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Mesa Vulkan Drivers Move Ahead With PCI Bus Info, Calibrated Timestamps

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With this weekend's release of Vulkan 1.1.88 stealing the show was the Vulkan transform feedback capability to allow projects like DXVK to support Direct3D's Stream Output functionality. But besides VK_EXT_transform_feedback, there are other extensions also being worked on for Mesa ANV / RADV Vulkan driver coverage...

Purism Shares The Latest Librem 5 Smartphone Progress - Dev Kits Going Out Soon

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 23:18
Purism has shared the latest details on their efforts to deliver the open-source Linux Librem 5 smartphone to market in 2019...

Linux's Qualcomm Ath10k Driver Getting WoWLAN, WCN3990 Support

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 22:55
The Qualcomm/Atheros "Ath10k" Linux driver coming up in the Linux 4.20~5.0 kernel merge window is picking up two prominent features...

AMD CodeXL 2.6 Advances GPU Profiling, Static Analysis & GPU Debugging

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 22:42
AMD's GPUOpen group today released CodeXL 2.6 as the newest version of their GPU developer suite...

FUSE File-Systems Pick Up Another Performance Boost With Symlink Caching

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 19:00
FUSE file-systems in user-space are set to be running faster with the upcoming Linux 4.20~5.0 kernel thanks to several performance optimizations...

X.Org Server 1.20.2 Released With A Bunch Of Bug Fixes

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 17:56
It's almost been a half-year already since the release of the long delayed X.Org Server 1.20, but with no signs of X.Org Server 1.21 releasing soon, xorg-server 1.20.2 was announced today as the latest stable point release...

FreeDesktop.org Might Formally Join Forces With The X.Org Foundation

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 17:32
FreeDesktop.org is already effectively part of X.Org given the loose structure of FreeDesktop.org, the key members/administrators being part of both projects, and FreeDesktop.org long being the de facto hosting platform from the X.Org Server to Mesa and much more. But now they may be officially joining forces...

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Performance Against Ubuntu 18.10, Fedora 29

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 16:06
As the latest of our benchmarks using the newly re-released Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update, here are benchmarks of this latest Windows 10 build against seven different Linux distributions on the same hardware for checking out the current performance of these operating systems.

Experimental Patches For Using SIMD32 Fragment Shaders With Intel's Linux Driver

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 15:08
Existing Intel graphics hardware already supports SIMD32 fragment shaders and the Intel open-source Linux graphics driver has supported this mode for months, but it hasn't been enabled. That though is in the process of changing...

Xfce4-Screensaver Has Its First Release - Fork Of MATE Screensaver, Forked From GNOME

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 12:12
As a new alternative over XScreenSaver or using other desktop environments' screensaver functionality, xfce4-screensaver has out its first release albeit of alpha quality...

Another Change Proposed For Linux's Code of Conduct

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 11:58
With the Linux 4.19-rc8 kernel release overnight, one change not to be found in this latest Linux 4.19 release candidate are any alterations to the new Code of Conduct. The latest proposal forbids discussing off-topic matters while protecting any sentient being in the universe...

DragonFlyBSD Lands Another NUMA Optimization Helping AMD Threadripper 2 CPUs

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 10:30
DragonFlyBSD lead developer Matthew Dillon has been quite impressed with AMD's Threadripper 2 processors particularly the Threadripper 2990WX with 32-cores / 64-threads. Dillon has made various optimizations to DragonFly for helping out this processor in past months and overnight he made another significant improvement...

KDE Frameworks 5.51 Released

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 10:17
KDE Frameworks 5.51 is out today as the latest monthly update to this collection of KDE libraries complementing Qt5...

Linux 4.19-rc8 Released With A Lot Of "Tiny Things"

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 09:51
Greg Kroah-Hartman went ahead and released Linux 4.19-RC8 as the last test release of the upcoming Linux 4.19 kernel...

Fedora Workstation 29 Is Looking Up To Be Another Impressive Release, Looking Great

Pon, 10/15/2018 - 01:45
In addition to Ubuntu 18.10 releasing soon, Fedora 29 is set to be release by month's end if all goes well...

GNOME's Geoclue 2.5 Brings Vala Support, WiFi Geolocation For City-Level Accuracy

Ned, 10/14/2018 - 19:50
GNOME's Geoclue library that provides a D-Bus service for location information based on GPS receivers, 3G modems, GeoIP, or even WiFi-based geolocation has been baking a lot of changes...

HUANUO HNDSK2 Dual Monitor Arms Work Out Great

Ned, 10/14/2018 - 18:05
If you are in the market for a dual monitor desk arm/mount that clamps to your desk, the HUANUO HNDSK2 is a surprisingly suitable contender...

KaOS 2018.10 Released With KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop, Wayland 1.16

Ned, 10/14/2018 - 16:44
A new ISO spin is available of the KaOS Linux distribution that is closely aligned with shipping the upstream KDE desktop experience...

Vulkan Cracks 2,500 Projects On GitHub

Ned, 10/14/2018 - 13:55
After cracking 2,000 projects referencing Vulkan on GitHub earlier this year, this week it passed the milestone of having more than 2,500 projects...

Wine-Staging 3.18 Released With Some New Patches While Other Code Got Upstreamed

Ned, 10/14/2018 - 12:08
It has been a very exciting weekend for Linux gamers relying upon Wine for running Windows titles under Linux... There was the routine bi-weekly Wine 3.18 development release on Friday but yesterday brought transform feedback to Vulkan and in turn Stream Output to DXVK to fix up a number of D3D11 games. Today is now the Wine-Staging 3.18 release...