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Steam Linux Usage Was At 0.74% For July

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:09am
With a new month comes the latest numbers from Valve's controversial Steam Survey...

OpenMW 0.42 Released To Let Morrowind Live On

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 9:08pm
For fans of OpenMW, the open-source re-implementation of the engine powering Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, a new feature release is now available...

Red Hat Appears To Be Abandoning Their Btrfs Hopes

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 5:39pm
Red Hat has (again) deprecated the Btrfs file-system from their Red Hat Enterprise Linux product, but this time it appears it may be for good...

Qt 5.10 Will Be Going Into Feature Freeze Soon

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 5:14pm
Feature development on the Qt 5.10 tool-kit will soon be coming to an end...

XWayland Grabs Onto Keyboard Grab Support

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 4:12pm
Adding to the list of changes for X.Org Server 1.20 that will be released in the future is grab protocol support for XWayland...

Windows 10 WSL CPU Scaling Performance vs. Linux

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 3:00pm
Following last week's Linux/BSD CPU core scaling tests when seeing how different operating systems competed with going between one and twenty threads with the Intel Core i9 7900X, my latest benchmarking target of curiosity was seeing how Windows 10 with its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) would compare on this system against the other Linux distributions.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Released

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 1:50pm
Red Hat is out today with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 release...

Vulkan 1.0.57 Released With A Few New Extensions

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 10:37am
While there is no big Vulkan update this week for SIGGRAPH17, The Khronos Group has gone ahead and issued Vulkan 1.0.57. Besides fixes, there are some new extensions...

Marek Might Have Yet Another Performance Tweak: GCN Tile Swizzle

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 10:29am
While Mesa Git is looking very good for RadeonSI performance, AMD developer Marek Olšák continues working on more micro-optimizations to this Gallium3D driver...

I3C Subsystem Proposed For The Linux Kernel

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 10:22am
A new subsystem is being proposed for the Linux kernel for the MIPI I3C sensor specification...

Linux Kernel Patches Boost NUMA Multi-Threaded Workloads

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 8:25am
Red Hat developers have been working to improve the performance of multi-threaded workloads on NUMA systems...

Artem Tashkinov: Independent Hardware Vendors Hate Linux

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 6:10am
Independent commentator Artem S. Tashkinov is back at it again with his latest thoughts on GNU/Linux and its problems in a post entitled "Why Linux/GNU might never succeed on a large scale"...