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AMD
AMD Files Trademark For Vega II10 Dec 2018
Updated AMD Zen CPU Microcode Posted29 Nov 2018
Linux's ALSA HDA Code Finally Seeing AMD Stoney Ridge Support29 Nov 2018
Linux 4.20 To Receive Fix That Prevented Some AMD Raven Ridge Systems From Booting28 Nov 2018
AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 1.3 Brings More Zen Tuning17 Nov 2018
AMD Next Horizon: Zen 2, 7nm Vega, AMD On Amazon EC206 Nov 2018
AMD Zen 2 CPU Support Merged To GCC 9 (-march=znver2)04 Nov 2018
Noctua Air Cooling With The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX03 Nov 2018
AMD Sends Out Linux Temperature Driver Patches For Zen 2 CPUs02 Nov 2018
Mentor Graphics Releases CodeBench Lite For AMD EPYC/Ryzen & Radeon Instinct Targets02 Nov 2018

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979 Articles
BSD
FreeBSD 12.0 Officially Released12 Dec 2018
LLVM's OpenMP Runtime Picks Up DragonFlyBSD & OpenBSD Support11 Dec 2018
FreeNAS 11.2 Released With Modern Web Interface, Improved Jails06 Dec 2018
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel DRM/KMS Driver Port For Kaby, Coffee & Whiskey Lake05 Dec 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.4 Released With NUMA Improvements, GCC 8 Compiler & HAMMER2 Updates03 Dec 2018
FreeBSD 12.0-RC3 Released With NFS Vulnerabilities Addressed, Memory Leak Fixes02 Dec 2018
FreeBSD 12.0-RC2: Debugging Bits Turned Off, Knob To Build Userland With Retpolines25 Nov 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.4 RC1 Available For Testing Of This Leading BSD Operating System24 Nov 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.5 Development Opens Up23 Nov 2018
Intel Making Improvements On FreeBSD Power Management22 Nov 2018

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556 Articles
Clear Linux
Intel's Clear Linux Ups Their Desktop Offering, Rolling Out New Installer28 Nov 2018
Clear Linux Making Progress With Encrypted Installations20 Nov 2018
Clear Linux Developers Weigh Supporting Snaps07 Nov 2018
Intel To Develop Safety-Critical Linux OS Distribution28 Aug 2018
A Look At The Clear Linux Performance For July 201803 Aug 2018
Fedora Gets An Unofficial Kernel Based On Clear Linux17 Jul 2018
Clear Linux Now Supports Kata Containers10 Jul 2018
Three Things Exciting Clear Linux Developers With GCC 830 Jun 2018
A Look At Some Of The Clear Linux Performance Changes For June 201829 Jun 2018
Clear Linux Working On AVX2-Optimized Qt Toolkit25 Jun 2018

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46 Articles
Coreboot
Coreboot Support Taking Shape For Intel Icelake17 Nov 2018
Another Micro-ATX Haswell Era Motherboard Working With Coreboot But Needs Tiny Blob16 Nov 2018
Coreboot's Flashrom Moves On To Flashing AMD GPUs Up Through Polaris22 Oct 2018
Coreboot's Flashrom Working On Radeon GPU Flashing Support17 Oct 2018
OpenBMC Is Aiming For Its Major Debut In Early 201905 Oct 2018
Yabits: A New UEFI Coreboot Payload Alternative To TianoCore & Closed-Source Blobs04 Oct 2018
The State Of LinuxBoot For Replacing Proprietary UEFI Firmware With The Linux Kernel04 Oct 2018
Coreboot Improvements For FU540 Land Following SiFive's Open-Source Boot Code14 Sep 2018
The ASUS P8H61-M LX Is The Latest Sandy Bridge Era Motherboard With Coreboot04 Aug 2018
Coreboot Git Lands Support For Several More Google Chromebooks24 Jul 2018

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177 Articles
Debian
Raspbian 2018-11-13 Brings Hardware-Accelerated VLC Media Player16 Nov 2018
Debian Packages To Eliminate Vendor-Specific Patches, Affecting Downstreams Like Ubuntu13 Nov 2018
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug Fixes, Adds In Rust's Cargo10 Nov 2018
Rustlang Is Now Working On 14 Debian Architectures With POWER & MIPS Now In Good Shape03 Nov 2018
Debian Developers Weighed The Idea Of Not Allowing Q&A Sessions At Their Conference30 Sep 2018
Debian Developers Discuss Process For Salvaging Packages21 Aug 2018
The State Of Debian Linux On Various Mobile Devices05 Aug 2018
AutoDeb Still Being Worked On For Automatically Generating Debian Packages03 Aug 2018
It's Looking Like UEFI SecureBoot Will Be Ready In Time For Debian 10.0 Buster03 Aug 2018
There Are 600+ Games In The Main Debian Repository02 Aug 2018

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259 Articles
Desktop
Xfce Support For "Primary Display" Output Handling Finally Being Squared Away13 Nov 2018
Cinnamon 4.0 Desktop Update Begins Rolling Out As A Tasty Update08 Nov 2018
Xfce4-Screensaver Has Its First Release - Fork Of MATE Screensaver, Forked From GNOME15 Oct 2018
The Leading Linux Desktop Platform Issues Of 201806 Oct 2018
Xfce Picks Up Support For Monitor Profiles03 Oct 2018
GIMP 2.10.6 Adds Support For Vertical Text, New GEGL Filters, Async Layer Previews19 Aug 2018
The Current Happenings Within LXQt As Of Summer 201801 Aug 2018
Catfish Search Utility Joins The Xfce Project15 Jul 2018
GIMP 2.10.4 Moves To Asynchronous Font Loading, Horizon Straightening07 Jul 2018
Xubuntu 18.10 Is Landing More Xfce 4.13 Components02 Jul 2018

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320 Articles
Fedora
Fedora Looks To Build Firefox With Clang For Better Performance & Compilation Speed11 Dec 2018
Fedora 30 To Finally Use GnuPG 2 As The Default10 Dec 2018
There Is Now A Proposal For Shifting Fedora To An Annual Release Cadence27 Nov 2018
Fedora 31 Will Likely Be Cancelled Or Significantly Delayed To Focus On Retooling26 Nov 2018
Fedora Perfecting Their Flicker-Free Boot Experience With A New Plymouth Theme14 Nov 2018
Fedora Enables ClearType Subpixel Font Rendering Thanks To Microsoft31 Oct 2018
Fedora 29 Officially Released With Arguably The Best Fedora Workstation Release Yet30 Oct 2018
Fedora 29 Xfce & LXQt Spins May Be Delayed29 Oct 2018
Fedora 29 Is Cleared For Release Next Tuesday25 Oct 2018
Fedora Toolbox: Allowing A Mutable Development Stack On Fedora Silverblue23 Oct 2018

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815 Articles
Free Software
AeonWave: An Open-Source Audio Engine Akin To Microsoft's XAudio2 / Apple CoreAudio10 Dec 2018
Git 2.20 Brings Many Fixes, Updates To Windows Port09 Dec 2018
PHP 7.3.0 Released With Improved Performance, Foreign Function Interface06 Dec 2018
Darktable 2.6 Release Cycle Kicks Off With New Modules, PPC64LE Support03 Dec 2018
OpenBLAS 0.3.4 Released With Intel AVX-512 Optimizations, Other Performance Tuning03 Dec 2018
SQLite 3.26 Adds Defensive Option & Optimizations02 Dec 2018
Blender 2.80 Beta Now Available With Many New & Improved Features29 Nov 2018
Facebook's BOLT Is An Effort To Speed-Up Linux Binaries25 Nov 2018
PHP 7.3 Performance Benchmarks Are Looking Good Days Ahead Of Its Release24 Nov 2018
OpenCV 4.0 Released As The Overhauled Computer Vision Library, Adds Experimental Vulkan18 Nov 2018

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1492 Articles
General
FP64 Support Finally Lands In Mesa Git For Intel Haswell03 Jan 2017

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1 Articles
GNOME
GNOME On Wayland Will Now Work Correctly For Non-60Hz Refresh Rates23 Nov 2018
GNOME's Mutter On Wayland Will Now Support GPU Hot-Plugging21 Nov 2018
GNOME 3.32 Mutter Should Perform A Lot Better For DisplayLink/USB-Display Type Setups19 Nov 2018
Unite Shell: Making GNOME Shell More Like Ubuntu's Unity19 Nov 2018
GNOME 3.31.2 Desktop Released16 Nov 2018
GNOME Mutter Brings More Fixes, Shell 3.31.2 Has Some Performance Work14 Nov 2018
GSConnect 15 Offers Better Phone Integration With The GNOME Shell09 Nov 2018
GNOME's Mutter Finally Gets Meson Build System Support, Other Cleanups06 Nov 2018
GNOME 3.30.2 Released As Focus Shifts To GNOME 3.3231 Oct 2018
Elementary's Pantheon Desktop Update Proposed For Fedora 3029 Oct 2018

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955 Articles
GNU
GCC 9 Guts Out The PowerPC SPE Support11 Dec 2018
Free Software Foundation Endorses Arch-based Hyperbola GNU/Linux06 Dec 2018
GNU Guix/GuixSD 0.16 Released With Nearly 5K Commits06 Dec 2018
GCC 7.4 Released With 100+ Bug Fixes06 Dec 2018
GCC Compiler Picks Up New Option To Help With Live Kernel Patching30 Nov 2018
GNU Hurd Toolchain Support Added To LLVM Clang Compiler29 Nov 2018
GRUB Picks Up Zstd Support To Handle Compressed Btrfs File-Systems27 Nov 2018
GCC 7.4 Is Being Released Soon26 Nov 2018
Ampere eMAG Tuning For The GCC Compiler21 Nov 2018
GNU OrgaDoc 1.0 Released For Managing Documents Between Computers19 Nov 2018

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654 Articles
Google
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code17 Nov 2018
Google Open-Sources "Amber" Multi-API Shader Test Framework15 Nov 2018
Google Volleys Latest FS-VERITY Code For Transparent Integrity/Authenticity Of Files02 Nov 2018
Chrome 72 Poised To Have Some Wayland Performance Improvements01 Nov 2018
Chrome 71 Beta Offers Low-Latency Canvas Contexts, International Relative Time25 Oct 2018
Google Developing "DM-BOW" For Using Drive's Free Space For Data Snapshots23 Oct 2018
Chrome 70 Now Officially Available With AV1 Video Decode, Opus In MP4 & Much More16 Oct 2018
Google Still Doesn't Trust Linux GPU Drivers Enough To Enable Chrome Video Acceleration03 Oct 2018
Google Open-Sources "GraphicsFuzz" For Helping To Spot GPU Driver Bugs25 Sep 2018
Chrome 70 In Beta With TLS 1.3, Opus Support In MP4 & AV1 Decode14 Sep 2018

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355 Articles
Hardware
Arch Linux Users With Intel Graphics Can Begin Enjoying A Flicker-Free Boot10 Dec 2018
Linux 4.21 Will Better Protect Against Malicious Thunderbolt Devices10 Dec 2018
Initial i.MX8 SoC Support & Development Board Possibly Ready For Linux 4.2110 Dec 2018
High Resolution Scroll-Wheel Support Re-Added Ahead Of Linux 4.2109 Dec 2018
AMI Is The Latest Vendor Joining The Linux Vendor Firmware Service07 Dec 2018
A Final Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Updates Before Linux 4.2107 Dec 2018
Revised High Resolution Scroll Wheel Support For Logitech/Microsoft Mice On Linux06 Dec 2018
The Libre RISC-V Vulkan Accelerator Will Be Targeting 25 FPS @ 720p, 5~6 GFLOPs05 Dec 2018
ARM Posts New "Komeda" Linux DRM/KMS Display Driver05 Dec 2018
Western Digital To Open-Source The "SweRV" RISC-V Core In 201905 Dec 2018

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1417 Articles
Intel
Intel's IWD Linux Wireless Daemon 0.13 Adds Opportunistic Wireless Encryption12 Dec 2018
Intel Launches Open-Source Deep Learning Reference Stack Powered By Clear Linux & Kata10 Dec 2018
Intel's OpenGL Driver Will Now Make Better Use Of KHR_debug For Shader Debugging08 Dec 2018
Intel GVT Might Introduce Coffeelake Support In Linux 4.2207 Dec 2018
The Intel Linux Discrete GPU Driver Updated -- For Their Two Decade Old i74006 Dec 2018
Intel Posts Final Batch Of Graphics Driver Feature Changes Ahead Of Linux 4.2104 Dec 2018
Intel Vulkan Driver Gets Patches For New KHR_shader_float16_int8 Functionality04 Dec 2018
To No Surprise, Intel's Discrete GPU Efforts Will Support Linux Gaming30 Nov 2018
The First Benchmarks Of The Intel-Powered ODROID-H2 $111 Board28 Nov 2018
New Intel Stratix 10 FPGA Drivers Coming To Linux 4.21 Kernel27 Nov 2018

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1404 Articles
KDE
KDE Frameworks 5.53 Released With Important KIO Performance Fix, KWayland Updates09 Dec 2018
Baloo, Kate & Other KDE Programs Getting Improvements Ahead Of The Holidays09 Dec 2018
KDE Plasma Now Allows Configuring IP Tunnel Settings Plus A Ton Of Other Improvements02 Dec 2018
KDE Applications 18.12 Release Candidate Available For Testing30 Nov 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.53 Will Have An Important KIO Performance Fix25 Nov 2018
KDE Plasma, Dolphin & Discover Pick Up More Features Ahead Of The Holidays18 Nov 2018
NVIDIA Working On An EGLStreams Back-End For KDE On Wayland14 Nov 2018
KDevelop 5.3 Released With Better C++, Python & PHP Support14 Nov 2018
KDE Plasma Now Supports WireGuard, Alt-Tab Switching Improvements11 Nov 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.52 Released With KWayland Virtual Desktop Protocol, Spins Down Drives10 Nov 2018

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823 Articles
LibreOffice
LibreOffice 6.2 Branched, The Beta Dance Begins & x86 32-bit Builds Are Deprecated18 Nov 2018
LibreOffice Landing New Custom Widgets Theme, Powered By Cairo10 Nov 2018
LibreOffice Lands More Qt5 Integration Improvements, LXQt Support13 Oct 2018
LibreOffice Qt5 Integration Sees Further Improvements04 Oct 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 Shipping Today As A Big Update For This Open-Source Office Suite08 Aug 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 RC2 Released For Testing This Next Open-Source Office Suite Update25 Jul 2018
LibreOffice Picks Up A Native "KDE 5" File Picker18 Jun 2018
PDF Importing Improvements Head Into LibreOffice10 Jun 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 Branches & Now Under Feature Freeze, LibreOffice 6.2 On Master25 May 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 Alpha 1 Is Ready To Roll For Advancing The Open-Source Office26 Apr 2018

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108 Articles
Linux Events
Linux Plumbers Conference 2018 Videos Now Online05 Dec 2018
David Airlie's LPC2018 Presentation On An "Open-Source CUDA"03 Dec 2018
Akademy 2018 Videos Posted For KDE's Annual Developer Conference07 Sep 2018
An Activision Developer Is Talking At The Open-Source Summit... About Kafka Tuning29 Aug 2018
Tencent Joins The Linux Foundation, Open-Sources Projects25 Jun 2018
All Systems Go! 2018 Conference Announced For The End Of September21 May 2018
IWOCL OpenCL 2018 Videos Start Appearing Online21 May 2018
Embedded Linux Conference 2018 Wraps Up In Portland15 Mar 2018
WineConf 2018 Is Happening In The Hague, Celebrating 25 Years Of Wine03 Mar 2018
A Recap Of The Many Interesting Presentations At FOSDEM 201813 Feb 2018

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62 Articles
Linux Gaming
Unvanquished Open-Source Game Sees Its First Alpha Release In Nearly Three Years10 Dec 2018
Feral Is Bringing DiRT 4 To Linux In 201907 Dec 2018
Epic Games Officially Rolls Out Their Own Game Store Alternative To Steam04 Dec 2018
Linux Input Expert Peter Hutterer Shows Off "GGKBDD" As Linux Gaming Keyboard Daemon03 Dec 2018
SDL2 Picks Up Support For The Razer Raiju Mobile Gaming Controller28 Nov 2018
DXVK 0.93 Released With Fixes For Overwatch, Dark Souls III, Quantum Break24 Nov 2018
Unity Planning For A Very Busy 2019 With A Lot Of Game Engine Improvements23 Nov 2018
Total War: WARHAMMER II Now Available For Linux Gamers, Powered By Vulkan20 Nov 2018
Feral Is Bringing Shadow of the Tomb Raider To Linux20 Nov 2018
Total War: WARHAMMER II Launching For Linux Next Week16 Nov 2018

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1583 Articles
Linux Kernel
Linux Kernel Developers Discuss Dropping x32 Support11 Dec 2018
The Linux Direct Rendering Manger Subsystem Poised To Have A Second Maintainer11 Dec 2018
Linux 4.20-rc6 Kernel Released - "Looks Fairly Normal"09 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.8 Released With BLK-MQ Fix To The Recent Data Corruption Bug08 Dec 2018
Linux Networking Performance To Improve Thanks To Retpoline Overhead Reduction07 Dec 2018
Another Linux 4.20 Performance Regression Has Now Been Addressed (THP)06 Dec 2018
Linux 4.20 Picks Up 6 x 4K Display Support For Vega 20, Initial RX 590 Support Fixes05 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Released With Important PCI Express Fix, New & Improved STIBP05 Dec 2018
It's Time To Say Farewell To MPX In The Linux Kernel05 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Getting Revised STIBP Code, Important PCIe Fix For Radeon GPUs04 Dec 2018

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2096 Articles
Linux Storage
Btrfs Restoring Support For Swap Files With Linux 4.2112 Dec 2018
Adiantum File-System Encryption Support Ready For Linux 4.2110 Dec 2018
The "EXT4 Corruption Issue" Has Been Fixed In Linux 4.20, Backport Pending To 4.1905 Dec 2018
It's Looking Like The EXT4 Corruption Issue On Linux 4.19 Is Caused By BLK-MQ04 Dec 2018
Bcachefs File-System Might Be In Shape For Upstreaming In The Linux Kernel In 201902 Dec 2018
Bcachefs Working Towards Online Fsck, Faster Mount Times01 Dec 2018
Some Users Have Been Hitting EXT4 File-System Corruption On Linux 4.1928 Nov 2018
Linux File-Systems Keeps Getting Better, But More Improvements Are Sought20 Nov 2018
There Is Finally A User-Space Utility To Make EROFS Linux File-Systems19 Nov 2018
Linux Poised To Remove Decade-Old EXOFS File-System12 Nov 2018

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331 Articles
LLVM
LLVM / Clang 8.0 Likely To Be Released Around Early March04 Dec 2018
Clang Picks Up Support For Per-Function Speculative Load Hardening (Spectre V1)28 Nov 2018
Intel Cascade Lake Target Added To LLVM / Clang Compiler27 Nov 2018
2018 LLVM Developers' Meeting Videos Now Online19 Nov 2018
LLVM's Codebase Will Likely Move To C++17 Next Year20 Oct 2018
LLVM Continues Working On Its Transition From SVN To Git19 Oct 2018
LLVM Still Proceeding With Their Code Relicensing17 Oct 2018
LLVM Lands Support For ARMv8.5's Branch Target Identification (BTI)10 Oct 2018
AMDGPU Developer Proposes Array Register Files For LLVM - Would Help Performance09 Oct 2018
NVIDIA CUDA Code In A JIT Interpreted Manner Via Cling03 Oct 2018

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503 Articles
Mesa
Mesa 18.3.1 Released To Disable Botched Vulkan Extension12 Dec 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands MSAA Support For Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series09 Dec 2018
Mesa 18.3 Released With Intel & Radeon Vulkan Driver Improvements, New GPU Support07 Dec 2018
Mesa 18.3 Expected For Release Tomorrow05 Dec 2018
Mesa Developers Move Closer To Dropping Autotools Build System In Favor Of Meson04 Dec 2018
Mesa 18.3-RC5 Released As The Stable Release Looms30 Nov 2018
AMD Wires In A Few More Extensions For Their Open-Source OpenGL Driver29 Nov 2018
Mesa 18.2.6 Picks Up Support For Amber/Whiskey Lake, Vulkan Driver Fixes28 Nov 2018
Marek Takes To Possible AMDGPU Winsys Memory Optimizations24 Nov 2018
Mesa 18.3-RC4 Released With A Handful Of Fixes22 Nov 2018

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1550 Articles
Microsoft
Microsoft Is Going Ahead And Rebuilding Edge Browser Atop Chromium06 Dec 2018
Microsoft Makes Open-Source Windows Forms, WinUI, WPF04 Dec 2018
Microsoft's New Open-Source Project Is "Shader Conductor" For Cross-Compiling HLSL13 Nov 2018
Linux Getting Two-Line Patch To Finally Deal With The Quirky Microsoft OEM Mouse12 Nov 2018
The WSL Improvements In The Windows 10 October 2018 Update05 Nov 2018
The FSF Wants Microsoft To Do More To Help Fight Software Patents11 Oct 2018
Microsoft Joins Open Invention Network With Its 60,000+ Patents10 Oct 2018
Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Windows Server 2019 Now Available02 Oct 2018
Microsoft Launches Open-Source MS-DOS On GitHub28 Sep 2018
Windows Server 2019 Reaching GA Next Month24 Sep 2018

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166 Articles
Mozilla
Firefox 64.0 Released11 Dec 2018
Mozilla Now Ships Firefox Nightly Builds With Wayland Enabled16 Nov 2018
WebP Image Support Appears Ready For Firefox 6501 Nov 2018
WebRender Reaches Beta For GPU-Accelerated Web Rendering In Firefox26 Oct 2018
Firefox 63.0 Available With WebExtensions On Linux Now Run In Their Own Process22 Oct 2018
Mozilla Begins Slowly Enabling WebRender For Some Users13 Sep 2018
Firefox Is Now Built With Clang+LTO Everywhere, Sizable Performance Wins For Linux12 Sep 2018
Firefox 63 Beta On Linux Finally Runs WebExtensions In Their Own Process05 Sep 2018
Firefox 62.0 Now Available For Download With Some Wayland Fixes, CSS Variable Fonts04 Sep 2018
Experimental Code Allows Vulkan-Accelerated Gecko/Firefox On Linux31 Aug 2018

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282 Articles
Multimedia
DAV1D v0.1 AV1 Video Decoder Released11 Dec 2018
Cedrus Video Decode Driver Moving Along With Allwinner H5/A64 Support07 Dec 2018
Allwinner "Cedrus" Driver Moving Ahead With H.264 & H.265 Video Decode Support23 Nov 2018
Kodi 18 Release Candidate 1 Now Available For This Leading Open-Source HTPC Software22 Nov 2018
The DAV1D AV1 Video Decoder Has Become Very Fast21 Nov 2018
DaVinci Resolve 15.2 Video Editor Released With More Improvements For Its Linux Build14 Nov 2018
FFmpeg 4.1 Brings AV1 Parser & Support For AV1 In MP406 Nov 2018
FFmpeg Re-Enables HEVC Decode For NVIDIA VDPAU31 Oct 2018
Cedrus VPU Decoder Driver Being Mainlined With New Linux Media Request API30 Oct 2018
PipeWire Is Still On Track For One Day Being A Drop-In Replacement To PulseAudio30 Oct 2018

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316 Articles
Nouveau
Nouveau Lands Initial Open-Source NVIDIA Turing Support - But No GPU Acceleration11 Dec 2018
It Looks Like We Won't See An Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver This Year (Nouveau)06 Dec 2018
Initial HDMI 2.0 Support With Nouveau Slated For The Next Linux Kernel10 Oct 2018
Nouveau DRM Tree Sees Updates Ahead Of Linux 4.2005 Oct 2018
NVIDIA Firmware Blobs Get Switched Up For Helping Pascal-Powered Laptops With Nouveau06 Sep 2018
Nouveau Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Begins Tackling HDMI 2.0 Support04 Sep 2018
Nouveau Changes Queue Ahead Of Linux 4.1919 Jul 2018
Nouveau Gallium3D Moves Closer Towards OpenGL 4.5 Compliance16 Jul 2018
NIR Continues To Be Prepped For OpenCL Support15 Jul 2018
Recent Nouveau Improvements Thanks To A New Contributor08 Jul 2018

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400 Articles
NVIDIA
NVIDIA Tegra X2 & Xavier Get HDMI Audio With Linux 4.2109 Dec 2018
Blender Lands Support For NVIDIA RTX Turing / CUDA 1008 Dec 2018
NVIDIA 415.22 Linux Driver Adds Mainline Support For Vulkan Transform Feedback07 Dec 2018
NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 9.0 Bringing Big Improvements For Turing GPUs04 Dec 2018
NVIDIA 415.18.04 Vulkan Linux Beta Brings New Extensions, Unity Game Engine Fix03 Dec 2018
NVIDIA Makes PhysX Open-Source03 Dec 2018
NVIDIA Unveils $2,499 USD TITAN RTX03 Dec 2018
NVIDIA 415.18.02 Linux Driver Released With Improved Vulkan Transform Feedback28 Nov 2018
NVIDIA Tegra194 Xavier Gets Plumbed For Open-Source Display Support24 Nov 2018
NVIDIA 415.18 Linux Driver Released: Adds HardDPMS, Fixes Wine Bug & Much More20 Nov 2018

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756 Articles
Operating Systems
Mageia 7 Beta Finally Rolls Along For Testing07 Dec 2018
Genode OS 18.11 Gets SSH Server Support, MirageOS Unikernels & SDK01 Dec 2018
Elivepatch Progressing For Live Kernel Patching On Gentoo, Rolling To Other Distros22 Nov 2018
Endless OS Switching To The BFQ I/O Scheduler For More Responsive Linux Desktop17 Nov 2018
Systemd-Free, XBPS-Powered Void Linux Releases New Images13 Nov 2018
ReactOS 0.4.10 Released For The Newest "Open-Source Windows" Experience06 Nov 2018
An Open Letter To Solus From Its Founder Ikey Doherty02 Nov 2018
Haiku Operating System Gets Moving With Clang, Driver Fixes01 Nov 2018
Jolla Releases Sailfish 3.0 Mobile Linux Operating System31 Oct 2018
Manjaro 18.0 Released For An Easy-To-Use Arch Linux Desktop Experience29 Oct 2018

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666 Articles
Oracle
VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 3 Released: Enables VMSVGA Device By Default, OCI Improvements01 Dec 2018
Oracle Exploring DTrace With eBPF21 Nov 2018
VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 2 Adds File Manager For Host/Guest File Copies, OS/2 Shared Folder15 Nov 2018
Oracles Pushes VirtualBox 6.0 Into Public Beta23 Oct 2018
VirtualBox DRM Driver Gets Patches To Go Atomic, Promote Out Of Staging27 Sep 2018
Java 11 Released As The First Java LTS Release25 Sep 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU1 Released24 Sep 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Officially Released28 Aug 2018
Oracle Updates DTrace For Linux With ARM64 Support, Feature Updates26 Jul 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Public Beta Updated With KPTI For Addressing Meltdown17 Jul 2018

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215 Articles
Phoronix
Linux's Slowdown, Raptor's Talos II, Clear Linux & Other Dominating Topics This Month30 Nov 2018
NVIDIA RTX, AMD On Linux & Distro Performance Dominated Linux Discussions In October01 Nov 2018
Speck, Steam Play, RTX 2080 & Linux Kernel Activity Dominated The Scene In September01 Oct 2018
Q3 Was Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts With Threadripper, Mesa, Steam Play & Kernel Drama28 Sep 2018
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton & Linux 4.19 Made August Super Exciting31 Aug 2018
Fresh GPU Benchmarks, Fedora Features & More Spectre Were Popular In July31 Jul 2018
Windows Comparisons, Linux 4.18, Wine & Alternate CPUs Were Very Popular In June01 Jul 2018
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past 14 Years05 Jun 2018
Today Marks The Phoronix 14th Birthday05 Jun 2018
Help Celebrate The 14th Birthday Of Phoronix Next Week01 Jun 2018

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Phoronix Test Suite
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4.1 Released For Better BSD Support, RHEL7 Bug Workaround09 Dec 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 Released For Advancing Open-Source Automated Benchmarking26 Nov 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 M3 Brings Improvements For POWER9, Colorful Text Graphs20 Nov 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 Milestone 2 Now Available For Open-Source Benchmarking05 Nov 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Serves Up Its 35 Millionth Test Profile/Suite Benchmark Download23 Oct 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 Milestone 1 Released For The Latest Open-Source Benchmarking08 Oct 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses Its 34 Millionth Test/Suite Download13 Sep 2018
The Final Development Release Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.2 Now Available For Testing07 Sep 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.2 M2 Released With Offline Improvements, L1TF/Foreshadow Reporting15 Aug 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 33 Million Test/Suite Benchmark Downloads05 Aug 2018

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Programming
Compiler Fuzzing With Prog-Fuzz Is Turning Up Bugs In GCC, Clang24 Jun 2018
Python 3.7 Release Candidate Arrives, Final Expected At The End Of June13 Jun 2018
Rust 1.26 Continues With Speed Improvements, Adds Support For 128-Bit Integers10 May 2018
HHVM 3.25 Released, Now Defaults To PHP7 Mode16 Mar 2018
Rust Gets A 2018 Roadmap, Big "Productivity" Edition Planned This Year12 Mar 2018
C++17 Is Now Official04 Dec 2017
PHP 7.2 Is One Step Away From Release12 Nov 2017
uClibc Is Still Around As A Lightweight C Standard Library29 Oct 2017
Rust 1.21 Released With Minor Updates12 Oct 2017
PyPy 5.9 Released With Faster JSON Parser, Greater Compatibility05 Oct 2017

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221 Articles
Proprietary Software
Adobe Customer Care: There Hasn't Been Enough Demand For Linux10 Dec 2018
Lightworks 14.5 Video Editor Released With Same-Day Linux Support But Still No Source17 Oct 2018
DaVinci Resolve 15 Video/Effects Editor Released With Linux Support13 Aug 2018
A VR Developer's Thoughts On The Current Mess Of APIs & Hardware27 May 2018
Keeper Password Manager Launches New Linux Version26 Apr 2018
Vivaldi Web Browser Now Available For Linux ARM / Raspberry Pi05 Dec 2017
TeamViewer 13 Now Available For Linux As A Native 64-bit Port04 Dec 2017
Adobe Is Finally Ending Flash Support... In 202025 Jul 2017
Apple Unveils "Metal 2" Graphics API, Better Performance & Capabilities For VR05 Jun 2017
Opera 43 Lands With "Instant Page Loading"07 Feb 2017

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129 Articles
Qt
Qt 5.12 Released With Many Improvements, Joined By Qt Creator 4.806 Dec 2018
Qt 5.13 Gets Scheduled For A May Debut01 Dec 2018
Qt 5.12 On Track For Releasing Next Week30 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Release Candidate Available, Final Coming In Early December22 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Lowering The QML Memory Consumption, Better JavaScript Performance16 Nov 2018
Qt 5.12 Fast Approaching With The Final Beta Now Available08 Nov 2018
The Qt Company Decides To Deprecate The Qbs Build System, Will Focus On CMake & QMake29 Oct 2018
Qt Design Studio 1.0 Released As New Design/Development Environment25 Oct 2018
Qt Drafts A Code of Conduct To Have A Formal Line About Unacceptable Behavior24 Oct 2018
Qt 5.12 Beta 2 Brings Many Fixes16 Oct 2018

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359 Articles
Radeon
More Radeon RX 590 Ubuntu Benchmarks - See How Your Linux GPU Performance Compares09 Dec 2018
AMDGPU Driver Gets Final Batch Of Features For Linux 4.2108 Dec 2018
AMD Adding New Vega 10 & Vega 20 IDs To Their Linux Driver07 Dec 2018
The Radeon RX 590 Is Finally Running Strong On Linux06 Dec 2018
AMDVLK Radeon Vulkan Driver Adds Transform Feedback, ~10% Vega Performance Boost04 Dec 2018
A Patch Is Still Pending For Fixing Up Newer Radeon GPUs In Older Motherboards03 Dec 2018
A Few Kernel Patches & New Firmware Have The Radeon RX 590 Working On Linux03 Dec 2018
AMDGPU Linux 4.21 Changes Queued With FreeSync, DC ABM, KFD Compute For Vega12/Polaris1201 Dec 2018
AMDGPU FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync Is Set To Land For Linux 4.2130 Nov 2018
A Radeon RX 590 Workaround For Linux But With Abysmal Performance29 Nov 2018

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Red Hat
Plymouth Lands Its Tighter Integration With UEFI Flicker-Free Boot Experience05 Dec 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta Released With Stratis, Yum 4, Application Streams15 Nov 2018
Plymouth 0.9.4 Boot Splash Released, First Update In A Year & Adds DRM Preferred Mode06 Nov 2018
IBM Announces Deal To Acquire Red Hat At $34 Billion28 Oct 2018
Red Hat Continues Advancing GFS2 File-System Capabilities26 Oct 2018
Red Hat & NVIDIA To Collaborate On Some Open-Source Efforts23 Oct 2018
Red Hat's Stratis Storage Project Reaches Its 1.0 Stable Milestone02 Oct 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta Updates Cockpit, Adds Podman22 Aug 2018
Silverblue Still Aiming To Be In Great Shape By Fedora 30 Next Spring18 Aug 2018
CentOS 6.10 Released, Scientific Linux 6.10 Coming Next Week06 Jul 2018

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Security
University Researchers Publish Paper On GPU Side-Channel Attacks15 Nov 2018
WireGuard Is Now Available On Apple iOS06 Nov 2018
PortSmash: A New Side-Channel Vulnerability Affecting SMT/HT Processors (CVE-2018-5407)02 Nov 2018
STACKLEAK Plug-In Being Reattempted For Inclusion In Linux 4.2024 Oct 2018
Cross-Hyperthread Spectre V2 Mitigation Ready For Linux With STIBP23 Oct 2018
RELPOLINES: A New Spectre V2 Approach To Lower Overhead Of Retpolines18 Oct 2018
Spectre V2 "Lite" App-To-App Protection Mode Readying For The Linux Kernel17 Oct 2018
Next Linux Kernel Bringing "Speculative Store Bypass Safe" For ARMv8.507 Oct 2018
Git Users Should Get To Updating Due To An Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability05 Oct 2018
Learn More About The Zinc Crypto API, Which Hopes To Get Into Linux 5.0 With WireGuard02 Oct 2018

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Standards
RenderDoc 1.2 Released For This Powerful Open-Source Graphics Debugging Tool01 Dec 2018
Linux 4.21 Positioned To Pickup Streebog Crypto Support Developed By Russia's FSB30 Nov 2018
The Linux Foundation Is Teaming Up With RISC-V To Promote The Open-Source CPU ISA27 Nov 2018
C++20 Making Progress On Modules, Memory Model Updates13 Nov 2018
OpenMP 5.0 Specification Released, GCC 9.0 Lands Initial Support08 Nov 2018
The Linux Kernel's Speck Death Sentence Finally Being Carried Out23 Oct 2018
CLVK Is Piping OpenCL On Top Of Vulkan23 Sep 2018
PortableCL 1.2 Still Coming While POCL 1.3 Will Further Improve Open-Source OpenCL18 Sep 2018
Codeplay Outs SYCL-Based ComputeCpp 1.0, Running Parallel C++ Code On Multiple Platforms23 Aug 2018
Magic Leap Joins The Khronos Group23 Jul 2018

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SUSE
OpenSUSE Begins Preparing For Leap 15.1 (15 Service Pack 1)17 Oct 2018
SUSE Continues Working On Transactional Updates With Btrfs02 Sep 2018
OpenSUSE Kubic Shifts Focus Following Self-Reflection09 Aug 2018
SUSE Sold Off To Swedish Private Equity Fund02 Jul 2018
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Officially Released26 Jun 2018
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Jumps On Linux 4.17, KDE Plasma 5.13 Riding Well20 Jun 2018
OpenSUSE Community Forks Red Hat's Spacewalk, Now Calls It Uyuni26 May 2018
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Released, Based On SUSE Linux Enterprise 1525 May 2018
OpenSUSE Conference 2018 Kicks Off In Prague, Video Streams Available25 May 2018
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Supports Transactional Updates Using Btrfs / Zypper / Snapper15 May 2018

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systemd
Systemd 240 Continues Picking Up New Features Ahead Of The Holidays01 Dec 2018
Systemd Adds Feature To Fallback Automatically To Older Kernels On Failure20 Oct 2018
What systemd Is Up To With The Latest Developments In 201807 Oct 2018
Facebook Continues Making Extensive Use Of systemd05 Oct 2018
Dbus-Broker Is Still A Faster User-Space-Based D-Bus01 Oct 2018
Linux Is Getting New Network Libraries From Veteran systemd/BUS1 Developers29 Sep 2018
Systemd Now Can Unlock Encrypted Boot Drives Using An External Password File04 Sep 2018
Systemd Will Now Use RdRand Directly If The Kernel Can't Deliver Entropy26 Aug 2018
Making Use Of Systemd Portable Services27 Jun 2018
Systemd 239 Rolls Out With Portable Services, Merges Boot Loader Specification22 Jun 2018

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Ubuntu
Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Officially Released07 Dec 2018
GNOME Shell In Ubuntu 19.04 Should Be Faster, Ubuntu Devs Still Working On New Installer05 Dec 2018
Xubuntu Will Stop Producing 32-bit ISOs Beginning With Xubuntu 19.0402 Dec 2018
Mir 1.1 Is Releasing Soon With Experimental X11 Support & NVIDIA Binary Blob Handling30 Nov 2018
UBports' Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Is On The Way With Browser Improvements, Oneplus One Fixes26 Nov 2018
Ubuntu Mir's EGMDE Desktop Getting Experimental XWayland17 Nov 2018
Ubuntu 19.04 Development Starts Off With Python 3.7, Merged Usr Directories13 Nov 2018
Ubuntu Linux On Samsung Galaxy Devices Finally Reaches Beta (Samsung DeX)08 Nov 2018
Ubuntu 19.04 Is The "Disco Dingo"30 Oct 2018
UBports' Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Planned For Release In November27 Oct 2018

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Valve
Valve Rolls Out New Steam Play Proton 3.16 Beta, 29 More Games Supported11 Dec 2018
Counter-Strike: GO Goes Battle Royale With Danger Zone06 Dec 2018
Steam Linux Usage Hit 0.80% During November01 Dec 2018
Valve Releases Artifact As Its Cross-Platform, Vulkan-Powered Digital Card Game28 Nov 2018
SteamOS/Linux Requirements For Valve's Artifact Is Just A Vulkan Intel/AMD/NVIDIA GPU11 Nov 2018
Steam Survey Reports The Latest Linux Gaming Marketshare For October01 Nov 2018
Valve's Latest Steam Play Proton Beta Offers Up Useful Fixes31 Oct 2018
Updated Proton 3.16 Beta For Steam Play Has DXVK 0.90, D3D11 Fixes16 Oct 2018
Valve Updates SteamVR AMD Requirements, Recommends Using PPAs On Ubuntu04 Oct 2018
Steam Linux Usage For September Revised Slightly Higher03 Oct 2018

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VIA
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Go Through A GEM/TTM Code Rewrite05 Aug 2018
It's Still Going To Be Tough Getting The OpenChrome VIA KMS Driver In The Linux Kernel28 May 2018
VIA Joins In The AI Race, Linux/Android Support For Their New Developer Kit10 May 2018
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Work On New GEM/TTM Code, Regression Fixes12 Mar 2018
OpenChrome KMS Can Now Do Runtime Resolution Changes, Hopes To Go Mainline In 201811 Mar 2018
OpenChrome DRM Still Aiming For Mainline Kernel, But Initially Will Lack 2D Acceleration02 Mar 2018
OpenChrome DRM Continues To Be Developed, But It Didn't Make It Mainline This Year26 Dec 2017
OpenChrome DRM Still Being Ported To Newer Kernel, Lengthy Process25 Aug 2017
OpenChrome Still Pushing For DRM Kernel Driver, Updated DDX04 Aug 2017
OpenChrome Maintainer Making Some Progress On VIA DRM Driver25 Sep 2016

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Virtualization
VirtIO-FS: A Proposed Better Approach For Sharing Folders/Files With Guest VMs11 Dec 2018
ROE Kernel Hardening Continues To Restrict KVM VMs To Only Its Own Memory08 Dec 2018
QEMU 3.1 Is Almost Ready For Release With Multi-Threaded TCG, Many Other Changes29 Nov 2018
oVirt 4.3 Reaches Alpha With Intel Skylake Server & AMD EPYC Support27 Nov 2018
VirtualBox 5.2.22 Released, Disables 3D For Wayland & Brings Linux 4.19 Fixes09 Nov 2018
QEMU 3.1 Begins Its Release Dance With 3.1.0-RC006 Nov 2018
Better Intel IOMMU Debugging Is On The Way, ARM IOMMU Working On Faster Performance27 Oct 2018
QEMU Making Progress With Legacy-Free Display Support - Avoids Old VGA Code26 Oct 2018
KVM x86 Enabling Nested Virtualization By Default, Other Virtualization Work25 Oct 2018
Intel KVMGT 2018-Q3 Released As Their Latest Open-Source GPU Virtualization Bits19 Oct 2018

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Vulkan
Vulkan 1.1.95 Released With New Floating Point Extensions03 Dec 2018
LunarG Rolls Out Vulkan Configurator With Updated SDK27 Nov 2018
Vulkan 1.1.94 Released With Two New Extensions26 Nov 2018
RLSL Continues Maturing For Compiling Rust To SPIR-V For Use With Vulkan Drivers26 Nov 2018
Vulkan 1.1.93 Released With Two New Extensions, Adds ID For Google "Pastel"18 Nov 2018
Vulkan 1.1.92 Released, Finally Allows For Chunked HTML Documentation12 Nov 2018
Vulkan Getting Another Extension To Help With DXVK/Direct3D Performance06 Nov 2018
Vulkan 1.1.91 Released With NV_ray_tracing, AMD Memory Overallocation Behavior04 Nov 2018
NVIDIA Stabilizes Its Vulkan/OpenGL Ray-Tracing Extension01 Nov 2018
CLVK Takes Shape For OpenCL On Vulkan, But Performance Has A Long Ways To Go31 Oct 2018

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Wayland
Sway 1.0 Beta 2 Rolls Out For Feature-Rich i3-Compatible Wayland Compositor30 Nov 2018
Wayland Secure Output Protocol Proposed For Upstream - HDCP-Like Behavior19 Nov 2018
Collabora Revives Work On Alpha Compositing Protocol For Wayland14 Nov 2018
Wayland Protocols 1.17 Brings Explicit Synchronization & Primary Selection12 Nov 2018
Wayland's Weston Is In Severe Need Of More Development Help03 Nov 2018
Wayland's Weston Gets A Remoting Plugin For Virtual Output Streaming30 Oct 2018
Sway 1.0 Beta Released - Offers 100% Compatibility With i3 Window Manager20 Oct 2018
Wayland's Weston Will Now Respect Your VR HMD24 Sep 2018
Sway 1.0 Alpha 6 Released, Now Supports Moving/Resizing Tiled Windows With The Mouse22 Sep 2018
Libinput 1.12 Released With New Quirks System, Touchpad Improvements11 Sep 2018

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WINE
Wine-Staging 4.0-RC1 Released With Just Over 800 Patches On Top Of Wine10 Dec 2018
Wine 4.0-RC1 Released With Updated Vulkan Support, Stream I/O Support07 Dec 2018
CrossOver 18.1 Released With Visio 2016 On Linux, Restored Controller Support On Steam04 Dec 2018
Wine 3.0.4 Released Ahead Of January's Wine 4.029 Nov 2018
Wine-Staging 3.21 Released With A Handful Of New Patches26 Nov 2018
Wine 4.0 Release Preparations Begin For Much Improved Windows Games / Apps On Linux25 Nov 2018
Wine 3.21 Released With Better Joystick Support, Updated Android Graphics Support23 Nov 2018
Wine 3.0.4 Is En Route With New Icons, Dozens Of Bug Fixes13 Nov 2018
Wine-Staging 3.20 Released, Fixes A Four Year Old Rendering Bug11 Nov 2018
Wine 3.20 Released With Several Improvements09 Nov 2018

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X.Org
Imagine 128 & Matrox Linux X.Org Display Drivers See Updates For The 2018 Holidays08 Dec 2018
i3 Window Manager v4.16 Released05 Nov 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.3 Released To Fix New Security Issue25 Oct 2018
Arcan Display Server Is Nearing Feature Parity With The X.Org Server20 Oct 2018
X.Org Server 1.20.2 Released With A Bunch Of Bug Fixes15 Oct 2018
FreeDesktop.org Might Formally Join Forces With The X.Org Foundation15 Oct 2018
XDC2019 X.Org / Mesa / Wayland Conference To Be Hosted In Montreal11 Oct 2018
The X.Org / Mesa GPU Talks From XDC2018 Are Now Available10 Oct 2018
Virtual KMS Is Working On Wayland Support Plus Other Additions02 Oct 2018
XDC 2018 Kicks Off Tomorrow In A Coruña25 Sep 2018

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