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GNOME Turns 19, Debian Turns 23 Years Old

Tue, 2016-08-16 15:03
There are at least two exciting Linux/open-source birthdays to celebrate this week...

Intel Kaby Lake Support Added To Beignet OpenCL

Tue, 2016-08-16 14:53
Intel's Beignet project for providing open-source OpenCL support for Intel HD/Iris Graphics hardware on Linux now has support for upcoming Kaby Lake processors...

FreeBSD Catching Up To Linux DRM Graphics Drivers, In Sync With Git

Tue, 2016-08-16 14:39
For the first time ever, the FreeBSD DRM drivers match the code of what's found in the upstream Linux kernel Git. They started off trailing many releases behind the state of the upstream Linux kernel, but as of now the Intel DRM as the first driver has made it to be in sync with the current Linux 4.8 development code...

Performance Improvement For Virtual NVMe Devices

Tue, 2016-08-16 14:29
Helen Koike of Collabora has been one of the developers looking to optimize the performance of virtual NVMe devices, such as used by Google's Cloud Engine...

MidnightBSD 0.8 Switches From GCC 4.2 To Clang

Tue, 2016-08-16 14:13
For those of you unfamiliar with it, MidnightBSD is a BSD (obviously) that focuses upon being a good desktop OS, similar to the goals of GhostBSD or PC-BSD. MidnightBSD 0.8 was released this week as the newest version of the operating system...