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Faster Rendering Of Our Hundreds Of Thousands Of Benchmark Results

If visiting LinuxBenchmarking.com to view the daily performance benchmark tracker results on the Linux kernel, GCC, LLVM Clang, or Mesa and opting to view the results for a very long duration, you may have noticed some results were slow to appear or the page would time-out before hand. I've now landed some improvements into the Phoronix Test Suite's rendering code that should dramatically speed-up the process.

14 August 2015 - Linux Benchmarking - 5 Comments
What It Took Porting LibreOffice To GTK3 & Wayland

For the past several months Caolán McNamara has been leading the charge for adding GTK3 tool-kit support to LibreOffice. With the new LibreOffice 5.0 that initial GTK3 support is in place that also brings initial Wayland support for this open-source office suite.

9 August 2015 - LibreOffice GTK3/Wayland - 10 Comments
CUPS 2.1 Is Adding Basic 3D Printer Support

CUPS 2.1 Release Candidate 1 was released yesterday as the newest test version of this open-source printing system supported by Apple. With this new release comes basic support for 3D printers.

1 August 2015 - CUPS 2.1-RC1 - 6 Comments
Pixar Presents A Blender To Renderman Plugin

Earlier this year pixar released a free, non-commercial version of Renderman, their photo-realistic 3D rendering software used within the company's animated movies. Coming out now thanks to work by Pixar and the community is a Blender-to-Renderman exporter plug-in.

18 July 2015 - Blender-man - Add A Comment
OpenLDAP Gains Time-Based One Time Password Support

There's been various one-time password features in the works for OpenLDAP -- the popular open-source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol -- in various code-bases while now within their mainline Git tree they have time-based one-time password (TOTP) support.

4 July 2015 - OpenLDAP TOTP - Add A Comment

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