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X.Org's Synaptics Driver Gets Big Changes, New Laptop Support

Peter Hutterer has announced a new development release of the xf86-video-synaptics 1.8 driver that is going to offer up many changes for this input driver common to Linux laptops/ultrabooks.
17 March 2014 - xf86-input-synaptics - 13 Comments

GLAMOR Patch Bomb Can Boost Some Operations By 700~800%

Eric Anholt at Intel OTC continues investing great amounts of time recently on improving the GLAMOR acceleration code that was merged into the X.Org Server for speeding up 2D acceleration using OpenGL. Eric is out this week with a set of 27 patches for review pertaining to this code.
13 March 2014 - GLAMOR - 18 Comments

More GLAMOR Changes Pushing For Performance Wins

Eric Anholt has published another major series of patches for GLAMOR.
8 March 2014 - GLAMOR - 10 Comments

GLAMOR Continues Advancing Greatly, Getting Faster

GLAMOR continues advancing for carrying out 2D X.Org acceleration via OpenGL.
7 March 2014 - GLAMOR - 16 Comments

X.Org Foundation Moving Forward With Possible Merger

The X.Org Foundation Board of Directors is continuing to work on their possible merger with the SPI organization.
6 March 2014 - X.Org - 7 Comments

GLAMOR Xephyr & DRI3 Support Called For Pulling

The Xephyr GLAMOR code and code that adds DRI3 support to GLAMOR has been called to be pushed into the xorg-server code-base for X.Org Server 1.16.
5 March 2014 - GLAMOR - 1 Comment

X.Org Foundation 2014 Elections Now Underway

The X.Org Foundation Board of Directors 2014 elections are now underway and should be less than contentious assuming enough votes have been casted.
26 February 2014 - X.Org 2014 - 4 Comments

X.Org To Participate In Google Summer of Code 2014

The X.Org Foundation has been accepted this year by Google as a Summer of Code organization so interested student developers can contribute to the X.Org Server, Mesa, Wayland, and related projects while being paid for their summer work.
25 February 2014 - X.Org GSoC

X.Org Server "Szechuan Hot Pot" Announced

Keith Packard has tagged a new developmental version of the X.Org Server.
24 February 2014 - X.Org Server 1.16 - 10 Comments

X.Org XDC2014 Conference Announced For Bordeaux

The annual X.Org Developers' Conference (XDC2014) has been announced this year to take place in early October in Bordeaux, France.
20 February 2014 - XDC2014 - 3 Comments

X.Org 2014 Elections: 4 Candidates For 4 Seats

The nomination period is now over for the 2014 X.Org elections.
18 February 2014 - Elections

GLAMOR Acceleration For A Faster Xephyr

The work by Intel developer Eric Anholt for accelerating the Xephyr X.Org nested server with GLAMOR has been posted to the X.Org developers' mailing list for review.
6 February 2014 - GLAMOR Xephyr - 5 Comments

X.Org Server Systemd Integration Proposed

Patches have been published to the X.Org mailing list for providing systemd integration with the xorg-server.
27 January 2014 - Patches - 98 Comments

GLAMOR-EGL 0.6 Has X-Video & DRI3

While the GLAMOR code was just merged into the X.Org Server, there's a new standalone release of glamor-egl, which is perhaps the last major release of this 2D-over-OpenGL acceleration library.
24 January 2014 - Glamor-EGL - 1 Comment

GLAMOR Code Lands In X.Org Server 1.16

The GLAMOR 2D-over-OpenGL acceleration code is being integrated into the X.Org Server itself for the in-development X.Org Server 1.16 release.
23 January 2014 - GLAMOR X.Org Server - 3 Comments

4K Tiled Displays Become An Issue With X.Org

Aaron Plattner of NVIDIA has laid out the latest problem in the X.Org world: how to deal with 4K tiled displays that show themselves to the PC as two displays.
17 January 2014 - 4K Tiled - 21 Comments

2014 X.Org Board of Directors Nominations Open

It's time once again to nominate new members for voting to serve on the X.Org Foundation Board of Directors.
14 January 2014 - X.Org Foundation

DMX Gets Kicked In The Back In X.Org Server 1.16

Distributed Multihead X will no longer be built by default on future versions of the X.Org Server.
13 January 2014 - DMX Support - 1 Comment

Lots Of X.Org GLAMOR Improvements Planned

Eric Anholt at Intel has been devoting much time recently to cleaning up and improving GLAMOR to make it possible to have fast and reliable 2D acceleration via OpenGL within the X.Org world while using a device independent driver.
12 January 2014 - GLAMOR - 14 Comments

The Tiny X Server Fork Is Still Being Maintained

The tinyx fork of the X.Org Server back from version 1.2.0 with Xvesa support and replaces XFree86 era code in some lightweight Linux distributions like Tiny Core Linux and Puppy. One of the developers has commented on the recent X Server security vulnerability that remained unresolved for more than two decades.
10 January 2014 - TinyX - 11 Comments

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