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X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific Features   Software   2014-07-17
Intel On Rebuilding The X.Org Linux Desktop   Display Drivers   2009-02-09
RandR 1.3 Explained, Demonstrated   Display Drivers   2009-02-08
Keith Packard Talks X.Org At OSCON 2008   Events   2008-07-23

Keith Packard Linux & Open-Source News

Mesa Vulkan KHR_present_wait Support Extended To Wayland   Mesa   2023-05-03
Picolibc 1.8.1 Released With Microblaze Support, Various Improvements   Free Software   2023-04-09
Valve Implements Opt-In VK_KHR_present_wait For Mesa Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2022-11-24
Picolibc 1.7.9 Adds Support For More CPU Targets   Programming   2022-10-13
Picolibc 1.7.5 Released For Embedded Systems With Limited RAM   Programming   2022-03-16
Picolibc 1.7.4 Brings Improved Meson Support, Restructured Math Code   Programming   2021-11-20
Picolibc Continues Maturing As Very Lightweight C Library For The Embedded World   Programming   2021-09-28
DRM Lease Protocol Support Merged For Wayland For VR Headsets   Wayland   2021-08-07
Vulkan 1.2.185 Introduces Several New Extensions - Includes Presentation Work Led By Valve   Vulkan   2021-07-20
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020   Phoronix   2020-12-31
X11 Library Sees Lots Of Fixes With libX11 1.7 Release   X.Org   2020-11-21
Picolibc Continues Seeing Improvements, Contributions From Arm   Programming   2020-08-16
Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top H1'2020 For Linux   Phoronix   2020-06-30
X.Org Board Elections Wrap Up For 2020   X.Org   2020-04-30
New Vulkan Extension Could Enhance Frame Timing Controls For Games   Vulkan   2020-02-02
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics Of January   Phoronix   2020-02-01
Keith Packard Talks About The Early Politics Of X Window System + Code Licensing   X.Org   2020-01-21
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland Taking Off   X.Org   2019-12-28
Picolibc 1.1 Released With POSIX File I/O Support   Programming   2019-11-15
Vulkan To Better Handle Variable Rate Displays / Adaptive-Sync In The Future   Vulkan   2019-10-13
Picolibc 1.0 Released - A New C Library For Embedded Systems   Programming   2019-09-24
Stepping Towards Better VR Headset Support On Wayland   Wayland   2019-08-12
Longtime X11/Linux Developer Joins SiFive To Work On RISC-V Processors   RISC-V   2019-07-01
Red Hat Expecting X.Org To "Go Into Hard Maintenance Mode Fairly Quickly"   X.Org   2019-06-28
Interesting Linux.Conf.Au 2019 Videos Now Available   Linux Events   2019-01-26
Mesa Vulkan Drivers Move Ahead With PCI Bus Info, Calibrated Timestamps   Mesa   2018-10-15
Wayland's Weston Will Now Respect Your VR HMD   Wayland   2018-09-24
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton & Linux 4.19 Made August Super Exciting   Phoronix   2018-08-31
Keith Packard Takes On X.Org Window Scaling With Input Handling   X.Org   2018-08-27
Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan Driver Improvements   Mesa   2018-08-21
XDC2018 Will Have Many Interesting Talks On Vulkan, AR/VR, Wayland & More   X.Org   2018-08-12
X.Org Server 1.20.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes   X.Org   2018-08-07
There Are 600+ Games In The Main Debian Repository   Debian   2018-08-02
The State of Gaming On Debian In 2018   Debian   2018-07-31
DebConf18 Kicks Off This Weekend As The First Official Debian Conference In Asia   Debian   2018-07-27
Mesa 18.2 Is On The Final Days Of Development With Many New Features Coming   Mesa   2018-07-26
Pre-AMDGPU xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Sees A Round Of Improvements   Radeon   2018-07-11
RandR Lease Support Appears Ready For AMDGPU X.Org Driver   Radeon   2018-07-07
Vulkan Display Extensions To Be Used By SteamVR Merged Into Mesa RADV/ANV   Mesa   2018-06-19
DRM Leasing / Display Patches Updated For Mesa's Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2018-06-12
X.Org 2018 Elections Yield 54% Voter Turnout, Select Four New Board Members   X.Org   2018-04-17
Valve Reaffirms Commitment To Linux, SteamOS   Valve   2018-04-03
VK_GOOGLE_display_timing May Be A Big Help For Vulkan Games   Linux Gaming   2018-03-31
It's Time For X.Org Members To Cast Their 2018 Ballots   X.Org   2018-03-22
Six Candidates Are Vying For This Year's X.Org Foundation Board   X.Org   2018-03-17
RandR Leases Support For AMDGPU DDX Driver   X.Org   2018-03-03
A Look At The Many Features To X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   2018-02-28
RandR CRTC/Output Leases Lands In X.Org Server   X.Org   2018-02-27
Xorgproto 2018.3 Brings RandR Leasing + Non-Desktop Monitors   X.Org   2018-02-21
X.Org Server Patches Updated For Non-Desktop & Lease Handling   X.Org   2018-02-12
Keith Packard Plumbs Direct Display Extensions Into RADV & ANV   Valve   2018-02-10
Keith Packard Exploring "Semi-Automatic Compositing" For The X.Org Server   X.Org   2018-02-03
The State Of VR HMDs On Linux With DRM Leasing, Etc   Hardware   2018-01-26
XWayland Gets XDG-Output Support For Potential Fractional Scaling   X.Org   2018-01-24
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   2017-12-31
The Most Popular Linux Gaming News For 2017   Linux Gaming   2017-12-30
Keith Packard Sends Out Latest Patches For RandR 1.6, Linux VR Improvements   X.Org   2017-12-22
Libdrm 2.4.89 Released With Leasing & Synchronization Object APIs   Mesa   2017-12-18
Even With Wayland Around, X.Org Had A Busy 2017   X.Org   2017-12-11
X.Org Server Patches Updated For Non-Desktop & Leases To Better VR HMD Support   X.Org   2017-12-08
2017 Has Been The First Year In A Decade Without A Major X.Org Server Update   X.Org   2017-12-05
"NonDesktop" Proposed For RandR: Useful For VR & Apple Touch Bar Like Devices   X.Org   2017-10-19
DRM Leasing Support To Land For Linux 4.15   X.Org   2017-10-19
A Recap Of XDC2017: Advancing Wayland, Mesa & Yes The X.Org Server   X.Org   2017-09-25
Keith Packard's Work On Better Supporting VR HMDs Under Linux With X.Org/DRM   Valve   2017-09-23
Leasing Support Revised For X.Org Server / RADV, For SteamVR On Linux   Valve   2017-08-02
Ryzen, NVIDIA & Unity 8 Abandonment Topped H1'2017   Phoronix   2017-07-03
Keith Packard Continues Working On DRM Leases For Vulkan / Linux VR   Vulkan   2017-07-01
Keith Packard Making Progress With DRM Leases, Adding Vulkan Support   Hardware   2017-05-30
X.Org 2017 Election Results   X.Org   2017-04-13
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs Support   X.Org   2017-04-06
AMD Ryzen Has Captivated Linux Gamers & Enthusiasts   Free Software   2017-04-01
Keith Packard Making Progress On DRM Leases For VR HMDs   X.Org   2017-04-01
Keith Packard On Needed DRM Changes For VR HMDs   Valve   2017-03-28
AMD Ryzen, Valve, Linux 4.10~4.11 & Kabylake Dominated Q1   Phoronix   2017-03-26
Keith Packard Comments On Valve Work   Linux Gaming   2017-03-14
Valve Hires X11 Veteran Keith Packard To Work On The Linux Display Stack   Valve   2017-03-14
Linux.Conf.Au 2017 Kicks Off In Tasmania: Kernel Fun, Vulkan, GPU-Accelerated JPEG   Linux Events   2017-01-15
X.Org Server Development Continues Trending Quite Low   X.Org   2016-12-27
X.Org Server 1.20 "Shrimp & Grits" Open For Development   X.Org   2016-11-18
X.Org Server 1.19 RC2, Some Prominent XWayland Changes   X.Org   2016-10-29
X.Org's GLAMOR 2D Performance Continues To Be Tuned   X.Org   2016-09-26
X.Org Server 1.19 Release Candidate 1   X.Org   2016-09-19
X.Org Server 1.19 Is Ready To Freeze, Almost 600 Changes   X.Org   2016-09-17
X.Org Server 1.19 Proposed For Release Next Month   X.Org   2016-09-04
Video & Input Driver ABIs Will Change Again For X.Org Server 1.19   X.Org   2016-07-20
X.Org Server Development Continues Trending Lower   X.Org   2016-07-16
X Developer Keith Packard's ChaosKey Hardware RNG Is Almost Here   Hardware   2016-07-10
Dirk Hohndel Is No Longer Intel's Chief Linux/OSS Technologist   Intel   2016-07-06
Threaded Input Finally Lands In The X.Org Server   X.Org   2016-05-26
Intel Loses Another Longtime Open-Source Graphics Driver Developer   Intel   2016-05-12
Threaded Input Has Been Revised Again For The X.Org Server   X.Org   2016-05-12
X.Org Members Approve Becoming Part Of The SPI Organization   X.Org   2016-04-27
The Critically-Important X.Org Elections Are Ending Soon   X.Org   2016-04-24
X.Org 2016 Elections Commence: Will They Merge With The SPI?   X.Org   2016-04-13
Nominees For The 2016 X.Org Board Elections   X.Org   2016-03-31
There's Still Time To Nominate Someone To The X.Org Board (2016)   X.Org   2016-03-13
X.Org Elections Are Next Month, Will Vote Again About SPI Merger   X.Org   2016-02-23
More Details On HP's "The Machine" Finally Emerge   Hardware   2016-02-08
OpenGL 3.3 Core Profile Support For GLAMOR   X.Org   2016-01-18
X.Org Server Development Slows To Lowest Point In A Decade   X.Org   2016-01-04
Threaded Input Is Back To Being Worked On For The X.Org Server   X.Org   2015-12-09
XWayland, NotifyFD, Video ABI Bump In X.Org Server Git   X.Org   2015-12-01
X.Org Server 1.18 Officially Released   X.Org   2015-11-09
X.Org Server Commit Process Opens Up To More Developers   X.Org   2015-10-27
Keith Packard Talks About Sustaining X11's Development   X.Org   2015-09-18
Wayland Continues Advancing On Features, But XWayland Could Use Some Help   Wayland   2015-09-16
X.Org Server 1.18 Release Candidate Is Out   X.Org   2015-09-02
X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR Improvements, But No Sign Of 1.18   X.Org   2015-06-30
Wondering If HP Will Release Linux++ This Month   Hardware   2015-06-01
RandR 1.5 Brings Monitor Objects & Tile Support For X.Org   X.Org   2015-05-18
DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org Driver   X.Org   2015-03-17
New Debian TC Members Appointed For Going Past The Systemd Fallout   Debian   2015-03-09
Why The X.Org Foundation Wants To Join The SPI   X.Org   2015-02-11
X.Org Server 1.17.1 Released To Fix Yet Another X Security Vulnerability   X.Org   2015-02-10
X.Org Server 1.17 Officially Released   X.Org   2015-02-04
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is Out   X.Org   2015-01-23
Intel's Open-Source Graphics Team Poaches A Top Nouveau Driver Developer   NVIDIA   2015-01-21
Keith Packard Leaves Intel's Linux Graphics Work   Intel   2015-01-20
Linux.Conf.Au 2015 Kicks Off In Auckland   Linux Events   2015-01-12
X.Org Server 1.17 Should Ship Soon, X.Org Server 1.18 Likely To Be A Quicker Cycle   X.Org   2015-01-05
X.Org Server Saw More Code In 2014 Than 2013, But Its Heydays Are Over   X.Org   2015-01-03
X.Org & Wayland Can Both Co-Exist & Continue Marching Forward   Wayland   2014-12-28
Multi-Stream Transport 4K Monitors To Become Better Supported On Linux   Hardware   2014-12-17
X-Video Support For The Mode-Setting DDX Driver   X.Org   2014-12-15
KeithP Looks To Reduce The Latency Of Using The X.Org Present Extension   X.Org   2014-12-13
GLAMOR Acceleration Continues To Be Cleaned Up   X.Org   2014-10-30
X.Org Server 1.17 RC1 Released, Exciting For GLAMOR & Modesetting   X.Org   2014-10-29
Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC2014   X.Org   2014-10-12
GLAMOR Is Making Linux 2D Performance More Glamorous   X.Org   2014-10-10
X.Org's XDC Is This Week In Bordeaux: Wayland, BSD & Wine   X.Org   2014-10-06
New Code Starts Lining Up For X.Org Server 1.17   X.Org   2014-09-16
X.Org Server 1.17 Likely To Have Built-In KMS Modesetting Driver   X.Org   2014-09-12
Getting Involved With The New Raspberry Pi Graphics Driver   Raspberry Pi   2014-08-30
LinuxCon Is This Week In Chicago   Linux Events   2014-08-18
Linux 3.17 Will Detect If Your Toshiba Laptop Is Falling Down   Hardware   2014-08-16
Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July   Phoronix   2014-07-31
X.Org Foundation Still Works Towards Becoming An SPI Project   X.Org   2014-07-25
New Intel GLAMOR Code Is Taking Shape & Running Fast   Intel   2014-07-21
GLAMOR Changes Already Get Queued For X.Org Server 1.17   X.Org   2014-07-18
X.Org Server 1.17 Is Planned For A New Year's Release   X.Org   2014-07-17
X.Org Server 1.16 Delayed To Let In Non-PCI Graphics Support   X.Org   2014-07-08
XWayland GLAMOR & DRI3 Support Added In Mainline X.Org Server   Wayland   2014-06-25
X.Org Server "Strawberry Shortcake" Released   X.Org   2014-06-05
Wayland 1.6 Planned For September With Better Work-Flow   Wayland   2014-05-20
X.Org Server Commit Activity Continues Declining   X.Org   2014-05-19
RadeonSI Starts Beating Catalyst In Some Linux Tests   Radeon   2014-05-09
X.Org Server 1.16 ABI Breakage Causes Concern   X.Org   2014-04-29
The Current Performance Of GLAMOR Acceleration   X.Org   2014-04-27
X.Org Server 1.16 Merge Window Closes, Pre-Release Issued   X.Org   2014-04-08