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MESA_tile_raster_order Added To The OpenGL Registry

Tue, 2017-10-10 11:41
The new OpenGL extension MESA_tile_raster_order proposed by Eric Anholt at Broadcom has now been merged to the Khronos registry...

The State Of GNU's GDB Conversion To C++

Tue, 2017-10-10 02:48
Last year the GNU Debugger's code-base was converted from the C programming language (C90) to now using C++11. At last month's GNU Tools Cauldron was an update on this process...

Librem 5 Smartphone Hits Its $1.5 Million Dollar Goal

Mon, 2017-10-09 21:41
With two weeks left in the crowdfunding campaign, Purism's Librem 5 smartphone initiative crossed its $1,500,000 USD funding goal...

OpenBSD 6.2 Released With Hardware Support Improvements, Updated Packages

Mon, 2017-10-09 17:42
OpenBSD 6.2 has managed to release a few days ahead of schedule...

Spec Ops: The Line Gets Boosted On Mesa With GL Threading

Mon, 2017-10-09 16:53
For fans of the 2012 video game Spec Ops: The Line that was brought to Linux in 2015, this Unreal Engine 3 powered title should run faster with the newest Mesa...

Fwupd 1.0.0 Released To Advance Linux Firmware Updating

Mon, 2017-10-09 16:14
Richard Hughes has announced the release of fwupd 1.0.0 today, the utility increasingly being used by many vendors for supporting updating of device firmware/microcode on Linux...

Mining Ethereum With AMD Threadrippers Paired With Four RX Vega 64 GPUs

Mon, 2017-10-09 15:09
Phoronix reader Thomas Frech has shared with us an article he wrote about his new Ethereum mining work on two systems using AMD Threadripper processors and a total four Radeon RX Vega 64 GPUs under Linux...

QupZilla 2.2 Released As The Browser's Last

Mon, 2017-10-09 13:07
QupZilla 2.2 has been released as the last feature release for this open-source web-browser project prior to its re-branding initiative under the KDE umbrella as the Falkon project...

Qt 5.10 Beta Released

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:12
Qt 5.10 Alpha had arrived last month as two weeks late while The Qt Company has managed to tighten things up and deliver Qt 5.10 Beta now less than one week later than originally scheduled...

AMD Packs In More AMDGPU Features For Linux 4.15

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:07
The Linux 4.15 kernel is looking to be a very exciting update for AMDGPU DRM driver users...

Linux 4.14-rc4 Arrives With This LTS Cycle Still Being Very Busy

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:31
Linus Torvalds has announced the release of Linux 4.14-rc4 as the latest weekly test candidate for this kernel version that will be the 2017 long-term support release and be supported for a period of six years...