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Quad-Monitor AMD/NVIDIA Linux Gaming: What You Need To Know   Monitors   2013-12-05
Intel's 2D Performance With X.Org Server 1.9   Display Drivers   2010-08-13
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver, Refers Users To VESA   Display Drivers   2010-03-26
AMD FirePro V8700 1GB   Graphics Cards   2009-03-13
RandR 1.3 Explained, Demonstrated   Display Drivers   2009-02-08
Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 512MB   Graphics Cards   2008-11-12
AMD Catalyst 8.9 Gets WINE Fix, RandR 1.2 Support   Display Drivers   2008-09-18
The Progress Of X.Org 7.4   Software   2008-05-04
Nouveau Companion 37   Display Drivers   2008-03-20
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Gets An XRandR GUI   Software   2008-03-09
Nouveau Companion 36   Display Drivers   2008-03-05
Nouveau Companion 34   Display Drivers   2008-01-29
Nouveau Companion 33   Display Drivers   2008-01-11
Nouveau Companion 32   Display Drivers   2007-12-22
A Newbie's Guide To RandR 1.2   Software   2007-11-26
Nouveau Companion 31   Display Drivers   2007-11-22
Nouveau Companion 27   Display Drivers   2007-09-26
X.Org 7.3 Preview   Display Drivers   2007-08-28
Open-Source ATI Driver Gets TV-Out   Display Drivers   2007-08-15
Installing The Avivo Driver On Ubuntu   Display Drivers   2007-07-15

RandR Linux & Open-Source News

XWayland Rootful Lands HiDPI / Fractional Scaling Support   Wayland   2024-03-20
Wine Wayland Driver Prepares Display Mode Change Emulation   WINE   2024-01-28
System76's COSMIC Desktop Working Toward Its Alpha Release   Desktop   2024-01-11
RAO-INT Instructions Will No Longer Premiere With Intel Grand Ridge   Intel   2023-12-30
Rust Null Block Driver Published To Begin Experimenting With Rust For Linux Storage   Linux Storage   2023-05-03
XWayland 23.1 Released With High Resolution Scroll Wheel, DMA-BUF v4 Feedback   Wayland   2023-03-22
GNOME Shell & Mutter 44 Release Candidates Bring Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2023-03-07
XWayland 23.1 Aims For Release In March With New Features   Wayland   2023-02-14
IceWM 3.3.1 Released With Various Fixes For This Lightweight Window Manager   Desktop   2023-01-23
Twenty Old X.Org Components See New Updates   X.Org   2022-12-05
Intel RAO-INT Added To GCC 13, Grand Ridge & Granite Rapids CPU Targets Ready   Intel   2022-11-07
IceWM 3.0 Released For This Speedy & Simplicity-Minded X11 Window Manager   X.Org   2022-10-03
SDL 2.24 Released With New APIs, D3D12 Renderer Work On Windows, New Linux Hints   Linux Gaming   2022-08-19
XWayland Adds New Option To Expose Dummy Modes For Gamescope / Steam Deck   Wayland   2022-05-20
XWayland Lands DRM Leasing Support To Handle VR Headsets   X.Org   2021-12-07
XWayland 21.1 Release Candidate Offers Split From The X.Org Server   X.Org   2021-02-17
Wine 6.0 Released With A Plethora Of Improvements For Windows Software On Linux   WINE   2021-01-14
NVIDIA 460.32.03 Linux Driver Released With Official Vulkan Ray-Tracing   NVIDIA   2021-01-07
Fedora Looks To Provide Standalone XWayland Package Tracking X.Org Server Git   Fedora   2020-11-30
Disman Continues Taking Shape As Display Management Library For X11/Wayland   KDE   2020-09-23
Xfce 4.16pre1 Released As The First Step Towards This Next Desktop Update   Desktop   2020-09-13
AMDVLK 2020.Q2.5 Driver Released With Some New Bits + Bug Fixes   Radeon   2020-06-24
GNUstep Sees New 2020 Releases For This Apple Cocoa/OpenStep Re-Implementation   GNU   2020-04-14
X.Org Server Lands Fixes For XWayland Full-Screen Support   X.Org   2020-02-24
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes For GLAMOR + Modesetting   X.Org   2020-01-14
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora Saw A Lot Of Changes During The 2010s   Fedora   2019-12-24
XWayland Gets Tidied Up Ahead Of The Holidays For The Eventual X.Org Server 1.21   X.Org   2019-12-21
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus Torvald's Criticism + Overclocking   NVIDIA   2019-12-19
GNOME Shell + Mutter Had A Busy November With Some Big Performance Optimizations   GNOME   2019-12-03
X.Org Server 1.20.6 Released With Many Bug Fixes - Helps XWayland, PRIME + Other Bits   X.Org   2019-11-23
GNOME's Mutter Adds XWayland Full-Screen Games Workaround   GNOME   2019-11-01
XWayland Lands RandR/Vidmode Emulation For Better Game Handling   X.Org   2019-10-12
Wine 4.17 Adds DXTn Compressed Textures, Windows Script Runtime Library   WINE   2019-09-27
X.Org Server Gains Support For Auto-Binding Secondary GPUs To The Screen   X.Org   2019-08-10
Many Vintage X.Org Modules Could Use Some Help If Wanting New Releases   X.Org   2019-07-17
Linux DRM Adds Quirk For Dealing With Valve's Index VR Headset   Valve   2019-05-07
xf86-video-ati / xf86-video-amdgpu 19.0.1 Released To Better Deal With DP MST Displays   Radeon   2019-03-19
Enabling AMD Radeon FreeSync On Linux 5.0   Radeon   2019-03-04
X.Org Server 1.19.7 Released With A Fix For The Two Decade Old SiS 6326   X.Org   2019-03-03
No Surprise But Intel Linux Developers Are Working Towards Adaptive-Sync Support   Intel   2019-02-14
Open-Source NVIDIA X.Org Driver Updated With DP MST, DRI3 Improvements   Nouveau   2019-01-29
Intel To Eventually Explore Offering A Graphics Control Panel For Linux Systems   Intel   2019-01-16
Xfce Support For "Primary Display" Output Handling Finally Being Squared Away   Desktop   2018-11-13
NVIDIA 410.66 Linux Driver Released With RTX 2070 Support, Vulkan Ray-Tracing, Etc   NVIDIA   2018-10-16
Wayland's Weston Will Now Respect Your VR HMD   Wayland   2018-09-24
NVIDIA 410.57 Linux Beta Released With RTX 2080 Support, OptiX/Vulkan Ray-Tracing   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
AMDGPU X.Org 18.1 Driver Released With RandR Leasing, Updates For DC Functionality   Radeon   2018-09-14
AMD Finally Rolls Out New Linux Patches For Adaptive-Sync / VRR (FreeSync)   Radeon   2018-09-11
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
DRM Leasing / Display Patches Updated For Mesa's Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2018-06-12
Color Management Support Updated For The AMDGPU X.Org Driver   AMD   2018-05-03
The Shiny New Features Of X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   2018-05-03
AMDGPU DDX Gets Support For Non-Legacy Color Management   Radeon   2018-03-26
XCB & Other X.Org Package Updates Ahead Of X Server 1.20   X.Org   2018-03-05
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
X.Org Server 1.20 Release Candidate Due For Release Tomorrow   X.Org   2018-02-27
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
Xorgproto 2018.2 Released To Fix The Fallout Of This New X.Org Package   X.Org   2018-02-12
Keith Packard Plumbs Direct Display Extensions Into RADV & ANV   Valve   2018-02-10
Xorgproto Debuts, Reflecting X.Org Server Development Slowing Down   X.Org   2018-02-05
X.Org Server Finally Adapted To Better Deal With 16:9 & 16:10 Displays   X.Org   2018-01-18
Keith Packard Sends Out Latest Patches For RandR 1.6, Linux VR Improvements   X.Org   2017-12-22
X.Org Server 1.19.6 Released   X.Org   2017-12-20
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
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised   X.Org   2017-11-07
"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
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released   X.Org   2017-10-04
X.Org Server 1.20 Expected Around January With New Features   X.Org   2017-09-23
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
NVIDIA 384.59 Linux Driver Released Along With 375.82   NVIDIA   2017-07-24
GNOME Shell 3.25.4 Adds Meson Build System Support   GNOME   2017-07-19
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
Xfce4-Panel Release With Working GTK3 Support   Desktop   2017-05-24
Nouveau 1.0.15 X.Org Driver Released With Pascal Support   Nouveau   2017-04-22
RandR 1.6 Proposal Around The Work On Linux VR HMDs Support   X.Org   2017-04-06
Keith Packard Making Progress On DRM Leases For VR HMDs   X.Org   2017-04-01
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver Updates   Radeon   2017-03-16
X.Org Server 1.20 Breaks The Video Driver ABI   X.Org   2017-02-12
X.Org Server 1.19.1 Released   X.Org   2017-01-11
Awesome 4.0 Window Manager Released   X.Org   2016-12-25
NVIDIA Developer Posts Auto PRIME Detection, Mesa USB Loader Support   Mesa   2016-12-23
NVIDIA 375.20 Adds X.Org Server 1.19 Support, Stabilizes Other Changes   NVIDIA   2016-11-18
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D Performance, Tear Free, DRI3 Default   X.Org   2016-11-17
NVIDIA 375.10 Linux Driver Released, Supports GTX 1050 Series   NVIDIA   2016-10-21
X.Org Hit By New Round Of Security Issues, Multiple Libraries Affected   X.Org   2016-10-04
AMDGPU 1.1.1 X.Org Driver Released, Radeon 7.7.1 DDX Too   Radeon   2016-09-15
AMDGPU Patches For Virtual Display Feature   Radeon   2016-08-04
KDE Plasma Users Are Still Running Into Multi-Screen Issues   KDE   2016-07-11
OpenChrome 0.5 Has Working Support For Multiple Monitors   Hardware   2016-07-06
AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support, VDPAU/OpenGL Interop With DRI3   Radeon   2016-04-07
Radeon X.Org 7.7 Driver Released With Better Tear-Free Rendering & DRI3, Other Fixes   X.Org   2016-04-07
NVIDIA 364.12 Arrives With Wayland & Mir Support   NVIDIA   2016-03-21
X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04   X.Org   2016-03-10
XRandR 1.5.0 Adds Monitor Object Support   X.Org   2016-02-23
X.Org Server 1.18.1 Has Fixes For GLAMOR, Modesetting & DRI3 Presentation   Red Hat   2016-02-08
How Close Fedora Is To Switching To Wayland By Default   Fedora   2016-01-05
Enlightenment 0.20.1 Released With Fixes   Desktop   2015-12-14
NVIDIA Developer Still Working On PRIME Synchronization   NVIDIA   2015-11-27
KDE Screen Querying Is Much Faster On Wayland   KDE   2015-11-12
X.Org Server 1.18 Officially Released   X.Org   2015-11-09
LXQt 0.10 Release Fixes Over 400 Issues   Desktop   2015-11-02
MATE-Desktop 1.11 Released, Working Towards MATE 1.12   GNOME   2015-10-08
GNOME Flashback 3.18 Released, Remains Unofficial Project   GNOME   2015-09-24
Features To Look Forward To With GNOME 3.18   GNOME   2015-09-22
Zaphod Support For The X.Org Mode-Setting Driver   X.Org   2015-08-06
X.Org Server 1.18 Will Require Updated Video Drivers   X.Org   2015-07-17
X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR Improvements, But No Sign Of 1.18   X.Org   2015-06-30
It's Been Three Years Since Linus Torvalds' Huge NVIDIA Rant   NVIDIA   2015-06-17
GNOME 3.18 - GTK3 Now Supports RandR 1.5   GNOME   2015-05-22
RandR 1.5 Brings Monitor Objects & Tile Support For X.Org   X.Org   2015-05-18
ATI Rage128 Driver Now Has RandR Support   X.Org   2015-05-02
MATE Desktop 1.10 Has GObject Introspection, Other Changes   GNOME   2015-04-05
X.Org Server 1.17 Pre-Release "TimTam" Is Out   X.Org   2015-01-23
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 & 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
LXQt 0.8 Desktop Released With Full Qt5 Support, New Theme   Desktop   2014-10-14
Intel's 3.0 X.Org Driver Takes Another Step Closer To Release   Intel   2014-09-08
LXQt 0.8 Is Being Released Soon   Desktop   2014-08-19
Mesa Support For GPU Offloading With GLX DRI3, EGL Wayland   Mesa   2014-05-28
NVIDIA Pushes Down The 331.79 Linux Driver With Bug-Fixes   NVIDIA   2014-05-20
Open-Source ATI Rage 128 Driver Gets Revived   X.Org   2014-05-05
Cinnamon 2.2 Desktop Supports HiDPI, GTK CSD Support   Desktop   2014-04-14
Intel Developers Continue Work On The Weston RandR Protocol   Wayland   2014-04-08
Intel Revises The Weston RandR Protocol   Wayland   2014-03-24
Intel 3.0 X.Org Driver Lands Yet More Changes   Intel   2014-03-20
NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver, 304.1210 Supports New Kernels   NVIDIA   2014-03-11
Intel Works On RandR Implementation For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   2014-02-27
NVIDIA 334.16 Beta Supports 64-bit EGL / OpenGL ES   NVIDIA   2014-02-07
4K Tiled Displays Become An Issue With X.Org   X.Org   2014-01-17
Mirout: Sort Of Like XRandR Reporting For Mir   Ubuntu   2014-01-10
XWayland Rebased, Fixed Up For X Server 1.15   Wayland   2014-01-03
SteamOS, Linux Graphics Made An Exciting Holiday   Phoronix   2013-12-31
Enlightenment 0.18 Released With Many New Features   Desktop   2013-12-22
Mutter, GNOME Shell Updated For GNOME 3.11.3   GNOME   2013-12-20
KScreensaver, KRandR Dropped From KDE Workspaces   KDE   2013-10-21
DRIConf Is Still A Mess & Leaves A Lot To Be Desired   Mesa   2013-10-16
NVIDIA Releases Major Linux Driver With New Features, EGL   NVIDIA   2013-10-04
We Have Mir & Wayland, But There Still Could Be X12   X.Org   2013-10-03
Multi-Monitor Support Is Not XMir's Only Problem   Ubuntu   2013-10-02
Intel Driver Gains Virtual/Remote Output Support   Intel   2013-08-31