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Microsoft Helping Out In Making The Linux Kernel Language More Inclusive   Microsoft   2024-03-30
Linux 6.9 To Allow Larger Frame-Buffer Console Font Size For Today's 4K Displays   Linux Kernel   2024-03-22
Nouveau Driver Squeezes In Some Last Minute Minor Additions For Linux 6.8   Linux Kernel   2024-02-23
Intel Framebuffer Driver Set To Be Retired For Old i8xx/i9xx Graphics   Intel   2024-01-05
Linux To Drop Support For 15 Year Old, Never-Shipped Intel "Carillo Ranch"   Intel   2023-12-13
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates Begin Queuing For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-07-13
Linux 6.4 Kernel Graphics Drivers Include More Meteor Lake Code, Rockchip 4K, QAIC   Linux Kernel   2023-04-24
Initial Support For AMD's Next-Gen, Multi-XCC CDNA Accelerator Starting With Linux 6.4   AMD   2023-04-04
Linux 6.3-rc3 Released: It's "Fairly Big"   Linux Kernel   2023-03-19
Linux 6.4 DRM To See New "imx25" Driver, 4K Support For Rockchip Display Driver   Hardware   2023-03-16
Linux 6.2-rc3 Released - "Starting To Look A Lot More Normal"   Linux Kernel   2023-01-08
The Many New Features On The Horizon For Linux 6.2   Linux Kernel   2022-12-09
FBDEV Drivers Will Honor "nomodeset" With Linux 6.2   Linux Kernel   2022-11-17
Wayland's Weston 11.0 Released With HDR Display & Multi-GPU Preparations   Wayland   2022-09-22
Linux 6.0-rc3 Released In Marking 31 Years Since Linus Torvalds Announced It   Linux Kernel   2022-08-28
FBDEV Updates For Linux 6.0 Bring Fixes For The Atari Graphics Chipset Driver   Linux Kernel   2022-08-07
Linux 5.20 To Bring New Intel & AMD Hardware Support, IO_uring Features & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-07-29
Linux 5.20 To Feature Faster Console Scrolling At Boot For Old FBDEV Drivers   Linux Kernel   2022-06-23
Fedora 36 Is A Terrific Release Especially For Linux Enthusiasts, Power Users   Fedora   2022-05-10
Fedora Linux 36 Being Released Next Week   Fedora   2022-05-05
Fedora 37 Looks Like It Will Proceed With Plan To Remove Legacy X.Org Drivers   Fedora   2022-04-22
Fedora 37 Considering Removal Of Legacy X.Org Drivers   Fedora   2022-04-08
CentOS Hyperscale SIG Updates systemd & Linux Build, Eyeing Btrfs Transactional Updates   Red Hat   2022-04-04
Fedora Linux 36 Beta Now Available For Testing   Fedora   2022-03-29
Linux 5.18 Graphics Driver Changes From FreeSync Video Mode To New Intel Hardware   Linux Kernel   2022-03-24
FBDEV Drivers See More Fixes With Linux 5.18   Free Software   2022-03-23
Linux 5.18 To Bring New Intel Drivers, Optimization For AMD EPYC, C11 & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-03-11
Linux 5.18 Will Speed Up Some FBDEV Operations By 6x, ASpeed AST2600 DRM Code Added   Linux Kernel   2022-03-03
FBDEV Console Patches Optimize Performance - Print Directory Listing ~25% Faster   Linux Kernel   2022-02-21
Linux 5.17-rc3 Restores FBDEV Hardware-Accelerated Scrolling, Mixed Bag of Random Stuff   Linux Kernel   2022-02-06
Wayland's Weston 10.0 Compositor Released With DMA-BUF Feedback, Libseat Support   Wayland   2022-02-01
DirectFB2 Aims To Resurrect DirectFB For Embedded Systems   Free Software   2022-01-27
Developer Steps Up Wanting To Maintain Linux's FBDEV Subsystem   Hardware   2022-01-16
More Features Begin Lining Up For Fedora 36   Fedora   2021-11-29
Red Hat Patch Proposal To Split FBDEV Core Support   Linux Kernel   2021-08-27
Linux 5.14 To Bring SimpleDRM Driver, VC4 HDR, Marks More AGP Code As Legacy   Linux Kernel   2021-05-13
Raspberry Pi "VC4" DRM Driver Sees 10/12 BPC Color Depth With Linux 5.12   Raspberry Pi   2021-01-06
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 5.11 Have Lots Of Intel + AMD Presents   Linux Kernel   2020-12-13
Another Linux FBDEV Driver Poised For Removal In Favor Of Superior DRM Alternative   Linux Kernel   2020-12-01
DMA-BUF HEAPS Coming To Linux 5.6, Poulsbo Pops Back Up To Get Page-Flipping   Linux Kernel   2019-12-17
Fedora Looking At Using VESA-Based FBDEV Driver, Knocking Off Old VESA & OpenChrome   Fedora   2019-04-26
SUSE Develops New Driver That Exposes DRM Atop FBDEV Frame-Buffer Drivers   Linux Kernel   2019-03-26
Wayland's Weston Moving Towards Its Next Release Soon   Wayland   2019-01-20
XGI Display Driver Finally On The Linux Kernel Chopping Block   Hardware   2019-01-19
DRM Graphics Drivers Already Queuing Changes For Linux 5.1   Linux Kernel   2019-01-08
FBDEV Is Still Alive In 2019, Picking Up A Few Minor Improvements In Linux 4.21   Linux Kernel   2019-01-04
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code   Google   2018-11-17
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks Coming Today, NVIDIA Driver Bringing Vulkan RTX   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
Linux 4.19 Adds Deferred Console Takeover Support For FBDEV - Cleaner Boot Process   Linux Kernel   2018-08-23
Wayland's Weston Picks Up Force-On, Modifiers, Aspect Ratio Handling   Wayland   2018-07-07
Allwinner Releases New User-Space OpenGL Mali Binary Blobs   Hardware   2018-06-25
VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers   Hardware   2018-06-13
Generic FBDEV Emulation Continues To Be Worked On For DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   2018-02-24
VESA X.Org Driver Sees First Update In Three Years   X.Org   2018-02-17
34 More Patches Roll Out For AMDGPU DC With Raven Ridge Fixes Plus Color Management   Radeon   2018-02-12
The Big DRM Update Lands In Linux 4.16: DC Multi-Display Sync, More Cannonlake   Linux Kernel   2018-02-02
SUSE Dropping Mainline Work On Their In-Kernel Bootsplash System   Linux Kernel   2018-01-18
Some Of What's Coming For Wayland's Weston 4.0 Compositor   Wayland   2018-01-14
Generic FBDEV Emulation Proposed For DRM Drivers   Linux Kernel   2017-12-31
Why SUSE Is Using FBCON Rather Than DRM/KMS For Their In-Kernel Boot Splash   SUSE   2017-12-18
FBDEV Is Still Seeing Improvements With Linux 4.14   Linux Kernel   2017-09-15
Intel Stages More Code In DRM-Next For Linux 4.14   Intel   2017-07-18
Intel Sends First Batch Of Changes To DRM-Next For Linux 4.12: 550+ Patches   Intel   2017-03-07
FBDEV Is Still Chugging Along With Linux 4.11   Hardware   2017-02-28
The Development Pace Of Systemd Fell Sharply This Year   systemd   2016-12-30
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen, TBM3, More ARM   Linux Kernel   2016-12-16
The Linux Kernel Is Now Left Without An Official FBDEV Maintainer   Linux Kernel   2016-12-14
Linux Kernel Developers Discuss Dropping FBDEV Staging Drivers   Linux Kernel   2016-12-08
Amlogic Meson VPU DRM Driver In The Works   Linux Kernel   2016-12-01
MPV 0.21 Player Adds CUDA, Better Raspberry Pi Support   Multimedia   2016-10-20
Qt's Comprehensive Display/Graphics Options   Qt   2016-09-19
DRM Text Mode Proposed As Alternative To FBDEV/FBCON   Linux Kernel   2016-07-29
The Linux DRM Drivers Continue Marching Ahead With Atomic Support   Linux Kernel   2016-06-06
Systemd 230 Is Upsetting Some Over Its KillUserProcess Setting   systemd   2016-05-28
Systemd Reverts Its Stance On Letting Users Access Frame-Buffer Devices   systemd   2016-05-24
Systemd 230 Opens Up A New Graphics Vulnerability & FBDEV Still Should Die   systemd   2016-05-23
ARM Posts A New Mali Display DRM Driver   Arm   2016-04-01
TinyDRM: Support For Simple & Small Displays   X.Org   2016-03-16
AMDGPU Driver Said To Be Much Faster With Linux 4.5-rc2 Kernel   Radeon   2016-02-01
More Intel Kabylake Enablement Coming To Linux 4.5   Intel   2015-12-22
Intel Has Some New DRM Graphics Code For Testing: More Kabylake, MST Audio   Intel   2015-12-19
Threaded Input Is Back To Being Worked On For The X.Org Server   X.Org   2015-12-09
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU Improvements   Hardware   2015-11-08
A Call To Stop Making FBDEV Linux Frame-Buffer Drivers   Hardware   2015-09-24
The Etnaviv Open-Source Driver Is Quietly Making Progress   X.Org   2015-09-17
More Atomic Mode-Setting Work Coming For Linux 4.4   Linux Kernel   2015-09-14
Three Years Later, FBDEV Drivers Still Active In The Linux Kernel   Hardware   2015-09-07
FBDEV Is Still (Barely) Alive Within The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-02-11
Atomic Mode-Setting Moves Along For KMS Drivers   Intel   2014-11-03
Early Adopters Already Hit By Fedora Dropping Old Linux GPU Drivers   Hardware   2014-09-24
Intel Lands More Graphics Changes For Linux 3.18   Intel   2014-09-03
GNOME Aims To Get Mutter-Wayland Running With LLVMpipe   Wayland   2014-04-12
Wayland's Weston Can Now Be Built With A Libinput Back-End   Wayland   2014-03-13
SlateKit Base: A Linux OS With Qt5 Running Off KMS/FBDEV   Qt   2014-02-08
FBDEV Is Still Not Deprecated In The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-01-24
Linux 3.14 Officializes Broadwell, Deprecates Legacy UMS   Intel   2014-01-16
Linux 3.14 To Have PRIME Support For NVIDIA Tegra   NVIDIA   2014-01-08
The Vivante Mesa Driver Is Still Brewing   Mesa   2013-12-25
X.Org Server "Chai" Release Brings Many Fixes   X.Org   2013-12-10
Wayland Weston 1.3.1 Released With Many Fixes   Wayland   2013-11-01
Intel Does Another Batch Of Linux 3.13 Graphics Changes   Linux Kernel   2013-10-24
Simple DMA-BUF Client Posted For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   2013-10-22
Wayland & Weston 1.3 Have Been Released   Wayland   2013-10-10
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   2013-09-27
Systemd Gets Generic Multi-Session, Session Devices   systemd   2013-09-17
Libhybris Proposed For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   2013-09-06
SimpleDRM Driver Published Ahead Of Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-09-02
Features, Performance Work Still To Come To Mir   Ubuntu   2013-08-29
Fedora 21 Will Try To Abandon Non-KMS GPU Drivers   Fedora   2013-08-27
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Still Forthcoming   Free Software   2013-08-19
Linux's Common Display Framework Is Still Going   Linux Kernel   2013-08-11
Sailfish SDK Update Switches From X11 To Wayland   Hardware   2013-08-02
Freedreno DRM/Gallium3D Shines Well For ARM   Arm   2013-07-30
ARM Publishes New DRM Graphics Driver   Arm   2013-07-25
Intel GPU Driver Tries To Rip Out FBDEV Support   Intel   2013-06-17
Wayland 1.1 Officially Released With Weston 1.1   Wayland   2013-04-16
Wayland 1.1, Weston 1.1 Pack Lots Of New Features   Wayland   2013-04-09
RDP Back-End Merged For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   2013-04-02
Atari, Amiga Improvements For Xfbdev   X.Org   2013-03-28
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   2013-03-15
KMS Drivers To Unseat FBDEV For Embedded Linux   X.Org   2013-03-09
Wayland's Weston Gets A FreeRDP-Based Compositor   Wayland   2013-03-02
System Frame-Buffer Bus Proposed For Linux   Linux Kernel   2013-02-18
New ARM X.Org Driver Promises Better Performance   X.Org   2013-02-01
VESA BIOS Extension DRM Kernel Driver Released   Free Software   2013-01-27
An FBDEV Compositor Back-End For Wayland/Weston   Wayland   2013-01-17
Presenting The Common Display Framework   X.Org   2012-11-23
A Call For Deprecating The Linux Frame-Buffer FBDEV   Linux Kernel   2012-08-30
Linux 3.5-rc3 Kernel Released, Still A Bit Much   Linux Kernel   2012-06-17
The Generic Mode-Setting Driver Updated   X.Org   2012-05-10
Running The OMAPDRM On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Hardware   2012-04-22
A Linux Driver For USB-Based Projectors   Free Software   2012-04-07
KDrive, Xnest, Xvfb Called For Removal From X.Org   X.Org   2012-03-27
The Fallback Mode-Setting Driver Is Improved   X.Org   2012-02-24
Proposals To Split KMS & GPU Drivers, 2D Kernel API   Free Software   2012-02-21
DisplayLink KMS Driver Arrives, Supports Hot-Unplug   Linux Kernel   2012-02-20
Mesa 8.0 Advances Open-Source Linux Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2012-02-09
Intel's Medfield Still A Botched Binary Mess Under Linux?   Intel   2012-01-08
Radeon VM, DMA-BUF Will Go Into Linux 3.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-01-06
A Christmas Update Of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6   Phoronix   2011-12-23
A New Linux Frame-Buffer Driver Appears For Intel   Intel   2011-12-08
The Intel Poulsbo Open Driver TODO/Support List   Intel   2011-11-24
Experimental Code Published For Virtual CRTCs   X.Org   2011-11-03
TI Prepares Its Open DRM/KMS OMAP Driver   Linux Kernel   2011-10-15
Caveats In The Ubuntu 11.10 Graphics Stack   Ubuntu   2011-10-13
New, Generic X.Org KMS Driver Work   X.Org   2011-09-30
Mesa Kills Old Hardware Support: No More 3dfx Voodoo   Mesa   2011-08-27
The Sad State Of GPU Drivers For BSD, Solaris   BSD   2011-08-25
Legacy Mesa Drivers Receive Their Death Sentence   Mesa   2011-08-24
Native Display Auto-Detection For EGL   Mesa   2011-08-16