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The latest official word from an AMD representative is that, yes, their Mantle API will come to Linux but they're not yet providing any time-line or firm support commitments.
18 June 2014 - Mantle - 91 Comments
In a new AMD blog post about more Mantle-supported games being on the way, Linux is mentioned.
12 June 2014 - Mantle - 68 Comments
Alex Deucher has sent in another pull request for the DRM-Next code targeting the Linux 3.16 kernel.
10 June 2014 - Radeon DRM - 9 Comments
This week at Computex Taipei, AMD is showing off a FreeSync external display in action as their alternative to NVIDIA's G-Sync.
6 June 2014 - FreeSync - 24 Comments
In continuation of the Phoronix article from a few days ago about AMD Adds Gallium3D H.264 Profile Encoding Support, that work has now landed within Mesa's Git code-base.
5 June 2014 - H.264 - 3 Comments
The next round of Radeon DRM driver improvements have been mailed in for landing in the Linux 3.16 kernel.
2 June 2014 - DRM-Next - 16 Comments
AMD's Leo Liu has published a set of four patches that improve Gallium3D's video support, particularly around H.264 encoding for Radeon GPUs.
30 May 2014 - OMX - 23 Comments
Since writing about the features of the Catalyst 14.6 Beta earlier today, the x86/x86_64 proprietary Linux driver has surfaced on a third-party web-site for those wishing to try out this latest AMD Linux graphics driver.
27 May 2014 - Catalyst 14.6 - 56 Comments
The first beta release of the Catalyst 14.6 proprietary Linux graphics driver will soon be available.
27 May 2014 - Catalyst 14.6 - 7 Comments
A new Catalyst 14.4 Linux driver revision has been posted.
23 May 2014 - The Witcher 2 - 34 Comments
AMD has launched their second-generation R-Series APUs and CPUs today that were previously known under the "Bald Eagle" codename.
20 May 2014 - Bald Eagle - 22 Comments
More than one week after writing about the broken AMD Radeon R9 290 "Hawaii" open-source support, the non-Catalyst code still appears broken within the latest code.
18 May 2014 - RadeonSI - 39 Comments
In an effort to aid distribution vendors maximizing their disk space and simplify things, AMD developer Marek Olšák has posted a patch for possible take-up for a "Mega Radeon" driver.
15 May 2014 - Gallium3D - 49 Comments
Besides AMD's R9 290 "Hawaii" open-source support being broken and still not working right even after the hardware has been available to consumers for a half-year, with the Linux 3.15 kernel there's also problems right now for those with newer AMD Radeon GPUs.
13 May 2014 - CIK - 17 Comments
While the AMD Hawaii open-source is broken, at least for older "GCN" era graphics cards supported by the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver the performance is starting to match -- or even exceed -- the proprietary Catalyst Linux graphics driver.
9 May 2014 - RadeonSI Gallium3D - 20 Comments
While AMD's Radeon R9 290 "Hawaii" graphics cards have been out on the market for more than a half-year, the open-source driver support still isn't working quite right when it comes to having GPU hardware acceleration.
9 May 2014 - R9 290 - 3 Comments
Just under one month ago AMD released their AM1 APUs that resurrected the Sempron and Athlon branding for these low-end APUs packing up to four "Jaguar" CPU cores with Radeon R3 Graphics.
6 May 2014 - AMD AM1 - 6 Comments
After getting the small Radeon DRM changes queued for Linux 3.15, AMD developers have gone ahead and merged their open-source AMD Mullins graphics driver support into the DRM library (libdrm), xf86-video-ati DDX, and Mesa.
2 May 2014 - Mullins
AMD has a new Radeon DRM kernel driver patch pending that is able to offer Linux gaming performance improvements by improving the video memory bandwidth performance by the open-source graphics driver.
2 May 2014 - Radeon Graphics - 7 Comments
Another Radeon DRM pull request has been submitted for the Linux 3.15 kernel. While this Git pull request is mostly delivering fixes, it also tries to add the AMD Mullins APU support.
2 May 2014 - Linux 3.15
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