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The X.Org Server 1.14 merge window will soon be closing with this next xorg-server release being expected in March.
7 December 2012 - X.Org Server 1.14 - 7 Comments
Peter Hutterer has published his patches for X Input 2.3, the next version of the X.Org Input extension that's likely to be merged into X.Org Server 1.14. The notable addition to X Input 2.3 is Pointer Barrier Events.
7 December 2012 - X Input 2.3
Chris Wilson is out with yet another Intel X.Org graphics driver update in the xf86-video-intel 2.20.x series.
3 December 2012 - Fixes - 2 Comments
Laurent Pinchart has submitted patches seeking comments concerning the Common Display Framework, formerly being developed as the Generic Panel Framework.
23 November 2012 - RFC Patches - 8 Comments
The Pixman rendering library is out with a major new release that presents several interesting new features.
8 November 2012 - Pixman - 5 Comments
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
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
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 request was submitted and subsequently pulled for the Linux 3.7 kernel.
8 October 2012 - Seconds - 1 Comment
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
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
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
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 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
The X.Org Foundation sponsored an EVoC project for OpenCL support in Piglit.
24 September 2012 - EVoC - 4 Comments
Chad Versace of Intel talked about his Waffle implementation at XDC2012.
22 September 2012 - Waffle - 1 Comment
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
Improvements to the Direct Rendering Manager were proposed on Friday during XDC2012.
22 September 2012 - Direct Rendering Manager 2 - 8 Comments
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
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
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