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Phoronix.com was founded in June of 2004 by Michael Larabel and over the past decade have become the leading resource for Linux news, especially as it pertains to Linux hardware support, graphics drivers, and other enthusiast topics. There's thousands of articles written at Phoronix each year and embedded below is access to our news archives for those wishing to relive the open-source and Linux news history with our countless, high-profile exclusive stories. Besides checking out our news archives be sure to also read our Linux hardware reviews and other featured articles.


More Radeon Driver Changes Queued For Linux 3.1920 November 2014
Better Fan Control Support Coming To The Open-Source Radeon Driver19 November 2014
AMD's "AMDKFD" HSA Driver Is Ready For Pulling In Linux 3.1915 November 2014
AMD's HSA Run-Time Library Is Now Open-Source13 November 2014
AMD Gallium3D Marks Huge Win: Beating Catalyst In Steam On Linux Game13 November 2014
Radeon For Linux 3.19 Picks Up DPM Fixes, Better TTM Performance12 November 2014
LLVM 3.5.1 Planned For December Debut10 November 2014
R600g Driver Patched For OpenGL 4.0 Indirect Draw Support09 November 2014
AMD Is Prepared To Release A Complete User-Space Open-Source Stack For HSA08 November 2014
More AMD GPU LLVM Back-End Improvements For RadeonSI Coming07 November 2014
AMD's R300 Gallium3D Driver Enables VDPAU Again28 October 2014
RadeonSI/R600g HyperZ Support Gets Turned Back On24 October 2014
AMD Is Restructuring Again, Losing 7% Of Employees17 October 2014
AMD's Radeon R9 285 On Linux Offers Good OpenCL Performance17 October 2014
Clover Native Object Code Lands In Mesa17 October 2014

More AMD News

893 Articles


FreeBSD Plans For The Next Ten Years26 November 2014
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Drops i386 Support, Improves Graphics25 November 2014
64-bit ARM FreeBSD Support Is Taking Shape25 November 2014
FreeBSD Receives A Million Dollar Donation18 November 2014
PC-BSD 10.1-RELEASE Now Available, TrueOS 10.1 Too17 November 2014
FreeBSD 10.1 Release Now Available14 November 2014
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 RC3 Is Out, Faster DRM Drivers Coming14 November 2014
OpenBSD Finally Has USB 3.0 Support12 November 2014
FreeBSD Might Get A Linux Kernel API Wrapper To Help Porting Linux Drivers07 November 2014
NetBSD Gets Multi-Core Support Working For ARM06 November 2014
PC-BSD 10.1 RC2 Now Supports UEFI For Boot & Installation02 November 2014
FreeBSD Turns Twenty-One Years Old02 November 2014
OpenBSD 5.6 Released, Uses LibreSSL02 November 2014
OpenBSD Drops Support For Loadable Kernel Modules28 October 2014
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Is Coming Soon, Release Candidate Now Available28 October 2014

More BSD News

227 Articles


Clang 3.6 Will Hopefully Have OpenMP Support24 November 2014
A Go Front-End Could Soon Be Landing In LLVM24 November 2014
HHVM 3.4 Adds New Features, Support20 November 2014
AMD & PathScale Join OpenACC Group17 November 2014
Google Now Uses Clang As Their Production Compiler For Chrome Linux Builds17 November 2014
OpenMP 4.0 Offloading For Intel MIC Lands In GCC 513 November 2014
Just-In-Time (JIT) Compilation Support Merged For GCC 512 November 2014
Facebook Announces The Hack Transpiler11 November 2014
GCC Compiler Optimization Benchmarks With A 16-Thread Haswell-EP11 November 2014
GCC 5 Is Compiling Faster, But Still Falls Short Of Clang09 November 2014
LLVM Clang vs. GCC On Fedora 21 With A High-End Xeon08 November 2014
OpenMandriva Lx Is Switching To Clang By Default08 November 2014
OpenACC Front-Ends For C/C++ Are Moving Close For GCC 506 November 2014
GCC's JIT Compiler Support Moves A Step Closer To Mainline01 November 2014
GCC 4.9.2 Released Today To Fix Regressions30 October 2014

More Compiler News

473 Articles


Coreboot Now Has Support For Intel Broadwell Hardware23 October 2014
Google Brings Coreboot To 64-bit ARM23 September 2014
Coreboot Lands Support For AMD's Olive Hill+ Board04 September 2014
AMD Steppe Eagle Flys To Coreboot31 August 2014
Coreboot Adds Lenovo X220 With Native Sandy Bridge Support30 August 2014
Google's Chromebook "Samus" Now Supported By Coreboot29 August 2014
Coreboot Now Works On The Older MacBook 1,1 Too18 August 2014
Apple's MacBook (2,1) Now Can Boot With Coreboot17 August 2014
Coreboot Now Has Native Graphics Initialization For Intel's GM4516 August 2014
The Lenovo X200 Now Works With Coreboot13 August 2014
Coreboot Now Supports Intel Atom's MinnowBoard MAX, Bakersport11 August 2014
Coreboot Sandy/Ivy Bridge Gains Native RAM Initialization29 July 2014
Intel Bayley Bay Support Added To Coreboot30 May 2014
Coreboot Now Supports The Lenovo Thinkpad T52013 May 2014
Coreboot Keeps Getting Better Bay Trail Support09 May 2014

More Coreboot News

56 Articles


Ian Jackson Resigns From The Debian Technical Committee19 November 2014
Debian Init System Coupling Vote Results18 November 2014
Russ Allbery Resigns From The Debian TC17 November 2014
Debian Developer Resigns From The Systemd Maintainership Team16 November 2014
There's A Push To Try To Release Debian 8.0 Jessie Before February09 November 2014
Joey Hess Resigns From Debian, Unhappy With How It's Changed07 November 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie Now Under Its Feature Freeze07 November 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie Has Many Multimedia Improvements23 October 2014
Debian Now Defaults To Xfce On Non-x86 Desktops21 October 2014
Debian 7.7 Released With Various Bug-Fixes20 October 2014
Users/Developers Threatening Fork Of Debian GNU/Linux20 October 2014
Debian Is Back To Discussing Init Systems, Freedom of Choice17 October 2014
Debian Installer Preps For 8.0 Jessie With Beta 2 Release06 October 2014
Debian Jessie Might Get Rid Of The kFreeBSD Port30 September 2014
Debian Switches Back To GNOME As Its Default Desktop23 September 2014

More Debian News

106 Articles


Quantum OS Aims For A Linux Desktop With QML, Wayland & Material Design26 November 2014
There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz24 November 2014
Xfdesktop 4.10.3 Released While Xfce 4.12 Remains M.I.A.16 November 2014
Enlightenment Releases EFL 1.12 With Better OpenGL & Wayland Support10 November 2014
Cinnamon 2.4 Released In Beta Form02 November 2014
Enlightenment's EFL 1.12 Alpha Has Evas GL-DRM Engine, OpenGL ES 1.1 Support23 October 2014
Cairo-Dock 3.4 Shows A Lot Of Progress, Works Toward EGL/Wayland Support22 October 2014
LXQt 0.8 Desktop Released With Full Qt5 Support, New Theme14 October 2014
Enlightenment E19 Officially Released With Its Own Wayland Compositor15 September 2014
Rumors Of An Imminent Enlightenment E19 Release09 September 2014
More Wayland Improvements Hit Enlightenment E1905 September 2014
Enlightenment E19 RC3 Shows Off The New Wayland Compositor29 August 2014
LXPanel 0.7.0 Brings Many Changes25 August 2014
EFL Sees A Ton Of Work Following Recent v1.11 Release23 August 2014
EFL 1.11 Is A Big Milestone For Enlightenment Users21 August 2014

More Desktop News

173 Articles


Fedora Will Begin Upgrading The X.Org Server As A Distribution Update17 November 2014
Fedora 21 Is Doing Its Final Freeze Tomorrow17 November 2014
Fedora 23~25 Might Switch Away From Firefox16 November 2014
Fedora Looks To Make /usr World-Readable14 November 2014
Fedora 22 Will Likely Make Apps In The Software Center Have AppData07 November 2014
Fedora 21 Beta Makes It Out Following Delays04 November 2014
Don't Use Fedora's Fedup Right Now Due To A Bug With Systemd01 November 2014
Fedora 21 Beta To Be Released Next Week30 October 2014
Fedora 21 Beta & Final Release Slip Further24 October 2014
More Fedora Delays: Fedora 21 Beta Slips24 October 2014
KDE Plasma 5.1 & KF5.3 For Fedora17 October 2014
Fedora 21 Is Looking & Working Very Well -- Best Fedora Release Yet?16 October 2014
Fedora Might End Up Disabling Delta RPMs By Default06 October 2014
Btrfs Won't Likely Replace EXT4 As The Default Until Fedora 2305 October 2014
Fedora 21 Workstation Is Making Great Progress02 October 2014

More Fedora News

412 Articles

Free Software

FLAC 1.3.1 Improves Decoding Efficiency, Some Faster Encoding Too27 November 2014
Git 2.2.0 Released With 550+ Changes26 November 2014
ArrayFire Accelerated Compute Library Open-Sourced24 November 2014
HandBrake 0.10 Brings H.265 & VP8 Encoders23 November 2014
Gngr: A New Web Browser Focused On Privacy23 November 2014
Fifth: A New Web Browser Based On WebKitFLTK15 November 2014
A New High-Performance, Bindless Graphics API Comes To Rust15 November 2014
PulseAudio 6.0 Is Coming & Other Linux Audio Plans For The Future11 November 2014
LibreOffice 4.4 To Have A New OpenGL Back-End10 November 2014
Limba: Experimental Linux Software Installer Using OverlayFS10 November 2014
BlueZ 5.25 Supports Android Lollipop Features09 November 2014
ownCloud Client 1.7.0 Improves Open-Source File Synchronization08 November 2014
Git 2.2 Is Coming Forward With Many Changes08 November 2014
Facebook Open-Sources Its C++ HTTP Framework/Server05 November 2014
Russia's Yandex Web Browser Finally Released For Linux30 October 2014

More Free Software News

986 Articles


GCW Zero Starts Seeing New Game Releases25 November 2014
Unigine 2.0 Alpha 2 Adds C# Support20 November 2014
Linux Version Of Civilization: Beyond Earth Still Coming Along20 November 2014
Postal Game Being Redone As POSTAL: REDUX With Linux Support16 November 2014
Rich Geldreich On The State Of Linux Gaming10 November 2014
War Thunder Combat Game Strikes Linux Gamers06 November 2014
Desura Steam On Linux Alternative Gets Acquired05 November 2014
Unvanquished Alpha 33 Works On Soft Particles & New Maps03 November 2014
Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Is Out For Linux02 November 2014
OpenMW 0.33 Re-Implements More Of Morrowind29 October 2014
Humble Indie Bundle 13 Arrives For Halloween28 October 2014
Openage: Making Age of Empires II Open-Source28 October 2014
Civilization: Beyond Earth Overcoming Linux GPU Driver Problems27 October 2014
Mono Brings C# To The Unreal Engine 423 October 2014
Unreal Engine 4.5 Is Looking Fantastic15 October 2014

More Gaming News

945 Articles


GNOME 3.15.2 Released26 November 2014
GTK+ Inspector Gains More Features Ahead Of GNOME 3.1624 November 2014
OpenGL Support Is Looking Good For GTK+ 3.16, But Help Is Needed15 November 2014
GNOME 3.14.2 Released13 November 2014
GNOME Foundation To Finally Challenge Groupon Over Trademarks11 November 2014
GNOME Tries To Make OpenPGP Key Signing Easier09 November 2014
Pitivi 0.94 Released: Ported To Python 3, Offers Many Improvements03 November 2014
GTK+ 3.16's New GtkGLArea Widget Gets Improved30 October 2014
GNOME 3.15.1 Released30 October 2014
GtkInspector Now Supports Dealing With Multiple Back-Ends For GTK28 October 2014
GTK+ Lands Experimental Backend For Mir Display Server23 October 2014
GTK+ 3.16 To Bring Several New Features23 October 2014
GStreamer 2014 Conference Videos Posted: Wayland, HTML5, 3D22 October 2014
Features GNOME Developers Want In The Linux Kernel21 October 2014
GTK+ Gains Experimental Overlay Scrollbars21 October 2014

More GNOME News

447 Articles


Grep 2.21 Brings Performance Improvements24 November 2014
GNU Guix 0.8 Has A New Visual UI In Emacs18 November 2014
GNU Emacs Finally Switching Over To Git From Bazaar11 November 2014
FSF & Conservancy Launch Copyleft.org To Promote Licenses Like The GPL07 November 2014
GnuPG 2.1.0 Supports ECC, Other Improvements06 November 2014
GNU's adns 1.5 Now Fully Supports IPv602 November 2014
GDB 7.8.1 Brings Various Fixes For The GNU Debugger29 October 2014
Emacs 24.4 Has Built-In Web Browser, Improved Multi-Monitor Support20 October 2014
GNU SRC Updated: BSD Ports-Like System In The GNU World12 October 2014
GNU's Data Recovery Tool Updated With New Options06 October 2014
FSF Issues Their Rebuttal To Apple's New iPhone, Watch & Apple Pay09 September 2014
Glibc 2.20 Has Performance Improvements, File Description Locks08 September 2014
Direvent Does Its First Release As A GNU Project07 September 2014
GNU Folks Still Working On Their "FreeDink" Game02 September 2014
The GNU Linux Libre 3.16 Kernel Is Christened By Freedo08 August 2014

More GNU News

88 Articles


Google Puts Chrome NPAPI Support On Final Countdown24 November 2014
Google Chrome 39 Brings Mostly Internal Changes19 November 2014
Google's Go To Move From Mercurial To GitHub13 November 2014
Google's Blink WebKit Engine Fork Is Doing Great08 November 2014
Go 1.4 Beta Release Brings Big Runtime Changes30 October 2014
Google Backtracks & Re-Enables EXT3/4 File-System Support In Chrome OS15 October 2014
Android 5.0 Lollipop, Nexus 6 & Nexus 9 Announced15 October 2014
ChromeOS Drops Support For EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 File-Systems12 October 2014
Intel Works On Ozone-GBM For Full-Screen Chromium w/ Hardware Acceleration09 October 2014
Chrome 39 Beta Has JS Generators, Web Animation Improvements09 October 2014
Google Works To Sunset SHA-1 In Chrome06 September 2014
Chrome 38 Now In Beta With Exciting Advancements29 August 2014
Google Chrome 37 Brings Many Security Fixes27 August 2014
Btrfs Gets Talked Up, Googler Encourages You To Try Btrfs19 August 2014
It's Now Possible To Play Netflix Natively On Linux Without Wine Plug-Ins09 August 2014

More Google News

148 Articles


IMP Launches As Another Open-Source Computer Attempt26 November 2014
Expensive "Free/Libre Software Laptop" Uses A NVIDIA GPU25 November 2014
Bq Introduces More Android Devices, But Still No Ubuntu Phones25 November 2014
Amazon's Fire TV Stick: A Nice, Affordable Media Center Option24 November 2014
There's Talk Again About An "Open To The Core" Ubuntu Laptop22 November 2014
PowerVR SGX Driver Code Gets Leaked22 November 2014
Qualcomm Looks To Get Into The ARM Server Business21 November 2014
Jolla Launches Tablet With Sailfish OS 2.019 November 2014
Numascale Builds A 5184 AMD Core Shared Memory System18 November 2014
Nokia Releases The N1, A Nice Looking Android 5.0 Tablet18 November 2014
Jolla Begins Teasing Possible New Device, Announcement Next Week14 November 2014
Gizmo 2 Development Board Powered By AMD SoC11 November 2014
Raspberry Pi Model A+ Launches, Costs Just $2010 November 2014
Blk-mq/SCSI-mq Are Looking Real Good For Linux Disk Performance07 November 2014
Freescale's iMX DRM Driver Sees Big Changes01 November 2014

More Hardware News

574 Articles


Intel's Cherry Trail Delayed To Next Year25 November 2014
Linux 3.18 Kernel: Not Much Change With Intel Haswell Performance22 November 2014
Intel Releases Beignet 1.0 For Open-Source OpenCL15 November 2014
Intel Sends In More Graphics Code For Linux 3.1914 November 2014
Intel Publishes More Skylake Linux Graphics Patches14 November 2014
Intel Updates Its Linux Graphics Installer For Ubuntu 14.04 & Fedora 2013 November 2014
Intel Xeon P-State vs. CPUFreq Scaling Tests Show Some Odd Numbers13 November 2014
Intel's Xeon Phi Is Being Sold For An Insanely Low Price Right Now11 November 2014
Major Performance Breakthrough Discovered For Intel's Mesa Driver05 November 2014
Intel Xeons Running Great On MSI's X99 Motherboard With Linux05 November 2014
Intel Has More Graphics Changes Ready For Linux 3.1904 November 2014
Atomic Mode-Setting Moves Along For KMS Drivers03 November 2014
Intel VA-API Driver Gets Improved De-Interlacing28 October 2014
Linux 3.19 To Have Skylake Graphics, PPGTT Enablement21 October 2014
Intel's Baking TPM 2.0 Support For Linux15 October 2014

More Intel News

752 Articles


digiKam 4.5 Released, Not Yet KF5/Qt5 Ready18 November 2014
KDE Plasma 5.1.1 Release Brings A Month's Worth Of Fixes12 November 2014
KDE Frameworks 5.4 Officially Released06 November 2014
KDE's Plasma 5 Has Big Plans For 201505 November 2014
More Information On The KDE Dynamic Window Decoration Plans03 November 2014
SDDM Is The Recommended Display Manager Of KDE Plasma 503 November 2014
Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use KDE's Plasma 5 By Default29 October 2014
KDE Developers Come Up With DWD Window Decoration Concept26 October 2014
KDE With Theoretical Client-Side Decorations, Windows 10 Influence25 October 2014
KDE's KWin On Wayland Begins Using Libinput20 October 2014
Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development15 October 2014
KDE Releases Plasma 5.115 October 2014
KDE Frameworks 5.3 Brings Many Small But Notable Fixes07 October 2014
The Maui Project Switches To KDE Frameworks 504 October 2014
KDE Plasma 5.1 Now In Beta30 September 2014

More KDE News

386 Articles

Linux Events

X@FOSDEM 2015: Call For Presentations About Mir, Wayland, Etc03 October 2014
LinuxCon Wraps Up In Chicago23 August 2014
Kpatch Gets Exposure This Week, kGraft Misses Out19 August 2014
LinuxCon Is This Week In Chicago18 August 2014
LinuxTag 2014 Kicks Off Today In Berlin08 May 2014
SCALE 12x Linux Conference Starts Today21 February 2014
SCALE 12x: Penguins Invading Los Angeles13 February 2014
LF Collab 2012: Killing Blobs, Wayland, DTrace, Etc07 April 2012
Microsoft's Lessons Learned From Linux29 March 2012
Topics For Next Week's Linux Foundation Summit29 March 2012
What's Coming Up For LinuxCon NA 201111 August 2011
Linux Foundation End-User Summit01 August 2008
ATI & NVIDIA In The Linux Hollywood03 March 2008
Companies Attending The 2nd LF Summit03 March 2008
X.Org FOSDEM 2008 Videos Available27 February 2008

More Linux Events News

31 Articles

Linux Kernel

Linux 3.18-rc6 Released, A Worrisome Regression Remains23 November 2014
More File-System Tests Of The Linux 3.18 Kernel22 November 2014
V2 Of KDBUS Published For Linux Kernel Review21 November 2014
Btrfs RAID Support For RAID 5/6 Is Improving17 November 2014
Freedreno MSM Driver Has Big Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel17 November 2014
Linux 3.18-rc5 Is A Bit Heavy On Changes16 November 2014
The Linux Kernel Now Explicitly Uses GNU89, Not Yet C11 Friendly16 November 2014
Linux 3.18-rc4 Shows Kernel Development Finally Calming Down09 November 2014
Here Comes libkcapi To Easily Use The Kernel Crypto API In User-Space09 November 2014
Fujitsu Developer Talks Up Btrfs File-System, Declares It Ready To Use08 November 2014
New Kernel Live Patching Combines kGraft & Kpatch07 November 2014
AMD's New GPU Kernel Driver Could Be Too Late For Linux 3.1902 November 2014
Linux 3.18-rc3 Released, Codenamed The "Diseased Newt"02 November 2014
Linux 3.18-rc2 Brings OverlayFS, Other Late Merges26 October 2014
OverlayFS Finally Offered For Pulling Into Linux 3.1826 October 2014

More Linux Kernel News

1110 Articles


Mesa 10.4 RC1 Is Here, Lands Direct3D 9 State Tracker18 November 2014
Qualcomm A4xx Gallium3D Support Takes Shape16 November 2014
Mesa 10.4 Has Been Branched - No OpenGL 4 This Year16 November 2014
Mesa 10.3.3 Has A Bunch Of Freedreno Fixes08 November 2014
Gallium3D Drivers Might Lose The EGL State Tracker, OpenVG07 November 2014
Latest Gallium3D Nine (D3D9) Patches Published03 November 2014
SIMD8 Vertex Shaders For Broadwell29 October 2014
OpenGL 4.x Support For Mesa Still Inching Along29 October 2014
Reducing The CPU Usage In Mesa To Improve Performance27 October 2014
Mesa 10.3.2 Has A Couple Bug-Fixes24 October 2014
Mesa 10.4 Might Re-Enable HyperZ For R600g/RadeonSI23 October 2014
Mesa 10.4 Tentatively Planned For Early December22 October 2014
Direct3D 9 Support Might Land Within Mainline Mesa 3D Drivers18 October 2014
Mesa 10.3.1 Point Release Now Available13 October 2014
Mesa's GLSL Compiler Improved Significantly Over The Past Year10 October 2014

More Mesa News

620 Articles


Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox20 November 2014
VP8 & H.264 Become Mandatory For Browsers With WebRTC Support16 November 2014
Firefox OS 2.0 Developer Preview Gets WebNFC, H.264 Hardware Encode/Decode10 November 2014
Mozilla Launches Firefox Developer Edition10 November 2014
Mozilla's Servo Engine Is Crazy Fast Compared To Gecko09 November 2014
Mozilla Is Launching A New Web Browser Targeting Developers03 November 2014
SIMD For JavaScript Continues Coming Along30 October 2014
GPU Profiling Support Lands In Mozilla Firefox29 October 2014
Firefox 33 Brings OpenH264 Support13 October 2014
Rust Developers Planning For The Rust 1.0 Language16 September 2014
Mozilla Firefox 32 Surfaces With HTML5, Developer Changes01 September 2014
Mozilla Firefox On Wayland Is Progressing08 August 2014
Chris Beard Confirmed As Mozilla's CEO28 July 2014
Mozilla Unleashes Firefox 31 Web Browser22 July 2014
The Rust Language Is Improving, But Not Yet Ready For 1.016 July 2014

More Mozilla News

148 Articles


FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release20 November 2014
OpenELEC 5.0 Prepares To Take On Kodi, Runs With LibreSSL06 November 2014
Wayland Support Starts Coming Together For VLC Media Player16 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Alpha 4 Brings EGL + GLESv2 To X1105 October 2014
XBMC/Kodi 14 Is Going To Be Mostly About Cleaning Up01 September 2014
XBMC 13.2 Released, One Of The Last Before Kodi19 August 2014
MPlayer2-Forked MPV Player Releases v0.5 With A Lot Of Features12 August 2014
XBMC Is Being Renamed To "Kodi"01 August 2014
The FFmpeg vs. Libav War Continues In Debian Land29 July 2014
MPV 0.4.1 Brings Various Bug Fixes13 July 2014
KDE Plasma Media Center 1.3 Supports Baloo, MPRIS Specification23 June 2014
In Road To Qt, Audacious Switches From GTK3 Back To GTK223 June 2014
XBMC 13.1 Brings Fixes To Gotham09 June 2014
MythTV 0.27.1 Has 340+ Improvements03 June 2014
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Enters Release Candidate Phase26 May 2014

More Multimedia News

127 Articles


Nouveau Might Have A Logo17 November 2014
Nouveau Now Supports DRI3 Without GLAMOR22 October 2014
Nouveau-PerfKit Still Being Worked On, Perf Counter Code Expected For Linux 3.2010 October 2014
For Older NVIDIA GPUs, Nouveau Re-Clocking Is Getting Fit09 October 2014
Nouveau Memory Re-Clocking Comes For More NVIDIA GPUs29 September 2014
NVIDIA Alerts Nouveau: They're Starting To Sign/Validate GPU Firmware Images27 September 2014
Nouveau For Linux 3.18 Gains DP Audio, More Re-Clocking15 September 2014
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Support On Nouveau Still Requires More Work14 September 2014
Spliet Spills More Nouveau Re-Clocking Patches12 September 2014
More Nouveau Re-Clocking Patches Published04 September 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver Released With DRI3+Present, Maxwell, GLAMOR01 September 2014
Re-Clocking Your NVIDIA GPU With Nouveau On Linux 3.1728 August 2014
Nouveau On Oibaf PPA Is Back To Running Well27 August 2014
Nouveau Turns Into A Mess In Latest Linux 3.17 + Mesa 10.3-dev Tests26 August 2014
Nouveau Gets Improved Re-Clocking Handling For Select GPUs22 August 2014

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223 Articles


Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg22 November 2014
GeForce GTX 970/980 Linux Benchmarks With NVIDIA 346.16 Driver15 November 2014
NVIDIA Adds "Nyan Blaze" To Coreboot15 November 2014
Over-Volting Your GPU With The New NVIDIA Linux Driver15 November 2014
NVIDIA 346.16 Beta Adds VP8 Decoding, NVENC, GTK3 & Much More13 November 2014
NVIDIA NVPTX Port Added To GCC10 November 2014
NVIDIA's NVPTX Support For GCC Is Close To Being Merged20 October 2014
OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 97018 October 2014
Linux Testing Of The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97017 October 2014
NVIDIA Adds PhysX GPU Acceleration Support Under Linux13 October 2014
NVIDIA Is Still Pushing For A New Linux OpenGL ABI11 October 2014
NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux10 October 2014
Linux Anti-Aliasing Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 98010 October 2014
NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 98006 October 2014
NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 98005 October 2014

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439 Articles

Operating Systems

ReactOS Lands Its New Explorer Shell27 November 2014
Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Benchmarks21 November 2014
Linux Mint 17.1 Release Candidate Out15 November 2014
Scientific Linux 6.6 Released As RHEL 6.6 Spin13 November 2014
Mageia 5 Beta Released 1.5 Months Late12 November 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Trial Benchmarks With A Haswell-EP10 November 2014
ToAruOS: A Hobby Kernel & User-Space, Runs Mesa & GCC06 November 2014
ReactOS 0.3.17 Now Runs More 16-bit Windows Applications05 November 2014
Trisquel 7.0 LTS Released, Still Aiming At A More Free Ubuntu03 November 2014
Manjaro Works To Make Calamares A Distribution-Independent Installer31 October 2014
Linux-Turned-FreeBSD Distro Comes Up With A New Software License15 October 2014
OpenBenchmarking.org: Ubuntu Prepares To Be Overtaken By Arch Linux04 October 2014
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Development Benchmarks02 October 2014
OpenWRT 14.07 Features Its New Init/Event System02 October 2014
Operating System U Fails To Live Up To Its Goals29 September 2014

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277 Articles


Oracle & Canonical Collaborate Over Their Competing Linux OSes On OpenStack23 September 2014
Oracle Linux 7 Released Today As Its RHEL7 Clone23 July 2014
Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form30 April 2014
Oracle Linux 6.5 vs. Oracle Linux 7.0 Beta Benchmarks20 April 2014
Oracle Finally Releases Java 818 March 2014
Java JDK 8 Release Candidate Finally Arrives04 February 2014
Benchmarking Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel03 December 2013
OpenSXCE 2013.05 Revives The Solaris Community09 June 2013
Oracle Delays Java 8 To Next Year Over Security19 April 2013
Java JDK 8 Gets Delayed Due To Project Lambda21 February 2013
Solaris 12 Might Finally Bring Radeon KMS Driver02 February 2013
Oracle Linux 5.9 Is Out, Carries Unbreakable Kernel 217 January 2013
Oracle Wants To Embed JavaScript In Java Code26 November 2012
The AuroraUX Operating System Is Dead03 November 2012
Oracle Solaris 11.1 Brings 300+ Enhancements04 October 2012

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146 Articles


New Open-Source, Linux Benchmarks To Feast On26 November 2014
Lipki's Phoromatic Now Supports WoL / System Power Controls24 November 2014
PTS 5.4 Milestone 6 Released - Official "Lipki" Release Is Near19 November 2014
Previewing The Next-Gen Phoromatic For Centralized Test Orchestration/Management11 November 2014
PTS 5.4-Lipki Milestone 5 Keeps Furthering Automated, Open-Source Benchmarks10 November 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 M4 Keeps Improving Phoromatic For Automatic Benchmarking06 November 2014
AMD On Linux & Systemd Were Very Popular This Month31 October 2014
What Linux Benchmarks Would You Like To See Next?23 October 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 M3 Is Another Hearty Update20 October 2014
A Huge Update To Test: The Phoronix Test Suite With Behind-The-Firewall Phoromatic06 October 2014
Systemd & Debian Were Most Popular In September30 September 2014
The Most Dominating Linux Stories Of Q3'201429 September 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 Milestone 1 Released05 September 2014
AMD, Wine & Valve Dominated August For Linux Users01 September 2014
Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July31 July 2014

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468 Articles

Proprietary Software

Microsoft To Open-Source .NET, Bring It Officially To Linux12 November 2014
Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu30 September 2014
Adobe Brings Streaming Photoshop To Chromebooks29 September 2014
Opera 25 Beta Has Bookmarks & Linux Support15 September 2014
Opera 25 Development Release For Linux22 August 2014
Viber 4.2 Finally Released For Linux18 August 2014
Microsoft Open-Sources Its OOXML SDK25 June 2014
Opera 24 On Chromium Now Available For Linux23 June 2014
Skype 4.3 For Linux Released With Updated UI18 June 2014
Microsoft Reportedly Releasing A New Skype For Linux Soon24 May 2014
Microsoft ASP.NET vNext Is Open-Source, Runs On Linux12 May 2014
Kingsoft Office Is Still Being Ported To Linux07 May 2014
Microsoft Releases Skype For Linux 4.2, Has Bug-Fixes21 May 2013
Opera Confirms It's Betting On WebKit, Chromium13 February 2013
Opera To Release WebKit-Based Web Browser19 January 2013

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80 Articles


Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Does Thanksgiving Day Debut27 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Planned For Release On 9 December26 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Expected Later This Week25 November 2014
Qt Improvements Forthcoming For HiDPI Displays14 November 2014
The Release Of Qt3D 2.0 Is Making Progress, Not Too Far Out11 November 2014
Qt 5.4 Now In Beta With Web, Bluetooth LE, Graphics Improvements17 October 2014
Qt Cutelyst Web Framework Upped To v0.4.007 October 2014
Qt 5.4 Will Support Applications Under A Wayland Compositor23 September 2014
Digia Qt Spinoff Is Called "The Qt Company"16 September 2014
Qt 5.3.2 & Qt Creator 3.2.1 Released16 September 2014
Qt 5.4 Alpha Shows Off Graphics Improvements, New Qt WebEngine08 September 2014
Qt5 Will Now Support LGPLv3 Modules20 August 2014
Daydreaming About Qt6 & Qt710 August 2014
Qt 5.4 Is Now Under A Feature Freeze10 August 2014
Digia To Spin Off Qt Business Into Its Own Company06 August 2014

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154 Articles

Red Hat

Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.630 October 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Released With Several Enhancements14 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 Officially Released13 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC2 Is Ready For Testing03 October 2014
Intel's i7-5960X + X99 Motherboard On CentOS 7.0 Has Some Pains03 October 2014
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC1 Has Finally Arrived27 September 2014
RPM 4.12 Brings New Switches, New Rpm2Archive Utility16 September 2014
Red Hat Satellite 6 Takes Orbit10 September 2014
Red Hat Developers Introduce New Tool For Linux Storage Management05 September 2014
Red Hat Is Hiring To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers18 August 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Now In Beta12 August 2014
The Beta To The Final Minor Release Of RHEL5 Is Out10 July 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 Released08 July 2014
CentOS 7 Now Under Public QA13 June 2014
Red Hat Announces General Availability Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 710 June 2014

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OpenCL & SYCL Updated For Heterogeneous Parallel Programming18 November 2014
Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.0 Specification20 October 2014
Khronos Adds GLUS 2.0 To The OpenGL SDK15 October 2014
Cf4ocl Brings Object-Oriented API TO OpenCL14 October 2014
PHP As A Next-Generation Programming Language?02 October 2014
DisplayPort Comes To USB's Type-C Connector22 September 2014
Canonical Joined The Khronos Group To Help Mir/Wayland Drivers21 August 2014
Khronos Publishes Its Slides About OpenGL-Next20 August 2014
C++14 Is Complete19 August 2014
OpenROAD: Showing Off All The Khronos APIs13 August 2014
Microsoft Joins The Khronos WebGL Working Group11 August 2014
The Khronos Group Is Developing A New Graphics API From The Ground-Up11 August 2014
SPIR 2.0 Is Out In Provisional Form For OpenCL 2.011 August 2014
OpenGL 4.5 Released With New Features11 August 2014
Next Week We Should Hear All About OpenGL 5.010 August 2014

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching Is kGraft-Based18 November 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Officially Released, Uses Btrfs As Default04 November 2014
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Released - Supports MariaDB, Systemd & Btrfs27 October 2014
openSUSE Factory & Tumbleweed Are Merging24 October 2014
openSUSE 13.2 RC1 Is Out & Still Riding On Btrfs09 October 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks25 September 2014
Trying Out The OpenSUSE 13.2 Beta: The Installer Is Still Lacking22 September 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Beta Still Using Btrfs By Default, & KDE Plasma 5 For Testing22 September 2014
OpenSUSE Announcement On SUSE's Recent Merger17 September 2014
SUSE Gets Bought Out Again15 September 2014
Several Thousand People Use The New Rolling-Release OpenSUSE05 September 2014
OpenSUSE Factory Turns Into Rolling Release Distribution29 July 2014
Vincent Untz Steps Down From The openSUSE Board17 July 2014
OpenSUSE Conference 2014 Videos Posted29 April 2014
The 2014 OpenSUSE Conference Has Kicked Off25 April 2014

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Systemd Works On PPPoE Support02 November 2014
KDBUS Submitted For Review To The Mainline Linux Kernel29 October 2014
Systemd 217: Many New Features, Even More Bug-Fixes28 October 2014
Systemd 217 Will Introduce Its New "Consoled" User Console Daemon07 October 2014
Uselessd: A Stripped Down Version Of Systemd21 September 2014
New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd02 September 2014
Lennart Poettering Talks Up His New Linux Vision That Involves Btrfs31 August 2014
Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT20 August 2014
Using Udev Without Systemd Is Going To Become Harder07 July 2014
Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd05 July 2014
Systemd 215 Works On Factory Reset, DHCPv4 Server Support04 July 2014
Systemd's Plan For Stateless Systems, Factory Resets17 June 2014
VXLAN Support Added To Systemd's Networkd16 June 2014
Booting Ubuntu With Systemd Went Surprisingly Well12 June 2014
Systemd For The Ubuntu Server Gets Discussed12 June 2014

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Meizu's Ubuntu Phone Not Expected Until Early Next Year25 November 2014
The Switch To Systemd Will Likely Occur For Ubuntu 15.0414 November 2014
Ubuntu For Cars? It's A Possibility14 November 2014
Ubuntu Developers Devise New Terminal & Calculator Apps14 November 2014
Canonical's Plans For Unity 8 & Mir In Ubuntu 15.0413 November 2014
Ubuntu Developers Still Thinking What To Do About Adobe Flash Support13 November 2014
Ubuntu Linux Will Work To Slowly Demphasize 32-bit13 November 2014
Ubuntu's File Manager App Has A Long TODO List12 November 2014
Ubuntu 15.04 Might Finally Migrate To BlueZ 5 Bluetooth12 November 2014
The Ubuntu 15.04 Online Developer Summit Starts Tomorrow11 November 2014
Compiz 0.9.12 Released, Starts Porting GTK Window Decorator To GTK+ 306 November 2014
Canonical Developing LXD As A New Linux Hypervisor04 November 2014
Canonical Announces Its Own Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack28 October 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Officially Released23 October 2014
The Top Contributors To Mir Ahead Of Ubuntu 14.1022 October 2014

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Valve's VOGL Is Finally Back To Having New Commits, OS X Support19 November 2014
Happy Second Birthday To The Steam Linux Client06 November 2014
Steam Linux Usage Is Almost Back Up To 1.2%01 November 2014
Dead Island GOTY Now Available On Linux/SteamOS25 October 2014
SteamOS Update 145 Brings Compositor, Update Fixes22 October 2014
SteamOS: Desktop vs. Big Picture Mode Benchmarks11 October 2014
Former Valve/VOGL Dev: OpenGL Next Could Take 3+ Years09 October 2014
CS:GO For Linux Gains Better Stability, Community Server Support01 October 2014
A Future Catalyst Update Will Improve CS:GO's Linux Performance27 September 2014
Valve Rolls Out A New Steam Storefront23 September 2014
Valve Begins Publicly Tracking AMD Catalyst Linux Issues16 September 2014
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Is Getting Close To Launching On Linux11 September 2014
Steam Beta Update Adds Streaming From Linux Hosts04 September 2014
SteamOS Update 133 Has Better Intel Performance, VA-API26 August 2014
Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming21 August 2014

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OpenChrome: There's Apparently Not Much Left21 May 2014
VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline26 May 2013
OpenChrome Driver Is Far From Feature Complete06 April 2013
VIA Secretly Has A Working Gallium3D Driver02 April 2013
OpenChrome Provides New VIA X.Org Driver27 March 2013
VIA KMS Driver Now Supports HDMI Output25 March 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Being Toyed With16 February 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Not Ready For Mainline11 November 2012
VIA Puts Out Some Linux Kernel, Boot Loader Code26 July 2012
VIA's OpenChrome 0.3.0: "A Major Step Forward"24 July 2012
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Code Might Merge Soon30 June 2012
VIA Is Still At It: They Launched A $49 ARM PC23 May 2012
OpenChrome Now Defaults To EXA16 May 2012
How-To Bang On VIA Hardware With Linux KMS07 March 2012
OpenChrome VIA KMS Has A Goal For This Summer20 February 2012

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QEMU 2.2-rc3 Released, Final Release Pushed Back By Couple Days25 November 2014
VirtualBox 4.3.20 Arrives, Still No Sign Of VirtualBox 4.421 November 2014
QEMU 2.2 Release Candidate 1 Now Available12 November 2014
QEMU 2.2 Moves Closer To Release With Many New Features05 November 2014
Intel GVT-g GPU Virtualization Moves Closer23 October 2014
Features Coming This Winter With Xen 4.512 October 2014
Xen Gains PVSCSI Support With Linux 3.18 Kernel10 October 2014
ExaGear Launches For x86 Windows/Linux Apps On ARM03 October 2014
Understanding The Xen XSA-108 Security Issue02 October 2014
Virt Manager 1.1 On Finals For Release07 September 2014
New VM Software Claims To Be 4.5x Faster Than QEMU19 August 2014
Xen Orchestra 3.5 Released, Xen Orchestra 4 Enters Focus14 August 2014
QEMU 2.1 Officially Released01 August 2014
QEMU 2.1.0-rc3 Has More Bug Fixes23 July 2014
Xen Project Announces Mirage OS 2.022 July 2014

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Weston's IVI Shell Sees New Version27 November 2014
NEMO-UX Shell Is A Futuristic, Multi-User Wayland Experience18 November 2014
Wayland Live CD ISOs Updated15 November 2014
The Latest Wayland Work: Making Libweston07 November 2014
Enlightenment's New Wayland Compositor Code Is Now Functional, Supports XDG-Shell01 November 2014
Wayland Live CD Updated With New Capabilities, A SDL2 Wayland Game28 October 2014
LibWSM: Wayland Security Modules For Better Wayland Security10 October 2014
The Limitations Of Wayland On Fedora 2109 October 2014
Wayland Presentation Extension Added To Weston30 September 2014
There's Wayland Changes Needed Before GNOME Will Be 100% Ported25 September 2014
Libinput Is Great & Improves Linux Input Handling24 September 2014
Wayland & Weston 1.6 Released19 September 2014
Wayland Is Still In Ubuntu 14.1013 September 2014
Wayland/Weston 1.6 RC2 Released12 September 2014
The Developers Leading Wayland This Year10 September 2014

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Wine Developers Not Yet Convinced By Direct3D 9 In Mesa's Gallium14 November 2014
Wine 1.7.31 Still Hacking Away At DirectWrite & Direct2D14 November 2014
ReactOS Finally Supports Reading NTFS Volumes04 November 2014
Wine 1.7.30 Continues Work On DirectWrite & Offers Regedit Fixes31 October 2014
Wine 1.7.29 Is Still Implementing DirectWrite17 October 2014
CrossOver 14.0 Makes Installing Windows Apps Easier16 October 2014
Wine Direct3D Command Stream Not Landing Anytime Soon10 October 2014
Wine Developers Contemplate A Kernel-Like Staging Tree10 October 2014
Wine 1.7.28 Stubs Out DirectPlay Voice Support03 October 2014
Wine 1.7.27 Is Still Working Towards Direct2D Support19 September 2014
Wine 1.7.26 Implements More Of DirectWrite, C Runtime Improvements05 September 2014
PlayOnLinux Has Experimental BSD Support04 September 2014
Wine 1.7.25 Has A Packet Capture Library22 August 2014
Wine 1.7.24 Starts Working On A DirectWrite Implementation08 August 2014
Wine 1.7.23 Has Initial Support For 64-bit Android Builds25 July 2014

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X.Org Foundation Decides On Its Women Outreach Project31 October 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 ABI Bumped30 October 2014
GLAMOR Acceleration Continues To Be Cleaned Up30 October 2014
X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 Released, Exciting For GLAMOR & Modesetting29 October 2014
DRI2 Support Proposed For The Generic Mode-Setting Driver27 October 2014
XDC2014 Bordeaux Videos Posted13 October 2014
Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC201412 October 2014
FreeRDS Talked Up For X & Wayland12 October 2014
Libinput Is Great For X.Org & Wayland, Maybe Mir Too11 October 2014
The State Of The X.Org Foundation In Late 201411 October 2014
GLAMOR Is Making Linux 2D Performance More Glamorous10 October 2014
xf86-video-modesetting Gets The GLAMOR Treatment09 October 2014
XDC 2014 Kicked Off This Morning In Bordeaux08 October 2014
X.Org's XDC Is This Week In Bordeaux: Wayland, BSD & Wine06 October 2014
Freedreno 1.3.0 DDX Brings Several Fixes04 October 2014

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