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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 422

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A taste of Parsix
  • News: OpenBSD opens 5.0 pre-orders, openSUSE switches to beta testing, Ubuntu board leader suggests monthly release process, interview with Debian's Enrico Zini
  • Tips and tricks: Working with media files on command line
  • Released last week: ArchBang Linux 2011.09, Bodhi Linux 1.2.0, VortexBox 1.10
  • New additions: Proxmox
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

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GNOME Shell vs. KDE Plasma Graphics Tests On Wayland vs. X.Org Server

A premium member this week had requested some benchmarks of openSUSE Tumbleweed when looking at the performance of KDE Plasma vs. GNOME Shell in some open-source graphics/gaming tests while also looking at the Wayland vs. X.Org Server performance. With KDE Plasma 5.12 that openSUSE Tumbleweed has picked up, there is much better Wayland session support compared to previous releases. While KDE developers aren't yet ready to declare their Wayland session the default, in my experience so far it's been working out very well but still routinely will find application crashes in Kate and the like when testing under the KWin's Wayland compositor. Read more

Stable kernels 4.15.6, 4.14.22, 4.9.84, 4.4.118 and 3.18.96

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