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GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Driver Performance

Monday 4th of May 2015 05:25:37 PM
With the forthcoming Linux 4.1 kernel there is finally out-of-the-box acceleration for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 series on the Nouveau driver. With the Nouveau DRM/KMS driver able to self-generate the needed firmware/microcode to enable acceleration, it's quite easy to get running. However, the performance leaves a lot to be desired.

Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun

Monday 4th of May 2015 03:00:00 PM
Besides the six new X.Org projects this summer, there's also a lot of other interesting projects being pursued over the next few months via Google's annual Summer of Code initiative...

An Ubuntu Phone Will Ship This Year With The Converged Unity Experience

Monday 4th of May 2015 02:47:48 PM
During Mark Shuttleworth's keynote this morning to kickoff the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 (codenamed the Wily Werewolf) he also shed a few details about a new Ubuntu phone that is supposed to ship this year...

Ubuntu 15.10 Is Codenamed The Wily Werewolf

Monday 4th of May 2015 02:35:22 PM
As expected, the Ubuntu 15.10 codename was announced today during Mark Shuttleworth's virtual keynote for kicking off this week's Ubuntu Online Summit...

Mono 4 Is Planned For Fedora 23

Monday 4th of May 2015 01:09:10 PM
Aside from the other features proposed thus far for Fedora 23, the update of the popular Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution due out in late 2015, you can add Mono 4.0 to the list...

Ubuntu 15.10's "W" Codename Being Revealed Soon

Monday 4th of May 2015 01:01:50 PM
Mark Shuttleworth is hosting his virtual keynote today for Ubuntu 15.10 with the Ubuntu Online Summit happening this week...

The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 2015

Monday 4th of May 2015 12:52:05 PM
The accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code have been revealed. The accepted X.Org projects are once again particularly interesting...

Linux 4.1-RC2 Kernel Released

Monday 4th of May 2015 02:43:02 AM
Coming right on time is the second release candidate to the Linux 4.1 kernel...

GNOME 3.17.1 Released

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 10:11:27 PM
Javier Jardón announced the official release of GNOME 3.17.1 on Sunday, the development milestone leading up to GNOME 3.18...

A Lot Of Improvements Are Coming For Mir 0.13, Including Work Towards Libinput

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 07:28:26 PM
We've known since March that Mir 0.13 would be a very large release and it's certainly panning out that way...

Mobile Optimizations Coming For Phoronix

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 04:27:31 PM
Following the rollout of the new Phoronix.com server and HTTPS support, mobile optimizations to the site are next on my lengthy TODO list...

Wayland 1.8 Alpha Release Delayed

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 02:02:47 PM
Bryce Harrington has delayed the Wayland/Weston 1.8 Alpha release by a few days...

Godot Game Engine 1.1 Up To RC State

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 01:52:41 PM
One month after Godot 1.1 went into public beta, the release candidate of this open-source game engine is now available...

ATI Rage128 Driver Now Has RandR Support

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 01:07:51 PM
For anyone still using the ATI Rage 128 graphics card, there's been a rare update to the xf86-video-r128 X.Org driver...

Microsoft's Visual C++ Team Is Improving Clang For Windows

Saturday 2nd of May 2015 12:44:44 PM
While LLVM's Clang has been supported on Windows for some time and there's been improvements made to the Clang Windows support over the years by various vendors, Microsoft is now working on Clang within Visual Studio...

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Intel Gets 'Clear' About Linux and Containers

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