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Phoronix Mobile Site Improvement Feedback

Saturday 10th of January 2015 02:16:07 PM
Going along with Starting Off 2015 With An Improved Experience For Phoronix Readers, mobile site optimizations will hopefully come in the not too distant future...

DragonFlyBSD 4.0.2 Fixes A Major Kernel Memory Leak

Saturday 10th of January 2015 02:14:17 PM
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 was released back in November with a variety of improvements while today the v4.0.2 point release is out to take care of some issues...

DragonFlyBSD 4.0.2 Fixes A Major Kernel Memory Leak

Saturday 10th of January 2015 02:14:17 PM
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 was released back in November with a variety of improvements while today the v4.0.2 point release is out to take care of some issues...

More Intel Graphics Changes Get Queued For Linux 3.20

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:20:40 PM
A batch of Intel DRM Linux graphics driver changes have landed in DRM-Next for eventual pulling into what will become the Linux 3.20 kernel...

More Intel Graphics Changes Get Queued For Linux 3.20

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:20:40 PM
A batch of Intel DRM Linux graphics driver changes have landed in DRM-Next for eventual pulling into what will become the Linux 3.20 kernel...

Intel's RealSense Camera Doesn't Yet Have Proper Linux Support

Saturday 10th of January 2015 11:12:23 AM
Intel RealSense is a Kinect-like 3D camera. The Intel RealSense 3D camera is intended to have a variety of applications from 3D scanning to "immersive collaboration" to gaming, but sadly its Linux support isn't yet up to scratch...

Intel's RealSense Camera Doesn't Yet Have Proper Linux Support

Saturday 10th of January 2015 11:12:23 AM
Intel RealSense is a Kinect-like 3D camera. The Intel RealSense 3D camera is intended to have a variety of applications from 3D scanning to "immersive collaboration" to gaming, but sadly its Linux support isn't yet up to scratch...

AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes Planned For Linux 3.20

Saturday 10th of January 2015 08:56:20 AM
Oded Gabbay of AMD has sent in his latest AMDKFD kernel driver changes that he's hoping to have integrated for the Linux 3.20 kernel merge window...

AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes Planned For Linux 3.20

Saturday 10th of January 2015 08:56:20 AM
Oded Gabbay of AMD has sent in his latest AMDKFD kernel driver changes that he's hoping to have integrated for the Linux 3.20 kernel merge window...

The Most Popular Licenses On GitHub & SourceForge

Saturday 10th of January 2015 05:14:11 AM
What are the most popular software licenses on GitHub and SourceForge? What about on CodePlex and the Apache Software Foundation? Here's some numbers...

The Most Popular Licenses On GitHub & SourceForge

Saturday 10th of January 2015 05:14:11 AM
What are the most popular software licenses on GitHub and SourceForge? What about on CodePlex and the Apache Software Foundation? Here's some numbers...

Wine 1.7.34 Now Supports Surround Sound With DirectSound

Friday 9th of January 2015 09:33:28 PM
Wine 1.7.34 was released today as the latest bi-weekly development release for this program to run Windows programs -- and games -- on Linux and other operating systems...

Wine 1.7.34 Now Supports Surround Sound With DirectSound

Friday 9th of January 2015 09:33:28 PM
Wine 1.7.34 was released today as the latest bi-weekly development release for this program to run Windows programs -- and games -- on Linux and other operating systems...

Rust 1.0 Alpha Released & Is Now Feature-Complete For 1.0

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:47:52 PM
Just announced by the Rust team is the release of Rust 1.0 Alpha, a huge milestone for the Mozilla-backed programming language...

Rust 1.0 Alpha Released & Is Now Feature-Complete For 1.0

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:47:52 PM
Just announced by the Rust team is the release of Rust 1.0 Alpha, a huge milestone for the Mozilla-backed programming language...

KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 Released: More Libraries Now Work On FreeBSD

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:40:56 PM
Ahead of KDE Plasma 5.2 due out later this month is the release of KDE Frameworks 5.6.0...

KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 Released: More Libraries Now Work On FreeBSD

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:40:56 PM
Ahead of KDE Plasma 5.2 due out later this month is the release of KDE Frameworks 5.6.0...

GCC 5 Feature Development Is Over With A Focus Now On Bug-Fixing

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM
GCC 5.0 feature development is now over so it's time to start concentrating on fixing bugs for this huge compiler update...

GCC 5 Feature Development Is Over With A Focus Now On Bug-Fixing

Friday 9th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM
GCC 5.0 feature development is now over so it's time to start concentrating on fixing bugs for this huge compiler update...

AMD Radeon Graphics Performance With The Linux 3.19 Kernel

Friday 9th of January 2015 04:50:00 PM
With the Linux 3.19 kernel stabilizing nicely, here's a first look at the open-source AMD Radeon graphics performance using this new kernel that will be officially released in the weeks ahead. The Linux 3.18 kernel was compared to the latest Git code of Linux 3.19 for several different AMD Radeon HD series and Rx 200 series graphics cards.

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Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more

Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released

Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6. Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list. Read more