Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
X.Org Foundation has today announced the release of X11R7.1. X.Org v7.1 is a modularized roll-up release that comes five months after the X11R7.0 release. Some of the improvements include new embedded server and driver features, 64-bit platforms, enhanced operating system support, and accelerated indirect GLX support. X 7.1 also demonstrates the benefits of modularization. More on this is available in the X.Org press release.