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Google Is Making It Possible To Run Android Studio On ChromeOS

6 hours 8 min ago
Google is working on Android Studio support atop Chrome OS. With this official Android integrated development environment on Chrome OS, could it make Chromebooks/Chromeboxes a great platform for Android development?..

New Engine Reset Capability Being Worked On For Intel DRM Linux Driver

15 hours 22 min ago
With Broadwell "Gen 8" graphics and newer, there is better engine reset support in case of problems or hangs. The Intel DRM driver is still being wired up to take advantage of this better support under Linux...

Vulkan 1.0.45 Released

16 hours 30 min ago
Version 1.0.45 is now the latest version of the Vulkan 1.0 specification...

NV_fill_rectangle Coming To Gallium3D/Nouveau

17 hours 33 min ago
Red Hat developer Lyude Paul is working on OpenGL NV_fill_rectangle support for Gallium3D and the Nouveau driver...

Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19

17 hours 41 min ago
While the Ubuntu 17.04 final release is expected to happen in just over two weeks and the final freeze is quickly approaching, X.Org Server 1.19 has yet to land as anticipated into the Zesty Zapus...

C++17 Is Complete, Work On C++20 Is Getting Underway

17 hours 52 min ago
We heard earlier this month that C++17 is "done" and looked at the new features while now more details have been shared...

RADV vs. NVIDIA Vulkan/OpenGL Performance For Serious Sam 2017

Friday 24th of March 2017 02:09:06 PM
Yesterday I published some initial RADV Vulkan benchmarks for Serious Sam 2017, their "fusion" update to Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter. In this article are some comparison NVIDIA Linux Vulkan benchmark figures.

OpenSSL Planning To Relicense Its Code

Friday 24th of March 2017 01:01:31 PM
The OpenSSL project is planning to change its software license...

More AMDGPU Vega Patches Published

Friday 24th of March 2017 11:33:35 AM
Less than one week after AMDGPU DRM Vega support was published along with the other Vega enablement patches for the Linux driver stack, more Direct Rendering Manager patches are being shot out today...

Coreboot Picks Up A New Kabylake Chromebook "Fizz"

Friday 24th of March 2017 10:28:32 AM
It may not be as exciting as hearing Dell looking at Coreboot, but another Intel-powered Chromebook is now supported by mainline Coreboot...

ELKDAT Tool Released To Ease Linux Kernel Development & Testing

Friday 24th of March 2017 10:16:24 AM
ELKDAT is a new Linux kernel project to provide an easy kernel development and testing tool...

GNOME's GTK Gets Gtef'ed

Friday 24th of March 2017 10:06:23 AM
Gtef is short for the GTK+ Text Editor Framework and makes it easier to develop text editors and IDEs with GNOME's toolkit...

Day of Infamy Released For Linux Gamers

Friday 24th of March 2017 02:21:48 AM
If you are looking for a new Linux-native game title to pick up this weekend and are into WW2 FPS games, Day of Infamy is now available...

Ubuntu 17.04 Final Beta Released

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:10:41 PM
The final beta releases for Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" has just occurred...

AMD Open-Sources Vulkan "Anvil"

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 08:45:00 PM
While waiting for AMD to open-source their Vulkan Linux driver, we have a new AMD open-source Vulkan project to look at: Anvil...

Trying Out Unity 8 + Mir On Ubuntu 17.04

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 08:00:00 PM
Given there is just one month to go until the official Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" release and past the ordinary freezes and nearly at the final development milestones, I decided to take a test drive this morning of Unity 8 with Mir atop the latest daily Zesty packages.

CrossOver 16.2 Released, Supports Microsoft Outlook 2013 On Linux

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:26:04 PM
CodeWeavers has announced CrossOver 16.2 as the newest release of their Wine-based software for running Windows programs on Linux and macOS...

Fedora 26 Alpha Faces Another Delay

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:22:21 PM
Fedora 26 was set back by a delay last week and today it's been delayed again for another week...

Intel Has More P-State Changes Coming For Linux 4.12

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 04:45:32 PM
Tuning the P-State CPU frequency scaling driver for the Linux kernel feels like a never-ending process. While it's been around for years and continues to be refined, for some Intel CPUs on some workloads, the CPUFreq scaling driver leads to be better performance and even Intel's own Clear Linux distribution is using CPUFreq by default. With Linux 4.12, more intel_pstate revisions are taking place...

Intel's Vulkan Driver Working On VK_KHX_multiview Support

Thursday 23rd of March 2017 03:33:22 PM
Intel's open-source "ANV" Vulkan Linux driver is prepping support for the experimental VK_KHX_multiview extension...