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Kodi 16.1 Arrives With Many Fixes

Sun, 2016-04-24 13:15
In seeking to address the bug fallout from the major Kodi 16 release that happened back in February, the Kodi 16.1 point release is now available...

The Critically-Important X.Org Elections Are Ending Soon

Sun, 2016-04-24 12:57
If you are a member of the X.Org Foundation and haven't voted already in this year's board elections, you darn well better put it on your TODO list this Sunday as the voting process is ending soon...

FileZilla 3.17 Released

Sun, 2016-04-24 12:44
For those using the popular, multi-platform open-source FileZilla FTP client, a new major release is available...

Taking ZFS For A Test Drive On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Sat, 2016-04-23 14:20
One of the most recurring requests this week from Phoronix readers were for doing some ZFS file-system tests on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Here are some basic results using a single SSD.

Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On Ubuntu 16.04

Sat, 2016-04-23 13:30
Following the quick DRI2 vs. DRI3 rendering tests with Radeon on R600g, I also did tests on the same system of the xf86-video-ati vs. xf86-video-modesetting DDX drivers...

QEMU 2.6 Is Due In Just Over One Week With Many New Features

Sat, 2016-04-23 13:15
QEMU 2.6-RC3 was released this week and QEMU 2.6.0 should be officially released at the beginning of May. Here's a look at some of the new features coming to this important piece of the Linux open-source virtualization stack...

Vulkan 1.0.11 Is The Latest, Scripts/XML/Headers Changed To Apache License

Sat, 2016-04-23 12:56
There's another weekly point release of the Vulkan high performance graphics API...

Google Summer of Code 2016 Projects Announced

Sat, 2016-04-23 12:48
Google announced this week the participating student projects for this year's Summer of Code...

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