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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

Hawaii Bug-Fixes Start Hitting Mainline RadeonSI Gallium3D29 July 2014
Open-Source AMD Users Report Hawaii GPU Acceleration Is Working27 July 2014
Open-Source AMD Hawaii Support Should Now Be Working!25 July 2014
AMD "Hawaii" Open-Source GPU Acceleration Still Not Working Right21 July 2014
AMDKFD Driver Still Evolving For Open-Source HSA On Linux21 July 2014
RadeonSI Gallium3D Now Supports GL4 Indirect Drawing Too18 July 2014
AMD Releases A New Catalyst 14.6 Beta For Linux15 July 2014
AMD Publishes Open-Source Linux HSA Kernel Driver10 July 2014
Linux 3.16 Aims To Enable Radeon BAPM By Default02 July 2014
User Ptr Support Proposed For AMD's Radeon DRM Driver30 June 2014
Radeon X.Org 7.4.0 Driver Brings More Tiling, R300/R500 GLAMOR26 June 2014
Radeon VCE, OpenMAX Improvements Land In Mesa18 June 2014
AMD Reportedly Plans To Bring Mantle To Linux, Calls Mantle An Open-Source API18 June 2014
AMD Marketing Manager Mentions Linux & Mantle12 June 2014
Radeon Squeezes A Few More Changes For Linux 3.1610 June 2014

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842 Articles

BSD

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
DragonFlyBSD 3.8 Brings New USB Stack, Intel DRM Driver05 June 2014
FreeBSD 9.3 Is In Beta, Adds Radeon KMS & Xen HVM01 June 2014

More BSD News

194 Articles

Compiler

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
GCC Code Gets Updated For Go 1.3 Language19 July 2014
The LLVM 2014 Developer Meeting Is At The End Of October17 July 2014
WebKit's FTL JavaScript Engine Shows Off Potential For LLVM17 July 2014
GCC 4.9.1 Released, Adds OpenMP 4.0 To Fortran16 July 2014
There's Now Even LLVM Support For Pascal-8609 July 2014
LLVM's Clang Is Working Better For Building Windows Programs08 July 2014
Intel Is Trying To Support The x32 ABI For LLVM/Clang02 July 2014
The D Language LLVM Compiler Updated With Numerous Changes30 June 2014
Clang Is Already Working On "Highly Experimental" C++1z Support23 June 2014

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414 Articles

Debian

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
Trying Out The Debian 8.0 Jessie Installer Alpha 120 March 2014

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87 Articles

Desktop

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
Enlightenment EFL 1.10 Released26 May 2014
Enlightenment E19 Should Be Released Soon10 May 2014
Sabayon 14.05 Plays With The Binary AMD & NVIDIA Blobs10 May 2014
The First Release Of LXQt Is Now Available07 May 2014
MATE 1.8 Is Now Available On Gentoo Linux04 May 2014

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157 Articles

Fedora

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
Fedora Comes Up With A Policy For Simple Patches04 July 2014
Wayland Is Moving Along Well For Fedora 2103 July 2014
The Fedora 21 Change Freeze Is In Two Weeks24 June 2014
The Latest Fedora Debate: DNF Can Remove Systemd, RPM23 June 2014
Approved: Fedora 22 Will Replace Yum With DNF19 June 2014
Fedora 21 Has Avoided A Delayed For Now18 June 2014
Fedora 22 Moves Ahead With Plan To Replace Yum With DNF12 June 2014
There's Already Talk Of Fedora 21 Being Delayed11 June 2014
Red Hat Announces New Fedora Project Leader03 June 2014
Fedora 21 Still Aims To Get Rid Of Lots Of Old GPU Drivers29 May 2014

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377 Articles

Free Software

"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
Development Continues For Supporting EXT4 On NVDIMMs23 July 2014
PHP5's Successor Might Be PHP721 July 2014
It's Now Made Easier Porting Jolla's Sailfish OS To New Android Phones20 July 2014
Open-Source Blu-Ray Now Works For BD-J / Menu Rendering18 July 2014
OpenWRT 14.07 RC1 Brings Native IPv6 Support, New Init System15 July 2014
Another LZ4 Security Issue Analyzed13 July 2014
Epic Games Is Supporting Blender's Development13 July 2014
Qualcomm Retracts Its Massive DMCA Takedown Of Git Repositories07 July 2014
BlueZ 5.21 Adds More Android Features05 July 2014
Qualcomm DMCA Notice Takes Down 100+ Git Repositories04 July 2014

More Free Software News

949 Articles

Gaming

Age Of Wonders III Is Still Being Ported To Linux28 July 2014
A New Video Has Us Real Excited About The New UT For Linux25 July 2014
GOG.com Officially Starts Rolling Out Linux Games24 July 2014
Unigine Develops City Traffic System, A Driving Simulator23 July 2014
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Beta Update Now Uses SDL220 July 2014
Leadwerks: Blender Exporter, Steam For Linux Coming19 July 2014
OpenMW 0.31 Has A Ton Of Changes17 July 2014
Darksiders Has Been Ported To Linux12 July 2014
The Witcher 2 Works On Beta Improvements10 July 2014
Unvanquished Alpha 29 Makes Use Of libRocket08 July 2014
A Variety Of Unreal Engine 4 Linux Demos Are Now Available07 July 2014
Oculus Acquires RakNet Middleware & Open-Sources It07 July 2014
Two Months & Counting, LGP Remains Offline05 July 2014
Speed Dreams 2.1 Is Planned For Release Next Week02 July 2014
Steam Linux Usage Was Up Slightly In June02 July 2014

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891 Articles

GNOME

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
Multiple Monitor Virtualization Being Worked On For GNOME Boxes24 June 2014
NetworkManager 0.9.10 Brings Many New Features22 June 2014
GTK+ Support Moves Along For Unity 8 On Mir18 June 2014
GTK+ Gets A New Default Theme13 June 2014
Tartan: Plugging Clang Into The GNOME Stack29 May 2014
GNOME Mutter 3.13.2 Brings HiDPI Support On Wayland27 May 2014

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414 Articles

GNU

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
Updated GNU Framework Tries To Push "Free JavaScript"16 March 2014
GNU Guix Package Manager Looks To Grow12 February 2014
GNU Hurd Is Enjoying User-Space Device Drivers10 February 2014
Glibc 2.19 Adds New Features, Many Bug Fixes08 February 2014

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70 Articles

Google

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
X.Org, Mesa, Wayland Have Interesting Summer Projects21 April 2014
Chromium Browser Going Through Growing Pains In Ubuntu 14.0416 April 2014
Google Chrome 35 Beta Adds New Features10 April 2014
Chrome 34 Release Supports Responsive Images & More08 April 2014

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140 Articles

Hardware

Coreboot Sandy/Ivy Bridge Gains Native RAM Initialization29 July 2014
Linux Developers Jump Quickly On ACPI 5.1, Helps Out ARM24 July 2014
Eric Anholt Makes Progress With Broadcom VC4 Graphics Driver23 July 2014
Raspberry Pi B+ ARM Debian Benchmarks22 July 2014
EFF Aims To Launch An Open Wireless Router21 July 2014
The DragonBox Pyra Moves Closer As OpenPandora Successor20 July 2014
MicroXwin Creators Have A PC That Runs Debian & Android Together19 July 2014
ARM MPD Still Not Doing Open Drivers; ARM Vendors Hiding Behind Linaro16 July 2014
Raspberry Pi B+ - Still Slow, But A Small Improvement14 July 2014
ARM's 64-bit Juno Platform Should Be Quite Exciting03 July 2014
High Risk Security Hole Discovered In Qualcomm's GPU Driver24 June 2014
Raspberry Pi DRM+Gallium3D Driver Makes Great Progress In One Week22 June 2014
Russia To Replace AMD/Intel CPUs With 64-bit ARM Hardware21 June 2014
Logitech Isn't Yet Fully Supporting Linux20 June 2014
ALSA 1.0.28 Released18 June 2014

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540 Articles

Intel

Intel 3.0 X.Org Driver Still Baking, New Development Release23 July 2014
Intel Adds BPTC Texture Compression To Their Mesa Driver22 July 2014
New Intel GLAMOR Code Is Taking Shape & Running Fast21 July 2014
VA-API Adds Support For VP8 Video Encoding19 July 2014
More Intel DRM Improvements Aimed For Linux 3.1718 July 2014
Intel Linux Driver Trying Bay Trail Aggressive Downclocking03 July 2014
Intel Beignet 0.9 Adds Bay Trail, OpenCL 1.2, Major Performance Improvements26 June 2014
Intel MIC Run-Time Offload Library Close To Entering GCC26 June 2014
Intel Broadwell Graphics Names Revealed Via Linux Driver24 June 2014
New Intel DRM Code For Linux 3.17 Works On PSR, SOix Sleep State20 June 2014
Intel Might Finally Have Linux Frame-Buffer Compression Fixed-Up, On By Default19 June 2014
Intel VA-API Driver Gets H.264 Encoding Improvements For Broadwell16 June 2014
Some Core i7 4790K "Devil's Canyon" Overclocking On OpenBenchmarking.org14 June 2014
Intel X.Org Gets DRI3+Present, Variable Cursor Sizes, Improved DRI210 June 2014
The Intel DRM Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 3.1610 June 2014

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703 Articles

KDE

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
KDevelop 4.7 Beta Comes Packed With New Features04 July 2014
The KDE Improv Project Has Announced Its End01 July 2014
Porting Software To Qt5, KDE Frameworks 521 June 2014
KDE Receives Improved Gmail Integration21 June 2014
KDE Releases Plasma-Next Beta 211 June 2014
KDE Frameworks 5 Beta 3 Released10 June 2014

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362 Articles

Linux Events

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
X.Org Dinner @ FOSDEM 200824 February 2008
RadeonHD Update @ FOSDEM 200823 February 2008
FOSDEM 2008 Friday Beer Event23 February 2008

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27 Articles

Linux Kernel

Linux 3.16-rc7 Calms Things Down For The Linux 3.16 Kernel27 July 2014
Linux 3.17 To Fix Up ASPM, Bring Other PCI Changes23 July 2014
CPUFreq Ondemand Could Be Faster, Use Less Power With Linux 3.1722 July 2014
The Linux Kernel Bang-Bang Thermal Governor Is Banging22 July 2014
Linux 3.16-rc6 Kernel Released21 July 2014
The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office18 July 2014
KernelASan: Bringing Address Sanitizer To The Linux Kernel18 July 2014
Linux 3.16-rc5 Kernel Released13 July 2014
DisplayPort MST Code Starts Lining Up For Linux 3.17, Other DRM Changes08 July 2014
The Linux Kernel Might Use FreeBSD's Capsicum Security Framework07 July 2014
Linux 3.16-rc4 Kernel Brings More Fixes06 July 2014
Linux 3.14 Is Now A Long-Term Stable Kernel03 July 2014
BFS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 3.15 Kernel03 July 2014
kGraft Being Discussed For Inclusion Into Linux-Next02 July 2014
Linux 3.16-rc3 Kernel Released29 June 2014

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1031 Articles

Mesa

Intel Is Getting Very Close To OpenGL 4.0/4.1/4.2 Mesa Support23 July 2014
BPTC Texture Compression Comes To Nouveau After Intel's Work23 July 2014
More "Mega Driver" Work Merged For Mesa10 July 2014
GLX DRI3 GPU Offloading Lands In Mesa01 July 2014
Mesa 10.1.5 & Mesa 10.2.2 Released25 June 2014
Gallium3D VDPAU & XvMC Support Are Now Single Libraries23 June 2014
GPU Software Fallbacks: What's Better?22 June 2014
Intel Starts Landing Another OpenGL 4.3 Extension22 June 2014
RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets Wired Up For More OpenGL 4.0 Extensions19 June 2014
Gallium3D "Mega Drivers" Might Be Ready For Merging In The Next Month18 June 2014
Broadcom VC4 Work Well Underway On DRM, Gallium3D Support Planned18 June 2014
Gallium3D Softpipe Hits GLSL 3.30 Compliance11 June 2014
Intel Takes Another Stab At OpenGL 4 In Mesa09 June 2014
Mesa 10.2 Officially Released With Tons Of Features07 June 2014
RadeonSI Moves A Bit Closer To GLSL 4.00 (OpenGL 4.0)07 June 2014

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573 Articles

Mozilla

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
Firefox 29.0 For Linux Is Now Available For Download28 April 2014

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136 Articles

Multimedia

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
XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" RC1 Released02 May 2014
Xine-lib 1.2.5 Supports Libav 10, New Plug-Ins08 April 2014
SMPlayer 14.3 Has Experimental Blu-Ray Disc Support01 April 2014

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119 Articles

Nouveau

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
An Open-Source Version Of NVIDIA's NVPerfKit Continues Coming20 June 2014
Nouveau Gains Support For The X PRESENT Extension20 June 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver Adds Maxwell & GLAMOR Acceleration Support19 June 2014
Nouveau NVC0 Gets Close On Another OpenGL 4 extension15 June 2014
The X.Org Foundation Is Funding Work To Improve Nouveau Re-Clocking13 June 2014
KMSCUBE Now Runs On NVIDIA's Jetson TK105 June 2014
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Are Exciting For Linux 3.1604 June 2014
Nouveau On Linux 3.16 Will Allow You To Try Re-Clocking04 June 2014

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204 Articles

NVIDIA

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
Upcoming Maxwell GPUs Will Support H.265, But VP9 Is Uncertain09 May 2014
NVIDIA 337.19 Beta Linux GPU Driver Released05 May 2014
NVIDIA Publishes Revised Open-Source TK1 Graphics Code02 May 2014
Some Community Benchmarks Against The NVIDIA Tegra K102 May 2014
Benchmarks Of The NVIDIA Tegra K1 & Its Hotness01 May 2014

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411 Articles

Operating Systems

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
Deepin 2014 Linux Distribution Released06 July 2014
The Latest Distro Trying For Commercial Success Uses Arch & Wayland05 July 2014
Scientific Linux 7 Alpha Arrives, Based On RHEL 704 July 2014
Calculate Linux 13.19 Ends The Last Of CL1302 July 2014
Mageia 4.1 Comes Out As A Surprise Release20 June 2014
Xfce Version Of Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" RC Released15 June 2014
Manjaro 0.8.10 Adds Support For Plymouth, SDDM10 June 2014

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247 Articles

Oracle

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

Phoronix

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
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Milestone 108 May 2014

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453 Articles

Proprietary Software

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
Adobe Issues Final Linux Flash Player Release31 March 2012
Adobe Announces Plans To Abandon Flash On Linux22 February 2012

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74 Articles

Qt

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
SlateKit Base OS Released For The Nexus 7 Tablet18 May 2014
Qt 5.3 Will Hopefully Be Released Early Next Week16 May 2014
Qt 5.3 Is Near With Today's Release Candidate09 May 2014
Qt 5.3 Release Candidate Planned For End Of Week30 April 2014
The Best Features Coming With Qt 5.322 April 2014

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138 Articles

Red Hat

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
Red Hat Intros Kpatch For Dynamic Kernel Patching04 March 2014
Videos From Red Hat's DevConf.cz Conference Now Online25 February 2014

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97 Articles

Standards

Next-Gen OpenGL To Be Announced Next Month15 July 2014
Khronos Updates Its OpenVX 1.0 Provisional Specification11 July 2014
Intel Expresses Interest In AMD's Mantle API24 June 2014
PHP 5.6 Is Nearly Ready For Release, RC1 Is Out20 June 2014
Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.1 Conformance Tests06 June 2014
Apple Announces A New 3D API, OpenGL Competitor: Metal02 June 2014
APITest Can Now Be Run Inside The Phoronix Test Suite01 June 2014
Former AMD Developer: OpenGL Is Broken31 May 2014
PHP Working On A "Next Generation" Branch28 May 2014
Perl 5.20 Brings Key/Value Slices, Better 64-Bit Support27 May 2014
NVIDIA Continues Beating Other Vendors On OpenGL Support13 May 2014
The Many Problems With OpenGL12 May 2014
Possible Features To Find In OpenGL 5.003 May 2014
Khronos Posts Their GDC Slides21 March 2014
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SUSE

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
The 2014 OpenSUSE Conference Has Kicked Off25 April 2014
OpenSUSE Developers Release Open Build Service 2.531 March 2014
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
OpenSUSE 13.2 Will Be Released In November31 January 2014
openSUSE 13.1: 6000+ Packages For 5 Architectures19 November 2013
openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Updates Systemd, Has Speedy Fix31 October 2013
Why SUSE Likes The Btrfs File-System17 October 2013
openSUSE 13.1 RC1 Arrives, Btrfs Is "Safe For Users"11 October 2013
OpenSUSE Looks To Switch To Btrfs For Next Release19 September 2013

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systemd

Using Udev Without Systemd Is Going To Become Harder07 July 2014
Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd05 July 2014
Systemd 215 Works On Factory Reset, DHCPv4 Server Support04 July 2014
Systemd's Plan For Stateless Systems, Factory Resets17 June 2014
VXLAN Support Added To Systemd's Networkd16 June 2014
Booting Ubuntu With Systemd Went Surprisingly Well12 June 2014
Systemd For The Ubuntu Server Gets Discussed12 June 2014
Systemd 214 Comes "Stuffed With Great New Features"11 June 2014
New Sandboxing Features Come To Systemd04 June 2014
GNOME 3.13.2 Temporarily Depends On Systemd28 May 2014
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
Systemd Is Working Towards Its Own Super Fast DHCP Server, Client02 April 2014

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Ubuntu

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
Mir Display Server 0.3.0 Released, Server ABI Bumped19 June 2014
Linux 3.16 Won't Land On Ubuntu 14.10 Quite Yet17 June 2014
Mir Gains Support For "Trusted Prompt Sessions"17 June 2014
Ubuntu Online Development Summit 14.06 Has Concluded13 June 2014
Bacon2D: A New Game Engine Pushing Game Development On Ubuntu13 June 2014
Ubuntu Looking To Bring Click Packages To The Desktop11 June 2014

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Valve

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
A Game Developer's Perspective On Linux Driver Quality12 May 2014
SteamOS Update 105 Lands New AMD Linux Driver08 May 2014
Steam's In-Home Streaming Now For Everyone, Other Improvements03 May 2014
Steam For Linux Last Month Showed A Slight Rise In Usage02 May 2014
More Steam Linux Tests/Benchmarks Might Be Coming24 April 2014
Valve Is Bringing VOGL To Windows & Working On Regression Tests23 April 2014
Steam Updated For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, SteamOS23 April 2014
VOGL Now Supports Unreal Engine 4 On Linux04 April 2014

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VIA

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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Virtualization

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
KVM Gets Better Windows Guest Support With Linux 3.1502 April 2014
Benchmarking VirtIO Performance Within DigitalOcean's Cloud29 March 2014
Xen Automotive: Bringing Virtualization To Cars29 March 2014

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Wayland

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
Wayland 1.6 & GNOME 3.14 Are Shaping Up Well14 June 2014
Wayland LiveCD Updated Against v1.5, Uses Systemd On Ubuntu28 May 2014
Tablet Support Gets Figured Out For Libinput25 May 2014
Wayland 1.6 Planned For September With Better Work-Flow20 May 2014
Wayland & Weston 1.5 Officially Released20 May 2014
Wayland's Weston Is Past 90,000 Lines19 May 2014

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WINE

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
Wine 1.7.15 Still Doesn't Land The D3D Command Stream Work21 March 2014
Wine 1.7.14 Arrives With More Task Scheduler Support07 March 2014

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X.Org

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
Fedora Rawhide Can Now Run The X.Org Server Without Root Rights16 June 2014
"Shatter" Might Finally Materialize For The X.Org Server12 June 2014
Linux GPU Drivers Prepare For Global Thermo-Nuclear War05 June 2014
X.Org Server "Strawberry Shortcake" Released05 June 2014

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