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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
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
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