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NVIDIA Makes It Easier On Fedora To Try GNOME With EGLStreams On Wayland

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 2:17pm
With Fedora not yet officially supporting the EGLStreams code-path for GNOME Mutter on Wayland, NVIDIA has created their own third-party Copr repository with said support...

openSUSE Leap 42.3 Officially Released

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 12:13pm
The openSUSE Leap 42.3 release is now available, the build based off SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3...

External Objects For Mesa's RadeonSI Should Land This Week

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 12:08pm
The Valve-led work on implementing EXT_external_objects support inside Mesa should soon be landing. This is good news as it's one of the last remaining bits for seeing mainline RadeonSI/RADV working out well for SteamVR on Linux...

QEMU 2.10 Working On Xen 9pfs Support, MIPS EVA

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 11:14am
QEMU 2.10 is under development as the next step for this important piece of the open-source Linux virtualization stack...

Wayland 1.14, Weston 3.0 Hit Beta Milestone

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:28am
Bryce Harrington has tagged the beta releases of the upcoming Wayland 1.14 and Weston 3.0...

GNOME Disks Gaining Resize & Repair Support

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:19am
Thanks to work ongoing to GNOME Disks and UDisks, there should soon be support within this disk/file-system management program for resizing partitions as well as running a file-system repair...

FreeBSD 11.1 Debuts With LLVM/Clang 4, ZFS Improvements

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:13am
FreeBSD 11.1 is now available as the first point release to FreeBSD 11...

SteamOS 2.121 Adds Flatpak Support

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 1:58am
SteamOS 2.121 is now available as the latest release of Valve's Linux distribution for gaming...

Wine-Staging 2.13 Adds More Direct3D 11 Bits

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 9:56pm
Wine-Staging 2.13 is now available as the newest release of this experimental / "testing grounds" built around Wine with additional patches added...

Mesa Adds More Linux Games To OpenGL Threading Whitelist

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 7:43pm
The Mesa OpenGL threading support has been expanded to five more Linux games...

81 Fresh Patches For AMDGPU's DC (DAL) Display Code

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 4:43pm
AMD has published another set of DC/DAL display patches today, this time amounting to 81 patches touching around four thousand lines of code...

Adobe Is Finally Ending Flash Support... In 2020

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 4:26pm
Adobe has confirmed they will be ending their support for Flash by the end of the year 2020...

The Vision For KDE Plasma According To Its Developers

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 1:29pm
Developers on KDE's Plasma team have constructed a vision statement for what they view as their direction and focus for this open-source desktop...

Vulkan CPU Implementation Still Working On LLVM Code Generation

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 1:09pm
Jacob Lifshay is the GSoC student developer spending his summer working on a Vulkan software renderer to basically serve as a CPU-based implementation of Vulkan using LLVM. He continues hard at work on trying to make this a working reality...

GCC 7.2 To Be Released In About Two Weeks

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 1:00pm
Richard Biener has shared plans to release GCC 7.2 in about two weeks as the newest point release to the GCC 7 compiler...

Rust-Written "Stylo" Servo Style System Now Available Via Firefox Nightly

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 12:52pm
Stylo, the new style system written for Servo in the Rust programming language, can be enabled in the latest Firefox Nightly desktop builds...

VC5 Driver Makes Strides For Future Broadcom GPU

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:43am
VC5 is the new DRM/Gallium3D driver for an upcoming Broadcom GPU and the successor to the VC4 as is mostly known for being the graphics found on current Raspberry Pi models. Broadcom developer Eric Anholt has been making progress on the driver and that hasn't let up...

Fedora Modular Server "Boltron" Preview Release Now Available

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:37am
Say hello to Fedora Boltron...

Ubuntu Still Working On Unity 7 Low Graphics Mode Improvements

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:27am
While Ubuntu's desktop future now rests with GNOME Shell for Ubuntu 17.10 and beyond, developers are still working on some Unity 7 refinements for existing Ubuntu desktop users...

AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization Updated For Linux

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 1:07am
While AMD's new Epyc processors have a new "Secure Encrypted Virtualization" feature, the support isn't yet mainlined in the Linux kernel but is getting closer...