Sabayon is about to move on to its next chapter. We are glad to announce that we are about to join forces with Funtoo. Yes, you heard it well. This is a special moment for our development team, as two strongly Gentoo focused communities are joining together. “Funtoo Linux is a community-developed Linux meta-distribution based upon Gentoo Linux. Funtoo Linux is optimized for the best possible performance on the latest Intel and AMD hardware.

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Howdy! It’s been quite a long time since we have made an official post, so here we are, almost at the end of 2020 discussing Sabayon’s future and upcoming changes. Let’s be frank, we are nearing the end of Sabayon as we’ve known it, and we are looking back at what was great, and what could be improved upon. We haven’t been the best at communication - there has been radio silence for almost a year.

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Sabayon is still around! Posted on Jan 21, 2018

We’re still here! We’re sure some of you are wondering when the next release will happen, or if we’re even still alive. Well, rest assured, we’re here and doing all kinds of work on Sabayon to make the best release possible for you! Here’s a TL;DR: moving ecosystem Meltdown and Spectre new team new release strategy new build infrastructure funding Moving ecosystem There’s a lot going on in the world of Linux.

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Critical Incident - 2018-01-15 Posted on Jan 15, 2018

Critical Incident - 2018-01-15 What happened? During the weekly update of package repositories yesterday, some scripts and binaries that were only meant to be installed on our internal infrastructure were incorrectly pushed to all users. The updates that contained the offending content were only available for a short window (less than 24 hours) and have now been removed from all official mirrors. The update contained an experimental cryptocurrency miner and its configuration files.

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AMDGPU and Linux growing pains Posted on Jun 24, 2017

Some of you may be aware that FGRLX is dead and AMDGPU-PRO is the new proprietary (hybrid) driver. Some of you may still be using the radeon driver on AMD HD7XXX or R9 2XX (SI/CIK) video cards. This will most likely change in the future. Methods of switching are being discussed for 4.13 kernel AMDGPU-PRO There have been a few questions I’ve noticed about having issues with HDMI audio over AMDGPU and/or people asking when AMDGPU-PRO will be be supported.

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