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Linux 3.19 To Have Full Multi-Touch For More Logitech Devices

Friday 12th of December 2014 02:06:41 PM
Jiri Kosina has lined up his HID subsystem changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel that include more multi-touch device work and other input improvements...

XFS Has Improvements To Look Forward To With Linux 3.19

Friday 12th of December 2014 01:59:57 PM
One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the XFS file-system changes...

KDE Frameworks 5.5.0 Released

Friday 12th of December 2014 01:50:43 PM
Version 5.5 of the KDE Frameworks is out in time for the holidays...

Civilization: Beyond Earth Coming Soon To Linux, Intel/AMD Support Restored

Friday 12th of December 2014 03:35:23 AM
For Linux gamers that are fans of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, the Linux port of the game could arrive as soon as next week...

Metro Redux Games Launch For Linux

Friday 12th of December 2014 03:26:15 AM
Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux have finally surfaced for Linux gamers...

CS:GO Lowers Its Memory Usage On Linux

Friday 12th of December 2014 03:01:34 AM
The latest update out to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive this week aims to lower the system memory usage for OS X and Linux systems...

Many Sound Updates Queued For Linux 3.19 Kernel

Thursday 11th of December 2014 06:03:35 PM
The latest pull request of interest to us for the Linux 3.19 merge window is the sound driver updates...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Now In Beta

Thursday 11th of December 2014 05:14:26 PM
Red Hat this morning announced the beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1, the first significant update to RHEL7...

AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users

Thursday 11th of December 2014 03:15:10 PM
There are some significant performance improvements to find with this week's Linux version of the AMD Catalyst 14.12 "Omega" driver, but there's also some Linux OpenGL performance regressions to note too. Feedback from the Linux community as well to this new driver has been mixed.

EXT4 In Linux 3.19 Brings Lots Of Bug Fixes

Thursday 11th of December 2014 02:31:00 PM
Ted Ts'o has sent in the EXT4 file-system changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window...

VirtIO & Xen Changes For Linux 3.19 Kernel

Thursday 11th of December 2014 02:20:24 PM
The start of the virtualization related changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window have been published...

Google's Go 1.4 Officially Released

Thursday 11th of December 2014 02:01:33 PM
On Wednesday Google officially announced the release of Go 1.4. The Go 1.4 update to the programming language features small language alterations, new OS/processor support, tooling improvements, and other changes...

Mozilla Developer Experimenting With Firefox UI In HTML

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 07:35:01 PM
Paul Rouget of Mozilla has gone public with his experimental, proof-of-concept work to rebuild the Firefox user-interface within HTML...

6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM
With this week's launch of Fedora 21, here's a performance comparison of the new Fedora Linux release compared to the Arch-based Antergos rolling-release distribution, Debian GNU/Linux Jessie, openSUSE Tumbleweed, CentOS Linux 7, and Ubuntu 14.10.

Hardkernel Launches $35 Development Board That Can Smash The RPi

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 03:03:21 PM
Hardkernel has announced the latest ODROID ARM development board. The ODROID-C1 is a $35 single-board computer that is similar in size to the Raspberry Pi but with much greater hardware specifications...

Qt 5.4 Officially Released

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 02:14:12 PM
Qt 5.4 was finally released this morning by Digia's The Qt Company...

F2FS On Linux 3.19 To Support Faster Boot Times

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 10:41:41 AM
The Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will see another round of improvements with the now in-development Linux 3.19 kernel...

AMDKFD -- AMD HSA On Linux -- Will Not Support 32-Bit Linux

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 07:35:17 AM
This really shouldn't come as a huge surprise, but AMD won't support HSA on 32-bit Linux...

NVIDIA Updates (Some) Public Documentation For Latest Maxwell GPUs

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 05:22:02 AM
NVIDIA has updated some of their public specifications to help Nouveau developers in enabling support for their latest generation Maxwell hardware...

systemd 218 Released With More Additions

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 12:05:07 AM
The latest Linux excitement of today, which earlier seemed like an early Christmas, is the release of systemd 218...

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