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2008 Linux Graphics Survey Results

Michael Larabel

Published on 22 December 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 6 - 33 Comments

The sixth question we asked Linux users was what display features catch their interest. Support for multiple display heads was the most popular followed by GPU power saving modes, TV-Out, and then output hot-plugging.

We also asked users how they configured their displays / graphics cards. The most popular way with over a 40% vote was manually modifying their xorg.conf. Trailing this was using a graphical utility such as nvidia-settings, displayconfig-gtk, or system-config-display. The third most popular way was using XRandR followed by a vendor-specific utility like nvidia-xconfig and aticonfig.

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