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Composite Bypass Support Sharply Bumps XMir’s Performance

Composition bypass support finally landed this morning into the mainline Mir code-base ahead of the Ubuntu 13.10 feature-freeze. With the feature being merged and packages already being pushed into the 13.10 archive, benchmarks at Phoronix have already been conducted. The benchmarks to share this afternoon are of the Mir/XMir packages from yesterday against the Mir packages today with composite bypass ... Read More »

Nuvola Player 2.1 released and installation instructions included

Nuvola Player runs a web interface of cloud music services in its own window and provides integration with a Linux desktop (multimedia keys, system tray, media player applets, dock menu, notifications and more). (…)Read the rest of Nuvola Player 2.1 released and installation instructions included (156 words) © ruchi for Ubuntu Geek, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Add ... Read More »

Ubuntu Is Close To Recommending 64-Bit By Default

While x86_64 hardware has been very common for years and it’s now almost impossible to find new PC hardware that is x86-only, the Ubuntu download pages have continued to recommend the 32-bit version of Ubuntu Linux by default for new desktop installations. Fortunately, that may finally change… Read More »