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xf86-input-libinput 0.27.0 Released

Aside from a few touchpad issues and other minor random issues with select hardware, libinput these days is mostly in great shape for being a generic input handling library that is working out well for both X.Org and Wayland users.

20 March 2018 - Libinput For Xorg - Add A Comment
EGLStreams For XWayland Gets Updated

While we are past the first release candidate on the X.Org Server 1.20 release, one of the patch series still being wrangled for this update by release manager Adam Jackson is EGLStreams support for XWayland, benefiting the NVIDIA Linux driver.

7 March 2018 - EGLStreams + XWayland - 5 Comments
RandR Leases Support For AMDGPU DDX Driver

The xf86-video-modesetting DDX within the X.Org Server 1.20 code-base already has its support wired in for dealing with RandR leases while now Keith Packard has posted the patches for xf86-video-amdgpu.

3 March 2018 - RandR AMDGPU - Add A Comment
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20

2017 marked the first tine in a decade without seeing a major update to the X.Org Server. But finally X.Org Server 1.20 is now being prepared for release and it incorporates all the major work since the X.Org Server 1.19 debut in November 2016. Needless to say, xorg-server 1.20 is going to be a huge release.

28 February 2018 - xorg-server 1.20 Features - 24 Comments
Xorgproto 2018.3 Brings RandR Leasing + Non-Desktop Monitors

Xorgproto debuted earlier this month as a centralized package of all X.Org protocol headers that used to be versioned and developed independently. Given the slower development now of the xorg-server and lots of the protocols being intertwined, they are now all bundled together. Tuesday marked the 2018.3 release with the new additions for Keith Packard's SteamVR Linux infrastructure work.

21 February 2018 - xorgproto 2018.3 - Add A Comment
GLXVND Support Lands In Git For X.Org Server 1.20

There's been a lot of activity in xorg-server Git the past few days, making it look like the developers may be trying to wrap up the very long X.Org Server 1.20 cycle. The latest major feature work landing is GLXVND.

15 February 2018 - GLXVND - 14 Comments
Xorgproto 2018.2 Released To Fix The Fallout Of This New X.Org Package

Last week marked the inaugural release of Xorgproto, a new package consisting of all the X.Org protocol headers rather than being in standalone packages now that X.Org Server development is slowing down and that many of these protocol headers wind up getting updated at the same time. Today marks the Xorgproto 2018.2 release.

12 February 2018 - Xorg Protocols - 1 Comment

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