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Intel Clear Containers Rearchitected With Docker Swarm & Kubernetes Support

Mon, 2017-03-13 21:36
The Clear Containers initiative within Intel's Clear Linux project from their Open-Source Technology Center is out today with a big update...

There's Been A Bit Of Progress On Vulkan Support In Ubuntu's Mir

Mon, 2017-03-13 21:15
When the Vulkan 1.0 API specification was unveiled last February, we were originally told by Canonical that Mir in Ubuntu 16.04 would have Vulkan support but now one year later, Mir in Ubuntu 17.04 doesn't even look like it will have Vulkan support. But at least progress is being made...

KDE "Simon" Speech Recognition Being Revived

Mon, 2017-03-13 20:58
KDE Simon is a speech recognition program, but its last release happened back in 2013 and hasn't been brought into a KDE Frameworks 5 + Qt5 world, but development on it is restarting...

LLVM 4.0 Released

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:11
Hans Wennborg has announced the release of LLVM 4.0 and connected sub-projects like Clang 4.0. LLVM/Clang 4.0 is a big update to this open-source compiler infrastructure stack and also marks the change to their new versioning scheme...

Running Clear Linux On AMD's Ryzen + X370: Still Competitive Performance

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:39
I'm working on an AMD Ryzen Linux distribution benchmark comparison and will have those results to publish soon using a Ryzen 7 1800X. One of the interesting distributions I was curious about its Ryzen performance with was Intel's Clear Linux distribution. It turns out it runs and there are scenarios of it having better performance than Ubuntu...

Intel GPU Tools 1.18 Released

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:17
Intel GPU Tools 1.18 has been released as the newest version of this open-source package for assisting developers in debugging and analyzing the Intel Linux graphics driver stack...

Linux Mint Debian Edition Updated (LMDE 2)

Mon, 2017-03-13 13:58
LMDE, the Linux Mint Debian Edition that's using Debian GNU/Linux as a base in place of Ubuntu, has out new ISO images...

Pidgin 1.12 Instant Messenger Client Released, Drops Yahoo & Facebook XMPP

Mon, 2017-03-13 12:19
The Pidgin instant messenger client has seen its first release in nine months...

Intel's Beignet 1.3.1 OpenCL 2.0 Implementation Released

Mon, 2017-03-13 11:31
A bug-fix release was pushed out this morning for Intel's Beignet open-source GPU-based OpenCL implementation...

VK9 Hits New Milestones In Implementing Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan

Mon, 2017-03-13 11:16
VK9, the project implementing Direct3D 9 on top of the Khronos Vulkan graphics API, has hit two new milestones...