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Valve Expanding Steam Deck Availability To Asian Markets

4. Srpen 2022 - 1:45
In addition to continuing to ramp up their Steam Deck production to fulfill existing pre-order reservations this calendar year thanks to addressing supply chain bottlenecks, Valve announced today that in partnership with Komodo they are bringing this Linux-powered gaming console to Asian markets...

Mesa 22.2-rc1 Released With AMD RDNA3 & Intel Alchemist Primed, Vulkan Additions

4. Srpen 2022 - 0:30
After a few week delay to allow additional features to land, feature development on Mesa 22.2 has ended with Mesa 22.2-rc1 now being available ahead of its stable release in the coming weeks...

GlobalFoundries Partners With Google's Open-Source Silicon Effort To Provide 180nm Tech

3. Srpen 2022 - 19:30
Over the past two years Google has been spearheading an effort to make silicon design more open-source and allowing more projects to get started in chip fabrication. That got started with a partnership with SkyWater Technology and Google covering the costs for open-source projects to see their initial chips fabricated on a 130nm process. Google's Open-Source Silicon Design Initiative recently announced SkyWater 90nm manufacturing will get underway for future manufacturing runs. Today the news out of Google's open-source group is that GlobalFoundries has joined this initiative and is providing 180nm manufacturing access...

Linux 6.0 Adding Run-Time Verification For Running On Safety Critical Systems

3. Srpen 2022 - 19:00
Another big ticket feature has made it for the Linux 6.0 kernel: the Runtime Verification infrastructure for running Linux on safety-critical systems...

NVIDIA GA103 Support Posted For Open-Source Nouveau Linux Driver

3. Srpen 2022 - 18:44
Merged last year into the Linux kernel's Nouveau DRM driver was initial support for GeForce RTX 30 "Ampere" GPUs initially in the form of the GA100 and GA102 parts. That support for the moment is still limited to just mode-setting/display support with 3D still being tackled, but now a patch has been posted that rather trivially extends the support to cover the GA103 GPU too...

Intel Core i7 1280P Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux Performance

3. Srpen 2022 - 14:01
After recently looking at the AMD Rembrandt Windows 11 vs. Linux performance using the new Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U laptop SoC, you may be wondering about the latest Windows vs. Linux performance over on the Intel side with their latest "Alder Lake P" wares. If so, today's benchmarks are for you with putting the Core i7 1280P on Windows 11 up against Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and Intel's own Clear Linux platform.

Linux 6.0 Networking Brings Performance Optimizations, Early Preparations For WiFi 7

3. Srpen 2022 - 14:00
With the Linux 5.19 kernel there are some exciting networking improvements like big TCP support, PureLiFi drivers for light-based networking, WFX WiFi being promoted out of staging, and much more. Now with the in-development Linux 6.0 there is a lot more work in store...

Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Preparing For Release With Retbleed Patched, Intel AMX, Other Fixes

3. Srpen 2022 - 11:02
Canonical is putting the finishing touches on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS that is due for release tomorrow as the first collection of stable release updates in re-spun ISO form for this "Jammy Jellyfish" long-term support series...

Linux 6.0 Graphics Driver Changes Preparing For Intel DG2/Alchemist & AMD RDNA3

3. Srpen 2022 - 10:50
Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem maintainer David Airlie has submitted all of the open-source GPU/display driver updates for the Linux 6.0 (nee 5.20) merge window. Much of this work is centered around bringing up the Intel Arc Graphics DG2/Alchemist discrete graphics cards and on the AMD side continued work around enabling RDNA3 and Instinct MI300 graphics processors...

Intel's Open-Source SVT-AV1 v1.2 Video Encoder Released - More AVX2 Optimizations

3. Srpen 2022 - 10:33
Earlier this year Intel released SVT-AV1 1.0 as a big update to this leading open-source AV1 video encoder. Since then they have not let up and now three months after v1.1, SVT-AV1 1.2 is now shipped as the latest update to this cross-platform, high performance AV1 encoder...

Linux 6.0 HID Brings AMD SFH v1.1 Support, XP-PEN Deco L Tablet Support

3. Srpen 2022 - 10:09
The HID subsystem updates for the Linux 6.0 (nee 5.20) kernel have been submitted...

OBS Studio 28 Beta 1 Brings 10-bit & HDR Video Encoding, Qt6 Toolkit

3. Srpen 2022 - 9:29
OBS Studio as the popular, cross-platform, open-source software widely used by live-streamers is working on its next major release...

SteamOS 3.3 Now Available With Many Improvements For The Steam Deck

3. Srpen 2022 - 2:00
Valve this evening has begun shipping SteamOS 3.3 to Steam Deck customers as the latest version of their Arch Linux based software stack initially targeting their handheld game console...

Fedora 37 To Offer Official Support On Raspberry Pi 4 Devices

3. Srpen 2022 - 0:19
A month ago there was the Fedora 37 change proposal for Fedora to officially support the Raspberry Pi 4, including its accelerated Broadcom graphics and to better advertise Fedora for the Raspberry Pi. The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) has now signed off on this "official" support for the Raspberry Pi 4...

Chrome 104 Released With Region Capture Support, WebGL Canvas Color Management

2. Srpen 2022 - 19:30
Google has promoted Chrome 104 to stable today as their newest feature update to this leading, cross-platform web browser...

GCC 12 Profile Guided Optimization Benchmarks With The AMD Threadripper 3990X

2. Srpen 2022 - 19:00
Last month I ran a number of GCC 12 compiler optimization benchmarks for this latest-stable compiler atop an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X workstation. Those tests included various optimization levels as well as link-time optimizations (LTO). Some Phoronix Premium supporters also requested to see some fresh GCC 12 Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) benchmarks, so here in this article are those PGO benchmark results...

DXVK 1.10.3 Released With Shared Fences - Needed By Halo Infinite On Linux

2. Srpen 2022 - 17:01
DXVK 1.10.3 has been released as the newest update for an upcoming Proton release, which powers Steam Play for allowing Windows games to run often very well under Linux...

SPI Seeing Some Nice Performance Optimizations With Linux 6.0

2. Srpen 2022 - 17:00
Performance tuning work to the Linux kernel's Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) subsystem will pay off for embedded systems and other SPI-heavy platforms with Linux 6.0...

CXL 3.0 Specification Released - Doubles The Data Rate Of CXL 2.0

2. Srpen 2022 - 14:30
The CXL Consortium today announced the Compute Express Link 3.0 specification that doubles the data rate of CXL 2.0 to 64 GT/s while introducing no added latency...

NVIDIA 515.65.01 Linux Driver Released With Fixes

2. Srpen 2022 - 14:30
NVIDIA today released their 515.65.01 Linux driver as the newest in the stable R515 series...