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Nouveau Changes Queued For Linux 3.19, Adds Initial GM204 Support

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 02:00:00 PM
With David Airlie continuing to close the drm-next merge window early prior to the official N-1 kernel release, the open-source NVIDIA/Nouveau driver changes have now landed in Git...

QEMU 2.2 Is Planned For Release Later This Week

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 01:10:15 PM
QEMU 2.2 is due out on Friday while out now is 2.2-rc4...

Google's Go 1.5 To Feature Many Improvements

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 12:55:56 PM
The updates due for Google's Go 1.5 programming language implementation are aplenty and should better position this promising language...

Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 Delayed To Next Week

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 04:48:45 AM
While I was aiming to release Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 this week, those plans have shifted and the new goal is to release next week as many features are still being committed...

Gngr Begins Open-Sourcing Their Web Browser Code

Monday 1st of December 2014 11:04:35 PM
Last month on Phoronix I wrote about the Gngr project, a web browser focused on the user's privacy that was written from scratch. Bits of this web browser are now starting to be open-sourced...

Manjaro 0.8.11 Ships A Linux 3.16 Based Arch Experience

Monday 1st of December 2014 08:31:30 PM
While Manjaro updates were dry the past few weeks, users can rejoice today that Manjaro 0.8.11 is now available as the latest version of this Arch Linux based distribution...

Coreboot Ported To RISC-V Architecture

Monday 1st of December 2014 06:23:20 PM
Coreboot has now been ported to UC Berkeley's RISC-V architecture and can at least work in an emulated environment...

Firefox 34 Brings Its Improved Search Bar, Firefox Hello

Monday 1st of December 2014 05:14:45 PM
Firefox 34.0 is launching today with many changes...

Nouveau On Mesa 10.5-devel Doesn't Change Much

Monday 1st of December 2014 02:00:31 PM
Last week I ran benchmarks showing Intel HD Graphics having some changes with Mesa 10.5-devel Git and improvements with the AMD Gallium3D drivers. Rounding out the Mesa Git master tests, here's some tests with the open-source NVIDIA graphics performance via Nouveau...

November Was Great For Linux Users, But December Will Be Especially Interesting

Monday 1st of December 2014 02:54:02 AM
November was another exciting month on Phoronix and here's a recap of the most popular Linux and open-source content from the past 30 days...

Linux 3.18-rc7: Linux 3.18 Final Likely In One Week

Monday 1st of December 2014 01:16:22 AM
Linus Torvalds is looking at officially releasing the Linux 3.18 kernel in one week...

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Q4OS Is a Windows-Lookalike OS That Now Comes with LXDE and Xfce as Well

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