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AMD
Linux 4.18 Gets AMD Patches For Speculative Store Bypass / Spectre V410 Jun 2018
Hygon Dhyana: Chinese x86 Server CPUs Based On AMD Zen09 Jun 2018
A Revived Linux Driver To Be Attempted For The ATI RAGE 12808 Jun 2018
AMD Showed Off New Threadrippers, 7nm Vega At Computex 201806 Jun 2018
A Tentative Linux Kernel Patch For Able AMD CPUs To Address Spectre V4 / SSBD05 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 To Report CPU Temps Finally On Stoney & Bristol Ridge04 Jun 2018
AMD K8 Support Stripped Out Of Coreboot31 May 2018
AMDGPU Patches Prepping JPEG Support For "Video Core Next"30 May 2018
AMD Zen CPU Microcode Added To Linux-Firmware Tree, Bulldozer Updated20 May 2018
AMD Publishes Open-Source Driver Support For Vega 2015 May 2018

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937 Articles
BSD
OpenBSD Disabling SMT / Hyper Threading Due To Security Concerns19 Jun 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.2.2 Released To Fix The Lazy State Save/Restore Bug18 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2-RC3 Released, Enables Eager FPU Context Switching For Latest CPU Bug16 Jun 2018
Some Of The Early Ideas For Intel's New FreeBSD Improvement Effort16 Jun 2018
FreeBSD Lands Support For pNFS13 Jun 2018
DragonFlyBSD Gets Better Hardened Against CPU Speculative Execution Bugs12 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2-RC2 Ships This Weekend With Various Fixes09 Jun 2018
TrueOS To Reinvent Itself As New BSD Platform, Downstream Fork Of FreeBSD06 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 RC1 Brings WoL Support To Newer Intel Systems, Other Fixes02 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 Beta 3 Brings LLVM Updates, Various Fixes26 May 2018

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520 Articles
Clear Linux
Intel's Clear Linux Moving For A Quick Rollout Of GCC 810 May 2018
Clear Linux Shedding More Light On Their "Magic" Performance Work04 Apr 2018
Clear Linux Is The Latest Distribution Figuring Out What To Do With Python 221 Feb 2018
DNF Package Manager Is Now Available On Clear Linux31 Jan 2018
Clear Linux Rolls Out KPTI Page Isolation & Retpoline Support08 Jan 2018
Solus Borrows From The Clear Linux Playbook For AVX2-Optimized Gaming12 Nov 2017
Clear Linux Reaches The Amazon EC2 Cloud29 Oct 2017
Clear Linux Can Run On AMD's EPYC Platform With Competitive Performance29 Sep 2017
Clear Linux & Their Love For FMV + dl_platform/dl_hwcap In The Name Of Performance15 Sep 2017
GCC vs. Clang Compilers On The Intel Core i9 With Clear Linux17 Jul 2017

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36 Articles
Coreboot
Coreboot Now Supports Directly Booting To A Linux Kernel FIT Image20 Jun 2018
Coreboot Picks Up Support For Another Eight Year Old Intel Motherboard27 May 2018
Coreboot 4.8 Released With 17 New Motherboards Supported16 May 2018
HP Elitebook 8770w Ported To Coreboot, But Need To Disassemble The Laptop For Flashing13 May 2018
Purism's Librem 15 v2 Laptop Now Supported By Mainline Coreboot11 May 2018
Coreboot Picks Up Support For Two Open Compute Project Boards05 May 2018
RISC-V SiFive Freedom Unleahsed 540 SoC / HiFive Unleashed Board Added To Coreboot26 Apr 2018
Coreboot Lands Updated ME_Cleaner, Purism TPM & Other Updates06 Apr 2018
Coreboot Picks Up Librem Enhancements, New HP Elitebook Port, Cheza Snapdragon26 Mar 2018
Intel BayTrail Gets Minor Graphics Improvement On Coreboot, Now Supports OpRegion15 Mar 2018

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164 Articles
Debian
Debian Installer Buster Alpha 3 Released19 Jun 2018
Debian Is Looking For Help Coming Up With The Artwork For 10.0 Buster15 Jun 2018
Devuan 2.0 Released For Debian Stretch Without Systemd09 Jun 2018
Devuan 2.0 As Debian Without Systemd Hits Release Candidate Stage09 May 2018
Debian Making Progress On UEFI SecureBoot Support In 201830 Apr 2018
Debian 10 "Buster" Should Be Out Around Mid-2019, Debian 12 Is "Bookworm"16 Apr 2018
Slax 9.4 Released With Updated Debian Packages, One-Click-To-Install Launchers26 Mar 2018
Slax 9.4 RC1 Available For A Lightweight Debian Experience24 Mar 2018
Debian Project Leader Elections 2018 Has One Candidate11 Mar 2018
Debian 9.4 Stretch Released10 Mar 2018

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242 Articles
Desktop
Xfdesktop 4.13.2 Released As Another Step Towards Xfce 4.1417 Jun 2018
NetworkManager Finally Supports Wake On Wireless LAN (WoWLAN)15 Jun 2018
Xfce's Thunar 1.8 File Manager Released With Move From GTK2 To GTK307 Jun 2018
Jade: New Linux Desktop Built On Python, HTML5 & JavaScript27 May 2018
Cinnamon 3.8 Desktop Released With Performance Improvements, Various Modifications02 May 2018
MenuLibre 2.2 Linux Desktop Menu Editor Released With Many Improvements22 Apr 2018
Xfce Picks Up Better PulseAudio Integration22 Apr 2018
Xfce Settings Update Brings Better Multi-Monitor Support21 Apr 2018
Pidgin 2.13 Linux Desktop Instant Messaging Client Released07 Apr 2018
Linux Gets An Open-Source VR Desktop, Built Off OpenHMD29 Mar 2018

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309 Articles
Fedora
Fedora Core OS: The New Upstream To Red Hat's CoreOS20 Jun 2018
Fedora Atomic Workstation To Be Renamed Fedora Silverblue19 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 Will Cater i686 Package Builds For x86_64, Hide GRUB On Boot16 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 To Fully Embrace The FreeDesktop.org Boot Loader Specification15 Jun 2018
Binutils 2.31 Slated For Fedora 2914 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 To Further Strengthen Crypto Settings08 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 Proposal "i686 Is For x86-64" Would Allow More Optimizations, Require SSE204 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 Might Hide The GRUB Boot Menu & It's Causing Lots Of Debate31 May 2018
Some Of The Features Expected For Fedora 2929 May 2018
MySQL 8.0 Coming To Fedora 2907 May 2018

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775 Articles
Free Software
Rust 1.27 Released With SIMD Improvements21 Jun 2018
Git 2.18 Released With Initial Version Of Its New Wire Protocol21 Jun 2018
Flatpak 1.0 Nears With Today's 0.99.1 Release21 Jun 2018
PulseAudio 12.0 Released With Many Improvements21 Jun 2018
PHP 7.3 Alpha 2 Released With Many Bug Fixes21 Jun 2018
SysVinit 2.90 Released With Fixes & Better Support For Newer Compilers19 Jun 2018
HHVM 3.27 Released With More Mature HackC Compiler Front-End18 Jun 2018
Neovim 0.3 Text Editor Released With Various Improvements11 Jun 2018
Early PHP 7.3 Performance Benchmarks Are Looking Good10 Jun 2018
PHP 7.3 Alpha Released With New Features07 Jun 2018

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1432 Articles
General
FP64 Support Finally Lands In Mesa Git For Intel Haswell03 Jan 2017

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1 Articles
GNOME
App Launching From GNOME Shell Now More Robust Under Memory Pressure & Faster22 Jun 2018
GNOME 3.29.3 Released As The Latest Step Towards GNOME 3.3020 Jun 2018
Going In-Depth With Flatpak For Sandboxed Application Packaging20 Jun 2018
Epiphany 3.29.3 Picks Up A Reader Mode, Finally Disables NPAPI Plugins19 Jun 2018
NVIDIA Contributes EGLStreams Improvements For GNOME's Mutter Wayland Support16 Jun 2018
NetworkManager 1.11.4 Brings More Linux Networking Improvements31 May 2018
GNOME 3 Might Be Too Resource Hungry To Ever Run Nicely On The Raspberry Pi31 May 2018
GNOME 3.29.2 Released As The Second Step Towards GNOME 3.3025 May 2018
NetworkManager Now Supports Link-Local Thunderbolt Networking24 May 2018
Purism Introduces Its Telepathy-Using GTK3-Based Phone Dialer Plans18 May 2018

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897 Articles
GNU
GNU FreeDink - One Of The Few Fully Free Software Games - Now Runs On The Web21 Jun 2018
A GCC Compiler Port For TI's PRU Processor15 Jun 2018
MIPS Finally Posts GCC Compiler Patch For P6600 Series, But Might Be Rejected11 Jun 2018
Intel MPX Support Removed From GCC 908 Jun 2018
FSF Certifies Refurbished Lenovo X200 Convertible Notebook/Tablet For RYF30 May 2018
Red Hat Compiler Developer Working On Compiler-Assisted Performance Analysis For GCC30 May 2018
Emacs 26.1 Brings Double Buffering To Reduce Flickering, Lisp Threads, 24-Bit Colors28 May 2018
GCC 9 Has Been Landing Many Ada Improvements This Week27 May 2018
GCC 9 Drops Support For Older ARM Microarchitecture Versions19 May 2018
CodeSourcery Has Ported OpenMP / OpenACC To AMD GCN GPUs With GCC10 May 2018

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596 Articles
Google
Chrome 68 Rolls Out In Beta Form07 Jun 2018
Chrome 67 Now Available For Linux Users30 May 2018
Google Makes Linux Apps On Chrome OS Official08 May 2018
Chrome 67 Beta Adds "Formdata" Event, Arbitrary Precision Integers30 Apr 2018
WebP 1.0 Image Format Released29 Apr 2018
The Most Interesting Google GSoC 2018 Projects: QEMU Vulkan, Virtual KMS, Nautilus GTK424 Apr 2018
Chrome 66 Released With Security Improvements & New JavaScript APIs18 Apr 2018
Google "Hammer" HID Driver Coming To Linux 4.1727 Mar 2018
Android Studio 3.1 Released With C++ Performance Profiler26 Mar 2018
Chrome 66 Beta Delivers On Async Clipboard API, Web Locks API21 Mar 2018

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333 Articles
Hardware
Equus WHITEBOX OPEN: A Line Of Coreboot/LinuxBoot-Ready Xeon Scalable Servers21 Jun 2018
Purism's Librem 5 To Rely On Secondary Processor For Binary Blobs19 Jun 2018
RISC-V Changes Merged For Linux 4.18, Early Perf Subsystem Work16 Jun 2018
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice ARM-Powered Linux Laptop14 Jun 2018
Librem 5 Continues Working On Its Wayland Software Stack, Testing Vibration Motors, Chargers13 Jun 2018
VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers13 Jun 2018
MIPS Changes Pulled Into The Linux 4.18 Kernel, Not Any NanoMIPS Or Intel GRX50012 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 Supports The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 & DT For NES Classic Edition, Steam Link12 Jun 2018
Summit Supercomputer Launches With 200 PFLOPS Of Compute Power08 Jun 2018
ARM64 Patches For Linux 4.18 Roll Out With Spectre V4 Mitigation08 Jun 2018

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1293 Articles
Intel
Making Use Of Chrome's Ozone-GBM Intel Graphics Support On The Linux Desktop22 Jun 2018
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns21 Jun 2018
Intel Icelake Bringing New MIPI DSI Controller, Linux Driver Patches Posted15 Jun 2018
Intel Posts Linux Graphics Driver Patches For Whiskey Lake, Amber Lake14 Jun 2018
More Vega M Performance Numbers Surfacing, Linux State Looking Good14 Jun 2018
Intel Skylake Xeon Systems Get HWP Iowait Boosting With P-State On Linux 4.1813 Jun 2018
Intel Developers Working On HDCP Content Protection Protocol For Wayland13 Jun 2018
Intel Confirms Their Discrete GPU Plans For 202012 Jun 2018
Linux Kernel Patches Appear For A Line Of Intel MIPS SoCs12 Jun 2018
There's A Discussion Again About Flipping On Intel "Fastboot" DRM Driver Support07 Jun 2018

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1326 Articles
KDE
Krita 4.1 Digital Painting Program Enters Beta With Multi-Monitor Workspace Layouts21 Jun 2018
Elisa 0.2 Beta Released For This Newest KDE Music Player20 Jun 2018
A Session Suspension & Restoration Protocol Proposed For Wayland18 Jun 2018
KDE Plasma 5.13 Ships As The Best Plasma 5 Release Yet12 Jun 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.47 Released With Various Improvements09 Jun 2018
KDE Developer On Martin Flöser's Departure: VDG Does Not Exist04 Jun 2018
Martin Flöser Steps Down As Maintainer Of KDE's KWin04 Jun 2018
KDE Plasma 5.13 Beta Released With A Compelling Number Of Improvements18 May 2018
KDE Plasma Developers Collaborating With Sway On Wayland Support14 May 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.46 As The Latest Add-Ons Update12 May 2018

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768 Articles
LibreOffice
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
Collabora Online 3.2 Supports Chart Creation, Other Features21 Apr 2018
Changes Begin Building Up For LibreOffice 6.130 Mar 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 Getting GTK3 Native Message Dialogs04 Mar 2018
LibreOffice 6.0 Released With A Ton Of Open-Source Office Suite Improvements31 Jan 2018
LibreOffice Gets "KDE 5" Integration That's A GTK3/KDE5 Hybrid23 Jan 2018
LibreOffice 6.0 Beta Available - Huge Open-Source Office Suite Update For 201825 Nov 2017

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102 Articles
Linux Events
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
Jon Masters On Understanding Spectre & Meltdown CPU Vulnerabilities05 Feb 2018
FOSDEM 2018 Is This Weekend In Brussels02 Feb 2018
Linux.Conf.Au 2018 Videos Now Available25 Jan 2018
Audio Recordings Posted For Linux Plumbers Conference 201725 Nov 2017
FOSDEM 2018 Will Be Hosting A Wayland / Mesa / Mir / X.Org Developer Room19 Nov 2017

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57 Articles
Linux Gaming
X-Plane Flight Simulator Reports Linux Users At Just About 1%20 Jun 2018
Feral Is Bringing Total War: WARHAMMER 2 To Linux18 Jun 2018
A Closer Look At The GeForce GTX 1060 vs. Radeon RX 580 In Thrones of Britannia09 Jun 2018
A Total War Saga: THRONES OF BRITANNIA Is Now Out For Linux, Powered By Vulkan07 Jun 2018
THRONES OF BRITANNIA Launching For Linux On Thursday, Another Vulkan Game05 Jun 2018
Steam Linux Usage In May Creeps Up To 0.57%01 Jun 2018
Feral's Former Linux Team Lead Is Now Working For Unity30 May 2018
F1 2017 Updated For Linux To Avoid Crashes With Low NVIDIA vRAM Situations29 May 2018
One Of The Few Games On The Open-Source id Tech 4 Engine Sees Big Update29 May 2018
SC-Controller 0.4.3 Released, Support Steam Controller & Sony DS4 Over Bluetooth25 May 2018

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1524 Articles
Linux Kernel
Linux Gets Experimental Support For In-Kernel Hibernation Encryption20 Jun 2018
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux 4.18 Kernel17 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18-rc1 Kernel Released16 Jun 2018
AppArmor In Linux 4.18 Supports Audit Rule Filtering16 Jun 2018
Linux 4.17 Stable Has Been Settling Well, Coming Soon To Fedora14 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 Addition Helps Dell + Thunderbolt Systems14 Jun 2018
CVE-2018-3665: Lazy State Save/Restore As The Latest CPU Speculative Execution Issue13 Jun 2018
DM Writecache Target Merged For Linux 4.18, Helping Databases & More13 Jun 2018
Linux 4.17.1 Kernel Released12 Jun 2018
Intel Begins Queuing Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 4.1912 Jun 2018

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1928 Articles
Linux Storage
LVM2 Begins Work On Major Changes To Logical Volume Management21 Jun 2018
More XFS Fixes Readied For Linux 4.1813 Jun 2018
F2FS File-System Gets Discard Improvements, Nobarrier Fsync Mode For Linux 4.1811 Jun 2018
XFS For Linux 4.18 Preps Online File-System Repair, Other Features05 Jun 2018
EXT4/Fscrypt Changes For Linux 4.18: Speck File-System Encryption Being Added05 Jun 2018
Btrfs Can Now Remove Directories Much Faster In Send Mode: From 33 Hours To 2 Minutes04 Jun 2018
Huawei Announces EROFS Linux File-System, Might Eventually Be Used By Android Devices31 May 2018
Bcachefs File-System Is Working On Going Upstream In The Linux Kernel09 May 2018
Mainline Linux Kernel Almost Ready For Finally Supporting Unprivileged FUSE Mounts16 Apr 2018
OpenAFS 1.8 Released, Drops Pre-2.6 Linux Support13 Apr 2018

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293 Articles
LLVM
Some Compiler Performance Benchmarks With The Zapcc Caching Compiler21 Jun 2018
Zapcc Caching C++ Compiler Open-Sourced17 Jun 2018
Release Planning Is Underway For LLVM 7.0, Shipping In September07 Jun 2018
Sony Is Working On AMD Ryzen LLVM Compiler Improvements - Possibly For The PlayStation 519 May 2018
LLVM 5.0.2 Released With Spectre Variant Two Mitigation16 May 2018
EuroLLVM 2018 Session Videos Now Available08 May 2018
LLVM-Strip Introduced As An Alternative To GNU Strip07 May 2018
Glow: An LLVM Optimizing Compiler For Neural Networks06 May 2018
One Of LLVM's Top Contributors Quits Development Over CoC, Outreach Program02 May 2018
LLVM Is Playing A Big Role With Vulkan/SPIR-V Compilers19 Apr 2018

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477 Articles
Mesa
Freedreno Reaches OpenGL ES 3.1 Support, Not Far From OpenGL 3.322 Jun 2018
Vulkan Display Extensions To Be Used By SteamVR Merged Into Mesa RADV/ANV19 Jun 2018
RadeonSI Lands OpenGL 3.3 Compatibility Profile Support18 Jun 2018
OpenGL Floating Point Textures No Longer Encumbered By Patents, Enabled In Mesa18 Jun 2018
Mesa 18.1.2 Released With Several RADV & Intel Driver Fixes15 Jun 2018
Mesa Rolls Out Support For ARB_sample_locations15 Jun 2018
Mesa's VirGL For OpenGL Within VMs Now Supports Tessellation Shaders15 Jun 2018
Mesa RadeonSI Lands Possible Vega/Raven Performance Improvement14 Jun 2018
DRM Leasing / Display Patches Updated For Mesa's Vulkan Drivers12 Jun 2018
Etnaviv Gallium3D Now Working On NIR Support06 Jun 2018

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1450 Articles
Microsoft
It's Official: Microsoft Pays Out $7.5 Billion For GitHub, Nat Friedman Becomes The CEO04 Jun 2018
Microsoft Has Reportedly Reached A Deal To Acquire GitHub03 Jun 2018
Clear Linux Exploring Support For Windows WSL28 May 2018
Windows' Notepad Finally Supports Unix/Linux Line Endings08 May 2018
AzCopy Is The Latest Software Microsoft Has Brought To Linux30 Apr 2018
Windows 10 April 2018 Update Now Shipping, To Be Tested Against Linux30 Apr 2018
Microsoft Announces Linux-Powered "Azure Sphere" IoT Platform16 Apr 2018
Windows Subsystem for Linux Now Supports Copy/Paste14 Apr 2018
Microsoft Open-Sources WSL Sample To Let More Linux Distributions Run On Windows26 Mar 2018
LuxMark OpenCL Performance On Windows vs. Linux With Radeon/NVIDIA23 Mar 2018

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150 Articles
Mozilla
Firefox Developers Still Hesitant About Using EGL Over GLX On X11 Linux26 May 2018
Firefox 61 Beta Brings Quantum CSS Improvements, Faster Tab Switching09 May 2018
Firefox 60 Released With New Enterprise Features, Web Authentication / Yubikey Support09 May 2018
Firefox Reality: Linux-Supported Browser For AR/VR Mixed Reality03 Apr 2018
Firefox 60 Is In Beta With Web Authentication & Policy Engine Support14 Mar 2018
Firefox 59 Prepped For Release: Nukes GTK2 Code, Still Prepping For Wayland13 Mar 2018
Mozilla Servo Team To Begin Focusing On VR / Mixed Reality09 Mar 2018
Rust 1.24 Released With "rustfmt" Preview & Incremental Compilation By Default15 Feb 2018
GFX-RS Continues Advancing For High-Performance, Portable Graphics In Rust04 Feb 2018
Firefox 59 Might Ship With Working Wayland Support25 Jan 2018

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267 Articles
Multimedia
Kodi 18 Alpha 2 Released With Stability & Usability Improvements + New Wayland Code22 Jun 2018
H.264 Decoding Tackled For Reverse-Engineered "Cedrus" Allwinner Video Decode Driver14 Jun 2018
Ardour Digital Audio Workstation Is Going Through An Architectural Overhaul02 Jun 2018
Opus 1.3 RC1 Released For Open-Source Audio Codec02 Jun 2018
Faster Audio Decoding/Encoding Coming To Ogg & FLAC22 May 2018
Libplacebo: Punting MPV's GPU Video/Image Rendering Into A Library29 Apr 2018
FFmpeg 4.0 Released With New Encoders/Decoders, NVIDIA NVDEC Decoding20 Apr 2018
AOMedia Announces Public Release Of AV1 Video Format28 Mar 2018
GStreamer 1.14 Nears Release With WebRTC Support, Experimental AV1 & NVIDIA NVDEC14 Mar 2018
Kodi 18 "Leia" Enters Alpha With Thousands Of Changes05 Mar 2018

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286 Articles
Nouveau
Nouveau NV50 Gets Patches To Help Dolphin Emulator By As Much As ~50%13 Jun 2018
Open-Source NVIDIA Volta GV100 Support Queued For Linux 4.1818 May 2018
Initial Open-Source Volta Support Lands In Nouveau For Linux 4.1808 May 2018
Red Hat Developers Continue Working On OpenCL/Compute For Nouveau28 Apr 2018
Nouveau Is On The Verge Of Having Basic Compute Support24 Mar 2018
Nouveau NIR Support Appears Almost Baked, NV50 Support Added20 Mar 2018
Shared Virtual Memory Support For Nouveau With HMM10 Mar 2018
Compute Support Is Moving Along For Nouveau08 Mar 2018
Nouveau's NIR Support Inches Closer To TGSI Quality21 Feb 2018
Nouveau Gets ARB_bindless_texture Support For Maxwell & Newer18 Feb 2018

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388 Articles
NVIDIA
NVIDIA Releases DALI Library & nvJPEG GPU-Accelerated Library For JPEG Decode19 Jun 2018
NVIDIA 340.107 Legacy Linux Driver Brings X.Org Server 1.20 Support08 Jun 2018
NVIDIA 390.67 Linux Driver Released WIth X.Org Server 1.20 Support, Bug Fixes05 Jun 2018
NVIDIA Jetson Xavier Announced: Shipping This Summer With Volta GPU, 8 x ARM64 CPUs04 Jun 2018
NVIDIA’s Next Generation Mainstream GPU Will At Least Be Detailed In August31 May 2018
NVIDIA HGX-2 HPC/AI Server Platform Offers 16 x V100 GPUs, 2 PFLOPS of Tensor Cores30 May 2018
NVIDIA 396.24.02 Linux Driver Brings New Vulkan Extensions24 May 2018
CUDA 9.2 Released With GEMM Improvements17 May 2018
NVIDIA 390.59 Linux Driver Brings New GPU Support, X.Org Server 1.20 Compatibility16 May 2018
NVIDIA 396.18.11 Linux Vulkan Driver Released With Fixes12 May 2018

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706 Articles
Operating Systems
Genode-Based Sculpt OS Now Available With Easy-To-Use Disk Image17 Jun 2018
Purism's PureOS To Explore OSTree/Flatpak, Wants To Develop An "Ethical App Store"15 Jun 2018
A Look At Flatpak vs. Snap Adoption In Various 2018 Linux Distributions09 Jun 2018
LibreOffice Now Available On Haiku OS, Mesa 18.1 With Vulkan Being Worked On06 Jun 2018
Apple Announces macOS 10.14, Competing With Fedora 28 & Ubuntu 18.10 This Fall04 Jun 2018
Linux Mint 19 Beta Released04 Jun 2018
Genode OS 18.05 Rolls Out Java Support, New NVMe Driver & Sculpt OS Update03 Jun 2018
ReactOS Is Finally Able To Build Itself02 Jun 2018
GCC 8.1 Now Can Be Used On OpenSolaris-Derived OpenIndiana01 Jun 2018
Jolla's Sailfish 2.2 Rolls Out With Fingerprint Unlock, Emoji Keyboard Support01 Jun 2018

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614 Articles
Oracle
Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R5 Now Officially Ready For x86_64 & AArch6421 Jun 2018
Solaris 11.3 SRU 33 Better Deals With ZFS Sending Of Compressed Data & More16 Jun 2018
Solaris 11.3 SRU 32 Released With Package Updates15 May 2018
OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.04, Drops GNOME 2 For MATE + Adds KPTI For Meltdown28 Apr 2018
Eclipse Foundation Pursuing "Cloud Native" Java With Jakarta EE24 Apr 2018
MySQL 8.0 Released With Many Improvements, Faster Performance19 Apr 2018
Oracle Ships GraalVM 1.0 To "Run Programs Faster Anywhere"18 Apr 2018
Solaris 11.4 Beta Updated With Spectre V1 Mitigation, Systemd Bit To Make GNOME Happy17 Apr 2018
Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 Released, Offering Two Kernel Options & Still Supporting Btrfs17 Apr 2018
Oracle Offers Its Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel On GitHub13 Apr 2018

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203 Articles
Phoronix
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
Linux Distro Tests, New Ryzen, & LLVM Topped Our 333 Articles This Month31 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For Kernel Devs Topped April01 May 2018
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have Been Definitely Exciting31 Mar 2018
Raven Ridge, Vulkan & Another Valve Linux Developer Excited Folks This Month28 Feb 2018
Spectre & Meltdown Defined January 201801 Feb 2018
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated December01 Jan 2018
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 201731 Dec 2017

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572 Articles
Phoronix Test Suite
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0.1 Is Coming Next Week18 Jun 2018
The Last Call For Testing Ahead Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.0, Early Work On Android30 May 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Is Now Ad-Free25 May 2018
The Prominent Changes Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.021 May 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0 Milestone 4 Released With RISC-V CPU Detection, Test Creator16 May 2018
Creating New Tests Will Be Even Easier With Phoronix Test Suite 8.015 May 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 31 Million Test/Suite Benchmark Downloads08 May 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0 M3 Released With BSD Improvements, Test Inspector & More16 Apr 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0 M2 Released With Continued Windows Improvements25 Mar 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 30 Million Test / Suite Benchmark Downloads23 Mar 2018

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139 Articles
Premium
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Programming
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
HHVM 3.21 Released With Better PHP7 Compatibility, Sodium Support03 Aug 2017

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220 Articles
Proprietary Software
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
Lightworks 14 Steps Closer To Release, UI Updates & More15 Dec 2016
WSL-Distribution-Switcher Swaps Out Ubuntu For Other Distros On Windows20 Nov 2016
Adobe Rolls Out Flash Player 24 Beta For Linux31 Oct 2016

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126 Articles
Qt
The Qt 6 Plans For November 2020, Qt 5.15 Likely Being Last Of Qt520 Jun 2018
Qt 5.11.1 Released With 150+ Bug Fixes19 Jun 2018
Qt 3D Studio 2.0 RC2 Released For This 2D/3D UI Designer14 Jun 2018
Qt 6.0 Might Be Coming After Qt 5.14, Could Depend Upon C++1713 Jun 2018
Qt For Python 5.11 Released As The First Official Build13 Jun 2018
Qt 5.9.6 + Qt Creator 4.6.2 Released11 Jun 2018
Qt Creator 4.7 Enters Beta, Uses Clang Code Model By Default05 Jun 2018
Qt 5.12 To Support Vulkan On macOS Via MoltenVK30 May 2018
The Many Wayland Improvements In Qt 5.1129 May 2018
LXQt 0.13 Released With More Improvements For This Lightweight Qt Desktop22 May 2018

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339 Articles
Radeon
RadeonSI Compatibility Profile Is Close To OpenGL 4.4 Support22 Jun 2018
Initial AMDGPU Driver Changes Submitted For Linux 4.1921 Jun 2018
GlusterFS 4.1 Released With Performance Monitoring Improvements21 Jun 2018
AMDGPU DRM Driver To Finally Expose GPU Load Via Sysfs20 Jun 2018
Radeon Software 18.20 Stable Released With Official Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Support20 Jun 2018
A Slew Of AMDGPU DC Updates Published, Further Improvements For Raven Ridge19 Jun 2018
AMDGPU Performance Tests With New WattMan-Like Settings, Power Capping16 Jun 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Ships Latest Fixes, Optimizations10 Jun 2018
RADV Vulkan Driver Should Now Work Much Better With DXVK For Direct3D 11 Wine Gaming09 Jun 2018
Does Forcing "High" DPM Performance Help Out Your AMDGPU Performance?07 Jun 2018

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805 Articles
Red Hat
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation20 Jun 2018
Red Hat Summit 2018 Wraps Up With Containers/Virtualization Still Being Hot11 May 2018
CentOS 7 1804 Released As The Free Spin Of RHEL 7.510 May 2018
Team Silverblue Succeeds Fedora Atomic Workstation, Aims To Be In Great Shape By F3002 May 2018
Learning More About Red Hat's Stratis Project To Offer Btrfs/ZFS-Like Functionality26 Apr 2018
Plymouth Adds Device Rotation Support11 Apr 2018
Red Hat Confirms RHEL 8 Will Drop Python 210 Apr 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Officially Launches10 Apr 2018
More Signs Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Alpha Being Inbound24 Mar 2018
Red Hat Is Acquiring CoreOS30 Jan 2018

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Standards
Apple Deprecates OpenGL & OpenCL04 Jun 2018
OpenCL 2.2 Sees A Maintenance Update With Document Clarifications, Bug Fixes14 May 2018
POCL 1.1 Released With Experimental SPIR/SPIR-V Support09 Mar 2018
Golang 1.10 Offers Many Smaller Changes, Restores NetBSD Support16 Feb 2018
Khronos Adds Draco Geometry Compression To glTF 2.016 Feb 2018
Khronos Announces OpenGL 4.6 Adopters Program, Improved CTS31 Jan 2018
Khronos Announces NNEF 1.0 Standard For Neural Networks20 Dec 2017
Unity Continues Crunching More Out Of Crunch Texture Compression16 Dec 2017
VESA Rolls Out DisplayHDR As Its Latest Standard12 Dec 2017
Khronos Releases SYCL 1.2.1 With TensorFlow Acceleration, C++17 Alignment06 Dec 2017

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SUSE
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
Mesa 18.0.1, GLVND 1.0 & KF5 5.45 / GNOME 3.28.1 Land In OpenSUSE Tumbleweed26 Apr 2018
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Prepares HPC Module23 Apr 2018
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Planned For Release At The End Of May18 Apr 2018
GNOME Shell vs. KDE Plasma Graphics Tests On Wayland vs. X.Org Server25 Feb 2018
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Will Ship With Plasma Wayland Option08 Feb 2018

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systemd
Systemd 239 Rolls Out With Portable Services, Merges Boot Loader Specification22 Jun 2018
Systemd 239 Is Being Prepped For Release With Many Changes12 Jun 2018
Systemd Introduces "Portable Services" Functionality, Similar To Containers25 May 2018
Systemd 238 Released, Adds New Temporary File-System Option05 Mar 2018
Systemd 237 Released With WireGuard Support, Keyboard See-Saw/Rocker Changes28 Jan 2018
Systemd 237 Is Being Prepared For Release25 Jan 2018
Systemd 237 Will Have Support For WireGuard12 Jan 2018
systemd Breached One Million Lines Of Code In 201702 Jan 2018
Systemd 236 Brings Support For LUKS2 Encrypted Partitions, New Options14 Dec 2017
Systemd 236 Is Being Prepped For Release This Month With Many Changes01 Dec 2017

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Ubuntu
Early Ubuntu Hardware/Software Survey Data22 Jun 2018
UBports' Ubuntu Touch OTA-4 RC Released, Upgrades To Ubuntu 16.04 LTS19 Jun 2018
Canonical Shifts Its Fiscal Year Ahead Of Likely IPO17 Jun 2018
A Complete Look At Spectre V1/V2/V4 & Meltdown17 Jun 2018
Mir 0.32 Is Inching Close To Release With Many Improvements15 Jun 2018
Mesa 18.0.5 Being Prepped For Ubuntu 18.04 While 18.1.1 Going Into X-Updates13 Jun 2018
Ubuntu's New Server Installer Will Soon Support RAID & LAN Bonding05 Jun 2018
Mir Is Running On Arch Linux; Mir Also Progressing With EGLStreams Support26 May 2018
UBports To Work On Unity 8 / Mir / Wayland After OTA-424 May 2018
Lubuntu 18.10 Officially Switching From LXDE To LXQt18 May 2018

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Valve
Initial Vulkan Performance On macOS With Dota 2 Is Looking Very Good01 Jun 2018
Vulkan-Powered Dota 2 For macOS Released, Linux Comparison Tests Incoming31 May 2018
Valve's Steam Link Is Now Available For Android17 May 2018
Steam Rolling Out New Apps For Android/iOS09 May 2018
Steam Adds Support For The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller02 May 2018
Steam's Linux Gaming Marketshare For April Comes In At Just Above 0.5%01 May 2018
Valve Acquires Campo Santo Game Studio22 Apr 2018
Valve Offers Up New Privacy Settings For Steam Gamers10 Apr 2018
Valve Reaffirms Commitment To Linux, SteamOS03 Apr 2018
Steam Linux Usage Reportedly Hits 0.33% For March02 Apr 2018

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VIA
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
OpenChrome Driver Continues To Get Fixed Up, New Version Next Month10 Aug 2016

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Virtualization
Intel Broxton To Support GVT-g With Linux 4.1919 Jun 2018
KVM Changes For Linux 4.18 Bring Many Microsoft Hyper-V Additions, x86 Bug Fixes13 Jun 2018
VirGL Now Capable Of OpenGL 4.1 With Latest Mesa11 Jun 2018
Tracking Mesa's VirGL OpenGL Features07 Jun 2018
Jailhouse 0.9 Hypervisor Released With NVIDIA TX2 Support05 Jun 2018
Collabora Working On VirGL OpenGL ES Improvements, OpenGL ES For QEMU09 May 2018
CVE-2018-8897 Opens Xen PV Systems Up To Exploit09 May 2018
Linux 4.18 Set To Receive Scheduler Optimization For vCPUs04 May 2018
QEMU 2.12 Released With RISC-V, Spectre/Meltdown & Intel vGPU Action25 Apr 2018
Xen 4.11 Hypervisor Reaches The Release Candidate Stage18 Apr 2018

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Vulkan
Vulkan 1.1.78 Released With Various Issues Resolved18 Jun 2018
Vulkan 1.1.77 Released With Clarifications & Fixes11 Jun 2018
DXVK 0.54 Brings Better AMD Performance, Improved GPU Utilization06 Jun 2018
X-Plane Flight Simulator Is Making Progress On Vulkan Support06 Jun 2018
PPSSPP Adds Vulkan On Linux Support04 Jun 2018
DXVK 0.53 Released With Many Fixes28 May 2018
Vulkan Virgl Has Kicked Off For Supporting This Graphics/Compute API Within VMs27 May 2018
VK9 - Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan - Hits 26th Milestone26 May 2018
Vulkan 1.1.76 Released With KHR_draw_indirect_count & KHR_get_display_properties225 May 2018
Vulkan Adds An Exception To Address Wine's Code License Incompatibility25 May 2018

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Wayland
Sway 1.0 Wayland Compositor Nears With Floating Windows, Tablet Support & More19 Jun 2018
Wayland's Weston 5.0 Moved Up To An August Release13 Jun 2018
Wayland Remote Desktop May Come To Fedora 2908 Jun 2018
Libinput 1.11 Released With Record & Replay Capabilities, New Acceleration Code05 Jun 2018
Weston Might Move To 4 Month Releases While Wayland's Maturity May Stop Timed Cycles03 Jun 2018
Weston Now Has Its New Touchscreen Calibrator30 May 2018
Igalia Continues Working On Wayland & Accelerated Media Decode In Chromium On Linux26 May 2018
Libinput 1.11 Is Bringing With It Many Linux Input Improvements22 May 2018
Purism Is Proposing A Virtual Keyboard Protocol For Wayland18 May 2018
Wayland-Protocols 1.14 Brings Updated XDG-Shell & XDG-Output07 May 2018

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WINE
DXVK 0.60 Released With Support For 64-Bit Floating Point Instructions, Optimizations22 Jun 2018
Better Wine Benchmarking This Summer For Windows Programs On Linux14 Jun 2018
Wine-Staging 3.10 Adds Better Tablet/Stylus Support, Runtime Vulkan Library Detection13 Jun 2018
Wine 3.10 Features Updated Vulkan, D3D12 Swapchain Support11 Jun 2018
Wine Vulkan Preps For v1.1 Support With Licensing Issues Resolved04 Jun 2018
Wine-Staging 3.9 Fixes D3D 10/11 Gaming Performance Regressions26 May 2018
Wine 3.9 Defaults To OpenGL Core Contexts For D3D, Plumbing For VKD3D25 May 2018
Wine D3D Code Now Defaults To OpenGL 4.4 Contexts24 May 2018
Wine 3.0.1 Released With 60 Bugs Fixed14 May 2018
Wine-Staging 3.8 Gets Fixes For Star Citizen, Direct3D 1112 May 2018

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X.Org
The Latest Batch Of XWayland / EGLStream Improvements Merged22 Jun 2018
NVIDIA & Valve Line Up Among The Sponsors For X.Org's XDC 201819 Jun 2018
X.Org To Proceed Migrating Their Code & Bugs To GitLab09 Jun 2018
XWayland Gets Patch To Automatically Use EGLStreams For NVIDIA Support When Needed31 May 2018
Evdev Driver Updated, Libinput 1.11 Prepares For Rollout With Record & Replay Support29 May 2018
The Virtual KMS Module Has Begun Progressing As Part Of GSoC 201828 May 2018
XWayland Gets Patches For Better EGLStreams Handling24 May 2018
Mach64 & Rendition Drivers Now Work With X.Org Server 1.2020 May 2018
ARM Mali 400/450 "Lima" DRM Driver Steps Closer To Mainline19 May 2018
A Remote KMS Linux Backend Is Being Worked On That Could Work With VNC17 May 2018

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