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Ubuntu 20.04 Gaming Performance Across Desktops, X.Org...   Linux Gaming   28 Apr 2020
Firefox Performance On Wayland Is Looking Good -...   Software   20 Apr 2020
X.Org vs. Wayland Browser Performance With Firefox +...   Software   10 Apr 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 GNOME X.Org vs. Wayland Session...   Linux Gaming   30 Mar 2020
Ubuntu 19.04 Radeon Linux Gaming Performance: Popular...   Linux Gaming   18 Apr 2019
The Fastest Linux Distributions For Web Browsing -...   Operating Systems   29 Mar 2019
KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell, Xfce, LXQt & MATE Linux...   Linux Gaming   30 Dec 2018
Ubuntu 18.10 Is A Nice Upgrade For Radeon Gamers,...   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2018
A Look At The Linux Graphics/Gaming Performance With...   Software   10 Sep 2018
KDE vs. GNOME, X.Org vs. Wayland Radeon Linux Gaming...   Linux Gaming   12 May 2018
Intel Graphics On Ubuntu: GNOME vs. KDE vs. Xfce vs....   Software   21 Jan 2018
Intel Graphics Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs. 17.10   Linux Gaming   20 Oct 2017
Radeon Linux Gaming Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs....   Linux Gaming   18 Oct 2017
Fedora 26 vs. 27 Beta Benchmarks, Wayland vs. X.Org...   Operating Systems   14 Oct 2017
GNOME 3.26: Wayland vs. X.Org Performance - Boot...   Software   11 Sep 2017
Trying Out Ubuntu 17.10 On A Laptop One Month Ahead Of...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2017
A Look Back At The Desktop & X.Org/Wayland/Mir...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2017
Intel vs. Modesetting X.Org DDX Performance Impact   Display Drivers   11 Jan 2017
Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop Gaming Benchmarks: Unity, GNOME,...   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2016
Trying Out The Experimental Unity 8 Session On Ubuntu...   Software   05 Oct 2016
XDC2016 Wraps Up After Many Wayland, X.Org & Mesa...   Events   24 Sep 2016
Trying Out Fedora 25 With Wayland, Early Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   22 Aug 2016
DRI2 vs. DRI3 Benchmarks With Intel Skylake HD...   Display Drivers   20 Feb 2016
DRI2 vs. DRI3 Radeon Linux OpenGL Performance   Display Drivers   01 Nov 2015
GNOME 3.18 On Fedora 23: X.Org vs. Wayland Performance   Software   24 Sep 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
X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific...   Software   17 Jul 2014
Intel, Radeon, Nouveau Preview On Linux 3.14 With Mesa...   Display Drivers   20 Mar 2014
Intel 2D GLAMOR vs. UXA vs. SNA On Ubuntu 14.04   Display Drivers   11 Mar 2014
Early Ubuntu 14.04 Intel XMir Benchmarks   Display Drivers   02 Jan 2014
GNOME Shell Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2013
Oibaf Keeps Making Ubuntu GPU Driver Upgrades Easy   Software   30 Nov 2013
The First Wayland Benchmarks From Fedora 20 Show Great...   Operating Systems   07 Oct 2013
X.Org vs. XMir On KDE, Xfce, Unity Desktops   Software   24 Sep 2013
Mesa 9.2 X.Org/Mir Ubuntu 13.10 Performance Benchmarks   Display Drivers   30 Aug 2013
Composite Bypass Support Sharply Bumps XMir's...   Software   29 Aug 2013
Intel Haswell Laptop Impact When Running XMir   Display Drivers   18 Aug 2013
R600 Gallium3D Loses To AMD Catalyst Legacy Driver On...   Display Drivers   26 Jul 2013
Unity On XMir Performance For Nouveau Gallium3D   Software   30 Jun 2013
2D Performance Also Impacted By Unity On XMir   Software   29 Jun 2013
The First Benchmarks Of Unity On XMir: There's A...   Display Drivers   28 Jun 2013
XDC2012: Lots Of Progress On X, Mesa, Wayland   Events   24 Sep 2012
Intel SNA Performance Continues To Be Compelling   Display Drivers   28 Jul 2012
Intel SNA With The 2.17 DDX Driver   Display Drivers   29 Nov 2011
This Is What Started AMD's Open-Source Strategy   Display Drivers   17 Sep 2011
Q/A: Contributing To Open-Source Projects   Software   15 Sep 2011
Independent Developers Contribute A Lot To Mesa, X.Org   Software   10 Sep 2011
X.Org XDC2011 Chicago Preview   Events   06 Sep 2011
TimeGraph: A Linux GPU Command Scheduler   Display Drivers   02 Sep 2011
2010 XDS Toulouse   Events   20 Sep 2010
A First Look At The 2010 Linux Graphics Survey Results   Software   13 Sep 2010
ATI's 2D Performance With X.Org Server 1.9   Display Drivers   18 Aug 2010
Intel's 2D Performance With X.Org Server 1.9   Display Drivers   13 Aug 2010
Intel's UXA 2D Performance Improvements   Display Drivers   25 Jun 2010
Coming Soon: X Server 1.8   Software   31 Mar 2010
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver, Refers Users To...   Display Drivers   26 Mar 2010
How To Reverse Engineer A Motherboard BIOS   Motherboards   06 Feb 2010
Ubuntu 10.04 Is Off To A Poor Performance Start   Operating Systems   09 Dec 2009
2009 Linux Graphics Survey Results   Display Drivers   07 Dec 2009
Intel Linux Graphics Shine With Fedora 12   Display Drivers   20 Nov 2009
The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   20 May 2009
PC-BSD 7.1 vs. Kubuntu 9.04 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   20 Apr 2009
AMD Catalyst 9.4 Finally Brings X Server 1.6 Support   Display Drivers   17 Apr 2009
AMD Radeon HD 4890 On Linux   Graphics Cards   02 Apr 2009
X.Org 7.5 Released. Wait, Nope!   Software   01 Apr 2009
Moblin V2 vs. Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs. Ubuntu MID   Operating Systems   30 Mar 2009
Open-Source ATI Graphics In Ubuntu 9.04   Display Drivers   20 Mar 2009
Power Management: ATI Catalyst vs. Open-Source ATI...   Display Drivers   06 Mar 2009
Embedding A Code Compiler With GPU Drivers   Display Drivers   14 Feb 2009
Intel On Rebuilding The X.Org Linux Desktop   Display Drivers   09 Feb 2009
RandR 1.3 Explained, Demonstrated   Display Drivers   08 Feb 2009
AMD R700 2D Driver Performance Comparison   Display Drivers   23 Jan 2009
AMD Catalyst vs. X.Org Radeon Driver 2D Performance   Display Drivers   18 Jan 2009
2008 Linux Graphics Survey Results   Display Drivers   22 Dec 2008
Nouveau Companion 41   Display Drivers   11 Dec 2008
Fedora 10 Cambridge Released   Operating Systems   25 Nov 2008
Intel X.Org, Mesa Performance In Ubuntu   Display Drivers   13 Nov 2008
ATI X.Org, Mesa Performance In Ubuntu   Display Drivers   10 Nov 2008
ASRock G43Twins-FullHD   Motherboards   04 Nov 2008
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   03 Nov 2008
Ubuntu's Live USB Disk Creator   Software   24 Oct 2008
Canonical Publishes ATI Catalyst 8.10 Beta   Display Drivers   15 Oct 2008
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   01 Oct 2008
X.Org 7.4 Finally Released   Software   23 Sep 2008
X.Org 7.4 To Be Released Today   Software   10 Sep 2008
Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex Alpha 4   Operating Systems   14 Aug 2008
Keith Packard Talks X.Org At OSCON 2008   Events   23 Jul 2008
Persistent Configuration Options For X.Org Drivers   Display Drivers   15 Jul 2008
Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS vs. 8.10 Alpha 2 Performance   Operating Systems   14 Jul 2008
X.Org 7.4, Mesa 7.1 In Ubuntu 8.10   Display Drivers   12 Jul 2008
The People Behind Mesa 3D   Display Drivers   15 Jun 2008
Contributors To The X Server   Software   11 Jun 2008
Gaming With The Open-Source R500 Driver   Display Drivers   28 May 2008
X.Org 7.4 Creeps Closer To Release   Software   22 May 2008
Multi-Pointer X Going Mainline   Software   09 May 2008
The Progress Of X.Org 7.4   Software   04 May 2008
gNewSense 2.0   Operating Systems   01 May 2008
A Preview Of Kernel-Based Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   19 Apr 2008
Nouveau Companion 38   Display Drivers   03 Apr 2008

X.Org Linux News

EXT4 "Fast Commits" Coming For Big...   Linux Storage   09 Oct 2020
Linux 5.9 Regression, NVIDIA RTX 30, GNOME 40 &...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2020
Intel mOS, Torvalds Commentary, Intel Gen12 Graphics,...   Phoronix   29 Sep 2020
Debian 10.6 Released With Many Security & Bug...   Debian   26 Sep 2020
Disman Continues Taking Shape As Display Management...   KDE   23 Sep 2020
AMD Dimgrey Cavefish and VanGogh Support Lands In...   Radeon   22 Sep 2020
ADRIConf Remains The Primary GUI Control Panel For...   Mesa   22 Sep 2020
Open-Source Vivante Driver In Some Cases Outperforming...   Mesa   21 Sep 2020
AMDGPU TMZ + HDCP Should Allow Widevine DRM To Behave...   Radeon   19 Sep 2020
Libre-SOC Still Persevering To Be A Hybrid CPU/GPU...   Hardware   18 Sep 2020
X.Org Is Getting Their Cloud / Continuous Integration...   X.Org   18 Sep 2020
Microsoft Has A Large Presence At This Year's X.Org...   X.Org   17 Sep 2020
Arm Is Now Backing Panfrost Gallium3D As Open-Source...   X.Org   16 Sep 2020
After Reaching Vulkan 1.0 Conformance, V3DV Raspberry...   Vulkan   16 Sep 2020
X.Org Developers Conference 2020 Starts With Many...   X.Org   16 Sep 2020
Mesa 20.3 Picks Up New Capabilities To Help With...   Mesa   10 Sep 2020
Fedora 34 KDE Spin Planning Switch To Wayland   Fedora   08 Sep 2020
Intel Lands Adaptive-Sync/VRR Into Modesetting X.Org...   Intel   08 Sep 2020
VirtualBox 6.1.14 Adds Linux 5.8 Kernel Support   Oracle   04 Sep 2020
Paragon Submits Third Version Of New NTFS Kernel...   Linux Storage   29 Aug 2020
Linux 5.10 To Bring Support For Matrox G200 Desktop...   Hardware   26 Aug 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.9 Released With Numerous XWayland...   X.Org   26 Aug 2020
LibX11 1.6.12 Released Due To Latest Security Advisory   X.Org   25 Aug 2020
Firefox 80 Available With VA-API On X11, WebGL...   Mozilla   24 Aug 2020
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU24 Released With A Plethora Of...   Oracle   19 Aug 2020
Fedora's FESCo Approves Using DXVK As Their Default...   Fedora   11 Aug 2020
Rust Maybe Coming To The Linux Kernel, Other...   Phoronix   02 Aug 2020
X.Org's Latest Security Woes Are Bugs In LibX11,...   X.Org   31 Jul 2020
Proposed GNOME Patches Would Switch To Triple...   GNOME   28 Jul 2020
Sway 1.5 Wayland Compositor Released With...   Wayland   16 Jul 2020
Linux Seeing Kernel GPU Driver Support Two Decades...   Hardware   15 Jul 2020
Libinput 1.16 Will Warn You If Your System Is Too Slow   Wayland   15 Jul 2020
There Finally Is Work On Shipping Mozilla's WebRender...   Mozilla   11 Jul 2020
Firefox 80 To Support VA-API Acceleration On X11   Mozilla   04 Jul 2020
The Annual X.Org / Wayland / Mesa Conference Is Going...   X.Org   03 Jul 2020
Mesa CI Optimization Could Provide Big Bandwidth...   Mesa   03 Jul 2020
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2020
KDE Completes Transition To GitLab For Developer...   KDE   30 Jun 2020
Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top...   Phoronix   30 Jun 2020
NVIDIA 450.51 Linux Driver Beta Adds NGX Library,...   NVIDIA   24 Jun 2020
New Patches Aim To Improve Smoothness & Latency Of...   GNOME   15 Jun 2020
GNOME X.Org vs. Wayland Performance + Power Usage On...   Fedora   14 Jun 2020
LiteDIP: Creating Open-Source IP Blocks For Generic...   Hardware   11 Jun 2020
Intel Developer Posts Latest Patch For Variable...   X.Org   11 Jun 2020
NVIDIA 450 Linux Beta Driver Quietly Rolls Out With...   NVIDIA   07 Jun 2020
KDE Plasma 5.19 Has Better Wayland Support But Their...   KDE   02 Jun 2020
Intel's Clear Linux Working On AVX-512 Optimized...   Intel   30 May 2020
Alpine Linux 3.12 Released With D Language Support,...   Operating Systems   29 May 2020
Adaptive-Sync/VRR Seeing Port To...   X.Org   25 May 2020
XDC2020 Call For Proposals - X.Org Developers For Now...   X.Org   16 May 2020
There Are Many Interesting Google Summer of Code 2020...   Google   07 May 2020
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2020
X.Org Board Elections Wrap Up For 2020   X.Org   30 Apr 2020
Virginia Tech's "Popcorn Linux" For...   Linux Kernel   29 Apr 2020
Clear Linux Preparing To Move To GNOME 3.36, Dropping...   Clear Linux   26 Apr 2020
NVIDIA 440.66.11 Linux Driver Fixes Annoying Bugs With...   NVIDIA   24 Apr 2020
Intel's Clear Linux To Divest From The Desktop, Focus...   Clear Linux   23 Apr 2020
Nginx 1.18 Stable Released With Many Fixes,...   Free Software   22 Apr 2020
Intel Deep Learning Reference Stack 6.0 Released For...   Intel   22 Apr 2020
Debian Dropping A Number Of Old Linux Drivers Is...   Debian   21 Apr 2020
Pixman 0.40 Released As First Update In A Year For...   X.Org   20 Apr 2020
GNOME's Mutter Lands Fullscreen Unredirect Support For...   GNOME   16 Apr 2020
X.Org AutoRepeat Option Restored After 14 Year Hiatus   X.Org   13 Apr 2020
FreeBSD Is Off To A Solid Start For 2020   BSD   13 Apr 2020
The New Microsoft exFAT File-System Driver Has Landed...   Linux Storage   04 Apr 2020
Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, VSCode Now...   Clear Linux   03 Apr 2020
GNOME's Mutter Working On Variable Refresh Rate...   GNOME   31 Mar 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.8 Released With No Sign Of...   X.Org   30 Mar 2020
AMD Developers Looking At GNU C Library Platform...   AMD   25 Mar 2020
Is Clear Linux Just A Toy Distribution By Intel?   Clear Linux   18 Mar 2020
It's 2020 - Oracle Adds Meson Build System To Solaris   Oracle   17 Mar 2020
Intel's Clear Linux Has Code In Place To Begin...   Clear Linux   13 Mar 2020
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.36 Released Following Last...   GNOME   07 Mar 2020
APT 2.0 Released For Debian Package Management   Debian   07 Mar 2020
X.Org/FreeDesktop.org Is Looking For Sponsors Or May...   X.Org   27 Feb 2020
Arch Linux Announces New Project Leader   Operating Systems   24 Feb 2020
X.Org Server Lands Fixes For XWayland Full-Screen...   X.Org   24 Feb 2020
Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC...   Google   22 Feb 2020
Lima Gallium3D Driver Picks Up Multi-Submit...   Mesa   17 Feb 2020
F2FS Root File-System Support For Clear Linux Appears...   Clear Linux   14 Feb 2020
VirtualBox Shared Folder Driver Seeks Inclusion In...   Linux Storage   09 Feb 2020
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2020
NVIDIA Retiring Their Pre-Fermi "340 Series"...   NVIDIA   31 Jan 2020
Linux 5.6 Kernel Adds New System Call For...   Linux Kernel   29 Jan 2020
ZFS On Linux 0.8.3 Released With Many Fixes   Linux Storage   23 Jan 2020
Keith Packard Talks About The Early Politics Of X...   X.Org   21 Jan 2020
X.Org's XDC2020 May Abandon Poland Conference To Find...   X.Org   18 Jan 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020
Benchmarks Of Clear Linux's Native Kernel Against...   Clear Linux   08 Jan 2020
Automotive Grade Linux Has Large Presence At CES 2020   Linux Events   08 Jan 2020
Clear Linux Set To Begin Offering EarlyOOM For Better...   Clear Linux   08 Jan 2020
Arch's Switch To Zstd: ~0.8% Increase In Package Size...   Operating Systems   04 Jan 2020
X.Org Server Development Hits A Nearly Two Decade Low   X.Org   04 Jan 2020
Libinput 1.15 Released For Improving Input On X.Org +...   X.Org   03 Jan 2020
Clear Linux Saw New Features, New Desktop Installer +...   Clear Linux   01 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable...   Wayland   29 Dec 2019
Clear Linux Defined Linux Performance These Past Few...   Clear Linux   29 Dec 2019
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland...   X.Org   28 Dec 2019
Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 20 Released To Ring In...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2019