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How OpenGL Graphics Card Performance Has Evolved Over 10 Years

Friday 5th of February 2016 07:46:35 PM

Tracking Protection In Wi-Fi Networks Coming Soon To Linux

Friday 5th of February 2016 05:46:36 PM

Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched

Thursday 4th of February 2016 07:46:40 PM

Fedora Linux Might Drop Incremental Upgrades

Thursday 4th of February 2016 05:46:40 PM

Open Source Could Help Bring Vulkan To More AMD GPUs

Thursday 4th of February 2016 03:46:41 PM

GNU/Linux Desktops with No User Knowledge Needed (Video)

Sunday 31st of January 2016 05:46:59 AM

Intel Skylake Bug Causes PCs To Freeze During Complex Workloads

Friday 29th of January 2016 01:47:05 PM

Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS Officially Released

Thursday 28th of January 2016 07:47:09 PM

How To Talk About Mental Illness Online?

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 01:47:16 AM

Hackers Get Linux Running On a PlayStation 4

Thursday 21st of January 2016 10:47:38 PM

New Year's Resolutions For *nix SysAdmins

Thursday 21st of January 2016 06:47:39 PM

Debian Founder Ian Murdock Has Died

Wednesday 20th of January 2016 06:47:45 AM

List of Major Linux Desktop Problems Updated For 2016

Tuesday 19th of January 2016 06:47:47 PM

North Korea's Operating System Analyzed

Tuesday 19th of January 2016 01:47:48 PM

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Early Ubuntu 14.04 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Intel Xeon E5 Benchmarks

This morning I posted some Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 16.04 LTS Radeon graphics benchmarks while if open-source AMD graphics driver evolution doesn't get you excited, in this article are results from other non-graphics benchmarks in comparing the Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 16.04 performance for these long-term support releases in their current form. For getting an idea how the overall Ubuntu Linux performance has evolved over the past two years for those solely riding Long-Term Support releases, I compared the performance of Ubuntu 14.04.0 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in its current daily ISO form. The tests were done on the same Intel Xeon E5-2687W v3 (Haswell) system with MSI X99S SLI PLUS motherboard, 16GB of RAM, and AMD FirePro V7900 graphics. Read more Also: ‘Android OEMs Will Ship Ubuntu Phones This Year’, Say Canonical

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These 3 things are trying to kill Linux containers

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  • GNOME Maps Is Looking Better In GNOME 3.20
    While not yet as versatile as say Google Maps, GNOME Maps for GNOME 3.20. is looking to be a nice upgrade. Maps in GNOME 3.20 is making progress with OpenStreetMap editing, expanded place bubbles, adding new places to OSM, support for printing routes, and more.
  • My Updated 3.18 Packages for GNOME Extensions
    I started releasing extension updates in 2014 due to a lot of extensions being unmaintained and seemingly break every time GNOME releases a new version of the Desktop Environment (DE). This is my third batch release post for GNOME extensions and these extension packages are for GNOME 3.18.