X.Org News Archives
Bart Massey, an X.Org Foundation Board of Directors member and Portland State University employee, shared his opinions this week on programming languages for X applications and the web vs. the desktop.
22 September 2012 - Opinion - 36 Comments
Plans for the X.Org Server 1.14 release were laid this morning in Nürnberg, including a release date for this next feature release.
21 September 2012 - X.Org Server 1.14 - 8 Comments
Another interesting talk at XDC2012 was the work going into XCWM, the X Composite Window Manager. This library along with an XtoQ component come out of academia and allows running X client windows as part of OS native windows on platforms like OS X, Windows, and Wayland.
21 September 2012 - XCWM
Peter Hutterer has been working on more than just new X.Org input code where he's most well known for his work like MPX and Xi2, but recently at Red Hat he's been working on enhancing the testing process of the X.Org Server.
21 September 2012 - XDC2012
A major release of the QXL X.Org graphics driver for virtualized environments has been made available and it's packing many changes.
21 September 2012 - New Release - 3 Comments
Aspirations towards hardware-independent accelerated X.Org graphics drivers were talked about at XDC2012.
21 September 2012 - Generic Drivers - 10 Comments
This morning there was a talk at XDC2012 about the not often spoken of xf86-input-joystick driver for providing enhanced joystick device support on X.Org.
20 September 2012 - xf86-input-joystick - 3 Comments
The X.Org Foundation is planning to continue their "Endless Vacation of Code" initiative and making improvements to this program that sponsors promising student developers to work on X.Org-related code projects.
20 September 2012 - X.Org EVoC - 2 Comments
The live video stream from XDC2012 in Germany should now be working.
20 September 2012 - XDC2012
If you didn't hear yesterday, DRI3 was planned out and it all came together on the fly after developers began talking of a "Direct Rendering Infrastructure 3" while enjoying beers the night prior.
20 September 2012 - DRI3 - 8 Comments
While Keith Packard and Eric Anholt were enjoying beers and Schweinshaxe last night as the X.Org gathering began, ideas for DRI3 were hashed out. Discussions about this DRI2 successor then continued today at XDC2012.
19 September 2012 - DRI3 - 11 Comments
The XDC2012 conference began today in Nürnberg where future improvements and other features for the X.Org Server, Wayland, Mesa, and other components are being discussed for the remainder of the week.
19 September 2012 - XDC2012 - 8 Comments
The xf86-video-modesetting v0.5.0 driver was released on Thursday with a few important changes.
14 September 2012 - xf86-video-modesetting
One week after X.Org Server 1.13 was released with PRIME support plus drivers beginning to support this new technology for secondary/hot-plug/hybrid GPU handling, support is finally coming to actually power-off the secondary GPU.
10 September 2012 - GPU Power Off
After being in development for the past half-year, and at a time when much of the ongoing Linux desktop activity for the display server/stack is being focused on Wayland, X.Org Server 1.13 was released this evening. For a change, X.Org Server 1.13 does actually pack a number of promising new features.
5 September 2012 - xorg-server 1.13.0 - 11 Comments
Not to be confused with the Java Iced Tea project, which happened to have a new release today, Keith Packard tagged the new X.Org Server under a "Iced Tea" codename.
5 September 2012 - X.Org Server 1.13
There's just two weeks to go until the annual X.Org Developers' Conference (XDC), which this year will be taking place in Nürnberg, Germany.
5 September 2012 - Two-Week Reminder
David Airlie's work on DRI2 PRIME offloading and RandR provider objects for allowing features like NVIDIA Optimus to finally work is finally about ready.
3 September 2012 - Finally!! - 6 Comments
Peter Hutterer has been working on an X Integration Test Suite for better spotting regressions within the X.Org Server and input check by running some integration tests, including the sending of virtual events to the xorg-server.
28 August 2012 - X.Org Testing
With less than one month to go until the XDC2012 summit and the X.Org Franconian Beer Hike, the schedule for this annual development event is beginning to come together.
24 August 2012 - XDC2012 - 4 Comments
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