GLAMOR

GLAMOR is an acceleration library merged into the X.Org Server 1.16 that provides 2D acceleration implemented over OpenGL so X.Org DDX drivers no longer need to implement 2D-specific code-paths. GLAMOR is designed to be universal amongst OpenGL / OpenGL ES supported hardware.

Additional Information: freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Glamor

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GLAMOR Articles & Reviews

Intel 2D GLAMOR vs. UXA vs. SNA On Ubuntu 14.04   Display Drivers   11 Mar 2014
Intel Glamor Acceleration Compared To SNA, UXA   Display Drivers   17 May 2012
Radeon GLAMOR vs. Radeon EXA vs. Catalyst On X.Org...   Display Drivers   18 Mar 2015
GLAMOR + RadeonSI 2D Acceleration Is Quite Good For...   Display Drivers   29 Apr 2015
AMD RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Benchmarks   Display Drivers   04 Nov 2013
Intel SNA & Glamor Acceleration On Ivy Bridge   Display Drivers   25 Jun 2012
Nouveau Drags Behind Intel & Radeon For Linux 2D...   Display Drivers   18 Mar 2014
RadeonSI GLAMOR Benchmarks With X.Org Server 1.16   Software   17 Sep 2014

GLAMOR Linux News

Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC2014   X.Org   12 Oct 2014
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN...   Radeon   13 May 2016
Ubuntu & Debian Abandon Intel X.Org Driver For...   Debian   23 Jul 2016
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
The Slides Announcing The New "AMDGPU"...   Radeon   08 Oct 2014
Fedora 29 Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting Release   Fedora   25 Jul 2018
EGLStreams XWayland Code Revised Ahead Of X.Org Server...   X.Org   21 Apr 2018
Kepler: Nouveau Is ~20% The Speed Of NVIDIA's Blob   NVIDIA   25 Oct 2013
Recapping The AMD Kaveri Linux Experience   AMD   09 Feb 2014
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Support On Nouveau Still Requires...   Nouveau   14 Sep 2014
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
Linux 4.6 To Offer Faster Raspberry Pi 3D Performance   Hardware   14 Mar 2016
AMD Press Talks Up Major Open-Source Linux Driver...   AMD   25 Feb 2014
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020
X.Org Server 1.13 Released With Massive Changes   X.Org   05 Sep 2012
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
NVIDIA 331.20 Supports New Kernels, NvFBCOpenGL   NVIDIA   06 Nov 2013
X.Org Server 1.19 Officially Released With A Year's...   X.Org   15 Nov 2016
X.Org Server Development Hits A Nearly Two Decade Low   X.Org   04 Jan 2020
Firefox Developers Still Hesitant About Using EGL Over...   Mozilla   26 May 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.18 Will Require Updated Video Drivers   X.Org   17 Jul 2015
Arcan Display Server Working On X.Org / Wayland...   Free Software   27 Dec 2016
The X.Org Server Continues Cruising Along As We...   X.Org   28 Dec 2018
X.Org Server 1.18 Officially Released   X.Org   09 Nov 2015
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released   X.Org   04 Feb 2015
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
NVIDIA Reiterates That It's Working On Wayland Support   NVIDIA   29 Mar 2014
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On...   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2016
XAA In X.Org Has Finally Met Its Executioner   X.Org   18 Jan 2012
GLAMOR Will Likely End Up In The X.Org Server   X.Org   31 Dec 2013
The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today   X.Org   19 Jun 2014
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work   Intel   20 Jan 2015
Linux.Conf.Au 2014 Presentations Worth Watching   Free Software   12 Jan 2014
A New VIA OpenChrome Gallium3D Driver Is Under...   VIA   08 Jan 2015
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   12 Feb 2017
AMDGPU 18.0 X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   02 Mar 2018
Intel Driver Now Builds SNA Support By Default   Intel   12 Jul 2012
RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Performance vs. Catalyst   Radeon   18 Jan 2014
GLAMOR Code Lands In X.Org Server 1.16   X.Org   23 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Developer Posts Auto PRIME Detection, Mesa USB...   Mesa   23 Dec 2016
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   02 Oct 2016
Running The Radeon Driver With GLAMOR   Radeon   22 Jul 2012
GLAMOR Xephyr & DRI3 Support Called For Pulling   X.Org   05 Mar 2014
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland   Linux Events   12 Jan 2015
Marek Threads RadeonSI Gallium3D, Big Performance...   Mesa   10 May 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.2 Released With Numerous Fixes   X.Org   02 Mar 2017
Nouveau 1.0.14 Released With GM10x/GM20x Accelerated...   Nouveau   07 Mar 2017
Radeon HD 7000 Series Linux Driver Support   Radeon   16 Nov 2011
Nouveau X.Org Driver Drops GLAMOR Support   NVIDIA   13 Sep 2015
NVIDIA Updates Its Legacy Linux Driver Again   NVIDIA   11 Dec 2013
Ubuntu 17.04 Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open...   X.Org   18 Nov 2016
Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2017
XWayland Gets Initial Support For EGLStreams To...   X.Org   07 Feb 2018
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
AMD Hawaii Code Published For X.Org DDX, Mesa   AMD   13 Nov 2013
Nine Reasons Mesa 9.0 Is Disappointing For End-Users   Mesa   09 Oct 2012
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   04 Oct 2017
GLAMOR Updates Land In The X.Org Server, OpenGL ES...   X.Org   18 May 2017
Eric Anholt Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Team For...   Free Software   17 Jun 2014
The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver &...   VIA   13 Jan 2015
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver...   Radeon   16 Mar 2017
XWayland Receive An EGL-Based GLX Provider, Helping...   X.Org   24 May 2019
The Meson Build System Is Being Fitted For The X.Org...   X.Org   27 Mar 2017
OpenSUSE 42.2 RC2 Released, Disables Nouveau 3D...   SUSE   02 Nov 2016
Video Support Still Brewing For GLAMOR Acceleration   X.Org   16 Jul 2013
XWayland Gets Patches For Better EGLStreams Handling   X.Org   24 May 2018
GLAMOR Patch Bomb Can Boost Some Operations By...   X.Org   13 Mar 2014
X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   07 Aug 2018
Glamor Project Is Called To Be Merged Into X.Org...   X.Org   27 Sep 2011
New, Generic X.Org KMS Driver Work   X.Org   30 Sep 2011
GLAMOR Acceleration For A Faster Xephyr   X.Org   06 Feb 2014
NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver For Decade-Old GPUs   NVIDIA   07 Nov 2013
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting...   Red Hat   08 Feb 2016
X.Org Server 1.20.8 Released With No Sign Of...   X.Org   30 Mar 2020
The Process For Eventually Releasing X.Org Server 1.21   X.Org   15 May 2019
The X.Org Server's GLX Is Being Rewritten   X.Org   26 Sep 2013
X.Org Server 1.19.1 Released   X.Org   11 Jan 2017
GLAMOR vs. EXA 2D Radeon Performance On X.Org Server...   X.Org   24 Apr 2016
Intel's Brewing New Linux Graphics Driver Features   Intel   05 Feb 2012
X.Org Server 1.17 Makes It Into Ubuntu 15.04   X.Org   13 Mar 2015
The xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Receives Some EOY...   Radeon   25 Dec 2018
Lots Of X.Org GLAMOR Improvements Planned   X.Org   12 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Legacy Driver Updated For X.Org Server 1.15   NVIDIA   06 Dec 2013
Intel GLAMOR Gains X-Video Support   Intel   01 Feb 2014
X.Org Server Lands Fixes For XWayland Full-Screen...   X.Org   24 Feb 2020
X.Org Server 1.19 RC2, Some Prominent XWayland Changes   X.Org   29 Oct 2016
X.Org Server 1.16 Merge Window Officially Opens   X.Org   09 Jan 2014
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue...   Wayland   28 Dec 2014
Nouveau X.Org Driver To Drop Maxwell & GLAMOR...   Nouveau   17 Jul 2015
X.Org Server 1.16, Rootless X Now Available For Arch...   X.Org   03 Aug 2014
XWayland 21.1 Standalone Released To Offer Better X11...   X.Org   17 Mar 2021
X.Org Server 1.19 Is Ready To Freeze, Almost 600...   X.Org   17 Sep 2016
AMD RadeonSI Driver 2D Performance Is Getting Better   Radeon   10 Jan 2014
More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server...   X.Org   14 Jun 2015
Intel's Glamor Architecture Is Becoming Glamorous   Intel   13 Dec 2011
NVIDIA Maxwell Support Patches For The Nouveau X.Org...   Nouveau   27 Oct 2016