Qt3D 2.0 Is A Rewrite Of Qt's 3D Support27 May 2014
Qt5 Will Work On HiDPI Support For More Platforms23 May 2014
Qt 5.3 Has Been Officially Released19 May 2014

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143 Articles

Red Hat

Red Hat Is Hiring To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers18 August 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Now In Beta12 August 2014
The Beta To The Final Minor Release Of RHEL5 Is Out10 July 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 Released08 July 2014
CentOS 7 Now Under Public QA13 June 2014
Red Hat Announces General Availability Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 710 June 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Announcement Likely Tomorrow09 June 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 Updates Tools, Language Support04 June 2014
ClearOS 6.6 Beta 1 Released23 May 2014
Red Hat Buys Out Inktank For $175 Million30 April 2014
New X.Org Being Added To Rawhide For Fedora 2129 April 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic23 April 2014
Red Hat's RHEL7 RC ISO Is Now Publicly Available22 April 2014
Red Hat Releases Its RHEL 7 Release Candidate15 April 2014
Red Hat Makes A Suid Root Wrapper For Xorg05 March 2014

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99 Articles


Canonical Joined The Khronos Group To Help Mir/Wayland Drivers21 August 2014
Khronos Publishes Its Slides About OpenGL-Next20 August 2014
C++14 Is Complete19 August 2014
OpenROAD: Showing Off All The Khronos APIs13 August 2014
Microsoft Joins The Khronos WebGL Working Group11 August 2014
The Khronos Group Is Developing A New Graphics API From The Ground-Up11 August 2014
SPIR 2.0 Is Out In Provisional Form For OpenCL 2.011 August 2014
OpenGL 4.5 Released With New Features11 August 2014
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Khronos Updates Its OpenVX 1.0 Provisional Specification11 July 2014
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OpenSUSE Factory Turns Into Rolling Release Distribution29 July 2014
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SUSE Releases Source-Code For kGraft Live Kernel Patching27 March 2014
openSUSE 13.2 To Use Btrfs By Default, Major Changes19 March 2014
SUSE Cloud 3 Released, Based On OpenStack Havana20 February 2014
SUSE Develops New Way Of Live-Patching The Kernel03 February 2014
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openSUSE 13.1: 6000+ Packages For 5 Architectures19 November 2013
openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Updates Systemd, Has Speedy Fix31 October 2013
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Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT20 August 2014
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Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd05 July 2014
Systemd 215 Works On Factory Reset, DHCPv4 Server Support04 July 2014
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VXLAN Support Added To Systemd's Networkd16 June 2014
Booting Ubuntu With Systemd Went Surprisingly Well12 June 2014
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Systemd 214 Comes "Stuffed With Great New Features"11 June 2014
New Sandboxing Features Come To Systemd04 June 2014
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Systemd 213 Adds A Time Sync Daemon28 May 2014
Systemd Continues Getting Bigger, Almost At 550k Lines Of Code21 May 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Can Now Boot With Systemd28 April 2014
Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd02 April 2014

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Canonical Has Yet To Land X.Org Server 1.16 For Ubuntu 14.1030 August 2014
Ubuntu's Utopic Unicorn 14.10 Beta 1 Released28 August 2014
Ubuntu 14.10's Feature Freeze Is This Wednesday19 August 2014
Ubuntu MATE On Track To Become An Official Spin18 August 2014
Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Released07 August 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 2 Released01 August 2014
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Released24 July 2014
Canonical Community Team Changes Announced For Ubuntu22 July 2014
While The Future Looks Towards Systemd, Upstart 1.13 Released11 July 2014
Mir 0.4 Released, Mir 0.5 Under Development07 July 2014
Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 14.10 Snapshot Performance Comparison04 July 2014
Ubuntu Touch Passes 100,000 App Downloads03 July 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Will Not Ship With Open-Source OpenCL Support02 July 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" Alpha 1 Released27 June 2014
Mir Display Server Picks Up Some New Features24 June 2014

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SteamOS Update 133 Has Better Intel Performance, VA-API26 August 2014
Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming21 August 2014
Valve Just Released A Big Linux Steam Client Update14 August 2014
Leadwerks Game Engine Now In Beta On Steam For Linux12 August 2014
Steam Survey Results For July 2014 Show A Slight Drop In Linux Usage03 August 2014
Steam On Linux Now Offers 600+ Games03 August 2014
SteamOS Beta 126 Better Handles XBMC01 August 2014
Valve Is Still Hiring For SteamOS, Linux Work23 July 2014
SteamOS Update 123 Fixes Multiple Reboots, The Compositor19 July 2014
SteamOS Alchemist Beta 120 Updates Intel/AMD/NVIDIA Drivers28 June 2014
Valve Working Towards A New Steam Runtime SDK With GCC/Clang Changes22 June 2014
Steam's Summer Sale Is Now Happening19 June 2014
Rich Geldreich Leaves Valves; Points To More "End Of OpenGL" Articles09 June 2014
XBMC For SteamOS Is Under Development09 June 2014
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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
OpenChrome Now Defaults To EXA16 May 2012
How-To Bang On VIA Hardware With Linux KMS07 March 2012
OpenChrome VIA KMS Has A Goal For This Summer20 February 2012

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New VM Software Claims To Be 4.5x Faster Than QEMU19 August 2014
Xen Orchestra 3.5 Released, Xen Orchestra 4 Enters Focus14 August 2014
QEMU 2.1 Officially Released01 August 2014
QEMU 2.1.0-rc3 Has More Bug Fixes23 July 2014
Xen Project Announces Mirage OS 2.022 July 2014
QEMU 2.1 RC2 Fixes A Ton Of Bugs16 July 2014
The Exciting QEMU 2.1 Is Up To Its Release Candidate Phase09 July 2014
QEMU 2.1 Steps Closer To Release01 July 2014
KVM Gets Improved For S390, POWER & MIPS04 June 2014
Linux 3.16 Supports ARM Suspend/Resume With Xen02 June 2014
QEMU 2.1 To Bring More Complete 64-bit ARM Support29 May 2014
Xen Orchestra 3.4 Plays Two New Features22 May 2014
Getting Hit By The Variable Performance Of The Public Cloud18 April 2014
QEMU 2.0 Released With ARM, x86 Enhancements17 April 2014
oVirt Is Planning Some Virtualization Improvements05 April 2014

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Enlightenment E19 Lands Its New Wayland Compositor Code26 August 2014
Enlightenment's EFL Gains A Wayland IVI Shell Support25 August 2014
ARM Talks Up Wayland For Mali23 August 2014
Wayland & Weston 1.6 Alpha Released22 August 2014
Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Release18 August 2014
The State Of Wayland For Fedora 2106 August 2014
GNOME Shell Gets Wayland HiDPI Fonts, Mutter Gets Touch Gestures23 July 2014
Libinput 0.5 Improves Pointer Acceleration, Adds A Configuration API23 July 2014
RealVNC Introduces VNC Wayland Developer Preview09 July 2014
XWayland GLAMOR & DRI3 Support Added In Mainline X.Org Server25 June 2014
Wayland's libinput 0.4.0 Released25 June 2014
Drawing Tablet Support Being Figured Out For Wayland25 June 2014
Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock Has Been Ported To Wayland22 June 2014
Weston DRM Compositor Support Proposed For NVIDIA's TK120 June 2014
Wayland-based Compositor With An Oculus Rift16 June 2014

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Wine 1.7.25 Has A Packet Capture Library22 August 2014
Wine 1.7.24 Starts Working On A DirectWrite Implementation08 August 2014
Wine 1.7.23 Has Initial Support For 64-bit Android Builds25 July 2014
Wine 1.7.22 Tries To Improve Internet Cookies12 July 2014
CrossOver 13.2.0 Allows Easier Package Installation On Linux10 July 2014
Wine 1.7.21 Supports Unicode 7.0, Interlanced PNG Encoding27 June 2014
Wine 1.7.20 Finally Released, Brings X11 Drag & Drop Fixes13 June 2014
Pipelight Now Supports AMD GPU Acceleration By Default04 June 2014
The Next Wine Release Is Delayed To Friday The 13th24 May 2014
Wine 1.7.19 Starts Work On Direct2D Support16 May 2014
Wine 1.7.18 Has Bug-Fixes, New Functions02 May 2014
Wine 1.7.17 Works On Its Task Scheduler, C Run-Time18 April 2014
More Details On Wine's GPU Video Decode Plans11 April 2014
Wine 1.7.16 Stubs Out DirectX Video Acceleration04 April 2014
Chinese People Try To Patent Wine On ARM30 March 2014

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New Virtual Monitor Software Might End Up On Linux27 August 2014
XDC 2015 Event To Likely Be In Boston Or Toronto22 August 2014
VC4 Gallium3D Driver Now Handles X With GLAMOR22 August 2014
X.Org Server 1.16, Rootless X Now Available For Arch Linux03 August 2014
GStreamer VA-API Plug-In Update Adds New Features29 July 2014
X.Org Foundation Still Works Towards Becoming An SPI Project25 July 2014
GLAMOR Changes Already Get Queued For X.Org Server 1.1718 July 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 Is Planned For A New Year's Release17 July 2014
Freedreno Driver Now Supports Server Managed FDs, Automatic Config14 July 2014
X.Org Server 1.16 Delayed To Let In Non-PCI Graphics Support08 July 2014
Pixman 0.32.6 Finally Updated06 July 2014
Sadly, Two X.Org GSoC Projects Already Failed27 June 2014
X.Org Server 1.15.2 Released27 June 2014
X.Org's Generic Mode-Setting Driver Updated26 June 2014
The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today19 June 2014

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