Open-source News

Mesa 21.3-rc3 Released With Many Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Fixes

Phoronix - 6 hours 46 min ago
The latest weekly test release of Mesa 21.3 is now available ahead of the anticipated stable debut in November...

Project Wakefield Is OpenJDK's Effort To Improve Java On Wayland

Phoronix - 11 hours 28 min ago
Project Wakefield is the recently established OpenJDK initiative to implement native Wayland support within Java...

X.Org Server 21.1 Released With Variable Rate Refresh In Modesetting Driver, Other Work

Phoronix - 11 hours 54 min ago
X.Org Server 21.1 is now officially available as this first xorg-server update in three years and what began development as X.Org Server 1.21 prior to the versioning change...

Intel Announces 12th Gen Core "Alder Lake" CPUs, Linux Tests Forthcoming

Phoronix - 13 hours 28 min ago
Intel is using their inaugural Intel Innovation virtual event today to formally announce the highly-anticipated 12th Gen Core "Alder Lake" processors. These first desktop processors built on their "Intel 7" process and employ a hybrid architecture will be available in retail channels next week. Today we can talk more about Alder Lake specifications and features while our Linux performance benchmarks and support analysis will come once the Alder Lake review embargo expires next week.

Intel Announces New Developer Zone To Showcase Their Wide Array Of Software

Phoronix - 13 hours 28 min ago
Along with announcing Alder Lake and other hardware advancements, Intel is using their new Innovation event kicking off today to also talk more about their vast collection of software... This follows Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger's comments from earlier in the week around a bias towards open-source and a pledge to openness. As part of this, Intel is today announcing a new and unified Developer Zone...