Phoronix News Archive

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AMD
AMD SMCA Updates Land In Linux 5.17 For Future CPUs20 Jan 2022
Some Older AMD Systems Can Boot Faster On Linux 5.17+18 Jan 2022
AMD Prepares Linux Fix For Some Laptops Not Resuming From s2idle Suspend05 Jan 2022
AMD P-State Driver To Premiere In Linux 5.17 With Aim To Deliver Better Power Efficiency05 Jan 2022
AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Mobile CPUs Feature Microsoft's Pluton Security04 Jan 2022
The Most Exciting AMD Linux / Open-Source News Of 202129 Dec 2021
AMD Smart Trace Buffer Support Is Ready For Linux 5.1728 Dec 2021
AMD P-State v7 Driver Posted For Delivering Better Ryzen Efficiency In 202225 Dec 2021
New Linux Patches For AMD i2c Bus Sharing With The PSP23 Dec 2021
Linux 5.17 Will Add Ethernet Support For AMD Yellow Carp (Rembrandt)21 Dec 2021

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1297 Articles
Apple
The End-Of-Year 2021 State Of Linux On Apple's M1 SoC15 Dec 2021
More Apple Silicon M1 Bring-Up On The Way For Linux 5.1707 Dec 2021
Linux Can Boot On Apple's M1 Pro But More Work Remains02 Nov 2021
Apple Silicon GPIO Driver Queued Ahead Of Linux 5.1627 Oct 2021
Linux 5.16 To Support The 2021 Apple Magic Keyboard20 Oct 2021
Apple Silicon PCIe Driver Queued For Linux 5.1620 Oct 2021
Apple Announces The M1 Pro / M1 Max, Asahi Linux Starts Eyeing Their Bring-Up18 Oct 2021
Asahi Linux On The Apple M1: "Usable As A Basic Linux Desktop" Sans GPU Acceleration05 Oct 2021
Apple M1 USB Type-C Linux Support Code Sent Out For Testing18 Sep 2021
Apple M1 IOMMU Driver Merged For Linux 5.15, Intel Scalable Mode By Default04 Sep 2021

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72 Articles
Arch Linux
Arch Linux's Archinstall Preparing Better Btrfs Support, More Fixes03 Jan 2022
2021 Brought A Convenient Installer For Arch Linux, Powering The Steam Deck31 Dec 2021
Manjaro 21.2 Released With Better Btrfs Support, Linux 5.15 LTS Powered22 Dec 2021
Arch-Based EndeavourOS 21.4 Released With FSTRIM, Btrfs Zstd, PipeWire By Default03 Dec 2021
Archinstall 2.3 Released For Easily Installing Arch Linux25 Nov 2021
Arch Linux Installer Updated With Btrfs Subvolumes Support, Reworked Partitioning07 Nov 2021
Endeavour OS ISOs Updated With Better Btrfs Support, Pacman Parallel Downloads30 Aug 2021
Manjaro 21.1 Released With Better Btrfs Support, GNOME 40 Update17 Aug 2021
Manjaro 21.1 Bringing Enhanced Support For Btrfs, Automatic Backups29 Jul 2021
Archinstall 2.2 Released For Improving This Easy-To-Use Arch Linux Installer28 May 2021

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93 Articles
Arm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Sees Timely Support With The Mainline Linux 5.17 Kernel12 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 AArch64 Code Has SME Preparations, Adds KCSAN Support07 Jan 2022
LLVM/Clang Adds Support For ARMv9.3-A03 Jan 2022
ARMv8.8-A Support With New MOPS Instructions Ready For GCC 1214 Dec 2021
Arm Cortex-A710 Support Merged Into GCC 12 Compiler11 Nov 2021
GCC 12 Lands Support For -march=armv9-a09 Nov 2021
Linux 5.16 Arm SoC Changes Bring-Up The Snapdragon 690, Other Hardware04 Nov 2021
"Ampere-1" GCC Patch Posted For Ampere's Upcoming AArch64 Core Design02 Nov 2021
Arm Begins Adding Armv9 Support To The GNU Compiler Toolchain01 Oct 2021
Ampere Altra Max 128-Core CPU Is Priced Lower Than Flagship Xeon, EPYC CPUs30 Sep 2021

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261 Articles
BSD
GhostBSD 22.01.12 Released With Automatic Detection For Old AMD GPUs17 Jan 2022
DragonFlyBSD 6.2 Released With AMD Graphics Driver, Better HAMMER2, NVMM Hypervisor10 Jan 2022
DragonFlyBSD Now Has Working Support For Intel Whiskey Lake Graphics28 Dec 2021
helloSystem 0.7 Released With Big Improvements For This Leading Desktop BSD OS20 Dec 2021
FreeBSD 12.3 Released With Updated AMD & Networking Hardware, Password Protected ZIPs07 Dec 2021
FreeBSD Improving Boot Times, Adds Hole-Punching, Better Linux Binary Compatibility15 Nov 2021
DragonFlyBSD's makefs Adds Support For FAT28 Oct 2021
FreeBSD 12.3 Prepares For New Release Ahead Of Christmas, Beta Starts23 Oct 2021
OpenBSD 7.0 Released With RISC-V 64-bit Port, Better Apple Silicon Support14 Oct 2021
DragonFlyBSD 6.0.1 Released With AMD Zen 3 Temperature Monitoring, Fixes13 Oct 2021

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749 Articles
Clear Linux
Using Distrobox To Augment The Package Selection On Clear Linux, Other Distributions09 Jan 2022
Clear Linux Preparing To Move To GNOME 3.36, Dropping Their Desktop Customizations26 Apr 2020
Intel's Clear Linux To Divest From The Desktop, Focus On Server + Cloud Workloads23 Apr 2020
Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, VSCode Now Unofficially Available For Clear Linux03 Apr 2020
Is Clear Linux Just A Toy Distribution By Intel?18 Mar 2020
Intel's Clear Linux Has Code In Place To Begin Handling Proprietary Packages Like Chrome & Steam13 Mar 2020
F2FS Root File-System Support For Clear Linux Appears To Be Coming14 Feb 2020
Benchmarks Of Clear Linux's Native Kernel Against Current/Mainline/Preempt-RT Kernels08 Jan 2020
Clear Linux Set To Begin Offering EarlyOOM For Better Dealing With Memory Pressure08 Jan 2020
Clear Linux Saw New Features, New Desktop Installer + Increased Adoption In 201901 Jan 2020

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90 Articles
Coreboot
Another ASRock Sandy Bridge / Ivy Bridge Motherboard Ported To Open-Source Coreboot24 Dec 2021
Open-Source Firmware Conference 2021 Videos Now Available04 Dec 2021
Libreboot 20211122 Rebases Against Newer Coreboot, Drops "Very Bloated" TianoCore22 Nov 2021
Star Labs StarBook Mk V Support Upstreamed In Coreboot22 Nov 2021
Coreboot 4.15 Released With New System76 Laptops, More ASUS Motherboards10 Nov 2021
A Number Of System76 Laptop Coreboot Ports Reach Mainline03 Nov 2021
Coreboot Making Progress On Running More Of It In 64-bit Mode16 Jul 2021
ASRock Rack Has One Of The Best, Most Open-Source Firmware x86 Server Motherboards15 Jul 2021
Coreboot Is Ridding Its Need For Intel's FSP-T Blob25 Jun 2021
Another Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge Motherboard Now Works For Coreboot (ASUS P8Z77-V)14 Jun 2021

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226 Articles
Debian
Debian 11.2 Released With Updates For Bugs & Security Issues - Including Log4j18 Dec 2021
The Sad State Of Web Browser Support Currently Within Debian08 Dec 2021
Raspberry Pi OS Updated For Debian 11 Bullseye, Desktop Transitions To GTK3+Mutter08 Nov 2021
Devuan 4.0 Released As Debian 11 Without Systemd14 Oct 2021
Debian 11.1 Released With Initial Batch Of Fixes09 Oct 2021
Debian 11 "Bullseye" Released14 Aug 2021
Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 Released With Experimental Rump-Based Userland Disk Driver, Go Port14 Aug 2021
Debian 11 Is Releasing This Weekend With Many Improvements14 Aug 2021
Debian Improves Docs To Inform Users Their Systems Might Not Work Without Non-Free Firmware02 Aug 2021
Debian 11.0 "Bullseye" Gets An August Release Date23 Jul 2021

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368 Articles
Desktop
Firefox 95 vs. Chrome 97 Browser Performance On Linux06 Jan 2022
WirePlumber 0.4.6 Released For Managing PipeWire06 Jan 2022
Enlightenment 0.25 Released With Improvements To This Lightweight Window Manager27 Dec 2021
Lumina 1.6.2 Released For This BSD Licensed Qt-Powered Desktop26 Dec 2021
Arcan 0.6.1 Released With More Features Added To This Open-Source Display Stack23 Nov 2021
System76 Reportedly Developing Their Own Rust-Written Desktop, Not Based On GNOME07 Nov 2021
LXQt 1.0 Released For Lightweight Qt5 Desktop05 Nov 2021
Lumina Desktop 1.6.1 Released With Theme Improvements While Bigger Improvements Planned04 Oct 2021
Firefox 92 vs. Chrome 94 Browser Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux26 Sep 2021
HarfBuzz 3.0 Released With Unicode 14.0 Support, More APIs Considered Stable19 Sep 2021

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408 Articles
Fedora
Fedora Server 36 Could Make It Easier To Manage NFS & Samba File Sharing20 Jan 2022
GCC 12 + Glibc 2.35 Planned For Fedora 3608 Jan 2022
Fedora 36 Looking To Move Users Away From Legacy "ifcfg" Network Scripts06 Jan 2022
Fedora "DIGLIM" Feature Proposal Drawing Mixed Reactions02 Jan 2022
Fedora Had A Stellar 2021 & Continued Running At The Forefront Of Linux Innovations30 Dec 2021
Fedora 36 Looking To Change Its Default Fonts29 Dec 2021
Fedora 36 Planning To Use plocate As New "locate" Replacement14 Dec 2021
Fedora 36 To Support OSTree Native Containers / CoreOS Layering13 Dec 2021
Fedora 36 Planning To Run Wayland By Default With NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver07 Dec 2021
Fedora 36 Establishing ELN-Extras, Fedora 37 To Retire ARMv707 Dec 2021

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1059 Articles
Free Software
Apache Hop Hops To Top-Level Project Status19 Jan 2022
Mumble 1.4 Released For Open-Source Voice Chat16 Jan 2022
OpenRGB 0.7 Released With Many More Devices Supported, Improved Settings30 Dec 2021
LuxCoreRender 2.6 Released For This Great Open-Source, Physically Based Renderer26 Dec 2021
KiCad 6.0 Release Imminent As A Leading Open-Source Circuit Board CAD Program25 Dec 2021
Darktable 3.8 Released For This Great Open-Source Alternative To Adobe Lightroom24 Dec 2021
Polychromatic 0.7.3 Released With New Razer Device Support, 8000Hz Polling23 Dec 2021
GIMP 2.10.30 Released With Better Adobe PSD Support, Improved Portals Integration21 Dec 2021
Zstd 1.5.1 Released With Even More Performance Improvements21 Dec 2021
FSF Adopts A Board Member Agreement, Code of Ethics For Board Members16 Dec 2021

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1730 Articles
General
The LLVM Codebase Is Moving Past C++11 This Year, Likely To C++1423 Jan 2019
FP64 Support Finally Lands In Mesa Git For Intel Haswell03 Jan 2017

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2 Articles
GNOME
GNOME 42 Alpha Released With A Lot Of GTK4 Porting, Other Improvements17 Jan 2022
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Aiming For GNOME 42, Avoiding GTK4 Where Possible13 Jan 2022
GNOME Shell & Mutter Prepare For GNOME 42 Alpha With Exciting Improvements12 Jan 2022
GNOME On Wayland Lands Improved Handling For Direct Scanout Support08 Jan 2022
GNOME 42 Lands DMA-BUF Feedback Support For Better Multi-GPU, Proper Direct Scanout05 Jan 2022
Libadwaita 1.0 Released For Kicking Off A New Year Of GNOME App Development31 Dec 2021
GNOME's Mutter Lands Some Fixes For Hybrid Laptop Graphics Crashes23 Dec 2021
GNOME's Wayland Session Shows Potential For Better Battery Life Than With X.Org23 Dec 2021
An Optimization Proposed For GNOME + NVIDIA On High Refresh Rate Displays16 Dec 2021
GNOME 42 To Finally Allow Input Events To Happen Full-Rate09 Dec 2021

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1161 Articles
GNU
GCC 12 Moves On To Stage 4 Development With Many New Compiler Features17 Jan 2022
GCC 12 Ready To Help Fend Off Trojan Source Attacks16 Jan 2022
GCC 12 Shifting To Stage 4 Development - No Sign Of AMD Zen 4 Support12 Jan 2022
GNU Linux-libre 5.16 Brings More Firmware Cleansing, Deblobbing10 Jan 2022
GCC 12 Adds Support For Using The Mold Linker29 Dec 2021
GNU Jami Taranis Released For Free Software Conferencing, Peer-To-Peer Communication24 Dec 2021
Glibc 2.35 Bringing Improved Huge Pages Handling, New Tunable15 Dec 2021
Restartable Sequences "RSEQ" Support Returning To GNU C Library10 Dec 2021
Loongson Posts Patch Series For Bringing Up LoongArch In GCC Compiler27 Nov 2021
Linux Prepares Straight Line Speculation "SLS" Mitigation For x86/x86_64 CPUs18 Nov 2021

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931 Articles
Google
Google Rolls Chrome 98 Into Beta With COLRv1 Font Support10 Jan 2022
Chrome 97 Released With WebTransport API04 Jan 2022
Google Posts Open Profile For DICE Linux Driver, Forwards Firmware Secrets To User-Space08 Dec 2021
Chrome 97 Beta Released With WebTransport API, HDR Media Queries18 Nov 2021
Google Releases Chrome 96 With Back-Forward Cache Enabled For The Desktop15 Nov 2021
Google Rolls Out ClusterFuzzLite For Easy-To-Use, Continuous Fuzzing11 Nov 2021
Google Makes Some Major Changes To Summer of Code 2022 - No Longer Limited To Students10 Nov 2021
Google Will Now Pay $31,337 To $50,337 For New Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities01 Nov 2021
Google Continues Work On User-Managed Concurrency Groups For Linux24 Oct 2021
Chrome 96 Beta Begins Preparing For Chrome 100, Adds Priority Hints Feature21 Oct 2021

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492 Articles
Hardware
Linux 5.17 Lands Fix For Hanging If Ejecting A Broken Floppy22 Jan 2022
Nintendo GameCube / Wii / Wii U Get Real-Time Clock Driver With Linux 5.1721 Jan 2022
Platform Firmware Runtime Update & Telemetry Feature Submitted For Linux 5.1717 Jan 2022
Some Tablets/Convertibles With Linux 5.17 Will Now Have Working Pen Support17 Jan 2022
Developer Steps Up Wanting To Maintain Linux's FBDEV Subsystem16 Jan 2022
PCI Changes For Linux 5.17 Bring Intel Raptor Lake IDs, Apple PCIe Clock Gating15 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Mainlines Support For More Obsolete MIPS-Based Wireless Routers14 Jan 2022
Fwupd 1.7.4 Supports More Hardware For Firmware Updating On Linux13 Jan 2022
Linux Kernel Patches Posted For Bringing Up Tesla's Full Self-Driving SoC13 Jan 2022
CXL Memory Hotplug Support Ready To Plug Into Linux 5.1712 Jan 2022

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1842 Articles
Intel
A Look At Alder Lake Against Older CPUs Going Back To Sandy Bridge, Kaveri21 Jan 2022
Intel Linux Driver Adds New DG2 "G12" Graphics Variant20 Jan 2022
Intel's Unaccepted Memory Support Updated For Substantially Faster Booting Of TDX VMs20 Jan 2022
Intel Media Driver 22 Debuts With Alchemist / ATS-M Support, ADL-N19 Jan 2022
Intel ISPC 1.17 Compiler Released With Xe HPG, PS5 & AMD Zen Support15 Jan 2022
Intel's Linux Graphics Driver Continues With Multi-Tile Preparations14 Jan 2022
Intel Arc DG2 "Alchemist" Added For Mesa 22.0 But Code Disabled For Now13 Jan 2022
One-Line Patch To Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver Can Help Modern Games By A Few Percent12 Jan 2022
Intel Lands 20~40% Performance Optimization For Arc Graphics In Mesa 22.011 Jan 2022
Intel Announces New Leader Of Client Computing Group10 Jan 2022

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2245 Articles
KDE
KDE's Very Busy Week From 15 Minute Bugs To Plasma Wayland Fixes22 Jan 2022
KDE's 15-Minute Bug Initiative Gets Underway19 Jan 2022
KDE Caps Off Plasma 5.24 Beta Week With More Wayland Fixes15 Jan 2022
KDE Plasma 5.24 Beta Released With Better Wayland Support13 Jan 2022
KDE Kicks Off 2022 With New Feature Work08 Jan 2022
KDE Gets A 2022 Roadmap - Plasma Wayland To Shine, Updated Breeze Icons03 Jan 2022
KDE Ends 2021 With More Plasma Wayland Fixes, Root File Operations For Dolphin01 Jan 2022
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Achieves Better Battery Life Than With X.Org27 Dec 2021
KDE's Bug Fixes & Other Desktop Enhancements For Christmas25 Dec 2021
Krita 5.0 Released With Big Improvements For Open-Source Digital Painting / 2D Animation23 Dec 2021

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1116 Articles
LibreOffice
LibreOffice Sees New Activity For Compiling To WebAssembly19 Jan 2022
LibreOffice 7.3 RC1 Available For Testing This Open-Source Office Suite27 Dec 2021
LibreOffice 7.3 Beta Released With More Improvements For Microsoft Office Files01 Dec 2021
LibreOffice 7.3 Alpha 1 Tagged With More Open-Source Office Suite Improvements30 Oct 2021
LibreOffice Lands Initial Code For Qt6 Toolkit Support29 Sep 2021
LibreOffice 7.2 Community Released For This Leading Open-Source Office Suite19 Aug 2021
LibreOffice 7.2 RC1 Released Ahead Of Official Debut Next Month13 Jul 2021
OpenDocument Format 1.3 Approved As OASIS Standard24 Jun 2021
LibreOffice 7.2 Beta Arrives With Initial Command Pop-Up HUD, Better Performance18 Jun 2021
LibreOffice 7.2 Alpha 1 Released For This Open-Source Office Suite25 May 2021

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156 Articles
Linux Events
RISC-V Summit 2021 - High Performance Processors, Other Interesting Talks09 Dec 2021
Linux Foundation Expects Revenues Of $177 Million This Year07 Dec 2021
DebConf21 Kicks Off Online For Annual Debian Conference24 Aug 2021
IWOCL + SYCLcon 2021 Slides/Videos Published For Lots Of OpenCL, SYCL Technical Talks29 Apr 2021
FOSDEM Online 2021 Is Happening This Weekend06 Feb 2021
Linux App Summit 2020 Videos Now Available From Steam/Valve To GNOME Circle14 Nov 2020
OpenPOWER Summit 2020 Was This Week With Many Interesting Hardware/Software Talks20 Sep 2020
Automotive Grade Linux Has Large Presence At CES 202008 Jan 2020
Some Of The Interesting Open-Source Projects For Outreachy's Winter 2019 Round07 Dec 2019
Open Source Firmware Conference 2019 Videos Posted04 Dec 2019

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79 Articles
Linux Gaming
Cemu Emulator Plans For 2022 With Going Open-Source, Aiming For Linux Support15 Jan 2022
Godot 3.5 Beta 1 Brings Async Shader Compilation & Caching13 Jan 2022
LatencyFleX Is An Open-Source, Vendor-Agnostic Alternative To NVIDIA Reflex05 Jan 2022
Steam On Linux Ended 2021 At 1.11% Marketshare03 Jan 2022
Mesa's RADV Driver Lands Workaround For Flickering Issue With F1 202101 Jan 2022
OBS Studio 27.2 Beta Brings SVT-AV1 Support, Official Flatpak Support30 Dec 2021
Ogre 2.3 Released With Vulkan Render Support, Other Engine Updates24 Dec 2021
SuperTux 0.6.3 Brings In-Game Improvements, WebAssembly Support22 Dec 2021
Unigine 2.15 Continues As One Of The Most Beautiful Engines, Vulkan Still W.I.P.18 Dec 2021
Ubisoft Is Hiring A Linux Developer For An "Unannounced Project" But Don't Get Too Excited13 Dec 2021

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1829 Articles
Linux Kernel
Linux 5.17-rc1 Released A Little Bit Early But With Shiny New Features23 Jan 2022
More Intel Raptor Lake Additions Arrive In Time For Linux 5.1721 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Making It Easier To Build A Kernel With All The Shiny Debug Features20 Jan 2022
Folio Improvements For Linux 5.17, Large Folio Patches Posted18 Jan 2022
Rust For Linux Kernel Patches Revised With Upgraded Rust Toolchain, Build Improvements17 Jan 2022
New Xilinx Drivers, GNSS Reciver USB Driver & Habana Labs Updates Land In Linux 5.1716 Jan 2022
Page Table Check Feature Merged For Linux 5.17 To Help Fight Memory Corruption16 Jan 2022
Initial Sound Open Firmware Support For AMD Hardware Comes With Linux 5.1715 Jan 2022
USB Changes For Linux 5.17: Overdue Xen pvUSB To DWC3 Multi-Stream Transfer14 Jan 2022
Linux Preparing To Finally Remove Support For The a.out Format13 Jan 2022

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2891 Articles
Linux Networking
The Networking Changes For Linux 5.17 Are Very Exciting10 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Picking Up Support For New NVIDIA Spectrum-4 Network ASIC07 Jan 2022
Linux Patches Posted For Enabling WiFi On Apple M1/T2 Platforms26 Dec 2021
Intel's IWD Wireless Daemon Preparing WiFi DPP Support (Wi-Fi Easy Connect)22 Dec 2021
IO_uring Network Zero-Copy Transmit Continues Looking Great For Linux21 Dec 2021
IO_uring Network Zero-Copy Send Is Boasting Mighty Speed-Ups30 Nov 2021
Another Sizable Performance Optimization To Benefit Network Code With Linux 5.1723 Nov 2021
Linux 5.17 To Boast A Big TCP Performance Optimization16 Nov 2021
Linux 5.16 Networking Changes Are Quite Busy From New Drivers To Intel 100G Improvements02 Nov 2021
Realtek 802.11ax WiFi Driver "rtw89" Queued Ahead Of Linux 5.1616 Oct 2021

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204 Articles
Linux Security
x86 Straight Line Speculation CPU Mitigation Appears For Linux 5.1712 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Patch Can Help With Systemd-Less System Security, May Break Some Old Drivers04 Jan 2022
FGKASLR Is An Exciting Linux Kernel Improvement To Look Forward To In 202226 Dec 2021
x86 Straight-Line Speculation Mitigation On Track For Linux 5.1711 Dec 2021
Linux Fixes Spectre V1 SWAPGS Mitigation After Being Partially Borked Since Last Year05 Dec 2021
x86 Straight-Line Speculation Mitigation Patches Updated For Linux05 Dec 2021
FGKASLR Appears Closer To Mainline For Improving Linux Security03 Dec 2021
Google Proposes "Page Table Check" For Fighting Some Types Of Linux Memory Corruption17 Nov 2021
SELinux/LSM/Smack Controls + Auditing For IO_uring Comes With Linux 5.1603 Nov 2021
GCC & LLVM Patches Pending To Fend Off Trojan Source Attacks01 Nov 2021

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217 Articles
Linux Storage
F2FS With Linux 5.17 Makes Some Performance Improvements19 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Lands Big Rewrite To FS-Cache & CacheFiles Driver Code13 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17: Quicker Mount Times For XFS, Few New Features For EXT412 Jan 2022
Btrfs Seeing Nice Performance Improvements For Linux 5.1710 Jan 2022
EXT4 Finally Picking Up Support For The Common Get/Set Label Ioctls06 Jan 2022
MDADM 4.2 Released For Managing Linux Software RAID03 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 To Replace SHA1 With BLAKE2s For Faster & More Secure "Random"30 Dec 2021
FUSE Introducing Per-File DAX Option With Linux 5.1719 Dec 2021
Micron HSE 2.1 Open-Source Storage Engine Released17 Dec 2021
EXT4 Prepared To Switch To Linux's New Mount API13 Dec 2021

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702 Articles
LLVM
BOLT Merged Into LLVM To Optimize Binaries For Faster Performance11 Jan 2022
LLVM Enjoyed Record Growth In 2021, Many Exciting Compiler Advancements02 Jan 2022
LLVM Clang Lands Initial SPIR-V Toolchain Support23 Dec 2021
LLVM's HIPSPV Coming Together For AMD HIP To SPIR-V For OpenCL Execution20 Dec 2021
China's Loongson Looks To Mainline LoongArch Support In LLVM17 Dec 2021
LLVM Working On "HIPSPV" So AMD HIP Code Can Turn Into SPIR-V And Run On OpenCL14 Dec 2021
BOLT Close To Merging Into LLVM For Optimizing Performance Of Binaries09 Dec 2021
Intel, Arm & Khronos Feel Ready to Land SPIR-V Backend Within LLVM08 Dec 2021
LLVM Now Has "Official" Support For Targeting NEC's Vector Engine (VE)07 Dec 2021
LLVM Clang 14 Lands An "Amazing" Performance Optimization06 Dec 2021

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667 Articles
LVFS
LVFS Activity Going Wild Ahead Of New Security Disclosure Requiring Firmware Update18 Jan 2022
Fwupd 1.7.3 Released With Support For Nordic Semi nRF Secure Hardware13 Dec 2021
Linux Vendor Firmware Service Serves Up 40 Millionth Download01 Dec 2021
FWUPD Linux Firmware Updater Prepares "Best Known Configuration" Feature29 Nov 2021
FWUPD 1.7.2 Released With Fixes, Faster & Smaller Daemon19 Nov 2021
FWUPD 1.7.1 Adds Support For Firmware Updates On More Devices01 Nov 2021
FWUPD 1.7 Released With Supporting More Hardware For Firmware Updates On Linux06 Oct 2021
LVFS Serves Up 2+ Million Firmware Downloads In The Past Month17 Sep 2021
FWUPD 1.6.2 Released With Exciting Improvements For Hardware Firmware Updates On Linux02 Aug 2021
Linux's FWUPD Expands Poly High-End Web Camera Support31 Jul 2021

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45 Articles
Mesa
Mesa 22.0 Gets RADV Ray-Tracing Performance Boost By Using Wave32 Mode21 Jan 2022
Zink OpenGL-on-Vulkan Now Offers Broader OpenGL Coverage Than RadeonSI, Intel20 Jan 2022
VMware's SVGA Gallium3D Driver Lands OpenGL 4.3 Support In Mesa 22.019 Jan 2022
Intel's Former Vulkan Driver Lead Dev Lands Great Role For Improving Linux Graphics17 Jan 2022
Open-Source Raspberry Pi Graphics Drivers Add Double Buffer Mode14 Jan 2022
Mesa's "Copper" Is A Step Closer To Being Brazed14 Jan 2022
Mesa 22.0 Pushed Back By Three Weeks13 Jan 2022
Radeon RADV Optimizations In Mesa 22.0 Improve PRIME/Hybrid GPU Performance11 Jan 2022
It's 2022 But AMD's Open-Source OpenGL Driver Isn't Done Being Optimized05 Jan 2022
Zink Working On Sparse Textures, Other Improvements To Kick Off 202205 Jan 2022

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2075 Articles
Microsoft
Microsoft's Director of OS Security Gets Coreboot Playing Nicely With Windows 1118 Jan 2022
Microsoft To Acquire Activision Blizzard18 Jan 2022
Microsoft Reworks The "DXGKRNL" Driver It Wants To Get Into The Linux Kernel13 Jan 2022
Microsoft Lands D3D12 Compute Support In Mesa 22.011 Jan 2022
Microsoft Eyeing OpenGL Compute + GLES 3.1 For Its Mesa D3D12 Backend07 Jan 2022
This Year Microsoft Embraced eBPF, Debuted CBL-Mariner, Continued With WSL Features31 Dec 2021
Microsoft's Mesa D3D12 Gallium3D Code Adds Support For OpenGL SSBOs28 Dec 2021
Microsoft Releases Updated CBL-Mariner Linux Distribution17 Dec 2021
Microsoft To Make Windows Terminal The Default Choice On Windows 1115 Dec 2021
Microsoft Releases Performance Tools For Linux/Android08 Dec 2021

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266 Articles
Mozilla
Firefox Gets AV1 VA-API Acceleration Sorted Out18 Jan 2022
Firefox 96 Yields Less Load On The Main Thread, WebP Encoder For Canvas11 Jan 2022
Firefox 95 Ready With RLBox Sandboxing Across All Platforms06 Dec 2021
Firefox 94.0 Released With Linux Build Using EGL For Better Performance, Power Savings02 Nov 2021
Firefox 94 To Start Using EGL On Linux - Better Performance, Lower Power Use30 Oct 2021
Firefox 93 Primed For Release With AVIF Image Support, Canonical Managing Official Snap05 Oct 2021
Firefox 92 Beta Takes Flight With AVIF Image Support12 Aug 2021
Thunderbird 91 Released With Big Improvements For This Open-Source Mail Client11 Aug 2021
Firefox 91 Released As New ESR Base, HTTPS First Policy For Private Mode10 Aug 2021
Thunderbird 91 Is Flying Soon As First Major Mail Client Update In A Year08 Aug 2021

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364 Articles
Multimedia
FFmpeg 5.0 Aims To Be An LTS Release17 Jan 2022
JACK2 1.9.20 Released With Official FreeBSD Support16 Jan 2022
FFmpeg 5.0 Released For This Popular, Open-Source Multimedia Library14 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 To Introduce Cirrus CS35L41 HD Audio Codec Driver09 Jan 2022
PipeWire 0.3.43 Released With Many Fixes05 Jan 2022
Avidemux 2.8 Released For This Simple, Open-Source Video Editor28 Dec 2021
PipeWire 0.3.41 Offers Improved Flatpak & JACK Compatibility, Apple AirPlay Streaming13 Dec 2021
Experimental FFmpeg Code For Vulkan Acceleration18 Nov 2021
PipeWire 0.3.40 Released With Better JACK Compatibility11 Nov 2021
Rav1e 0.5 Brings More Speed-Ups For This Rust AV1 Encoder07 Nov 2021

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499 Articles
Nouveau
Nouveau Lights Up The NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU Open-Source Support18 Nov 2021
Open-Source Driver Flips On OpenGL ES 3.1 For Select NVIDIA GeForce 200 Series GPUs07 Jun 2021
Nouveau Working On Bringing Up Some OpenGL Compute Shader Support For NV50 Era GPUs01 May 2021
Nouveau With Linux 5.12 Has ~5k L.O.C. Change In Preparing For Ampere12 Feb 2021
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Sent In For Linux 5.1229 Jan 2021
Open-Source "Nouveau" Driver Now Supports NVIDIA Ampere - But Without 3D Acceleration14 Jan 2021
Open-Source NVIDIA Support For Recent GPUs Is Poor But Now You Can Fake It For Testing12 Jan 2021
Nouveau Sees Fix To Properly Handle Mini DP Connectors - Avoids GNOME Mutter Crashing30 Dec 2020
Nouveau NVC0 Shader Disk Cache Lands For Speeding Up Game Load Times25 Aug 2020
Nouveau Changes For Linux 5.9 Bring Fixes, Prep For Future Improvements24 Jul 2020

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443 Articles
NVIDIA
NVIDIA Releases Quake II RTX 1.6 With Support For AMD FidelityFX FSR21 Jan 2022
KDE Enjoys Improvement For Much Better NVIDIA Wayland GBM Experience19 Jan 2022
NVIDIA CUDA 11.6 Brings Convenient "-arch=native", Defaults To New "GSP" Driver Mode18 Jan 2022
NVIDIA 510.39.01 Linux Beta Brings Vulkan Dynamic Rendering, AV1 VDPAU Decode & More11 Jan 2022
NVIDIA Announces The GeForce RTX 3050, RTX 3090 Ti04 Jan 2022
Experimental VA-API Implemented Over NVIDIA's NVDEC - Allows Firefox Video Acceleration04 Jan 2022
NVIDIA NVDEC Video Decode Support Sent Out For Linux 5.17, Better Power Management17 Dec 2021
Several Older NVIDIA Tegra Powered Tablets To Be Supported By Linux 5.1726 Nov 2021
NVIDIA's Open-Source Image Scaling SDK 1.0 Released25 Nov 2021
NVIDIA 470.62.12 Vulkan Beta Driver For Linux Updates Video Support17 Nov 2021

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973 Articles
Operating Systems
Genode OS Planning For WireGuard, Mobile Usability With The PinePhone20 Jan 2022
Gentoo Linux Packages Up AMD ROCm, Makes Progress On RISC-V, LTO+PGO Python08 Jan 2022
Joshua Strobl Steps Down From The Solus Project02 Jan 2022
Astounding Progress Made In Porting Wine To Haiku For Running Windows Software01 Jan 2022
CentOS Linux 8 Reaches End-Of-Life31 Dec 2021
ReactOS 0.4.14 "Open-Source Windows" OS Brings Many Improvements18 Dec 2021
System76 Releases Pop!_OS 21.1014 Dec 2021
OpenSolaris/Illumos-Derived OpenIndiana 2021.10 Released With Better Hardware Support06 Dec 2021
Genode OS 21.11 Now Has Working Intel Gen9+ Graphics, Better PinePhone Support04 Dec 2021
NixOS 21.11 Released But Its Own Package Manager Is Left Behind Due To Regressions01 Dec 2021

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Oracle
Oracle Releases GraalVM 21.3 With Java 17 Support, Other Enhancements19 Oct 2021
Java 17 / OpenJDK 17 Hits GA With Maturing Vector API, Removal Planned For Applet API14 Sep 2021
Maple Tree v2 Patches For The Linux Kernel - 13~840% Faster For Malloc Threads Test Case17 Aug 2021
Oracle Sends Out Newest Patches For Trenchboot / Secure Launch For The Linux Kernel09 Aug 2021
GraalVM 21.2 Released With New Optimizations, Better Linux AArch64 Support21 Jul 2021
Oracle Sends Out Latest Linux Patches So Trenchboot Can Securely Launch The Kernel19 Jun 2021
Solaris 11.4 SRU33 Released - Finally Delivers Valgrind, jQuery, VirtIO Guest Support19 May 2021
Oracle Continues Working On The Maple Tree For The Linux Kernel09 May 2021
GraalVM 21.1 Released With Experimental Java 16 Support, Many Performance Improvements21 Apr 2021
Oracle Releases UEK R6U2 Kernel With New Slab Memory Controller31 Mar 2021

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Phoronix
Happy New Year & A Wrap On 202131 Dec 2021
Happy Holidays / Merry Christmas From Phoronix & Preparing For 202224 Dec 2021
Alder Lake, Kernel Optimizations & Steam Deck Happenings That Excited Linux Fans30 Nov 2021
Linux I/O Optimizations, AMD Improvements, NVIDIA GBM Excited Linux Users Last Month01 Nov 2021
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Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August01 Sep 2021
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson 3A5000 Made For An Exciting July01 Aug 2021
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made For An Exciting June30 Jun 2021
Phoronix Turns 17 Years Old, Covering The Linux Hardware Scene Daily05 Jun 2021
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Phoronix Test Suite
OpenBenchmarking.org In 2021 By The Numbers01 Jan 2022
Phoronix Test Suite 10.8 Released With Many Improvements For Open-Source Benchmarking26 Dec 2021
Phoronix Test Suite 10.6 Released With Various Improvements For Linux Benchmarking10 Oct 2021
New/Updated Benchmarks For June From GravityMark To L4D2 Vulkan, Updated Neural Networks03 Jul 2021
New + Updated Benchmarks For May 2021 - Now At 661 Tests, ~36d19h Average Total Runtime02 Jun 2021
New, Updated Benchmarks For April From WRF To Chia + Xmrig02 May 2021
Many New/Updated Benchmarks For March With New SDR/Radio Tests, More Code Compilation28 Mar 2021
Vulkan Ray-Tracing Along With Other New/Updated Benchmarks For February28 Feb 2021
Phoronix Test Suite 10.2.2 Released For Automated Open-Source Benchmarking17 Feb 2021
Phoronix Test Suite 10.2.1 Released For Open-Source Automated Benchmarking02 Feb 2021

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Premium
The Phoronix Premium Thanksgiving / Black Friday 2021 Special26 Nov 2021
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Phoronix 2020 Black Friday Reminders27 Nov 2020
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Programming
Mold 1.0.2 Released For This High Performance Linker23 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 Picks Up A Real-Time Analysis Tool17 Jan 2022
Mold 1.0.1 Released As Newest Version Of This High-Speed Linker31 Dec 2021
Ruby 3.1 Released With Speedy, Experimental In-Process JIT Compiler25 Dec 2021
Mold 1.0 Released As A Modern High-Speed Linker Alternative To GNU Gold, LLVM LLD21 Dec 2021
OpenBLAS 0.3.19 Released With Alder Lake & Sapphire Rapids Detection20 Dec 2021
Notcurses 3.0 Released For Adding "Bling" To Your Terminal Apps02 Dec 2021
Wasmer 2.1 WebAssembly Implementation Adds Virtual Filesystem, Lisp + Crystal Support01 Dec 2021
Julia 1.7 Released With Improved Threading Capabilities01 Dec 2021
RenderDoc 1.17 Released For This Leading Open-Source Graphics Debugging Tool27 Nov 2021

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Proprietary Software
DaVinci Resolve 16 Beta Video Editor Employing Deep Learning, GPU Accelerated Tools08 Apr 2019
Lightworks Video Editor Plans For A Busy 2019 But No Signs Of The Open-Source Version10 Jan 2019
Adobe Customer Care: There Hasn't Been Enough Demand For Linux10 Dec 2018
Lightworks 14.5 Video Editor Released With Same-Day Linux Support But Still No Source17 Oct 2018
DaVinci Resolve 15 Video/Effects Editor Released With Linux Support13 Aug 2018
A VR Developer's Thoughts On The Current Mess Of APIs & Hardware27 May 2018
Keeper Password Manager Launches New Linux Version26 Apr 2018
Vivaldi Web Browser Now Available For Linux ARM / Raspberry Pi05 Dec 2017
TeamViewer 13 Now Available For Linux As A Native 64-bit Port04 Dec 2017
Adobe Is Finally Ending Flash Support... In 202025 Jul 2017

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Qt
Qt Launches Digital Advertising Platform To Integrate Ads Into App UIs18 Jan 2022
Qt 6.3 Alpha Released With New Qt Quick Compiler For Commercial Customers14 Jan 2022
Qt Creator 6 Released For This C++ Focused IDE, Clangd Now Fully-Supported02 Dec 2021
Qt 6.2.1 Released With 200+ Bug Fixes27 Oct 2021
Qt Creator 6 Beta Released With Updated C++ Code Model, Binaries Built Against Qt 6.214 Oct 2021
Qt 6.2 LTS Released With Qt6 Now Aiming To Be Ready For Widespread Adoption30 Sep 2021
Qt 6.2 LTS Will Nearly Be At Feature Parity To Qt 5.1502 Sep 2021
Qt Creator 5.0 Released With Experimental Clangd Backend, Experimental Docker Builds26 Aug 2021
Qt Creator 5.0 Nears With New Features12 Aug 2021
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Radeon
Linux 5.17 Adds GPU Recovery Support For AMD Rembrandt APUs21 Jan 2022
Radeon AOMP 14.0-1 Released Along WIth New GPUOpen Tool Updates20 Jan 2022
AMDVLK 2022.Q1.1 Released With Radeon RX 6500 XT Support19 Jan 2022
AMD Radeon Open-Source OpenGL Driver Expands Its Sparse Texture Capabilities18 Jan 2022
Radeon Linux Driver Adds Option To Limit Number Of Enabled CUs05 Jan 2022
Mesa's Radeon Vulkan Driver Lands Experimental Mesh Shaders31 Dec 2021
Better AMD Radeon VCE Video Encode Performance Coming To Linux30 Dec 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q4.3 Released To Fix Poor Wayland Performance27 Dec 2021
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 21.Q4 Linux Driver Released17 Dec 2021
AMD Radeon GPU Driver Code Sees More Fixes For Linux 5.1717 Dec 2021

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Red Hat
Red Hat / Fedora Anaconda Installer Shifting To A Web Based UI11 Jan 2022
Hyperscalers Have Been Making CentOS 9 Stream More Attractive With New Features10 Jan 2022
EPEL 9 Ready To Provide Extra Packages For RHEL 9, CentOS Stream 905 Dec 2021
CentOS Stream 9 Now Available To Live On The Bleeding-Edge Of RHEL903 Dec 2021
CentOS Linux 8 Updated Against RHEL 8.5 Before Going EOL16 Nov 2021
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0 Beta Released03 Nov 2021
Red Hat Is Hiring Another Linux Developer To Work On GPU Hardware Enablement12 Oct 2021
CentOS Kmods SIG Working On exFAT, WireGuard Additions05 Oct 2021
Red Hat Is Hiring So Linux Can Finally Have Good HDR Display Support17 Sep 2021
Red Hat Looking To Bolster EPEL03 Sep 2021

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RISC-V
Linux 5.17 Adds RISC-V sv48 Support For Being Able To Handle More Memory22 Jan 2022
SiFive Shifting Production Focus To Next-Gen HiFive Development Board21 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 RISC-V Allows Rebooting Without Needing Special Driver, HiFive Unmatched Improvements19 Jan 2022
Imagination Announces "Catapult" RISC-V CPU Family06 Dec 2021
SiFive Details New Performance P650 RISC-V Core02 Dec 2021
Open-Source FPGA-Based RISC-V GPGPU That Supports OpenCL 1.230 Nov 2021
RISC-V With Linux 5.16 Enabling Open-Source NVIDIA Driver As Part Of Default Kernel13 Nov 2021
GCC 12 Merges Initial Support For RISC-V's Bitmanip Extensions25 Oct 2021
SiFive Has A New RISC-V Core To Improve Performance By 50%, Outperform Cortex-A7821 Oct 2021
GNU Toolchain Begins Landing RISC-V Bitmanip/Zbs Instructions Support07 Oct 2021

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Standards
Khronos Establishing A Camera API Working Group19 Jan 2022
PCIe 6.0 Specification Released With 64 GT/s Transfer Speeds11 Jan 2022
OpenCL 3.0.10 Brings A Handful Of New Extensions19 Nov 2021
Khronos Prepares ANARI 1.0 API For Scalable 3D Data Visualization02 Nov 2021
Embedded DisplayPort 1.5 Specification Published28 Oct 2021
Vendors Including NVIDIA Talk Up New OpenCL Extensions For Vulkan Interop, NN Inference19 Oct 2021
OpenCL 3.0.9 Specification Released15 Oct 2021
PoCL 1.8 OpenCL Implementation Coming With LLVM 13 Support, Better SPIR-V On CUDA01 Oct 2021
Apple Patents Complicating W3C's Open Screen Protocol19 Aug 2021
Microsoft & Others Form The eBPF Foundation12 Aug 2021

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SUSE
(open)SUSE Announces D-Installer: Working On A Web-Based Distro Installer20 Jan 2022
SUSE Liberty Linux Announced For Mixed Linux Environments19 Jan 2022
openSUSE Leap 15.4 Alpha Builds Begin For Testing02 Dec 2021
openSUSE Leap ISOs To See Regular Respins For Integrating Latest Updates14 Oct 2021
SUSE Linux Enterprise / openSUSE Leap Pursuing x86_64-v2 Optimized Libraries16 Jun 2021
openSUSE FrontRunner Aims To Advance The Distro's Hardware Architecture Support08 Jun 2021
openSUSE Leap 15.3 Released - Built Using Same Binary Packages As SUSE Linux Enterprise02 Jun 2021
openSUSE Leap 15.3 RC Available For Testing28 Apr 2021
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Offering GNOME 4016 Apr 2021
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed's Very Busy Week With An Entire Rebuild, Latest KDE Packages21 Mar 2021

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systemd
Systemd Blasts Ahead With A Record Number Of Commits In 202128 Dec 2021
systemd 250 Released With A Huge Number Of New Features, Improvements23 Dec 2021
Systemd 250 Piles On Yet More Features With New Release Candidate20 Dec 2021
systemd 250 Is Coming For Christmas With A Boat Load Of New Features09 Dec 2021
Lennart: Linux Comes Up Short Around Disk Encryption, Authenticated Boot Security23 Sep 2021
systemd OOMD Maturing Nicely, Adds Support For User Services23 Sep 2021
Systemd 249 Released With New Option For Simple Whole-File-System A/B Updates07 Jul 2021
Systemd 249 Has Another Chance For Testing Before Release02 Jul 2021
Linux Developers Discuss A Global Counter For Block/Disk Changes27 Jun 2021
systemd 249-rc2 Released With New "ConditionOSRelease" Directive25 Jun 2021

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Ubuntu
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Planning To Stick With Linux 5.15 By Default14 Jan 2022
Canonical To Focus On A New, More Modular Snapcraft - Current Codebase Goes Legacy07 Jan 2022
Canonical Hiring For An Ubuntu Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager02 Jan 2022
Ubuntu Had A Great Year In Switching To Wayland, Continued Commercial Success30 Dec 2021
Ubuntu Developers Figuring Out Dual-Boot Changes Ahead Of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS19 Dec 2021
Canonical & Xilinx Team Up For Ubuntu On Adaptive SoCs14 Dec 2021
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS To Shift Its PPC64EL Baseline To POWER9 CPUs, Dropping POWER811 Dec 2021
Ubuntu Rethinking Its Initramfs Compression Strategy08 Dec 2021
Ubuntu Maker Canonical Planning To Vastly Improve Its Documentation17 Nov 2021
Proof-Of-Concept Work Brings systemd To Ubuntu WSL16 Nov 2021

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Valve
Valve Is Sponsoring More CI Testing For The Open-Source Radeon Linux Graphics Driver22 Jan 2022
DXVK 1.9.3 Released With NVIDIA DLSS Integration, Many Game Fixes11 Jan 2022
Valve's Steam Winter Sale Is Now Underway22 Dec 2021
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Adds Experimental Vulkan Support14 Dec 2021
Steam On Linux Marketshare Edges Tiny Bit Higher In November01 Dec 2021
Valve Posts Updated Steam Deck FAQs To Address More Community Questions29 Nov 2021
Proton 6.3-8 Released With More Windows Games Playable, Support For Some BattlEye Games24 Nov 2021
Valve Shares New Steam Deck Details, Proton Update Available For Testing12 Nov 2021
Steam Deck Release Pushed Back To February 202210 Nov 2021
It's Been 9 Years Since Valve Rolled Out The Steam Linux Beta06 Nov 2021

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VIA
Even In 2019, A Long Road Still For Getting The VIA OpenChrome Driver In Linux09 Jan 2019
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Go Through A GEM/TTM Code Rewrite05 Aug 2018
It's Still Going To Be Tough Getting The OpenChrome VIA KMS Driver In The Linux Kernel28 May 2018
VIA Joins In The AI Race, Linux/Android Support For Their New Developer Kit10 May 2018
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Work On New GEM/TTM Code, Regression Fixes12 Mar 2018
OpenChrome KMS Can Now Do Runtime Resolution Changes, Hopes To Go Mainline In 201811 Mar 2018
OpenChrome DRM Still Aiming For Mainline Kernel, But Initially Will Lack 2D Acceleration02 Mar 2018
OpenChrome DRM Continues To Be Developed, But It Didn't Make It Mainline This Year26 Dec 2017
OpenChrome DRM Still Being Ported To Newer Kernel, Lengthy Process25 Aug 2017
OpenChrome Still Pushing For DRM Kernel Driver, Updated DDX04 Aug 2017

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Virtualization
Cloud Hypervisor 21.0 Offers More Efficient Local Live Migration: 3s Down To 50ms23 Jan 2022
Linux 5.17 KVM Updates Deliver Intel AMX Support15 Jan 2022
libvirt 8.0 Virtualization API Released15 Jan 2022
Oracle Working On Multi-Threaded VFIO Page Pinning For ~10x Faster QEMU Initialization06 Jan 2022
Linux Kernel Preparing Support For A More Practical Virtual M68k Machine27 Dec 2021
Xen pvUSB Front-End Driver Coming For Linux 5.1717 Dec 2021
QEMU 6.2 Released With Intel SGX VM Support, Apple Silicon Compatible For macOS Hosts15 Dec 2021
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor Moving To The Linux Foundation - Backed By Arm, Microsoft08 Dec 2021
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 20 Released With CPU Pinning, Replacing Unsafe Rust Code03 Dec 2021
Xen 4.16 Released With Improved Performance, Expanded Hardware Support02 Dec 2021

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Vulkan
GravityMark 1.44 Released With Ray-Tracing Support16 Jan 2022
Google Has Been Quietly Developing "GFR" To Debug Vulkan GPU Hangs/Crashes05 Jan 2022
Vulkan 1.2.203 Released With Many Documentation Updates, New Extensions20 Dec 2021
GRVK 0.5 Gets Battlefield 4 Running With AMD's Mantle Over Vulkan API06 Dec 2021
Airlie Exploring Possibility Of VA-API On Top Of Vulkan Video24 Nov 2021
Vulkan 1.2.200 Released With Two New Extensions23 Nov 2021
Vulkan 1.2.199 Released With New Extension To Help VKD3D-Proton16 Nov 2021
New Vulkan Extension Proposed To Help In Emulating AMD's Old Mantle API16 Nov 2021
Vulkan Video Support Progressing For Open-Source Intel, AMD Radeon Hardware15 Nov 2021
Vulkan 1.2.197 Released With Dynamic Rendering Extension02 Nov 2021

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Wayland
Sway 1.7 Released With VR Headset DRM Leasing, Renames "--my-next-gpu-wont-be-nvidia"23 Jan 2022
Sway 1.7 Nears Release With Less Abrasive NVIDIA Option, Zero-Copy Direct Scanout09 Jan 2022
LABWC 0.4 Stacking Wayland Compositor Brings Fullscreen Mode, Drag & Drop01 Jan 2022
Sway 1.7-rc1 Has Better Zero-Copy Direct Scanout, Drops "--my-next-gpu-wont-be-nvidia"23 Dec 2021
WXRD Is A New Wayland Compositor Focused On XR/VR Use-Cases20 Dec 2021
Wayland's Weston 10 Alpha Brings Early Color Management Work, More Zero-Copy Scanout14 Dec 2021
Wayland 1.20 Released With Proper FreeBSD Support, Protocol Additions09 Dec 2021
Wayland Protocols 1.24 Released With Improvement To DMA-BUF Protocol For Multi-GPUs23 Nov 2021
Wayland 1.20 Alpha Released With Upstreamed FreeBSD Support, Autotools Nuked05 Nov 2021
XWayland Lands Another Performance Fix04 Nov 2021

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WINE
Wine 7.0 Released With Improved Theming, New WoW64 & Much More18 Jan 2022
Wine 7.0-rc6 Released With Another 47 Fixes14 Jan 2022
Wine 7.0-rc5 Released With Another 30 Bugs Fixed07 Jan 2022
Wine 7.0's Many Features From Better Theming To Improved HiDPI To New Joystick Driver07 Jan 2022
New Patches Help WineD3D Performance - Doubled FPS In Some Micro-Benchmarks04 Jan 2022
Wine 7.0-rc4 Released With Another 38 Fixes02 Jan 2022
Wine 7.0-rc3 Released With 22 More Fixes26 Dec 2021
CodeWeavers Planning For A Busy 2022 With VKD3D D3D12 For CrossOver22 Dec 2021
Wine 7.0-rc2 Released With 34 Fixes This Week17 Dec 2021
Wine 7.0-rc1 Released With Last Minute Changes10 Dec 2021

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X.Org
X.Org Foundation May Find A New Organization To Join21 Jan 2022
XWayland 22.1 RC1 Released With DRM Leasing, Other Improvements19 Jan 2022
XWayland 22.1 Planned For Release Next Month10 Jan 2022
X.Org Server 21.1.2 Released With Security Fixes, Back To Pretending All Displays Are 96 DPI15 Dec 2021
X.Org Server Hit By Its Latest Batch Of Security Vulnerabilities14 Dec 2021
XWayland Lands DRM Leasing Support To Handle VR Headsets07 Dec 2021
XWayland Adds Support For Touchpad Gestures05 Dec 2021
XWayland 21.1.3 Released With Support For NVIDIA's 495 Driver GBM08 Nov 2021
X.Org Server Bids Farewell To Autotools29 Oct 2021
X.Org Server 21.1 Released With Variable Rate Refresh In Modesetting Driver, Other Work27 Oct 2021

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