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Intel 2.11.0 X.Org Driver Released

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Published on 29 March 2010 03:12 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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Just as planned, Intel has released their quarterly DDX driver update for Linux users and those using X.Org with its KMS-only support.

The xf86-video-intel 2.11 update brings page-flipping support, DRI2 swap events, Sandy Bridge GPU support, performance improvements, and other changes. The new Intel X.Org driver update also has many bug-fixes for X-Video, XvMC, dead code removal, and DRI2.

The xf86-video-intel 2.11.0 driver release announcement can be read on the Intel mailing list.

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