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Portal & HL2 Lost Coast Linux Benchmarks Added

Users of the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org can now easily fire-up Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Valve's Portal for some new Linux game benchmarking.
31 March 2014 - Source Engine - 21 Comments

The Most Popular Linux Stories So Far In 2014

With Q1'2014 quickly coming to an end, here's a look back at the most popular Linux stories and hardware reviews/articles so far this calendar year.
30 March 2014 - Recap - 2 Comments

We're Giving Away More Prizes For Running Linux Benchmarks

Don't forget that we're still giving away three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world. We've also added some free Phoronix Premium subscriptions for this Linux giveaway.
30 March 2014 - Giveaway - 2 Comments

We're Still Giving Away Amazon Gift Cards For Linux Benchmarks

Don't forget that we're still giving away at least three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world.
22 March 2014 - Giveaway

More Linux Photos Are Coming On Phoronix

A semi-common request by Phoronix readers is that they would like to see more images and photographs in news stories and other articles... Well, with now having the new site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system, more photos are next on the agenda.
8 March 2014 - Linux Photography - 7 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 M3 Plays With Windows 8.1 & More

The latest development snapshot of the forthcoming Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 is now available with the official release just being a week or two away.
4 March 2014 - Plavsk

Intel's NUC, NVIDIA, Debian Drew In Lots Of Linux Interest

This month on Phoronix there were 294 news articles and 28 featured-length articles covering various interesting open-source and Linux related topics. Here's a look at some of our most striking content over the past month.
28 February 2014 - February - 2 Comments

Less Than Half The Phoronix Traffic Is From Linux Systems

With the recent news of Linux's overall web traffic doubling to about 2%, here are some Phoronix web statistics for those interested.
25 February 2014 - Statistics - 116 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5 Advances With Next Dev Release

The second development milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk is now available for carrying out cross-platform, open-source benchmarking. As mentioned several times now, the HTML5 GUI has been a big focus of PTS5 development.
17 February 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 - 4 Comments

The New "PTS Desktop Live" Is Coming Soon

For new readers to Phoronix.com and/or new users of the Phoronix Test Suite might not be familiar with PTS Desktop Live, our Linux distribution used for benchmarking that provides a fully-standardized software stack. This Linux benchmarking operating system will soon see a new major release.
16 February 2014 - PTS Desktop Live - 17 Comments

More Phoronix Site Improvements Merged

Made live today were a few minor tweaks to the new Phoronix.com site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system. A few visual bugs were squashed and other small enhancements committed.
15 February 2014 - Phoronix - 25 Comments

Win An Amazon Gift Card While Helping Out This Linux Site

Here's your chance to win an Amazon gift card by taking a few minutes to help us out.
12 February 2014 - Survey Time - 28 Comments

The New Phoronix Site Design

As most Phoronix readers will have noticed, the new Phoronix.com site design is now live for all users as of a few hours ago.
12 February 2014 - Now Live - 88 Comments

The Latest Look Of The Phoronix Redesign

Here's a look at the latest Phoronix.com site redesign. The evolutionary improvements to the site will soon begin rolling out.
11 February 2014 - Phoronix - 55 Comments

Time For Feedback On A New Phoronix Design

Last summer we were working towards a new version of our in-house content management system and a brand new site layout developed by a German Phoronix reader. Due to mixed reactions that proposed layout wasn't launched, but work has been underway on a new version of Phoronix.com.
9 February 2014 - PHXCMS-9 - 82 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 Makes Its First Milestone

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk, the next major version of our cross-platform, open-source benchmarking software that's bringing with it a new web-based user-interface, WebSocket server, and other features, has reached a new public milestone.
7 February 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk

Many Exciting Tests, Linux Hardware Reviews Are Imminent

You may have noticed yesterday on Phoronix there were a lot of articles -- three multi-page featured articles and sixteen news stories. All of this content was authored by your's truly while in the next few days will be even more interesting and exciting Linux articles.
23 January 2014 - Lots Of Benchmarking

A Megaton Of New Linux Benchmarks Are Coming

Arch Linux, Debian, LLVM/Clang, and Mesa users rejoice! There's new automated, daily benchmarks of these important open-source projects coming on a daily basis.
22 January 2014 - Open-Source Benchmarking - 24 Comments

PTS 5.0: Easily Run Linux Benchmarks From Your Phone

With Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk you are able to remotely manage your Linux/BSD/OSX systems with ease and easily execute new benchmarks and analyze existing results. The HTML5 user-interface is coming along nicely and here is a preview of the latest pre-alpha state, which makes it easy from an Apple iPhone to easily facilitate new Linux benchmarking.
20 January 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 - 2 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite Joins GitHub

Our leading open-source, cross-platform automated benchmarking software is now available via GitHub.
19 January 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite Git - 3 Comments

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