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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.


Radeon DRM Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel22 January 2015
Interstellar Marines On Linux With Catalyst: Bull S*#@22 January 2015
Open-Source Radeon Driver Reworks Audio Code, Adds DisplayPort Audio13 January 2015
AMDKFD Driver Does More Prepping For Carrizo / VI APUs13 January 2015
AMD Loses Three More Executives13 January 2015
AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes Planned For Linux 3.2010 January 2015
AMDKFD Linux Driver Begins Preparing For VI Carrizo APUs08 January 2015
Many More AMD FreeSync Monitors Are On The Way05 January 2015
Significant Performance Improvements For RadeonSI LLVM With New Patches01 January 2015
AMDKFD -- AMD HSA On Linux -- Will Not Support 32-Bit Linux10 December 2014
AMD Catalyst 14.12 Linux Driver Released -- Huge Update!09 December 2014
Major AMD Catalyst Linux Update Expected Next Week05 December 2014
AMDKFD Is Present For Linux 3.19 In Open-Source HSA Start03 December 2014
More Radeon Driver Changes Queued For Linux 3.1920 November 2014
Better Fan Control Support Coming To The Open-Source Radeon Driver19 November 2014

More AMD News

906 Articles


DragonFlyBSD Is Almost To Linux 3.10 Era Intel Graphics Support28 January 2015
pfSense 2.2 Brings AES-GCM With AES-NI Acceleration24 January 2015
DragonFlyBSD 4.0.3 Released23 January 2015
PC-BSD Releases Updated Lumina Desktop Environment23 January 2015
PC-BSD 10.1.1 To Bring New System Updater, Qt5 Utilities22 January 2015
FreeBSD Made A Lot Of Progress In The Past Few Months Of 201417 January 2015
DragonFlyBSD Pushes Big Sound System Update, Borrowed From FreeBSD14 January 2015
DragonFlyBSD 4.0.2 Fixes A Major Kernel Memory Leak10 January 2015
The Good & Bad Of ZFS + HAMMER File-Systems On BSD02 January 2015
The Most Popular BSD Stories Of 201402 January 2015
FreeBSD Ports 2015Q1 To Bring Many Changes01 January 2015
LibreSSL 2.1.2 Previews The LibTLS Library, Works On Windows Support09 December 2014
OpenBSD-Forked Bitrig Finally Sees Its Initial Release04 December 2014
FreeBSD Plans For The Next Ten Years26 November 2014
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Drops i386 Support, Improves Graphics25 November 2014

More BSD News

240 Articles


LLVM Adds Options To Do Fuzz Testing28 January 2015
PlayStation 4 System Compiler Support Landing In LLVM27 January 2015
How To Use GCC 5's OpenMP & OpenACC Offloading Support25 January 2015
BPF Backend Merged Into LLVM To Make Use Of New Kernel Functionality24 January 2015
New "ORC" JIT API Land In LLVM24 January 2015
Facebook Releases HHVM 3.5 As A PHP Alternative20 January 2015
LLVM Developers Are Bringing LLDB To Windows20 January 2015
GCC Trunk Is Now In Stage 4 Ahead Of GCC 519 January 2015
Apple Works To Bring Loop Distribution/Partial Vectorization To LLVM18 January 2015
OpenACC Changes Merged Today For GCC 515 January 2015
LLVM 3.6 Is Branched, Trunk Code Is Now For LLVM 3.715 January 2015
C Framework For OpenCL Now Supports Device Fission & Native Kernels14 January 2015
Rust 1.0 Alpha Released & Is Now Feature-Complete For 1.009 January 2015
GCC 5 Feature Development Is Over With A Focus Now On Bug-Fixing09 January 2015
Go 1.5 Is Still Working Towards Being Written In Go09 January 2015

More Compiler News

512 Articles


Coreboot Now Supports Another Dual-Socket AMD Motherboard28 January 2015
Chromebook "Rush" With 64-bit Tegra SoC Support Lands In Coreboot26 January 2015
HP Network/Server Board Now Handled By Coreboot06 January 2015
Broadwell Support Continues Stepping Along In Coreboot04 January 2015
Coreboot Ported To Another Lenovo ThinkPad03 January 2015
Broadwell Support Marching Along For Coreboot01 January 2015
Coreboot Ported To RISC-V Architecture01 December 2014
Coreboot Now Has Support For Intel Broadwell Hardware23 October 2014
Google Brings Coreboot To 64-bit ARM23 September 2014
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

More Coreboot News

63 Articles


Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Installer RC1 Released26 January 2015
Debian Installer Reaches RC State For 8.0 Jessie12 January 2015
Debian 7.8 Is Out While Waiting For Debian 8.0 Jessie11 January 2015
WAPT: Bringing Apt-Get Package Management To Windows09 January 2015
64-bit ARM Support Is Moving Along In Debian07 January 2015
Debian's Top Headlines This Year All Revolved Around systemd29 December 2014
Raspberry Pi's LXDE Interface Is Being Refined28 December 2014
Devuan Is Still Moving Along As A Debian Fork Without Systemd23 December 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie - GNU/Linux vs. GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks14 December 2014
Systemd 217 Updated In Debian & Soon Making Its Way To Ubuntu 15.0430 November 2014
Devuan: Debian Without Systemd28 November 2014
Ian Jackson Resigns From The Debian Technical Committee19 November 2014
Debian Init System Coupling Vote Results18 November 2014
Russ Allbery Resigns From The Debian TC17 November 2014
Debian Developer Resigns From The Systemd Maintainership Team16 November 2014

More Debian News

117 Articles


Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Beta 1 Released19 January 2015
Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Alpha Fixes DnD On Wayland12 January 2015
Compiz 0.8.10 Released09 January 2015
Budgie: A Lightweight, Chrome OS Inspired, GNOME-Aligned Desktop06 December 2014
Quantum OS Aims For A Linux Desktop With QML, Wayland & Material Design26 November 2014
There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz24 November 2014
Xfdesktop 4.10.3 Released While Xfce 4.12 Remains M.I.A.16 November 2014
Enlightenment Releases EFL 1.12 With Better OpenGL & Wayland Support10 November 2014
Cinnamon 2.4 Released In Beta Form02 November 2014
Enlightenment's EFL 1.12 Alpha Has Evas GL-DRM Engine, OpenGL ES 1.1 Support23 October 2014
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

More Desktop News

177 Articles


DNF Plugins Extend The Functionality Of Fedora's Yum Successor29 January 2015
The Last Batch Of Feature Proposals For Fedora 2223 January 2015
GCC 5 Will End Up Coming To Fedora 2222 January 2015
More Changes Are In The Works For Fedora 2220 January 2015
Python 3 Is Close To Becoming The Default In Fedora 2220 January 2015
A Proposal To Go 64-bit Only With Fedora 2319 January 2015
Fedora Workstation 22 To Have Better Wayland Support, Better Battery Life19 January 2015
Switching From Evdev/Synaptics Drivers To Libinput On X.Org19 January 2015
Fedora 22 To Use Libinput On X.Org, Change Console Font & Have Local DNS Resolver15 January 2015
Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release Fedora 22 On Time14 January 2015
Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It14 January 2015
Fedora 22 To Have Direct3D 9 Mesa State Tracker, Add Wine Support14 January 2015
Fedora 22 Looks To Have RPM-OSTree For Atomic Upgrades13 January 2015
Fedora 22 Looks To Have A Default Local DNS Resolver13 January 2015
Fedora 22 Might Disable Root Remote Logins By Default08 January 2015

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447 Articles

Free Software

LibreOffice 4.4 Released With Better OOXML Support, UI Improvements29 January 2015
Inkscape 0.91 Goes Through C++ Code Conversion, New Cairo Rendering, OpenMP Filters29 January 2015
AppStream 0.8 Works On Improving Open-Source Software Metadata27 January 2015
Vivaldi: A New Chromium-Powered, Multi-Platform Browser27 January 2015
LZHAM 1.0 Lossless Data Compression Codec Released25 January 2015
LibreOffice 4.4 Is Coming Soon With New Features25 January 2015
OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released24 January 2015
Gummiboot Gains PE File Searching Support To Find Linux Kernels24 January 2015
EFITools Ported To 32-Bit To Work With Secure Boot On Intel's Quark SoC23 January 2015
MediaFire File Sharing Adds Open-Source Linux Support21 January 2015
Kolab Enterprise 14 Released21 January 2015
GLFW 3.1 Brings Experimental Mir & Wayland Support, Floating Windows20 January 2015
The Daala Video Codec Still Needs At Least Another Year Of Development19 January 2015
Watch Videos From Linux.Conf.Au 2015 (LCA2015 Auckland)19 January 2015
CoreOS Moves From Btrfs To EXT4 + OverlayFS18 January 2015

More Free Software News

1030 Articles


New Beta Of Witcher 2 Aims For Greater Performance28 January 2015
Linux Game Publishing Remains Offline, Three Years After The CEO Shakeup27 January 2015
Dying Light Is Headed To Linux, SteamOS24 January 2015
Xonotic 0.8 Finally Released With SDL2 & Many Game Updates15 January 2015
SteamOS Update 153 Brings Updated AMD/NVIDIA Linux Graphics Drivers14 January 2015
Automated Unreal Engine 4 Benchmarks For Linux14 January 2015
C4 Engine Drops Linux Support, Calls It "Frankenstein OS"12 January 2015
Metro Redux Is The New Favorite OpenGL 4.x Linux Game Benchmark11 January 2015
Running Benchmarks On Newer, Popular AAA Linux Games***10 January 2015
Unvanquished Alpha 35 Starts Off The New Year06 January 2015
The Most Significant Linux Gaming Milestones Of 201427 December 2014
Minetest 0.4.11 Released As Open-Source Alternative To Minecraft26 December 2014
OpenMW 0.34 Released With Many Changes25 December 2014
PlaneShift 0.6.3 Open-Source MMORPG Released24 December 2014
Xonotic 0.8 Is Slowly Creeping Closer To Being Released24 December 2014

More Gaming News

982 Articles


GParted 0.21 Brings ReFS Detection, EXT4 For RHEL5, Reiser4 For Linux 3.x26 January 2015
GNOME 3.15.4 Brings Latest Features For GNOME 3.1623 January 2015
GNOME Makes Progress On Sandboxed Applications21 January 2015
NetworkManager Now Supports WiFi Power Savings21 January 2015
GNOME Shell Adds VP9 Screencasting, Mutter Improves Wayland21 January 2015
GNOME Now Lets Mutter Handle Input Device Configuration18 January 2015
GNOME Puts Out A Laptop Battery Testing Program15 January 2015
Features To Look Out For With GNOME 3.1612 January 2015
FreeBSD Finishes Switching Over To GNOME 3.x11 January 2015
GNOME 3.16 To Have Foursquare Integration, Check-In On GNOME Maps06 January 2015
GNOME's GTK+ Had A Booming 2014: OpenGL, Mir, Wayland, GtkInspector, Etc03 January 2015
GNOME MultiWriter: Easy Duplication Of Many USB Devices02 January 2015
GNOME Software, GNOME's App Store, Is Drawing Some Fresh Criticism02 January 2015
GNOME Mutter Now Uses GTK+ For Drawing All Window Decorations29 December 2014
The GNOME Progress & Events That Defined 201428 December 2014

More GNOME News

468 Articles


Free Software Foundation Endorses Another (Outdated) Laptop29 January 2015
Linux "GHOST" Vulnerability Hits Glibc Systems27 January 2015
The GNU Offloading & Multi-Processing Runtime Library10 January 2015
GNU Automake 1.15 Released, Still Preparing For Automake 2.006 January 2015
Nano-Archimedes Is The Latest GNU Project, Making More Scientific Software Open-Source04 January 2015
One Of The GNU Games Has Its First 2015 Release Out04 January 2015
Hurd & Guix Were Among The GNU Projects Making Progress This Year28 December 2014
GNU Binutils 2.25 Released With Port To Andes NDS3225 December 2014
FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee19 December 2014
Grep 2.21 Brings Performance Improvements24 November 2014
GNU Guix 0.8 Has A New Visual UI In Emacs18 November 2014
GNU Emacs Finally Switching Over To Git From Bazaar11 November 2014
FSF & Conservancy Launch Copyleft.org To Promote Licenses Like The GPL07 November 2014
GnuPG 2.1.0 Supports ECC, Other Improvements06 November 2014
GNU's adns 1.5 Now Fully Supports IPv602 November 2014

More GNU News

97 Articles


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

More Google News

153 Articles


My Initial Intel Broadwell Linux Experience With The ThinkPad X1 Carbon23 January 2015
Asynchronous Device/Driver Probing For The Linux Kernel17 January 2015
Collabora Improves Linux Support For Tegra-Based Chromebooks15 January 2015
Fitlet: A Linux-Friendly, Fanless PC Smaller Than A NUC14 January 2015
Freedreno User-Space Driver Stack Continues Stabilizing13 January 2015
My Next Linux Ultrabook: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon With Core i7-5600U13 January 2015
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Power Consumption On An ASUS Zenbook12 January 2015
Linux Tests Are Coming Of The New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Broadwell)11 January 2015
Tamil: Bringing Open-Source Graphics To ARM's Mali T-Series08 January 2015
Linux Stress & Torture Testing, Burning In Systems With Open-Source07 January 2015
All Of Samsung's 2015 Smart TVs To Be Powered By Tizen01 January 2015
Quick Year-End Update On Phoromatic / LinuxBenchmarking.com31 December 2014
The Top Linux Graphics Articles Of 2014: Testing Lots Of GPUs31 December 2014
The Top AMD, Intel & NVIDIA Linux News For 201430 December 2014
Linux Gains Support For Really High Frame Rates With The PS3 Eye Camera29 December 2014

More Hardware News

609 Articles


Intel Broadwell-U P-State vs. ACPI CPUFreq Scaling Linux Performance28 January 2015
Intel Broadwell On Linux Has Working OpenCL 1.2, VP8 Video Acceleration27 January 2015
Compare Your Linux System To The i7-5600U Broadwell X1 Carbon ThinkPad26 January 2015
Broadwell Linux Ultrabook Running MUCH Cooler Than Haswell25 January 2015
Intel Has A Few More Graphics Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel24 January 2015
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work20 January 2015
New Patches Will Have Cherryview & Broadwell Owners Looking Toward New Kernel14 January 2015
A New Open-Source Tool To Change Intel GPU Frequencies12 January 2015
Intel's RealSense Camera Doesn't Yet Have Proper Linux Support10 January 2015
Intel Is Still Working On The VED DRM Driver For PowerVR08 January 2015
Test Driving The New Intel Haswell Linux Performance Patch06 January 2015
Intel Broadwell NUCs Announced, To Begin Shipping Next Month06 January 2015
The Intel Haswell OpenGL Performance Boosting Patch Is Published06 January 2015
Intel Ivy Bridge Linux OpenGL Benchmarks Over Two Years30 December 2014
Intel 2.99.917 X.Org Driver Released, 3.0 Release Finally Near21 December 2014

More Intel News

770 Articles


Now-Closed KDE Vulnerabilities Remind Us X11 Screen Locks / Screensavers Are Insecure27 January 2015
KDE Plasma 5.2 Officially Released27 January 2015
KWin 5.3 To Have New Speed Optimizations21 January 2015
Fedora 22 Will Aim To Use Plasma 5 For Its KDE Desktop Experience20 January 2015
Release Schedule For KDE Applications 15.0414 January 2015
KDE Plasma 5.2 Beta Brings BlueDevil, Muon & GTK App Style13 January 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 Released: More Libraries Now Work On FreeBSD09 January 2015
KDE Version Of Linux Mint 17.1 Released08 January 2015
KDE Plasma 5.2 Beta Is Being Tagged This Week06 January 2015
digiKam 4.6 Released, Porting Still Ongoing To KF5/Qt518 December 2014
KDE's Krita Loses Its Main Backer18 December 2014
KDE Applications 14.12 Released17 December 2014
SuperX 3.0 Beta Continues To Polish The KDE Desktop Experience17 December 2014
KDE Plasma 5.1.2 Released16 December 2014
Krita 2.9 Is Now In Beta With Many Improvements14 December 2014

More KDE News

403 Articles

Linux Events

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
ATI & NVIDIA In The Linux Hollywood03 March 2008

More Linux Events News

33 Articles

Linux Kernel

Atomic Mode-Setting/Display Support Progresses In Linux 3.2028 January 2015
NVIDIA Tegra DRM Driver Supports Atomic Mode-Setting In Linux 3.2027 January 2015
Linux 3.19-rc6 Kernel Released: LInux 3.19 Final In Two Weeks26 January 2015
TraceFS: The Newest Linux File-System21 January 2015
Google Admin Encourages Trying Btrfs, Not ZFS On Linux20 January 2015
Linux 3.19-rc5 Kernel Released18 January 2015
Version 3 Of KDBUS Posted For The Mainline Linux Kernel16 January 2015
Linux 3.19-rc4 Kernel Released11 January 2015
More Intel Graphics Changes Get Queued For Linux 3.2010 January 2015
Laying To Rest That Odd Linux Kernel Regression08 January 2015
Linux 3.19-rc3 Is A Quiet Release Coming One Day Late05 January 2015
Linux Kernel Development Hits An All-Time High04 January 2015
Linux 3.19-rc2 Is A Tiny Release28 December 2014
That Peculiar Linux 3.18 Kernel Bug Might Be Closed Soon27 December 2014
Biggest Linux Kernel Features & Work Of 201427 December 2014

More Linux Kernel News

1161 Articles


New Mesa Patch To Improve CPU-Bound Applications29 January 2015
Mesa 10.4.3 Brings A Bunch Of Fixes For The Direct3D "Nine" Support24 January 2015
Libdrm 2.4.59 Brings Skylake & Tegra Support22 January 2015
GLX_EXT_buffer_age Patches For Mesa DRI221 January 2015
The Raspberry Pi Gallium3D Driver Has Made Much Progress In Less Than A Year20 January 2015
Mesa's Shader Cache Is In The Process Of Landing16 January 2015
NIR Lands In Mesa, New IR Started By High Schooler Intern At Intel15 January 2015
New Mesa 10.3 & 10.4 Series Point Releases12 January 2015
53 Patches Published For Gallium3D's Direct3D 9 Support08 January 2015
More Patches Published For AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver05 January 2015
Mesa Crosses 1.5 Million Lines Of Code, Highest Activity Since 201131 December 2014
Mesa 10.3 & 10.4 Point Releases For The New Year30 December 2014
Valve Optimizations, D3D9 & GL4 Topped Mesa This Year26 December 2014
Adreno A4xx Rendering With Freedreno Takes Shape21 December 2014
NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa18 December 2014

More Mesa News

643 Articles


Mozilla Lands VR Support Into Firefox Nightly20 January 2015
Mozilla's Servo Still On Track For 2015 Alpha Release19 January 2015
Firefox 35 Is Ready For Release, Available For Download Now12 January 2015
MozJPEG Is Evolving Well For Better Optimized JPEGs29 December 2014
Mozilla Developer Experimenting With Firefox UI In HTML10 December 2014
Firefox 34 Brings Its Improved Search Bar, Firefox Hello01 December 2014
Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox20 November 2014
VP8 & H.264 Become Mandatory For Browsers With WebRTC Support16 November 2014
Firefox OS 2.0 Developer Preview Gets WebNFC, H.264 Hardware Encode/Decode10 November 2014
Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition10 November 2014
Mozilla's Servo Engine Is Crazy Fast Compared To Gecko09 November 2014
Mozilla Is Launching A New Web Browser Targeting Developers03 November 2014
SIMD For JavaScript Continues Coming Along30 October 2014
GPU Profiling Support Lands In Mozilla Firefox29 October 2014
Firefox 33 Brings OpenH264 Support13 October 2014

More Mozilla News

154 Articles


GStreamer Is In Great Shape For 2015 With More Features Coming20 January 2015
Libav Adds OpenH264 Encoder Support: Good Performance, BSD Licensed07 January 2015
OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.028 December 2014
Kodi 14.0 Released For The Holidays - Formerly Known As XBMC23 December 2014
FFmpeg 2.5 Brings Animated PNG, WebP Decoding Support04 December 2014
FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release20 November 2014
OpenELEC 5.0 Prepares To Take On Kodi, Runs With LibreSSL06 November 2014
Wayland Support Starts Coming Together For VLC Media Player16 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Alpha 4 Brings EGL + GLESv2 To X1105 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Is Going To Be Mostly About Cleaning Up01 September 2014
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

More Multimedia News

132 Articles


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
Spliet Spills More Nouveau Re-Clocking Patches12 September 2014

More Nouveau News

229 Articles


NVIDIA 340.76 Brings Three Stable Fixes28 January 2015
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Standalone Linux Tests22 January 2015
Intel's Open-Source Graphics Team Poaches A Top Nouveau Driver Developer21 January 2015
NVIDIA 346.35 Linux Driver Supports Maxwell Mobile GPUs18 January 2015
NVIDIA Pushes CUDA 7 RC With C++11 Features, Runtime Compilation13 January 2015
NVIDIA Announces The Tegra X1 SoC With Maxwell Graphics05 January 2015
VDPAU Updated To v0.919 December 2014
VDPAU H.264 Support Extended12 December 2014
NVIDIA 346.22 Beta Adds X.Org Server 1.17 Support, Fixes08 December 2014
NVIDIA 343.36 Updates Stable Drivers With Bug Fixes, New Kernel/X.Org Support05 December 2014
NVIDIA Posts Tegra Gallium3D Patch For K1+ Support27 November 2014
Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg22 November 2014
GeForce GTX 970/980 Linux Benchmarks With NVIDIA 346.16 Driver15 November 2014
NVIDIA Adds "Nyan Blaze" To Coreboot15 November 2014
Over-Volting Your GPU With The New NVIDIA Linux Driver15 November 2014

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450 Articles

Operating Systems

Manjaro 0.9-pre1 Released, Uses Calamares Installer18 January 2015
Mageia 5 Beta 2 Finally Released, Mageia 5 Delayed To March17 January 2015
Xfce Spin Of Linux Mint 17.1 Released With Out-Of-The-Box Compiz Support11 January 2015
Haiku OS Mail Support Significantly Reworked07 January 2015
Android KitKat x86 Updated With Linux 3.18, Better Suspend/Resume01 January 2015
Linux Deepin 2014.2 Makes It Out Just In Time For The New Year31 December 2014
NixOS 14.12 Released To End Out 201431 December 2014
ROSA Fresh R5 Release Finally Adds Proper Secure Boot Support27 December 2014
Mageia 5 Has Been Delayed23 December 2014
Jolla's Sailfish OS Update 10 Is Now Available18 December 2014
HP To Launch Linux++ Operating System Next Year18 December 2014
Linux Mint 17.1 RCs Out For Xfce & KDE17 December 2014
Calculate Linux 14.12 Brings An Optimized Updater16 December 2014
Antergos Is Working Out Well For Measuring Up Arch Linux06 December 2014
Dyson OS Is Trying To Pair Debian With The Illumos Kernel06 December 2014

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297 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 Test Suite 5.6 M1 Brings Stress-Run, Libframetime Parsing14 January 2015
Minor Phoronix.com Site Updates Pushed This Weekend10 January 2015
Phoronix Mobile Site Improvement Feedback10 January 2015
Starting Off 2015 With An Improved Experience For Phoronix Readers07 January 2015
More Than 226k Open-Source Benchmarks Were Collected In 201405 January 2015
New ARM Boards, Kernel Improvements Won Over December01 January 2015
Happy New Year & Looking Forward To 201531 December 2014
The Most Viewed Phoronix Articles & Linux News In 201431 December 2014
The Most Popular Ubuntu News Of 201426 December 2014
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays 201425 December 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4.1 Released23 December 2014
Announcing LinuxBenchmarking.com09 December 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 Delayed To Next Week01 December 2014
November Was Great For Linux Users, But December Will Be Especially Interesting30 November 2014
2014 Holiday Shopping Reminder, Happy Thanksgiving27 November 2014

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483 Articles

Proprietary Software

Windows 10 To Be A Free Upgrade: What Linux Users Need To Know21 January 2015
Opera Browser Puts Out Linux Updates For The Holidays19 December 2014
Opera 26 Stable Now Available For Linux03 December 2014
Microsoft To Open-Source .NET, Bring It Officially To Linux12 November 2014
Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu30 September 2014
Adobe Brings Streaming Photoshop To Chromebooks29 September 2014
Opera 25 Beta Has Bookmarks & Linux Support15 September 2014
Opera 25 Development Release For Linux22 August 2014
Viber 4.2 Finally Released For Linux18 August 2014
Microsoft Open-Sources Its OOXML SDK25 June 2014
Opera 24 On Chromium Now Available For Linux23 June 2014
Skype 4.3 For Linux Released With Updated UI18 June 2014
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

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83 Articles


KDAB Continues Its Overview Of Qt3D 2.0, Demos Custom Rendering Effects20 January 2015
Qt 5.5 Is Packing On New Features, Going Into Feature Freeze Soon13 January 2015
Part Two Of KDAB's Qt3D 2.0 Overview07 January 2015
KDAB Provides An Overview Of Qt3D 2.016 December 2014
Qt 5.4 Officially Released10 December 2014
Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Does Thanksgiving Day Debut27 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Planned For Release On 9 December26 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Expected Later This Week25 November 2014
Qt Improvements Forthcoming For HiDPI Displays14 November 2014
The Release Of Qt3D 2.0 Is Making Progress, Not Too Far Out11 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Now In Beta With Web, Bluetooth LE, Graphics Improvements17 October 2014
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
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Red Hat

Red Hat Is Hiring A New Linux Kernel Engineer For Fedora26 January 2015
Red Hat Is Hiring More Developers To Work On Wayland, Open-Source Graphics22 January 2015
Red Hat Work On Improving Glibc Math Performance02 January 2015
After 10+ Years, NetworkManager Reaches v1.019 December 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Now In Beta11 December 2014
CentOS Puts Out Its First Monthly Rolling Media Release05 December 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.630 October 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Released With Several Enhancements14 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 Officially Released13 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC2 Is Ready For Testing03 October 2014
Intel's i7-5960X + X99 Motherboard On CentOS 7.0 Has Some Pains03 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC1 Has Finally Arrived27 September 2014
RPM 4.12 Brings New Switches, New Rpm2Archive Utility16 September 2014
Red Hat Satellite 6 Takes Orbit10 September 2014
Red Hat Developers Introduce New Tool For Linux Storage Management05 September 2014

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Khronos Needs Your Help Designing Next-Generation OpenGL16 January 2015
Lua 5.3 Brings Support For Integers & UTF-8 Support12 January 2015
Wikipedia Switches Over To HHVM For Faster Performance06 January 2015
C++ Filesystem Technical Specification Approved05 January 2015
OpenCL & SYCL Updated For Heterogeneous Parallel Programming18 November 2014
Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.0 Specification20 October 2014
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

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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
The 2014 OpenSUSE Conference Has Kicked Off25 April 2014

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

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Ubuntu's Mir Gains Server-Side Platform Probing25 January 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" Alpha 2 Released22 January 2015
Mir 0.11 Working On Better Performance, Android External Display Support18 January 2015
Unity 8 & Mir Are Moving Along For Ubuntu 15.0407 January 2015
Ubuntu Make Adds Google Go Support, Game Category06 January 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 For Its Various Flavors18 December 2014
Ubuntu 15.04 To Soon Land The Linux 3.18 Kernel09 December 2014
Snappy Ubuntu Core Announced09 December 2014
Ubuntu Developer Tools Center Gets Renamed To Ubuntu Make09 December 2014
An Ubuntu Tablet Inspired By The Ubuntu Edge Is Coming04 December 2014
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Ubuntu 14.10 Offers Some Performance Improvements03 December 2014
UbuTab: An Ubuntu Tablet With A Terabyte Hard Drive02 December 2014
Meizu's Ubuntu Phone Not Expected Until Early Next Year25 November 2014
The Switch To Systemd Will Likely Occur For Ubuntu 15.0414 November 2014
Ubuntu For Cars? It's A Possibility14 November 2014

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

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The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver & DRM/KMS Linux Driver13 January 2015
A New VIA OpenChrome Gallium3D Driver Is Under Development08 January 2015
The VIA OpenChrome DRM Still Might Be Kicking In 201503 January 2015
OpenChrome: There's Apparently Not Much Left21 May 2014
VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline26 May 2013
OpenChrome Driver Is Far From Feature Complete06 April 2013
VIA Secretly Has A Working Gallium3D Driver02 April 2013
OpenChrome Provides New VIA X.Org Driver27 March 2013
VIA KMS Driver Now Supports HDMI Output25 March 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Being Toyed With16 February 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Not Ready For Mainline11 November 2012
VIA Puts Out Some Linux Kernel, Boot Loader Code26 July 2012
VIA's OpenChrome 0.3.0: "A Major Step Forward"24 July 2012
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Code Might Merge Soon30 June 2012
VIA Is Still At It: They Launched A $49 ARM PC23 May 2012

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VMWare X.Org Driver Updated To v13.119 January 2015
Xen 4.5 Released With Many Hypervisor Updates16 January 2015
QEMU 2.3 To Bring An Ivy Bridge CPU Model, New MIPS CPUs16 January 2015
Intel Releases New Version Of XenGT Graphics Passthrough12 January 2015
Novm Is A KVM-Based Linux Hypervisor Written In Go08 January 2015
OpenVZ & Parallels Cloud Server To Merge Into Open-Source Virtuozzo Core28 December 2014
VirtIO & Xen Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel11 December 2014
QEMU 2.2 Released With Its Many Changes09 December 2014
Intel Announces First Release Of KVMGT03 December 2014
QEMU 2.2 Is Planned For Release Later This Week02 December 2014
XenOrchestra 3.6 Release Brings New Features29 November 2014
QEMU 2.2-rc3 Released, Final Release Pushed Back By Couple Days25 November 2014
VirtualBox 4.3.20 Arrives, Still No Sign Of VirtualBox 4.421 November 2014
QEMU 2.2 Release Candidate 1 Now Available12 November 2014
QEMU 2.2 Moves Closer To Release With Many New Features05 November 2014

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Libinput 0.9 Adds Support For Hovering Fingers On Touchpads30 January 2015
Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released24 January 2015
Fedora 23 Likely To Pursue Wayland By Default19 January 2015
Wayland 1.7 Alpha Released Along With Updated Weston Compositor17 January 2015
Wayland 1.7 Enters Planning For Release In One Month13 January 2015
Wayland & Weston Saw Fewer Commits In 201404 January 2015
Does Using GNOME On Wayland Save Power?30 December 2014
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue Marching Forward28 December 2014
Collabora Looks To Add DMA-BUF Protocol To Wayland13 December 2014
The Future Direction & Purpose Of Wayland's Weston Is Being Revisited08 December 2014
Libinput 0.7 Gets Closer To Parity With X Input Stack05 December 2014
IVI Shell Merged Into Wayland's Weston04 December 2014
Relative Pointer Motion Patches Published For Wayland's Weston02 December 2014
Weston's IVI Shell Sees New Version27 November 2014
NEMO-UX Shell Is A Futuristic, Multi-User Wayland Experience18 November 2014

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Wine Staging Update Has Better CUDA Support, Driver Testing Framework26 January 2015
Wine 1.7.35 Starts Working On OpenGL Core Context Support23 January 2015
Wine Staging Adds NVIDIA CUDA & GPU PhysX Support11 January 2015
Wine 1.7.34 Now Supports Surround Sound With DirectSound09 January 2015
Fedora's Wine Package Has CSMT Support15 December 2014
Wine 1.7.33 Has DirectWrite & Direct3D Changes12 December 2014
Wine 1.7.32 Updates Its Mono Engine28 November 2014
Wine Developers Not Yet Convinced By Direct3D 9 In Mesa's Gallium14 November 2014
Wine 1.7.31 Still Hacking Away At DirectWrite & Direct2D14 November 2014
ReactOS Finally Supports Reading NTFS Volumes04 November 2014
Wine 1.7.30 Continues Work On DirectWrite & Offers Regedit Fixes31 October 2014
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

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2015 X.Org Elections Get Underway For Board Members, SPI Merger26 January 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is Out23 January 2015
Libinput 0.8 Improves Touchpad Support, Adds Axis Sources & Scroll Event Types15 January 2015
Running X11 On 64-bit ARM Hardware Is Sort Of Working14 January 2015
X.Org Apps Now Running On Ubuntu Touch/Phone12 January 2015
Awesome Window Manager v3.5.6 Debuts11 January 2015
X.Org Is Formally Invited To Become An SPI Project09 January 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Should Ship Soon, X.Org Server 1.18 Likely To Be A Quicker Cycle05 January 2015
X.Org Server Saw More Code In 2014 Than 2013, But Its Heydays Are Over03 January 2015
SPI Hasn't Yet Voted On X.Org As An Associated Project26 December 2014
Mode-Setting Driver Now Supports VBlanks With Present26 December 2014
Server-Side XCB Is Being Discussed For The X.Org Server21 December 2014
X.Org Server 1.16.3 Released To Fix Security Issues20 December 2014
WTFTW: A Tiling Window Manager Written In Rust18 December 2014
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Performance Comparison17 December 2014

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