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Mutter Articles & Reviews

NVIDIA Linux Gaming Performance For Wayland vs. X.Org On Ubuntu 22.04   Display Drivers   2022-02-02
A Look At The Linux Graphics/Gaming Performance With GNOME 3.30 X.Org/Wayland   Software   2018-09-10
GNOME 3.26: Wayland vs. X.Org Performance - Boot Times, Power Use, Memory Use & Gaming   Software   2017-09-11
How Unity, Compiz, GNOME Shell & KWin Affect Performance   Software   2011-05-30
Mutter Can Cause A Gaming/OpenGL Performance Hit Too   Software   2010-06-21

Mutter Linux & Open-Source News

GNOME 43.1 To Support Wayland On The AMD-Xilinx Kria KR260   GNOME   2022-09-25
GNOME 43 Released With More Apps Ported To GTK4, Wayland Enhancements   GNOME   2022-09-21
Ubuntu Talks Up Its GNOME Dynamic Triple Buffering Support In 22.04/22.10   Ubuntu   2022-09-05
GNOME Shell & Mutter 43 Release Candidates Bring Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2022-09-04
GNOME 43's Mutter Lands Max BPC Property Support To Deal With Monitor Issues   GNOME   2022-08-22
GNOME 43 Beta Released With More GTK 4 Porting, Other Desktop Improvements   GNOME   2022-08-15
GNOME Mutter & Shell 43 Beta Bring Several Very Exciting Changes   GNOME   2022-08-11
Renewed Work Around GNOME 30-bit Deep Color Frame-Buffer Support   GNOME   2022-08-09
Linux Mint 21 Released - Built Atop Ubuntu 22.04 LTS   Operating Systems   2022-07-31
GNOME 43 Alpha Released With Browser Improvements, More GTK 4 Porting   GNOME   2022-07-20
Ubuntu Working On GNOME Wayland Support For The AMD Xilinx Kria KR260   GNOME   2022-07-18
Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" Beta Released   Operating Systems   2022-07-14
GNOME Shell + Mutter 43 Alpha Released   GNOME   2022-07-11
Wayland 1.21 Released With New High Resolution Scroll Event   Wayland   2022-06-30
New Progress Being Made On Deep Color Support For GNOME Wayland Sessions   GNOME   2022-06-22
GNOME's Mutter Working On "Max BPC" Handling To Deal With Monitor Issues   GNOME   2022-06-13
GNOME's Mutter Variable Rate Refresh Support Closer To Being Merged   GNOME   2022-06-07
GNOME's Mutter Moving Closer To Pure Wayland-Only Build Option   GNOME   2022-05-31
Wayland 1.21 Alpha Finally Introduces High-Resolution Scroll Wheel Support   Wayland   2022-05-27
GNOME 42 Mutter Lands Fix For Using The Old "Radeon" Graphics Driver   Radeon   2022-04-17
Steam Deck, Ryzen Servers, Apple M1 On Linux & Milan-X Excited Linux Users In Q1   Phoronix   2022-03-31
GNOME 42 Released With Many Improvements From Wayland To GTK4 Porting   GNOME   2022-03-23
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Will Default To Wayland With NVIDIA For v510+ Driver   Ubuntu   2022-03-22
GNOME Shell & Mutter 42.0 Tagged Following Last Minute Fixes   GNOME   2022-03-13
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS To Carry GNOME Triple Buffering Support   Ubuntu   2022-03-07
Steam Deck, GNOME 42 Advancements & AMD Linux Updates Excited Readers In February   Phoronix   2022-03-01
GNOME 42 Beta Released - Begins The UI / Feature / API Freeze, More Apps Ported To GTK4   GNOME   2022-02-22
Clutter Is Being Officially Retired   GNOME   2022-02-17
XWayland 22.1 Released With DRM Lease Support, Other Improvements   Wayland   2022-02-16
GNOME Shell & Mutter Prepare For GNOME 42 Beta With More Desktop Enhancements   GNOME   2022-02-14
GNOME Dynamic Triple Buffering Can 2x The Desktop Performance For Intel Graphics, Raspberry Pi   GNOME   2022-02-13
GNOME 42 Improves XWayland Auto Termination Handling   GNOME   2022-01-30
GNOME 42 Lands New Screenshot/Screencast UI   GNOME   2022-01-29
GNOME 42 Lands DRM Privacy Screen Support   GNOME   2022-01-25
GNOME 42 Alpha Released With A Lot Of GTK4 Porting, Other Improvements   GNOME   2022-01-17
GNOME Shell & Mutter Prepare For GNOME 42 Alpha With Exciting Improvements   GNOME   2022-01-12
GNOME On Wayland Lands Improved Handling For Direct Scanout Support   GNOME   2022-01-08
GNOME 42 Lands DMA-BUF Feedback Support For Better Multi-GPU, Proper Direct Scanout   GNOME   2022-01-05
GNOME's Mutter Lands Some Fixes For Hybrid Laptop Graphics Crashes   GNOME   2021-12-23
An Optimization Proposed For GNOME + NVIDIA On High Refresh Rate Displays   GNOME   2021-12-16
Raspberry Pi OS Updated For Debian 11 Bullseye, Desktop Transitions To GTK3+Mutter   Raspberry Pi   2021-11-08
Privacy-Screen DRM API With Intel Support Ready Now That GNOME Is Prepared To Use It   Hardware   2021-09-10
GNOME 41 Release Candidate Arrives With Many Improvements   GNOME   2021-09-08
Wayland Protocols 1.22 Released With DRM Object Leasing Support For VR HMDs   Wayland   2021-09-01
GNOME's Magnifier Will Now Avoid Double Painting The Desktop   GNOME   2021-08-20
DMA-Fence Deadline Awareness Proposed To Help Ensure GPU Drivers Render On-Time   Linux Kernel   2021-07-27
GNOME 41 Alpha Released With Many Desktop Changes Accumulating   GNOME   2021-07-19
GNOME Mutter Lands New Work To Reduce Input Latency   GNOME   2021-07-13
Ubuntu Developer Still Pursuing Triple Buffering, Deep Color For GNOME   GNOME   2021-07-12
Wayland-Protocols 1.21 Released With XDG_Activation, Staging Replaces Unstable   Wayland   2021-05-03
The Linux Kernel & GNOME Desktop Preparing For Privacy Screen Support   Hardware   2021-04-14
Linux 5.12 Corruption, GNOME 40, AMD Milan, Rust In Linux-Next Made For An Exciting March   Phoronix   2021-04-01
NVIDIA Proposes Mesa Patches To Support Alternative GBM Back-Ends   NVIDIA   2021-03-29
GNOME 40 Released With Many Improvements   GNOME   2021-03-24
GNOME 40 Release Candidate Arrives Ahead Of Next Week's Official Debut   GNOME   2021-03-19
The Last Minute GNOME Shell + Mutter 40 Release Candidate Changes   GNOME   2021-03-16
GNOME 40 Introducing Headless Native Backend, Virtual Monitors   GNOME   2021-03-12
GNOME 40 Mutter Lands Wayland Presentation-Time Support   GNOME   2021-03-08
GNOME 40 Beta Released With Many Improvements   GNOME   2021-02-24
GNOME Shell + Mutter 40 Beta Released With Wayland Improvements, Overview Redesign   GNOME   2021-02-23
Mir 2.3.2 Released With Better XWayland HiDPI, Copy/Paste Between Wayland/XWayland   Ubuntu   2021-02-11
GNOME 40 Approaches Its UI Freeze, Easy Means To Start Testing It   GNOME   2021-02-02
Triple Buffering Likely Not Landing Until GNOME 42   GNOME   2021-02-01
Wayland 1.19 Released With Small Protocol Updates, Fixes   Wayland   2021-01-27
GNOME 40 Alpha Released   GNOME   2021-01-26
The State of GNOME 40's Threaded Input   GNOME   2021-01-23
GNOME 40's Mutter Adds Atomic Mode-Setting Support   GNOME   2021-01-23
Vulkan Wayland Compositors Are Nearing Reality   Vulkan   2021-01-20
GNOME 40 Will Now Handle XWayland On-Demand By Default   GNOME   2021-01-19
GNOME In 2020 Saw Many Optimizations, GTK 4.0 Released, GNOME 40 In Development   GNOME   2020-12-31
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of 2020   NVIDIA   2020-12-30
Nouveau Sees Fix To Properly Handle Mini DP Connectors - Avoids GNOME Mutter Crashing   Nouveau   2020-12-30
GNOME's Mutter 40 Alpha Released With Big Improvements   GNOME   2020-12-02
GNOME 40 Mutter Moves Input Work To A Separate Thread   GNOME   2020-11-28
GNOME Work Moving Ahead On Deep Color Support, Triple Buffering   GNOME   2020-11-16
GNOME 3.38.1 Released With An Initial Batch Of Fixes   GNOME   2020-10-08
Disman Continues Taking Shape As Display Management Library For X11/Wayland   KDE   2020-09-23
GNOME DMA-BUF Screencasting Now Limited To Intel Drivers Due To Bugs Elsewhere   GNOME   2020-09-14
GNOME 3.38 RC2 Released With Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2020-09-13
The Many Mutter + Shell Improvements Coming With GNOME 3.38   GNOME   2020-09-08
Dynamic Triple Buffering For GNOME Still Being Worked On To Ramp Up The GPU When Needed   GNOME   2020-09-07
GNOME 3.38's Mutter Gets More Optimizations - ~10% Lower Render Time In Some Scenarios   GNOME   2020-09-02
GNOME 3.38 Beta 2 Released With Many Fixes   GNOME   2020-08-26
GNOME Mutter Code Further Tuned For Lowering Latency On NVIDIA Driver   GNOME   2020-08-24
30-bit Deep Color For GNOME On Wayland Will Likely Take Some Time   GNOME   2020-08-18
GNOME 3.38 Beta Released Ahead Of Official Release Next Month   GNOME   2020-08-15
GNOME's Mutter Adds Support For Launching "Trusted Clients" On Wayland   GNOME   2020-08-04
Ubuntu's Prolific GNOME Developer Is Looking To Tackle Deep Color Support   GNOME   2020-08-03
Proposed GNOME Patches Would Switch To Triple Buffering When The GPU Is Running Behind   GNOME   2020-07-28
GNOME Optimizations Continue In Striving For Faster 4K Experience   GNOME   2020-07-13
GNOME 3.36.4 Released With Faster Mutter Fix Back-Ported   GNOME   2020-07-08
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.37.3 Are Out Roaring With Better Performance   GNOME   2020-07-08
Important Patches Land To Improve GNOME's Multi-Monitor Experience With High Refresh Rates   GNOME   2020-07-02
GNOME Shell + Mutter Off To A Good Start For Summer 2020   GNOME   2020-07-02
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June   Phoronix   2020-07-01
Another Intel 4K + GNOME Optimization Yields 5% Faster Render Times, 10% Lower Power Use   GNOME   2020-06-26
GNOME Shell Continues Eyeing Improvements As It Approaches 10 Years Old   GNOME   2020-06-22
GNOME's Window Rendering Culling Was Broken Leading To Wasted Performance   GNOME   2020-06-22
GNOME's Mutter Sees More Cleaning That Ultimately Could Help Foster Vulkan Support   GNOME   2020-06-19
New Patches Aim To Improve Smoothness & Latency Of NVIDIA On GNOME   GNOME   2020-06-15
GNOME 3.37.2 Released As Another Step Towards GNOME 3.38   GNOME   2020-06-07
GNOME 3.36.2 Released With Restoring TLS 1.0/1.1, Crash Fixes, Other Stable Updates   GNOME   2020-05-04
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source Enthusiasts Entertained This Month   Phoronix   2020-04-30
GNOME 3.37.1 Released As The First Step Towards GNOME 3.38   GNOME   2020-04-30
GNOME's Mutter Lands Fullscreen Unredirect Support For Wayland   GNOME   2020-04-16
GNOME's UX Team Working On More 2020 Improvements To The Shell   GNOME   2020-04-15
High Resolution Wheel Scrolling Back To Being Finished Up For The Linux Desktop   Desktop   2020-04-04
GNOME 3.36.1 Released With First Batch Of Fixes   GNOME   2020-04-02
GNOME's Mutter Working On Variable Refresh Rate Support (VRR / Adaptive-Sync / FreeSync)   GNOME   2020-03-31
Lutris 0.5.5 Linux Game Manager Adds Humble Bundle Support, Initial VKD3D Support   Linux Gaming   2020-03-29
GNOME's Mutter Finally Wires Up Middle Button Click Emulation   GNOME   2020-03-15
GNOME 3.36 Set To Be Released Today With Ongoing Wayland + Performance Improvements   GNOME   2020-03-11
KDE Developers Fixed Many Bugs This Week   KDE   2020-03-08
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.36 Released Following Last Minute Fixes   GNOME   2020-03-07
GNOME 3.36 RC2 Released Ahead Of The Official Desktop Update Next Week   GNOME   2020-03-06
GNOME Shell To Ship New App For Managing Extensions   GNOME   2020-03-02
GNOME 3.36 Seeing Last Minute Mutter Wayland Improvements   GNOME   2020-03-01
GNOME 3.36 Lands Scaled/Transformed Hardware Cursors Support   GNOME   2020-02-28
GNOME On Wayland Screencasting Is About To Be A Heck Of A Lot More Efficient   GNOME   2020-02-24
Canonical's Daniel Van Vugt Continues Squeezing More Performance Out Of GNOME 3.36   Ubuntu   2020-02-24
GNOME Shell + Mutter See Changes For Tracking Software Rendering, VNC To Toggle Animations   GNOME   2020-02-20
GNOME 3.34.4 Released With Many Bug Fixes   GNOME   2020-02-19
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental Controls, Lock-Screen USB Disable   GNOME   2020-02-18
GNOME 3.36 Beta Released With Many Changes   GNOME   2020-02-08
GNOME 3.36 Is Looking To Be Another Nice Evolutionary Upgrade To The GNOME Desktop   GNOME   2020-02-07
GNOME Shell + Mutter See Big Last Minute Improvements With The GNOME 3.36 Beta   GNOME   2020-02-06
GNOME Work Is Underway For Sharper Background Images   GNOME   2020-01-21
GNOME 3.35.3 Released As Another Step To GNOME 3.36   GNOME   2020-01-10
GNOME 3.34.3 Released To Offer Up More Fixes Ahead Of GNOME 3.36   GNOME   2020-01-09
GNOME Shell 3.35.3 Released With NVIDIA Driver Offloading, Fixes To Shell + Mutter   GNOME   2020-01-05
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable GNOME/KDE Desktop Support   Wayland   2019-12-29
GNOME's Mutter Now Batches Clipping Rectangles For Better Performance   GNOME   2019-12-18
Ten Years Past GNOME's 10x10 Goal, The Linux Desktop Is Still Far From Having A 10% Marketshare   GNOME   2019-12-14
GNOME Shell + Mutter Had A Busy November With Some Big Performance Optimizations   GNOME   2019-12-03
GNOME Mutter Adds Intermediate ShadowFB For Faster Software Rendering   GNOME   2019-11-04
GNOME's Mutter Adds XWayland Full-Screen Games Workaround   GNOME   2019-11-01
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To Optimize GNOME For Fast/Modern PCs, Ubuntu 20.10 For Slow/Older PCs   Ubuntu   2019-10-25
GNOME 3.35.1 Released As The First Step Towards GNOME 3.36   GNOME   2019-10-20
GNOME Shell + Mutter Begin Landing Graphene Integration   GNOME   2019-10-16
GNOME's Mutter 3.35.1 Fixes The Night Light Mode On Wayland   GNOME   2019-10-13
GNOME Shell & Mutter 3.34.1 Deliver On Their Prominent Fixes   GNOME   2019-10-09
GNOME 3.34.1 Released With Latest Fixes   GNOME   2019-10-08
Java Applications On GNOME Under Wayland Will Now Behave Better   GNOME   2019-09-28
GNOME Shell + Mutter Patches Pending For Wayland Fullscreen Compositing Bypass   GNOME   2019-09-14
GNOME 3.34 Released With Its Many Performance Improvements & Better Wayland Support   GNOME   2019-09-12
GNOME 3.34 RC2 Available For Final Testing Of This Big Desktop Update   GNOME   2019-09-07
Last Minute Shell & Mutter Changes Ready For Testing Ahead Of GNOME 3.34   GNOME   2019-09-05
Geometric Picking Finally Lands In GNOME/Mutter 3.34 For Lowering CPU Usage   GNOME   2019-09-02
GNOME 3.34's Mutter Lands A Last-Minute Performance Fix For NVIDIA   GNOME   2019-09-02
GNOME 3.34 Beta 2 Brings Last Minute Improvements To GNOME Shell, Mutter & Friends   GNOME   2019-08-21