Popular Topics Covered On Phoronix
Here's a current look at some of the most popular open-source / Linux / hardware topics covered on Phoronix.
GNOME 3.16 is the H1'2015 update to the GNOME desktop stack.
Linux 4.1 is a major update to the Linux kernel and is due out by the summer of 2015.
Ubuntu 15.04 is codenamed the Vivid Vervet.
Linux 3.20 is a significant kernel update following Linux 3.19 and to be released around the Q2'2015.
Vulkan is a new graphics API in development by the Khronos Group to succeed OpenGL. Vulkan will be supported by all major graphics vendors along with the SPIR-V intermediate representation.
The X1 Carbon is a ThinkPad laptop/ultrabook manufactured by Lenovo. The third-gen X1 Carbon uses an Intel Broadwell processor and was released in early 2015.
AMDGPU is the name given to the AMD GPU LLVM back-end (formerly known as the R600 LLVM back-end) as well as a new DRM kernel driver for supporting newer hardware. The AMDGPU kernel driver is used by both the open-source Gallium3D user-space driver and the new (closed-source) Catalyst driver in user-space on Linux systems.
LLVM 3.6 is the first LLVM compiler infrastructure update in 2015. LLVM 3.6 uses C11 by default, features many x86 and ARM target improvements, further enhances the AMDGPU LLVM back-end, and has other features.
Virgil is an effort to provide 3D acceleration using Gallium3D for QEMU+KVM virtual machine guests.
Mesa 10.5 is a major update to the Mesa 3D graphics library and was released in early 2015.
Mesa 10.6 was renamed to Mesa 11.0 with OpenGL 4 support.
Fedora 23 is the H2'2015 update to the popular Linux distribution.
AMDKFD is the Linux kernel HSA driver for AMD APUs.
NIR is the new intermediate representation used by Mesa. Currently the Mesa Intel, Freedreno, and VC4 drivers make use of this code.
Qt 5.5 was a major update to the Qt5 tool-kit released in 2015.
Version 1.0 of the Rust programming language was released in 2015.
GNU Guix is a functional package manager.
XenGT is a means of graphics processor pass-through on Xen-based virtualization stacks.
x.org server 1.18
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GeForce GTX 980
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8
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