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Imagination Formally Announces It's Selling Itself

1 hour 26 min ago
Following countless rumors about PowerVR-maker Imagination Technologies, the company has formally announced today it's selling itself...

GNOME 3.25.3 Now Available

1 hour 40 min ago
GNOME 3.25.3 is now available as the latest stepping stone towards September's release of GNOME 3.26...

Valve Puts The Steam Link & Steam Controller Back Up For Summer Sale

2 hours 52 min ago
The Steam Summer Sale will begin today and already Valve is offering up discounts on their Steam Link and Steam Controller hardware devices...

PHP 7.2 Alpha 2 Released

2 hours 56 min ago
The second alpha release of the upcoming PHP 7.2 is now available for testing...

Cossacks 3 Is Now Available For Linux Gamers

3 hours 49 min ago
Cossacks 3, a real-time strategy game from GSC Game World and a remake of the Cossacks: European Wars from 2001, is now available for Linux...

Mutter Continues Refining Its Display, HiDPI Support

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 10:35pm
GNOME's Mutter 3.25.3 window manager / compositor is now available as the newest release in the path towards GNOME 3.26...

Vulkan vs. OpenGL On Linux With Core i5, Core i7, Ryzen 7

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 4:00pm
For those curious about the state of the Radeon Vulkan (RADV) vs. OpenGL (RadeonSI) performance with different Intel and AMD CPUs, here are some fresh benchmark results with the current Vulkan-supported prominent Linux game titles of Dota 2, Mad Max, Talos Principle, and Dawn of War III. During this opportunity for the tests across Core i5 / Core i7 / Ryzen 7 hardware were also CPU usage analytics.

D Language Support Cleared For Being Added To GCC

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 2:30pm
The GCC Steering Committee has approved of allowing the D language front-end and runtime to be included as part of the GNU Compiler Collection...

OpenCL-Over-Vulkan Could Be Here Soon

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 1:59pm
Khronos members have been working on code that could allow OpenCL code to be converted for execution by Vulkan drivers...

Intel KVMGT/XenGT GVT-g Updated For 2017-Q2

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 1:09pm
Intel developers have issued their quarterly official update to their GVT-g graphics virtualization technology stack for Linux KVM and Xen virtualization...

Intel Posts Control-Flow Enforcement Support For GCC

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:39pm
Last year Intel published a research whitepaper for Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (CET) while they have now posted a set of GCC patches for implementing this safeguard within the GCC compiler...

Radeon Instinct Accelerators Get Ready To Ship

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:17pm
Not only is AMD getting ready to take on Intel in the server space with their just-launched EPYC 7000 series, they are looking to battle NVIDIA now in the GPU server arena. Following their announcement at the end of last year, Radeon Instinct accelerators for GPU compute servers are getting ready to ship...

ARM's Cortex A55/A75 Get Tuned Up In GCC

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 10:26am
ARM's Cortex A55 and A75 processors have received their initial tuning support within the GCC 8 compiler code...

Ubuntu 17.10 To Fully Use Netplan By Default For Network Configuration

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 4:13am
One year after Ubuntu developers announced their Netplan project for consolidated networking configuration across platforms, they are now planning to use Netplan by default in Ubuntu 17.10 across all editions...

Mesa Git Should Now Work With Intel/RADV Vulkan For Doom Under Wine

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 4:00am
Running the Doom (2016) game under Wine with Vulkan may now yield better success if using the Intel ANV or Radeon RADV Vulkan drivers due to a fix in Mesa's SPIR-V common code...

OpenMandriva Lx 3.02 Released

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:39am
OpenMandriva Lx 3.02 is now available as the latest version of this Mandriva/Mandrake-derived Linux distribution...

KDE KTechLab Is Being Revived After Nearly A Decade Hiatus

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:29am
The KTechLab integrated development environment focused on micro-controller circuit design and simulation is back to being under development after not seeing a major release since 2009...

Rocket League Is Almost Fixed Up For RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 11:16pm
Marek Olšák has posted a set of five patches for fixing up one of the remaining rendering issues affecting RadeonSI and the other Gallium3D drivers in being able to correctly render the popular Rocket League game on Linux...

Ubuntu 17.10 Continues Aiming For The Linux 4.13 Kernel

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:59pm
Mentioned in the weekly Ubuntu Kernel Newsletter are the developers reiterating their plans to ship Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" with the Linux 4.13 kernel...

Opus 1.2 Audio Codec Officially Released

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 9:00pm
Following the earlier development releases, Opus 1.2 is now official...