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Mesa 21.0 Articles & Reviews

Mesa 21.0 Has Many New Features Especially For Radeon Open-Source Graphics   Display Drivers   2021-02-04
Mesa 21.0-devel RADV vs. AMDVLK 2021.Q1.1 Vulkan Driver Performance   Display Drivers   2021-01-13

Mesa 21.0 Linux & Open-Source News

Firefox Nightly Tries For VA-API Video Acceleration For Mesa Users   Mozilla   2022-06-02
Genode OS 21.11 Now Has Working Intel Gen9+ Graphics, Better PinePhone Support   Operating Systems   2021-12-04
Genode OS Framework 21.08 Streamlining Its Porting Of Linux Driver Code   Operating Systems   2021-09-02
Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Released With Fixes, Newer Hardware Enablement Stack   Ubuntu   2021-08-26
Mesa 21.0, Linux 5.11 Prepared For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Updates   Ubuntu   2021-08-09
Squeezing More Performance Out Of Intel Tiger Lake Xe Graphics By Using Mesa Git   Intel   2021-07-18
Mesa's Exciting Milestones So Far In 2021 From Zink To Great Intel/AMD Open-Source Work   Mesa   2021-06-27
Intel Tiger Lake Performance On Ubuntu 21.04 Benchmarks   Intel   2021-05-23
CS:GO Trust Factor Fixed For Linux Gamers With Mesa Drivers   Valve   2021-05-20
Mesa Fixes Up The Recent L3 Cache Pinning Rework   Mesa   2021-05-04
Mesa 21.x Seems To Muck Up Gamers' Trust Factor For Counter-Strike: Global Offensive   Mesa   2021-05-03
Ubuntu 21.04 Released With Wayland By Default, New Dark Theme   Ubuntu   2021-04-22
Mesa 21.0.3 + Mesa 21.1-rc2 Released   Mesa   2021-04-21
Arch-Based Endeavour OS Spins Up April Release, Adds Sway Community Edition   Arch Linux   2021-04-18
Mesa 21.0.2 Released With Lavapipe Fixes, Improved AMD L3 Cache Calculation   Mesa   2021-04-07
Ubuntu 21.04 Testing Week Continues For Taming The Hirsute Hippo   Ubuntu   2021-04-04
Ubuntu 21.04 Beta Released For This Linux 5.11 Powered Update With Wayland By Default   Ubuntu   2021-04-01
The Most Exciting Open-Source Graphics Driver News From Q1'2021   Mesa   2021-03-29
Mesa 21.0.1 Released, 20.3.5 Issued To Close Out The Older Series   Mesa   2021-03-24
Mesa 21.1 Will Aim To Be Out By Mid-May   Mesa   2021-03-23
Radeon RX 6700 XT "Navy Flounder" Microcode Lands In Linux-Firmware.Git   Radeon   2021-03-22
Standalone XWayland Makes It For Ubuntu 21.04 Along With Linux 5.11, Mesa 21.0   Ubuntu   2021-03-18
AMDVLK 2021.Q1.5 Released With Synchronization2, Another Extension To Help DXVK   Radeon   2021-03-12
Mesa 21.0 Released With Numerous RADV Improvements, New Vulkan Extensions, Many Fixes   Mesa   2021-03-11
Mesa 21.0 Aiming For Release Tomorrow With Windows DXGI Winsys, RDNA 2 Improvements   Mesa   2021-03-10
helloSystem, System76 Keyboard + Linux 5.11/5.12 Captivated Users In February   Phoronix   2021-03-01
Mesa 21.0-RC5 Released For Testing This Q1'2021 OpenGL/Vulkan Driver Collection   Mesa   2021-02-20
Zink On Mesa 21.1-devel Now Achieves OpenGL 4.3 Over Vulkan   Mesa   2021-02-10
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January Excitement   Phoronix   2021-02-01
Mesa 21.0 Gearing Up To Ship As Soon As Next Week For Latest Open-Source GPU Drivers   Mesa   2021-01-29
Radeon Vulkan "RADV" Driver Saw Many Optimizations This Week For Mesa 21.0   Mesa   2021-01-16
Mesa's RADV ACO Adds Support For Rapid Packed Math   Mesa   2021-01-15
Mesa 21.0-rc1 Released To Get The Quarterly Release Process Underway   Mesa   2021-01-13
Open-Source NVIDIA Support For Recent GPUs Is Poor But Now You Can Fake It For Testing   Nouveau   2021-01-12
Radeon "RADV" Vulkan Driver Adds Sparse Memory Support - Will Help Some D3D12 Games   Radeon   2021-01-11
Mesa 21.0 RadeonSI Will Run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Faster   Mesa   2021-01-11
Mesa 21.0 Is Now Working With Haiku OS For Software OpenGL Rendering   Mesa   2021-01-10
RadeonSI Gallium3D Adds Radeon GPU Profiler Support   Radeon   2021-01-07
Freedreno In Mesa 21.0 Flips On OpenGL 3.3 Support   Mesa   2021-01-07
Panfrost Gallium3D Flips On AFBC For Bifrost GPUs   Mesa   2021-01-06
Zink With Mesa 21.0 Now Exposes OpenGL 4.1   Mesa   2021-01-05
Radeon Linux Drivers Now Only Officially Support Smart Access Memory On Zen 3 + RDNA2   Mesa   2021-01-05
RADV Vulkan Driver Begins Landing Optimizations For AMD Smart Access Memory   Radeon   2021-01-04
Mesa's Clover OpenCL Adds Support For Loading SPIR-V IL Programs   Mesa   2021-01-02
Panfrost Gallium3D Seeing Some Work Towards Clover OpenCL Support   Mesa   2021-01-01
Mesa 21.0 Has Finally Killed The Classic "SWRAST" Software Rasterizer   Mesa   2020-12-31
Mesa's Freedreno Gallium3D Now Exposes OpenGL 3.2 Support   Mesa   2020-12-29
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Lands Tessellation Shader Support In Mesa 21.0   Mesa   2020-12-23
Microsoft Adds SPIR-V To DXIL Library In Mesa - With A Focus On WebGPU Support   Microsoft   2020-12-22
Radeon RX 6800 XT Seeing Some Slight Gains With Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2020-12-21
Lavapipe Continues Advancing CPU-Based Vulkan - Now Supports Transform Feedback   Mesa   2020-12-21
Mesa 21.0 Merges Initial Direct3D 12 Support For WSL   Mesa   2020-12-16
RADV Vulkan Driver Enables Fragment Shading Rate Support - Limited To GFX10.3 (RDNA 2)   Radeon   2020-12-15
AMD Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR On Linux Still Ripe For Improvement   Radeon   2020-12-13
Classic OSMesa Retires In Mesa 21.0 As The Worst Of The Software Rendering Paths   Mesa   2020-12-11
Raspberry Pi OpenGL Driver Seeing Faster Blit Support Come Mesa 21.0   Mesa   2020-12-10
Cyberpunk 2077 Can Run On Linux With Steam Play's Proton 5.13-4   Linux Gaming   2020-12-09
Mesa 21.0 Begins Landing Optimizations For AMD Smart Access Memory   AMD   2020-12-09
Radeon SDMA Support Is Deemed Too Buggy That It's Dropped From Open-Source Driver   Radeon   2020-12-09
Vulkan 1.2.164 Released With Valve's Extension For Helping Direct3D 12 Implementation   Vulkan   2020-12-07
A Look At Linux 5.10 + Mesa 21.0-dev On Intel "Tiger Lake" Xe Graphics   Intel   2020-12-07
Mesa 21.0 Adds Radeon HEVC SAO Encode Support   Radeon   2020-12-04
Mesa 20.3 Released With Big Improvements For Open-Source Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2020-12-03
Microsoft Begins Landing Changes For Cross-Platform Support With Their Mesa D3D12 Code   Microsoft   2020-12-02
Mesa Now 2~5x Faster For SPECViewPerf Following OpenGL Optimizations   Mesa   2020-12-01
Mesa 20.3 Is Near With Lavapipe Vulkan, Raspberry Pi V3DV, Better AMD RDNA2 Support   Mesa   2020-11-30
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Development Now Being Done On RADV With Navi GPU   Radeon   2020-11-28
Raspberry Pi's V3DV Vulkan Driver Now Supports Wayland   Mesa   2020-11-25
Intel Begins Landing Their Open-Source Vulkan Driver Ray-Tracing Support   Vulkan   2020-11-25
Raspberry Pi V3DV Is Officially Vulkan Conformant, Lavapipe Also Nearing 1.0 Conformance   Vulkan   2020-11-24
Mesa 20.3-RC2 Released With ACO Fixes, More Intel Updates   Mesa   2020-11-19
DXGI Winsys Comes To Mesa For Better Performance Atop Direct3D 12   Mesa   2020-11-18
Mesa 21.0 Lands More Last Minute Fixes For Radeon RX 6000 "Big Navi" GPUs   Mesa   2020-11-18
AMD Lands AV1 Decode For Radeon RX 6000 Series In Mesa   Radeon   2020-11-17
More OpenCL 3.0 Bits Merged For Mesa 20.1   Mesa   2020-11-16
Mesa 21.0 Adds EGL_EXT_platform_xcb Support   Mesa   2020-11-14
Mesa 21.0 RadeonSI Merges Buffer Modifier Support   Mesa   2020-11-13
Mesa 20.3-RC1 Released With Lavapipe CPU-Based Vulkan, Raspberry Pi V3DV Added   Mesa   2020-11-11
Mesa 21.0 Merges Direct3D 12 Gallium3D Driver   Microsoft   2020-11-10
Mesa 21.0 Feature Development Opens For Release In Q1-2021   Mesa   2020-11-09
Mesa Moves Closer To Having OpenCL 3.0 Support In Clover Gallium3D   Mesa   2020-11-06
Intel Lands Vulkan Ray-Tracing Prep Work In Mesa 20.3   Mesa   2020-11-06
Ubuntu 21.04 Is The "Hirsute Hippo", Releasing On 22 April   Ubuntu   2020-10-28
V3DV Developers Lay Out Plans For Upstreaming The Raspberry Pi 4 Vulkan Driver In Mesa   Mesa   2020-09-17