Phoronix News Archive

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AMD
AMD EPYC 7000 Series CPUs Launched20 Jun 2017
AMD's GPUOpen Posts New Vulkan Memory Allocator19 Jun 2017
Updated AMDGPU-PRO Driver Has Performance Fixes, Mad Max Works On Vulkan15 Jun 2017
AMD Submits Radeon/AMDGPU DRM Updates Slated For Linux 4.1308 Jun 2017
Some Ryzen Linux Users Are Facing Issues With Heavy Compilation Loads02 Jun 2017
AMD Begins Cutting Prices On Ryzen CPUs02 Jun 2017
AMD LeMaker Cello Board Finally Ships To Some01 Jun 2017
AMD EPYC Launching 20 June, Are You Interested?31 May 2017
AMD Developer Posts More Patches For RADV18 May 2017
AMD Talks Up Vega Frontier Edition, Epyc, Zen 2, ThreadRipper16 May 2017

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812 Articles
BSD
FreeNAS 11.0 Released14 Jun 2017
FreeBSD 11.1 Beta Now Available10 Jun 2017
NetBSD 8.0 Is Approaching Release With USB 3.0 Support06 Jun 2017
TrueOS BSD Stable Milestone With Installer Improvements, Lumina 1.2.2 Desktop02 Jun 2017
FreeBSD Lands Support For 64-bit Inodes (ino64 Project)28 May 2017
FreeBSD Made Progress In Q1'2017 On Linuxulator, Nearly 30k Ports15 May 2017
Radeon DRM Driver For DragonFlyBSD Sees Big Update06 May 2017
FreeNAS 11.0 Release Candidate Up For Testing05 May 2017
TrueOS 20170424 Stable Update24 Apr 2017
Lumina Desktop Gets Its Own Media Player22 Apr 2017

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428 Articles
Compiler
Valgrind 3.13 Memory Debugger Supports Larger Programs, Many Refinements18 Jun 2017
GCC 6.4 To Be Released In Early July16 Jun 2017
LLVM 5.0 Release Planning Begins For Shipping In August14 Jun 2017
Rust 1.18 Released08 Jun 2017
HHVM 3.20 Released With Performance Improvements, Better PHP7 Compatibility07 Jun 2017
Coriander Project: Compile CUDA Codes To OpenCL, Run Everywhere21 May 2017
FLANG: NVIDIA Brings Fortran To LLVM18 May 2017
A Big Golang Update Lands In GCC 8.011 May 2017
GCC 6/7 Gets A Performance-Sensitive Fix09 May 2017
Falcon: A New, Faster JIT Compiler For Java/JVM08 May 2017

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854 Articles
Coreboot
More Librem 13 Enablement Lands In Coreboot17 Jun 2017
Librem 13 v2 Support Lands In Upstream Coreboot09 Jun 2017
Coreboot Joins The Software Freedom Conservancy01 Jun 2017
Coreboot Ready To Ship On Upcoming Purism Librem 13/15 Laptops26 May 2017
ThinkPad T430 Ported To Mainline Coreboot19 May 2017
Coreboot 4.6 Released08 May 2017
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Now Supported By Coreboot01 May 2017
Coreboot Picks Up A New Kabylake Chromebook "Fizz"24 Mar 2017
Dell Is Exploring The Use Of Coreboot, At Least Internally23 Mar 2017
Purism's Librem 13 Coreboot Port Now "100%" Complete27 Feb 2017

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142 Articles
Debian
Debian GNU/Hurd 2017 Released, Supports More Than 3GiB Of Memory18 Jun 2017
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" Hits The Web18 Jun 2017
Debian Installer Stretch Hits Its Final RC13 Jun 2017
Debian Installer Stretch RC4 Released27 May 2017
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" Planned For Release In Three Weeks26 May 2017
Devuan 1.0 Officially Released - Letting Debian Live Without Systemd25 May 2017
Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 Released06 May 2017
Devuan 1.0 RC2 Released: Systemd-Free Debian05 May 2017
CD/DVD Image Changes For The Upcoming Debian 9.0 Release28 Apr 2017
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" Might Not Have UEFI Secure Boot Support27 Apr 2017

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218 Articles
Desktop
Xfce Settings 4.13.1 Released19 Jun 2017
WPS Office 2016 for Linux Released14 Jun 2017
Xfdesktop 4.13.1 Released, Another Step Towards Xfce 4.1412 Jun 2017
Xfce Picks Up Hybrid Sleep Support11 Jun 2017
Xfce 4.14 Continues Getting Closer With Its GTK3 Port30 May 2017
Enlightenment 0.21.8 Released28 May 2017
Xfce4-Panel Release With Working GTK3 Support24 May 2017
31 More AMDGPU DC/DAL Patches Enter The Queue23 May 2017
OpenShot 2.3.2 Video Editor Released11 May 2017
Cinnamon 3.4 Desktop Environment Tagged04 May 2017

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268 Articles
Fedora
Fedora Continues Working On Better NVIDIA Support, PipeWire Could Replace PulseAudio20 Jun 2017
PHP 7.2 Slated For Fedora 2720 Jun 2017
Fedora 26 Beta Released13 Jun 2017
Fedora 26 Beta Delayed Again, Final Pushed Out To Mid-July02 Jun 2017
Fedora 26 Beta Has Been Delayed25 May 2017
Printing Improvements Being Planned For Fedora 2715 May 2017
It's Now Possible To Run Fedora On Chromebooks With Wayland12 May 2017
Full MP3 Support Being Added To Fedora Linux05 May 2017
Java 9 Tech Preview Planned For Fedora 2719 Apr 2017
Fedora Drafts A New Mission Statement17 Apr 2017

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690 Articles
Free Software
PHP 7.2 Alpha 2 Released22 Jun 2017
Lennart Poettering Announces New Project: casync20 Jun 2017
Cairo 1.15.6 Released15 Jun 2017
Rspamd 1.6 Released With Milter & ARC Support12 Jun 2017
UDisks 2.7 Released, Migrates To Libblockdev12 Jun 2017
SDL2 Gets Initial Support For JACK Audio Kit09 Jun 2017
Opus Audio Codec 1.2 Release Candidate 1 Arrives09 Jun 2017
LZ4m: Taking LZ4 Compression To The Next Level02 Jun 2017
Arcan 0.5.2 Released: That Display Server Built On A Game Engine, Now Tackling VR24 May 2017
Nextcloud 12 Debuts With "Global Scale" Architecture22 May 2017

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1316 Articles
General
FP64 Support Finally Lands In Mesa Git For Intel Haswell03 Jan 2017

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1 Articles
GNOME
GNOME 3.25.3 Now Available22 Jun 2017
Mutter Continues Refining Its Display, HiDPI Support21 Jun 2017
GNOME's Shotwell 0.27 Debuts New Features20 Jun 2017
GNOME 3.26 Getting Better Half-Tiling Support13 Jun 2017
Plans In The Works For GNOME Tracker 2.011 Jun 2017
GPS-Share: New Open-Source Project For Sharing GPS On A LAN29 May 2017
Qt Applications Will Now Look Better On Flatpak'ed GNOME Desktops29 May 2017
Fractional Scaling Might Soon Be Accomplished For GNOME28 May 2017
GNOME 3.25.2 Released28 May 2017
Mutter 3.25.2 Has Bug Fixes, Some Performance Work24 May 2017

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776 Articles
GNU
D Language Support Cleared For Being Added To GCC21 Jun 2017
GNU Automake 1.15.1 Comes After A Stall In The Project19 Jun 2017
Glibc Now Enables Tuning Framework By Default15 Jun 2017
Taler 0.3 Released: GNU Still Striving For A Free Software Payment System06 Jun 2017
GDB 8.0 Released, Adds Many New Features, Drops Java GCJ Support04 Jun 2017
GNU's libmicrohttpd 0.9.55 Embeddable Web Server Released28 May 2017
D Language Front-End Proposed For GCC 8, 800k Lines of Code28 May 2017
More OpenACC 2.5 Code Lands In GCC25 May 2017
GTK+ 3.91 Released With Meson Build Support, API Changes, macOS Support23 May 2017
GNU Guix & Guix SD 0.13 Released22 May 2017

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249 Articles
Google
Chrome 60 Beta Rolls Out With VP9 Improvements, New Developer Features13 Jun 2017
Lullaby: Google's New C++ Libraries For VR/AR10 Jun 2017
Chrome 61 Progresses With WebUSB API & More10 Jun 2017
Google Is Exploring Potentially Using Btrfs In Android09 Jun 2017
Google's Brotli Compression Format Nearing v1.006 Jun 2017
Chrome 59 Now Out As Stable For Linux05 Jun 2017
Google Plans End To PNaCl Support In Favor Of WebAssembly30 May 2017
Gollvm: Google Working On LLVM-Based Go Compiler29 May 2017
Android Studio 3.0 Preview Release: Kotlin, Java 8 Features17 May 2017
Android O Developer Preview 2 Released, Android Go Announced17 May 2017

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291 Articles
Hardware
Imagination Formally Announces It's Selling Itself22 Jun 2017
ARM's Cortex A55/A75 Get Tuned Up In GCC21 Jun 2017
Raspberry Pi / VC4 Software Support Continues Improving20 Jun 2017
Oculus Rift CV1 Should Be Less Quirky On Linux 4.1212 Jun 2017
PCI Express 4.0 Is Ready, PCI Express 5.0 In 201909 Jun 2017
The Custom Phoronix Desks Are Still Holding Up One Year Later06 Jun 2017
iMX6 Platforms Can Now Boot Android Proprietary-Free06 Jun 2017
Many HDMI CEC Drivers Being Written For Linux30 May 2017
Keith Packard Making Progress With DRM Leases, Adding Vulkan Support30 May 2017
Some Logitech Hardware Can Now Be Flashed Under Linux With Fwupd24 May 2017

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1094 Articles
Intel
Intel KVMGT/XenGT GVT-g Updated For 2017-Q221 Jun 2017
Intel Posts Control-Flow Enforcement Support For GCC21 Jun 2017
Intel Preps Another Batch Of Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 4.1320 Jun 2017
Intel Core X-Series Lifts, Linux Benchmarks Forthcoming19 Jun 2017
Trying Intel Kabylake Graphics With Dawn of War III Vulkan08 Jun 2017
Intel Linux Developers Continue Work On Coffee Lake Bring-Up06 Jun 2017
Mesa 17.2-dev + Linux 4.12 Intel Skylake HD Graphics 530 Benchmarks31 May 2017
Intel Queues More Changes In DRM-Next For Linux 4.1330 May 2017
Intel Core X-Series CPUs Announced, Up To 18 Cores30 May 2017
Intel Opens Up Compute Library for Deep Neural Networks25 May 2017

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1163 Articles
KDE
digiKam 5.6 Released With HTML Gallery, Video Slideshow Tools22 Jun 2017
KDE KTechLab Is Being Revived After Nearly A Decade Hiatus20 Jun 2017
KDE Brooklyn Chat Bridge Sees Its First Release19 Jun 2017
KDE Neon Makes It Easier To Now Try Plasma On Wayland16 Jun 2017
Krita 4.0 Drawing Program In Development, Pre-Alpha Builds Now Available15 Jun 2017
KDE Frameworks 5.35 Released10 Jun 2017
KDE Neon Begins Vetting Qt 5.909 Jun 2017
KDE Plasma 5.12 Will Be An LTS Release In January 201807 Jun 2017
KDE Plasma 5.10 Released30 May 2017
Better KWin Wayland HiDPI Support Still Baking18 May 2017

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661 Articles
LibreOffice
LibreOffice 6.0 Is In Development12 Jun 2017
LibreOffice 5.4 Beta 1 Tagged, LibreOffice 5.5 On Main18 May 2017
A Look At Some Of The Changes So Far For LibreOffice 5.418 Apr 2017
LibreOffice 5.3 Released With A Plethora Of Improvements01 Feb 2017
LibreOffice 5.3 Is Coming This Week, A Look At The New Features30 Jan 2017
LibreOffice Enables "Complex Text Layout" By Default25 Dec 2016
LibreOffice Announces "MUFFIN" User Interface21 Dec 2016
Some GTK3/Wayland/OpenGL Improvements For LibreOffice13 Dec 2016
LibreOffice 5.3 Beta Available For Beta Testing27 Nov 2016
LibreOffice 5.3 Enables New Layout Engine By Default01 Nov 2016

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88 Articles
Linux Events
Phoronix Moscow Meetup - April 201730 Mar 2017
Linaro Connect Budapest '17 Slides & Videos11 Mar 2017
Embedded Linux Conference 2017 Videos Now Online02 Mar 2017
Mesa, Vulkan & Other Driver Talks From 2017 Embedded Linux Conference25 Feb 2017
There's One Week Until FOSDEM 201728 Jan 2017
Linux.Conf.Au 2017 Videos Now Available Online20 Jan 2017
Linux.Conf.Au 2017 Kicks Off In Tasmania: Kernel Fun, Vulkan, GPU-Accelerated JPEG15 Jan 2017
Linux.Conf.Au 2016 Videos Now Online08 Feb 2016
Chemnitz Linux Days 2016 Is Happening In Just Over One Month07 Feb 2016
DevConf.cz 2016 Videos Now Available07 Feb 2016

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45 Articles
Linux Gaming
Cossacks 3 Is Now Available For Linux Gamers22 Jun 2017
Mesa Git Should Now Work With Intel/RADV Vulkan For Doom Under Wine21 Jun 2017
Godot Engine Still Working On 3.0 Release, WebGL 2.0 & WebAssembly Work Too14 Jun 2017
Feral Is Bringing XCOM 2: War of the Chosen To Linux13 Jun 2017
Tropico 6 Will Debut With Linux Support Next Year13 Jun 2017
Feral Announces Requirements For Dawn of War III On Linux With OpenGL & Vulkan07 Jun 2017
Dolphin Emulator Drops D3D12 Backend, Focuses On Vulkan04 Jun 2017
0 A.D. RTS Game Nearing A New Alpha Release For Summer 201704 Jun 2017
Micro Machines World Series Is Driving On Linux This Month01 Jun 2017
Unigine 2.5 Released With SSRTGI, 3D Spline System, Vector Roads API31 May 2017

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1392 Articles
Linux Kernel
Linux 4.12-rc6 Released A Day Late, Final Possibly In Two Weeks19 Jun 2017
Cache Coherent Device Memory For HMM15 Jun 2017
Allwinner Has Many DRM Changes Queued For Linux 4.1314 Jun 2017
DRM Sync Objects Heading To Linux 4.1314 Jun 2017
Linux 4.12-rc5 Released: The Biggest RC This Cycle11 Jun 2017
Etnaviv DRM Driver Reverse-Engineers Performance Counters Support09 Jun 2017
Linux 4.12-rc4 Released, A "Fairly Normal" Test Release04 Jun 2017
HDR Support Is Being Worked On For Linux's DRM Code31 May 2017
WhiteEgret: New Linux Security Module For Execution Whitelisting30 May 2017
Linux 4.12-rc3 Kernel Released28 May 2017

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1639 Articles
Linux Storage
Reiser4 Updated For The Linux 4.11 Kernel04 Jun 2017
TFS File-System Still Aiming To Compete With ZFS, Written In Rust21 May 2017
Btrfs Gets RAID 5/6 Fixes With Linux 4.1210 May 2017
F2FS Is Ready With Various Enhancements For Linux 4.1208 May 2017
XFS In Linux 4.12 Adds GETFSMAP Support07 May 2017
BFQ I/O Scheduler Lands Along With New Kyber Scheduler01 May 2017
Btrfs Getting RAID 5/6 Fixes In Linux 4.12 Kernel23 Apr 2017
BFQ I/O Scheduler Queued For Linux 4.1220 Apr 2017
Bcachefs Is Still Getting Fixed Up To Be A Next-Gen Linux File-System12 Apr 2017
EXT4 Patch For Statx Support16 Mar 2017

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226 Articles
Mesa
Rocket League Is Almost Fixed Up For RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver20 Jun 2017
More Driver CPU Overhead Work Being Tackled By Valve Developers20 Jun 2017
Mesa 17.1.3 Released19 Jun 2017
Samuel Pitoiset Takes To More RadeonSI/Mesa Optimizations15 Jun 2017
Bindless Textures Land In Mesa Git For RadeonSI14 Jun 2017
Intel Haswell May Soon See Less Hangs With Mesa13 Jun 2017
Marek Working On More Optimizations To Mesa State Tracker13 Jun 2017
Cannonlake Support Lands In Mesa Git10 Jun 2017
KHR_no_error Improvements Hit Mesa Ahead Of Dawn of War III07 Jun 2017
Dawn of War III Will Be Able To Run/Render Correctly On Intel ANV Vulkan06 Jun 2017

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1168 Articles
Microsoft
Paragon Adds Write Support To Its ReFS Linux Driver30 May 2017
Mono 5.0 Rolls Out With Roslyn C# Compiler, Concurrent Garbage Collection20 May 2017
Fedora's FESCo Is Okay With Fedora 26 In The Windows Store13 May 2017
Microsoft .NET Core 2.0 Preview Brings Better Linux Support11 May 2017
Microsoft Announces Git Virtual File-System (GVFS)03 Feb 2017
Microsoft Open-Sources DirectX Shader Compiler23 Jan 2017
Microsoft Continued With Many Linux/Open-Source Announcements In 201628 Dec 2016
Microsoft .NET Core 1.1 Brings Support For More Linux Distributions, Greater Performance16 Nov 2016
Microsoft Joins The Linux Foundation As A Platinum Member16 Nov 2016
Skype 1.10 Linux Alpha Restores Video Calls Support10 Oct 2016

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121 Articles
Mozilla
Firefox 55 Beta Prepping Numerous Changes16 Jun 2017
Mozilla Firefox 54 Now Available13 Jun 2017
Mozilla's Servo Still Striving For WebGL Support19 May 2017
Mozilla Firefox 53.0 Released, Drops Old Linux CPU Support19 Apr 2017
Mozilla Thunderbird 52 Released05 Apr 2017
Mozilla Proposes "Obsidian" Low-Level Graphics API For The Web, Based On Vulkan21 Mar 2017
Firefox 53 Beta Drops Pre-P4/Opteron On Linux, New Compact Themes08 Mar 2017
Firefox 52 Released With WebAssembly Support, Security Fixes, CSS Grid07 Mar 2017
It's Now Easier Trying Firefox Wayland Support On Arch Linux & Flatpak Distributions14 Feb 2017
Mozilla Had A Crazy Week Landing Servo, WebRender & More Into Firefox Repo12 Feb 2017

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243 Articles
Multimedia
Opus 1.2 Audio Codec Officially Released20 Jun 2017
Opus 1.2 Audio Codec Enters Beta24 May 2017
Kodi 17.2 Released To Fix Security Issue, Bugs24 May 2017
OpenShot 2.3.3 Fixes Many Stability Issues19 May 2017
GStreamer 1.12 Makes Its Stable Debut04 May 2017
SRT Video Transport Protocol Open-Sourced24 Apr 2017
MPV 0.25 Media Player Released With Numerous Changes24 Apr 2017
FFmpeg 3.3 Brings Native Opus Encoder, Support For Spherical Videos17 Apr 2017
Kodi Is Getting A Proper Netflix Plugin20 Mar 2017
MPV 0.24 Media Player Adds Experimental Stream Recording, X11 Pseudo HiDPI Scaling15 Feb 2017

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245 Articles
Nouveau
GSoC Work On Nouveau Instruction Scheduling Advances19 Jun 2017
Nouveau NVC0 Enables ARB_post_depth_coverage03 Jun 2017
Nouveau Developer Working On Adding SPIR-V Support To Clover Gallium3D OpenCL03 May 2017
Compute Shader Patches For Nouveau Pascal23 Apr 2017
Nouveau 1.0.15 X.Org Driver Released With Pascal Support22 Apr 2017
Nouveau In Linux 4.13 Will Support HDMI Stereo 3D16 Apr 2017
NVIDIA Fermi On Nouveau Makes Baby Steps Towards Memory Re-Clocking11 Apr 2017
Nouveau Gets Patches For OpenGL AZDO ARB_shader_ballot08 Apr 2017
GP10B & GP107 NVIDIA Support Land For Nouveau Linux 4.1208 Apr 2017
Pascal Is Now Supported By The Nouveau X.Org Driver30 Mar 2017

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355 Articles
NVIDIA
NVIDIA Releases New Public Vulkan Beta Driver, Includes 4 New Extensions09 Jun 2017
RadeonSI/Gallium3D Still Appears To Have Greater CPU Overhead Than The NVIDIA Driver22 May 2017
NVIDIA Introduces Low-Profile GeForce GT 103017 May 2017
NVIDIA Details CUDA 9 Features, Allows C++14 In Device Code11 May 2017
NVIDIA Announces Volta-based Tesla V100 Accelerator10 May 2017
GeForce Experience Picks Up OpenGL/Vulkan Support, Linux Up Next?10 May 2017
NVIDIA 381.22 Linux Driver Released With Updated Vulkan09 May 2017
NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 8.0 Released, Supports 10/12-bit Decoding With HEVC/VP908 May 2017
NVIDIA 375.66 Driver Released With Fixes, Official GTX 1080 Ti Support04 May 2017
PGI 2017 v17.4 Compiler Released01 May 2017

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622 Articles
Operating Systems
OpenMandriva Lx 3.02 Released20 Jun 2017
Solus Ramping Up, Ikey Doherty Will Work Fulltime On The OS13 Jun 2017
Linux Mint 18.2 Beta KDE & Xfce Spins Now Available12 Jun 2017
Genode OS 17.05 Released, Switches To GCC 6.3, Kernel/Platform Improvements31 May 2017
KDE Neon User Edition 5.10 Released30 May 2017
TrueOS Evolving Its "Stable" Release Cycle27 May 2017
Alpine Linux 3.6 Release Brings PPC64LE & s390x Support, Updated Packages25 May 2017
Mageia 6 Reaches Release Candidate Phase24 May 2017
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11 Dependencies20 May 2017
Endless Flatpaks Steam19 May 2017

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515 Articles
Oracle
Oracle Switching Solaris To A Continuous Delivery Model28 Jan 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular Solaris Milestones & News19 Jan 2017
Oracle Finally Confirms It's Canning Solaris 1218 Jan 2017
Oracle Might Be Canning Solaris01 Dec 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop, Drops Sun SSH01 Nov 2016
Java JDK 9 Firmed Up For A Late July Release18 Oct 2016
NetBeans 8.2 Released With PHP 7 Support, ECMAScript 6/703 Oct 2016
Trying Out & Failing With OpenIndiana, Solaris 11.3 On The Broadwell-EP System09 Sep 2016
Illumos Continues To Let OpenSolaris Live On02 Feb 2016
Oracle Is Deprecating The Java Web-Browser Plugin With Java 927 Jan 2016

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163 Articles
Phoronix
Phoronix Test Suite 7.2.0 Officially Released08 Jun 2017
Phoronix Turns 13, Phoronix Test Suite Is Now 9: Happy Birthday05 Jun 2017
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting This Month31 May 2017
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years29 May 2017
Phoronix Turns 13 In Two Weeks - What Shall We Benchmark To Celebrate?21 May 2017
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests Dominated April30 Apr 2017
AMD Ryzen, Valve, Linux 4.10~4.11 & Kabylake Dominated Q126 Mar 2017
Ryzen, Linux 4.11, Windows 10 & Kabylake Were Among The Popular Topics In February01 Mar 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 22 Million Benchmark Test/Suite Downloads11 Feb 2017
Kabylake, GCC 7, Binary Blobs, Vulkan & Other Highlights From January31 Jan 2017

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556 Articles
Phoronix Test Suite
Phoronix Test Suite 7.2 M4 Released, Test Suites Now Also Available Via Git03 Jun 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Hits 24 Million Test/Suite Downloads02 Jun 2017
Test Profiles For The Phoronix Test Suite Now Available Via GitHub30 May 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.2 Milestone 3 Released26 May 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.2.0 Milestone 2 Released04 May 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.2 Milestone 1 Released14 Apr 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 23 Million Test/Suite Benchmark Downloads04 Apr 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.0.1 Released With Minor Enhancements For ARM, New Module Options28 Mar 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.0 M5 Released01 Mar 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Turns Six Years Old27 Feb 2017

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107 Articles
Premium
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Today's The Last Day For Our Ad-Free Site Deal For Thanksgiving 201628 Nov 2016
It's Time For The Annual Thanksgiving Event To Support Our Linux Testing, Benchmarking23 Nov 2016
Today Marks Amazon's Second Prime Day12 Jul 2016
Phoronix Turns 12 Years Old This Week: Here's A Birthday Special For You30 May 2016
Writing Linux / Open-Source News & Benchmarking 365 Days Per Year02 Apr 2016
Raspberry Pi 3, Linux 4.6 & AMDGPU Were Popular Among Our 300+ Articles This Month31 Mar 2016
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Vulkan Benchmarking Plans, Last Day For Valentine Premium Special16 Feb 2016

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Proprietary Software
Apple Unveils "Metal 2" Graphics API, Better Performance & Capabilities For VR05 Jun 2017
Opera 43 Lands With "Instant Page Loading"07 Feb 2017
Lightworks 14 Steps Closer To Release, UI Updates & More15 Dec 2016
WSL-Distribution-Switcher Swaps Out Ubuntu For Other Distros On Windows20 Nov 2016
Adobe Rolls Out Flash Player 24 Beta For Linux31 Oct 2016
Opera 41 Browser Brings Performance Improvements25 Oct 2016
KernelCare Is Another Alternative To Canonical's Ubuntu Live Kernel Patching21 Oct 2016
Opera 40 Released With Built-In VPN Support, Chromecast20 Sep 2016
Adobe Returns To Updating NPAPI/Linux Flash Player05 Sep 2016
Tresorit For Linux Released To Provide End-To-End Encrypted File Sharing28 Jul 2016

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121 Articles
Qt
Making Use Of Vulkan In Qt 5.1016 Jun 2017
Qt 5.9.1 Should Be Out This Month12 Jun 2017
Qt 5.9 LTS Released With Its OpenVG Back-End & Much More31 May 2017
Qbs 1.8 Released -- Planned To Replace QMake Build System In Qt 629 May 2017
Qt 5.9 RC2 Released, Qt 5.9.0 Still On Track For This Week29 May 2017
Qt Creator 4.3 IDE Officially Released24 May 2017
Qt 5.9 Release Candidate Available For Testing24 May 2017
KDAB Experimenting With Qt 3D For VR20 May 2017
Qt 5.9 Reaches Final Beta, Release Candidate Running Bit Behind Schedule16 May 2017
Qt 5.9 To Be An LTS Release, Qt 6 Planning On Radar09 May 2017

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278 Articles
Radeon
Radeon Instinct Accelerators Get Ready To Ship21 Jun 2017
Another Batch Of AMDGPU Feature Updates For Linux 4.1319 Jun 2017
Valve Is Working With AMD On VR Support In AMDGPU-PRO16 Jun 2017
Connor Abbott Working On New Features For RADV Vulkan Driver10 Jun 2017
More AMDGPU DC Patches Posted As It Looks Unlikely It Will Land For Linux 4.1309 Jun 2017
RadeonSI ARB_bindless_texture Revised, Nearly Ready For Mesa 17.2 Git09 Jun 2017
RADV External Memory Patches Revised, Needed For SteamVR Support04 Jun 2017
My Three Hopes For AMD's Open-Source Stack The Rest Of 201704 Jun 2017
RADV Vulkan Driver Is Prepping For Vega/GFX9 Support01 Jun 2017
Radeon RX Vega Launch Postponed To SIGGRAPH31 May 2017

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584 Articles
Red Hat
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Enters Public Beta23 May 2017
Red Hat Is Hiring Another Developer For Open-Source Graphics / GPU Compute25 Apr 2017
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Released21 Mar 2017
Scientific Linux 7.3 Expected Later This Month12 Jan 2017
CentOS Linux 7 "1611" Released12 Dec 2016
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Released03 Nov 2016
EFIBOOTMGR 13 Released, First Update In More Than One Year17 Aug 2016
Red Hat Is Looking To Ensure More Laptops Play Nicely With Fedora/RHEL12 Aug 2016
RADV: A Community Open-Source Effort To Get Vulkan Working On Radeon19 Jul 2016
Red Hat Is Working To Improve Linux Switchable Graphics07 Jul 2016

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145 Articles
Standards
Khronos Publishes Finalized glTF 2.0 Specification For Portable 3D Assets05 Jun 2017
IWOCL 2017 OpenCL Wraps Up, OpenCL-V For Vulkan Makes Waves21 May 2017
Khronos Unveils OpenCL 2.2, SPIR-V 1.2, OpenCL CTS Open-Sourced16 May 2017
Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.201 May 2017
SPIR-V Support For LLVM Is Moving Forward01 May 2017
OpenCL.org Working To Improve OpenCL's Community Documentation12 Apr 2017
POCL 0.14 OpenCL Implementation Released10 Apr 2017
Khronos Group Appears To Be Readying For WebGL-Next Proposals17 Mar 2017
A Chat With Khronos President Neil Trevett About Vulkan, OpenXR, SPIR-V In 201708 Mar 2017
Khronos' 3D Portability Initiative Could Be Quite Interesting, Boon For Linux Gaming27 Feb 2017

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154 Articles
SUSE
openSUSE Tumbleweed Jumps On Qt 5.9, Picks Up Default MP322 Jun 2017
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Is Now Built With PIE17 Jun 2017
openSUSE Leap 42.3 Hitting Release Candidate Stage06 Jun 2017
openSUSE Tumbleweed Switches Over To GCC 701 Jun 2017
openSUSE Announces The Kubic Project For Designing Next-Gen Container OS29 May 2017
Watch The openSUSE Conference 2017 Sessions Online This Weekend27 May 2017
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Rolls In Linux 4.11, KDE Applications 17.0418 May 2017
openSUSE Leap 15 Will Succeed 42.322 Apr 2017
OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 Will Be Developed In A Rolling Manner07 Mar 2017
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Now Running On Linux 4.10, Updated Flatpak & More02 Mar 2017

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180 Articles
systemd
Systemd Lands Meson Build System Support25 Apr 2017
Systemd 233 Released01 Mar 2017
systemd 233 Is Around The Corner With More Additions, Changes25 Feb 2017
systemd 228 Had A Local Root Exploit24 Jan 2017
The Development Pace Of Systemd Fell Sharply This Year30 Dec 2016
Systemd 232 Adds ProtectKernelModules, RemoveIPC, Other New Options03 Nov 2016
Systemd Now Supports The RISC-V CPU Architecture07 Oct 2016
Lennart's Look At Systemd This Year, What's Going To Happen In 201702 Oct 2016
How To Use Systemd For Application Sandboxing & How To Easily Crash Systemd01 Oct 2016
A New Wireless Daemon Is In Development To Potentially Replace wpa_supplicant30 Sep 2016

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120 Articles
Ubuntu
Ubuntu 17.10 To Fully Use Netplan By Default For Network Configuration21 Jun 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Continues Aiming For The Linux 4.13 Kernel20 Jun 2017
Ubuntu Is Finally Looking At Shipping Accelerated Video Playback Support20 Jun 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Enables PIE Across All Architectures, Improves Secure Boot16 Jun 2017
Mir 0.26.3 Released15 Jun 2017
UBports Ships Its Stable OTA-1, Convergence Progress14 Jun 2017
Neil French Replaces Jane Silber As Director At Canonical08 Jun 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Begins Transition To GNOME Shell Desktop By Default06 Jun 2017
UBports Has A Lot Of Work This Summer For Letting Ubuntu Touch Live On01 Jun 2017
UBports Continues Plotting To Keep Ubuntu Touch Alive18 May 2017

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1055 Articles
Valve
Valve Puts The Steam Link & Steam Controller Back Up For Summer Sale22 Jun 2017
Steam Is Now Available In Flatpak Form18 Jun 2017
Steam Direct Now Available For More Easily Getting Games On Steam13 Jun 2017
Connor Abbott Is Valve's Latest Linux Graphics Driver Developer08 Jun 2017
Steam Linux Usage Ticks Up Slightly For May01 Jun 2017
Steam Beta Update Fixes Long-Standing Linux VR Annoyance31 May 2017
Valve Eyeing "Exclusive GPU Access" To Boost SteamVR Linux Performance31 May 2017
SteamVR Home Now Works Under Linux25 May 2017
SteamOS 2.115 Switches From AMDGPU-PRO To AMDGPU+RadeonSI22 May 2017
Valve Puts The Steam Controller & Steam Link Back On Sale11 May 2017

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VIA
OpenChrome Maintainer Making Some Progress On VIA DRM Driver25 Sep 2016
OpenChrome Driver Continues To Get Fixed Up, New Version Next Month10 Aug 2016
OpenChrome 0.5 Has Working Support For Multiple Monitors06 Jul 2016
VIA OpenChrome Driver Has A Roadmap, But Only One Developer27 May 2016
OpenChrome 0.4.0 DDX Driver Revives VIA Open-Source x86 Graphics01 Apr 2016
OpenChrome 0.4 Coming For Letting Open-Source VIA Support Live On29 Mar 2016
VIA OpenChrome X.Org Driver Getting Ready For First Release In Over Two Years14 Feb 2016
Someone Wants To Step Up To Take Over The VIA OpenChrome Driver02 Feb 2016
VIA OpenChrome KMS Support Might Be Revived With Mainline Ambitions12 Dec 2015
VIA Rolls Out Fanless, Ruggedized PC Powered By Quad-Core x86 Eden CPU13 Aug 2015

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Virtualization
With Linux 4.12, Clouds/VMs Backed By NVMe Storage Should Be Much Faster17 Jun 2017
VirtualBox DRM/KMS Graphics Driver Being Prepped For Mainline Kernel09 Jun 2017
Xen PV Calls Backend Being Worked On For Linux Kernel20 May 2017
NetBSD Looking To Improve QEMU Support17 May 2017
A Variety Of KVM Changes For Linux 4.12, Supports MIPS Hardware Virtualization08 May 2017
Xen In Linux 4.12 Picks Up 9pfs Front-End Driver04 May 2017
Bareflank Hypervisor 1.1 Brings Windows Support03 May 2017
Jailhouse 0.7 Hypervisor Released02 May 2017
QEMU Is Interested In Vulkan Guest Support "Vulkan-ize Virgl"20 Mar 2017
QEMU 2.9 Is Being Prepped With New Functionality15 Mar 2017

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Vulkan
OpenCL-Over-Vulkan Could Be Here Soon21 Jun 2017
VK9 Now Has Fullscreen Support For Direct3D-Over-Vulkan & More20 Jun 2017
There Is A Vulkan Renderer In Development For Qt 3D10 Jun 2017
Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan Reaches New Milestones, Now Uses GLSLC Compiler10 Jun 2017
The State Of Vulkan For Qt 5.1006 Jun 2017
RADV Vulkan Driver Has Patches For Radeon RX Vega Support05 Jun 2017
Vulkan 1.0.51 Released05 Jun 2017
The Git Repository For The Vulkan Software Renderer In Development01 Jun 2017
Khronos UK's Vulkan Slides/Videos Now Available31 May 2017
Khronos UK Video Livestream Today About Vulkan25 May 2017

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Wayland
Libinput 1.8 Switches To Meson As Its Primary Build System18 Jun 2017
Weston Debug Protocol Proposed For Wayland03 Jun 2017
Wayland's XDG-Shell Preparing For Stable24 May 2017
Igalia Making Progress On Improving Chromium Wayland23 May 2017
Samsung/Enlightenment Experiment With Wayland In A Widget20 May 2017
Westfield: Wayland For HTML5/JavaScript11 May 2017
Skylane: A Wayland Implementation In Rust, Part of Perceptia Project04 May 2017
Sway Wayland Compositor Adding Proprietary NVIDIA Driver Support30 Apr 2017
April Fools' Or Should Wayland Switch Away From Using C?02 Apr 2017
More Details On The Proposed Inputfd Protocol For Wayland02 Apr 2017

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WINE
Wine-Staging 2.10 Released With macOS Preloader13 Jun 2017
Wine 2.10 Released With Initial Android Graphics Driver09 Jun 2017
More Android Code Had Been Landing In Wine02 Jun 2017
Wine-Staging 2.9 Released, Supports D3D11 Pipeline Stats & Better Anti-Cheat Support30 May 2017
Wine 2.9 Adds Direct3D Tessellation Shader Support26 May 2017
Wine-Staging 2.8 Improves Fake DLLs16 May 2017
Wine 2.8 Brings Improved Direct3D Command Stream12 May 2017
Wine-Staging 2.7 Released With Latest Experimental Patches02 May 2017
Wine 2.7 Has HiDPI Improvements, Direct3D 11 Shader Work28 Apr 2017
Wine 2.0.1 Stable Update, 47 Fixes20 Apr 2017

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X.Org
The First Significant Update To DRI3 Proposed09 Jun 2017
X.Org XDC2017 Call for Papers On Linux Graphics & More07 Jun 2017
GLAMOR Updates Land In The X.Org Server, OpenGL ES Fallback18 May 2017
X.Org Is Looking For An XDC2018 Host11 May 2017
Better Driver Matching For X.Org Server 1.2010 May 2017
XWayland Picks Up Tablet Pad Support28 Apr 2017
Meson Support Has Landed In The X.Org Server27 Apr 2017
X.Org 2017 Election Results13 Apr 2017
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs Support06 Apr 2017
X.Org Members: The Foundation Needs YOUR Vote05 Apr 2017

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