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Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.6

Thursday 30th of October 2014 01:54:39 PM
Red Hat has released their third update to their "Software Collections" that provide updated development tools/packages to RHEL6/RHEL7 users as an alternative to their default packages...

GLAMOR Acceleration Continues To Be Cleaned Up

Thursday 30th of October 2014 12:29:43 PM
Now that X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 has been released with a focus on improving GLAMOR and integrating the xf86-video-intel DDX, Keith Packard has written a blog post about the work that has gone on so far since GLAMOR's inception for optimizing and cleaning up this 2D-over-OpenGL acceleration method...

Russia's Yandex Web Browser Finally Released For Linux

Thursday 30th of October 2014 12:13:50 PM
After a several year wait, the Yandex Browser is now available for Linux...

GCC 4.9.2 Released Today To Fix Regressions

Thursday 30th of October 2014 11:28:47 AM
GCC 4.9.2 was released today as the latest point release in the GCC 4.9 series for the compiler originally released earlier this year...

Linux Kernel Finally Being Optimized For SSHDs

Thursday 30th of October 2014 03:58:20 AM
The Linux kernel is finally being optimized for use of solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs) that follow the ATA 3.2 standard...

GPU Profiling Support Lands In Mozilla Firefox

Thursday 30th of October 2014 02:06:16 AM
The built-in profiler for Mozilla's Firefox web browser now has the ability to provide GPU profiling information...

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