Lima is the open-source, reverse-engineered graphics driver project for ARM's Mali graphics cores.

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Lima Linux & Open-Source News

KWinFT Compositor Now Known As Theseus' Ship   KDE   2024-02-27
Holiday Shopping 2023: FSF Endorses 802.11n WiFi, Opteron Boards & USB To Parallel Printer Cable   Free Software   2023-11-30
Arm Talks Up Their Open-Source Contributions, Adding Support For Panfrost   Arm   2023-07-20 Turns 19 Years Old For Covering Linux Hardware, Open-Source News   Phoronix   2023-06-05
KDE KWin's Move Away From GBM Surfaces   KDE   2023-03-14
Intel's Open-Source OpenGL Driver Adds Support For "Protected Content"   Intel   2022-10-27
Rust Porting Begins For Intel's "e1000" Linux Network Driver   Intel   2022-09-19
Genode OS Framework 22.08 With Improvements For Mobile Phone OS Ambitions   Operating Systems   2022-08-31
Mesa's Lima Gallium3D Driver Lands 4x MSAA Support   Mesa   2022-06-28
LUMI Inaugurated As Europe's Most Powerful Supercomputer - Powered By AMD CPUs/GPUs   AMD   2022-06-13
More Old GLSL Code Is Gutted From Mesa 22.2   Mesa   2022-06-06
XWayland 21.1.3 Released With Support For NVIDIA's 495 Driver GBM   X.Org   2021-11-08
XWayland 21.1.3 Nears With Support For NVIDIA 495 Driver's GBM   Wayland   2021-10-21
Lima: Another Way Of Spinning Up Simple, Integrated Linux VMs on macOS   Virtualization   2021-05-17
Mesa 21.1 Released With RADV Variable Rate Shading, More Intel Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2021-05-05
Mesa 21.1-rc1 Released With RADV Optimizations, Faster Zink, Many Other New Features   Mesa   2021-04-14
Mesa 21.1 Wires Up Lima Shader Disk Cache   Mesa   2021-03-25
Zink With Mesa 21.1 Now Advertises OpenGL 4.6   Mesa   2021-02-16
Apple M1 Open-Source GPU Bring-Up Sees An Early Triangle   Apple   2021-01-22
Mesa's Lima Driver Finally Implements OpenGL Shader Cache Support   Mesa   2021-01-17
Canonical Saw ~$119M Revenue In 2019 But Still Operating At A Loss   Ubuntu   2020-11-09
Linux 5.9 To Expose Adaptive-Sync / VRR Range Via DebugFS   X.Org   2020-06-26
The First Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Changes For Linux 5.9 Sent In   X.Org   2020-06-20
Linux 5.8 Graphics Updates Sent In With AMDGPU TMZ Support, P2P Buffers   Linux Kernel   2020-06-02
Linux 5.8 Feature Queue Has Multiple Performance Optimizations, Intel Rocket Lake, Other Hardware   Linux Kernel   2020-05-26
Linux's Lima DRM Driver For Arm Mali Finally Seeing Run-Time Power Management   Arm   2020-05-08
Linux 5.7 Graphics Driver Updates Enable Tiger Lake By Default, OLED Backlight Support   Linux Kernel   2020-04-01
Linux 5.7 DRM Bringing New "TIDSS" Driver   Linux Kernel   2020-02-21
Lima Gallium3D Driver Picks Up Multi-Submit Optimization In Mesa 20.1   Mesa   2020-02-17
Mesa Development Activity Was Up By ~20% In 2019, Just Under 3 Million Lines Of Code   Mesa   2020-01-03
Lima Gets Tiling While Vulkan Turnip Lands SSBO + Compute Shaders   Mesa   2019-12-05
GNOME Shell + Mutter Had A Busy November With Some Big Performance Optimizations   GNOME   2019-12-03
Lima Gallium3D Picks Up A Buffer Object Cache, Partial Updates   Mesa   2019-09-23
Lima Gallium3D Gets A Reworked Scheduler   Mesa   2019-07-21
The Arm SoC/Platform Changes Finally Sent In For Linux 5.3: Jetson Nano, New SoCs   Arm   2019-07-20
Panfrost Gallium3D Picks Up Yet More Features Thanks To Collabora's Summer Internship   Mesa   2019-06-24
Mesa 19.1 Released With Experimental Intel Gallium3D, Other New GL/VLK Drivers Too   Mesa   2019-06-11
Alyssa Rosenzweig Joins Collabora To Work On Panfrost Graphics Stack   Mesa   2019-06-05
Mesa 19.1-RC4 Released With More RadeonSI, Lima, Vulkan Fixes   Mesa   2019-05-29
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
Linux 5.2 Will Be A Huge Release: EXT4 Case Insensitive, NVIDIA AltMode, Fieldbus + More   Linux Kernel   2019-04-29
Panfrost DRM Driver Being Added To Linux 5.2 For Midgard / Bifrost Graphics   Arm   2019-04-20
Nouveau Developer Working On OpenGL Extension To Help With Reverse-Engineering   Mesa   2019-04-15
The Lima DRM/KMS Driver Is Ready For Introduction With Linux 5.2   Linux Kernel   2019-04-12
Lima Driver Merged Into Mesa 19.1, Providing Open-Source OpenGL For Older Mali GPUs   Mesa   2019-04-11
The Lima Gallium3D Driver Is Aiming To Be Merged In Mesa   Mesa   2019-03-16
Lima DRM Driver Strikes Version Two For Mali 400/450 Open-Source Support   Arm   2019-02-27
ARM Mali 400/500 DRM Driver Volleyed Out Again, Trying To Get Into The Mainline Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-06
Wayland's Weston Moving Towards Its Next Release Soon   Wayland   2019-01-20
That's A Wrap For 2018 With 3,693 News Articles, 314 Linux Hardware Reviews/Benchmarks   Phoronix   2018-12-31
The Qualcomm MSM DRM Driver Prepares To Switch To The "AMDGPU" GPU Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2018-10-02
The DRM GPU Scheduler Got Beefed Up This Summer, More Improvements Possible   Linux Kernel   2018-08-28
ARM Mali 400/450 "Lima" DRM Driver Steps Closer To Mainline   X.Org   2018-05-19
The Linux-Lima DRM Driver For ARM Mali Hooks Up To The AMDGPU Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2018-04-01
Reverse-Engineering of ARM Mali "Midgard" Now Has A Working NIR Shader Compiler   Mesa   2018-03-19
OpenMAX Tizonia H.264 Encoder/Decoder Land In Mesa 18.1 Git   Mesa   2018-03-06
Work Is Underway On Assembler, Shader Support For Chai Open-Source Mali GPU Driver   Hardware   2018-03-06
There's An ARM Mali Gallium3D Driver Still Being Developed   Mesa   2017-11-25
Igalia Posts Initial OpenGL SPIR-V Patches For Mesa, Intel i965   Mesa   2017-11-15
"Chai" As An Effort For Reverse-Engineered ARM Mali T-Series Graphics   Arm   2017-11-05
OpenMAX Tizonia Gallium State Tracker Working On EGLImage Support   Mesa   2017-08-08
OpenMAX Tizonia G3D State Tracker Begins Working For H.264 Encoding   Mesa   2017-07-29
A New Mali-400 Open-Source Graphics Driver Is In Development   Hardware   2017-06-30
New Libre-Focused ARM Board Aims To Compete With Raspberry Pi 3, Offers 4K   Arm   2017-06-29
Connor Abbott Is Valve's Latest Linux Graphics Driver Developer   Valve   2017-06-08
Mark Shuttleworth Makes More Comments On Ubuntu GNOME, Mir, Convergence   Ubuntu   2017-04-08
X.Org Weighed Moving Their Annual XDC Conference Out Of The US   X.Org   2017-02-22
Almost A Decade Later, RadeonHD Stories Still Coming To Light   Radeon   2017-02-13
Talk Of An ARM Vendor Open-Sourcing Their 3D Driver?   Arm   2016-11-14
DirectFB Is Still Working On EGL United, Looking Forward To Vulkan   Free Software   2016-11-05
KDE Applications 16.08 Released, Canonical Becomes A Patron   KDE   2016-08-18
Lima Driver Code Sees First Commits In Years   Hardware   2016-04-02
ARM Posts A New Mali Display DRM Driver   Arm   2016-04-01
Core Mesa Is Now Just One Step Away From OpenGL 4.3 Compliance   Mesa   2016-02-03
The Intel Mesa Driver Has Gotten Faster Since Switching To NIR   Mesa   2016-02-01
What You Need To Know About SPIR-V 1.0   Standards   2015-11-16
Allwinner A10 DRM Display Support Being Worked On   Linux Kernel   2015-10-31
Work Continues On FP64 Support For OpenGL 4.0 On Intel's Driver   Intel   2015-08-15
Linux DMA-BUF Support Added To Wayland   Wayland   2015-08-14
Libreboot Ported To A Sub-$200 ARM Chromebook   Coreboot   2015-08-12
New Mesa Vec4 Backend For Intel, Supports Their NIR Goals   Intel   2015-06-30
The State Of The Lima/Tamil Driver Code   Free Software   2015-04-23
It Could Be A While Before Seeing The Tamil GPU Driver Code   Linux Kernel   2015-02-20
Open-Source ARM Mali T-Series Graphics Move Along   Mesa   2015-02-18
The BQ Ubuntu Phone Will Be Stocked With Binary Blobs   Hardware   2015-02-06
NIR Lands In Mesa, New IR Started By High Schooler Intern At Intel   Mesa   2015-01-15
Tamil: Bringing Open-Source Graphics To ARM's Mali T-Series   Arm   2015-01-08
NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa   Mesa   2014-12-18
NIR: A New IR Developed For Mesa That's Better Than GLSL IR   Intel   2014-08-18
No, ARM Didn't Open-Source Their Full Mali Linux Driver   Arm   2014-05-02
EGL 1.5 Released, Includes Wayland Platform Extensions   Standards   2014-03-19
Broadcom's New Open-Source GPU Stack Earns Praise   Hardware   2014-03-05
Mesa "Flatland" GLSL IR Proposal   Mesa   2014-02-07
Mesa GLSL IR Gets Single Static Assignment Support   Mesa   2014-01-22
FOSDEM 2014 X.Org/Graphics Talks Published   X.Org   2014-01-02
Wayland Gets Improvements Inside Of Mesa   Wayland   2013-12-05
Lima Driver Has Some Speed Wins, But Will Not Be Mainlined   Hardware   2013-10-02
X.Org XDC2013 Recap Of New Features Presented   X.Org   2013-09-28
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   2013-09-27
Luc Verhaegen Comments On Intel/Mir Politics   Intel   2013-09-10
The Lima Mesa Driver Can Now Handle ES2Gears   Mesa   2013-09-04
ARM Mali Mesa Driver, New Code & Overclocking   Mesa   2013-06-06
GOCL: Bringing OpenCL To GNOME Software   GNOME   2013-05-05
The State Of ARM SoC GPU Linux Drivers   Arm   2013-04-26
Lima Driver Makes Progress With Shaders   Mesa   2013-03-19
Ubuntu For Tablets Announcement A Let Down   Ubuntu   2013-02-19
ARM: This Open-Source Stack Will Only Grow Louder   Arm   2013-02-13
FOSDEM 2013: Lots Of Wine, X.Org & Micro-Kernels   Free Software   2013-02-11
Lima Graphics Driver Can Beat ARM's Binary Blob   Arm   2013-02-06
New ARM X.Org Driver Promises Better Performance   X.Org   2013-02-01
Etnaviv: An Open-Source Driver For Vivante GPUs   Free Software   2013-01-11
X.Org @ FOSDEM 2013 Is Less Than One Month Away   X.Org   2013-01-10
Freedreno Gallium3D Driver Begins To Work   Hardware   2012-12-11
Lima GPU Driver Faces Changes, Advancements   Free Software   2012-12-07
Freedreno GPU Driver Still Being Actively Developed   Hardware   2012-12-05
The PengPod Linux Tablet Is Becoming A Reality   Hardware   2012-12-04
Linux Users Might See A PowerVR Holiday Surprise   Hardware   2012-11-25
Raspberry Pi GPU Driver Turns Out To Be Crap   Raspberry Pi   2012-10-24
Raspberry Pi Gets Fully Open-Source Graphics Stack   Raspberry Pi   2012-10-24
Samsung Set To Open-Source Parts Of The Exynos   Hardware   2012-10-22
GNOME Launches GBeers Initiative   GNOME   2012-10-08
NVIDIA To Publicly Release Some Documentation   NVIDIA   2012-09-21
Unity Debacle Sets Back Ubuntu On The ARM Desktop   Ubuntu   2012-09-11
Major Open-Source ARM Announcement Coming   Free Software   2012-07-13
Open-Source Freedreno Hits New 3D Milestone   Hardware   2012-06-30
Freedreno 3D Driver Hits Rendering Milestone   Free Software   2012-06-26
OpenFIMG Graphics Driver Slow To Advance   Free Software   2012-06-24
The Open-Source Snapdragon Driver Wasn't Killed   Hardware   2012-05-30
Today Is Fedora's Beefy Miracle Day (F17 Release)   Fedora   2012-05-29
Open-Source ARM Mali Driver Update (Lima)   Arm   2012-05-27
The Portal Cube Shown On Open-Source Linux   Linux Gaming   2012-05-25
LinuxTag 2012 Gathers Linux Stakeholders In Berlin   Free Software   2012-05-22
Many FSF Priority Projects Still Not Progressing   GNU   2012-04-22
Generic Buffer Formats, YUV For Wayland   Intel   2012-04-20
Open-Source ARM Mali Graphics Driver Achieves...   Arm   2012-04-12
FOSDEM 2012 Summary, Videos To Watch   Free Software   2012-02-18
Demo Of The Lima Driver On The KDE Spark Tablet   Free Software   2012-02-11
Open-Source ARM Mali Code Published   Free Software   2012-02-10
The First Shots Of "Limare" Running On Linux   Free Software   2012-02-03
Raspberry Pi's Nonchalant Graphics Stack For Linux   Raspberry Pi   2012-02-01
KDE's Plasma Active Shipping On New ARM Tablet   KDE   2012-01-29
Announcing The Lima Open-Source GPU Driver   Free Software   2012-01-27
Now You Can Run Wayland From Mainline Mesa   Wayland   2010-08-25
The Wallbuntu Linux Distribution   Ubuntu   2009-04-01