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Civilization VI Is Coming This Year, Linux Will Be Supported

Wed, 2016-05-11 19:06
For fans of Sid Meier, Civilization VI was announced today and there's already confirmation of Linux support...

Better Input Device Support Is Coming To KDE's KWin On Wayland

Wed, 2016-05-11 18:39
Martin Gräßlin's latest focus on KDE development has been improving the input device support under KWin, particularly for when it's acting as a Wayland compositor...

Patches Posted For Supporting DRI3 With VA-API & VDPAU

Wed, 2016-05-11 17:25
With perfect timing now that the Radeon DDX enables DRI3 by default, Leo Liu of AMD has posted patches for implementing DRI3 support within the VA-API and VDPAU Gallium3D components...

Google's Gale Powered By Qualcomm Added To Coreboot

Wed, 2016-05-11 17:13
Topping off a lot of Google code landing in Coreboot in recent days for Chromebooks is support for another Google device and as part of that support for a Qualcomm SoC...

The List Of Intel DRM Changes For Linux 4.7

Wed, 2016-05-11 15:11
Intel's Daniel Vetter has put out a concise overview of their DRM graphics driver changes queued up for the Linux 4.7 kernel...

Unity Developer Is Working On SDL Port To Allow Mir & Wayland Support

Wed, 2016-05-11 15:05
A Unity developer leading the Engineering Tools team at Unity Technologies has been working on porting the game engine to SDL in order to make it portable to Mir and Wayland...

DRI3 Is Now Flipped On For xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:47
There's a follow-up to yesterday's story about AMD To Enable DRI3 By Default On Latest X.Org Servers...

Qt Creator 4.0 IDE Released

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:27
The Qt Company has today announced the release of Qt Creator 4.0.0 as the latest version of this Qt-focused integrated development environment...

H.264 Encoding On Skylake Gets A Big Performance Boost

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:12
Patches have emerged for being able to take advantage of Intel's low-power/high-performance H.264 encoder on Linux via VA-API...

Unity 8 Continues To Improve, But Still Has Rough Edges

Tue, 2016-05-10 21:36
Canonical's Michael Hall has shared his thoughts of trying out Unity 8 with Mir atop Ubuntu 16.04 as part of a ten-day trial...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Deprecates Btrfs & eCryptfs

Tue, 2016-05-10 21:15
Buried within the notes for today's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 release are a few interesting notes...

BitKeeper Version Control Released As Open-Source

Tue, 2016-05-10 19:46
Over one decade after the Linux kernel abandoned BitKeeper as their source version control system and years after Git's continued widespread adoption, BitKeeper has finally been made open-source...

RadeonSI's New SDMA Texture Copy Code Lands In Mesa

Tue, 2016-05-10 19:34
There is more exciting open-source AMD work to share today, a week before the feature freeze for the next version of Mesa...