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

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

Glamor Linux News

XWayland Gets Patches For Better EGLStreams Handling   X.Org   24 May 2018
X.Org Server 1.21 Opens For Development   X.Org   14 May 2018
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   03 May 2018
EGLStreams XWayland Code Revised Ahead Of X.Org Server...   X.Org   21 Apr 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 RC4 Released, EGLStreams For...   X.Org   11 Apr 2018
Per-Window Flipping In Present With XWayland Support...   X.Org   13 Mar 2018
DRI3 v1.2 Lands In X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   05 Mar 2018
AMDGPU 18.0 X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   02 Mar 2018
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   28 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.20 Release Candidate Due For Release...   X.Org   27 Feb 2018
GLAMOR & xf86-video-modesetting Get Deep Color...   X.Org   27 Feb 2018
Mesa 17.3 Remains Quite Buggy, Developer Calls For...   Mesa   22 Feb 2018
X.Org Server 1.19.7 Is Being Prepared For Ubuntu With...   Ubuntu   13 Feb 2018
XWayland Gets Initial Support For EGLStreams To...   X.Org   07 Feb 2018
GLAMOR Acceleration Should Now Work With 30-Bit Deep...   X.Org   26 Jan 2018
Linux Graphics Trends Over The Past Five Years   Hardware   13 Jan 2018
Server-Side GLVND Updated While X.Org Server 1.20...   X.Org   10 Jan 2018
Even With Wayland Around, X.Org Had A Busy 2017   X.Org   11 Dec 2017
2017 Has Been The First Year In A Decade Without A...   X.Org   05 Dec 2017
Marek & Mario Prep 10-bit Color Visual Support For...   Mesa   25 Nov 2017
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   07 Nov 2017
MESA_tile_raster_order Added To The OpenGL Registry   Mesa   10 Oct 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   04 Oct 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New...   X.Org   23 Sep 2017
VC5 Driver Development Continues, Raspbian Performance...   Hardware   18 Jul 2017
Raspbian Still Being Tuned For Greater VC4 Performance   Mesa   11 Jul 2017
GLAMOR Updates Land In The X.Org Server, OpenGL ES...   X.Org   18 May 2017
Marek Threads RadeonSI Gallium3D, Big Performance...   Mesa   10 May 2017
Better Driver Matching For X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   10 May 2017
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
GLAMOR 2D Tests On Ubuntu 17.04 With X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
X.Org Server 1.19 Lands In Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   05 Apr 2017
The Meson Build System Is Being Fitted For The X.Org...   X.Org   27 Mar 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2017
Eric Anholt Continues Tuning GLAMOR, Cleaning Up ARM...   Hardware   21 Mar 2017
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver...   Radeon   16 Mar 2017
Nouveau 1.0.14 Released With GM10x/GM20x Accelerated...   Nouveau   07 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.2 Released With Numerous Fixes   X.Org   02 Mar 2017
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   12 Feb 2017
X.Org Server 1.19.1 Released   X.Org   11 Jan 2017
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
Arcan Display Server Working On X.Org / Wayland...   Free Software   27 Dec 2016
NVIDIA Developer Posts Auto PRIME Detection, Mesa USB...   Mesa   23 Dec 2016
AMD Planning To Enable GLAMOR By Default For R600...   Radeon   21 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open...   X.Org   18 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 Officially Released With A Year's...   X.Org   15 Nov 2016
OpenSUSE 42.2 RC2 Released, Disables Nouveau 3D...   SUSE   02 Nov 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 RC2, Some Prominent XWayland Changes   X.Org   29 Oct 2016
NVIDIA Maxwell Support Patches For The Nouveau X.Org...   Nouveau   27 Oct 2016
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   02 Oct 2016
X.Org's GLAMOR 2D Performance Continues To Be Tuned   X.Org   26 Sep 2016
X.Org Server 1.19 Is Ready To Freeze, Almost 600...   X.Org   17 Sep 2016
DRI2 Page-Flipping Patches For The Generic Modesetting...   X.Org   18 Aug 2016
Intel's X.Org Driver Still Being Developed, No Sign Of...   Intel   02 Aug 2016
Ubuntu & Debian Abandon Intel X.Org Driver For...   Debian   23 Jul 2016
Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With...   Radeon   22 Jul 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.4 Released With XWayland / GLAMOR /...   X.Org   19 Jul 2016
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN...   Radeon   13 May 2016
GLAMOR vs. EXA 2D Radeon Performance On X.Org Server...   X.Org   24 Apr 2016
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On...   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2016
Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source...   Nouveau   06 Apr 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.3 Has A DRI3/Present Fix To Avoid...   X.Org   04 Apr 2016
Linux 4.6 To Offer Faster Raspberry Pi 3D Performance   Hardware   14 Mar 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.2 Brings DRI3 Fixes, Better GLAMOR...   X.Org   11 Mar 2016
XWayland Lands The GLAMOR X-Video Support   Wayland   11 Mar 2016
X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04   X.Org   10 Mar 2016
NVIDIA Sends Out Latest PRIME Synchronization Patches   NVIDIA   04 Mar 2016
XWayland Gets GLAMOR X-Video Support   Wayland   16 Feb 2016
Nouveau Developers Already Got 3D Games Running On...   Nouveau   15 Feb 2016
Some Fresh Radeon EXA/GLAMOR 2D Acceleration...   Radeon   11 Feb 2016
DRI3 Still Appears To Be Causing Problems For Nouveau   Nouveau   09 Feb 2016
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting...   Red Hat   08 Feb 2016
GLAMOR Is Getting More Cleanups In Aiming For Better...   X.Org   29 Jan 2016
OpenGL 3.1 Core Support Lands In X.Org Server's GLAMOR   X.Org   26 Jan 2016
OpenGL 3.3 Core Profile Support For GLAMOR   X.Org   18 Jan 2016
X.Org Server Development Slows To Lowest Point In A...   X.Org   04 Jan 2016
Nouveau 1.0.12 DDX Driver Brings Fixes, Good DRI3...   Nouveau   08 Dec 2015
X.Org Server 1.18 Officially Released   X.Org   09 Nov 2015
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of...   Mesa   30 Oct 2015
X.Org Server Commit Process Opens Up To More...   X.Org   27 Oct 2015
Nouveau X.Org Driver Drops GLAMOR Support   NVIDIA   13 Sep 2015
X.Org Server 1.18 Will Require Updated Video Drivers   X.Org   17 Jul 2015
Nouveau X.Org Driver To Drop Maxwell & GLAMOR...   Nouveau   17 Jul 2015
X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR...   X.Org   30 Jun 2015
PRIME, Mode-Setting Driver Improvements Yield Better...   X.Org   20 Jun 2015
More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server...   X.Org   14 Jun 2015
SNA Is Four Years Old - Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Still...   Intel   09 Jun 2015
Intel Works On Page-Flipping For The Mode-Setting...   X.Org   22 Apr 2015
Radeon X.Org Driver Still Trying To Eliminate Tearing,...   X.Org   21 Apr 2015
GLAMOR Starts Getting Improved For X.Org Server 1.18   X.Org   25 Mar 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Makes It Into Ubuntu 15.04   X.Org   13 Mar 2015
Intel X.Org Driver Enables Render-Nodes By Default For...   Intel   10 Feb 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released   X.Org   04 Feb 2015
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is...   X.Org   23 Jan 2015
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work   Intel   20 Jan 2015
The Plans For The New VIA Gallium3D Driver &...   VIA   13 Jan 2015
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland   Linux Events   12 Jan 2015
A New VIA OpenChrome Gallium3D Driver Is Under...   VIA   08 Jan 2015