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GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux...   Display Drivers   04 May 2015
The Tests Showing Ubuntu 11.04 On A Power Consumption...   Operating Systems   23 Apr 2011
Test Driving The QEMU-KVM KMS Driver   Display Drivers   19 Apr 2011
Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D   Display Drivers   19 Jan 2011
It's Becoming Very Easy To Run Wayland   Software   25 Nov 2010
Nouveau With Mesa 7.9 Is Better, But Still Slow   Display Drivers   06 Oct 2010
Talking About Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   16 Jun 2010
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver, Refers Users To...   Display Drivers   26 Mar 2010
Intel KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   26 Mar 2010
ATI Radeon KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   18 Mar 2010
The Direction Of Intel Graphics With Fedora 13 Alpha   Software   10 Mar 2010
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In...   Software   25 Feb 2010
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12   Display Drivers   25 Nov 2009
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   01 Oct 2008

KMS Linux News

Linux KPI-Based DRM Modules Now Working On FreeBSD 11   BSD   18 Feb 2018
VESA X.Org Driver Sees First Update In Three Years   X.Org   17 Feb 2018
Raspberry Pi VC4 Working On Polishing KMS Support,...   Hardware   13 Feb 2018
Atomic Mode-Setting Finally Landing For Wayland's...   Wayland   06 Feb 2018
Kodi 18 Is Coming But They Are Already Thinking About...   Multimedia   04 Feb 2018
SUSE Dropping Mainline Work On Their In-Kernel...   Linux Kernel   18 Jan 2018
VirtualBox Guest Driver Being Mainlined With Linux...   Linux Kernel   15 Jan 2018
xf86-video-intel Gets Coffee Lake Support   Intel   11 Jan 2018
Xilinx ZynqMP DisplayPort DRM/KMS Driver Posted   Linux Kernel   05 Jan 2018
Generic FBDEV Emulation Proposed For DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2017
NetBSD 7.1.1 Released   BSD   28 Dec 2017
NVIDIA's Open-Source Christmas: Experimental Allocator...   Nouveau   20 Dec 2017
Why SUSE Is Using FBCON Rather Than DRM/KMS For Their...   SUSE   18 Dec 2017
Wayland's Weston Sees Patches For FreeBSD, Fractional...   Wayland   15 Dec 2017
SUSE Rolls Out New Version Of Their In-Kernel Boot...   SUSE   14 Dec 2017
VirtualBox Guest Drivers Still Working Their Way To...   Virtualization   26 Nov 2017
Audio Recordings Posted For Linux Plumbers Conference...   Linux Events   25 Nov 2017
There's An ARM Mali Gallium3D Driver Still Being...   Mesa   25 Nov 2017
AMDGPU DC Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.15 Kernel...   Radeon   17 Nov 2017
GNOME Shell 4 Proposal Published To Be More...   GNOME   13 Nov 2017
Etnaviv Driver Sends Out Patches For Vivante GC7000...   Mesa   31 Oct 2017
SUSE Has Been Working On An In-Kernel Boot Splash...   SUSE   25 Oct 2017
AMD Developers Begin Making Open-Source...   Radeon   17 Oct 2017
Mining Ethereum With AMD Threadrippers Paired With...   AMD   09 Oct 2017
SDL 2.0.6 Released With Vulkan Helpers, DRM/KMS Driver   Linux Gaming   23 Sep 2017
VIA Graphics & Other Vintage GPUs Still Interest...   Hardware   22 Sep 2017
The Graphics Talks Of The 2017 Open-Source Summit NA   Linux Events   16 Sep 2017
SDL 2.0.6 Gearing Up For Release With Many Changes   Linux Gaming   05 Sep 2017
VkMark Makes It Easy To Run Small Vulkan Test Cases   Vulkan   21 Aug 2017
Atomic Mode-Setting Ported To The Cirrus KMS Driver   Linux Kernel   18 Aug 2017
AMD Is Trying To Make It Easier To Update Radeon Linux...   Radeon   15 Aug 2017
SUSE+NVIDIA Makes The Graphics Binary Driver Easier To...   SUSE   10 Aug 2017
OpenChrome Still Pushing For DRM Kernel Driver,...   VIA   04 Aug 2017
Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS Released, Updates The Hardware...   Ubuntu   03 Aug 2017
Leasing Support Revised For X.Org Server / RADV, For...   Valve   02 Aug 2017
Linux Driver Expectations For The Radeon RX Vega   Radeon   30 Jul 2017
I Had A Tough Time Deciding What GPU To Use On My Main...   Fedora   16 Jul 2017
VC5 Gallium3D: A New Broadcom Open-Source Driver   Mesa   06 Jul 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.20 Emerges With Vega, ROCm Compute...   AMD   27 Jun 2017
VirtualBox DRM/KMS Graphics Driver Being Prepped For...   Virtualization   09 Jun 2017
Keith Packard Making Progress With DRM Leases, Adding...   Hardware   30 May 2017
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
VC4 Raspberry Pi 3D Driver Development Has Been Busy...   Hardware   13 May 2017
AMD Posts Initial Patches For Raven APU Support: 117...   AMD   10 May 2017
Radeon DRM Driver For DragonFlyBSD Sees Big Update   BSD   06 May 2017
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
Mir Developer Pleads The Case "Why Mir"   Ubuntu   12 Apr 2017
It's Becoming Easier To Write Linux DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   11 Apr 2017
Mediatek MT2701 Display Support Coming For Linux 4.12   Hardware   10 Apr 2017
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver On Linux 4.12 Gets 4K...   Linux Kernel   09 Apr 2017
GNOME's Mutter Begins Landing Monitor/Display Rework   GNOME   08 Apr 2017
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs...   X.Org   06 Apr 2017
Keith Packard On Needed DRM Changes For VR HMDs   Valve   28 Mar 2017
Radeon Vega Changes For Libdrm, Plans For Merging...   Radeon   21 Mar 2017
Raspberry Pi VC4 HDMI Audio Support Coming To Linux...   Hardware   20 Mar 2017
Mir Will Support NVIDIA's EGL Streams Approach   Ubuntu   19 Mar 2017
NetBSD 7.1 Released, Brings Initial Nouveau DRM &...   BSD   15 Mar 2017
OpenChrome X.Org Driver Updated With Better Support...   X.Org   07 Mar 2017
AMD Planning For Launch-Day Vega Open-Source &...   Radeon   01 Feb 2017
libdrm 2.4.75 Library Released: Intel Synchronization...   Mesa   28 Jan 2017
GNOME's Mutter Rolls Out New Monitor Configuration...   GNOME   25 Jan 2017
Mesa's Libdrm Gets USB DRM/KMS Device Detection   Mesa   20 Jan 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Etnaviv Gallium3D Implements Enough To Expose OpenGL...   Mesa   18 Jan 2017
GStreamer 1.11.1 Released   Multimedia   12 Jan 2017
Valve Developer Posts New AMD GPU Debugging Tool, Part...   Valve   11 Jan 2017
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
The Top BSD News This Year: Ubuntu Atop BSD, FreeBSD...   BSD   29 Dec 2016
Fresh Arch Linux Benchmarks Of AMDGPU & AMDGPU-PRO   Radeon   28 Dec 2016
Mir 0.25 Released: Pointer Confinement, Gamma KMS...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2016
Etnaviv Gallium3D Driver Revived, Render-Only Library...   Mesa   24 Dec 2016
GCN 1.0 Southern Islands Seeing AMDGPU Improvements...   Linux Kernel   21 Dec 2016
An AMDGPU Branch For Security PSP / HDCP Support   Radeon   20 Dec 2016
VC4 Stepping Closer To Feature Parity With Original...   Hardware   19 Dec 2016
Intel Publishes Renderbuffer Decompression Patches   Intel   02 Dec 2016
Vivante Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Mainline Mesa +...   Mesa   30 Nov 2016
Hisilicon Hibmc DRM Driver Being Added For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   22 Nov 2016
Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting...   X.Org   16 Nov 2016
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Nov 2016
Talk Of An ARM Vendor Open-Sourcing Their 3D Driver?   Hardware   14 Nov 2016
A Word Of Warning When Using AMDGPU-PRO On An...   AMD   14 Nov 2016
Nouveau Atomic + DP MST Support Already Staged For...   Nouveau   07 Nov 2016
ZTE ZX DRM Driver Proposed For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   07 Nov 2016
Nouveau Needs Help Testing Their New Atomic...   Nouveau   06 Nov 2016
Nouveau DRM Driver Progressing With Atomic...   Nouveau   04 Nov 2016
OpenSUSE 42.2 RC2 Released, Disables Nouveau 3D...   SUSE   02 Nov 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop,...   Oracle   01 Nov 2016
OpenChrome Maintainer Making Some Progress On VIA DRM...   VIA   25 Sep 2016
Raspbian Likely To Use Firmware-Based KMS For...   X.Org   19 Sep 2016
Qt's Comprehensive Display/Graphics Options   Qt   19 Sep 2016
Modesetting, PRIME Cursor Improvements Land In X.Org...   X.Org   13 Sep 2016
The Interesting Wayland/Vulkan/Graphics Talks...   X.Org   08 Sep 2016
Preliminary Qt 5.8 Alpha Packages Now Available   Qt   01 Sep 2016
Ubuntu's Mir May Be Ready For FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync   Ubuntu   29 Aug 2016
There Is Talk Of Resuming OpenChrome VIA KMS/DRM...   Hardware   29 Aug 2016
Marking DRI1 Drivers As Legacy &...   Linux Kernel   26 Aug 2016
FreeBSD 11.0-RC2 Arrives With Fixes   BSD   25 Aug 2016
Southern Islands AMDGPU Support Almost Ready To Roll   Radeon   19 Aug 2016
DRI2 Page-Flipping Patches For The Generic Modesetting...   X.Org   18 Aug 2016
FreeBSD Catching Up To Linux DRM Graphics Drivers, In...   BSD   16 Aug 2016