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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.


AMD's HSA Driver - AMDKFD - To See More Improvements In Linux 4.219 May 2015
AMDGPU Open-Source Driver Code Continues Maturing17 May 2015
AMD Forms A Tiger Team For Catalyst Improvements, Including Linux13 May 2015
AMD Releases Open-Source VCE 1.0 Support12 May 2015
AMD Radeon GPUs With Linux 4.0 + Mesa 10.6-devel26 April 2015
AMD FP3 Motherboard Ported To Coreboot25 April 2015
TearFree Option Lands In xf86-video-ati Git22 April 2015
AMDKFD HSA Linux Driver Improvements Land Today21 April 2015
AMD's New Carrizo Graphics PCI IDs21 April 2015
AMD Open-Sources "Addrlib" From Catalyst21 April 2015
AMD Releases New "AMDGPU" Linux Kernel Driver & Mesa Support20 April 2015
There's Not Yet A Catalyst 15.4 Beta For Linux15 April 2015
AMD's New "AMDGPU" Kernel DRM Driver Might Finally Be Close15 April 2015
Radeon LLVM Code Generation Improvements Being Worked On14 April 2015
R600g SB Now Supports Geometry Shaders12 April 2015

More AMD News

942 Articles


PC-BSD 10.1.2 Brings New PersonaCrypt Utility18 May 2015
DragonFlyBSD Now Supports Encrypted SWAP17 May 2015
Broadwell Graphics, HDMI 4K & Other Features Land In DragonFlyBSD10 May 2015
GhostBSD 10.1 Beta Adds Vim To The Default Software Collection07 May 2015
Experimental DragonFlyBSD Code Adds Broadwell Graphics04 May 2015
PC-BSD Works Out Big Improvements For Its Lumina Desktop01 May 2015
OpenBSD 5.7 Released, Finally Brings USB 3.0 Support01 May 2015
Microsoft's CoreCLR Now Works On FreeBSD24 April 2015
FreeBSD's Pkg 1.5.0 Released, Brings Initial Ports To OS X & NetBSD14 April 2015
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its ACPICA Implementation09 April 2015
OpenBSD 5.7 Is Less Than One Month Out & Finally Has USB 3.006 April 2015
AMD Catalyst Might Be Coming To FreeBSD04 April 2015
PC-BSD Updates Its Lumina Desktop (v0.8.3)31 March 2015
HAMMER2 Gets A Man Page28 March 2015
GhostBSD 10.1 Now In Alpha For A FreeBSD-Powered MATE Desktop19 March 2015

More BSD News

269 Articles


AMD & Others Are Working On The LLVM SPIR-V Converter25 May 2015
GCC 6 Gets Support For The IBM z13 Mainframe Server23 May 2015
Using The New LLVM/Clang OpenMP Support22 May 2015
Zapcc Claims To Be A "Much Faster C++ Compiler"22 May 2015
Rust 1.0 Language Officially Released15 May 2015
LLVM's Clang Adds Support For ARM/AArch64 v8.1a14 May 2015
LLVM Clang FInally Has Complete OpenMP 3.1 Support!11 May 2015
Musl Libc Support Lands In Mainline GCC08 May 2015
GCC 6 Will Look To Switch To C++11 By Default07 May 2015
HHVM 3.7 Brings More Performance Improvements04 May 2015
Microsoft's Visual C++ Team Is Improving Clang For Windows02 May 2015
OpenMP 4.1 Support Is In The Works For GCC29 April 2015
DragonEgg Starts Cracking In LLVM29 April 2015
GCC 4.9.2 vs. GCC 5 Benchmarks On An Intel Xeon Haswell27 April 2015
GCC 5.1 Officially Released22 April 2015

More Compiler News

565 Articles


A Gigabyte Sandy/Ivy Bridge Motherboard Now Handled By Coreboot20 April 2015
Veyron Danger & Brain Motherboards Now In Coreboot15 April 2015
New Google Boards Added To Coreboot11 April 2015
Coreboot Ported To A ~$30 AMD AM1 Motherboard10 April 2015
ARM64 Improvements Piling Up In Coreboot28 March 2015
Chromebooks Powered By The MIPS Pistachio, Linux Support Evolving21 March 2015
Siemens Commits New Motherboard Support To Coreboot06 March 2015
The Binary Blobs Making Up Coreboot01 March 2015
Coreboot Developer: Purism Doesn't Deliver On Libre Firmware26 February 2015
New AMD Processors Supported By Coreboot21 February 2015
Why You Don't See Coreboot Supported By Many Modern Intel Systems10 February 2015
Lenovo ThinkPad T430s Ported To Coreboot08 February 2015
Coreboot Ports Over XGI Framebuffer Support From Linux Kernel05 February 2015
Coreboot Now Supports Another Dual-Socket AMD Motherboard28 January 2015
Chromebook "Rush" With 64-bit Tegra SoC Support Lands In Coreboot26 January 2015

More Coreboot News

76 Articles


Debian Is Still Working To Tackle ZFS On Linux Support19 May 2015
Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 Released29 April 2015
Debian 9.0 Is Codenamed Stretch26 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Released25 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Ready For Release This Weekend22 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie's Installer RC3 Released19 April 2015
ZFS & Libdvdcss Should Soon Be In Debian16 April 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Gets A Release Date31 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie RC2 Installer Released27 March 2015
New Debian TC Members Appointed For Going Past The Systemd Fallout09 March 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Might Be Released In April09 March 2015
CrunchBang Is The Latest Linux Distribution Calling It Quits06 February 2015
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Installer RC1 Released26 January 2015
Debian Installer Reaches RC State For 8.0 Jessie12 January 2015
Debian 7.8 Is Out While Waiting For Debian 8.0 Jessie11 January 2015

More Debian News

129 Articles


Xfce's Power Manager Is Finally Ported To GTK325 May 2015
Linux Mint Releases Cinnamon 2.6 Desktop19 May 2015
Bodhi Linux Forks Enlightenment E1729 April 2015
EFL 1.14 Beta Brings Ecore-DRM Improvements13 April 2015
Elementary OS 0.3 "Freya" Now Available11 April 2015
Enlightenment EFL 1.14.0 Alpha 107 April 2015
Emile: Enlightenment EFL's Latest Addition17 March 2015
Enlightenment's Evas GL Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.016 March 2015
Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work28 February 2015
The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.1228 February 2015
Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release27 February 2015
Xfce 4.12 Is Still Planned For Release In One Week20 February 2015
Enlightenment EFL 1.13 Released09 February 2015
Fluxbox 1.3.7 Released With Few Changes08 February 2015
Xfce 4.12 Planned For Release In A Few Weeks07 February 2015

More Desktop News

192 Articles


Fedora Server 22 Benchmarks With XFS & The Linux 4.0 Kernel23 May 2015
Fedora 22 Is Being Released Next Tuesday22 May 2015
Fedora 22 Risks Being Delayed Beyond Next Week21 May 2015
Fedora 22 Marches Closer To Release21 May 2015
The Current Open-Source OpenCL Experience On Fedora15 May 2015
GNOME 3.16 On Fedora 22: Wayland vs. X.Org14 May 2015
Fedora 21 vs. Fedora 22 Benchmarks14 May 2015
The One Problem I Have So Far With Fedora's DNF Package Manager13 May 2015
Fedora 22 Is Now Under Its Final Freeze12 May 2015
DNF 1.0 Released, Declared Stable Package Manager For Fedora11 May 2015
F2FS Is Working Fine These Days With Fedora's Kernel10 May 2015
RPM Fusion Starts Rolling Out For Fedora 2209 May 2015
The Issues People Face With Fedora Workstation08 May 2015
Mono 4 Is Planned For Fedora 2304 May 2015
Fedora 22 Beta Now Available For AArch64 & POWER01 May 2015

More Fedora News

483 Articles

Free Software

LibreOffice 5.0 Beta 1 Released21 May 2015
LibreOffice Can Now Import Apple Pages & Numbers Files21 May 2015
Another HTTPS Vulnerability Rattles The Internet20 May 2015
LibreOffice 5.0 Open-Source Office Suite Has Been Branched20 May 2015
GNU Guix 0.8.2 Adds 718 New Packages14 May 2015
The Increasing Problem Of FOSS Mailing List Flooding Attacks10 May 2015
Mono 4.0 Makes Use Of Microsoft's Open-Source Code, C# 6.001 May 2015
Microsoft, NVIDIA & Linux 4.1 Dominated Linux News In April30 April 2015
Git 2.4 Release Improves The BSD Experience30 April 2015
OpenBenchmarking.org & Phoronix.com Are Now Running On MariaDB30 April 2015
Tux3 File-System Works Out Faster Fsync Support29 April 2015
The State Of The Lima/Tamil Driver Code23 April 2015
Nginx 1.8.0 Brings Backend SSL Verification, Experimental Thread Pools21 April 2015
Library Operating System (LibOS) For Linux Still Being Pursued19 April 2015
Open-Source Ardour 4.0 Audio Software Has Big Improvements18 April 2015

More Free Software News

1081 Articles


Godot 1.1 Engine Release Brings New 2D Engine22 May 2015
Spec Ops: The Line Is The Latest Linux Shooter15 May 2015
Crytek Finally Moves Along With The CryENGINE Linux Port08 May 2015
Linux Game Publishing Remains Down For The Count05 May 2015
Godot Game Engine 1.1 Up To RC State02 May 2015
Unreal Engine 4.8 Adding SteamVR Support30 April 2015
Unigine 2.0 Beta 2 Brings PBR, SSR, Kinect 2 Support24 April 2015
Running Benchmarks On The Newest Open-Source OpenGL 3.1+ Game21 April 2015
SuperTuxKart 0.9 Released With Its New OpenGL 3 Engine21 April 2015
C4 Game Engine Continues Supporting Linux19 April 2015
Age of Wonders III Released For Linux14 April 2015
BioWare Opens Up The "Orbit" Project05 April 2015
Godot 1.1 Engine Now In Beta04 April 2015
The Big SuperTuxKart Update Is Almost Ready01 April 2015
Shadow Warrior Is Being Released For Linux Next Week27 March 2015

More Gaming News

1026 Articles


GNOME 3.18 - GTK3 Now Supports RandR 1.522 May 2015
Nautilus & Calendar Improvements Plus More For GNOME 3.1818 May 2015
GNOME 3.16.2 Released13 May 2015
NetworkManager 1.0.2 Arrives As First Post-1.0 Release05 May 2015
GNOME 3.17.1 Released03 May 2015
Improvements On The Way For GNOME's Nautilus File Manager01 May 2015
OPW/Outreachy Has 30 Summer Projects For Encouraging Women In Open-Source30 April 2015
GTK+ 3.17.1 Fixes Many Bugs, Drops XP, Improves High Contrast Themes29 April 2015
A Brief Update On Fwupd For Linux Firmware Updating Of Devices28 April 2015
GIMP's Porting To GTK3 Continues22 April 2015
GTK+ 3.18 Plans For Full Wayland Support, A Scenegraph22 April 2015
Midori 0.5.10 Browser Released20 April 2015
GNOME 3.18 Release Schedule: 23 September Release20 April 2015
NetworkManager Drops WiMAX Support17 April 2015
GNOME 3.16.1 Released16 April 2015

More GNOME News

515 Articles


GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months25 April 2015
GNU Hurd 0.6 Released Brings Clean-Ups & Fixes15 April 2015
GnuPG 2.1.3 Adds New Features12 April 2015
GNU Nano 2.4.0 Brings Complete Undo System, Linter Support & More23 March 2015
GDB 7.9 Brings Improvements To The Python Scripting API20 February 2015
GNU Linux-libre 3.19 Kernel Deblobs More Drivers09 February 2015
RMS Feels There's "A Systematic Effort To Attack GNU Packages"07 February 2015
GNU C Library 2.21 Released With Bug & Security Fixes06 February 2015
GNU Guix Continues Advancing As A Package Manager & Linux DIstribution05 February 2015
Don't Want systemd? Try GNU Hurd, But It Still Lacks 64-bit, Audio & USB04 February 2015
Free Software Foundation Endorses Another (Outdated) Laptop29 January 2015
Linux "GHOST" Vulnerability Hits Glibc Systems27 January 2015
The GNU Offloading & Multi-Processing Runtime Library10 January 2015
GNU Automake 1.15 Released, Still Preparing For Automake 2.006 January 2015
Nano-Archimedes Is The Latest GNU Project, Making More Scientific Software Open-Source04 January 2015

More GNU News

107 Articles


Google Chrome 43 Brings Better Linux HiDPI Support19 May 2015
Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun04 May 2015
The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 201504 May 2015
With Linux 4.1 You Can Play With The Chrome OS Lightbar26 April 2015
Google Working On NVIDIA CUDA Support Via LLVM?21 April 2015
Google's Experimental QUIC Transport Protocol Is Showing Promise18 April 2015
Chrome 43 Beta Brings Web MIDI & Permissions API16 April 2015
Google Chrome 42 Brings The Push API & Extras14 April 2015
Encryption Support For EXT411 April 2015
Google Chrome Will Soon Work Better For Linux HiDPI Systems09 April 2015
libvpx 1.4.0 Brings Faster VP9 Encode/Decode03 April 2015
Google's Dart 1.9 Brings More Async Programming26 March 2015
There's Many Exciting Possible GSoC 2015 Coding Projects21 March 2015
GXUI: A New Cross-Platform UI Library By Google18 March 2015
Students: It's Time To Apply For GSoC 201516 March 2015

More Google News

176 Articles


The CompuLab Fitlet Is A Neat Little Linux PC With AMD SoC25 May 2015
Allwinner Publishes New CedarX Open-Source Code21 May 2015
ACPI 6 Non-Volatile Memory Device Support / NFIT / LIBND For Linux21 May 2015
Oculus Rift Suspends Linux Development To Focus On Windows16 May 2015
Keeping The Humidity Out Of The Basement Linux Server Room05 May 2015
Adding Extra Ventilation To The Basement Linux Server Room30 April 2015
Btrfs RAID Testing Begins With Linux 4.030 April 2015
The Big Hardware Collection Powering The Benchmark Lab30 April 2015
The New Linux Performance Test Lab Is Already Being Expanded23 April 2015
ACPI For 64-bit ARM Proposed For Linux 4.123 April 2015
Linux 4.1 Supports Annapurna's Alpine & Other ARM Platform Work22 April 2015
My Favorite Computer Desk Of The Past Decade For Less Than $10022 April 2015
Linux GPU Switching For Apple's MacBook Pro, Revised21 April 2015
6-Disk ZFS On Linux RAID Server Benchmarks21 April 2015
Linux-Powered Endless Computer Raises $100k+ In A Few Days18 April 2015

More Hardware News

678 Articles


Intel VA-API Driver 1.6 Is Coming22 May 2015
More Intel Driver Code Merged Into DRM-Next For Linux 4.2 Kernel19 May 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Uses NIR By Default For Vertex Shaders19 May 2015
Beignet Is Working On OpenCL 2.0 Open-Source Linux Support13 May 2015
Intel Cherryview Now Supports OpenCL On Linux13 May 2015
One Of Intel's Newest Linux Graphics Developers Is A Former Ubuntu Dev11 May 2015
Another OpenGL 4.2 Extension Comes Close For Intel Mesa28 April 2015
Intel Is Making Some Progress With Compute Shaders27 April 2015
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Haswell Performance26 April 2015
Intel Bay Trail & Cherry Trail CPUs To Run Faster With Linux 4.126 April 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Brings Better Intel Performance For CS:GO & TF221 April 2015
Intel's Windows Driver Now Supports OpenGL 4.4, Linux Driver Still With OpenGL 3.320 April 2015
Intel's Turbostat Adds Skylake Support In Linux 4.119 April 2015
Intel Releases 2015-Q1 XenGT With Broadwell Support10 April 2015
70 Intel DRM Linux Kernel Patches Bring Some Performance Optimizations07 April 2015

More Intel News

804 Articles


openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Defaults To KDE Plasma 5.317 May 2015
KDE Applications 15.08 Planned For Release On 19 August15 May 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.10 Released09 May 2015
KDE's KWin Just Became A Proper Wayland Compositor08 May 2015
Macaw-Movies: A KDE Movie Organizing Application06 May 2015
Wayland & Other Tasks Being Worked On For KDE Plasma 5.430 April 2015
Upgrading To KDE Plasma 5.3 On Kubuntu 15.0428 April 2015
KDE Plasma 5.3 Released: Expands On Widgets, Bluetooth, PM28 April 2015
KDE Applications 15.04 Adds Kdenlive & KDE Telepathy15 April 2015
KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Offers Better Power Management, Steps Toward Wayland14 April 2015
KDE Frameworks 5.9 Adds ModemManagerQt11 April 2015
digiKam 4.9.0 Released07 April 2015
Porting Krita To Qt5 Will Take Some Time, But Is Being Done Right06 April 2015
Why KDE's KWin Doesn't Integrate Weston/QtCompositor For Wayland Support31 March 2015
Rootless XWayland Support Part Of KWin 5.323 March 2015

More KDE News

434 Articles

Linux Events

FOSDEM 2015 Videos Published24 February 2015
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland12 January 2015
FOSDEM 2015 Is Less Than One Month Away07 January 2015
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

More Linux Events News

34 Articles

Linux Kernel

Linux 4.1-rc5 Kernel Released24 May 2015
The Latest Linux Kernel Git Code Fixes The EXT4 RAID0 Corruption Problem23 May 2015
The Linux 4.0 EXT4 RAID Corruption Bug Has Been Uncovered21 May 2015
The Linux 4.0 Kernel Currently Has An EXT4 Corruption Issue19 May 2015
Linux 4.1-rc4 Kernel Arrives A Day Late18 May 2015
The Heated KDBUS Debate For The Linux Kernel Has Fizzled Out14 May 2015
Four Remote Packet-of-Death Vulnerabilities In The Linux Kernel13 May 2015
F2FS File-System Moves Forward With Encryption Support13 May 2015
Linux Jailhouse Hypervisor 0.5 Adds x86_64 & ARMv7 Support11 May 2015
Linux 4.1-rc3 Kernel Is Out: The "Mother's Day Sunday Release"10 May 2015
AMD Radeon R9 290: Linux 4.0 vs. Linux 4.1 Git06 May 2015
Linux 4.1-RC2 Kernel Released03 May 2015
Lucid Sleep Support Is Being Worked On For The Upstream Linux Kernel01 May 2015
Intel Haswell/Broadwell Power Use On Linux Still Moving Lower27 April 2015
Linux 4.1-rc1 Kernel Released, Packs In Several New Features26 April 2015

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1256 Articles


Yet Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension Is Nearing Completion In Mesa25 May 2015
Mesa 10.5.6 Brings Fixes All Over The Place24 May 2015
Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU Drivers23 May 2015
Intel Skylake Adds ASTC Texture Compression, Open-Source Support Coming20 May 2015
OpenGL 4.3 Shader Storage Buffer Objects Coming To Mesa20 May 2015
Mesa 10.6 RC1 Released19 May 2015
Mesa 10.6 Has Been Branched, Mesa 10.7 Now In Development19 May 2015
Freedreno Now Supports The A306 GPU17 May 2015
RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver To Be Enabled For Android15 May 2015
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Tacks On Another OpenGL 4 Extension14 May 2015
Mesa 10.6 Being Branched Soon, Official Release Coming Early June11 May 2015
Intel Continues Its OpenGL ES 3.1 Mesa Enablement11 May 2015
OpenGL 4.5 DSA Support Is Done In Mesa08 May 2015
OpenGL 4.1 Extension Implemented For Intel Mesa Sandy Bridge06 May 2015
EGL Sync Extensions Come To Gallium3D30 April 2015

More Mesa News

695 Articles


Firefox 38 Adds Responsive Image Support, Ruby Annotations12 May 2015
Mozilla Moves Forward With Deprecating Non-Secure HTTP30 April 2015
Mozilla Start Drafting Plans To Deprecate Insecure HTTP13 April 2015
Firefox 37 Coming Today With Heartbeat, HTTPS Bing31 March 2015
NSS 3.18 Release Increases RSA Key Pair Size, Ups Protocol Versions21 March 2015
Mozilla Is Getting Excited About WebGL 204 March 2015
Mozilla Thunderbird Adoption Climbs, Thunderbird 38 In May28 February 2015
Firefox 36 Brings Full HTTP/2 Support24 February 2015
Bugzilla 5.0 Is Coming Soon With New Features31 January 2015
Mozilla Lands VR Support Into Firefox Nightly20 January 2015
Mozilla's Servo Still On Track For 2015 Alpha Release19 January 2015
Firefox 35 Is Ready For Release, Available For Download Now12 January 2015
MozJPEG Is Evolving Well For Better Optimized JPEGs29 December 2014
Mozilla Developer Experimenting With Firefox UI In HTML10 December 2014
Firefox 34 Brings Its Improved Search Bar, Firefox Hello01 December 2014

More Mozilla News

163 Articles


OpenELEC 6.0 Now In Beta, Powered By Kodi 1507 May 2015
Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released01 May 2015
Kodi 15 Alpha 2 Released01 April 2015
PulseAudio 7.0 To Enable LFE Remixing By Default30 March 2015
Audacity 2.1 Improves Noise Reduction, Adds Real-Time Effects Preview30 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Released To End Out The "XBMC" 14.x Series28 March 2015
FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs25 March 2015
Kodi 14.2 Release Candidate Available19 March 2015
FFmpeg 2.6 Release Brings NVENC Support07 March 2015
XBMC/Kodi 15.0 Alpha 1 Released28 February 2015
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support27 February 2015
Kodi 14.2 Helix Beta 1 Works On More Bug Fixing17 February 2015
VLC 2.2 Has Many Features Coming, But VLC 3.0 Will Be Even More Exciting10 February 2015
XBMC's Kodi 14.1 Brings Bug-Fixes, MIPS Port Lands In Master02 February 2015
GStreamer Is In Great Shape For 2015 With More Features Coming20 January 2015

More Multimedia News

146 Articles


Nouveau Lands GL_AMD_Performance_Monitor Support05 May 2015
GTX 750 Maxwell Acceleration Starts Working On Nouveau With Linux 4.128 April 2015
The NVIDIA GTX 750 Will Finally Run Easy With Acceleration On Linux 4.115 April 2015
Nouveau: NVIDIA's New Hardware Is "VERY Open-Source Unfriendly"15 April 2015
Nouveau Gallium3D Now Supports Double-Precision Floating-Point Data Types21 February 2015
Nouveau In Linux 3.20 Will Have A Lot Of Code Cleaning26 January 2015
The GTX 970/980 Maxwell GPUs Light Up With Nouveau On Linux 3.1910 January 2015
Texture Compression Enabled For Nouveau NV50 Gallium3D05 January 2015
NVIDIA Sends Out 11 Nouveau Patches For Christmas24 December 2014
NVIDIA Updates (Some) Public Documentation For Latest Maxwell GPUs10 December 2014
Nouveau Changes Queued For Linux 3.19, Adds Initial GM204 Support02 December 2014
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

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234 Articles


NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With Kernel Mode-Setting23 May 2015
NVIDIA 352.09 Linux Driver Brings G-SYNC Improvements, Fixes19 May 2015
NVIDIA 346.72 Linux Driver Brings Few Fixes13 May 2015
NVIDIA 349.16 Linux Driver Brings Fixes14 April 2015
NVIDIA 346.59 Linux Driver Brings Support For New GPUs07 April 2015
Open-Source Driver Fans Will Love NVIDIA's New OpenGL Demo27 March 2015
NVIDIA Linux 349.12 Beta Has Improved G-SYNC & VDPAU Features25 March 2015
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X Linux Testing Time25 March 2015
NVIDIA Command-List Support In Newest Drivers To Lower GL Overhead20 March 2015
NVIDIA CUDA 7 Officially Released18 March 2015
NVIDIA Releases $15,000 USD Linux-Powered Developer System18 March 2015
NVIDIA Launches The GeForce GTX TITAN X, Linux Tests Coming17 March 2015
VDPAU 1.1 Library Fixes H.265/HEVC Issues16 March 2015
NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference Is Next Week11 March 2015
NVIDIA Announces VDPAU 1.0 With HEVC/H.265 Decoding09 March 2015

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470 Articles

Operating Systems

OpenWRT 15.05 Preparing Improved Security & Better Networking22 May 2015
Foresight Linux Announces The End Of Development12 May 2015
Fresh, 5-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks On Amazon's EC2 Cloud06 May 2015
Debian-Based Distribution Updated With KDE 3.5 Forked Desktop27 April 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 3 Alpha: Adds UEFI Support, Defaults To LXQt24 April 2015
Arch-Based Antergos Sees Updated Install Media With GNOME 3.1612 April 2015
LMDE 2 MATE & Cinnamon Editions Released10 April 2015
Scientific Linux 7.1 Is Coming Soon, Up To An RC State03 April 2015
OpenIndiana 2015.03 Updates Its Solaris/Illumos Environment31 March 2015
BlackArch Linux Updated, Now Ships With 1200+ Tools30 March 2015
Linux Mint Releases LMDE 2 RCs18 March 2015
Manjaro 0.9.0-pre4 Has Xfce 4.12 & Other Improvements14 March 2015
Foreign LINUX: Running Unmodified Linux Binaries On Windows12 March 2015
"Why Linux Is Still Not Ready For The Desktop"12 March 2015
Concerns Arise Over Chromium OS (Accidentally?) Re-Licensing Gentoo Ebuilds07 March 2015

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320 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


Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 M3 Brings Live Sensor Monitors, Halt Testing Option12 May 2015
Welcoming The 2015 Phoronix Summer Intern12 May 2015
Phoronix Forum Upgrade Ongoing + Ad Quality Improvements09 May 2015
Phoronix Forums Upgraded: Mobile + HTTPS Friendly08 May 2015
Mobile Optimizations Coming For Phoronix02 May 2015
HTTPS Will Be Available To All Phoronix Readers30 April 2015
Reasons To Make A PTS/OB Test Profile For Your Software28 April 2015
HTTPS For Phoronix.com26 April 2015
New Phoronix.com Web Server25 April 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 Milestone 2 Released - More Work On Phoromatic22 April 2015
Phoronix Server Upgrade This Weekend: Dual Haswell Xeons, 96GB DDR418 April 2015
OpenBenchmarking.org Now Ad-Free, Load Times, New Servers & More17 April 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 Milestone 1 Brings More Phoromatic Features02 April 2015
It's Been Five Years Since The Phoronix Visit To Chernobyl01 April 2015
Vulkan, The New Linux Server Room & BioShock Won Linux Users In March01 April 2015

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511 Articles

Proprietary Software

Microsoft Open-Sources The Windows Communication Foundation20 May 2015
Trying Out Microsoft Visual Studio Code On Linux29 April 2015
Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!29 April 2015
Opera 29 Brings Tab Synchronization Between Devices29 April 2015
Vivaldi TP3 Browser Adds Native Window Support On Linux28 April 2015
Microsoft's Open-Source Group Merges Back Into The Company19 April 2015
Microsoft Could One Day Potentially Open-Source Windows03 April 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Supports Targeting Linux02 April 2015
New SecureBoot Concerns Arise With Windows 1021 March 2015
Microsoft Open-Sources MSBuild Engine19 March 2015
Vivaldi Browser Decides To Support 32-Bit Linux17 February 2015
Vivaldi Browser Downloaded More Than 400k Times So Far04 February 2015
Microsoft's .NET Team Open-Sources CoreCLR03 February 2015
Windows 10 To Be A Free Upgrade: What Linux Users Need To Know21 January 2015
Opera Browser Puts Out Linux Updates For The Holidays19 December 2014

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96 Articles


Qt Turns 20 Years Old, KDE Celebrates20 May 2015
Qt 5.5 Beta Finally Released15 May 2015
Qt Gamepad: Adding Gamepad Support To The Toolkit14 May 2015
Qt 5.5 Now Plans To Ship At The End Of June13 May 2015
Qt 5.5 Beta Is Coming Soon, Snapshot Released05 May 2015
Qt Creator 3.4 Brings C++ Programming Improvements & More23 April 2015
QtWebEngine Poses Problems For Debian, Distribution Vendors23 April 2015
Qt 5.5 Beta Is Closer With Today's Snapshot16 April 2015
Qt Installer Framework 2.0 Is Out07 April 2015
Qt Creator 3.4 Is Near01 April 2015
Qt 5.5 Alpha Finally Released17 March 2015
Qt 5.5 Alpha Is Getting Close, But Still Behind Schedule02 March 2015
Qt 5.5 Features: Many Exciting Improvements19 February 2015
Qt3D Will Likely Only Be A Tech Preview In Qt 5.509 February 2015
LXQt 0.9 Released, Now Requires Qt5 & KDE Frameworks 508 February 2015

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174 Articles

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Beta Released05 May 2015
Red Hat Joins Khronos, The Group Behind OpenGL & Vulkan17 April 2015
Red Hat Is Rolling Out A VirtIO DRM/KMS GPU Driver24 March 2015
Red Hat / Fedora's DevConf.cz 2015 Videos Now Online12 February 2015
Red Hat Is Hiring A New Linux Kernel Engineer For Fedora26 January 2015
Red Hat Is Hiring More Developers To Work On Wayland, Open-Source Graphics22 January 2015
Red Hat Work On Improving Glibc Math Performance02 January 2015
After 10+ Years, NetworkManager Reaches v1.019 December 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Now In Beta11 December 2014
CentOS Puts Out Its First Monthly Rolling Media Release05 December 2014
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

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Khronos Group Releases Final SYCL 1.2 Specification11 May 2015
Many OpenGL ES 3.1 Commits Land In Mesa04 May 2015
Khronos Group Publishes SPIR-V Revision 3013 April 2015
More SPIR-V & Vulkan Details Might Be Revealed Next Week07 April 2015
The Vulkan & SPIR-V Presentations From NVIDIA GTC 201526 March 2015
POCL 0.11 Adds New Portable Computing Language Features16 March 2015
HHVM Continues Beating PHP At Its Own Game13 March 2015
Khronos Group Posts Their Vulkan + SPIR-V Q&A12 March 2015
Learning About OpenCL 2.1 With The Khronos Group's Technical Overview12 March 2015
OpenGL 4.0 Turns Five Years Old, Mesa Still Doesn't Fully Support It11 March 2015
The Khronos Group's Vulkan, SPIR-V & OpenCL 2.1 Presentations05 March 2015
GLAVE: A Debug Tool For The New Vulkan Graphics API05 March 2015
A Provisional Specification To SPIR-V03 March 2015
Confirmed: Vulkan Is The Next-Gen Graphics API02 March 2015
Not Everyone Likes The Possible "VULKAN" Name For Next-Gen OpenGL01 March 2015

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Testing Plasma 5 On openSUSE, KDE Switching Plans06 April 2015
openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Moving To Systemd's Journal, GNOME 3.16, Plasma 502 April 2015
openSUSE Tumbleweed Continues Ascending05 March 2015
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

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Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released21 May 2015
Systemd Kills Off Shutdownd24 April 2015
Systemd Adds Reboot To EFI Firmware Option08 April 2015
Systemd Works On More Btrfs Functionality06 April 2015
Systemd Change Allows For Stateless Systems With Tmpfs24 March 2015
Ubuntu Cloud Switches Over To Using Systemd By Default04 March 2015
Systemd Gets An Fsck Daemon/Service18 February 2015
systemd Lands SD-Boot, Its EFI Boot Manager & Stub Loader17 February 2015
Systemd 219 Released With A Huge Amount Of New Features16 February 2015
VLC Gains Support For Systemd's Journal08 February 2015
Gummiboot UEFI Boot Loader To Be Added To Systemd02 February 2015
Systemd-Import Expands Its Container Capabilities17 January 2015
Systemd Gains IP Forwarding, IP Masquerading & Basic Firewall Controls14 January 2015
Systemd Development Skyrocketed This Year31 December 2014
The Lead Developers Of systemd30 December 2014

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Canonical Is Reportedly Considering An IPO22 May 2015
Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule Firmed Up21 May 2015
Will Ubuntu Linux Hit 200 Million Users This Year?20 May 2015
Meizu Launches The Ubuntu MX4 In China17 May 2015
Ubuntu Finally Looks To Go With Persistent Network Interface Names11 May 2015
Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf Daily ISOs Begin10 May 2015
The Exciting Ubuntu 15.10 Linux News Of The Past Week10 May 2015
Mir 0.14 Enters Development08 May 2015
Ubuntu MATE Is Becoming A Thriving Member Of The Ubuntu Family08 May 2015
Ubuntu Snappy To Work On Deduplication Support08 May 2015
Ubuntu Plans For Python 3 By Default For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS08 May 2015
Select Ubuntu Versions Are Working To Switch To Systemd's Networkd07 May 2015
Lubuntu Makes Progress On Switching Over To LXQt07 May 2015
Ubuntu Benchmarking Workloads + Clouds06 May 2015
Ubuntu Touch Is Making Progress On Porting To Systemd06 May 2015

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SteamOS 159 Drops Support For NVIDIA's Pre-Fermi Graphics Cards06 May 2015
Steam Linux Usage Drops Below 1%04 May 2015
Valve Releases OpenVR SDK30 April 2015
Valve Adds 64-bit Linux Support To SteamVR30 April 2015
It's Been Three Years Since The Big Steam Linux Reveal27 April 2015
There's Now More Than 1,100 Games On Steam For Linux24 April 2015
Valve Is Giving Out Their Steam Linux Games To Mesa Developers10 April 2015
Linux Usage Rose By A Tiny Amount On Steam Last Month02 April 2015
How Far Valve Has Come: Three Years Ago They Needed OpenGL Linux Help30 March 2015
Learning More About The Intel Vulkan Driver, Linux Vulkan Plans12 March 2015
Rumors Arise Over State Of Steam Machines & SteamOS08 January 2015
Steam Client Beta Improves Video Performance, Adds FPS Counter03 January 2015
Steam Gaming On PC-BSD14 December 2014
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

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The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver & DRM/KMS Linux Driver13 January 2015
A New VIA OpenChrome Gallium3D Driver Is Under Development08 January 2015
The VIA OpenChrome DRM Still Might Be Kicking In 201503 January 2015
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

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Ubuntu's LXD vs. KVM For The Linux Cloud23 May 2015
VENOM Bug In QEMU Escapes VM Security13 May 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 3 Released07 May 2015
Virt-Manager 1.2.0 Brings OVMF/AAVMF Support For UEFI In VMs04 May 2015
QEMU 2.3 Officially Released27 April 2015
Linux 4.1: Full DynTicks For KVM Guests To Become Possible15 April 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 2 Released14 April 2015
QEMU 2.3.0-rc2 Released04 April 2015
VirtualBox 5.0 Now In Beta, Adds PV To Windows/Linux Guests01 April 2015
QEMU 2.3 RC1 Released With Many Last Minute Changes24 March 2015
QEMU 2.3 Approaches Release & Is Bringing Many Improvements18 March 2015
Virgil3D Is Still Happening, New 3D Test Harness Created16 March 2015
Conservancy Sues VMware Over GPL Compliance05 March 2015
KVM Brings Some Improvements To Linux 3.2013 February 2015
Does VirtualBox VM Have Much A Future Left?30 January 2015

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Wayland / Weston 1.8 Release Candidate Arrives16 May 2015
Libweston Likely To Be Delayed To Wayland's Weston 1.914 May 2015
Wayland On Mesa Now Supports DRI_PRIME, Render Nodes11 May 2015
Wayland 1.8 Alpha Released07 May 2015
Libinput 0.15 Adds New Debug Events Utility05 May 2015
Wayland 1.8 Alpha Release Delayed02 May 2015
FreeGLUT Ported Natively To Wayland07 April 2015
Wayland's Weston Terminal Can Now Be Minimized29 March 2015
Wayland Security Module Gets Prototyped By Tizen09 March 2015
Wayland's Weston Gets A Surface-Shooting API25 February 2015
Plans Brewing For Libinput 1.023 February 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 Make It For Ubuntu 15.0420 February 2015
Wayland & Weston 1.7.0 Release Brings Valentine's Love To The Linux Display Stack14 February 2015
GTK+ Finally Supports Minimizing Windows On Wayland12 February 2015
Weston Repainting With The New Presentation Extension11 February 2015

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Wine-Staging 1.7.43 Tacks On More Bug Fixes18 May 2015
Wine 1.7.43 Works On Desktop Shell Window Support15 May 2015
USB Support For Wine Is Being Discussed Again11 May 2015
Wine 1.7.42 Implements More Of Direct2D01 May 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.41 Works On Improved Debugging Support20 April 2015
Wine 1.7.41 Works More On Kernel Job Objects, MSI Patches17 April 2015
Wine-Staging Brings Emulated EAX, Better .NET Executables Support05 April 2015
Wine 1.7.40 Adds Support For Kernel Job Objects03 April 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.39 Works On Speeding Up Wineserver Calls22 March 2015
Wine 1.7.39 Supports DirectX Media Object Filters20 March 2015
CrossOver 14.1 Improves Running Windows Apps & Games On Linux19 March 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.38 Adds Job Object Support, Improved DXVA208 March 2015
Wine 1.7.38 Supports Themed Scrollbars, Updated Mono Engine06 March 2015
PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 Fixes A Number Of Issues28 February 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.37 Brings DXVA2 API Support Over VA-API23 February 2015

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RandR 1.5 Brings Monitor Objects & Tile Support For X.Org18 May 2015
Smooth Scrolling Implemented For XWayland12 May 2015
Vintage X.Org DDX Drivers Updated09 May 2015
ATI Rage128 Driver Now Has RandR Support02 May 2015
Libinput X.Org Driver Updated (v0.9)23 April 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting Driver22 April 2015
Radeon X.Org Driver Still Trying To Eliminate Tearing, Adds TearFree Option21 April 2015
X.Org Looks To Have Six Summer Projects17 April 2015
X.Org Might Possibly Try Voting Again For The SPI Merger14 April 2015
X.Org Foundation + SPI Merger Fails09 April 2015
The Important X.Org Election Is Ending This Weekend03 April 2015
Single-GPU Multi-Seat Support With X.Org Under Xephyr02 April 2015
GLAMOR Starts Getting Improved For X.Org Server 1.1825 March 2015
X.Org Voting Starts: Will X.Org Merge With The SPI?23 March 2015
X.Org Core Purpose: Free & Open Accelerated Graphics Stack22 March 2015

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