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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

AMD Is Restructuring Again, Losing 7% Of Employees17 October 2014
AMD's Radeon R9 285 On Linux Offers Good OpenCL Performance17 October 2014
Clover Native Object Code Lands In Mesa17 October 2014
AMD Catalyst AI Performance With "Tonga" On Ubuntu Linux16 October 2014
AMD Radeon R9 285 Linux GPU Scaling Performance16 October 2014
AMD's New Open-Source "AMDGPU" Linux Driver Supports The R9 285 Tonga13 October 2014
Open-Source AMD Linux Developers Already Thinking About API Improvements09 October 2014
AMD's Carrizo Gets Temperature Monitoring On Linux09 October 2014
AMD Has A CEO Shake-Up Again08 October 2014
A Look Back: When Everyone Had Problems With ATI/AMD On Linux08 October 2014
The Slides Announcing The New "AMDGPU" Kernel Driver08 October 2014
Understanding More Of AMD's Open-Source HSA Plans08 October 2014
AMD Adds Native Object Code Support To Clover/Radeon: Big Performance Win06 October 2014
Radeon 7.5 X.Org Driver Enables Hawaii, Adds New PCI IDs02 October 2014
Radeon DRM Gets New Information Ioctl Queries01 October 2014

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881 Articles

BSD

Changes Coming For OpenBSD 5.616 October 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 RC2 Has Various Fixes13 October 2014
Like The Other BSDs, DragonFlyBSD Lags Greatly Behind With Its GPU Support11 October 2014
FreeBSD Is Slowly But Surely Trying To Catch Up With Linux Graphics Drivers10 October 2014
Ten Year Old "Critical" Bug Discovered In OpenBSD06 October 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 Is Up To A Release Candidate05 October 2014
GhostBSD 4.0 Defaults To Clang Compiler & MATE Desktop03 October 2014
LibreSSL Continues Marching Forward On BSD Systems29 September 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 Beta 3 Released28 September 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 Beta 2 Released21 September 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 Has The New VT Driver, Hardware Improvements20 September 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 In Beta Ahead Of Planned Release Next Month14 September 2014
CD-Sized Image Of BSD-Based TrueOS Released For Servers11 September 2014
OpenBSD Made Progress On Their Systemd-Compatible Replacement07 September 2014
HardenedBSD: The Latest BSD Project That Aims To Boost Security04 September 2014

More BSD News

211 Articles

Compiler

Automatic Feedback Directed Optimizer Merged Into GCC22 October 2014
Phoenix Is Trying To Be An Open Version Of Apple's Swift21 October 2014
Facebook's Hack Language Making Progress To Advance PHP21 October 2014
LLVM Gets Bindings For Google's Go20 October 2014
Following GCC, Clang Looks To Default To C1120 October 2014
HOPE: The Ease Of Python With The Speed Of C++17 October 2014
Vitesse: Using LLVM To Speed Up Databases17 October 2014
OpenACC 2.0 With NVIDIA PTX/CUDA Support Is Closer For GCC15 October 2014
Bill Wendling Leaves LLVM Release Manager Role14 October 2014
Open-Source .NET Fans Push Its New Foundation14 October 2014
JIT Support Is Closer To Landing For GCC14 October 2014
Undertaker 1.6 Works For Linux Kernel Static Pre-Processor Code Analysis14 October 2014
ARM's Cortex-A17 Now Supported By LLVM & Clang13 October 2014
StarPU Tries To Make Hybrid CPU/GPU Programming Easy11 October 2014
GCC 5 Might Switch Its Default C Version To "GNU11"07 October 2014

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457 Articles

Coreboot

Google Brings Coreboot To 64-bit ARM23 September 2014
Coreboot Lands Support For AMD's Olive Hill+ Board04 September 2014
AMD Steppe Eagle Flys To Coreboot31 August 2014
Coreboot Adds Lenovo X220 With Native Sandy Bridge Support30 August 2014
Google's Chromebook "Samus" Now Supported By Coreboot29 August 2014
Coreboot Now Works On The Older MacBook 1,1 Too18 August 2014
Apple's MacBook (2,1) Now Can Boot With Coreboot17 August 2014
Coreboot Now Has Native Graphics Initialization For Intel's GM4516 August 2014
The Lenovo X200 Now Works With Coreboot13 August 2014
Coreboot Now Supports Intel Atom's MinnowBoard MAX, Bakersport11 August 2014
Coreboot Sandy/Ivy Bridge Gains Native RAM Initialization29 July 2014
Intel Bayley Bay Support Added To Coreboot30 May 2014
Coreboot Now Supports The Lenovo Thinkpad T52013 May 2014
Coreboot Keeps Getting Better Bay Trail Support09 May 2014
Better Intel "Bay Trail" Support Lands In Coreboot06 May 2014

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55 Articles

Debian

Debian 8.0 Jessie Has Many Multimedia Improvements23 October 2014
Debian Now Defaults To Xfce On Non-x86 Desktops21 October 2014
Debian 7.7 Released With Various Bug-Fixes20 October 2014
Users/Developers Threatening Fork Of Debian GNU/Linux20 October 2014
Debian Is Back To Discussing Init Systems, Freedom of Choice17 October 2014
Debian Installer Preps For 8.0 Jessie With Beta 2 Release06 October 2014
Debian Jessie Might Get Rid Of The kFreeBSD Port30 September 2014
Debian Switches Back To GNOME As Its Default Desktop23 September 2014
OpenMediaVault 1.0 Released As New Linux NAS Alternative15 September 2014
Debian LTS Off To A Slow Start But Progressing11 September 2014
Understanding The Complicated Debian08 September 2014
Debian Installer Images Now In Beta For 8.0 Jessie13 August 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Settling For Linux 3.1627 July 2014
Spotify Switches From Debian To Ubuntu16 July 2014
Debian 7.6 Release Takes Care Of Security Problems14 July 2014

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99 Articles

Desktop

Cairo-Dock 3.4 Shows A Lot Of Progress, Works Toward EGL/Wayland Support22 October 2014
LXQt 0.8 Desktop Released With Full Qt5 Support, New Theme14 October 2014
Enlightenment E19 Officially Released With Its Own Wayland Compositor15 September 2014
Rumors Of An Imminent Enlightenment E19 Release09 September 2014
More Wayland Improvements Hit Enlightenment E1905 September 2014
Enlightenment E19 RC3 Shows Off The New Wayland Compositor29 August 2014
LXPanel 0.7.0 Brings Many Changes25 August 2014
EFL Sees A Ton Of Work Following Recent v1.11 Release23 August 2014
EFL 1.11 Is A Big Milestone For Enlightenment Users21 August 2014
LXQt 0.8 Is Being Released Soon19 August 2014
The First Alpha Is Out Of The Qt5 Moonlight Desktop07 July 2014
The DDE 2.0 Desktop Is Looking Nice06 July 2014
Enlightenment's Evas OpenGL Now Supports S3TC Textures04 July 2014
Enlightenment E19 Alpha 2 Released With Better HiDPI Support03 July 2014
LXQt Now Has Full Qt5 Support30 June 2014

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167 Articles

Fedora

KDE Plasma 5.1 & KF5.3 For Fedora17 October 2014
Fedora 21 Is Looking & Working Very Well -- Best Fedora Release Yet?16 October 2014
Fedora Might End Up Disabling Delta RPMs By Default06 October 2014
Btrfs Won't Likely Replace EXT4 As The Default Until Fedora 2305 October 2014
Fedora 21 Workstation Is Making Great Progress02 October 2014
Dash As The Default Shell For Fedora?01 October 2014
Fedora Might Try A New Scheduling Strategy For Its Releases30 September 2014
Radeon 2D Performance On Fedora 21: EXA vs. GLAMOR28 September 2014
Performance Benchmarks Of This Week's Fedora 21 Alpha26 September 2014
DNF Seems To Be Working Well As Yum's Future Replacement24 September 2014
Fedora 21 Alpha Finally Sees The Light Of Day23 September 2014
The Features Coming For Fedora 2123 September 2014
Fedora 21 Alpha Finally Coming Next Week18 September 2014
Fedora 21 Has Been Delayed Yet Again By Another Week11 September 2014
Fedora 21 Alpha Slips By Another Week04 September 2014

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402 Articles

Free Software

GParted 0.20 Improves Btrfs Support20 October 2014
The VC4 Gallium3D Driver Is Still Moving Along For The Raspberry Pi19 October 2014
GNOME Developer Comes Up With New Animated Image Format17 October 2014
Everyone Has Different Views On The "Open-Source Community"07 October 2014
Blender 2.72 Brings Cycles Volume Rendering To The GPU07 October 2014
OpenSSH 6.7 Released With Significant Improvements07 October 2014
Lennart Poettering On The Open-Source Community: A Sick Place To Be In06 October 2014
CUPS Turn 15 Years Old, CUPS 2.0 Released01 October 2014
HHVM 3.3 Implements More PHP Language Functionality & Faster Performance26 September 2014
FSF Issues Statement On Shellshock Bash Vulnerability26 September 2014
Eclipse IDE Starts Firing Up On Wayland's Weston17 September 2014
The Defunct Bitcoin SourceForge Project Was Hacked09 September 2014
POCL Is Maturing Well For Running OpenCL On The CPU03 September 2014
LibreOffice Ported To 64-bit ARM (AArch64)29 August 2014
OS Battle: Linux Takes 1.7% Desktop Marketshare28 August 2014

More Free Software News

971 Articles

Gaming

Unreal Engine 4.5 Is Looking Fantastic15 October 2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Released For Linux14 October 2014
0 A.D. Alpha 17 Quercus Advances Open-Source RTS Gaming12 October 2014
Unigine 2.0 Is In Alpha With Many Changes & OpenGL 4.5 Support09 October 2014
Unvanquished Alpha 32 Has Renderer Fixes, New Rifle Model06 October 2014
Stronghold 3 Now Available For Steam On Linux05 October 2014
Steam Linux Usage Rose 0.1% During September02 October 2014
Borderlands 2 Launches On Steam For Linux30 September 2014
5 Months After Migrating Servers, Linux Game Publishing Remains Knocked Out29 September 2014
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Starts Rolling Out To Linux Users22 September 2014
AntiMicro 2.6 Yields Greater Compatibility For Gamepads On Linux20 September 2014
Wasteland 2 Officially Launched Today, Including For Linux Gamers19 September 2014
Tropico 5 Launches On Steam For Linux19 September 2014
Tropico 5 Being Released For Linux Gamers This Week17 September 2014
Garry's Mod Is At 6 Million Copies Sold, Linux Sales At 28K11 September 2014

More Gaming News

931 Articles

GNOME

GTK+ 3.16 To Bring Several New Features23 October 2014
GStreamer 2014 Conference Videos Posted: Wayland, HTML5, 3D22 October 2014
Features GNOME Developers Want In The Linux Kernel21 October 2014
GTK+ Gains Experimental Overlay Scrollbars21 October 2014
GNOME's Mutter Gets Native Monitor Hot-Plugging15 October 2014
GTK+ Gains Native Support For OpenGL13 October 2014
Other Projects Participating In This Winter's Women Outreach Program02 October 2014
GNOME Finally Supports Ctrl+Tab For Switching Tabs25 September 2014
GNOME 3.14 Officially Released24 September 2014
The Gestures Support Of GNOME 3.1422 September 2014
GTK+ 3.14 Brings Much Better Wayland Support, Multi-Touch, New Theme22 September 2014
GNOME 3.13.92 Officially Released19 September 2014
GNOME 3.14 Makes More Progress In Running Natively On Wayland16 September 2014
GNOME Software 3.14 Will Work On Arch Linux With PackageKit09 September 2014
GNOME 3.14 Still Depends On ConsoleKit, More Systemd Still Planned08 September 2014

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436 Articles

GNU

Emacs 24.4 Has Built-In Web Browser, Improved Multi-Monitor Support20 October 2014
GNU SRC Updated: BSD Ports-Like System In The GNU World12 October 2014
GNU's Data Recovery Tool Updated With New Options06 October 2014
FSF Issues Their Rebuttal To Apple's New iPhone, Watch & Apple Pay09 September 2014
Glibc 2.20 Has Performance Improvements, File Description Locks08 September 2014
Direvent Does Its First Release As A GNU Project07 September 2014
GNU Folks Still Working On Their "FreeDink" Game02 September 2014
The GNU Linux Libre 3.16 Kernel Is Christened By Freedo08 August 2014
More Details On GCC & LLVM Collaboration06 August 2014
FSF Talks Up Libreboot As New Coreboot Downstream05 August 2014
GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support30 July 2014
Guix 0.7 Can Now Install The GNU Operating System25 July 2014
GSRC Brings New & Updated GNU Packages13 July 2014
Unifont 7.0 Update Covers The Unicode 7.0 Basic Multilingual Plane07 July 2014
GNU's ddrescue For Data Recovery Has Been Updated13 June 2014

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81 Articles

Google

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
Intel Works On Ozone-GBM For Full-Screen Chromium w/ Hardware Acceleration09 October 2014
Chrome 39 Beta Has JS Generators, Web Animation Improvements09 October 2014
Google Works To Sunset SHA-1 In Chrome06 September 2014
Chrome 38 Now In Beta With Exciting Advancements29 August 2014
Google Chrome 37 Brings Many Security Fixes27 August 2014
Btrfs Gets Talked Up, Googler Encourages You To Try Btrfs19 August 2014
It's Now Possible To Play Netflix Natively On Linux Without Wine Plug-Ins09 August 2014
Chrome 37 Beta Adds The Dialog Tag, Other Changes17 July 2014
Google Announces "Project Zero" To Improve Web Security15 July 2014
Google's Dart Language Approved By The ECMA08 July 2014
Sailfish OS EA3 For The Google Nexus 4 Adds The Jolla Store23 June 2014
Google Is Maintaining A "BoringSSL" Fork Of OpenSSL21 June 2014

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143 Articles

Hardware

Open-Source, Linux Support For Corsair Link Devices Slowly Materializing23 October 2014
Imagination Releases Full ISA Documentation For PowerVR Rogue GPUs21 October 2014
New ARM Hardware Support For Linux 3.18 Kernel09 October 2014
TYAN Launches Its First OpenPOWER Reference System08 October 2014
Linux 3.18 Improves FocalTech, Razer Sabertooth & Other Input Devices08 October 2014
Rockchip's DRM Driver Continues To Progress28 September 2014
Early Adopters Already Hit By Fedora Dropping Old Linux GPU Drivers24 September 2014
ACPI On ARM: Good Or Bad For Linux?24 September 2014
Linux 3.17 Has Basic Support For The Xbox One Controller22 September 2014
Tizen Smartphones Reported To Launch In November19 September 2014
VESA Releases DisplayPort 1.3, Pushes 32.4 Gbits/sec15 September 2014
The Meizu MX4 Phone With Ubuntu Is Expected To Be Out In December14 September 2014
These Stainless Steel Chilling Sticks Won't Cool What You Want14 September 2014
Samsung Reportedly Designing Its Own GPU14 September 2014
CompuLab's Intense-PC2 Is A Great Haswell-Based Mini Linux PC13 September 2014

More Hardware News

549 Articles

Intel

Linux 3.19 To Have Skylake Graphics, PPGTT Enablement21 October 2014
Intel's Baking TPM 2.0 Support For Linux15 October 2014
Intel Publishes DRM Driver For PowerVR Video Decoder! VP8 Decoding!13 October 2014
Intel Broadwell OpenCL Support Comes To Beignet12 October 2014
Intel's DRM Driver Changes Coming Up For Linux 3.1804 October 2014
A Multi-Year Effort Has Started To Better Document Intel's DRM/KMS Driver03 October 2014
Intel Skylake Support Rolls Out To Mesa's DRM30 September 2014
VA-API's Libva 1.4.0 Brings VP8 Encoding Support30 September 2014
Intel Haswell HD Graphics With CS:GO On Linux29 September 2014
Intel Publishes Open-Source "Skylake" Mesa Graphics Driver Support24 September 2014
Mesa Gets Closer To Having OpenGL 4.0 Tessellation Support21 September 2014
OpenGL 3.3 / GLSL 3.30 Lands For Intel Sandy Bridge On Mesa20 September 2014
The Intel Core i7 5960X Continues Running Great On Linux19 September 2014
Geometry Shaders, OpenGL 3.2 Land In Mesa For Intel Sandy Bridge19 September 2014
Intel Userptr Support Added To Mesa's DRM Library17 September 2014

More Intel News

739 Articles

KDE

KDE's KWin On Wayland Begins Using Libinput20 October 2014
Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development15 October 2014
KDE Releases Plasma 5.115 October 2014
KDE Frameworks 5.3 Brings Many Small But Notable Fixes07 October 2014
The Maui Project Switches To KDE Frameworks 504 October 2014
KDE Plasma 5.1 Now In Beta30 September 2014
KDE Applications 14.12 Release Schedule Published25 September 2014
KDE Frameworks 5.2.0 Released14 September 2014
KDevelop 4.7 Has Changes For Cross-Compiling, Bzr Support & More13 September 2014
Plasma Active Is Mostly Ported To KDE Frameworks 527 August 2014
KDE's KWin On Wayland Is Progressing For 5.1 Release25 August 2014
KDE Software Compilation 4.14 Released20 August 2014
KDE's Konqueror Is In Need Of A New Maintainer17 August 2014
KDE Ships First Update To Frameworks 507 August 2014
KDE 4.14 Release Candidate Ships31 July 2014

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377 Articles

Linux Events

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
ATI & NVIDIA In The Linux Hollywood03 March 2008
Companies Attending The 2nd LF Summit03 March 2008
X.Org FOSDEM 2008 Videos Available27 February 2008

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31 Articles

Linux Kernel

Features Of The Linux 3.18 Kernel22 October 2014
EXT4 In Linux 3.18 Has Clean-ups, Bug Fixes20 October 2014
Linux Kernel Working Towards GNU11/C11 Compatibility20 October 2014
Linux 3.18-rc1 Released One Week Early With Many Changes19 October 2014
LLVMLinux Works To Make More Code Clang-Compatible With Linux 3.1814 October 2014
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Changes Land In Linux 3.1814 October 2014
Suspend/Resume Should Be Faster With Large Servers On Linux 3.1813 October 2014
XFS File-System Has Many Changes For Linux 3.1813 October 2014
Reiser4 Updated For Linux 3.16 With SSD Discard Support13 October 2014
Mailbox Framework Comes With Linux 3.1812 October 2014
Linux 3.18 Has PCI Support For 64-bit ARM12 October 2014
Changes So Far For The Linux 3.18 Kernel11 October 2014
Btrfs In Linux 3.18 Has RAID Recovery/Repair Improvements11 October 2014
Linux 3.18's Media Stack Gets Improved10 October 2014
F2FS File-System Gets Even Better With Linux 3.1808 October 2014

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1095 Articles

Mesa

Mesa 10.4 Might Re-Enable HyperZ For R600g/RadeonSI23 October 2014
Mesa 10.4 Tentatively Planned For Early December22 October 2014
Direct3D 9 Support Might Land Within Mainline Mesa 3D Drivers18 October 2014
Mesa 10.3.1 Point Release Now Available13 October 2014
Mesa's GLSL Compiler Improved Significantly Over The Past Year10 October 2014
Freedreno Gallium3D Is Passing 90%+ Of Piglit Tests05 October 2014
VA-API Gallium3D State Tracker Added Back To Mesa01 October 2014
AMD Is Working On A New VA-API State Tracker For Gallium3D28 September 2014
Libdrm 2.4.57 Brings Android Build Support & More28 September 2014
RadeonSI Gallium3D Might Run As Well As Catalyst For CS:GO Linux24 September 2014
Raspberry Pi's Gallium3D Driver Continues To Be Actively Developed24 September 2014
Mesa 10.3 Released With The Latest Open-Source GPU Driver Improvements19 September 2014
RadeonSI Gallium3D-Nine Can Beat AMD Catalyst With Some Wine Tests14 September 2014
For Now Intel's Beignet Seems Better Off Than Radeon Gallium3D Clover12 September 2014
Nouveau Lands A OpenGL 4.3 Feature & Fixes MPEG4 Video Decoding12 September 2014

More Mesa News

610 Articles

Mozilla

Firefox 33 Brings OpenH264 Support13 October 2014
Rust Developers Planning For The Rust 1.0 Language16 September 2014
Mozilla Firefox 32 Surfaces With HTML5, Developer Changes01 September 2014
Mozilla Firefox On Wayland Is Progressing08 August 2014
Chris Beard Confirmed As Mozilla's CEO28 July 2014
Mozilla Unleashes Firefox 31 Web Browser22 July 2014
The Rust Language Is Improving, But Not Yet Ready For 1.016 July 2014
Mozjpeg 2.0 Improves JPEG Encoding15 July 2014
Firefox Might Finally Be Moving Closer To Better KDE Integration09 July 2014
The GTK3 Port Of Firefox Is Making Progress, Firefox Can Run On Wayland25 June 2014
Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)12 June 2014
Mozilla Firefox 30 Binaries Now Available10 June 2014
PlayCanvas Browser-Based Game Engine Open-Sourced04 June 2014
Mozilla Starts Pre-Orders For Its Flame Firefox OS Smart-Phone27 May 2014
Pale Moon: Firefox Without DRM, Interface Breakage22 May 2014

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140 Articles

Multimedia

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

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125 Articles

Nouveau

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
Spliet Spills More Nouveau Re-Clocking Patches12 September 2014
More Nouveau Re-Clocking Patches Published04 September 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver Released With DRI3+Present, Maxwell, GLAMOR01 September 2014
Re-Clocking Your NVIDIA GPU With Nouveau On Linux 3.1728 August 2014
Nouveau On Oibaf PPA Is Back To Running Well27 August 2014
Nouveau Turns Into A Mess In Latest Linux 3.17 + Mesa 10.3-dev Tests26 August 2014
Nouveau Gets Improved Re-Clocking Handling For Select GPUs22 August 2014
Nouveau Works On Maxwell Fan Management17 August 2014

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222 Articles

NVIDIA

NVIDIA's NVPTX Support For GCC Is Close To Being Merged20 October 2014
OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 97018 October 2014
Linux Testing Of The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97017 October 2014
NVIDIA Adds PhysX GPU Acceleration Support Under Linux13 October 2014
NVIDIA Is Still Pushing For A New Linux OpenGL ABI11 October 2014
NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux10 October 2014
Linux Anti-Aliasing Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 98010 October 2014
NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 98006 October 2014
NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 98005 October 2014
NVIDIA Issues Updated 340.46 Long-Lived Driver Release01 October 2014
NVIDIA Suggests Explicit Synchronization For Nouveau29 September 2014
NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir & Wayland29 September 2014
NVIDIA Is Still Working On The New Linux OpenGL ABI29 September 2014
Preview Numbers For The GeForce GTX 980 On Ubuntu Linux28 September 2014
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Is Running Great On Linux26 September 2014

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433 Articles

Operating Systems

Linux-Turned-FreeBSD Distro Comes Up With A New Software License15 October 2014
OpenBenchmarking.org: Ubuntu Prepares To Be Overtaken By Arch Linux04 October 2014
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Development Benchmarks02 October 2014
OpenWRT 14.07 Features Its New Init/Event System02 October 2014
Operating System U Fails To Live Up To Its Goals29 September 2014
OpenELEC 4.2 Works To Improve The Linux HTPC/Multimedia Experience27 September 2014
OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1 Released27 September 2014
Minix 3.3 Released With Cortex-A8 ARM Support, NetBSD Userland Compatibility16 September 2014
Linux Mint 17.1 Is Codenamed Rebecca15 September 2014
Void Linux Drops Systemd & Switches To LibreSSL09 September 2014
Gentoo Linux LiveDVD Updated With X.Org Server 1.16, Linux 3.15 Kernel06 September 2014
Calculate Linux 14 Released06 September 2014
webOS Lives On As LuneOS With New Release02 September 2014
Haiku OS Gains Rudimentary Support For Haswell Graphics29 August 2014
Genode OS 14.08 Has New GUI Architecture, Pluggable VFS28 August 2014

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267 Articles

Oracle

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

What Linux Benchmarks Would You Like To See Next?23 October 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 M3 Is Another Hearty Update20 October 2014
A Huge Update To Test: The Phoronix Test Suite With Behind-The-Firewall Phoromatic06 October 2014
Systemd & Debian Were Most Popular In September30 September 2014
The Most Dominating Linux Stories Of Q3'201429 September 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 Milestone 1 Released05 September 2014
AMD, Wine & Valve Dominated August For Linux Users01 September 2014
Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July31 July 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2.1 Released With Minor Updates11 July 2014
Massive Linux GPU Tests, Russia, Devil's Canyon Dominated June In Linux News01 July 2014
Phoronix By The Numbers Over Ten Years06 June 2014
The Most Popular Linux Stories Of The Past 10 Years05 June 2014
There's Now 500 Games On Steam For Linux05 June 2014
Phoronix Turns Ten Years Old, PTS Turns Six Years Old05 June 2014
NVIDIA's Tegra K1 & Linux Gaming Were Popular In May31 May 2014

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461 Articles

Proprietary Software

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
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

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79 Articles

Qt

Qt 5.4 Now In Beta With Web, Bluetooth LE, Graphics Improvements17 October 2014
Qt Cutelyst Web Framework Upped To v0.4.007 October 2014
Qt 5.4 Will Support Applications Under A Wayland Compositor23 September 2014
Digia Qt Spinoff Is Called "The Qt Company"16 September 2014
Qt 5.3.2 & Qt Creator 3.2.1 Released16 September 2014
Qt 5.4 Alpha Shows Off Graphics Improvements, New Qt WebEngine08 September 2014
Qt5 Will Now Support LGPLv3 Modules20 August 2014
Daydreaming About Qt6 & Qt710 August 2014
Qt 5.4 Is Now Under A Feature Freeze10 August 2014
Digia To Spin Off Qt Business Into Its Own Company06 August 2014
Qt Creator 3.2 RC1 Is Out05 August 2014
Qt 5.4 Going Into Feature Freeze Next Week With Exciting Changes29 July 2014
Qt Creator 3.2 In Beta With Greater Stability & Improvements08 July 2014
Cutelyst 0.2.0 Released: A Web Framework Powered By Qt 505 July 2014
Qt HiDPI Support Is On Hold For A Few Months02 July 2014

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149 Articles

Red Hat

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
Red Hat Developers Introduce New Tool For Linux Storage Management05 September 2014
Red Hat Is Hiring To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers18 August 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Now In Beta12 August 2014
The Beta To The Final Minor Release Of RHEL5 Is Out10 July 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 Released08 July 2014
CentOS 7 Now Under Public QA13 June 2014
Red Hat Announces General Availability Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 710 June 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Announcement Likely Tomorrow09 June 2014

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Standards

Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.0 Specification20 October 2014
Khronos Adds GLUS 2.0 To The OpenGL SDK15 October 2014
Cf4ocl Brings Object-Oriented API TO OpenCL14 October 2014
PHP As A Next-Generation Programming Language?02 October 2014
DisplayPort Comes To USB's Type-C Connector22 September 2014
Canonical Joined The Khronos Group To Help Mir/Wayland Drivers21 August 2014
Khronos Publishes Its Slides About OpenGL-Next20 August 2014
C++14 Is Complete19 August 2014
OpenROAD: Showing Off All The Khronos APIs13 August 2014
Microsoft Joins The Khronos WebGL Working Group11 August 2014
The Khronos Group Is Developing A New Graphics API From The Ground-Up11 August 2014
SPIR 2.0 Is Out In Provisional Form For OpenCL 2.011 August 2014
OpenGL 4.5 Released With New Features11 August 2014
Next Week We Should Hear All About OpenGL 5.010 August 2014
Next-Gen OpenGL To Be Announced Next Month15 July 2014

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SUSE

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
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

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systemd

Systemd 217 Will Introduce Its New "Consoled" User Console Daemon07 October 2014
Uselessd: A Stripped Down Version Of Systemd21 September 2014
New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd02 September 2014
Lennart Poettering Talks Up His New Linux Vision That Involves Btrfs31 August 2014
Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT20 August 2014
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

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.10 Officially Released23 October 2014
The Top Contributors To Mir Ahead Of Ubuntu 14.1022 October 2014
Ubuntu 16.04 Might Be The Distribution's Last 32-Bit Release21 October 2014
Ubuntu 15.04 Is Codenamed After A Monkey: Vivid Vervet20 October 2014
Ubuntu Touch Fully Forks Its Email Client15 October 2014
Unity 8 Desktop Still Planned In Time For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS14 October 2014
Mir 0.8 Works On Less ABI Breakage, Touchspots, Responsiveness01 October 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Final Beta Released26 September 2014
Mesa 10.3 Landing For Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn"24 September 2014
NSS Updated On Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 To Allow Netflix Support22 September 2014
Ubuntu Touch/Phone Reaches Its First RTM Image18 September 2014
Canonical Releases Mir 0.7 Display Server03 September 2014
Canonical BootStack Will Build & Manage Your OpenStack Cloud03 September 2014
Canonical Has Yet To Land X.Org Server 1.16 For Ubuntu 14.1030 August 2014
Ubuntu's Utopic Unicorn 14.10 Beta 1 Released28 August 2014

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Valve

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
Steam Beta Update Adds Streaming From Linux Hosts04 September 2014
SteamOS Update 133 Has Better Intel Performance, VA-API26 August 2014
Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming21 August 2014
Valve Just Released A Big Linux Steam Client Update14 August 2014
Leadwerks Game Engine Now In Beta On Steam For Linux12 August 2014
Steam Survey Results For July 2014 Show A Slight Drop In Linux Usage03 August 2014
Steam On Linux Now Offers 600+ Games03 August 2014

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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

Intel GVT-g GPU Virtualization Moves Closer23 October 2014
Features Coming This Winter With Xen 4.512 October 2014
Xen Gains PVSCSI Support With Linux 3.18 Kernel10 October 2014
ExaGear Launches For x86 Windows/Linux Apps On ARM03 October 2014
Understanding The Xen XSA-108 Security Issue02 October 2014
Virt Manager 1.1 On Finals For Release07 September 2014
New VM Software Claims To Be 4.5x Faster Than QEMU19 August 2014
Xen Orchestra 3.5 Released, Xen Orchestra 4 Enters Focus14 August 2014
QEMU 2.1 Officially Released01 August 2014
QEMU 2.1.0-rc3 Has More Bug Fixes23 July 2014
Xen Project Announces Mirage OS 2.022 July 2014
QEMU 2.1 RC2 Fixes A Ton Of Bugs16 July 2014
The Exciting QEMU 2.1 Is Up To Its Release Candidate Phase09 July 2014
QEMU 2.1 Steps Closer To Release01 July 2014
KVM Gets Improved For S390, POWER & MIPS04 June 2014

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Wayland

LibWSM: Wayland Security Modules For Better Wayland Security10 October 2014
The Limitations Of Wayland On Fedora 2109 October 2014
Wayland Presentation Extension Added To Weston30 September 2014
There's Wayland Changes Needed Before GNOME Will Be 100% Ported25 September 2014
Libinput Is Great & Improves Linux Input Handling24 September 2014
Wayland & Weston 1.6 Released19 September 2014
Wayland Is Still In Ubuntu 14.1013 September 2014
Wayland/Weston 1.6 RC2 Released12 September 2014
The Developers Leading Wayland This Year10 September 2014
Wayland/Weston 1.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Out05 September 2014
Enlightenment E19 Lands Its New Wayland Compositor Code26 August 2014
Enlightenment's EFL Gains A Wayland IVI Shell Support25 August 2014
ARM Talks Up Wayland For Mali23 August 2014
Wayland & Weston 1.6 Alpha Released22 August 2014
Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Release18 August 2014

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WINE

Wine 1.7.29 Is Still Implementing DirectWrite17 October 2014
CrossOver 14.0 Makes Installing Windows Apps Easier16 October 2014
Wine Direct3D Command Stream Not Landing Anytime Soon10 October 2014
Wine Developers Contemplate A Kernel-Like Staging Tree10 October 2014
Wine 1.7.28 Stubs Out DirectPlay Voice Support03 October 2014
Wine 1.7.27 Is Still Working Towards Direct2D Support19 September 2014
Wine 1.7.26 Implements More Of DirectWrite, C Runtime Improvements05 September 2014
PlayOnLinux Has Experimental BSD Support04 September 2014
Wine 1.7.25 Has A Packet Capture Library22 August 2014
Wine 1.7.24 Starts Working On A DirectWrite Implementation08 August 2014
Wine 1.7.23 Has Initial Support For 64-bit Android Builds25 July 2014
Wine 1.7.22 Tries To Improve Internet Cookies12 July 2014
CrossOver 13.2.0 Allows Easier Package Installation On Linux10 July 2014
Wine 1.7.21 Supports Unicode 7.0, Interlanced PNG Encoding27 June 2014
Wine 1.7.20 Finally Released, Brings X11 Drag & Drop Fixes13 June 2014

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X.Org

XDC2014 Bordeaux Videos Posted13 October 2014
Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC201412 October 2014
FreeRDS Talked Up For X & Wayland12 October 2014
Libinput Is Great For X.Org & Wayland, Maybe Mir Too11 October 2014
The State Of The X.Org Foundation In Late 201411 October 2014
GLAMOR Is Making Linux 2D Performance More Glamorous10 October 2014
xf86-video-modesetting Gets The GLAMOR Treatment09 October 2014
XDC 2014 Kicked Off This Morning In Bordeaux08 October 2014
X.Org's XDC Is This Week In Bordeaux: Wayland, BSD & Wine06 October 2014
Freedreno 1.3.0 DDX Brings Several Fixes04 October 2014
Skylake Support Added To Intel's X.Org Driver26 September 2014
X.Org Server 1.16.1 Released21 September 2014
X.Org Server Shatter Project Fails18 September 2014
X.Org Women Outreach Program Only Turns Up Two Applicants So Far18 September 2014
The KMS Mode-Setting Driver Was Imported For X.Org Server 1.1717 September 2014

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