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The Linux 3.16 kernel will be introduced in the summer of 2014 with many new features.
GNOME 3.14 is a major update to the GNOME desktop environment due out in late 2014.
The AMD AM1 platform was introduced in 2014 for low-cost Athlon and Sempron APUs.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0
Ubuntu 14.10 is codenamed the Utopic Unicorn and will be released in October of 2014.
Unreal Engine 4
Unreal Engine 4 is a major engine update out of Epic Games and features first-rate Linux support.
Unity 8 is the next-generation Qt5-based interface for the Ubuntu Linux desktop that is already in use on Ubuntu Touch. Unity 8 is designed for use with the Mir display server and will likely make its desktop premiere in Ubuntu 14.10.
VOGL is an open-source OpenGL debugger developed by Valve Software mostly intended for use by Linux video game developers.
KDE 4.13 is an applications and platform update to the KDE4 software stack for release in 2014.
Plasma Next is the next-generation KDE user interface.
HiDPI is short for displays with a high DPI / pixel density, such as the Retina MacBook Pro and ASUS Zenbook. HiDPI support within Linux is still maturing.
Link-Time Optimizations are optimizations done by the compiler at link-time, when interprocedural optimizations can be applied against the entire code-base as a whole of what's being compiled rather than just the scope of a single source file being compiled at a time.
Google Go is a new programming language.
Maxwell is NVIDIA's 2014 graphics architecture succeeding Kepler. Maxwell has been supported by the binary NVIDIA Linux driver from day-one while the Nouveau open-source support is ongoing.
Sailfish is the Linux-based operating system derived from Mer and used by Jolla on their smart-phones.
Ozone-Wayland is an Intel project implementing native support for Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser on Wayland.
BlueZ is the open-source Linux Bluetooth stack.
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