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GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Driver Performance   Display Drivers   2015-05-04
The Tests Showing Ubuntu 11.04 On A Power Consumption Binge   Operating Systems   2011-04-23
Test Driving The QEMU-KVM KMS Driver   Display Drivers   2011-04-19
Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2011-01-19
It's Becoming Very Easy To Run Wayland   Software   2010-11-25
Nouveau With Mesa 7.9 Is Better, But Still Slow   Display Drivers   2010-10-06
Talking About Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2010-06-16
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver, Refers Users To VESA   Display Drivers   2010-03-26
Intel KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-26
ATI Radeon KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-18
The Direction Of Intel Graphics With Fedora 13 Alpha   Software   2010-03-10
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In Ubuntu 10.04   Software   2010-02-25
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-11-25
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2008-10-01

KMS Linux & Open-Source News

NVIDIA 525.60.11 Linux Driver Released With Many Fixes, Vulkan Improvements   NVIDIA   2022-11-28
Intel's IPU6 Webcam Linux Driver Still A Mess, But Some Patches To Help   Intel   2022-11-27
Intel's IWD 2.0 Released For Modern Linux Wireless Daemon   Linux Networking   2022-11-20
Linux 6.2 Will No Longer Treat Intel Arc Graphics As Experimental   Intel   2022-11-19
AMD Introduces New Hotplug Driver Option For The X.Org Server   X.Org   2022-11-17
Mesa's Asahi/AGX Gallium3D Driver Makes Early Prep Changes For WIP Kernel Driver   Mesa   2022-11-17
FBDEV Drivers Will Honor "nomodeset" With Linux 6.2   Linux Kernel   2022-11-17
NVIDIA 525.53 Linux Driver Brings Dynamic Boost For AMD Laptops, Installer Enhancements   NVIDIA   2022-11-10
Linux 6.2 To Introduce Allwinner A100 & D1 Display Support   Linux Kernel   2022-11-10
NVIDIA Proposing New Linux API For Dynamic Mux Switching With Modern Dual-GPU Laptops   NVIDIA   2022-11-09
Linux 6.2 To Put The Raspberry Pi In Good Shape For 4K @ 60Hz Displays   Raspberry Pi   2022-11-03
Intel Releases Packaged Arc Graphics Driver For Ubuntu 22.04 LTS   Intel   2022-10-20
Open Firmware DRM Driver "OFDRM" Queuing For Linux 6.2   Hardware   2022-10-20
Linux 6.1-rc1 Released With Rust Now In The Kernel, MGLRU Added, New Hardware Support   Linux Kernel   2022-10-16
NVIDIA 520.56.06 Linux Driver Released With OTA Updates For Proton/Wine NVIDIA NGX Build   NVIDIA   2022-10-12
Kernel Memory Sanitizer Lands For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-10-12
MGLRU & Maple Tree Submitted For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-10-08
Open-Source VIA Linux Driver Still Wants To Be Merged, But Pursuing Acceleration First   X.Org   2022-10-08
AMD Continues Working Toward HDR Display Support For The Linux Desktop   Wayland   2022-10-06
Linux 6.1 Graphics Driver Work Includes Intel Arc Improvements, New AMD GPU IP Blocks   Linux Kernel   2022-10-05
Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan "NVK" Driver Continues Progressing   NVIDIA   2022-10-04
The Work-In-Progress Rust-Written Apple DRM Driver Manages To Start Wayland's Weston   Apple   2022-09-28
The Smaller DRM Drivers See Last Minute Updates Ahead Of Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-09-23
Wayland's Weston 11.0 Released With HDR Display & Multi-GPU Preparations   Wayland   2022-09-22
Renewed Talk Of User-Space Consoles, Accelerators In The DRM Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2022-09-16
Ubuntu 22.10 Aiming To Support The $16+ Sipeed LicheeRV RISC-V Board   Ubuntu   2022-09-16
Rust UEFI Firmware Targets Look For A Promotion To Tier-2   Programming   2022-09-12
Linux 6.1 To Drop Radeon DRM Driver's Legacy & Broken DP MST Code   Linux Kernel   2022-09-09
More DRM-Misc-Next Driver Changes Queue Up For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-09-06
Mir 2.9 Released With XDG-Shell For Wayland, Support For More Protocols   Ubuntu   2022-08-26
Atomic Async Page Flips Proposed, Valve's Gamescope Compositor Has Support Pending   Valve   2022-08-25
Imagination PowerVR Rogue DRM Linux Kernel Driver Out For Review   Linux Kernel   2022-08-23
GNOME 43's Mutter Lands Max BPC Property Support To Deal With Monitor Issues   GNOME   2022-08-22
SDL 2.24 Released With New APIs, D3D12 Renderer Work On Windows, New Linux Hints   Linux Gaming   2022-08-19
Renewed Work Around GNOME 30-bit Deep Color Frame-Buffer Support   GNOME   2022-08-09
FBDEV Updates For Linux 6.0 Bring Fixes For The Atari Graphics Chipset Driver   Linux Kernel   2022-08-07
NVIDIA GA103 Support Posted For Open-Source Nouveau Linux Driver   Nouveau   2022-08-03
Fedora 37 To Offer Official Support On Raspberry Pi 4 Devices   Raspberry Pi   2022-08-02
Open-Source VIA DRM/KMS Driver "OpenChrome" Not Ready For Merging Into Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-07-31
Linux VKMS Driver Patches Making It Easier To Build Your Own Virtual Graphics Devices   X.Org   2022-07-25
Adreno 619 Support Added To Mesa - Enables Fairphone 4 GPU Support   Mesa   2022-07-23
Radeon Software for Linux 22.20 Released With Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Support   Radeon   2022-07-15
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.20   Nouveau   2022-07-13
Atari Open-Source Linux DRM Graphics Driver Being Worked On In 2022   Linux Kernel   2022-07-09
KernelMemorySanitizer v4 Published While Already Having Found 300+ Kernel Bugs   Linux Kernel   2022-07-04
Linux 5.20 Looks To Be Primed For Usable DG2/Alchemist Desktop Graphics & ATS-M Support   Intel   2022-07-02
Apple M2 Enablement For Linux Begins With Good Progress   Apple   2022-06-28
Open-Source VIA Graphics Driver Hopes To Be Mainlined For Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-06-25
GNOME's Mutter Working On "Max BPC" Handling To Deal With Monitor Issues   GNOME   2022-06-13
Linux 5.19 Advances In Quest To Improve Explicit Synchronization For Graphics   Linux Kernel   2022-06-10
GNOME's Mutter Variable Rate Refresh Support Closer To Being Merged   GNOME   2022-06-07
Asahi Linux Celebrates First Triangle On The Apple M1 With Fully Open-Source Driver   Apple   2022-06-05
Nouveau Begins Shifting Around Code For Use By New Driver - Vulkan And/Or New Driver   Nouveau   2022-05-31
Mesa 22.1 Released With Many Vulkan Improvements, Kopper For Zink, Imagination Driver   Mesa   2022-05-18
Apple M1 Mesa Code Begins To Run glmark2   Apple   2022-05-09
ASpeed AST2600 BMC Support For DisplayPort Landing In Linux 5.19   Hardware   2022-05-06
Qualcomm MSM DRM/KMS Driver To See Display Improvements With Linux 5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-05-04
Intel Preps Some Big Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 5.19   Intel   2022-04-27
KMSAN Patches For The Linux Kernel Updated For Catching Uninitialized Memory Problems   Linux Kernel   2022-04-26
GNOME 42 Mutter Lands Fix For Using The Old "Radeon" Graphics Driver   Radeon   2022-04-17
Mesa 22.1-rc1 Brings Radeon Vulkan Enhancements, Imagination Driver & Microsoft Dozen   Mesa   2022-04-14
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Ampere Firmware To Finally Allow Accelerated Open-Source Support   NVIDIA   2022-04-11
New NVIDIA Open-Source Linux Kernel Graphics Driver Appears   NVIDIA   2022-04-08
NVIDIA Working On Support For Valve's Gamescope Wayland Compositor   Valve   2022-03-24
Imagination PowerVR Rogue GPU Vulkan Driver Merged Into Mesa 22.1   Mesa   2022-03-23
FBDEV Drivers See More Fixes With Linux 5.18   Free Software   2022-03-23
Linux 5.18 Will Speed Up Some FBDEV Operations By 6x, ASpeed AST2600 DRM Code Added   Linux Kernel   2022-03-03
OpenChrome DRM Driver For Open-Source VIA Continues To See Some Activity In 2022   Linux Kernel   2022-02-22
GNOME Dynamic Triple Buffering Can 2x The Desktop Performance For Intel Graphics, Raspberry Pi   GNOME   2022-02-13
Wayland's Weston 10.0 Compositor Released With DMA-BUF Feedback, Libseat Support   Wayland   2022-02-01
Graphics Driver Changes Begin Lining Up For Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-01-27
DirectFB2 Aims To Resurrect DirectFB For Embedded Systems   Free Software   2022-01-27
Initial Bits Land In Mesa 22.0 For Intel Raptor Lake   Intel   2022-01-25
GNOME 42 Lands DRM Privacy Screen Support   GNOME   2022-01-25
GhostBSD 22.01.12 Released With Automatic Detection For Old AMD GPUs   BSD   2022-01-17
Developer Steps Up Wanting To Maintain Linux's FBDEV Subsystem   Hardware   2022-01-16
Linux 5.17 Patch Can Help With Systemd-Less System Security, May Break Some Old Drivers   Linux Security   2022-01-04
Hypocrite Commits, Rust RFC & FUTEX2 Were Among Popular Kernel Topics In 2021   Linux Kernel   2022-01-01
Happy New Year & A Wrap On 2021   Phoronix   2021-12-31
Open-Source Qualcomm "Turnip" Driver Achieves Vulkan 1.1 Conformance, Fixes For DXVK Use   Mesa   2021-12-03
Alpine Linux 3.15 Released - Builds Off Linux 5.15, Drops MIPS64, SimpleDRM For FB   Operating Systems   2021-11-24
ASpeed Preparing AST2600 DisplayPort Support   Hardware   2021-11-22
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands Basic Support For "Clover" OpenCL   Mesa   2021-11-16
Raspberry Pi OS Updated For Debian 11 Bullseye, Desktop Transitions To GTK3+Mutter   Raspberry Pi   2021-11-08
X.Org Server 21.1 Released With Variable Rate Refresh In Modesetting Driver, Other Work   X.Org   2021-10-27
NVIDIA 470.74 Linux Driver Released With Several Fixes   NVIDIA   2021-09-20
Google Is Successfully Using The Open-Source Qualcomm GL/VLK Drivers On Chromebooks   Mesa   2021-09-16
Reverse Engineering, Open-Source Driver Writing Continues For Apple's M1 GPU   X.Org   2021-09-15
Linux 5.15 Is A Very Exciting Kernel For AMD   AMD   2021-09-12
Privacy-Screen DRM API With Intel Support Ready Now That GNOME Is Prepared To Use It   Hardware   2021-09-10
AMD Prepares More Graphics Driver Code For Linux 5.15   Radeon   2021-08-07
xf86-video-amdgpu 21.0.0 Released For Radeon Linux Users Still On X.Org   Radeon   2021-07-30
AMD Leveraging VKMS Driver To Improve Its Virtual Display Support   Radeon   2021-07-13
The Most Popular Intel Linux/Open-Source News From H1'2021   Intel   2021-07-08
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To PyTorch ROCm   AMD   2021-07-04
Microsoft's Hyper-V DRM Display Driver Will Land For Linux 5.14   Microsoft   2021-06-09
Canonical's Mir 2.4 Brings Numerous X11 + Wayland Enhancements   Ubuntu   2021-06-08
Linux 5.14 To Bring SimpleDRM Driver, VC4 HDR, Marks More AGP Code As Legacy   Linux Kernel   2021-05-13
Apple Magic Mouse 2, Microsoft SAM Support Added For Linux 5.13   Hardware   2021-04-29
X.Org Server 1.20.11 Released Due To New Security Advisory   X.Org   2021-04-13
The Most Popular AMD Linux/Open-Source News For Q1'2021   AMD   2021-03-31
Linux 5.13 To Enable The Keyboard/Touchpad Of Newer Microsoft Surface Laptops   Microsoft   2021-03-30
X.Org Foundation Bows Out For Google Summer of Code 2021   X.Org   2021-03-07
helloSystem, System76 Keyboard + Linux 5.11/5.12 Captivated Users In February   Phoronix   2021-03-01
Linux 5.11 Released With Intel Integer Scaling, AMD Performance Boost, RTX 30 KMS   Linux Kernel   2021-02-14
There Are Big Changes On The Horizon With Linux 5.12   Linux Kernel   2021-02-14
The 11 Most Interesting Features For Linux 5.11 - Lots For AMD + Intel This Cycle   Linux Kernel   2021-02-12
Nouveau With Linux 5.12 Has ~5k L.O.C. Change In Preparing For Ampere   Nouveau   2021-02-12
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January Excitement   Phoronix   2021-02-01
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Sent In For Linux 5.12   Nouveau   2021-01-29
Nouveau X.Org Driver Sees First Release In Two Years   NVIDIA   2021-01-23
GNOME 40's Mutter Adds Atomic Mode-Setting Support   GNOME   2021-01-23
Apple M1 Open-Source GPU Bring-Up Sees An Early Triangle   Apple   2021-01-22
Linux 5.11-rc4 Released With NVIDIA RTX 30 Mode-Setting, Haswell GT1 Graphics Restored   Linux Kernel   2021-01-17
Raspberry Pi "VC4" DRM Driver Sees 10/12 BPC Color Depth With Linux 5.12   Raspberry Pi   2021-01-06
The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10   Linux Kernel   2020-12-08
Arcan 0.6 Display Server Adds Network Transparency, XWayland Client Isolation   Free Software   2020-11-26
Mir 2.2 Released With Display Wall Capabilities, Composite Bypass On GBM-KMS   Ubuntu   2020-11-19
TTM Multihop + Intel Keem Bay Display Support Queued For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2020-11-12
Mir 2.1 Released With Some New Protocol Support, Many Fixes   Ubuntu   2020-09-29
Intel Lands Adaptive-Sync/VRR Into Modesetting X.Org Driver   Intel   2020-09-08
NVIDIA Engineer Sends Out Patches For Supporting Sync FDs + Sync Objects With Nouveau   NVIDIA   2020-09-03
Nintendo Switch Controller Driver To Be Upstreamed With Linux 5.10   Hardware   2020-08-30
Open-Source GPU Driver Updates Sent In For Linux 5.9 From Sienna Cichlid To Rocket Lake   Linux Kernel   2020-08-06
Mir 2.0 Released In Dropping Legacy Bits, New Platform Improvements   Ubuntu   2020-07-24
The Small DRM Drivers See Another Round Of Updates For Linux 5.9   Linux Kernel   2020-07-19
Intel Unveils New "KMB" DRM Driver For Their New SoC With An ARM CPU + Movidius VPU   Intel   2020-06-30
Linux 5.8 Graphics Updates Sent In With AMDGPU TMZ Support, P2P Buffers   Linux Kernel   2020-06-02
There Are Many Interesting Google Summer of Code 2020 Open-Source Projects   Google   2020-05-07
Canonical Contributing Upstream Improvements To Plymouth Ahead Of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2020-04-06
Debian Testing Is Enabling WireGuard Within Their Linux Kernel Build   Debian   2020-03-21
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable GNOME/KDE Desktop Support   Wayland   2019-12-29
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland Taking Off   X.Org   2019-12-28
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora Saw A Lot Of Changes During The 2010s   Fedora   2019-12-24
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus Torvald's Criticism + Overclocking   NVIDIA   2019-12-19
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The 2010s   Radeon   2019-12-18
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Might Still End Up Shipping With WireGuard Support   Ubuntu   2019-12-12
WireGuard Sends Out Latest Patch Revision In Preparing For Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-12-09
Some Of The Interesting Open-Source Projects For Outreachy's Winter 2019 Round   Linux Events   2019-12-07
Mir 1.6 Released With New Wayland, DispmanX Platform Support   Ubuntu   2019-12-03
The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Will End Out 2019 In Poor Shape Still For Newer GPUs   Nouveau   2019-11-24
Latest WireGuard Patch Out For Review With It Looking Like It Will Land For Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-11-21
Virtual KMS Driver To Work On Virtual Refresh Rate Support (FreeSync)   X.Org   2019-11-10
Outreachy Developers Have Been Making Some Useful Contributions To The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-11-03
Mir Working On A Mir-On-Wayland Nested Compositor Path, Broadcom DispmanX API Support   Ubuntu   2019-10-30
ASpeed DRM Driver Ported To Atomic Mode-Setting   Hardware   2019-10-29
OpenChrome Still Aspiring For Open-Source VIA Graphics, But Not Going Mainline This Year   X.Org   2019-10-23
xf86-video-amdgpu 19.1 Delivers A Batch Of Fixes   X.Org   2019-10-12
Raspberry Pi 4's V3D Mesa Driver Nearing OpenGL ES 3.1   Mesa   2019-10-11
NVIDIA Still Working On A Generic Allocator - Has Working Open-Source Implementation   NVIDIA   2019-10-07