Popular Topics Covered On Phoronix
Here's a current look at some of the most popular open-source / Linux / hardware topics covered on Phoronix.
Linux 3.18 is scheduled to be released in late 2014 as a major update to the Linux kernel.
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 3.19 is scheduled to be the first major Linux kernel release of 2015. The Linux 3.19 merge window opened in December 2014.
GNOME 3.16 is the H1'2015 update to the GNOME desktop stack.
Linux 3.20 is a significant kernel update following Linux 3.19 and to be released around the Q2'2015.
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.
LXQt is a lightweight Qt-based desktop environment formed by the LXDE and Razor-Qt communities.
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.
Skylake is Intel's microarchitecture successor to Broadwell. The first Skylake processors are expected to be released in late 2015.
Ubuntu 15.04 is codenamed the Vivid Vervet.
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.
FreeBSD 10.1 is a significant update to the FreeBSD operating system.
Virgil is an effort to provide 3D acceleration using Gallium3D for QEMU+KVM virtual machine guests.
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.
Wayland 1.6 represents significant Wayland and Weston compositor advancements in 2014.
GCC 4.10 was renamed to GCC 5 and is the 2015 compiler update.
Kpatch is a technology developed by Red Hat for live-patching a running Linux kernel.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is a major update to the RHEL platform and was officially released in 2014.
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