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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

The Lima Gallium3D Driver Is Aiming To Be Merged In...   Mesa   16 Mar 2019
Mesa's Panfrost Gallium3D Driver Can Now Work With Its...   Mesa   10 Mar 2019
A DRM-Based Linux Oops Viewer Is Being Proposed Again...   Linux Kernel   10 Mar 2019
Linux 5.1 Staging Gets Lots Of Tiny Patches From...   Linux Kernel   06 Mar 2019
Enabling AMD Radeon FreeSync On Linux 5.0   Radeon   04 Mar 2019
WireGuard VPN Tunnel Software Publishes New Snapshot...   Free Software   28 Feb 2019
Lima DRM Driver Strikes Version Two For Mali 400/450...   Arm   27 Feb 2019
Intel's Linux DRM Driver To Enable PSR2 Power-Savings...   Intel   14 Feb 2019
Linux Might Finally See Mainline Support For The...   Hardware   10 Feb 2019
IGT Is Helping Keep Intel's Display Driver & Other...   Intel   08 Feb 2019
Updated Radeon Software 18.50 Linux Driver Tacks On...   Radeon   07 Feb 2019
AMDGPU DC Seeing Work On "Seamless Boot"...   Radeon   07 Feb 2019
GNOME 3.32 Beta Released With Performance...   GNOME   06 Feb 2019
ARM Mali 400/500 DRM Driver Volleyed Out Again, Trying...   Linux Kernel   06 Feb 2019
Intel's Linux 5.1 Graphics Driver Will Have Fastboot...   Intel   02 Feb 2019
Fedora 30 Flips On Intel Graphics Fastboot By Default...   Fedora   01 Feb 2019
Linux 5.0, RTX 2060, ZoL & Other Topics Dominating...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2019
Arm Komeda DRM Driver Aiming For Linux 5.1 Mainline   Arm   31 Jan 2019
Intel Valleyview & Cherry Trail Hardware Likely To...   Intel   30 Jan 2019
Open-Source NVIDIA X.Org Driver Updated With DP MST,...   Nouveau   29 Jan 2019
Linux 5.1 Picking Up Intel Coffeelake GVT, More...   Intel   28 Jan 2019
Mesa To See Better Infrastructure For Supporting...   Mesa   27 Jan 2019
AMD Posts 138 Linux Driver Patches, Bringing Up New...   Radeon   25 Jan 2019
Nouveau Open-Source Driver Will Now Work With NVIDIA...   Nouveau   18 Jan 2019
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.31.4 Deliver Desktop...   GNOME   10 Jan 2019
Even In 2019, A Long Road Still For Getting The VIA...   VIA   09 Jan 2019
Fedora Developers Look At Packaging Up The Radeon Open...   Radeon   09 Jan 2019
It's Still A Slow Process For Ubuntu Touch Moving To...   Ubuntu   09 Jan 2019
Panfrost Open-Source Mali Driver Now Has A Winsys...   Mesa   07 Jan 2019
GNOME On Wayland Is No Longer Frustratingly Slow With...   GNOME   04 Jan 2019
FBDEV Is Still Alive In 2019, Picking Up A Few Minor...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2019
Is It Worth Releasing X.Org Server Updates For Old...   X.Org   03 Jan 2019
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
WireGuard Is Now Available From Apple's App Store   Free Software   26 Dec 2018
The xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Receives Some EOY...   Radeon   25 Dec 2018
Linux 4.21 Is Going To Be A Big Release To Jump-Start...   Linux Kernel   22 Dec 2018
Mir 1.1 Released With EGLStreams KMS Support To Work...   Ubuntu   18 Dec 2018
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Rolls Out While Linux...   Radeon   13 Dec 2018
Linux Is Already In Good Shape For The New Features Of...   Intel   12 Dec 2018
A Final Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Updates Before Linux...   Hardware   07 Dec 2018
ARM Posts New "Komeda" Linux DRM/KMS Display...   Arm   05 Dec 2018
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel DRM/KMS Driver Port For...   BSD   05 Dec 2018
A Radeon RX 590 Workaround For Linux But With Abysmal...   Radeon   29 Nov 2018
Meson DRM Driver Getting Support For HDMI 2.0 4K   Hardware   25 Nov 2018
GNOME On Wayland Will Now Work Correctly For Non-60Hz...   GNOME   23 Nov 2018
Intel Sends In A Second Batch Of DRM-Next Updates...   Intel   23 Nov 2018
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More...   Google   17 Nov 2018
Fedora Perfecting Their Flicker-Free Boot Experience...   Fedora   14 Nov 2018
KDE Plasma Now Supports WireGuard, Alt-Tab Switching...   KDE   11 Nov 2018
WireGuard Is Now Available On Apple iOS   Security   06 Nov 2018
WireGuard Didn't Make it To The Mainline Linux Kernel...   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2018
The Big Staging Pull Request Submitted With 44k Lines...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2018
QEMU Making Progress With Legacy-Free Display Support...   Virtualization   26 Oct 2018
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Pull Request Has Been...   Linux Kernel   25 Oct 2018
More Than 80 Kernel Patches Were Made This Summer By...   Free Software   24 Oct 2018
A 2018 Autumn Linux Driver Update For The ATI RAGE 128...   Radeon   23 Oct 2018
XRGEARS: Infamous "Gears" Now On VR Headsets...   Vulkan   20 Oct 2018
The X.Org / Mesa GPU Talks From XDC2018 Are Now...   X.Org   10 Oct 2018
The Great Work In DRM-Next: More Icelake, Vega 20,...   Linux Kernel   07 Oct 2018
Virtual KMS Is Working On Wayland Support Plus Other...   X.Org   02 Oct 2018
VirtualBox DRM Driver Gets Patches To Go Atomic,...   Oracle   27 Sep 2018
XDC 2018 Kicks Off Tomorrow In A Coruña   X.Org   25 Sep 2018
Outreachy Opens Applications For Open-Source Winter...   Free Software   22 Sep 2018
Nouveau Developers Begin Reverse-Engineering NVIDIA...   NVIDIA   20 Sep 2018
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks Coming Today,...   NVIDIA   19 Sep 2018
VirtualBox DRM/KMS Driver Proceeding With Atomic...   Virtualization   18 Sep 2018
AMD ROCm 1.9 Available With Vega 20 Support Plus...   Radeon   15 Sep 2018
VKMS Driver Getting Cursor Support In The Next Kernel...   Linux Kernel   14 Sep 2018
ZFS On Linux 0.7.10 Released With Linux 4.18 Support,...   Linux Storage   10 Sep 2018
LLVM/Clang Gets Plumbed For Kernel Memory Sanitizer   LLVM   07 Sep 2018
Outreachy Had 41 Interns Complete Their Work This...   Free Software   02 Sep 2018
DRM-Misc Begins Preparing For The Linux 4.20~5.0...   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2018
The DRM GPU Scheduler Got Beefed Up This Summer, More...   Linux Kernel   28 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Adds Deferred Console Takeover Support For...   Linux Kernel   23 Aug 2018
Why Linux's Direct Rendering Manager Won't Add A...   Linux Kernel   22 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Had A Very Exciting First Week Of New...   Linux Kernel   19 Aug 2018
USB Patches Posted For Linux 4.19 Kernel, Including...   Linux Kernel   18 Aug 2018
VKMS Coming In Linux 4.19 Is One Of The Best GSoC...   Linux Kernel   15 Aug 2018
DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 With New VKMS...   Linux Kernel   15 Aug 2018
XDC2018 Will Have Many Interesting Talks On Vulkan,...   X.Org   12 Aug 2018
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Go Through A GEM/TTM Code...   VIA   05 Aug 2018
EGL Device Support Coming Together For Mesa   Mesa   04 Aug 2018
Collabora's Work On KMS_SWRAST For Android Graphics...   Mesa   02 Aug 2018
The DRM Changes Coming With The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   25 Jul 2018
2018 Brings A New Linux X.Org Display Driver Update...   Radeon   20 Jul 2018
Linux 4.19 To Feature Support For HDMI CEC With...   Linux Kernel   18 Jul 2018
IT87 Linux Driver For Supporting Many Motherboard...   Linux Kernel   17 Jul 2018
The State Of The VKMS Driver, Preparations For vBlank...   Linux Kernel   16 Jul 2018
Virtual Kernel Mode-Setting Driver Being Added To...   Linux Kernel   12 Jul 2018
USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode Driver Coming To...   Linux Kernel   10 Jul 2018
Xilinx ZynqMP DisplayPort DRM/KMS Driver Could Soon Be...   Linux Kernel   08 Jul 2018
Making Use Of Chrome's Ozone-GBM Intel Graphics...   Intel   22 Jun 2018
VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers   Hardware   13 Jun 2018
A Revived Linux Driver To Be Attempted For The ATI...   AMD   08 Jun 2018
Red Hat Developer Posts DisplayLink DRM/FB Driver...   Hardware   03 Jun 2018
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.17 Kernel: Power...   Linux Kernel   03 Jun 2018
A Reusable DRM Module To Be Worked On For...   Hardware   31 May 2018
The Virtual KMS Module Has Begun Progressing As Part...   X.Org   28 May 2018
It's Still Going To Be Tough Getting The OpenChrome...   VIA   28 May 2018
A Remote KMS Linux Backend Is Being Worked On That...   X.Org   17 May 2018