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Another System For Tracking The Linux Kernel's Performance

Wednesday 24th of June 2015 06:17:52 AM
Yet another system has been added to our continuously growing basement server farm that tracks the performance of various upstream open-source projects on a daily basis. Meet system number 58!..

JavaScript Developers Will Appreciate The Latest Fedora 23 Proposals

Wednesday 24th of June 2015 04:00:00 AM
Developers have proposed a number of changes for Fedora 23 concerning JavaScript-related packages...

Linus Is Looking Forward To Merging KDBUS, But Not Convinced By Performance

Wednesday 24th of June 2015 12:32:18 AM
With the new Linux kernel mailing list thread about the prospects of merging KDBUS into the mainline Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds has provided his thoughts on the matter for this controversial feature backed by systemd developers for trying to provide a high-performance, kernel-based IPC solution...

Qt 5.7 Will Make Use Of Modern C++11 Features

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 11:03:33 PM
Earlier this month I wrote about Qt developers looking at making Qt 5.6 a long-term support release. Today that decision was firmed up by Lars Knoll and he's also reinforced the plans for making Qt 5.7 release where the code-base will take advantage of C++11 language features...

Another Month, Another Round Of Allwinner GPL-Violating Concerns

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 10:48:27 PM
For the past few months we've been reporting on Allwinner's apparent violations of (L)GPL code primarily around CedarX/media-related bits. While it looked like things were taking a turn for the better last month when they published some new open-source code and joined the Linux Foundation, there's some fresh criticism this week...

Red Hat & Samsung Team Up For Mobile Alliance

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 10:18:00 PM
Red Hat and Samsung jointly announced today from Red Hat Summit 2015 that kicked off in Boston that they're forming a strategic alliance to work on next-generation mobile solutions for the enterprise...

Btrfs By Default Will Likely Not Be Pursued For Fedora 23

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 07:13:47 PM
Last year there was talk of Btrfs potentially becoming the default file-system in Fedora 23 based upon Btrfs developer and Facebook employee Josef Bacik's plans to push it for Fedora 23 to replace EXT4 as the default file-system. However, it doesn't look like that will happen...

Linux 4.2 Kernel Gets Port To New Processor Architecture

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 05:38:55 PM
The latest pull request to be submitted for Linux 4.2 is providing a new processor architecture port...

Fedora 23 Looks To Have A Standardized Passphrase Policy

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 04:58:06 PM
The latest proposed feature for Fedora 23 is to have a standardized passphrase policy for providing greater consistency when it comes to inputting passwords/passphrases throughout the system...

KDBUS Merging Prospects Get Debated

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 04:26:52 PM
The KDBUS in-fighting between upstream Linux kernel developers was once again reignited today after a kernel developer publicly asked Linus Torvalds on the prospects of merging KDBUS...

NV50 Global Performance Counters For Nouveau

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 04:04:40 PM
Samuel Pitoiset has continued reverse-engineering NVIDIA's hardware performance counters and implementing them for use under Linux by the open-source Nouveau driver. His latest "RFC" patches are for exposing the NV50 global performance counters...

Phoronix Test Suite 5.8.1 Released For Open-Source Linux Benchmarking

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 03:30:00 PM
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8.1 was released today as the first point release to Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 that was officially released earlier this month...

Linux Kernel At 19.5 Million Lines Of Code, Continues Rising

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 02:48:17 PM
With Linux 4.1 having been released this week and being mid-way through 2015, here's some Git development statistics for the newest kernel code...

Qt 5.5 Release Date Updated One Last Time

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 02:08:40 PM
With the Qt 5.5 release candidate finally having made it out the door yesterday, The Qt Company has revised the final release date for Qt 5.5...

Linux 4.2 Power Management Update Yields More ACPI 6 Changes

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 01:38:16 PM
Open-source developers for a while have been working on ACPI 6 support for Linux with 64-bit ARM support, ACPI 6 NV-DIMM support, and other functionality. With the Linux 4.2 kernel that's now in-development, more ACPI 6 code will be landing...

Fedora 23 Is Planning For Unicode 8.0

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 01:04:35 PM
With Unicode 8.0 having been released last week, Fedora developers are planning on incorporating it into Fedora 23...

Work On Wayland's "Libweston" Is Being Revived

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 12:53:08 PM
Last year work started on making libweston and now that work is being picked back up on making the Weston code-base useful to other Wayland compositors...

Linux 4.2 Works On More Scheduler Improvements

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 12:47:35 PM
Alongside his many other pull requests, Ingo Molnar sent in the scheduler changes on Monday for the Linux 4.2 kernel...

KDE's Kexi Is Receiving The Qt5/KF5 Treatment

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 12:33:36 PM
A pre-alpha is out of Kexi 3, the port of the visual database creator to KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt 5.4...

GNU Linux Libre 4.1 Now Available For Free Software Purists

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 12:59:36 AM
Trailing last night's release of the Linux 4.1 kernel is the release of the GNU Linux-Libre 4.1 kernel via the Free Software Foundation of Latin America. This re-base against the upstream Linux 4.1 kernel takes care of "de-blobbing" more non-free areas of the open-source Linux kernel...

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