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V2 Of KDBUS Published For Linux Kernel Review

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 21:45
The second revision to the Linux kernel based D-Bus implementation is now available for review...

VirtualBox 4.3.20 Arrives, Still No Sign Of VirtualBox 4.4

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:42
The Oracle VirtualBox team in Germany released the v4.3.20 update today...

NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers With Linux 3.18 + Mesa 10.4-devel

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:56
As a continuation of the Is The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Fast Enough For Steam On Linux Gaming? article from earlier this week, here's the results of the latest NVIDIA Linux proprietary graphics driver compared to the Linux 3.18 + Mesa 10.4-devel graphics driver stack when running two of Valve's most popular Steam on Linux gamers.

Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Benchmarks

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:03
Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0, which of these Red Hat Enterprise Linux derived distributions are faster? Here's some benchmark results from a ten-core Xeon system...

Qualcomm Looks To Get Into The ARM Server Business

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:54
While Qualcomm is still dominating in the mobile phone chip world as the largest supplier of SoCs for smartphones, the company has ambitions of getting into the server market...

HHVM 3.4 Adds New Features, Support

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:34
Facebook has released HHVM 3.4.0 today for those looking towards a high-performance PHP implementation or for using Facebook's Hack language...

More Radeon Driver Changes Queued For Linux 3.19

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:46
Just one week after the bulk of the Radeon DRM changes for Linux 3.19, another round of updates were submitted for DRM-Next...

Unigine 2.0 Alpha 2 Adds C# Support

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:09
Unigine 2 remains under active development...

FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:58
While FFmpeg has been absent from recent releases of Ubuntu Linux due to the switch over to Libav, with Ubuntu 15.04 it will return...

Linux Version Of Civilization: Beyond Earth Still Coming Along

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:14
The Linux version of Civilization: Beyond Earth is still in the process of being ported to Linux...

Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:08
Mozilla announced on Wednesday that Yahoo is going to become the default search provider for Firefox rather than Google...

Better Fan Control Support Coming To The Open-Source Radeon Driver

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 19:02
Alex Deucher of AMD has put out new Radeon DPM patches that add SMC fan control support for SI/CI GPUs. These new patches should reduce the graphics card's fan noise on systems with a higher default fan profile speed...

Is The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Fast Enough For Steam On Linux Gaming?

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:39
Following the recent articles about the open-source AMD Linux OpenGL performance for gaming (16-way Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver GPU Comparison and AMD Radeon Gallium3D Is Catching Up & Sometimes Beating Catalyst On Linux), here's a look at the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 performance when testing the games on the latest open-source NVIDIA (Nouveau) Linux graphics driver code.

PTS 5.4 Milestone 6 Released - Official "Lipki" Release Is Near

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:30
Another weekly milestone development snapshot of the open-source Phoronix Test Suite Linux/BSD/OSX/Solaris/Windows benchmarking software is now available. The official Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 release should be out in the next two weeks...

Ian Jackson Resigns From The Debian Technical Committee

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:41
There's yet another resignation this morning in the Debian camp...

Google Chrome 39 Brings Mostly Internal Changes

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:30
Google's Chrome web browser reached version 39 on Tuesday in its stable channel for all supported platforms...

Valve's VOGL Is Finally Back To Having New Commits, OS X Support

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:15
While Valve's VOGL open-source OpenGL debugger was off to a great start when announced at the start of the year, recently it fell into a bit of a dry period when it didn't see any new work for more than a month. Fortunately, that dry spell is over and there's new commits flowing back into VOGL...

Jolla Launches Tablet With Sailfish OS 2.0

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:37
Jolla has delivered on their teased new device as the "Jolla Tablet" as an exciting tablet running Sailfish OS 2.0...

FreeBSD Receives A Million Dollar Donation

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 03:40
The FreeBSD has received their largest ever single donation: $1,000,000 USD...

Debian Init System Coupling Vote Results

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 01:56
The Debian voting surrounding a general resolution around init system coupling has ended...