ATI has released the complete 3D register reference guide for Radeon 6XX/7XX chips, greatly simplifying the work of the open source Radeon HD driver projectmore »
The NVIDIA proprietary drivers for Linux are now out of beta phase and into a stable version. The new generation includes a number of new features.more »
The free GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) greets the new year with bug fixes for its 2.6.x release.more »
The Compiz project, which makes a free compositing window manager, suffers from a lack of participants, direction and leadership, at least according to developer Kristian Lyngstol.more »
GIMP 2.6 New features in GIMP 2.6Dec 31, 2008
After more than eight years of planning, GIMP 2.6 finally includes the Generic Graphics Library.more »
Close to year's end, U.S. chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has released the Linux code for its ATI R600 and R700 microprocessors.more »
The Sabayon project has released its version 4.0 of the multimedia friendly Gentoo derivative just in time for the Holidays and calls it the "next big thing."more »
More than 14,000 users participated in this year's Linux graphics survey from Phoronix. The results of the study are now out.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.