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Mesa Now Supports Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:09
While Mesa is still racing towards OpenGL 4.0 compliance, another OpenGL 4.5 extension can now be crossed off the Mesa TODO list...

XBMC 13.2 Released, One Of The Last Before Kodi

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:00
XBMC 13.2 has been released as one of the last "Gotham" series bug-fix releases before the project renames itself to Kodi...

C++14 Is Complete

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:36
The ISO C++14 draft international standard was unanimously approved and is now clear for publication...

AMD Launches Radeon R7 Series SSDs

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:27
Not to be confused with the Radeon R7 graphics cards, AMD today officially announced the Radeon R7 SSD line-up...

Linux Foundation Pushes Two-Factor Authentication For Git

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 21:21
The Linux Foundation is pushing for two-factor authentication for Kernel.org Git repositories...

Ubuntu MATE On Track To Become An Official Spin

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 20:52
Ubuntu MATE is making progress as becoming an official Ubuntu derivative using the GNOME2-forked desktop environment...

NIR: A New IR Developed For Mesa That's Better Than GLSL IR

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 19:05
Connor Abbott, the open-source developer that began contributing to the Lima Linux graphics driver while a high school student, was interning at Intel this summer even before starting college. Over the summer the focus of his Intel Linux internship was focusing on developing a new intermediate representation for Mesa graphics drivers...

Coreboot Now Works On The Older MacBook 1,1 Too

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:50
As an update to yesterday's story about Coreboot now working for the MacBook 2,1 model, with today's Git activity the open-source BIOS/UEFI replacement will also work with the even older 1,1 model...

LinuxCon Is This Week In Chicago

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:30
The Linux Foundation's LinuxCon North America event is happening this week in Chicago...

Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Release

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:25
We haven't heard much talk lately about Wayland 1.6 but Pekka Paalanen is stepping up and is trying to begin organizing work towards the Wayland/Weston 1.6 release that's quickly due...

Direct3D 9 Support Stands A Chance Of Being Added To Mesa

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:52
For several months now there's been a Direct3D 9 state tracker under development for Mesa that's making some headway and working out for bettering the Wine performance with D3D9 titles rather than using Wine's translation layer to OpenGL. While no official request for pulling the code has been issued, it looks like it might stand a chance of hitting mainline Mesa...

Viber 4.2 Finally Released For Linux

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:34
Several Phoronix readers have written in this weekend to share that the Viber Linux client is finally up to par with the Windows version...

Red Hat Is Hiring To Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:16
Those wishing to work for one of the best open-source companies while focusing on improving open-source Linux graphics drivers, Red Hat has an opening...

Apple's MacBook (2,1) Now Can Boot With Coreboot

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:28
After the Lenovo X200 support the latest laptop supporting Coreboot is Apple's second-generation MacBook...

Mageia 5 Alpha 2 Works To Add KF5 & LXQt Packages

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:03
The second alpha release to Mageia 5 was released this weekend and it incorporates updated package "under the hood" and is working towards KDE Frameworks 5 and LXQt support for Mageia 5...

Nouveau Works On Maxwell Fan Management

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 17:02
Nouveau developer Martin Peres has published a set of ten Nouveau DRM patches working towards proper fan/power management support for NVIDIA's latest "Maxwell" GPUs...

The New Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 16:41
Now that the merge window has passed and Linux 3.17-rc1 released, here's a rundown of the new features for the Linux 3.17 kernel...

Git 2.1 Released

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 15:42
Version 2.1 of the Git revision control system is available this weekend...

KDE's Konqueror Is In Need Of A New Maintainer

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 15:21
KDE's Konqueror web-browser is in need of a new maintainer and for some love to port it to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5...

Linux 3.17-rc1 Kernel Released

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 23:40
A day shy of two weeks since the Linux 3.17 merge window opened, Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.17-rc1 kernel...