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Radeon RX 6800 Series Seeing Some Small Gains With Linux 5.12   Display Drivers   2021-03-05
LG's 4K FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync Display For Just $219 USD   Computers   2019-05-01
Using G-SYNC Compatible On Linux With NVIDIA's 418.30 Beta Driver   Display Drivers   2019-01-30
AMD FreeSync For Tear-Free Linux Gaming - Current State In 2017   Linux Gaming   2017-12-16
AMDGPU-PRO 16.50 Rolls Out With GCN 1.0 Support, FreeSync   Display Drivers   2016-12-08

FreeSync Linux & Open-Source News

GNOME's Mutter Variable Rate Refresh Support Closer To Being Merged   GNOME   2022-06-07
Linux 5.18 Released With Intel SDSi, New CPU & GPU Features   Linux Kernel   2022-05-22
Linux 5.18 Preparing For Release - Especially Heavy With Many Intel & AMD Changes   Linux Kernel   2022-05-20
Linux 5.18 Graphics Driver Changes From FreeSync Video Mode To New Intel Hardware   Linux Kernel   2022-03-24
AMD Linux Kernel Graphics Driver Closing In On 4 Million Lines   Radeon   2022-03-13
Linux 5.18 To Bring New Intel Drivers, Optimization For AMD EPYC, C11 & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-03-11
More AMD Radeon Driver Improvements Lined Up For Linux 5.18   Radeon   2022-02-26
AMD Sends In Bits Of New Hardware Blocks For Linux 5.18 Radeon Updates   Radeon   2022-02-19
AMD Enabling FreeSync Video Mode By Default With Linux 5.18, Merging AMDKFD CRIU   Radeon   2022-02-13
Mesa 22.0 Intel OpenGL/Vulkan Drivers Enable Adaptive-Sync/VRR   Intel   2022-01-02
Hypocrite Commits, Rust RFC & FUTEX2 Were Among Popular Kernel Topics In 2021   Linux Kernel   2022-01-01
The Most Exciting AMD Linux / Open-Source News Of 2021   AMD   2021-12-29
X.Org Server 21.1 Released With Variable Rate Refresh In Modesetting Driver, Other Work   X.Org   2021-10-27
X.Org Server 21.1 RC2 Brings Fix For Mixed VRR/Non-VRR Multi-Monitor Setups   X.Org   2021-10-14
X.Org Modesetting Driver Will Now Better Handle Multi-Montior Mixed-VRR Setups   X.Org   2021-10-08
Linux 5.15 Is A Very Exciting Kernel For AMD   AMD   2021-09-12
AMD Posts Linux Patches In Preparing For DisplayPort 2.0 Radeon GPU Support   Radeon   2021-08-16
AMD Prepares More Graphics Driver Code For Linux 5.15   Radeon   2021-08-07
Radeon "Cyan Skillfish" Navi 1x APU Submitted For Linux 5.15 Plus Many Fixes   Radeon   2021-07-30
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To PyTorch ROCm   AMD   2021-07-04
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made For An Exciting June   Phoronix   2021-06-30
GNU Linux-libre 5.13-gnu Released For The Latest Kernel Deblobbing   Linux Kernel   2021-06-28
Linux 5.13 Released With Apple M1 Bringup, Landlock, FreeSync HDMI + Much More   Linux Kernel   2021-06-27
The 13 Most Interesting Changes Of Linux 5.13 From Apple M1 To Security Enhancements   Linux Kernel   2021-06-25
KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta Ready For Testing With Much Better Wayland Experience   KDE   2021-05-14
AMDGPU Driver Gets Initial Fixes For Linux 5.13 - Polaris 12 32-bit, Suspend/Resume Fix   Linux Kernel   2021-05-06
KDE Plasma 5.22 Now Supports FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync On Wayland, GPU Hot-Plugging   KDE   2021-05-01
Linux 5.13 Graphics Drivers Are Exciting From Intel Alder Lake S Bring-Up To AMD FreeSync HDMI   Linux Kernel   2021-04-28
AMD Sends In ASPM Support, FreeSync Fixes For Linux 5.13 Cycle   Linux Kernel   2021-04-24
Features Expected For Linux 5.13 From Apple M1 To FreeSync HDMI To AMD Aldebaran   Linux Kernel   2021-04-17
VCN Load Balancing, LTTPR, More Aldebaran + Other Changes For Radeon In Linux 5.13   Radeon   2021-04-02
Linux 5.12 Corruption, GNOME 40, AMD Milan, Rust In Linux-Next Made For An Exciting March   Phoronix   2021-04-01
The Most Popular AMD Linux/Open-Source News For Q1'2021   AMD   2021-03-31
AMD Sends In Aldebaran, FreeSync HDMI, Other Graphics Changes For Linux 5.13   Radeon   2021-03-20
VRR, Lower Latency Likely Coming For KDE's KWin Wayland Compositor   KDE   2021-02-22
There Are Big Changes On The Horizon With Linux 5.12   Linux Kernel   2021-02-14
AMDGPU FreeSync Video Mode Optimization Updated But Too Late For Linux 5.12   Radeon   2021-02-14
More AMDGPU Patches For Linux 5.12 Point To First Sign Towards PCIe 5.0, FreeSync HDMI   AMD   2021-02-04
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January Excitement   Phoronix   2021-02-01
AMD FreeSync HDMI Patch Appearing For Their Open-Source Linux Driver   Radeon   2021-01-30
HDMI Forum Closing Public Specification Access Is Hurting Open-Source GPU Drivers   Standards   2021-01-06
Radeon FreeSync Video Mode Optimization Updated For The AMDGPU Linux Driver   Radeon   2021-01-04
AMD Adding Experimental Video Mode Optimization To FreeSync   Radeon   2020-12-10
AMD Has Some Last Minute Updates For The AMDGPU Driver In Linux 5.11   Radeon   2020-12-10
Intel Lands Adaptive-Sync/VRR Into Modesetting X.Org Driver   Intel   2020-09-08
Radeon's AMDVLK Driver Does Support FreeSync/VRR But The Option Isn't Widely Known   Radeon   2020-08-20
Sway 1.5 Wayland Compositor Released With Adaptive-Sync/VRR, New Protocols   Wayland   2020-07-16
Linux 5.9 To Expose Adaptive-Sync / VRR Range Via DebugFS   X.Org   2020-06-26
Sway 1.5-RC1 Wayland Compositor Brings VRR / Adaptive-Sync, New Protocol Support   Wayland   2020-06-25
Intel Developer Posts Latest Patch For Variable Refresh Rate Within X.Org Modesetting   X.Org   2020-06-11
Adaptive-Sync/VRR Seeing Port To xf86-video-modesetting Driver   X.Org   2020-05-25
Linux 5.8 To Better Deal With Critical Thermal Faults For Radeon GPUs   Radeon   2020-05-20
Linux 5.7 Seeing Radeon FreeSync Fixes, Back-Ported Soft Recovery For Navi   Radeon   2020-05-14
GNOME's Mutter Working On Variable Refresh Rate Support (VRR / Adaptive-Sync / FreeSync)   GNOME   2020-03-31
AMD Sends In A Bunch Of Fixes For Linux 5.6 Along With Pollock Support   Radeon   2020-01-17
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The 2010s   Radeon   2019-12-18
Virtual KMS Driver To Work On Virtual Refresh Rate Support (FreeSync)   X.Org   2019-11-10
Vulkan To Better Handle Variable Rate Displays / Adaptive-Sync In The Future   Vulkan   2019-10-13
It Looks Like HDMI FreeSync/VRR For Linux + Wayland Support Will Eventually Come For AMD   AMD   2019-10-04
AMD Linux Improvements Pending Around FreeSync Low Frame Rate Compensation   Radeon   2019-09-10
Valve's ACO Compiler, Zink, FreeSync & Other Topics To Be Talked About At XDC 2019   X.Org   2019-08-06
AMDVLK Still Hasn't Yet Adopted FreeSync Support   Radeon   2019-06-18
Mesa 19.1 Released With Experimental Intel Gallium3D, Other New GL/VLK Drivers Too   Mesa   2019-06-11
Zombieload, RHEL 8.0, Linux 5.2 & GCC Happenings Dominated May   Free Software   2019-05-31
Linux 5.2 DRM Makes Icelake Production-Ready, Adds Lima & Panfrost Drivers   Linux Kernel   2019-05-09
The Huge Linux 5.2 Kernel Merge Window Kicks Off   Linux Kernel   2019-05-06
AMDGPU Has FreeSync Improvements Ready For Linux 5.2 Plus Vega 20 Power Fixes   Radeon   2019-05-02
Linux 5.2 Will Be A Huge Release: EXT4 Case Insensitive, NVIDIA AltMode, Fieldbus + More   Linux Kernel   2019-04-29
AMD's FreeSync Linux Code Continues To Be Improved Upon For Low Frame-Rate Scenarios   Radeon   2019-04-26
RADV Vulkan Driver Lands FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync For Mesa 19.1   Radeon   2019-04-23
Mesa 19.1 Likely To See Radeon "RADV" Vulkan FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync Support   Mesa   2019-04-17
AMDGPU Has FreeSync Improvements & PowerPlay Fixes For Linux 5.2   Radeon   2019-04-11
FreeSync Support For RADV Vulkan Driver Blocked By Lack Of Config System   Radeon   2019-04-08
Gentoo-Based Sabayon 19.03 - Finally Supports Full Disk Encryption, Python 3 Default   Operating Systems   2019-04-01
More AMD FreeSync Patches Likely Coming To Linux 5.2   Radeon   2019-03-23
Interested In FreeSync With The RADV Vulkan Driver? Testing Help Is Needed   Radeon   2019-03-18
Mesa 19.0 Released With Many Improvements To The Open-Source Vulkan/OpenGL Drivers   Mesa   2019-03-13
Mesa 19.0-RC7 Released With Freedreno, Gallium Nine Fixes   Mesa   2019-03-07
xf86-video-amdgpu 19.0 Brings FreeSync VRR Bit, TearFree Fixes   Radeon   2019-03-06
Enabling AMD Radeon FreeSync On Linux 5.0   Radeon   2019-03-04
Linux 5.0 Kernel Released With Long-Awaited FreeSync Support, Many New/Improved Features   Linux Kernel   2019-03-03
It's Linux 5.0 Kernel Day Followed By The Start Of Linux 5.1   Linux Kernel   2019-03-03
AMDGPU FreeSync Has A Last Minute Fix To Help Prevent Stuttering For Linux 5.0   Radeon   2019-02-27
NVIDIA 418.43 Stable Linux Driver Released, Includes GTX 1660 Ti Support   NVIDIA   2019-02-22
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-22
AMDGPU Has Late Fixes For Linux 5.0: Golden Register Update For Vega 20, Display Fixes   Radeon   2019-02-21
No Surprise But Intel Linux Developers Are Working Towards Adaptive-Sync Support   Intel   2019-02-14
AMDGPU DC Gets Fixes For Seamless Boot, Disappearing Cursor On Raven Ridge   Radeon   2019-02-13
Linux 5.0-rc6 Released - Still On Track For A Normal Release   Linux Kernel   2019-02-10
AMDGPU Sends In More Linux 5.1 Updates With Seamless Boot Bits, FreeSync Fixes   Radeon   2019-02-08
AMDGPU Fixes For Linux 5.0 Include FreeSync/VRR Properties For eDP Displays   Radeon   2019-02-06
Mesa 19.0-RC1 Released With FreeSync Bits, Soft FP64, Many Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2019-01-30
NVIDIA 418.30 Linux Driver Adds Video Codec SDK 9.0, Optical Flow Support   NVIDIA   2019-01-30
NVIDIA Linux Beta Rolling Out "G-SYNC Compatible" FreeSync Monitor Support   NVIDIA   2019-01-30
The New Features On Deck For Mesa 19.0: Vulkan Additions, FreeSync, Soft FP64 & More   Mesa   2019-01-28
Linux 5.0-rc4 Kernel Released - "Everything Looks Ok"   Linux Kernel   2019-01-27
AMDGPU DC Code Improvements Bring Better Page-Flipping   Radeon   2019-01-23
AMDGPU Kernel Driver Is Working Out Well On Linux 5.0   Radeon   2019-01-22
AMDGPU Changes Begin Queuing Ahead Of Linux 5.1 Kernel Cycle   Radeon   2019-01-16
The Expected Linux Driver State For The Radeon VII   Radeon   2019-01-10
Linux 5.0-rc1 Debuts With New Hardware Support, FreeSync, I3C, High-Res Scrolling   Linux Kernel   2019-01-06
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking Forward To In 2019   Linux Kernel   2019-01-02
A Lot Of AMDGPU DC Fixes, New VegaM PCI ID Line Up For Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-12-29
Mesa RadeonSI Lands FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync Support That Pair With Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-12-28
The Most Popular AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2018   AMD   2018-12-26
FreeSync Support Lands In Linux 4.21 With Other DRM Updates In Christmas Day Merge   Linux Kernel   2018-12-26
Happy Holidays As We Wrap Up 2018, Looking Ahead To An Exciting 2019   Phoronix   2018-12-25
Linux 4.21 Is Going To Be A Big Release To Jump-Start The New Year   Linux Kernel   2018-12-22
AMD Squeezes In Some Final AMDGPU Changes To DRM-Next For Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-12-13
Linux Is Already In Good Shape For The New Features Of Intel Gen11 Graphics & Icelake   Intel   2018-12-12
AMDGPU Driver Gets Final Batch Of Features For Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-12-08
Linux 4.21 Is Sure To Be Another Exciting Kernel Upgrade: FreeSync, Adiantum & More   Linux Kernel   2018-12-02
AMDGPU Linux 4.21 Changes Queued With FreeSync, DC ABM, KFD Compute For Vega12/Polaris12   Radeon   2018-12-01
AMDGPU FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync Is Set To Land For Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-11-30
Mesa 18.3 Gets A Release Date Towards The End Of November   Mesa   2018-10-23
AMD FreeSync 2 HDR Coming To The Linux Kernel In 2019   Radeon   2018-10-21
A Look At The Many Features On The Table For The Upcoming Linux 4.20~5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-10-20
AMD Posts Latest Open-Source Linux Patches For FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync / VRR   Radeon   2018-10-11
AMDGPU DC Display Code Ported To GCN 1.0 "Southern Islands" GPUs   Radeon   2018-10-08
The Great Work In DRM-Next: More Icelake, Vega 20, xGMI & Other Additions   Linux Kernel   2018-10-07
Vega 20 Compute Driver Support, Picasso DPG Added To Linux 4.20~5.0 Queue   Radeon   2018-09-28
The State Of Wayland Support For KDE Plasma 5.14   KDE   2018-09-25
AMD Posts Updated Mesa Patches For Variable Refresh Rate (FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync)   Radeon   2018-09-24
AMD Sends Out Initial Open-Source Linux Graphics Support For "Picasso" APUs   Radeon   2018-09-12
AMD Finally Rolls Out New Linux Patches For Adaptive-Sync / VRR (FreeSync)   Radeon   2018-09-11
AMD Begins Staging AMDGPU Patches For Linux 4.20/5.0, Including FreeSync Refactoring   Linux Kernel   2018-08-17
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-06-17
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.17 Kernel: Power Savings, AMDGPU DC, ACPI TAD   Linux Kernel   2018-06-03
Finally A Discussion Is Back Concerning FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync / VRR DRM Support   Radeon   2018-04-10
AMDGPU DC Begins Reworking FreeSync Module   Radeon   2018-04-04
Seven Reasons To Already Get Excited For Linux 4.17, Especially For AMD/Radeon Users   Linux Kernel   2018-03-30
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461 Insertions, 38,059 Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-03-29
AMDGPU DC's Latest 34 Patches Provide More Fixes   Radeon   2018-03-20
Linux 4.17 To Enable AMDGPU DC By Default For All Supported GPUs   Radeon   2018-03-16
Radeon Wattman's "Automan" Being Enabled For Vega On Linux   Radeon   2018-02-25
Linux 4.15 Expected To Be Released Today, But It Might Be 4.15-rc9   Linux Kernel   2018-01-21
There's One Big Feature Left For The Radeon Linux Driver Left To Tackle In 2018   AMD   2017-12-29
Radeon Overlay Is Similar To A Feature Mesa Offered For Years   Radeon   2017-12-13
AMD Publishes More DC Patches, Disables FreeSync By Default   Radeon   2017-12-01
The Many Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver Advancements Of 2017   Radeon   2017-11-30
HDMI 2.1 Specification Brings [email protected] / [email protected]   Hardware   2017-11-28
Linux 4.15 Is A Huge Update For Both AMD CPU & Radeon GPU Owners   AMD   2017-11-18
AMDGPU DC Code Lands For Linux 4.15 Kernel   Radeon   2017-11-17
AMDGPU DC Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.15 Kernel - 132,395 Lines Of Code   Radeon   2017-11-17
AMDGPU DC Gets More Fixes Ahead Of The 4.15 Pull Request   Radeon   2017-11-15
The Libdrm & xf86-video-amdgpu Repositories To Follow For FreeSync   Radeon   2017-10-28
New AMDGPU DC Patches Published, More Work Towards FreeSync   AMD   2017-10-27
AMDGPU DC Gets A Final Batch Of Changes Before Linux 4.15   AMD   2017-10-22
AMD Developers Begin Making Open-Source FreeSync/AdaptiveSync Plans   Radeon   2017-10-17
Linux 4.15 Is Shaping Up To be An Exciting Kernel, Especially For AMD Users   Linux Kernel   2017-10-15