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GDB 7.8.1 Brings Various Fixes For The GNU Debugger

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 11:38:36 PM
Version 7.8.1 of the GNU Debugger is now available and it brings various bug fixes over the major GDB 7.8 release...

KDBUS Submitted For Review To The Mainline Linux Kernel

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 10:28:10 PM
It looks like KDBUS, the Linux kernel D-Bus implementation, is posed to be added to the next kernel release after Greg Kroah-Hartman sent out its patches today...

Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 08:00:00 PM
Earlier this month I published Btrfs RAID benchmarks on two HDDs but as some more interesting results are now Btrfs RAID file-system benchmarks when testing the next-generation Linux file-system across four Intel Series 530 solid-state drives. All RAID levels supported by the Btrfs file-system were benchmarked atop Ubuntu 14.10 with the Linux 3.18-rc1 kernel: RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10 levels along with testing a Btrfs single SSD setup and a Btrfs file-system linearly spanning all four drives.

An Intel-Based Ubuntu Touch Tablet Is Planning To Launch Soon

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 04:09:41 PM
Today we've received some information a device dubbed the "UT One" that is an Ubuntu Touch tablet powered by an Intel Bay Trail processor and aims to ship in December...

OpenMW 0.33 Re-Implements More Of Morrowind

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 03:44:15 PM
OpenMW 0.33.0 is out to offer the latest of this open-source project striving to reimplement Elderscrolls III: Morrowind as open-source...

MIAOW: An Open-Source GPU Design Based On AMD's Southern Islands

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 02:34:29 PM
A new open-source GPU design has been published designed to run on FPGAs... What makes this "open hardware" project more interesting than past designs is that their compute unit was designed around AMD's public "Southern Islands" instruction set architecture...

SIMD8 Vertex Shaders For Broadwell

Wednesday 29th of October 2014 01:01:45 PM
Kristian Høgsberg has published a new patch-set but it's not for Wayland, it's for the Intel Mesa driver...

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