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Pixman 0.28 Packs In Major Features

The Pixman rendering library is out with a major new release that presents several interesting new features.
8 November 2012 - Pixman - 5 Comments

Visualizing X.Org Server, Mesa Development

After looking at Wayland's development history this weekend, uploaded today are some visualizations that reflect upon the X11 Server's development as well as Mesa.
5 November 2012 - X.Org Server - 2 Comments

Reading The Linux Graphics Driver How-To Book

For those wondering about the outcome of the Linux graphics driver development book that was worked on back in September prior to XDC2012, the book continues to be worked on a bit for those interested in reading it.
20 October 2012 - Linux Graphics Driver - 18 Comments

X.Org Foundation Revises Its Purpose

The X.Org Foundation has finally updated their Wiki page to reflect that they aren't only about the X Window System.
19 October 2012 - It's Not Only About X - 7 Comments

The Second DRM Pull For The Linux 3.7 Kernel

The second DRM pull request was submitted and subsequently pulled for the Linux 3.7 kernel.
8 October 2012 - Seconds - 1 Comment

OMAP DDX Driver Sees Improvements

Rob Clark has put out a new release of the Texas Instruments' xf86-video-omap X.Org DDX driver.
7 October 2012 - xf86-video-omap - 1 Comment

DMA-BUF With V4L2 Is Still A Work In Progress

Work on integrating support for DMA-BUF to import and export buffers from the Linux kernel V4L2 stack is still a work in progress.
7 October 2012 - V4L2-DMA-BUF

Passing File Descriptors Over The X Protocol Socket

Keith Packard has been working on support for passing file descriptors over the X protocol socket as part of the work of DRI-Next, a.k.a. the "DRI3" undertaking.
6 October 2012 - DRI-Next - 4 Comments

Cairo 1.12.4 Brings Worthwhile Changes

Taking a break from his crazy activity on the Intel driver and SNA acceleration architecture, Chris Wilson released today Cairo 1.12.4. There are some worthwhile changes and new features to this release making it worth the upgrade.
5 October 2012 - New Features - 8 Comments

Keith Packard Outlines "DRI-Next" Plans

Keith Packard has outlined plans for "DRI-Next", the improvements to the Direct Rendering Infrastructure that were brewed earlier this month at XDC2012 Nürnberg.
29 September 2012 - DRI-Next - 6 Comments

OpenCL Testing On Mesa With Piglit

The X.Org Foundation sponsored an EVoC project for OpenCL support in Piglit.
24 September 2012 - EVoC - 4 Comments

Waffle Provides For Tasty GL, Windowing Systems

Chad Versace of Intel talked about his Waffle implementation at XDC2012.
22 September 2012 - Waffle - 1 Comment

XDC2012: GLX Needs To Be Deprecated

Here's one of the final talks from this week's XDC2012 conference. This one was discussing the future Linux OpenGL ABI and other OpenGL matters.
22 September 2012 - XDC2012 - 4 Comments

DRM2 Proposed At XDC2012

Improvements to the Direct Rendering Manager were proposed on Friday during XDC2012.
22 September 2012 - Direct Rendering Manager 2 - 8 Comments

XDC2012 Shenanigans: Annual Caption Contest

For those not partaking in the XDC2012 Franconian beer hike today or at Oktoberfest in Munich, here's the annual Phoronix caption contest for the X.Org Developers' Conference.
22 September 2012 - Weekend Fun - 6 Comments

Programming Languages For X Applications

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

X.Org Server 1.14: In March With New Features

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

The X Composite Window Manager With XtoQ

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

Plans For Better Testing Of The X.Org Server

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

QXL Virtual Graphics Driver Hits New Milestone

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

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