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Keith Packard On Needed DRM Changes For VR HMDs

Earlier this month it was revealed that Keith Packard had begun working with Valve to address DRM changes for Linux VR. He's now commented a bit on the technical approach he's pursuing for better dealing with virtual reality head-mounted displays (HMDs) with the open-source Linux drivers.

28 March 2017 - Head Mounted Displays - 6 Comments
Valve Said To Be Developing Three New VR Games

Valve developers have been working to deliver Linux VR support and even significantly improving the AMDGPU+RadeonSI/RADV Linux driver stack for VR use-cases. Their motives are becoming more clear with Valve working on at least three new games making use of virtual reality.

9 February 2017 - Valve VR Games - 28 Comments
Intel's Clear Linux Is Working On Steam Support

For those planning to do Linux gaming with Intel graphics hardware, you might soon have a new choice with the performance-oriented Clear Linux distribution out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center.

31 December 2016 - Fast Intel Linux Gaming? - 29 Comments
Dota 2 7.00 Appears To Have Some OpenGL Performance Improvements

When Dota 2 7.00 changes were revealed on Sunday, the in-game/game-play changes were what was talked about with no real references to any "under the hood" changes for this Valve Source 2 Engine game. Thus when the 7.00 update came down the pipe today, I ran some before/after benchmarks.

12 December 2016 - Dota 2 7.00 - 8 Comments

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