AMD admits that Ryzen has difficulty with Linux
Published in Processors


Lower class, too many operations at once

AMD has admitted that it has reports of segmentation faults from its Linux Ryzen customers.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
Published in News


Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.

WannaCrypt dusts off Linux desktop debate
Published in News


Apparently Linux desktop is more secure


In the wake of the WannaCrypt malware disaster there have been moves within the Linux community to try and use it to prove that this is the ideal reason to put Linux on the Desktop.

Ashes of the Singularity developer working on Vulkan
Published in Games


Getting Vulkan API support soon

According to Stardock, it appears that the developer is planning to release a Vulkan version of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation in June.

Canonical throws in the towel on Unity
Published in News

Gnome alone

Today is a big day for hand wringing and woe in the Linux world as Canonical admits that its Unity project was a waste of space and it gives up on its convergence plans for devices like phones and tablets.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

Businesses that snub open source 'will fail'
Published in News


Linux Foundation warns


Companies who do not use open source software will eventually go tits-up according to a top open saucy type.

Dell getting more excited about Linux desktops
Published in News

Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop

A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.

Linux gets virtual GPU support
Published in News


Kernel approved


Open source’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds announced the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which includes virtual GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) support.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
Published in News


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.