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mode-setting Articles & Reviews

Radeon RX Vega Performance With Mesa 17.3-dev + LLVM 6 + drm-next-4.15-dc   Display Drivers   2017-09-29
Testing Nouveau's Open-Source NVIDIA Support On Linux 4.10 With NvBoost   Display Drivers   2017-01-05
Nouveau GeForce 400/500 Fermi On Linux 3.1   Display Drivers   2011-08-05
Test Driving The QEMU-KVM KMS Driver   Display Drivers   2011-04-19
The Open-Source ATI Driver Is Becoming A Lot Faster   Display Drivers   2011-01-13
Talking About Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2010-06-16
A Detailed Look At The ATI Linux Power Management   Display Drivers   2010-05-11
Catalyst vs. Mesa Performance With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-29
Intel KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-26
ATI Radeon KMS vs. UMS With Ubuntu 10.04   Display Drivers   2010-03-18
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In Ubuntu 10.04   Software   2010-02-25
Linux 2.6.32 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2009-11-27
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-11-25
Intel Linux Graphics Shine With Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-11-20
ATI R600/700 3D Support In Fedora 12   Display Drivers   2009-10-26
AMD R600/700 2D Performance: Open vs. Closed Drivers   Display Drivers   2009-09-30
Early Linux 2.6.31 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2009-07-08
ATI Radeon Driver Re-Write Still Has Work Left   Display Drivers   2009-06-12
Testing Out ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Ubuntu   Display Drivers   2009-06-08
The State Of The Wayland Display Server   Software   2009-05-20
Does A Greedy Intel Driver Improve Performance?   Display Drivers   2009-04-15
Ubuntu 9.04 Beta vs. Fedora 11 Beta   Operating Systems   2009-03-31
Moblin V2 vs. Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs. Ubuntu MID   Operating Systems   2009-03-30
Nouveau Companion 43   Display Drivers   2009-03-19
Intel On Rebuilding The X.Org Linux Desktop   Display Drivers   2009-02-09
Nouveau Companion 42   Display Drivers   2009-01-20
Intel Linux Graphics Performance Q4'08   Display Drivers   2008-12-23
Nouveau Companion 41   Display Drivers   2008-12-11
Wayland: A New X Server For Linux   Software   2008-11-03
Nouveau Companion 40   Display Drivers   2008-10-29
A Closer Look At Red Hat's Plymouth   Software   2008-10-28
Fedora 10 Prepares For Development Freeze   Operating Systems   2008-10-26
Radeon HD 4550 Not Yet Open-Source Friendly   Display Drivers   2008-10-20
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Toxic Vapor-X   Graphics Cards   2008-10-14
The State of Kernel Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2008-10-01
An Open-Source Radeon HD 4670? Sort Of.   Display Drivers   2008-09-16
Fedora 10 Alpha Preview   Operating Systems   2008-08-05
RV770 Support Added To RadeonHD Driver   Display Drivers   2008-07-07
A Preview Of Kernel-Based Mode-Setting   Display Drivers   2008-04-19
RadeonHD Driver Introduces Major Changes   Display Drivers   2008-03-12
Gallium3D Status Update Q1'08   Display Drivers   2008-02-24
Your First Date With Vbespy   Display Drivers   2007-08-12

mode-setting Linux & Open-Source News

Rust Bindings Posted For KMS Drivers, VKMS Ported To Rust   Linux Kernel   2024-03-23
GNOME Mutter 46 Beta A Win For Gamers & VM Users, Other Last Minute Changes Too   GNOME   2024-02-11
Linux 6.8 To Introduce New Intel Xe & PowerVR Graphics Drivers, Prepare For New AMD & Intel CPUs   Linux Kernel   2024-01-07
Linux 6.8 Dropping Support For Very Old Graphics Drivers   Linux Kernel   2023-12-07
Linux 6.8 To Add Atomic Mode-Setting Mouse Hotspots, Atomic Async Page Flip   Linux Kernel   2023-12-03
Threadripper 7000 Series, Wayland, Linux 6.7 & Other November Highlights   Phoronix   2023-12-01
The Linux Kernel Preparing To Drop Infrastructure For Old & Obsolete Graphics Drivers   Linux Kernel   2023-11-22
The VKMS Display Driver Continues Evolving Nicely For Headless Linux Systems   Linux Kernel   2023-10-24
GNOME 45's Mutter Implements A Dedicated KMS Thread   GNOME   2023-08-07
Linux Display Driver Worked On For A Popular & Low-Cost RISC-V SoC   Linux Kernel   2023-08-01
Open-Source Graphics Driver Updates Begin Queuing For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-07-13
Improved AMD Color Management Being Worked On For The Steam Deck   Valve   2023-04-24
GNOME Shell & Mutter 44 Release Candidates Bring Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2023-03-07
X.Org Drivers Updated For Old Trident & S3 Graphics   X.Org   2023-02-14
KDE Plasma 5.27 Dubbed "The Best Plasma 5 Version Ever"   KDE   2023-02-11
Linux 6.3 Features Expected From AMD Auto IBRS To Pluton CRB TPM2 & Dropping Old Code   Linux Kernel   2023-01-23
Linux 6.3 To Remove Obsolete GPU Drivers: ATI Rage 128, 3Dfx, S3 Savage, i810 & More   Linux Kernel   2023-01-19
AMD Zen 4, Apple Silicon, Intel Arc Graphics & More Excited Linux Users This Year   Phoronix   2022-12-30
Linux 6.2 Graphics Changes: Intel Arc Graphics Stable, Initial NVIDIA RTX 30 Acceleration   Linux Kernel   2022-12-13
AMD EPYC Genoa, Linux 6.1 & Rust Efforts Excited Linux Users In November   Phoronix   2022-12-01
Open-Source DRM Driver Sent Out For The "Good Old" Atari ST/TT/Falcon Systems   Linux Kernel   2022-11-26
NVIDIA Proposing New Linux API For Dynamic Mux Switching With Modern Dual-GPU Laptops   NVIDIA   2022-11-09
Big Nouveau Driver Update For Linux 6.2 To Improve Open-Source NVIDIA Support   Nouveau   2022-11-08
The Linux Kernel Has Been Forcing Different Behavior For Processes Starting With "X"   Linux Kernel   2022-11-07
Linux 6.1 Graphics Driver Work Includes Intel Arc Improvements, New AMD GPU IP Blocks   Linux Kernel   2022-10-05
Renewed Talk Of User-Space Consoles, Accelerators In The DRM Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2022-09-16
Linux 6.1 To Drop Radeon DRM Driver's Legacy & Broken DP MST Code   Linux Kernel   2022-09-09
GNOME Shell & Mutter 43 Release Candidates Bring Last Minute Changes   GNOME   2022-09-04
Atomic Async Page Flips Proposed, Valve's Gamescope Compositor Has Support Pending   Valve   2022-08-25
NVIDIA Ampere GA103 Support For Nouveau Being Sent In For Linux 6.0   Nouveau   2022-08-16
NVIDIA GA103 Support Posted For Open-Source Nouveau Linux Driver   Nouveau   2022-08-03
Open-Source VIA DRM/KMS Driver "OpenChrome" Not Ready For Merging Into Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-07-31
Linux VKMS Driver Patches Making It Easier To Build Your Own Virtual Graphics Devices   X.Org   2022-07-25
Open-Source VIA Graphics Driver Hopes To Be Mainlined For Linux 5.20   Linux Kernel   2022-06-25
Nouveau Gallium3D Begins Landing RTX 30 "Ampere" GPU Driver Code   Nouveau   2022-05-31
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Ampere Firmware To Finally Allow Accelerated Open-Source Support   NVIDIA   2022-04-11
Steam Deck, Ryzen Servers, Apple M1 On Linux & Milan-X Excited Linux Users In Q1   Phoronix   2022-03-31
More DRM Display/Graphics Driver Changes Readied For Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-02-24
OpenChrome DRM Driver For Open-Source VIA Continues To See Some Activity In 2022   Linux Kernel   2022-02-22
AMD Enabling FreeSync Video Mode By Default With Linux 5.18, Merging AMDKFD CRIU   Radeon   2022-02-13
Wayland's Weston 10.0 Compositor Released With DMA-BUF Feedback, Libseat Support   Wayland   2022-02-01
Numerous Linux/X11 Display Drivers Can No Longer Even Properly Build   X.Org   2022-01-31
Graphics Driver Changes Begin Lining Up For Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-01-27
GNOME 42 Lands DRM Privacy Screen Support   GNOME   2022-01-25
Linux 5.17 Patch Can Help With Systemd-Less System Security, May Break Some Old Drivers   Linux Security   2022-01-04
Nouveau Lights Up The NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU Open-Source Support   Nouveau   2021-11-18
AMD Publishes Initial Firmware For Yellow Carp APUs   Radeon   2021-09-15
AMD Prepares More Graphics Driver Code For Linux 5.15   Radeon   2021-08-07
Debian Improves Docs To Inform Users Their Systems Might Not Work Without Non-Free Firmware   Debian   2021-08-02
AMD Leveraging VKMS Driver To Improve Its Virtual Display Support   Radeon   2021-07-13
Microsoft's Hyper-V DRM Display Driver Will Land For Linux 5.14   Microsoft   2021-06-09
Mumblings Of A "Big New" Open-Source GPU Driver Coming...   Hardware   2021-05-22
Intel Working On TTM Integration For Discrete vRAM Management   Intel   2021-05-18
Linux 5.14 To Bring SimpleDRM Driver, VC4 HDR, Marks More AGP Code As Legacy   Linux Kernel   2021-05-13
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Offering GNOME 40   SUSE   2021-04-16
GNOME 40 Released With Many Improvements   GNOME   2021-03-24
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
The 11 Most Interesting Features For Linux 5.11 - Lots For AMD + Intel This Cycle   Linux Kernel   2021-02-12
Nouveau With Linux 5.12 Has ~5k L.O.C. Change In Preparing For Ampere   Nouveau   2021-02-12
Triple Buffering Likely Not Landing Until GNOME 42   GNOME   2021-02-01
GNOME Shell Merges Its New Horizontal Workspaces   GNOME   2021-01-30
Open-Source NVIDIA Changes Sent In For Linux 5.12   Nouveau   2021-01-29
GNOME 40's Mutter Adds Atomic Mode-Setting Support   GNOME   2021-01-23
Linux 5.11-rc4 Released With NVIDIA RTX 30 Mode-Setting, Haswell GT1 Graphics Restored   Linux Kernel   2021-01-17
Linus Torvalds Decides To Land NVIDIA RTX 30 "Ampere" Support In Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2021-01-15
Open-Source "Nouveau" Driver Now Supports NVIDIA Ampere - But Without 3D Acceleration   Nouveau   2021-01-14
Intel Sends In Another Batch Of Graphics Work For Linux 5.12 - More Display Fixes   Intel   2021-01-13
Open-Source NVIDIA Support For Recent GPUs Is Poor But Now You Can Fake It For Testing   Nouveau   2021-01-12
Raspberry Pi "VC4" DRM Driver Sees 10/12 BPC Color Depth With Linux 5.12   Raspberry Pi   2021-01-06
Intel Submits Initial Batch Of Graphics Driver Updates Slated For Linux 5.12   Intel   2021-01-04
Radeon FreeSync Video Mode Optimization Updated For The AMDGPU Linux Driver   Radeon   2021-01-04
TTM Multihop + Intel Keem Bay Display Support Queued For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2020-11-12
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Linux Driver/Support Expectations   NVIDIA   2020-09-15
Intel Lands Adaptive-Sync/VRR Into Modesetting X.Org Driver   Intel   2020-09-08
Linux 5.10 To Bring Support For Matrox G200 Desktop Graphics Cards   Hardware   2020-08-26
Intel Unveils New "KMB" DRM Driver For Their New SoC With An ARM CPU + Movidius VPU   Intel   2020-06-30
Linux 5.8 Bringing Soft Recovery Support For GFX10/Navi   Radeon   2020-05-13
X.Org Server 1.20.8 Released With No Sign Of GLAMOR/XWayland-Improved X.Org Server 1.21   X.Org   2020-03-30
GNOME 3.36 Beta 2 Released With Initial Setup Parental Controls, Lock-Screen USB Disable   GNOME   2020-02-18
NVIDIA Format Modifiers Coming To Nouveau In Linux 5.7   Nouveau   2020-02-10
Linux 5.6 Flipping On GPU Reset Support For AMD Renoir + Radeon Navi   Linux Kernel   2020-02-07
Red Hat Recommends Disabling The Intel Linux Graphics Driver Over Hardware Flaw   Red Hat   2020-01-16
NVIDIA Sent Out Some Fresh Nouveau Patches Just Before Christmas   Nouveau   2020-01-06
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel Graphics Driver From Linux 4.8.17   BSD   2019-12-27
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora Saw A Lot Of Changes During The 2010s   Fedora   2019-12-24
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The 2010s   Radeon   2019-12-18
DMA-BUF HEAPS Coming To Linux 5.6, Poulsbo Pops Back Up To Get Page-Flipping   Linux Kernel   2019-12-17
Before Ending 2019, Vintage SiS X.Org Driver Sees A New Release   X.Org   2019-12-04
The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Will End Out 2019 In Poor Shape Still For Newer GPUs   Nouveau   2019-11-24
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In AMD Radeon Graphics Driver Code From Linux 4.9   BSD   2019-11-17
Virtual KMS Driver To Work On Virtual Refresh Rate Support (FreeSync)   X.Org   2019-11-10
ASpeed DRM Driver Ported To Atomic Mode-Setting   Hardware   2019-10-29
OpenChrome Still Aspiring For Open-Source VIA Graphics, But Not Going Mainline This Year   X.Org   2019-10-23
Fedora Workstation 31 Should Be Another Fantastic Release For Desktop Linux   Fedora   2019-09-23
X.Org's Modesetting Driver Flips Off Atomic By Default   X.Org   2019-09-04
VKMS Getting PRIME Import Support For Helping To Test Linux's PRIME Functionality   X.Org   2019-08-26
Valve's ACO Compiler, Zink, FreeSync & Other Topics To Be Talked About At XDC 2019   X.Org   2019-08-06
The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3   Nouveau   2019-07-19
GNOME's Mutter Begins Landing Transactional KMS Support   GNOME   2019-06-20
Nouveau Driver Picking Up NVIDIA TU116 GPU Support For Linux 5.3   Nouveau   2019-06-19
AMD Is Aiming For Radeon RX 5700 "Navi" Support In Linux 5.3 + Mesa 19.2   Radeon   2019-05-31
DRM Fixes Head Into Linux 5.2 While Letting Nouveau Turing TU117 Support Slip In   Nouveau   2019-05-17
Nouveau Gets Initial Support For NVIDIA TU117 (GeForce GTX 1650)   Nouveau   2019-05-10
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Sees Few Changes For Linux 5.2   Nouveau   2019-05-01
Fedora Looking At Using VESA-Based FBDEV Driver, Knocking Off Old VESA & OpenChrome   Fedora   2019-04-26
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano Dominated Linux Interest In March   Phoronix   2019-04-01
OpenChrome DRM Driver Still Inching Along, Now Connected To New TTM Code   Linux Kernel   2019-03-24
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Launches - Linux Benchmarks Coming   NVIDIA   2019-03-14
A DRM-Based Linux Oops Viewer Is Being Proposed Again - Similar To Blue Screen of Death   Linux Kernel   2019-03-10
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Launch Today - Supported By The NVIDIA Linux Driver, No Nouveau Yet   NVIDIA   2019-02-22
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-22
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" DRM Changes Begin Queuing Ahead Of Linux 5.1   Nouveau   2019-02-13
IGT Is Helping Keep Intel's Display Driver & Other DRM/KMS Drivers In Good Shape   Intel   2019-02-08
AMDGPU DC Seeing Work On "Seamless Boot" Functionality   Radeon   2019-02-07
Intel's Linux 5.1 Graphics Driver Will Have Fastboot By Default, More Icelake Bits   Intel   2019-02-02
Mesa To See Better Infrastructure For Supporting Render-Only GPUs   Mesa   2019-01-27
Intel Could Finally Be Ready To Enable Fastboot By Default For Skylake & Newer   Intel   2019-01-25
Linux 5.0-rc3 Kernel Released With Plenty Of Fixes Plus Nouveau RTX 2080 Ti Support   Linux Kernel   2019-01-20
Nouveau Open-Source Driver Will Now Work With NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti On Linux 5.0   Nouveau   2019-01-18
Even In 2019, A Long Road Still For Getting The VIA OpenChrome Driver In Linux   Linux Kernel   2019-01-09
Is It Worth Releasing X.Org Server Updates For Old Branches To Help Vintage Hardware?   X.Org   2019-01-03
The Most Popular AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2018   AMD   2018-12-26
Nouveau Lands Initial Open-Source NVIDIA Turing Support - But No GPU Acceleration   Nouveau   2018-12-11
A Final Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Updates Before Linux 4.21   Hardware   2018-12-07
The Intel Linux Discrete GPU Driver Updated -- For Their Two Decade Old i740   Intel   2018-12-06
A Radeon RX 590 Workaround For Linux But With Abysmal Performance   Radeon   2018-11-29
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code   Google   2018-11-17
NVIDIA 410.78 Linux Driver Fixes Vulkan Corruption, Adds Quadro RTX 4000 Support   NVIDIA   2018-11-15
A Big Batch Of DRM Feature Updates Line Up Ahead Of Linux 4.21   Linux Kernel   2018-11-07
The Big Staging Pull Request Submitted With 44k Lines Of New Code, 16k Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-10-29
A 2018 Autumn Linux Driver Update For The ATI RAGE 128 Series   Radeon   2018-10-23
OpenBSD 6.4 Released - Disables SMT/HT By Default, Updates Radeon DRM   BSD   2018-10-18
AMDGPU DC Display Code Ported To GCN 1.0 "Southern Islands" GPUs   Radeon   2018-10-08
Virtual KMS Is Working On Wayland Support Plus Other Additions   X.Org   2018-10-02
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Volta Firmware Images For Enabling Open-Source Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-10-01
VirtualBox DRM Driver Gets Patches To Go Atomic, Promote Out Of Staging   Oracle   2018-09-27
Nouveau Developers Begin Reverse-Engineering NVIDIA Turing Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-09-20
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks Coming Today, NVIDIA Driver Bringing Vulkan RTX   NVIDIA   2018-09-19
VirtualBox DRM/KMS Driver Proceeding With Atomic Mode-Setting Support   Virtualization   2018-09-18
VKMS Driver Getting Cursor Support In The Next Kernel Cycle   Linux Kernel   2018-09-14
Outreachy Had 41 Interns Complete Their Work This Summer   Free Software   2018-09-02
DRM-Misc Begins Preparing For The Linux 4.20~5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-31
The DRM GPU Scheduler Got Beefed Up This Summer, More Improvements Possible   Linux Kernel   2018-08-28
Wayland 1.16 Released, Likely The Last Time-Based Release, Plus Weston 5.0   Wayland   2018-08-24
DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 With New VKMS Driver, Intel Icelake Work   Linux Kernel   2018-08-15
XDC2018 Will Have Many Interesting Talks On Vulkan, AR/VR, Wayland & More   X.Org   2018-08-12
Wayland 1.16 & Weston 5.0 Release Candidates For Testing   Wayland   2018-08-11
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-10
OpenChrome DRM Driver To Go Through A GEM/TTM Code Rewrite   Linux Kernel   2018-08-05