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Sunday 26th of April 2015 06:29:24 PM
Thanks to the new and much more powerful web server for, if you've tried to access the site in the past few hours, there's proper HTTPS support...

Gallium3D's HUD Gets New Customization Options

Sunday 26th of April 2015 06:10:13 PM
For the past two years there has been an optional Gallium3D HUD to display various performance-related metrics as an overlay while running OpenGL applications with the Gallium3D drivers. With the latest Mesa Git code, the heads-up display can be a bit more customized...

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Haswell Performance

Sunday 26th of April 2015 05:11:24 PM
The new web server is speeding along this weekend after its deployment. Here's a look in the performance difference...

Dell Keyboard Backlight Support In Linux 4.1

Sunday 26th of April 2015 04:43:46 PM
Ending out the major pull requests for the Linux 4.1 kernel merge window was the platform-drivers-x86 updates that were sent in on Saturday...

With Linux 4.1 You Can Play With The Chrome OS Lightbar

Sunday 26th of April 2015 03:54:55 PM
Google's Chromebook Pixel features a "Lightbar" that's a series of LEDs supporting multiple colors. Chrome OS apps are able to take advantage of the Lightbar for various purposes and coming for Linux 4.1 is support for the Chrome OS lightbar within the mainline kernel...

Intel Bay Trail & Cherry Trail CPUs To Run Faster With Linux 4.1

Sunday 26th of April 2015 02:12:40 PM
While the big ACPI and power management changes were sent in more than one week ago for the Linux 4.1 kernel, another batch of ACPI/PM work was sent in this weekend. One of these last-minute changes should end up significantly benefiting the performance of modern Intel Atom Bay/Cherry Trail SoCs...

Debian 8.0 Jessie Released

Sunday 26th of April 2015 02:44:51 AM
As expected, Debian 8.0 "Jessie" was officially released today after being in development for two years...

New Web Server

Saturday 25th of April 2015 08:03:35 PM
If you're seeing this post, you're correctly accessing the new web-server...

GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months

Saturday 25th of April 2015 02:30:46 PM
GCC 5 was formally released this week with under their new versioning scheme the initial stable release being GCC 5.1. GCC 6.0 is now in development as the next major release due out in about one year's time while the next GCC 5 point release will be GCC 5.2...

AMD FP3 Motherboard Ported To Coreboot

Saturday 25th of April 2015 01:51:01 PM
Another AMD motherboard has been ported to work under Coreboot...

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Leftovers: Gaming

Netflix in Steam OS

  • Developer brings Netflix to Steam OS: Linux Wrap
    He has posted the script on GitHub for others to try. It’s in really early stage of development but it’s surprising and at the same time disappointing to see that Valve made no efforts whatsoever to bring steaming services like Netflix to their platform that they plan to dominate the living room.
  • Developer Implements Netflix in SteamOS
    A developer has put together some tools (still under construction) that would allow users to use SteamOS to play Netflix. It's in its early stages, but the developer has made something that Valve hasn't even thought about until now.

Android Leftovers

Fedora 22 Coming Next Tuesday and Converting Users

At the Fedora release Go/No-Go meeting last night it was determined that three bugs were serious enough to violate the release readiness criteria. As a result, the Final was blocked and a second Go/No-Go was scheduled for today. The results of that meeting are in! Elsewhere, Jack Germain said, "Simplicity Linux is easy to use and runs fast" and Swapnil Bhartiya shared his secret to converting users to Linux. Read more