Git 2.13 has stepped closer to being released with today's 2.13-rc1 debut.
POCL, the Portable Computing Language project, aiming to provide a portable OpenCL implementation for usage against different CPUs and back-ends, has been working on CUDA support.
It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise, but the PHP 7.2 release schedule was firmed up earlier this month and is aiming to ship by the end of November.
Facebook just announced Caffe2, a new deep learning framework developed in cooperation with NVIDIA and other vendors.
Facebook developers have put out their latest release of HHVM to empower this PHP interpreter as well as what powers their Hack programming language.
A new release is available of the nginx web server that's continuing to take on Apache with reportedly now having around a 33% web server market-share while Apache has dipped below 50%.
Blender 2.79 is under development and it sounds like this release should be quite exciting for those into performance improvements or better OpenCL support.
Last September we wrote about RoundCube-Next being woefully behind schedule even after they raised more than one hundred thousand dollars for this massive overhaul to the RoundCube webmail software. Sadly, not much has changed since and the project has yet to see any Git commits in 2017.
PostgreSQL developer Robert Haas has shared a look at the features coming up to PostgreSQL 10 and it's quite impressive for those using this database system.
Jussi Pakkanen of the Meson Build System has issued a project status report following more projects like X.Org and Mesa exploring Meson.
X.Org, GStreamer, Wayland, LibreOffice, Mesa, VA-API, Harfbuzz, and SPICE are among the many projects hosted by FreeDesktop.org that now appear to be on a contributor covenant / code of conduct.
AMD's Ryzen launch was hands-down the most popular topic for Linux enthusiasts and gamers reading Phoronix in March.
SQLite 3.18 is now available as the newest feature release to this open-source embedded database library.
The OpenSSL project is planning to change its software license.
Eevee is the codename for the Blender project to implement a realtime engine with physically-based rendering (PBR) within Blender 2.8.
Audacity 2.1.3 has been released as the latest version of this popular open-source audio software.
The Pidgin instant messenger client has seen its first release in nine months.
For those curious, here is how much various open-source projects have in the bank.
Collabora has announced an update to their Online Development Edition 2.0 platform.
Samba 4.6.0 is now available as the project's latest stable release for SMB/CIFS support on Linux systems.
Version 3.2 of the Postfix mail transfer agent is now available.
For those looking for some interesting weekend reading, the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has provided a lengthy write-up about what happened in Munich with regards to LiMux and the possibility of abandoning their Linux/open-source efforts in favor of going back to Microsoft Windows.
Thomas Rini of the Konsulko Group presented at this week's Linux Foundation Embedded Linux Conference (ELC2017) about the state of U-Boot.
Several years back we wrote about Ultra Kernel Samepage Merging (UKSM) for data de-duplication within the Linux kernel for transparently scanning all application memory and de-duping it where possible. While the original developer is no longer active, a new developer has been maintaining the work and continues to support it on the latest Linux kernel releases.
Junio Hamano announced on Friday the release of Git 2.12.0.
OpenSSL has been hit by another "high" severity security vulnerability.
With the release of Flatpak 0.8.3, this open-source sandboxing tech is a bit more suited for Linux gaming.
SQLite 3.17.0 was released today as the newest version of this widely-used embedded database library.
Available this weekend is the newest release of the Ardour digital audio workstation software for Linux, macOS, and Windows.
Linux game porter and SDL developer Ryan "Icculus" Gordon has shared some performance measurements when bringing SDL's new audio conversion support within web-browsers using EmScripten.
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