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Linux Hardware Reviews & News
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Steam VR's "Knuckles" Controller Now In Dev Kit Form

1 hour 2 min ago
Last year Valve showed off a prototype of their new "knuckles" controllers for Steam VR while now it appears they are getting to the stage of shipping dev kits to VR developers...

CryENGINE 5.4 Bringing Vulkan Renderer

2 hours 4 min ago
CryENGINE 5.4 is slated for release next month and will finally roll out a Vulkan renderer...

openSUSE Tumbleweed Jumps On Qt 5.9, Picks Up Default MP3

4 hours 10 min ago
OpenSUSE's Tumbleweed rolling-release distribution continues picking up new functionality in a very punctual manner...

digiKam 5.6 Released With HTML Gallery, Video Slideshow Tools

4 hours 29 min ago
digiKam 5.6 is now available as the latest version of this open-source photo management software aligned with KDE/Qt...

Imagination Formally Announces It's Selling Itself

6 hours 6 sec 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

6 hours 13 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

7 hours 26 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

7 hours 29 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

8 hours 23 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...