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Kernel Developers Begin Work On CPPC Processor Performance Controlsview story

https://www.linux.com – Ashwin Chaugule of Linaro has announced his experimental kernel implementation of Collaborative Processor Performance Controls (CPPC) that is part of the ACPI 5.1 specification... Ashwin Chaugule of Linaro has announced his experimental kernel implementation of Collaborative Processor Performance Controls (CPPC) that is part of the ACPI 5.1 specification... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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CPUFreq Scaling Tests With AMD's Kaveri On Linux 3.16view story

https://www.linux.com – In past months on Phoronix we have done many CPUfreq tests to see the impact of the different scaling governors and with Intel hardware how the CPUfreq driver compares to Intel P-State in terms of performance and power consumption. (Software)

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KDE Plasma 5—For Those Linux Users Undecided on the Kernel’s Futureview story

https://www.linux.com – Review—new release straddles traditional desktop needs, long term multi-device plans. Finally, the KDE project has released KDE Plasma 5, a major new version of the venerable K Desktop Environment. Plasma 5 arrives in the middle of an ongoing debate about the future of the Linux desktop. On one hand there are the brand new desktop paradigms represented by GNOME and Unity. (Software)

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New Minecraft Mod Teaches You Code as You Playview story

https://www.linux.com – Like many nine-year-olds, Stanley Strum spends a lot of time building things inMinecraft, the immersive game that lets your create your own mini-universe. The game has many tools. But Stanley is one of many players taking the game a step further by building entirely new features into the game. (Software)

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Wayland 1.6 Is Under Planning For Releaseview story

https://www.linux.com – We haven't heard much talk lately about Wayland 1.6 but Pekka Paalanen is stepping up and is trying to begin organizing work towards the Wayland/Weston 1.6 release that's quickly due... We haven't heard much talk lately about Wayland 1.6 but Pekka Paalanen is stepping up and is trying to begin organizing work towards the Wayland/Weston 1.6 release that's quickly due... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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LinuxCon Is This Week In Chicagoview story

https://www.linux.com – The Linux Foundation's LinuxCon North America event is happening this week in Chicago... The Linux Foundation's LinuxCon North America event is happening this week in Chicago... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Why the Operating System Matters in a Containerized Worldview story

https://www.linux.com – Applications running in Linux containers are isolated within a single copy of the operating system running on a physical server. (Software)

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Trace Vector Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – High-speed action-arcade game Trace Vector has been released on Steam: Trace Vector is a high speed action arcade game with puzzle elements. Featuring a modern take on vector style graphics, Trace Vector plays like an easy to learn, hard to master, game of the golden age of the 80′s video arcades. Race your space ship […] (Software)

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Mountain Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Would you like to build a Mountain? If so, David O’Reilly and Double Fine have your back with 99 cents of mountain building. The description is simply: ~ you are mountain – you are god ~ Ambient procedural mountain game, as seen on The Internet. Mountain on Steam (Software)

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Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VTview story

https://www.linux.com – Lennart Poettering announced the systemd 216 release on Tuesday and among its changes is a more complete systemd-resolved that has nearly complete caching DNS and LLMNR stub resolver, a new systemd terminal library, and a number of new commands... Lennart Poettering announced the systemd 216 release on Tuesday and among its changes is a more complete systemd-resolved that has nearly complete ca (Software)

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Scientific Linux 7.0 Beta 3 Releasedview story

https://www.linux.com – Fermilab developers continue to be hard at work on their Scientific Linux 7.0 OS, which of course is respun from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7... Fermilab developers continue to be hard at work on their Scientific Linux 7.0 OS, which of course is respun from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Proposed: A Tainted Performance State For The Linux Kernelview story

https://www.linux.com – Similar to the kernel states of having a tainted kernel for using binary blob kernel modules or unsigned modules, a new tainting method has been proposed for warning the user about potentially adverse kernel performance... Similar to the kernel states of having a tainted kernel for using binary blob kernel modules or unsigned modules, a new tainting method has been proposed for warning the user (Software)