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KMS Articles & Reviews

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

KMS Linux News

Other Letdowns For Linux / Open-Source Users From 2015   Free Software   09 Jan 2016
Say Hello To Linux 3.0; Linus Just Tagged 3.0-rc1   Linux Kernel   29 May 2011
Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC2014   X.Org   12 Oct 2014
Sony's PlayStation 4 Is Running Modified FreeBSD 9   Hardware   23 Jun 2013
AMD Releases New "AMDGPU" Linux Kernel...   Radeon   20 Apr 2015
NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support...   NVIDIA   10 Oct 2014
Intel's Poulsbo Driver A Bloody Mess?   Intel   31 Jan 2009
The 10 Best Features Of FreeBSD 10.0   BSD   05 Jan 2014
AMD Unleashes Initial AMDGPU Driver Support For GCN...   Radeon   13 May 2016
Linux 3.10 Kernel Yields Biggest Changes In Years   Linux Kernel   11 May 2013
The AMDGPU Additions For Linux 4.7 Are Enormous   Radeon   11 May 2016
Ubuntu Announces Mir, A X.Org/Wayland Replacement   X.Org   04 Mar 2013
The Linux Kernel Saves Animals, Gets New Logo   Linux Kernel   18 Mar 2009
Ubuntu Is Planning To Make The ZFS File-System A...   Ubuntu   06 Oct 2015
My 10 Minute Experience With PC-BSD 10.0   BSD   28 Jan 2014
Open-Source ATI Evergreen Support Arrives   AMD   01 Feb 2010
An Experimental GNOME Shell Running On Wayland   Wayland   05 Apr 2012
AMD Publishes Open-Source HD 7000, Trinity Code   AMD   20 Mar 2012
The Linux Kernel Console Is Being Killed Off   Linux Kernel   08 Feb 2013
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
Using DisplayLink USB Graphics On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   04 May 2012
On Low-End GPUs, Nouveau Speeds Past The NVIDIA Driver   Linux Kernel   19 Mar 2011
Even In 2019, A Long Road Still For Getting The VIA...   VIA   09 Jan 2019
It's Easy Getting Intel Graphics To Work On SteamOS   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
Wayland Preparing For 1.0 Stable Release   Wayland   31 Jan 2012
Enabling AMD Radeon FreeSync On Linux 5.0   Radeon   04 Mar 2019
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   15 Sep 2013
Intel's Special Driver For Poulsbo Uses Gallium3D   Intel   02 Nov 2009
The Best Features Of The Linux 3.5 Kernel   Linux Kernel   17 Jul 2012
Linux 5.2 Will Be A Huge Release: EXT4 Case...   Linux Kernel   29 Apr 2019
VIA Secretly Has A Working Gallium3D Driver   VIA   02 Apr 2013
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   15 Mar 2013
NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir...   NVIDIA   29 Sep 2014
NVIDIA 364.12 Arrives With Wayland & Mir Support   NVIDIA   21 Mar 2016
Testing Out The Nouveau Driver On Fedora 11   Nouveau   29 Mar 2009
Ubuntu Is Going To Deploy Wayland With Unity   Wayland   04 Nov 2010
Ubuntu 9.10 Gets A New Splash Screen, Not Plymouth   Ubuntu   27 Aug 2009
GNOME Shell 4 Proposal Published To Be More...   GNOME   13 Nov 2017
SPICE On KVM/QEMU Works Towards Gallium3D   Red Hat   09 Feb 2012
Intel Comes Up With A Linux Graphics Driver Installer   Intel   11 Mar 2013
Linux 2.6.38-rc1 Is Here With Two Features Linus Loves   Linux Kernel   18 Jan 2011
A Root-less X Server Nears Reality   X.Org   02 Jul 2009
Intel, NVIDIA Kernel Mode-Setting In Fedora 11   Nouveau   27 Feb 2009
Valve Developer Posts New AMD GPU Debugging Tool, Part...   Valve   11 Jan 2017
Linux 2.6.39 Kernel Released With New Features &...   Linux Kernel   19 May 2011
The AMD "Radeon HD 8000" Open-Source...   Radeon   27 Mar 2011
Ubuntu 9.04 Will NOT Ship With The Linux 2.6.29 Kernel   Ubuntu   12 Feb 2009
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
No KMS? No Mesa? Run Wayland Off A Linux Framebuffer!   Wayland   22 Nov 2010
Finally It Comes: A KMS Driver For QEMU-KVM   Virtualization   18 Apr 2011
No Plymouth Coming To Ubuntu 9.10   Ubuntu   29 May 2009
Red Hat Replaces RHGB With Plymouth   Fedora   08 Jul 2008
What Not To Expect From The Linux 2.6.40 Kernel   Linux Kernel   22 May 2011
NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With...   NVIDIA   23 May 2015
Nouveau Becomes The Default Driver In Fedora 11   Nouveau   24 Feb 2009
A Comment On The Linux 2.6.38 Power Regression   Hardware   27 Jun 2011
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
Plymouth Planned For Ubuntu 9.10 Integration   Ubuntu   16 Dec 2008
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
Features Expected For The Linux 4.1 Kernel   Linux Kernel   05 Apr 2015
Red Hat Is Rolling Out A VirtIO DRM/KMS GPU Driver   Red Hat   24 Mar 2015
Three Things That Won't Be In The Linux 2.6.37 Kernel   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2010
A Great Present In The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Dec 2009
NVIDIA 364.19 Linux Driver Stabilizes The Wayland...   NVIDIA   22 Apr 2016
Debian Moves To Non-Root X.Org Server By Default   Debian   03 Nov 2015
Nouveau To Enter The Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Kernel   Nouveau   23 Nov 2009
Fedora Switching Away From Intel X.Org DDX Driver   Fedora   10 Jan 2017
NVIDIA Says It Has No Plans To Support Wayland   Wayland   08 Nov 2010
OpenChrome VIA KMS Has A Goal For This Summer   VIA   20 Feb 2012
Nouveau Project Has Huge Surprises Today   Nouveau   22 Mar 2012
An Open-Source Intel GMA 500 Driver Appears   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2011
Features Coming For FreeBSD 10   BSD   08 Jul 2012
VIA OpenChrome KMS Driver Finally Goes For Mainline   VIA   26 May 2013
Solaris 12 Might Finally Bring Radeon KMS Driver   Oracle   02 Feb 2013
Will The Linux 2.6.39 Kernel Bring Graphics Magic?   Linux Kernel   14 Mar 2011
Wayland 1.1 Officially Released With Weston 1.1   Wayland   16 Apr 2013
Linus Wants Nouveau Merged Into Kernel   NVIDIA   10 Dec 2009
A DRM-Based Linux Oops Viewer Is Being Proposed Again...   Linux Kernel   10 Mar 2019
PowerXpress Support Notebooks Under Linux   AMD   30 Mar 2011
KMSCON Is Getting Ready To Kick The Kernel Console   Linux Kernel   18 Aug 2012
Features On The Horizon For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2012
Getting KMS Ready For Linux 2.6.29 Kernel   X.Org   30 Oct 2008
AMD Posts 138 Linux Driver Patches, Bringing Up New...   Radeon   25 Jan 2019
A Major Open-Source ATI Linux Driver Update   AMD   03 Feb 2011
Ubuntu 9.10 Is The Karmic Koala   Ubuntu   20 Feb 2009
SUSE Has Been Working On An In-Kernel Boot Splash...   SUSE   25 Oct 2017
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
Wayland Begins Porting Process To FreeBSD   Wayland   16 Feb 2013
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Not Ready For Mainline   VIA   11 Nov 2012
Intel GMA500 Poulsbo Driver Finally Works Towards 2D   Intel   21 Jan 2014
WireGuard Didn't Make it To The Mainline Linux Kernel...   Linux Networking   03 Nov 2018
With Vulkan 1.1 It's Technically Possible To Write A...   Vulkan   08 Mar 2018
Arcan: A New Open-Source Display Server Built Atop A...   Free Software   30 May 2016
Chrome OS Is Working To Remove The Last Of Its X11...   Operating Systems   20 May 2017
Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2013
Major Linux 2.6.34 Kernel GPU DRM Updates   Linux Kernel   01 Mar 2010
Nouveau Open-Source Driver Will Now Work With NVIDIA...   Nouveau   18 Jan 2019
Debian Developers Discuss UEFI SecureBoot Plans   Debian   09 Jul 2012
Years After Wayland 1.0, Will 2016 Be The Year Of The...   Wayland   25 Oct 2015
Plymouth To Replace USplash In Ubuntu?   Ubuntu   28 Nov 2008