The Most Dominating Linux Stories Of Q3'2014

Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 29 September 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT. Add A Comment
With the third quarter ending tomorrow, here's a look at the top highlights from the past three months.

So far this quarter on Phoronix have been 675 original news stories and 66 featured articles and hardware reviews, 99% of which were written by your's truly.

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When it comes to the most popular Linux and open-source content over the past three months, the twelve most interesting news items included:

Uselessd: A Stripped Down Version Of Systemd

Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap

It's Now Possible To Play Netflix Natively On Linux Without Wine Plug-Ins

The Best Features Of Linux 3.16

New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd

The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office

Grand Theft Auto Running On Direct3D Natively On Linux Shows Gallium3D Potential

MicroXwin Creators Have A PC That Runs Debian & Android Together

Debian Switches Back To GNOME As Its Default Desktop

The New Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel

Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd

Meanwhile, for our big articles, the twelve most popular were:

Ubuntu With Linux 3.16 Smashes OS X 10.9.4 On The MacBook Air

My Core i7 5960X + MSI X99 Experience So Far: It's Smoking, Really

Intel Pentium G3258 On Linux

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive NVIDIA/AMD Benchmarks On Linux

Preview: Benchmarking CentOS 7.0 & Scientific Linux 7.0

Linux 3.16 File-System Tests On A Hard Drive

Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E On Linux

9-Way File-System Comparison With A SSD On The Linux 3.17 Kernel

EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17

AMD A10-7800 & A6-7400K APUs Run Great On Linux

A Tour Of The New Phoronix Office

Radeon Gallium3D Is Running Increasingly Well Against AMD's Catalyst Driver

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