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Running The AMD Radeon R9 Fury With AMD's New Open-Source Linux Driver

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Now that Linux 4.2 is set to be released today, out on the horizon we have to look forward to Linux 4.3 kernel. Set to be merged into Linux 4.3 will be in the initial open-source AMD driver code for supporting the Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards. This open-source Fury support is the focus of our testing today with it being the first time powering up this Fiji GPU outside of Catalyst.

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Nvidia Linux Driver 352.41 Offers Better H.265 Playback, Patches X.Org Server Crash

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Just a few minutes ago, Nvidia published an updated version of the long-lived branch of its proprietary Nvidia graphics driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris operating systems, Nvidia 352.41.

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Libinput 1.0 Officially Released

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At long last, libinput 1.0 has been released. Libinput is the input handling library commonly used by Wayland compositors and is optionally used in the X.Org world via the xf86-input-libinput driver and is starting to be used by the Ubuntu Mir display server.

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Mesa 10.6.5 Brings Nouveau and Radeon Fixes, Mesa 11 Release Candidate Arrives

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The developers of the open-source Mesa 3D Graphics Library that is currently used by default in numerous, if not all GNU/Linux operating systems, have announced the release of the fifth maintenance version of Mesa 10.6.

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Intel Core i5 6600K Skylake Linux CPU Benchmarks

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Earlier this week I began my Intel Skylake Linux benchmarking by posting some initial results from the HD Graphics 530, the new Intel "Gen9" graphics. While more Intel Linux HD Graphics 530 results are on the way, completed for this weekend are the initial CPU benchmark results comparing the Core i5 6600K to various other Intel Haswell/Broadwell processors as well as some AMD APUs and CPUs.

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BcacheFS vs. EXT4 vs. Btrfs vs. XFS vs. F2FS

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Complementing the benchmarks from yesterday are some more results today with Bcachefs compared to EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, and F2FS with testing being done from the same Intel M.2 SSD as yesterday's testing and using the same 4.1-based Bcachefs-dev kernel.

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