If you want to make full use of Linux on your Android device, the best solutions require rooting it and unlocking its bootloader (see ‘Rooting questions’ section below). Whichever way you do it, this a major step as it will void your warranty and also runs a risk of ‘soft-bricking’ the device – although it can be made to work again if that happens. Another drawback is that unlocking the bootloader will factory-reset your phone and erase all its apps and data, so ensure that you make a backup beforehand.
More Radeon Driver Changes Queued For Linux 3.19
Just one week after the bulk of the Radeon DRM changes for Linux 3.19, another round of updates were submitted for DRM-Next.
This time around there's AMD CI dynamic power management fixes, DPM fan control support for SI/CI to reduce fan noise, GPUVM multi-ring efficiency improvements, and cursor bug fixes.
This new Radeon DRM Linux 3.19 pull request can be found via the dri-devel list.
Six Clicks: The six fastest computers in the world
In November 2014, the top six supercomputers all run Linux, but that's about the only thing they have in common.
Is The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Fast Enough For Steam On Linux Gaming?
While I generally don't recommend Nouveau for Linux gaming systems due to the re-clocking still being a huge work-in-progress to allow the graphics cards to effectively operate at their designated clock frequencies / performance states, I decided to run some fresh tests using the Linux 3.18 kernel and Mesa 10.4-devel to see where things stand today. For the tested Kepler graphics cards that support re-clocking, I tested them at their maximum obtained re-clocked frequencies where the system was stable -- generally still below their rated core/memory frequencies.