Yesterday game porter firm Feral Interactive released a public beta of Mad Max that features a Vulkan renderer in place of its OpenGL API for graphics rendering on Linux. In addition to Radeon Vulkan numbers, I posted some NVIDIA Mad Max Linux benchmarks with both renderers. Those results were exciting on the few Pascal cards tested so I have now extended that comparison to feature a line-up of 14 NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards from Kepler, Maxwell, and Pascal families while looking at this game’s OpenGL vs. Vulkan performance.
At ELC 2017, Intel’s Manasi Navare described how she patched Linux 4.12 for true DisplayPort compliance, and offered tips on pushing patches upstream. If you’ve ever hooked up a Linux computer to a DisplayPort monitor and encountered only a flickering or blank screen, we’ve got good news for you. A graphics kernel developer at Intel’s […]
LinuxGizmos: At ELC 2017, Intel’s Manasi Navare described how she patched Linux 4.12 for true DisplayPort compliance
From: Linux Today
Wine 2.5 is now available as the newest bi-weekly development release of Wine…
It looks like work on the upcoming Linux Mint 18.2 operating system is ongoing, and there’s a good chance that the LightDM display manager will be used as default login screen along with unity-greeter.
From: Linux Today
By firstname.lastname@example.org NixOS is an independently developed Linux distribution which uses the Nix package manager to handle packages and system configuration. NixOS offers many advanced package management features, including roll backs and atomic package operations. The project’s latest release, NixOS 17.03, ships with the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment which….
Earlier this week I posted some Ryzen 7 1800X DDR4 memory scaling Linux tests now that MSI pushed out an updated BIOS for that X370 motherboard that allows running the system at higher — but still rather limited — DDR4 memory frequencies. Here are some similar tests with my Ryzen 7 1700 and a B350 motherboard…