Popular Topics Covered On Phoronix
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Linux 3.17 is a feature-rich update to the kernel that brings new drivers, performance optimizations, improved Intel Broadwell support, and other new capabilities with a release date expected in October of 2014.
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.
The Jetson TK1 is NVIDIA's reference development board for the Tegra K1 ARM SoC that initially features a quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU with Kepler graphics.
Mesa 10.3 is a very significant H2-2014 update to the open-source Mesa OpenGL library.
GNOME 3.16 is the H1'2015 update to the GNOME desktop stack.
OverlayFS is a Linux kernel file-system mainlined with Linux 3.18. OverlayFS is commonly used by Linux Live CD/USB systems.
Mesa 10.4 is a quarterly update to Mesa released in December 2014.
The multi-queue block layer is a modern advancement to the Linux kernel.
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.
Wayland 1.6 represents significant Wayland and Weston compositor advancements in 2014.
Skylake is Intel's microarchitecture successor to Broadwell. The first Skylake processors are expected to be released in late 2015.
GCC 4.10 was renamed to GCC 5 and is the 2015 compiler update.
Linux Mint 17
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.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is a major update to the RHEL platform and was officially released in 2014.
X.Org Server 1.17
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