Popular Topics Covered On Phoronix
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GNOME 3.16 is the H1'2015 update to the GNOME desktop stack.
Linux 3.18 is scheduled to be released in late 2014 as a major update to the Linux kernel.
Linux 3.19 is scheduled to be the first major Linux kernel release of 2015. The Linux 3.19 merge window opened in December 2014.
Ubuntu 15.04 is codenamed the Vivid Vervet.
Linux 4.1 is a major update to the Linux kernel and is due out by the summer of 2015.
Linux 3.20 is a significant kernel update following Linux 3.19 and to be released around the Q2'2015.
The X1 Carbon is a ThinkPad laptop/ultrabook manufactured by Lenovo. The third-gen X1 Carbon uses an Intel Broadwell processor and was released in early 2015.
Mesa 10.4 is a quarterly update to Mesa released in December 2014.
LLVM 3.6 is the first LLVM compiler infrastructure update in 2015. LLVM 3.6 uses C11 by default, features many x86 and ARM target improvements, further enhances the AMDGPU LLVM back-end, and has other features.
Vulkan is a new graphics API in development by the Khronos Group to succeed OpenGL. Vulkan will be supported by all major graphics vendors along with the SPIR-V intermediate representation.
Skylake is Intel's microarchitecture successor to Broadwell. The first Skylake processors are expected to be released in late 2015.
Mesa 10.5 is a major update to the Mesa 3D graphics library and was released in early 2015.
Virgil is an effort to provide 3D acceleration using Gallium3D for QEMU+KVM virtual machine guests.
AMDGPU is the name given to the AMD GPU LLVM back-end (formerly known as the R600 LLVM back-end) as well as a new DRM kernel driver for supporting newer hardware. The AMDGPU kernel driver is used by both the open-source Gallium3D user-space driver and the new (closed-source) Catalyst driver in user-space on Linux systems.
LXQt is a lightweight Qt-based desktop environment formed by the LXDE and Razor-Qt communities.
FreeBSD 10.1 is a significant update to the FreeBSD operating system.
X.Org Server 1.17
X.Org Server 1.17 was released in early 2015 as a significant update to the xorg-server with GLAMOR optimizations, integration of the xf86-video-modesetting, and other changes.
VC4 on Phoronix is the new Broadcom open-source Linux graphics driver stack for the Raspberry Pi. The VC4 driver work is led by Eric Anholt and consists of a DRM/KMS driver along with the mainline VC4 Gallium3D driver.
AMDKFD is the Linux kernel HSA driver for AMD APUs.
x.org server 1.18
phoronix test suite 5.6
Core i7 5960X
GeForce GTX 980
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