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.
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.
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.
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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.
Here's a look at the latest Phoronix.com site redesign. The evolutionary improvements to the site will soon begin rolling out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our leading open-source, cross-platform automated benchmarking software is now available via GitHub.
A lot of new and interesting content is inbound on Phoronix, besides all of the exciting work on Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 and other open-source Linux hardware activities.
Here's a look at the recent progress of the Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 user-interface.
We are currently exploring the option of moving the Phoronix Test Suite under a GPLv2 license.
For those interested in driving Linux and open-source benchmarks from a graphical user-interface (GUI) over the extensive command-line provided by the Phoronix Test Suite, the new web-based UI and with WebSocket development API continues to progress for the 5.0-Plavsk release in a few months time.
The launch of the SteamOS 1.0 Beta and the continued Linux graphics improvements and new hardware were among the most exciting content on Phoronix for December 2013.
Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 "Plavsk" is making excellent progress and is set to premiere in H1'2014 with a brand new graphical user-interface and the latest feature to be added on is a WebSocket API for interfacing with Phoronix Test Suite clients to open up other new testing possibilities.
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The final planned release in the Phoronix Test Suite 4.x series is now available.
There's several things for Phoronix readers to keep in mind this holiday season.
While November was a great and very busy month, December will hopefully be even better. Here's a look at some of the exciting Linux / open-source milestones to be conquered this month.
If you have some extra CPU time this weekend, why not try out one of our new/updated test profiles and share your Linux hardware/software performance benchmarks with the community?
Merge activity for the Linux 3.13 kernel and the many graphics card benchmarks on Phoronix were some of the most exciting happening events for November, but let's not also forget about continued open-source driver innovations.
If in recent Linux graphics card reviews and driver articles you have been wanting to see other Linux games benchmarked, you should definitely read this article.
The latest Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" point release is now available with the latest fixes and minor improvements to the cross-platform open-source benchmarking software.
There's been some more site updates on Phoronix this week along with more features for Phoronix Premium subscribers. This includes continued log-in improvements, bolding external links, and a look at upcoming content.
There's been a number of new and updated benchmarks appearing on OpenBenchmarking.org for use by the Phoronix Test Suite.
Google has put out Chrome 31 and with it comes a good few new features for the cross-platform web-browser.
A number of small site improvements were made on Monday. Subscribers to Phoronix Premium should also find that the log-in process is easier.
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