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Working Out "Serious Security Flaws" In DRM Drivers

While many are still busy working through fallout of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug within organizations, on a separate but security related note, kernel developers specializing in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) graphics drivers are working to beef up their own driver security.

11 April 2014 - Graphicsbleed - Add A Comment
GNOME 3.12 Puts The X.Org Log In The Systemd Journal

A useful tip shared by X.Org input expert Peter Hutterer is that with today's GNOME 3.12 release the GNOME Display Manager is no longer writing X.Org Server logs to the file but is being stored within systemd's journal.

27 March 2014 - Xorg.0.log - 10 Comments
GLAMOR Core Rendering Code Gets Rewritten

Just a day past the GLAMOR "mega series" code was merged into the mainline X.Org Server as the work of Intel's Eric Anholt, Keith Packard has revived his set of twenty core rendering patches.

19 March 2014 - GLAMOR - 2 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
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 - Add A Comment
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
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 - Add A Comment

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