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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.


Improved OpenCL Support For Blender's Cycles Renderer28 March 2015
AMDKFD Changes Queued For Linux 4.1 Kernel25 March 2015
AMD FreeSync Support On Linux?25 March 2015
Radeon DisplayPort MST Queued For Linux 4.123 March 2015
Support For Multiple Graphics Drivers With AMDKFD Kernel Driver22 March 2015
AMD Is Hiring Two More Open-Source Linux GPU Driver Developers22 March 2015
AMD Starts Linux Enablement On Next-Gen "Zen" Architecture17 March 2015
Radeon R9 390X Could Cost $700+ USD16 March 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Receives Early Release Of Catalyst 15.3 Linux Driver11 March 2015
AMD Will Release New Catalyst Linux Driver Update This Month10 March 2015
MediaTek Said To Be Licensing AMD Graphics Technology09 March 2015
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

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925 Articles


PC-BSD Updates Its Lumina Desktop (v0.8.3)31 March 2015
HAMMER2 Gets A Man Page28 March 2015
GhostBSD 10.1 Now In Alpha For A FreeBSD-Powered MATE Desktop19 March 2015
OpenBSD Sucks? Thoughts From One Of Their Developers18 March 2015
OpenBSD's Custom HTTP Web Server Is Set To Replace Nginx17 March 2015
FreeBSD Now Supports DisplayLink Adapters14 March 2015
NetBSD Now Supports The Raspberry Pi 210 March 2015
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

More BSD News

257 Articles


Clang Now Supports Targeting The NaCl OS31 March 2015
GHC 7.10.1 Brings New Compiler Features27 March 2015
It's Now Easier To Try PHP 7 On Fedora & RHEL26 March 2015
Is The Open64 Compiler Finally Down For The Count?20 March 2015
GCC 5 Compiler Is Getting Close To Being Released20 March 2015
More OpenMP Support Has Been Hitting LLVM's Clang12 March 2015
HHVM 3.6 Brings New Features To PHP/Hack11 March 2015
Ravi: An Experimental Derivative Of Lua In LLVM08 March 2015
Modularizing GCC Gets Discussed, Again07 March 2015
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

More Compiler News

537 Articles


ARM64 Improvements Piling Up In Coreboot28 March 2015
Chromebooks Powered By The MIPS Pistachio, Linux Support Evolving21 March 2015
Siemens Commits New Motherboard Support To Coreboot06 March 2015
The Binary Blobs Making Up Coreboot01 March 2015
Coreboot Developer: Purism Doesn't Deliver On Libre Firmware26 February 2015
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

More Coreboot News

72 Articles


Debian 8.0 Jessie Gets A Release Date31 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie RC2 Installer Released27 March 2015
New Debian TC Members Appointed For Going Past The Systemd Fallout09 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Might Be Released In April09 March 2015
CrunchBang Is The Latest Linux Distribution Calling It Quits06 February 2015
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

More Debian News

122 Articles


Emile: Enlightenment EFL's Latest Addition17 March 2015
Enlightenment's Evas GL Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.016 March 2015
Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work28 February 2015
The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.1228 February 2015
Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release27 February 2015
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

More Desktop News

186 Articles


Fedora 22 Alpha Now Available For AArch64 & PowerPC6430 March 2015
A Look At BCache vs. LVM Cache For HDD+SSD Linux Systems22 March 2015
Fedora Is Looking For A Diversity Advisor18 March 2015
Fedora 22 Alpha Officially Released10 March 2015
Fedora 22 Alpha Will Be Released Next Tuesday06 March 2015
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

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459 Articles

Free Software

Systemd Developers Did NOT Fork The Linux Kernel30 March 2015
Nuclide: Facebook's New Unified IDE26 March 2015
Git 2.4.0-rc0 Does A Ton Of Polishing26 March 2015
LibreOffice Online: A Cloud Version Of LibreOffice25 March 2015
Pixar Puts Out Free, Non-Commercial Spin Of RenderMan24 March 2015
The Linux Milestones That Didn't Make It This Winter20 March 2015
Sirius: An Open-Source Alternative To Apple's Siri & Google Now20 March 2015
Latest OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Revealed; LibreSSL In Better Shape19 March 2015
OpenSSH 6.8 Brings Big Internal Code Changes18 March 2015
Plymouth Graphical Boot System Sees Rare Update18 March 2015
LibreOffice GTK3 Support Is Indeed Moving Along12 March 2015
Google To Shutdown Google Code, Concedes To GitHub12 March 2015
LibreOffice GTK3 Support Got Improved: "Performance Usable"12 March 2015
Open-Source SPIR-V Reader & Writer Written In Java05 March 2015
Samba 4.2 Brings Transparent File Compression & Clustering Support04 March 2015

More Free Software News

1062 Articles


Shadow Warrior Is Being Released For Linux Next Week27 March 2015
Cube2-Forked Red Eclipse 1.5 Sees Huge Update22 March 2015
BioShock Infinite Linux Gaming Benchmarks18 March 2015
BioShock Infinite Now Available For Linux, Demands Binary Graphics Drivers17 March 2015
Divinity: Original Sin Is Still En Route To Linux Gaming Systems16 March 2015
0 A.D. Alpha 18 Brings Nomad Game Mode14 March 2015
X Rebirth Linux Alpha Now Available14 March 2015
Age of Wonders III Now In Beta For Linux12 March 2015
Feral Interactive Confirms Their Latest Linux Game Ports11 March 2015
There's Now More Than 1,000 Games On Steam For Linux11 March 2015
Prospects For Open-Source Engines Now That UE4/Source2/Unity Are Free?08 March 2015
Reported Steam Linux Usage Battles To Stay Above 1.0%06 March 2015
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

More Gaming News

1012 Articles


GNOME 3.16 SDK Runtime Now Available31 March 2015
Gestures & Other GTK3 Features For LibreOffice26 March 2015
GNOME 3.16 Released: It's Their Best Release Yet25 March 2015
A Look At GNOME 3.16's High Contrast Theme24 March 2015
Epiphany 3.16 Improves The GNOME Web Browser24 March 2015
GNOME Shell & Mutter 3.16.0 Released23 March 2015
WebKitGTK+ 2.8 Arrives With Gestures & HTML5 Notifications23 March 2015
GTK+ 3.16 Released With Mir Backend, Native OpenGL Support23 March 2015
GNOME 3.16 Release Candidate Arrives18 March 2015
GNOME Shell 3.15.92 Improves GNOME's Classic Theme17 March 2015
GTK+ Wayland Now Supports HiDPI Cursors17 March 2015
GNOME Usability Issues Analyzed As Part Of GNOME OPW16 March 2015
The Latest Round Of GNOME's Outreach Program For Women Wraps Up10 March 2015
More Details On GNOME's Nuntius Android Notification System09 March 2015
Nuntius: Delivering Android Notifications To The GNOME Desktop06 March 2015

More GNOME News

498 Articles


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

More GNU News

104 Articles


Google's Dart 1.9 Brings More Async Programming26 March 2015
There's Many Exciting Possible GSoC 2015 Coding Projects21 March 2015
GXUI: A New Cross-Platform UI Library By Google18 March 2015
Students: It's Time To Apply For GSoC 201516 March 2015
Chrome 42 Beta Brings Improved Push Notifications, ES6 Classes12 March 2015
Google Unveils Broadwell-Powered Chromebook Pixel11 March 2015
Google Is Going To Open-Source SageTV11 March 2015
Chrome/Chromium Will Support Older, Non-TSYNC Linux Kernels10 March 2015
Chrome OS Switches To "Freon" Graphics Stack To Replace X1108 March 2015
Chrome/Chromium To Require Newer Version Of Linux Kernel08 March 2015
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

More Google News

165 Articles


Automatically Managing The Linux Benchmarks Firing Constantly29 March 2015
The Most Common, Annoying Issue When Benchmarking Ubuntu On Many Systems26 March 2015
Allwinner Continues Jerking Around The Open-Source Community25 March 2015
Libinput 0.13 Changes The Tap Motion Threshold24 March 2015
What Linux vs. OS X Performance Tests Should Be Run Next?22 March 2015
Allwinner Plays Around With Licenses On Its Media Codec21 March 2015
Allwinner Caught Obfuscating Their Improperly Licensed Code19 March 2015
ColorHug ALS Is An Open-Source Ambient Light Sensor17 March 2015
HSA Foundation Releases HSA 1.0 Official Specification17 March 2015
Qualcomm Announces DragonBoard 410c With 64-bit ARMv8 SoC13 March 2015
An LGPL-Licensed, Larrabee-Inspired GPGPU Processor09 March 2015
QuIC Continues Contributing To Open-Source MDP DRM/KMS Driver06 March 2015
Benchmarks Of The $129 8-Core 64-bit ARM Development Board06 March 2015
Valve Starts Listing The Steam Machines In The Steam Store05 March 2015
The New Open-Source Linux Test Farm Is Almost Operational05 March 2015

More Hardware News

658 Articles


Initial Intel Braxton Support Might Come To Linux 4.131 March 2015
Intel Pushes A Bunch Of Broadwell Code Into Coreboot27 March 2015
Intel Will Be Turning NIR On By Default In Their Mesa Driver19 March 2015
Intel Adds HEVC Encode API To VA-API19 March 2015
More Intel Skylake Graphics PCI IDs Get Revealed16 March 2015
Intel Trace Hub Support Coming To Linux07 March 2015
Intel Has More Graphics Driver Code Ready For Linux 4.106 March 2015
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

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788 Articles


Why KDE's KWin Doesn't Integrate Weston/QtCompositor For Wayland Support31 March 2015
Rootless XWayland Support Part Of KWin 5.323 March 2015
Here's Your Chance To Improve The KDE Plasma 5 Wallpaper12 March 2015
KDE Connect Gets A Bluetooth Backend10 March 2015
KDE Telepathy Being Added To KDE Applications 15.0407 March 2015
KDE Makes More Progress On HiDPI Support06 March 2015
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

More KDE News

421 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

Linux 4.0-rc6 Kernel Released29 March 2015
The Big Features Of The Linux 4.0 Kernel29 March 2015
Introducing The Library Operating System For Linux24 March 2015
More eBPF Tracing Work Being Readied For Linux 4.123 March 2015
Linux 4.0-rc5 Mostly Has Routine Driver Updates23 March 2015
HDMI CEC Framework Revived For The Linux Kernel21 March 2015
Linux 4.0-rc4 Kernel Is A Fairly Normal Update15 March 2015
Linux 4.0 Will Run Source Engine Games Faster For Intel Haswell12 March 2015
V4 Of KDBUS Posted For The Linux Kernel09 March 2015
Linux 4.0-rc3 Kernel Released, An "Entirely Normal" Release08 March 2015
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

More Linux Kernel News

1205 Articles


Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape29 March 2015
Mesa 10.5.2 Packs In A Handful Of Fixes28 March 2015
More Fedora/Ubuntu Linux vs. OS X OpenGL Benchmarks28 March 2015
Intel Adds Mesa IR To NIR Translator & Makes Other NIR Improvements28 March 2015
Mesa Is At Nearly 1,500 Commits This Year26 March 2015
More Of OpenGL DSA Is Now Working Within Mesa25 March 2015
OpenGL Arrays-of-Arrays Getting Finished Up For Mesa21 March 2015
OpenGL Direct State Access Materializing In Mesa20 March 2015
GL_AMD_performance_monitor For Gallium3D Drivers19 March 2015
A Load Of RadeonSI Commits To Kick Off Monday Morning16 March 2015
Freedreno Driver Drops Its Old Shader Compiler16 March 2015
Mesa 10.5 Release Brings Skylake Support, NIR IR06 March 2015
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

More Mesa News

670 Articles


Firefox 37 Coming Today With Heartbeat, HTTPS Bing31 March 2015
NSS 3.18 Release Increases RSA Key Pair Size, Ups Protocol Versions21 March 2015
Mozilla Is Getting Excited About WebGL 204 March 2015
Mozilla Thunderbird Adoption Climbs, Thunderbird 38 In May28 February 2015
Firefox 36 Brings Full HTTP/2 Support24 February 2015
Bugzilla 5.0 Is Coming Soon With New Features31 January 2015
Mozilla Lands VR Support Into Firefox Nightly20 January 2015
Mozilla's Servo Still On Track For 2015 Alpha Release19 January 2015
Firefox 35 Is Ready For Release, Available For Download Now12 January 2015
MozJPEG Is Evolving Well For Better Optimized JPEGs29 December 2014
Mozilla Developer Experimenting With Firefox UI In HTML10 December 2014
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

More Mozilla News

160 Articles


PulseAudio 7.0 To Enable LFE Remixing By Default30 March 2015
Audacity 2.1 Improves Noise Reduction, Adds Real-Time Effects Preview30 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Released To End Out The "XBMC" 14.x Series28 March 2015
FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs25 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Release Candidate Available19 March 2015
FFmpeg 2.6 Release Brings NVENC Support07 March 2015
XBMC/Kodi 15.0 Alpha 1 Released28 February 2015
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support27 February 2015
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

More Multimedia News

143 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

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230 Articles


Open-Source Driver Fans Will Love NVIDIA's New OpenGL Demo27 March 2015
NVIDIA Linux 349.12 Beta Has Improved G-SYNC & VDPAU Features25 March 2015
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X Linux Testing Time25 March 2015
NVIDIA Command-List Support In Newest Drivers To Lower GL Overhead20 March 2015
NVIDIA CUDA 7 Officially Released18 March 2015
NVIDIA Releases $15,000 USD Linux-Powered Developer System18 March 2015
NVIDIA Launches The GeForce GTX TITAN X, Linux Tests Coming17 March 2015
VDPAU 1.1 Library Fixes H.265/HEVC Issues16 March 2015
NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference Is Next Week11 March 2015
NVIDIA Announces VDPAU 1.0 With HEVC/H.265 Decoding09 March 2015
NVIDIA Posts Full PhysX SDK Source Code08 March 2015
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

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465 Articles

Operating Systems

OpenIndiana 2015.03 Updates Its Solaris/Illumos Environment31 March 2015
BlackArch Linux Updated, Now Ships With 1200+ Tools30 March 2015
Linux Mint Releases LMDE 2 RCs18 March 2015
Manjaro 0.9.0-pre4 Has Xfce 4.12 & Other Improvements14 March 2015
Foreign LINUX: Running Unmodified Linux Binaries On Windows12 March 2015
"Why Linux Is Still Not Ready For The Desktop"12 March 2015
Concerns Arise Over Chromium OS (Accidentally?) Re-Licensing Gentoo Ebuilds07 March 2015
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

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312 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


Phoronix - Working Towards Faster Page Loads29 March 2015
The Many Changes Of Phoronix Test Suite 5.624 March 2015
The Most Popular Linux News & Milestones From This Winter20 March 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 Is Near11 March 2015
Our Continuous Linux Benchmarking Test Farm Is Partially Back Online08 March 2015
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

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496 Articles

Proprietary Software

New SecureBoot Concerns Arise With Windows 1021 March 2015
Microsoft Open-Sources MSBuild Engine19 March 2015
Vivaldi Browser Decides To Support 32-Bit Linux17 February 2015
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

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88 Articles


Qt 5.5 Alpha Finally Released17 March 2015
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

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164 Articles

Red Hat

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

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The Vulkan & SPIR-V Presentations From NVIDIA GTC 201526 March 2015
POCL 0.11 Adds New Portable Computing Language Features16 March 2015
HHVM Continues Beating PHP At Its Own Game13 March 2015
Khronos Group Posts Their Vulkan + SPIR-V Q&A12 March 2015
Learning About OpenCL 2.1 With The Khronos Group's Technical Overview12 March 2015
OpenGL 4.0 Turns Five Years Old, Mesa Still Doesn't Fully Support It11 March 2015
The Khronos Group's Vulkan, SPIR-V & OpenCL 2.1 Presentations05 March 2015
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

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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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Systemd Change Allows For Stateless Systems With Tmpfs24 March 2015
Ubuntu Cloud Switches Over To Using Systemd By Default04 March 2015
Systemd Gets An Fsck Daemon/Service18 February 2015
systemd Lands SD-Boot, Its EFI Boot Manager & Stub Loader17 February 2015
Systemd 219 Released With A Huge Amount Of New Features16 February 2015
VLC Gains Support For Systemd's Journal08 February 2015
Gummiboot UEFI Boot Loader To Be Added To Systemd02 February 2015
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

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Features & Changes Coming For Mir 0.1330 March 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Final Beta Released26 March 2015
BQ Is Cleaning Up Their Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Kernel26 March 2015
Canonical Just Made It Even Easier To Benchmark Ubuntu Linux In The Cloud25 March 2015
The BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone's Kernel Appears To Be A Toxic Mess18 March 2015
Ubuntu 10.04 Is Reaching End-of-Life Next Month18 March 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Will Attempt To Better Update CPU Microcodes15 March 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Defaults To A Purple Wallpaper11 March 2015
Mir Now Supports Multi-Monitor With Android10 March 2015
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

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How Far Valve Has Come: Three Years Ago They Needed OpenGL Linux Help30 March 2015
Learning More About The Intel Vulkan Driver, Linux Vulkan Plans12 March 2015
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

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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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QEMU 2.3 RC1 Released With Many Last Minute Changes24 March 2015
QEMU 2.3 Approaches Release & Is Bringing Many Improvements18 March 2015
Virgil3D Is Still Happening, New 3D Test Harness Created16 March 2015
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

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Wayland's Weston Terminal Can Now Be Minimized29 March 2015
Wayland Security Module Gets Prototyped By Tizen09 March 2015
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

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Wine-Staging 1.7.39 Works On Speeding Up Wineserver Calls22 March 2015
Wine 1.7.39 Supports DirectX Media Object Filters20 March 2015
CrossOver 14.1 Improves Running Windows Apps & Games On Linux19 March 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.38 Adds Job Object Support, Improved DXVA208 March 2015
Wine 1.7.38 Supports Themed Scrollbars, Updated Mono Engine06 March 2015
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

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GLAMOR Starts Getting Improved For X.Org Server 1.1825 March 2015
X.Org Voting Starts: Will X.Org Merge With The SPI?23 March 2015
X.Org Core Purpose: Free & Open Accelerated Graphics Stack22 March 2015
X.Org Plans To Finally Start Their Elections Next Week19 March 2015
Another X.Org Security Advisory Disclosed Today17 March 2015
DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org Driver17 March 2015
libXvMC Updated, Drops Pre-C89 Support14 March 2015
The X.Org 2015 Elections Remain Delayed13 March 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Makes It Into Ubuntu 15.0413 March 2015
Libinput 0.12 Released, Stabilizes The Input Library's API/ABI09 March 2015
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

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