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DragonFlyBSD's Meltdown Fix Causing More Slowdowns...   Operating Systems   07 Jan 2018
Running FreeBSD 12, TrueOS On AMD EPYC   Operating Systems   06 Dec 2017
The Latest In Our Massive Linux Benchmarking Setup -...   Computers   12 Nov 2017
Trying Out The BSDs & OpenIndiana On AMD EPYC +...   Operating Systems   10 Oct 2017
HAMMER2 Is Looking & Performing Good As The Future...   Operating Systems   13 Sep 2017
AMD EPYC 7601 + TYAN Transport SX TN70A-B8026 Arrives...   Computers   08 Sep 2017
Trying Out FreeBSD/TrueOS On The Xeon Scalable + Tyan...   Operating Systems   06 Sep 2017
Windows 10 WSL CPU Scaling Performance vs. Linux   Operating Systems   01 Aug 2017
Linux vs. BSD CPU Scaling Up To 20 Threads On The Core...   Operating Systems   28 Jul 2017
Benchmarks Of Solus vs. Other Linux Distributions...   Operating Systems   10 Apr 2017
Kicking Off April With An Eight-Way BSD/Linux...   Operating Systems   03 Apr 2017
Benchmarks & Trying Out DragonFlyBSD 4.8   Operating Systems   28 Mar 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.0 Released   Computers   07 Mar 2017
TrueOS & DragonFlyBSD Performance vs. Linux At The...   Operating Systems   26 Dec 2016
Linux Distributions vs. BSDs With netperf & iperf3...   Software   07 Dec 2016
FreeBSD 11.0 Comes Up Short In Ubuntu 16.04 vs. macOS...   Operating Systems   29 Sep 2016
MSI X99A Workstation Motherboard Runs Nicely On Linux   Motherboards   19 Sep 2016
TrueOS vs. DragonFlyBSD vs. GhostBSD vs. FreeBSD vs....   Operating Systems   10 Sep 2016
Trying Out Eight BSDs On A Modern PC: Some Are Smooth,...   Operating Systems   08 Sep 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On FreeBSD 11.0   Software   27 Aug 2016
Benchmarks: 2 BSDs vs. 7 Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   18 Aug 2016
Early Benchmarks Of FreeBSD 11.0 vs. DragonFlyBSD 4.6...   Operating Systems   14 Aug 2016
DragonFlyBSD 4.6 vs. Linux Benchmarks   Operating Systems   06 Aug 2016
MSI C236A Workstation Is A Great Skylake Xeon...   Motherboards   13 Apr 2016
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 10.3 vs. Linux Benchmarks   Operating Systems   08 Apr 2016
How Three BSD Operating Systems Compare To Ten Linux...   Operating Systems   15 Jan 2016
DragonFlyBSD 4.2 vs. Ubuntu 15.10 CPU Performance   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2015
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 10.2 vs. Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   12 Oct 2015
The Latest Features For Linux Performance Management +...   Software   24 May 2015
PC-BSD 10.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   14 Jan 2015
CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC...   Computers   18 Oct 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie Testing Against Updated Ubuntu Linux   Operating Systems   21 Jun 2014
Debian Testing: FreeBSD 10.0 vs. Linux 3.14 Kernels   Operating Systems   16 Jun 2014
Preview: Running The GNU/kFreeBSD Version Of Debian...   Operating Systems   06 Jun 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2 Release Marks Six Years Of...   Software   05 Jun 2014
PC-BSD 10.0 vs. PC-BSD 9.2 vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2014
FreeBSD 10.0 Kernel Comes To Debian   Operating Systems   16 Dec 2013
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 Expands Open-Source...   Software   13 Aug 2013
AMD Gallium3D & Catalyst Drivers Compete Against...   Display Drivers   02 Aug 2013
FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8   Operating Systems   31 Jul 2013
16-Way Linux OS Performance Comparison   Operating Systems   24 Jun 2013
11-Way Linux, BSD Platform Comparison   Operating Systems   11 Jun 2013
Eight-Way BSD & Linux OS Comparison   Operating Systems   27 May 2013
FreeBSD 9.1: LLVM/Clang Battling GCC   Operating Systems   07 Feb 2013
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 Benchmarked Against Linux, Solaris,...   Operating Systems   19 Dec 2012
Debian Linux vs. Debian kFreeBSD With Squeeze &...   Operating Systems   12 Dec 2012
DragonFlyBSD, CentOS, Ubuntu, Solaris Benchmarks   Operating Systems   11 Dec 2012
DragonFlyBSD 3.2.1 vs. Ubuntu Linux Performance   Operating Systems   17 Nov 2012
Solaris 11 Struggles Against Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   13 Jul 2012
Debian: Squeeze vs. Wheezy On Linux And kFreeBSD   Operating Systems   11 Jul 2012
Intel Ivy Bridge On Linux Two-Month Redux   Processors   28 Jun 2012
Debian Wheezy GNU/kFreeBSD: Slower Than Linux   Operating Systems   25 Jun 2012
TitaniumGL: A Faster Multi-Platform Graphics Driver...   Display Drivers   09 Mar 2012
Debian: kFreeBSD 9.0 Kernel Competing Against Linux...   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2012
GhostBSD 2.5: A GNOME-ified FreeBSD 9.0   Operating Systems   23 Dec 2011
Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris i7-3960X Scaling Performance   Processors   19 Dec 2011
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Gets Ready For FreeBSD 9.0   Operating Systems   09 Dec 2011
First Look: FreeBSD 9.0 On Intel Sandy Bridge   Operating Systems   18 Nov 2011
FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2011
PathScale Open-Sources The EKOPath 4 Compiler Suite   Software   13 Jun 2011
Linux 2.6.38 Kernel Multi-Core Scaling   Software   06 Mar 2011
Making More Informed Linux Hardware Choices   Software   27 Feb 2011
Multi-Core, Multi-OS Scaling Performance   Operating Systems   21 Feb 2011
Can DragonFly's HAMMER Compete With Btrfs, ZFS?   Software   07 Jan 2011
Benchmarks Of AMD's Newest Gallium3D Driver   Display Drivers   22 Nov 2010
New Benchmarks Of OpenSolaris, BSD & Linux   Operating Systems   22 Nov 2010
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks With Its New Kernel   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2010
Nexenta 3.0 Benchmarked Against PC-BSD, OpenSolaris,...   Operating Systems   15 Sep 2010
Using Disk Compression With Btrfs To Enhance...   Software   28 Aug 2010
Native ZFS Is Coming To Linux Next Month   Software   27 Aug 2010
Apple's Enhanced OpenGL Stack Versus Linux   Operating Systems   25 Aug 2010
Btrfs, EXT4 & ZFS On A Solid-State Drive   Storage   09 Aug 2010
Benchmarking ZFS On FreeBSD vs. EXT4 & Btrfs On...   Software   27 Jul 2010
Running ZFS With CAM-based ATA On FreeBSD 8.1   Software   26 Jul 2010
Which Is Faster: Debian Linux or FreeBSD?   Operating Systems   23 Jul 2010
Benchmarks Of FreeBSD 8.1 RC2   Operating Systems   08 Jul 2010
Towards A Real Business Model For Open-Source Software   Software   29 Apr 2010
PC-BSD 8.0 vs. Kubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2010
PC-BSD 8.0 Released For A Polished, Friendlier FreeBSD...   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2010
Fedora, Debian, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris...   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2010
Benchmarking Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD   Operating Systems   18 Jan 2010
The Phoronix Kernel Test Farm Is Alive   Software   01 Dec 2009
FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2009
Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   18 Nov 2009
Building A Benchmarking Test Farm With Phoromatic   Software   04 Nov 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 2.2 Enters Beta   Software   27 Oct 2009
NVIDIA Developer Talks Openly About Linux Support   Display Drivers   20 Oct 2009
FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   28 Sep 2009
Mac OS X 10.6 Brings Serious Performance Gains   Operating Systems   28 Aug 2009
A Detailed Guide To Phoronix Test Suite 2.0   Software   23 Jul 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 2.0 Enters Alpha   Software   10 May 2009
PC-BSD 7.1 vs. Kubuntu 9.04 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   20 Apr 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 1.8 Released   Software   06 Apr 2009
Nouveau Companion 43   Display Drivers   19 Mar 2009
The Phoronix Test Suite Gets A GUI   Software   25 Feb 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 1.6 Brings New Benchmarking...   Software   20 Jan 2009
Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris vs. FreeBSD Benchmarks   Operating Systems   24 Nov 2008
NVIDIA VDPAU Benchmarks   Display Drivers   14 Nov 2008
NVIDIA Delivers Beta OpenGL 3.0 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2008
Phoronix Test Suite Brings Benchmarking To Mac OS X   Software   06 Oct 2008

BSD Linux News

OpenBSD Gets Mitigated For Meltdown CPU Vulnerability   BSD   21 Feb 2018
Linux KPI-Based DRM Modules Now Working On FreeBSD 11   BSD   18 Feb 2018
FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre &...   BSD   17 Feb 2018
Golang 1.10 Offers Many Smaller Changes, Restores...   Standards   16 Feb 2018
X.Org, GNOME & The 200+ Other Organizations For...   Google   14 Feb 2018
DragonFlyBSD Adds New "Ptr_Restrict"...   BSD   14 Feb 2018
Raven Ridge Desktop APUs Come Out Tomorrow, The Likely...   AMD   11 Feb 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Serves Up Its 29 Millionth...   Phoronix Test Suite   11 Feb 2018
SDL Now Supports Wayland's XDG-Shell   Wayland   07 Feb 2018
Intel Launches The Xeon D 2100, Up To 18 Core SoCs   Intel   07 Feb 2018
MATE 1.20 Released With HiDPI Abilities, Global Menu...   Desktop   07 Feb 2018
LizardFS Had A Busy 2017 But This Year They Will Be...   Linux Storage   06 Feb 2018
NetBSD Has SVS To Mitigate Meltdown, Still Working On...   BSD   05 Feb 2018
FOSDEM 2018 Is This Weekend In Brussels   Linux Events   02 Feb 2018
GDB 8.1 Debugger Brings Better Rust Support, Improved...   GNU   31 Jan 2018
OPNsense 18.1 BSD Firewall/Network OS Released   BSD   29 Jan 2018
Mesa 18.0-RC3 Released With 50+ Changes   Mesa   29 Jan 2018
Some FreeBSD Users Are Still Running Into Random...   BSD   21 Jan 2018
FreeBSD-Powered OPNsense 18.1-RC1 Released   BSD   11 Jan 2018
DragonFlyBSD Posts Initial Kernel Fix For Spectre   BSD   10 Jan 2018
NVIDIA Confirms GPU Driver Fixes For Spectre   NVIDIA   09 Jan 2018
OpenBSD & FreeBSD Are Still Formulating Kernel...   BSD   06 Jan 2018
DragonFlyBSD Lands Fixes For Meltdown Vulnerability   BSD   05 Jan 2018
Intel Coffee Lake Graphics Support Added To...   BSD   03 Jan 2018
Arcan 0.5.4 Display Server Released With Durden 0.4...   Desktop   31 Dec 2017
Syzbot: Google Continuously Fuzzing The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   28 Dec 2017
Jailhouse v0.8 Linux Hypervisor Released   Virtualization   28 Dec 2017
NetBSD 7.1.1 Released   BSD   28 Dec 2017
LLVM Continued In Its Quest For Innovative Compiler...   LLVM   26 Dec 2017
FreeBSD Had A Busy Q3'2017 With AMD Zen Improvements,...   BSD   26 Dec 2017
NVIDIA May Be Trying To Prevent GeForce GPUs From...   NVIDIA   25 Dec 2017
FreeBSD Looks At Making Wayland Support Available By...   BSD   22 Dec 2017
NVIDIA To Stop Offering 32-bit Driver Support   NVIDIA   22 Dec 2017
The BSDs Had A Wild 2017: FreeBSD 11.1, TrueOS &...   BSD   18 Dec 2017
Wayland's Weston Sees Patches For FreeBSD, Fractional...   Wayland   15 Dec 2017
Fedora Linux Had Another Innovative Year   Fedora   15 Dec 2017
FreeBSD-Based TrueOS 17.12 Released   BSD   14 Dec 2017
FreeNAS 11.1 Rolls Out With Better OpenZFS...   BSD   13 Dec 2017
It Looks Like VLC 3.0 Will Finally Be Released Soon   Multimedia   13 Dec 2017
Even With Wayland Around, X.Org Had A Busy 2017   X.Org   11 Dec 2017
OpenBSD Now Officially Supports 64-bit ARM   BSD   10 Dec 2017
DTrace & ZFS Being Updated On NetBSD, Moving Away...   BSD   08 Dec 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.6 Released   Phoronix Test Suite   07 Dec 2017
DragonFlyBSD Now Supports Up To 64TB Of RAM   BSD   04 Dec 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.6 M4 Available For Last Minute...   Phoronix Test Suite   03 Dec 2017
GNU libmicrohttpd 0.9.57 Brings Significant...   GNU   27 Nov 2017
Lumina 1.4 Desktop Environment Released   BSD   23 Nov 2017
GhostBSD 11.1 Released: FreeBSD With MATE & Xfce...   BSD   16 Nov 2017
Lizard: Yet Another Compression Algorithm Joins The...   Standards   10 Nov 2017
Sway 0.15 Wayland Compositor Released With Raspberry...   Wayland   09 Nov 2017
Apple Will No Longer Be Developing CUPS Under The GPL   Free Software   08 Nov 2017
GhostBSD 11.1 Is Almost Ready With MATE & Xfce...   BSD   07 Nov 2017
DragonFlyBSD 5.0.1 Released   BSD   06 Nov 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.6 M2 Released To Up BSD...   Phoronix Test Suite   02 Nov 2017
Coffee Lake, AMD EPYC & AMDGPU Dominated October   Phoronix   01 Nov 2017
SDL 2.0.7 Released With Audio Improvements & Other...   Linux Gaming   23 Oct 2017
DragonFlyBSD 5.0 Released With Initial HAMMER2...   BSD   16 Oct 2017
pfSense 2.4 Released, Rebased To FreeBSD 11.1 &...   BSD   12 Oct 2017
More AMD EPYC Processors Arrive For Linux Performance...   AMD   10 Oct 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.6-Alvdal Milestone 1 Released   Phoronix Test Suite   10 Oct 2017
OpenBSD 6.2 Released With Hardware Support...   BSD   09 Oct 2017
Borg Backup 1.1 Released   Free Software   08 Oct 2017
OpenBSD 6.2 Is Planned For Release Next Week With New...   BSD   08 Oct 2017
LibertyBSD 6.1 Released As A "Deblobbed"...   BSD   05 Oct 2017
NVIDIA 387.12 Linux Beta Driver Has Vulkan Updates,...   NVIDIA   03 Oct 2017
FreeBSD 10.4 Released With Full Support For eMMC...   BSD   03 Oct 2017
FreeBSD Picks Up Support For ZFS ZCP: Carry Out Admin...   BSD   02 Oct 2017
DragonFlyBSD 5.0 Branched As The Next Release   BSD   30 Sep 2017
Clear Linux Can Run On AMD's EPYC Platform With...   Clear Linux   29 Sep 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 26 Million Test/Suite...   Phoronix Test Suite   27 Sep 2017
KDE Plasma 5 Is Almost Ready For FreeBSD Ports   BSD   27 Sep 2017
Intel IX4 Networking Performance On DragonFly Gets...   BSD   24 Sep 2017
SDL 2.0.6 Released With Vulkan Helpers, DRM/KMS Driver   Linux Gaming   23 Sep 2017
Game Engine Powered Arcan Display Server With Durden...   Free Software   22 Sep 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.4 Officially Released   Phoronix Test Suite   19 Sep 2017
Ryzen & RX Vega Totally Dominated This Summer For...   Hardware   17 Sep 2017
Today Marks 30 Years Since The Release Of X11   X.Org   15 Sep 2017
HAMMER2 Now Available From DragonFlyBSD Installer   BSD   12 Sep 2017
FreeBSD Has A New ZFS Boot Management Tool &...   BSD   09 Sep 2017
There's Now A Patch Adding Ryzen / AMD Zen Temperature...   Linux Kernel   07 Sep 2017
FreeBSD Developers Tackle AMD Zen/Ryzen Temperature...   BSD   07 Sep 2017
SDL 2.0.6 Gearing Up For Release With Many Changes   Linux Gaming   05 Sep 2017
Ryzen 7, Threadripper & Radeon RX Vega Generated A...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2017
Trying Out AMD's Ryzen Threadripper On TrueOS,...   BSD   31 Aug 2017
QEMU 2.10 Released With Xen 9pfs Support, QCOW2 LUKS...   Virtualization   30 Aug 2017
HAMMER2 File-System Continues To Stabilize For...   BSD   29 Aug 2017
Keeping The Ryzen Threadripper Busy With An Array Of...   AMD   28 Aug 2017
Initial Vulkan SDL Integration Lands   Linux Gaming   28 Aug 2017
SDL Lands Initial Support For OpenGL KHR_no_error   Free Software   25 Aug 2017
Go 1.9 Adds Type Aliases, Parallel Compilation   Google   25 Aug 2017
pfSense 2.4 Release Candidate Now Available   BSD   22 Aug 2017
Next DragonFlyBSD Release Will Offer Experimental...   BSD   21 Aug 2017
Still In Development, Landlock Aims To Yield Powerful...   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2017
FreeBSD 10.4 Enters Beta, Release Slated For October   BSD   19 Aug 2017
SDL 2.0.6 Appears To Be Getting Closer To Release   Linux Gaming   19 Aug 2017
HAMMER2 File-System Looks Like Its Getting Closer To...   BSD   18 Aug 2017
DragonFlyBSD Finalizes Its Ryzen Workaround   BSD   12 Aug 2017
GhostBSD 11.1 Enters Alpha: FreeBSD 11.1 Paired With...   BSD   10 Aug 2017
AMD Confirms Linux Performance Marginality Problem...   AMD   07 Aug 2017
Facebook Looking To Add Zstd Support To The Linux...   Linux Kernel   04 Aug 2017