A Look At Why Linux Graphics Drivers Have Issues
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 09 May 2012 at 01:54 AM EDT. 35 Comments
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Here's an interesting look at the state of the Ubuntu bug count as it concerns Linux graphics driver issues.

This graph concerns both open and closed-source driver issues along with general X.Org related issues. The metrics also aren't limited to just output/graphics only, but include the input driver issues too. The slide was shared Tuesday of the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Oakland when talking about the X.Org planning for Ubuntu 12.10.

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