Open-source News

Valve's Proton 4.11-8 Begins Bundling VKD3D, Improves Rockstar Launcher Support

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:00
Valve earlier today pushed out Proton 4.11-8 as the newest update to their Wine-based software powering Steam Play for handling Windows games on Linux...

NVIDIA 390.132 Linux Driver Released For Legacy Fermi Support

Phoronix - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:41
Not nearly as exciting as the recent NVIDIA 440 Linux driver series going stable but for those with older Fermi graphics cards and wanting to use the latest NVIDIA binary driver experience, their 390 series legacy driver series has been updated...

AMDVLK 2019.Q4.2 Brings Several More Extensions, Game Tuning

Phoronix - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:49
AMDVLK 2019.Q4.2 is out today as AMD's second open-source Radeon Vulkan Linux driver update for the fourth quarter...

Project Trident Offers Initial Images Of Itself Reborn As A Void-Based Linux Distro

Phoronix - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:33
Project Trident made some waves last month when this lesser-known BSD distribution derived from TrueOS/FreeBSD decided to switch to becoming a Linux distribution that they decided would be based upon Void Linux. Now the very preliminary alpha images of Project Trident as a Linux operating system are available for testing...

QEMU 4.2 Cycle Kicks Off With Inaugural Release Candidate

Phoronix - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 17:24
The initial release candidate for the upcoming QEMU 4.2 is now available as a sizable update to this important piece of the open-source Linux virtualization stack...