This Week: Ubuntu 9.10, AMD Changes, DRI2 Sync
Some of our other news postings this week included the improvements coming to CrossOver Office and CrossOver Games, the AbiWord 2.6 release, Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0 surfacing, OpenSuSE 11.2 RC2, the first GNOME 3.0 development release, and MythTV 0.22.
Our Linux graphics coverage this week led to the reporting of new DRM documentation, the continued X.Org development discussion, DRI2 sync and swap extensions, a look at the ATI R600/700 3D support in Fedora 12, and most notably was the X.Org 7.5 release. Additionally, we delivered the news that Matthew Tippett would be leaving AMD after serving six years as the Linux Core Engineering Manager for ATI/AMD. Matthew will be joining Palm and also will be around here at Phoronix writing a couple of articles, but largely working on the enterprise side of the Phoronix Test Suite with a forthcoming commercial venture.
Lastly, yesterday we launched our annual Linux graphics survey. Take our 2009 Linux Graphics Survey to help developers better understand the hardware/drivers in use, the interests of end-users as it pertains to X.Org, etc. The results will be made public in early December. Within eight hours of the survey's start we already had a record turnout with over 2,100 responses in such a short amount of time. As of right now we are at roughly 6,000 responses.