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NVIDIA, Red Hat Partner Up For New Graphics Project

Jerome Glisse has long been involved with open-source Linux graphics drivers, but in recent months he hasn't announced any major breakthroughs like in past years. However, at Red Hat they have struck up a partnership with NVIDIA to work on a new device-agnostic API for the Linux kernel that can...

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Stable Kernel Updates

The 3.11.2, 3.10.13, 3.4.63, and 3.0.97 stable kernel updates are all available; each contains the usual set of important fixes.

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The Linux CONFIG_VT Mayhem

In the past number of months on Phoronix there have been numerous articles about the conquest of David Herrmann and others to killing CONFIG_VT in the Linux kernel or at least deprecating it. Here's the latest material on the matter...

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Kernel Prepatch 3.12-rc2

The second 3.12 kernel prepatch is out. Linus said: "Things have been fairly quiet, probably because lots of people were traveling for LinuxCon and Linux Plumbers conference last week. So nothing very exciting stands out. It's mainly driver updates/fixes (gpu drivers stand out, but there's networking too, and smaller stuff...

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Linus Torvalds Worries About How Linux Will Handle End of Moore’s Law

Perhaps the most hotly anticipated event at LinuxCon was the kernel developer panel featuring none other than Linux creator Linus Torvalds. In the panel, Torvalds said he's worried the possible end of Moore's Law might finally be within sight, providing challenges to both hardware and software developers.

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