Nvidia Presents First OpenCL Driver for Linux

Oct 05, 2009

Nvidia has announced its first OpenCL-capable driver. Not only that: Linux users will get it at the same time as the Windows package, which complies with OpenCL's platform-independent concept.

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Kernel 2.6.32 Enters Final Test Phase

Sep 29, 2009

Linus Torvalds has announced RC1 for Linux Kernel 2.6.32.

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LinuxCon 2009: Linux Kernel Roundtable Video Now Online

Sep 23, 2009

If you missed LinuxCon, you can watch the roundtable video archive online now.

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OpenSUSE Conf 2009: OpenSUSE 11.2 with Microblogging, But Not WebYaST

Sep 18, 2009

On the outskirts of the OpenSUSE Conference, core developers revealed details on the new openSUSE version 11.2. Although it will have Kernel 2.6.31, browser users will have to wait a bit longer for YaST.

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GPLv2 Less Popular

Sep 18, 2009

Latest statistics from Black Duck Software show version 2 of the General Public License (GPLv2) sliding in popularity. Just under half of all the open source projects contained in the September 2009 statistics used the GPLv2.

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Brad Spengler Exposes Exploit in Linux Kernel 2.6.31

Sep 18, 2009

The developer behind the grsecurity.net security portal, Brad Spengler, has released videos on the Web that demonstrate a security hole in the current Linux kernel.

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Timechart: Zoom in on Operating System

Sep 15, 2009

Intel developer Arjan van de Ven is working on a new tool named Timechart that records Linux system performance in detailed graphics.

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Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Brings USB 3.0

Sep 10, 2009

Seventy percent drivers, about six percent firmware and sound and many filesytem updates. That's how Linus Torvalds describes the the biggest changes to the new Kernel 2.6.31.

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