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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.


AMD Gets Into VR With LiquidVR Technology04 March 2015
AMD Will Release Mantle Programming Guide, API Reference This Month02 March 2015
AMD Talks Up The Carrizo APU At ISSCC24 February 2015
DisplayPort MST Support Published For Radeon DRM Driver23 February 2015
GL_AMD_pinned_memory Lands In Mesa17 February 2015
AMD R9 290 Hawaii Users Will Have An Important Fix With Linux 3.2013 February 2015
GL_AMD_pinned_memory Comes To The Open-Source Radeon Driver11 February 2015
More AMD RadeonSI Improvements Land In Mesa Git04 February 2015
Radeon DRM Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel22 January 2015
Interstellar Marines On Linux With Catalyst: Bull S*#@22 January 2015
Open-Source Radeon Driver Reworks Audio Code, Adds DisplayPort Audio13 January 2015
AMDKFD Driver Does More Prepping For Carrizo / VI APUs13 January 2015
AMD Loses Three More Executives13 January 2015
AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes Planned For Linux 3.2010 January 2015
AMDKFD Linux Driver Begins Preparing For VI Carrizo APUs08 January 2015

More AMD News

914 Articles


PC-BSD 10.1.2 To Add Tor Mode, LibreSSL & Other Features04 March 2015
OpenBSD Sponsors Work For Better Browser Security02 March 2015
DragonFlyBSD Radeon Driver Ported To Linux 3.10 Level Of Support25 February 2015
PC-BSD Releases Lumina Desktop 0.8.219 February 2015
Whoops: FreeBSD's Random Number Generator Has Been Broken For Months18 February 2015
FreeBSD-Based m0n0wall Firewall/Network OS Announces The End15 February 2015
First Release Of PC-BSD 11.0-CURRENT Images13 February 2015
EdgeBSD Still Progressing As A Forked NetBSD Powered By Git10 February 2015
PC-BSD 10.1.1 Released With New System Updater, Qt5 Desktop Utilities02 February 2015
HAMMER2 File-System Is Still Slowly Coming Together30 January 2015
DragonFlyBSD Is Almost To Linux 3.10 Era Intel Graphics Support28 January 2015
pfSense 2.2 Brings AES-GCM With AES-NI Acceleration24 January 2015
DragonFlyBSD 4.0.3 Released23 January 2015
PC-BSD Releases Updated Lumina Desktop Environment23 January 2015
PC-BSD 10.1.1 To Bring New System Updater, Qt5 Utilities22 January 2015

More BSD News

250 Articles


SPIR-V In GCC Is Already Being Talked About04 March 2015
8cc: A Small C11 Compiler01 March 2015
LLVM 3.6 Officially Released With Many Compiler Advantages27 February 2015
LLVM 3.6 & Clang 3.6 Deliver More Features, Complete C++14 Support26 February 2015
Google To Work On Better PGO Support For LLVM26 February 2015
Pyston 0.3 Released For High-Performance Python24 February 2015
LLVM Clang Compiling The Linux Kernel Is A Big Topic For 201521 February 2015
Rust 1.0 Alpha 2 Lands All Major API Changes20 February 2015
Facebook Announces The Hack Specification19 February 2015
HHVM Plans To Integrate LLVM This Year17 February 2015
LLVM 3.6 Release Candidate 313 February 2015
Eric S. Raymond Calls LLVM The "Superior Compiler" To GCC10 February 2015
LibreOffice Continues Moving Along With C++11 Adoption08 February 2015
Intel386 psABI Version 1.0 Released05 February 2015
LLVM 3.6 Release Candidate 2 Now Available03 February 2015

More Compiler News

528 Articles


The Binary Blobs Making Up Coreboot01 March 2015
Coreboot Developer: Purism Doesn't Deliver On Libre Firmware26 February 2015
New AMD Processors Supported By Coreboot21 February 2015
Why You Don't See Coreboot Supported By Many Modern Intel Systems10 February 2015
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s Ported To Coreboot08 February 2015
Coreboot Ports Over XGI Framebuffer Support From Linux Kernel05 February 2015
Coreboot Now Supports Another Dual-Socket AMD Motherboard28 January 2015
Chromebook "Rush" With 64-bit Tegra SoC Support Lands In Coreboot26 January 2015
HP Network/Server Board Now Handled By Coreboot06 January 2015
Broadwell Support Continues Stepping Along In Coreboot04 January 2015
Coreboot Ported To Another Lenovo ThinkPad03 January 2015
Broadwell Support Marching Along For Coreboot01 January 2015
Coreboot Ported To RISC-V Architecture01 December 2014
Coreboot Now Has Support For Intel Broadwell Hardware23 October 2014
Google Brings Coreboot To 64-bit ARM23 September 2014

More Coreboot News

69 Articles


CrunchBang Is The Latest Linux Distribution Calling It Quits06 February 2015
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Installer RC1 Released26 January 2015
Debian Installer Reaches RC State For 8.0 Jessie12 January 2015
Debian 7.8 Is Out While Waiting For Debian 8.0 Jessie11 January 2015
WAPT: Bringing Apt-Get Package Management To Windows09 January 2015
64-bit ARM Support Is Moving Along In Debian07 January 2015
Debian's Top Headlines This Year All Revolved Around systemd29 December 2014
Raspberry Pi's LXDE Interface Is Being Refined28 December 2014
Devuan Is Still Moving Along As A Debian Fork Without Systemd23 December 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie - GNU/Linux vs. GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks14 December 2014
Systemd 217 Updated In Debian & Soon Making Its Way To Ubuntu 15.0430 November 2014
Devuan: Debian Without Systemd28 November 2014
Ian Jackson Resigns From The Debian Technical Committee19 November 2014
Debian Init System Coupling Vote Results18 November 2014
Russ Allbery Resigns From The Debian TC17 November 2014

More Debian News

118 Articles


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
Xfce 4.12 Is Still Planned For Release In One Week20 February 2015
Enlightenment EFL 1.13 Released09 February 2015
Fluxbox 1.3.7 Released With Few Changes08 February 2015
Xfce 4.12 Planned For Release In A Few Weeks07 February 2015
Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Beta 1 Released19 January 2015
Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Alpha Fixes DnD On Wayland12 January 2015
Compiz 0.8.10 Released09 January 2015
Budgie: A Lightweight, Chrome OS Inspired, GNOME-Aligned Desktop06 December 2014
Quantum OS Aims For A Linux Desktop With QML, Wayland & Material Design26 November 2014
There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz24 November 2014
Xfdesktop 4.10.3 Released While Xfce 4.12 Remains M.I.A.16 November 2014
Enlightenment Releases EFL 1.12 With Better OpenGL & Wayland Support10 November 2014

More Desktop News

184 Articles


Xfce 4.12 Might Make It For Fedora 2204 March 2015
The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 2226 February 2015
F22 Switch From Evdev & Synaptics To Libinput23 February 2015
Exciting GNOME Changes For Fedora 22 Workstation Pushed This Week21 February 2015
Fedora 22 Is Running Fairly Well So Far12 February 2015
Changes I Made When Installing Fedora 21 On My New Ultrabook08 February 2015
I Switched (Back) Over To Fedora As My Main OS & It's Going Great!01 February 2015
DNF Plugins Extend The Functionality Of Fedora's Yum Successor29 January 2015
The Last Batch Of Feature Proposals For Fedora 2223 January 2015
GCC 5 Will End Up Coming To Fedora 2222 January 2015
More Changes Are In The Works For Fedora 2220 January 2015
Python 3 Is Close To Becoming The Default In Fedora 2220 January 2015
A Proposal To Go 64-bit Only With Fedora 2319 January 2015
Fedora Workstation 22 To Have Better Wayland Support, Better Battery Life19 January 2015
Switching From Evdev/Synaptics Drivers To Libinput On X.Org19 January 2015

More Fedora News

454 Articles

Free Software

Open-Source SPIR-V Reader & Writer Written In Java05 March 2015
Samba 4.2 Brings Transparent File Compression & Clustering Support04 March 2015
Gitorious Gets Acquired By GitLab03 March 2015
Another Software Patent That Should Be Tossed Out03 March 2015
Open-Source .NET On Linux Continues Maturing27 February 2015
A Single UEFI Executable With The Linux Kernel, Initrd & Command Line25 February 2015
Reiser4 Updated For The Linux 3.18 Kernel15 February 2015
Controversy Arises Over SPI Project, Fighting With Elementary OS14 February 2015
An Update On OpenShot! OpenShot 2.0 Hopefully Out In Next Year13 February 2015
PulseAudio 6.0 Gains Systemd Socket Activation Support, BlueZ 5 Features12 February 2015
OpenShot 2.0 Remains To Be Seen12 February 2015
Docker 1.5 Brings IPv6 Support, Read-Only Containers10 February 2015
Postfix 3.0 Released With SMTP UTF8 & Other New Mail Server Features09 February 2015
More Optimizations Coming To LZHAM07 February 2015
Git 2.3 Brings A Lot Of Small Fixes, Tweaks05 February 2015

More Free Software News

1049 Articles


Valve Launches SteamOS Sale, Confirms A Lot Of New Linux Games04 March 2015
ZOTAC Announces Steam Machine SN970, Powered By SteamOS04 March 2015
NVIDIA Announces Shield Set-Top Gaming Box03 March 2015
Valve Launches $49 Steam Link, SteamOS-Powered Streaming Device03 March 2015
Valve Announces Source 2, It's Going To Be Free To Content Developers03 March 2015
Unity 5.0 Brings PhysX 3.3, WebGL Preview, Animation System Work03 March 2015
Unreal Engine Made Free By Epic Games02 March 2015
Unigine 2.0 Beta Brings Performance Optimizations, Oculus Rift DK2 Support25 February 2015
Unreal Engine 4.7 Is The Largest UE4 Release Yet24 February 2015
Epic Games Starts Developer Grants For Unreal Engine 419 February 2015
FlightGear 3.4 Has Performance Improvements, New Aircraft18 February 2015
A Radical Idea For More Linux Game Ports16 February 2015
OpenMW Switching From Ogre3D To OpenSceneGraph16 February 2015
Metro Last Light & 2033 Redux Get Updated For Linux13 February 2015
Feral Interactive Is Looking To Do More Linux Games06 February 2015

More Gaming News

1000 Articles


Foobnix Music Player Ported To GTK305 March 2015
GNOME Shell 3.15.91 Brings A Variety Of Last Minute Changes05 March 2015
Mutter 3.15.91 Fixes Wayland Nested Compositor Mode, Pointer Constraining04 March 2015
Clutter Now Supports Quad-Buffer Stereo Displays, Mir Backend03 March 2015
GTK+ Gets Smoother Scrolling, Support To Turn Off Input Methods25 February 2015
Screenshots Of The GNOME 3.16 Changes23 February 2015
GNOME's Log-In Screen Will Still Work Without Wayland22 February 2015
GNOME 3.16 Beta Brings Wayland-Based Log-in Screen21 February 2015
GNOME's Mutter Updated For Latest Wayland Support17 February 2015
The First Fully-Sandboxed Linux Desktop App Is...17 February 2015
How-To Use OpenGL With GTK3 In Upcoming GNOME 3.1616 February 2015
Three Things That Annoy Me With Using GNOME 315 February 2015
A Bunch Of Mir Improvemends Land In GTK+05 February 2015
GNOME's OPW Women Program Becomes Outreachy04 February 2015
The Better Looking Window Decorations For GNOME 3.1630 January 2015

More GNOME News

483 Articles


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
Nano-Archimedes Is The Latest GNU Project, Making More Scientific Software Open-Source04 January 2015
One Of The GNU Games Has Its First 2015 Release Out04 January 2015
Hurd & Guix Were Among The GNU Projects Making Progress This Year28 December 2014
GNU Binutils 2.25 Released With Port To Andes NDS3225 December 2014
FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee19 December 2014

More GNU News

103 Articles


X.Org & Other Organizations Accepted For GSoC 201504 March 2015
Google Chrome Going Ahead With Removing SPDY In Favor Of HTTP/209 February 2015
Linux Users Upset By Chromium's Busted HiDPI Support25 January 2015
Faster VP9 Decoding Is On The Horizon23 January 2015
Chrome 41 Beta Brings New Developer Features22 January 2015
Google Is Making It Easier To SSH Your Chromebook, Load Linux14 January 2015
Chrome 40 Beta Brings Service Workers04 December 2014
Google Puts Chrome NPAPI Support On Final Countdown24 November 2014
Google Chrome 39 Brings Mostly Internal Changes19 November 2014
Google's Go To Move From Mercurial To GitHub13 November 2014
Google's Blink WebKit Engine Fork Is Doing Great08 November 2014
Go 1.4 Beta Release Brings Big Runtime Changes30 October 2014
Google Backtracks & Re-Enables EXT3/4 File-System Support In Chrome OS15 October 2014
Android 5.0 Lollipop, Nexus 6 & Nexus 9 Announced15 October 2014
ChromeOS Drops Support For EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 File-Systems12 October 2014

More Google News

155 Articles


Valve Starts Listing The Steam Machines In The Steam Store05 March 2015
The New Open-Source Linux Test Farm Is Almost Operational05 March 2015
System76 Introduces The Broadwell-Powered, Ubuntu-Loaded "Meerkat"04 March 2015
Allwinner Continues Violating The LGPL04 March 2015
Pricing Details On The Alleged MJ Ubuntu Tablet Design03 March 2015
Imagination Already Has A Vulkan Driver In The Works For PowerVR GPUs03 March 2015
Another Step Closer On The New Linux Benchmarking Test Farm02 March 2015
HTC & Valve Partnered Up For The Steam VR Headset01 March 2015
The Quest For Decent, Low-Priced Server Cases & Racks/Cabinets27 February 2015
ALSA 1.0.29 Released26 February 2015
RISC OS Now Works With The Raspberry Pi 225 February 2015
More Proof That Allwinner Is Violating The GPL25 February 2015
Valve Is Rolling Out Their Own VR Dev Kit Hardware24 February 2015
EZchip Announces 100 Core 64-bit ARM Chip23 February 2015
Linux BIOS/UEFI Updating Is Going To Get Much Better With UEFI 2.523 February 2015

More Hardware News

645 Articles


Valve Developed An Intel Linux Vulkan GPU Driver05 March 2015
Linux 3.19, 3.20/4.0 Doesn't Do Much For Intel HD 5500 Performance15 February 2015
Intel Already Has Graphics Code For Testing For Linux 3.21/Linux 4.114 February 2015
The Intel Graphics Driver Changes For Linux 3.2012 February 2015
Skylake Core M Chips To Start Shipping In H2'201512 February 2015
Intel ILO Gallium3D Driver Updated For Broadwell11 February 2015
Intel X.Org Driver Enables Render-Nodes By Default For DRI310 February 2015
Intel Iris Graphics Performance On Linux 3.19 Shows Some Regressions08 February 2015
Intel Core i3 5010U NUC5i3RYB Broadwell Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux08 February 2015
Intel Mesa Driver Picks Up Support For OpenGL Memory Barriers06 February 2015
A Five Year Old NVIDIA GPU Can Still Beat Broadwell HD Graphics 550003 February 2015
Intel Broadwell-U P-State vs. ACPI CPUFreq Scaling Linux Performance28 January 2015
Intel Broadwell On Linux Has Working OpenCL 1.2, VP8 Video Acceleration27 January 2015
Compare Your Linux System To The i7-5600U Broadwell X1 Carbon ThinkPad26 January 2015
Broadwell Linux Ultrabook Running MUCH Cooler Than Haswell25 January 2015

More Intel News

781 Articles


Improved ODF Reading Support Comes To KDE's Calligra02 March 2015
Kdenlive Ported To Qt5/KF5, Coming To KDE Applications 15.0401 March 2015
Krita 2.9 Released, Their Biggest Release Ever25 February 2015
XWayland Integration In The Works For KDE's KWin 5.324 February 2015
KDE Plasma 5.2.1 Released24 February 2015
KDE Touchpad Configuration Now Supports Libinput22 February 2015
Kdenlive KDE Video Editor Is Still Progressing16 February 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.7 Brings Many Fixes, Supports NetworkManager 1.0, Etc15 February 2015
ownCloud Server 8 Released With Easier File Sync/Sharing09 February 2015
How KDE Plasma 5 Optionally Uses systemd03 February 2015
digiKam 4.7.0 Released, Still Being Ported To Qt5/KF503 February 2015
Power Management Being Further Improved In KDE Plasma 5.303 February 2015
Now-Closed KDE Vulnerabilities Remind Us X11 Screen Locks / Screensavers Are Insecure27 January 2015
KDE Plasma 5.2 Officially Released27 January 2015
KWin 5.3 To Have New Speed Optimizations21 January 2015

More KDE News

415 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

A Brand New Linux Network Stack Proposed: Linux XIA05 March 2015
Niche Drivers Get Ported To Atomic Mode-Setting For Linux 4.105 March 2015
Linux 4.0-rc2 Kernel Released After Delay Due To Intel DRM Driver03 March 2015
Understanding The Linux Kernel's BPF In-Kernel Virtual Machine03 March 2015
Intel's Graphics Driver For Linux 4.1 Will Have More XenGT vGPU Support28 February 2015
The Raspberry Pi VC4 Graphics Driver You Won't Find In Linux 4.024 February 2015
Linux 4.0 Doesn't Have The Weirdest Codename23 February 2015
KDBUS & Other Features You Won't FInd In The Linux 4.0 Kernel23 February 2015
Linux 4.0-RC1 Tagged, Linux 4.0 Will Bring Many Notable Improvements22 February 2015
pNFS Block Server Support Is Coming To Linux 4.0 (3.20)22 February 2015
Intel Quark SoC x86 Platform Support For Linux 3.20/4.0?20 February 2015
It Could Be A While Before Seeing The Tamil GPU Driver Code20 February 2015
Code Merged This Week For Linux 3.20/4.0 Is Just As Exciting As Last Week20 February 2015
RAID 5/6 Continues Being Improved For Btrfs With Linux 3.2019 February 2015
Intel Is Currently The Number One Sponsor Of Linux Kernel Development18 February 2015

More Linux Kernel News

1195 Articles


LunarGLASS Adds Experimental SPIR-V Front-End05 March 2015
OpenVG Support Stripped From Gallium3D04 March 2015
Mesa 10.5-RC3 Now Available To Test Improved GPU Drivers27 February 2015
Mesa 10.5 Is In Ubuntu 15.04 For The Latest Open-Source GPU Drivers27 February 2015
Freedreno Is Providing Good Adreno A4xx Graphics Acceleration22 February 2015
ETC2 Decoding Support In Mesa's Gallium3D For Freedreno19 February 2015
Open-Source ARM Mali T-Series Graphics Move Along18 February 2015
ARB_pipeline_statistics_query Now Implemented In Mesa18 February 2015
Mesa 10.4 vs. 10.6-dev With An Intel Core i3 Broadwell NUC14 February 2015
VDPAU Support Fixed Up In Latest Mesa Git12 February 2015
Mesa 10.5 Release Candidate 1 Arrives12 February 2015
Mesa 10.5 Is Branched, Still Lacks OpenGL 4.0+ Support09 February 2015
Mesa 10.4.4 Released06 February 2015
Gallium3D's Direct3D 9 Support Is Coming Along Well03 February 2015
Virtual GEM To Increase Mesa's Software Rasterizer Performance31 January 2015

More Mesa News

658 Articles


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
Firefox 34 Brings Its Improved Search Bar, Firefox Hello01 December 2014
Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox20 November 2014
VP8 & H.264 Become Mandatory For Browsers With WebRTC Support16 November 2014
Firefox OS 2.0 Developer Preview Gets WebNFC, H.264 Hardware Encode/Decode10 November 2014
Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition10 November 2014
Mozilla's Servo Engine Is Crazy Fast Compared To Gecko09 November 2014

More Mozilla News

158 Articles


XBMC/Kodi 15.0 Alpha 1 Released28 February 2015
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support27 February 2015
Kodi 14.2 Helix Beta 1 Works On More Bug Fixing17 February 2015
VLC 2.2 Has Many Features Coming, But VLC 3.0 Will Be Even More Exciting10 February 2015
XBMC's Kodi 14.1 Brings Bug-Fixes, MIPS Port Lands In Master02 February 2015
GStreamer Is In Great Shape For 2015 With More Features Coming20 January 2015
Libav Adds OpenH264 Encoder Support: Good Performance, BSD Licensed07 January 2015
OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.028 December 2014
Kodi 14.0 Released For The Holidays - Formerly Known As XBMC23 December 2014
FFmpeg 2.5 Brings Animated PNG, WebP Decoding Support04 December 2014
FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release20 November 2014
OpenELEC 5.0 Prepares To Take On Kodi, Runs With LibreSSL06 November 2014
Wayland Support Starts Coming Together For VLC Media Player16 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Alpha 4 Brings EGL + GLESv2 To X1105 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Is Going To Be Mostly About Cleaning Up01 September 2014

More Multimedia News

137 Articles


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
Nouveau Might Have A Logo17 November 2014
Nouveau Now Supports DRI3 Without GLAMOR22 October 2014
Nouveau-PerfKit Still Being Worked On, Perf Counter Code Expected For Linux 3.2010 October 2014
For Older NVIDIA GPUs, Nouveau Re-Clocking Is Getting Fit09 October 2014
Nouveau Memory Re-Clocking Comes For More NVIDIA GPUs29 September 2014
NVIDIA Alerts Nouveau: They're Starting To Sign/Validate GPU Firmware Images27 September 2014
Nouveau For Linux 3.18 Gains DP Audio, More Re-Clocking15 September 2014
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Support On Nouveau Still Requires More Work14 September 2014

More Nouveau News

230 Articles


NVIDIA Opens Up CPU-Based PhysX Code04 March 2015
NVIDIA 346.47 Linux Driver Adds New GPU Support, Fixes Bugs24 February 2015
VDPAU API H.265 / HEVC Decoding Lands In Mainline09 February 2015
NVIDIA Has A "Great Experience" Working With Nouveau Community04 February 2015
NVIDIA 340.76 Brings Three Stable Fixes28 January 2015
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Standalone Linux Tests22 January 2015
Intel's Open-Source Graphics Team Poaches A Top Nouveau Driver Developer21 January 2015
NVIDIA 346.35 Linux Driver Supports Maxwell Mobile GPUs18 January 2015
NVIDIA Pushes CUDA 7 RC With C++11 Features, Runtime Compilation13 January 2015
NVIDIA Announces The Tegra X1 SoC With Maxwell Graphics05 January 2015
VDPAU Updated To v0.919 December 2014
VDPAU H.264 Support Extended12 December 2014
NVIDIA 346.22 Beta Adds X.Org Server 1.17 Support, Fixes08 December 2014
NVIDIA 343.36 Updates Stable Drivers With Bug Fixes, New Kernel/X.Org Support05 December 2014
NVIDIA Posts Tegra Gallium3D Patch For K1+ Support27 November 2014

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454 Articles

Operating Systems

Android-Based Console OS Available For Download24 February 2015
Mageia 5 Graphics Woes With Intel Broadwell HD Graphics21 February 2015
Bodhi Linux 3.0.0 Released With Enlightenment E19.317 February 2015
Frugalware 2.0 Released For Intermediate Linux Users16 February 2015
CrunchBang Linux Revived As CrunchBang++16 February 2015
Mageia 5 Beta 3 Now Properly Supports EFI On x86_64 Builds14 February 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 3 Working On Adding Wayland Shells, KF5 + Plasma 503 February 2015
Calamares 1.0 Distribution-Independent Installer Framework Released31 January 2015
Manjaro 0.9-pre1 Released, Uses Calamares Installer18 January 2015
Mageia 5 Beta 2 Finally Released, Mageia 5 Delayed To March17 January 2015
Xfce Spin Of Linux Mint 17.1 Released With Out-Of-The-Box Compiz Support11 January 2015
Haiku OS Mail Support Significantly Reworked07 January 2015
Android KitKat x86 Updated With Linux 3.18, Better Suspend/Resume01 January 2015
Linux Deepin 2014.2 Makes It Out Just In Time For The New Year31 December 2014
NixOS 14.12 Released To End Out 201431 December 2014

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305 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


Linux 4.0 & LLVM vs. GCC Yielded Much Interest This Month28 February 2015
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On OpenBenchmarking.org28 February 2015
The Most Popular Open-Source Linux Benchmarks26 February 2015
Progress On The New Phoronix / Linux Benchmarking Test Farm22 February 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 M3 Brings More Phoromatic Improvements15 February 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 M2 Adds New Phoromatic Functionality04 February 2015
OpenBenchmarking.org Turning Four Years Old02 February 2015
Windows 10, PS4, C4 & Systemd News Kicked Off 201501 February 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 M1 Brings Stress-Run, Libframetime Parsing14 January 2015
Minor Phoronix.com Site Updates Pushed This Weekend10 January 2015
Phoronix Mobile Site Improvement Feedback10 January 2015
Starting Off 2015 With An Improved Experience For Phoronix Readers07 January 2015
More Than 226k Open-Source Benchmarks Were Collected In 201405 January 2015
New ARM Boards, Kernel Improvements Won Over December01 January 2015
Happy New Year & Looking Forward To 201531 December 2014

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491 Articles

Proprietary Software

Vivaldi Browser Decides To Support 32-Bit Linux17 February 2015
Vivaldi Browser Downloaded More Than 400k Times So Far04 February 2015
Microsoft's .NET Team Open-Sources CoreCLR03 February 2015
Windows 10 To Be A Free Upgrade: What Linux Users Need To Know21 January 2015
Opera Browser Puts Out Linux Updates For The Holidays19 December 2014
Opera 26 Stable Now Available For Linux03 December 2014
Microsoft To Open-Source .NET, Bring It Officially To Linux12 November 2014
Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu30 September 2014
Adobe Brings Streaming Photoshop To Chromebooks29 September 2014
Opera 25 Beta Has Bookmarks & Linux Support15 September 2014
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

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86 Articles


Qt 5.5 Alpha Is Getting Close, But Still Behind Schedule02 March 2015
Qt 5.5 Features: Many Exciting Improvements19 February 2015
Qt3D Will Likely Only Be A Tech Preview In Qt 5.509 February 2015
LXQt 0.9 Released, Now Requires Qt5 & KDE Frameworks 508 February 2015
KDAB Continues Its Overview Of Qt3D 2.0, Demos Custom Rendering Effects20 January 2015
Qt 5.5 Is Packing On New Features, Going Into Feature Freeze Soon13 January 2015
Part Two Of KDAB's Qt3D 2.0 Overview07 January 2015
KDAB Provides An Overview Of Qt3D 2.016 December 2014
Qt 5.4 Officially Released10 December 2014
Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Does Thanksgiving Day Debut27 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Planned For Release On 9 December26 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Expected Later This Week25 November 2014
Qt Improvements Forthcoming For HiDPI Displays14 November 2014
The Release Of Qt3D 2.0 Is Making Progress, Not Too Far Out11 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Now In Beta With Web, Bluetooth LE, Graphics Improvements17 October 2014

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Red Hat

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
Intel's i7-5960X + X99 Motherboard On CentOS 7.0 Has Some Pains03 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC1 Has Finally Arrived27 September 2014
RPM 4.12 Brings New Switches, New Rpm2Archive Utility16 September 2014
Red Hat Satellite 6 Takes Orbit10 September 2014

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GLAVE: A Debug Tool For The New Vulkan Graphics API05 March 2015
A Provisional Specification To SPIR-V03 March 2015
Confirmed: Vulkan Is The Next-Gen Graphics API02 March 2015
Not Everyone Likes The Possible "VULKAN" Name For Next-Gen OpenGL01 March 2015
The Khronos Group Filed A Trademark On "Vulkan" API28 February 2015
HTTP/2 & HPACK Specifications Approved18 February 2015
5 March Will Be A Very Exciting Day For Next-Gen OpenGL16 February 2015
VESA Unveils The Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a Specification11 February 2015
Next-Gen OpenGL To Be Shown Off Next Month02 February 2015
Khronos Needs Your Help Naming The Next-Generation OpenGL16 January 2015
Lua 5.3 Brings Support For Integers & UTF-8 Support12 January 2015
Wikipedia Switches Over To HHVM For Faster Performance06 January 2015
C++ Filesystem Technical Specification Approved05 January 2015
OpenCL & SYCL Updated For Heterogeneous Parallel Programming18 November 2014
Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.0 Specification20 October 2014

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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
OpenSUSE Factory Turns Into Rolling Release Distribution29 July 2014
Vincent Untz Steps Down From The openSUSE Board17 July 2014
OpenSUSE Conference 2014 Videos Posted29 April 2014

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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
Systemd-Import Expands Its Container Capabilities17 January 2015
Systemd Gains IP Forwarding, IP Masquerading & Basic Firewall Controls14 January 2015
Systemd Development Skyrocketed This Year31 December 2014
The Lead Developers Of systemd30 December 2014
The Most Controversial Systemd Stories This Year26 December 2014
systemd 218 Released With More Additions09 December 2014
Systemd Works On PPPoE Support02 November 2014
KDBUS Submitted For Review To The Mainline Linux Kernel29 October 2014
Systemd 217: Many New Features, Even More Bug-Fixes28 October 2014

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Ubuntu Will Start Booting With Systemd Next Monday05 March 2015
Pictures Of The Near Production Ready Ubuntu Tablet04 March 2015
Linux 3.19 Officially Lands For Ubuntu 15.0403 March 2015
New Specifications On The Alleged Ubuntu Tablet27 February 2015
Canonical's Latest Demo Of Ubuntu Unity 8 Convergence In Action27 February 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Beta Released, Ubuntu MATE Made Official26 February 2015
Canonical Comes Up With Its Own FUSE Filesystem For Linux Containers23 February 2015
Writing Ubuntu Phone Apps Seem Fairly Easy22 February 2015
Mir Now Depends Upon C++1421 February 2015
Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Released & Ubuntu 15.04 Now In Feature Freeze19 February 2015
Unity 8 Continues Working Towards Proper Desktop Support19 February 2015
Mir 0.11 Released With Many Enhancements14 February 2015
Ubuntu Make 0.5 Adds Dart Support12 February 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Will Soon Move To The Linux 3.19 Kernel10 February 2015
It Takes A While To Boot The BQ Ubuntu Phone07 February 2015

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Rumors Arise Over State Of Steam Machines & SteamOS08 January 2015
Steam Client Beta Improves Video Performance, Adds FPS Counter03 January 2015
Steam Gaming On PC-BSD14 December 2014
Valve's VOGL Is Finally Back To Having New Commits, OS X Support19 November 2014
Happy Second Birthday To The Steam Linux Client06 November 2014
Steam Linux Usage Is Almost Back Up To 1.2%01 November 2014
Dead Island GOTY Now Available On Linux/SteamOS25 October 2014
SteamOS Update 145 Brings Compositor, Update Fixes22 October 2014
SteamOS: Desktop vs. Big Picture Mode Benchmarks11 October 2014
Former Valve/VOGL Dev: OpenGL Next Could Take 3+ Years09 October 2014
CS:GO For Linux Gains Better Stability, Community Server Support01 October 2014
A Future Catalyst Update Will Improve CS:GO's Linux Performance27 September 2014
Valve Rolls Out A New Steam Storefront23 September 2014
Valve Begins Publicly Tracking AMD Catalyst Linux Issues16 September 2014
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Is Getting Close To Launching On Linux11 September 2014

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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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Conservancy Sues VMware Over GPL Compliance05 March 2015
KVM Brings Some Improvements To Linux 3.2013 February 2015
Does VirtualBox VM Have Much A Future Left?30 January 2015
VMWare X.Org Driver Updated To v13.119 January 2015
Xen 4.5 Released With Many Hypervisor Updates16 January 2015
QEMU 2.3 To Bring An Ivy Bridge CPU Model, New MIPS CPUs16 January 2015
Intel Releases New Version Of XenGT Graphics Passthrough12 January 2015
Novm Is A KVM-Based Linux Hypervisor Written In Go08 January 2015
OpenVZ & Parallels Cloud Server To Merge Into Open-Source Virtuozzo Core28 December 2014
VirtIO & Xen Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel11 December 2014
QEMU 2.2 Released With Its Many Changes09 December 2014
Intel Announces First Release Of KVMGT03 December 2014
QEMU 2.2 Is Planned For Release Later This Week02 December 2014
XenOrchestra 3.6 Release Brings New Features29 November 2014
QEMU 2.2-rc3 Released, Final Release Pushed Back By Couple Days25 November 2014

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Wayland's Weston Gets A Surface-Shooting API25 February 2015
Plans Brewing For Libinput 1.023 February 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 Make It For Ubuntu 15.0420 February 2015
Wayland & Weston 1.7.0 Release Brings Valentine's Love To The Linux Display Stack14 February 2015
GTK+ Finally Supports Minimizing Windows On Wayland12 February 2015
Weston Repainting With The New Presentation Extension11 February 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 RC2 Released07 February 2015
Libinput Updated With Device Groups06 February 2015
Wayland's Weston Now Supports Maximizing XWayland Windows03 February 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7 Release Candidate31 January 2015
Libinput 0.9 Adds Support For Hovering Fingers On Touchpads30 January 2015
Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released24 January 2015
Fedora 23 Likely To Pursue Wayland By Default19 January 2015
Wayland 1.7 Alpha Released Along With Updated Weston Compositor17 January 2015
Wayland 1.7 Enters Planning For Release In One Month13 January 2015

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PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 Fixes A Number Of Issues28 February 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.37 Brings DXVA2 API Support Over VA-API23 February 2015
Wine 1.7.37 Adds UTF-7 Encoding, Interface Change Notifications20 February 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.36 Has Threadpool, CUDA 7, NVENC09 February 2015
Wine 1.7.36 Adds Speaker Configuration To Winecfg07 February 2015
Wine Developers Are Still Working On Direct3D 10/11 Support05 February 2015
Why Wine Developers Don't See Gallium3D D3D9 As An Option04 February 2015
Wine Staging Update Has Better CUDA Support, Driver Testing Framework26 January 2015
Wine 1.7.35 Starts Working On OpenGL Core Context Support23 January 2015
Wine Staging Adds NVIDIA CUDA & GPU PhysX Support11 January 2015
Wine 1.7.34 Now Supports Surround Sound With DirectSound09 January 2015
Fedora's Wine Package Has CSMT Support15 December 2014
Wine 1.7.33 Has DirectWrite & Direct3D Changes12 December 2014
Wine 1.7.32 Updates Its Mono Engine28 November 2014
Wine Developers Not Yet Convinced By Direct3D 9 In Mesa's Gallium14 November 2014

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Candidates For The 2015 X.Org Board Elections17 February 2015
X.Org & Mesa Start Thinking About GSoC 201512 February 2015
Why The X.Org Foundation Wants To Join The SPI11 February 2015
X.Org Server 1.17.1 Released To Fix Yet Another X Security Vulnerability10 February 2015
X.Org's XDC2015 Conference Is Happening In Toronto07 February 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released04 February 2015
Libinput Looks To Dominate On Both X11 & Wayland04 February 2015
2015 X.Org Elections Get Underway For Board Members, SPI Merger26 January 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is Out23 January 2015
Libinput 0.8 Improves Touchpad Support, Adds Axis Sources & Scroll Event Types15 January 2015
Running X11 On 64-bit ARM Hardware Is Sort Of Working14 January 2015
X.Org Apps Now Running On Ubuntu Touch/Phone12 January 2015
Awesome Window Manager v3.5.6 Debuts11 January 2015
X.Org Is Formally Invited To Become An SPI Project09 January 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Should Ship Soon, X.Org Server 1.18 Likely To Be A Quicker Cycle05 January 2015

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