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Optimus Articles & Reviews

Testing NVIDIA Optimus / DRI PRIME On Ubuntu 14.04   Display Drivers   28 Apr 2014
ASUS Zenbook Prime Linux Benchmarks   Computers   28 Dec 2013
NVIDIA Optimus On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux vs. Windows 8.1   Graphics Cards   17 Dec 2013

Optimus Linux News

Collabora's Mesa EGLDevice Work To Better Support...   Mesa   21 Aug 2018
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2018
System76 Rolls Out Pop!_OS 18.04 For Testing   Operating Systems   14 Apr 2018
Solus 4 Is Working On Restoring Wayland Support,...   Operating Systems   01 Nov 2017
System76 Puts Pop!_OS Into Beta   Operating Systems   28 Sep 2017
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years   Phoronix   29 May 2017
Solus 2017.04.18 Brings Updates, Bulletproof Boot...   Operating Systems   18 Apr 2017
X.Org Server 1.19 Officially Released With A Year's...   X.Org   15 Nov 2016
Fedora 25's Hybrid Graphics Improvements, To Support...   Fedora   01 Nov 2016
Fedora 25 Is Vetting Their Switchable Graphics Support...   Fedora   01 Nov 2016
GNOME Shell 3.23.1 Adds The Discrete GPU Launch...   GNOME   30 Oct 2016
GNOME Shell Making It Easy To Launch Apps/Games For...   GNOME   22 Oct 2016
The Most Popular Linux News Over The Past 12 Years   Phoronix   04 Jun 2016
Coreboot Ported To Run On Lenovo's ThinkPad T420   Coreboot   14 Apr 2016
NVIDIA Releases New Vulkan Linux Driver With Better...   NVIDIA   09 Apr 2016
A Bunch Of New ARM Hardware Will Be Supported With...   Hardware   20 Mar 2016
NVIDIA Sends Out Latest PRIME Synchronization Patches   NVIDIA   04 Mar 2016
Fedora Rawhide Enables Wayland By Default, Where...   Wayland   10 Nov 2015
It's Been Three Years Since Linus Torvalds' Huge...   NVIDIA   17 Jun 2015
More PRIME Features May Be Coming For X.Org Server...   X.Org   14 Jun 2015
Optimus/Primus Regresses On Latest Mesa 10.5.5 Release   Mesa   05 Jun 2015
The Most Popular Linux & Open-Source News Over The...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2015
The Issues People Face With Fedora Workstation   Fedora   08 May 2015
Metro Last Light & 2033 Redux Get Updated For...   Linux Gaming   13 Feb 2015
The Most Popular Linux Stories Of The Past 10 Years   Phoronix   05 Jun 2014
Coreboot Adds Support For The Lenovo ThinkPad T530   Coreboot   09 Apr 2014
My New Linux Ultrabook: The ASUS Zenbook UX301LA-DH71T   Hardware   08 Mar 2014
Don't Look For Open-Source AMD CrossFire Anytime Soon   AMD   26 Feb 2014
DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization Still Baking   Linux Kernel   17 Feb 2014
PC-BSD 10.0 RC3 Improves Hybrid Graphics Support   BSD   05 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Optimus Linux Power Battery Tests   Hardware   22 Dec 2013
Exciting Upcoming Linux Hardware Reviews, Articles   Hardware   12 Dec 2013
NVIDIA (Optimus) PRIME Update Lands In Ubuntu 14.04   NVIDIA   10 Dec 2013
December Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Users   Phoronix   02 Dec 2013
Choosing A 2013 Laptop/Ultrabook For Linux   Intel   30 Nov 2013
PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver   Virtualization   14 Nov 2013
Mesa DRI PRIME Support Comes To Wayland   Wayland   07 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Nouveau Keeps Pushing Forward With Improvements   Nouveau   28 Sep 2013
PowerXpress Runtime Power Management Added   AMD   20 Sep 2013
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   15 Sep 2013
Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2013
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2013
Intel Driver Gains Virtual/Remote Output Support   Intel   31 Aug 2013
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
GPU Runtime Power Management Coming For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   29 Aug 2013
AMD/ATI X.Org Driver Brings New GPU Support   AMD   07 Aug 2013
Reverse PRIME Committed To AMD X.Org Driver   AMD   06 Aug 2013
Nouveau Works On Optimus Dynamic Power Handling   Nouveau   02 Aug 2013
Radeon Gets Multi-Screen Reverse Optimus Support   Radeon   30 Jul 2013
Nouveau Driver Gets Multi-Screen Reverse Optimus   Nouveau   30 Jul 2013
Buffer Synchronization Comes To DMA-BUF   Free Software   13 Jun 2013
Updated Nouveau Graphics Driver Released   Nouveau   12 Jun 2013
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Banging The Adreno A3XX   Hardware   20 May 2013
Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid...   Ubuntu   15 May 2013
NVIDIA 319.17 Linux Driver Brings In New Features   NVIDIA   02 May 2013
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   01 May 2013
Freedreno Driver Begins Work On Adreno A320   X.Org   14 Apr 2013
Benchmarks Of NVIDIA's New Linux GPU Driver   NVIDIA   11 Apr 2013
NVIDIA Has Major New Linux Driver: Optimus, RandR 1.4   NVIDIA   09 Apr 2013
Ubuntu Touch Improves, Comes To More Hardware   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2013
PRIME Sharing Comes To GLAMOR   AMD   22 Mar 2013
Mesa/Gallium3D Gets Its First ARM SoC GPU Driver   Mesa   12 Mar 2013
Hardware Expectations For Valve's Steam Box   Valve   08 Mar 2013
GLX_MESA_query_renderer Extension Published   Intel   01 Mar 2013
PRIME/DMA_BUF Support For Wayland   Wayland   28 Feb 2013
Freedreno Gallium3D Is Close To Merging In Mesa   Mesa   26 Feb 2013
Sabayon 11 Supports UEFI, NVIDIA Optimus   Operating Systems   15 Feb 2013
NVIDIA's PRIME Helpers Are Ready For Linux 3.9   NVIDIA   15 Feb 2013
David Airlie Talks About RandR 1.4, Reverse PRIME   X.Org   06 Feb 2013
Nouveau Gains Reverse PRIME Support   Nouveau   06 Feb 2013
NVIDIA Still Working On PRIME/DMA-BUF Contribution   NVIDIA   15 Jan 2013
David Airlie Announces "Reverse Optimus"...   Hardware   07 Jan 2013
Phoronix 2012 Year-End Summary   Phoronix   31 Dec 2012
The Most Popular Linux Stories Over Eight Years   Free Software   21 Dec 2012
X.Org Server 1.14 Feature Window Closing   X.Org   07 Dec 2012
NVIDIA Publishes PRIME Helper Patches   NVIDIA   06 Dec 2012
Nouveau Work On Kepler. Optimus, Gets A Falcon   Nouveau   22 Nov 2012
Ubuntu 13.04 Is About 13% Complete   Ubuntu   19 Nov 2012
Hybrid Graphics In Ubuntu Are Still Lackluster   Ubuntu   01 Nov 2012
A Linux User's Perspective Of Microsoft Windows 8   Microsoft   28 Oct 2012
Bickering Continues About NVIDIA Using DMA-BUF   Nouveau   18 Oct 2012
Mageia 3 Gets Its Second Alpha Release   Operating Systems   15 Oct 2012
Linux Developers Still Reject NVIDIA Using DMA-BUF   NVIDIA   11 Oct 2012
Linux/X.Org NVIDIA Optimus Support Update   Nouveau   21 Sep 2012
Nouveau Releases New Driver With PRIME Support   Nouveau   12 Sep 2012
Dynamic GPU Power-Off Support For DRM Drivers   X.Org   10 Sep 2012
Released Intel Driver Gets PRIME'd For Sharing   Intel   08 Sep 2012
X.Org Server 1.13 Released With Massive Changes   X.Org   05 Sep 2012
Primus: Client-Side GPU Offloading In 500 Lines Of...   Mesa   03 Sep 2012
DRI2 Offloading Support Hits The X.Org Drivers   X.Org   03 Sep 2012
NVIDIA Confirms It's Working On Optimus Linux Support   NVIDIA   31 Aug 2012
XDC: Hardware-Independent Graphics Driver & More   X.Org   24 Aug 2012
ARM Calxeda Highbank Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks   Hardware   15 Aug 2012
Radeon PRIME Import/Export Support For Libdrm   Radeon   13 Aug 2012
NVIDIA To Meet With X.Org Developers Next Month   NVIDIA   10 Aug 2012
DMA-BUF Synchronization With PRIME   Nouveau   11 Jul 2012
Intel Winning Over NVIDIA For Linux Enthusiasts   Intel   05 Jul 2012
The Most Popular Linux Happenings From Q2'2012   Phoronix   04 Jul 2012
Potential Good News For NVIDIA Optimus On Linux   NVIDIA   28 Jun 2012