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RFC: Polishing Up The Result Graphs

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 06:47:05 PM
It's time for another call-out for requests for comments on how to better enhance the appearance/presentation of information on our benchmark result graphs seen on Phoronix as well as and, etc...

Red Hat Continues Dominating GTK+ Development

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 06:02:08 PM
With the release of GNOME 3.18 just around the corner, Emmanuele Bassi has shared some interesting statistics behind the development of the GTK+ 3.18 tool-kit as well as GLib...

The Graphics Cards On Open-Source Linux Drivers With The Best Value + Power Efficiency

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 03:49:53 PM
While we routinely run performance comparisons at Phoronix looking at the OpenGL performance on the latest open-source Linux drivers with a variety of different graphics cards, in this article we're not focusing only on the raw performance but also what graphics cards on the latest Radeon/Nouveau drivers deliver the best power efficiency and value (performance-per-dollar). Here's a look at a mixture of modern AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards with Mesa 11.1-devel, LLVM 3.8 SVN, and the Linux 4.3 development kernel.

Debian To Stop Spinning New CD ISOs

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 02:15:38 PM
It was decided at this year's DebConf to stop producing new CD ISOs/images for future Debian updates onward...

Qualcomm's QuIC Adds Open-Source DRM For Brand New Snapdragon 820

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 01:43:25 PM
Qualcomm's Innovation Center (QuIC) sent out patches this morning for providing open-source hardware enablement for their new Snapdragon 820 (MSM8996) via the free software MSM DRM/KMS driver...

KDE's Breeze Icons Are Finished

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 01:22:43 PM
KDE's Breeze icon package is finished in the sense that every Oxygen icon from their repository has been made available within Breeze...

Mozilla's Project Candle Aiming To Improve Firefox's Power Efficiency

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 01:11:36 PM
Mozilla's Project Candle is getting lit up as an effort to reduce the power consumption of Firefox on desktop and mobile devices...

Clutter 1.24 Fixes Support For Embedding It In Other Toolkits

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 12:57:50 PM
Clutter 1.24.0 was released today in time for the upcoming release of GNOME 3.18.0...

Opera 32 Lands Password Sync, SurfEasy VPN Integration

Tuesday 15th of September 2015 12:50:15 PM
The crew still working on the Opera web-browser has released version 32 of the cross-platform, Chromium-powered web browser...

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