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Mesa 17.1.10 Is Being Prepped As The Final 17.1 Update

1 hour 54 min ago
J.A. Suarez Romero of Igalia is preparing Mesa 17.1.10 as the final point release for the Mesa 17.1 release stream...

Fedora 27 Beta Hit By A Second Delay

4 hours 58 min ago
Last week it was decided to delay the Fedora 27 beta due to bugs while this week they've been forced to delay the release a second time...

Intel's Linux Driver & Mesa Have Hit Amazing Milestones This Year

6 hours 20 min ago
Kaveh Nasri, the manager of Intel's Mesa driver team within the Open-Source Technology Center since 2011, spoke this morning at XDC2017 about the accomplishments of his team and more broadly the Mesa community. Particularly over the past year there has been amazing milestones accomplished for this open-source driver stack...

Unreal Engine 4.18 Preview 1 Is Ready For Game Developers

7 hours 45 min ago
Besides the CryENGINE 5.4 release happening today, Epic Games has made public their first preview release of the upcoming Unreal Engine 4.18...

The State Of The VC4 Driver Stack, Early Work On VC5

7 hours 52 min ago
Eric Anholt of Broadcom just finished presenting at XDC2017 Mountain View on the state of the VC4 driver stack most notably used by the Raspberry Pi devices. Additionally, he also shared about his early work on the VC5 driver for next-generation Broadcom graphics...

NVIDIA 384.90 Linux Driver Brings Fixes, Quadro P5200 Support

10 hours 13 min ago
One day after releasing updated GeForce Linux legacy drivers, NVIDIA is now out with an update to their long-lived 384 branch...

CryENGINE 5.4 Now Available With Vulkan Beta Support

11 hours 12 min ago
Crytek today has shipped the exciting CryENGINE 5.4 game engine update...

Noctua NH-U9 TR4-SP3: Keeping Threadripper Running Happy With Air Cooling

11 hours 40 min ago
We recently looked at several Noctua cooler options for Intel's Core X-Series while today the tables have turned and we tried out Noctua's TR4-SP3 heatsink that is capable of cooling the high-Wattage Threadripper and EPYC processors with air cooling.

PostgreSQL 10 Release Candidate 1 Arrives

13 hours 5 min ago
The first release candidate of PostgreSQL 10.0 is now available for testing...

NVIDIA Continues Prepping The Linux Desktop Stack For HDR Display Support

15 hours 30 min ago
Besides working on the new Unix device memory allocator project, they have also been engaged with upstream open-source Linux developers over preparing the Linux desktop for HDR display support...

Beignet OpenCL Now Supports LLVM 5.0

15 hours 52 min ago
For those making use of Beignet for Intel graphics OpenCL acceleration on Linux, it finally has added support for LLVM 5.0...

Intel Preps Their First Batch Of Graphics Changes For Linux 4.15

16 hours 10 min ago
The first batch of drm-intel-next changes are ready to be queued in DRM-Next as feature work for eventually merging to mainline come the Linux 4.15 merge window...

Valve Is Collaborating On GPUVis For Tuning Radeon Linux VR Performance

16 hours 25 min ago
One of the many interesting talks at yesterday's XDC2017 conference was Valve's Pierre-Loup Griffais talking about GPUVis...

Intel Unleashes Clear Containers 3.0, Written In Go

16 hours 28 min ago
Intel's Clear Linux team has rolled out their Clear Containers 3.0 technology...

Mesa Sees An Initial Meson Build System Port

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:33pm
A few months ago was a vibrant discussion about a Meson proposal for libdrm/Mesa while today the initial patches were posted in bringing a possible Meson build system port for Mesa...

NVIDIA Offers Update On Their Proposed Unix Device Memory Allocation Library

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 8:15pm
James Jones of NVIDIA presented this morning at XDC2017 with their annual update on a new Unix device memory allocation library. As a reminder, this library originated from NVIDIA's concerns over the Generic Buffer Manager (GBM) currently used by Wayland compositors not being suitable for use with their driver's architecture and then the other driver developers not being interested in switching to EGLStreams, NVIDIA's original push for supporting Wayland...

A New DRM Driver Is Coming For Linux 4.15

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 6:17pm
TVE200 is a new Direct Rendering Manager driver being queued for Linux 4.15...

XDC2017 Kicks Off With X.Org, Wayland & Graphics Talks

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 5:59pm
The X.Org Developers Conference kicked off a short time ago at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. But even if you are not at the event, there is a livestream...

Wine Staging 2.17 Released With More Direct3D 11 Functionality

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 3:25pm
Wine Staging 2.17 is now available as the latest experimental/testing build of Wine with various patches added in...

Redox OS 0.3.3 Released, Lowers RAM Usage

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 2:54pm
The Rust-written Redox operating system is out with a new feature release...