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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

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
Catalyst 15.3 Beta Backported To Ubuntu 14.04 LTS09 April 2015
AMD's GPU LLVM Backend Gains Support For Assembler & Inline Assembly08 April 2015
Improved OpenCL Support For Blender's Cycles Renderer28 March 2015
AMDKFD Changes Queued For Linux 4.1 Kernel25 March 2015
AMD FreeSync Support On Linux?25 March 2015

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937 Articles

BSD

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
OpenBSD Sucks? Thoughts From One Of Their Developers18 March 2015
OpenBSD's Custom HTTP Web Server Is Set To Replace Nginx17 March 2015
FreeBSD Now Supports DisplayLink Adapters14 March 2015
NetBSD Now Supports The Raspberry Pi 210 March 2015
PC-BSD 10.1.2 To Add Tor Mode, LibreSSL & Other Features04 March 2015
OpenBSD Sponsors Work For Better Browser Security02 March 2015
DragonFlyBSD Radeon Driver Ported To Linux 3.10 Level Of Support25 February 2015

More BSD News

262 Articles

Compiler

GCC 5.1 Officially Released22 April 2015
LLDB Is Getting Into Shape For Linux 64-bit Debugging20 April 2015
GCC 5.1 RC2 Arrives, GCC 5.1 Planned For Next Week18 April 2015
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In GCC 5 Compiler17 April 2015
Rust 1.0+ To Focus On Better Windows Support, ARM, & Faster Compile Times17 April 2015
Microsoft Announces An LLVM-Based Compiler For .NET13 April 2015
An Extensive Look At The Changes Of GCC 513 April 2015
GCC 5.1 Release Candidate Now Available12 April 2015
GCC 5 Is Branched, GCC 6.0 Enters Development12 April 2015
LLVM's LibFuzzer Is Uncovering New Bugs With Fuzzing09 April 2015
GCC 5 Is Coming This Month With OpenMP 4.0, Offloading, Cilk Plus & More06 April 2015
Color_Coded: Bringing LibClang Highlighting To Vim06 April 2015
Rust 1.0 Now In Beta03 April 2015
Go Language Improvements Coming For Ubuntu 15.0401 April 2015
Clang Now Supports Targeting The NaCl OS31 March 2015

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551 Articles

Coreboot

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

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76 Articles

Debian

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
WAPT: Bringing Apt-Get Package Management To Windows09 January 2015
64-bit ARM Support Is Moving Along In Debian07 January 2015
Debian's Top Headlines This Year All Revolved Around systemd29 December 2014
Raspberry Pi's LXDE Interface Is Being Refined28 December 2014

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125 Articles

Desktop

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
Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Beta 1 Released19 January 2015
Enlightenment's Elementary 1.13 Alpha Fixes DnD On Wayland12 January 2015
Compiz 0.8.10 Released09 January 2015

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189 Articles

Fedora

Fedora 22 Beta Released21 April 2015
Fedora 22 Beta To Be Released Next Week16 April 2015
DNF Package Manager: "Getting More & More Stable"10 April 2015
Fedora 22 Beta To Be Delayed By One Week09 April 2015
Fedora Server 22 Is Using The XFS File-System By Default07 April 2015
Details Of DNF Succeeding Yum In Fedora 22 Still Being Discussed07 April 2015
Future Fedora Releases Likely To Be More Atomic-Like03 April 2015
Fedora 22 Alpha Now Available For AArch64 & PowerPC6430 March 2015
A Look At BCache vs. LVM Cache For HDD+SSD Linux Systems22 March 2015
Fedora Is Looking For A Diversity Advisor18 March 2015
Fedora 22 Alpha Officially Released10 March 2015
Fedora 22 Alpha Will Be Released Next Tuesday06 March 2015
Xfce 4.12 Might Make It For Fedora 2204 March 2015
The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 2226 February 2015
F22 Switch From Evdev & Synaptics To Libinput23 February 2015

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466 Articles

Free Software

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
LibreOffice 4.5 Bumped To Become LibreOffice 5.016 April 2015
ZFS On Linux Adds New Kernel Support, Asynchronous I/O10 April 2015
phpMyAdmin 4.4 Released02 April 2015
Blender 2.74 Brings Many Improvements01 April 2015
Systemd Developers Did NOT Fork The Linux Kernel30 March 2015
Nuclide: Facebook's New Unified IDE26 March 2015
Git 2.4.0-rc0 Does A Ton Of Polishing26 March 2015
LibreOffice Online: A Cloud Version Of LibreOffice25 March 2015
Pixar Puts Out Free, Non-Commercial Spin Of RenderMan24 March 2015
The Linux Milestones That Didn't Make It This Winter20 March 2015
Sirius: An Open-Source Alternative To Apple's Siri & Google Now20 March 2015

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1070 Articles

Gaming

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
Cube2-Forked Red Eclipse 1.5 Sees Huge Update22 March 2015
BioShock Infinite Linux Gaming Benchmarks18 March 2015
BioShock Infinite Now Available For Linux, Demands Binary Graphics Drivers17 March 2015
Divinity: Original Sin Is Still En Route To Linux Gaming Systems16 March 2015
0 A.D. Alpha 18 Brings Nomad Game Mode14 March 2015
X Rebirth Linux Alpha Now Available14 March 2015

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1020 Articles

GNOME

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
GNOME's GTK+ Finally Getting Close To Dropping Windows XP Support08 April 2015
MATE Desktop 1.10 Has GObject Introspection, Other Changes05 April 2015
GNOME 3.16 SDK Runtime Now Available31 March 2015
Gestures & Other GTK3 Features For LibreOffice26 March 2015
GNOME 3.16 Released: It's Their Best Release Yet25 March 2015
A Look At GNOME 3.16's High Contrast Theme24 March 2015
Epiphany 3.16 Improves The GNOME Web Browser24 March 2015
GNOME Shell & Mutter 3.16.0 Released23 March 2015
WebKitGTK+ 2.8 Arrives With Gestures & HTML5 Notifications23 March 2015

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506 Articles

GNU

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

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107 Articles

Google

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
Chrome 42 Beta Brings Improved Push Notifications, ES6 Classes12 March 2015
Google Unveils Broadwell-Powered Chromebook Pixel11 March 2015
Google Is Going To Open-Source SageTV11 March 2015
Chrome/Chromium Will Support Older, Non-TSYNC Linux Kernels10 March 2015

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172 Articles

Hardware

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
Linux Audio Is Being Further Modernized With The 4.1 Kernel16 April 2015
The Massive Linux Benchmarking Setup Is Chugging Along15 April 2015
Linux 4.1 To Bring Support For NCQ Autosense14 April 2015
fwupd: Simple, Open-Source Device Firmware Updating10 April 2015
Allwinner: "We Are Taking Initiative Actions Internally"01 April 2015
Automatically Managing The Linux Benchmarks Firing Constantly29 March 2015
The Most Common, Annoying Issue When Benchmarking Ubuntu On Many Systems26 March 2015
Allwinner Continues Jerking Around The Open-Source Community25 March 2015

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670 Articles

Intel

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
New Intel Improvements In Mesa Git, Including For Old Hardware07 April 2015
Initial Intel Broxton Support Might Come To Linux 4.131 March 2015
Intel Pushes A Bunch Of Broadwell Code Into Coreboot27 March 2015
Intel Will Be Turning NIR On By Default In Their Mesa Driver19 March 2015
Intel Adds HEVC Encode API To VA-API19 March 2015
More Intel Skylake Graphics PCI IDs Get Revealed16 March 2015
Intel Trace Hub Support Coming To Linux07 March 2015
Intel Has More Graphics Driver Code Ready For Linux 4.106 March 2015
Valve Developed An Intel Linux Vulkan GPU Driver05 March 2015
Linux 3.19, 3.20/4.0 Doesn't Do Much For Intel HD 5500 Performance15 February 2015

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794 Articles

KDE

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
Here's Your Chance To Improve The KDE Plasma 5 Wallpaper12 March 2015
KDE Connect Gets A Bluetooth Backend10 March 2015
KDE Telepathy Being Added To KDE Applications 15.0407 March 2015
KDE Makes More Progress On HiDPI Support06 March 2015
Improved ODF Reading Support Comes To KDE's Calligra02 March 2015
Kdenlive Ported To Qt5/KF5, Coming To KDE Applications 15.0401 March 2015
Krita 2.9 Released, Their Biggest Release Ever25 February 2015
XWayland Integration In The Works For KDE's KWin 5.324 February 2015

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426 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

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34 Articles

Linux Kernel

Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up24 April 2015
KDBUS Still Hasn't Been Pulled, Might Not Land For Linux 4.123 April 2015
RAID 5/6 Changes Coming For Linux Software RAID (MD)23 April 2015
XFS Updates Submitted For Linux 4.1 Kernel23 April 2015
Linux 4.1 Improvements For The Google Pixel 2 & Xbox One Controllers22 April 2015
Linux 3.16 Through Linux 4.0 Performance Benchmarks20 April 2015
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For The Linux 4.1 Kernel20 April 2015
More eBPF Improvements Heading To Linux 4.120 April 2015
Features Thus Far For The Linux 4.1 Kernel19 April 2015
EXT4 In Linux 4.1 Adds File-System Level Encryption18 April 2015
F2FS For Linux 4.1 Has New Features & Fixes18 April 2015
Linux 4.1 Has Improvements For The Multi-Queue Block Layer17 April 2015
Linux 4.1 Should Work With GCC 6, Future Versions Of GCC16 April 2015
ACPI/PM For Linux 4.1: Airmont, HiSilicon ACPU, Broadwell Server Additions16 April 2015
KDBUS Is Taking A Lot Of Heat, Might Be Delayed From Mainline Linux Kernel15 April 2015

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1238 Articles

Mesa

The Difference In Optimizations Between NIR & GLSL24 April 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Isn't Yet Ready For Double-Precision Floating-Point Types12 April 2015
Intel Mesa Driver Starts Using NIR By Default For Fragment Shaders11 April 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Adds NIR Compiler Support05 April 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Supports OpenGL 4.5's ARB_clip_control05 April 2015
Raspberry Pi's VC4 Gallium3D Driver Switches To Using NIR02 April 2015
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape29 March 2015
Mesa 10.5.2 Packs In A Handful Of Fixes28 March 2015
More Fedora/Ubuntu Linux vs. OS X OpenGL Benchmarks28 March 2015
Intel Adds Mesa IR To NIR Translator & Makes Other NIR Improvements28 March 2015
Mesa Is At Nearly 1,500 Commits This Year26 March 2015
More Of OpenGL DSA Is Now Working Within Mesa25 March 2015
OpenGL Arrays-of-Arrays Getting Finished Up For Mesa21 March 2015
OpenGL Direct State Access Materializing In Mesa20 March 2015
GL_AMD_performance_monitor For Gallium3D Drivers19 March 2015

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676 Articles

Mozilla

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
Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox20 November 2014
VP8 & H.264 Become Mandatory For Browsers With WebRTC Support16 November 2014

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161 Articles

Multimedia

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
Libav Adds OpenH264 Encoder Support: Good Performance, BSD Licensed07 January 2015
OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.028 December 2014

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144 Articles

Nouveau

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
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

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232 Articles

NVIDIA

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
NVIDIA Posts Full PhysX SDK Source Code08 March 2015
NVIDIA Opens Up CPU-Based PhysX Code04 March 2015
NVIDIA 346.47 Linux Driver Adds New GPU Support, Fixes Bugs24 February 2015

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467 Articles

Operating Systems

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
Android-Based Console OS Available For Download24 February 2015
Mageia 5 Graphics Woes With Intel Broadwell HD Graphics21 February 2015
Bodhi Linux 3.0.0 Released With Enlightenment E19.317 February 2015
Frugalware 2.0 Released For Intermediate Linux Users16 February 2015

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316 Articles

Oracle

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

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
Phoronix - Working Towards Faster Page Loads29 March 2015
The Many Changes Of Phoronix Test Suite 5.624 March 2015
The Most Popular Linux News & Milestones From This Winter20 March 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 Is Near11 March 2015
Our Continuous Linux Benchmarking Test Farm Is Partially Back Online08 March 2015
Linux 4.0 & LLVM vs. GCC Yielded Much Interest This Month28 February 2015
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On OpenBenchmarking.org28 February 2015
The Most Popular Open-Source Linux Benchmarks26 February 2015
Progress On The New Phoronix / Linux Benchmarking Test Farm22 February 2015

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502 Articles

Proprietary Software

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
Opera 26 Stable Now Available For Linux03 December 2014
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

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91 Articles

Qt

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
KDAB Continues Its Overview Of Qt3D 2.0, Demos Custom Rendering Effects20 January 2015
Qt 5.5 Is Packing On New Features, Going Into Feature Freeze Soon13 January 2015
Part Two Of KDAB's Qt3D 2.0 Overview07 January 2015
KDAB Provides An Overview Of Qt3D 2.016 December 2014
Qt 5.4 Officially Released10 December 2014

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169 Articles

Red Hat

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
Scientific Linux 7.0 RC1 Has Finally Arrived27 September 2014

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Standards

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
The Khronos Group Filed A Trademark On "Vulkan" API28 February 2015
HTTP/2 & HPACK Specifications Approved18 February 2015

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SUSE

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

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
The Most Controversial Systemd Stories This Year26 December 2014

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76 Articles

Ubuntu

Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Switching From .DEBs To Snappy23 April 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Now Available For Download23 April 2015
Using LXD Containers On Ubuntu 15.0421 April 2015
Daily Builds Of Wayland & Weston For Ubuntu Linux21 April 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Now Under Final Freeze16 April 2015
Xubuntu To Replace Abiword With Parts Of LibreOffice15 April 2015
Ubuntu For Phones Lands Its New Calculator12 April 2015
BQ Now Openly Selling The Aquaris Ubuntu Phone10 April 2015
There's Yet Another Awkward Ubuntu Linux Tablet Announced08 April 2015
Features & Changes Coming For Mir 0.1330 March 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Final Beta Released26 March 2015
BQ Is Cleaning Up Their Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Kernel26 March 2015
Canonical Just Made It Even Easier To Benchmark Ubuntu Linux In The Cloud25 March 2015
The BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone's Kernel Appears To Be A Toxic Mess18 March 2015
Ubuntu 10.04 Is Reaching End-of-Life Next Month18 March 2015

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754 Articles

Valve

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
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

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232 Articles

VIA

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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78 Articles

Virtualization

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
VMWare X.Org Driver Updated To v13.119 January 2015
Xen 4.5 Released With Many Hypervisor Updates16 January 2015
QEMU 2.3 To Bring An Ivy Bridge CPU Model, New MIPS CPUs16 January 2015
Intel Releases New Version Of XenGT Graphics Passthrough12 January 2015
Novm Is A KVM-Based Linux Hypervisor Written In Go08 January 2015

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Wayland

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
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 RC2 Released07 February 2015
Libinput Updated With Device Groups06 February 2015
Wayland's Weston Now Supports Maximizing XWayland Windows03 February 2015
Wayland/Weston 1.7 Release Candidate31 January 2015
Libinput 0.9 Adds Support For Hovering Fingers On Touchpads30 January 2015
Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released24 January 2015

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WINE

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
Wine 1.7.37 Adds UTF-7 Encoding, Interface Change Notifications20 February 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.36 Has Threadpool, CUDA 7, NVENC09 February 2015
Wine 1.7.36 Adds Speaker Configuration To Winecfg07 February 2015
Wine Developers Are Still Working On Direct3D 10/11 Support05 February 2015

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X.Org

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
X.Org Plans To Finally Start Their Elections Next Week19 March 2015
Another X.Org Security Advisory Disclosed Today17 March 2015
DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org Driver17 March 2015
libXvMC Updated, Drops Pre-C89 Support14 March 2015

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