The xf86-video-ati driver is the ATI/AMD Radeon X.Org DDX component for effectively all Radeon GPUs of recent times. Modern Radeon GPUs also depend upon the Radeon DRM/KMS driver within the Linux kernel where most of the heavy lifting is done and then the 3D R300/R600/RadeonSI Gallium3D drivers.

xf86-video-ati Articles & Reviews

CS:GO & TF2 Extensively Tested On The Newest Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver   Graphics Cards   2014-11-12
AMD RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Benchmarks   Display Drivers   2013-11-04
AMD Catalyst vs. Linux 3.7 + Mesa 9.1-devel Gallium3D Performance   Display Drivers   2012-11-26
Using The New Radeon Gallium3D 2D Color Tiling   Display Drivers   2012-01-17
The Direction Of ATI Radeon Graphics In Ubuntu 11.04   Display Drivers   2011-03-08
Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2011-01-19
The Open-Source ATI Driver Is Becoming A Lot Faster   Display Drivers   2011-01-13
The Direction Of Intel Graphics With Fedora 13 Alpha   Software   2010-03-10
Open-Source ATI Graphics In Ubuntu 9.04   Display Drivers   2009-03-20
Power Management: ATI Catalyst vs. Open-Source ATI Driver   Display Drivers   2009-03-06
AMD Dropping R300-R500 Support In Catalyst Driver   Display Drivers   2009-03-05
AMD Catalyst vs. X.Org Radeon Driver 2D Performance   Display Drivers   2009-01-18
Radeon HD 4550 Not Yet Open-Source Friendly   Display Drivers   2008-10-20
RadeonHD 1.2.2 & 1.2.3 Drivers Released   Display Drivers   2008-10-13
An Open-Source Radeon HD 4670? Sort Of.   Display Drivers   2008-09-16
ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB   Graphics Cards   2008-07-03
Radeon HD 4870 Open-Source Support   Display Drivers   2008-06-26
ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB   Graphics Cards   2008-06-26
Radeon HD 4850 Works With Open Driver   Display Drivers   2008-06-19
Gaming With The Open-Source R500 Driver   Display Drivers   2008-05-28
Open-Source ATI Driver Achieves 3D Success   Display Drivers   2008-05-27
RadeonHD Driver Delivers AMD 780 Support   Display Drivers   2008-05-26
Radeon vs. RadeonHD Drivers In H1'08   Display Drivers   2008-03-19
R500 XAA/EXA RadeonHD Performance   Display Drivers   2008-01-29
Future AMD GPUs To Be More Open-Source Friendly?   Display Drivers   2007-12-29
ATI HD 2900XT With Radeon Driver   Display Drivers   2007-11-20
Open-Source ATI Driver Gets TV-Out   Display Drivers   2007-08-15

xf86-video-ati Linux & Open-Source News

xf86-video-ati 19.1 Released With Crash & Hang Fixes   X.Org   2019-10-15
Many Vintage X.Org Modules Could Use Some Help If Wanting New Releases   X.Org   2019-07-17
xf86-video-ati / xf86-video-amdgpu 19.0.1 Released To Better Deal With DP MST Displays   Radeon   2019-03-19
Radeon/AMDGPU X.Org Drivers Add TILE Property Support For Tiled Monitors   Radeon   2019-03-14
The xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Receives Some EOY Updates Ported From AMDGPU   Radeon   2018-12-25
AMDGPU X.Org 18.1 Driver Released With RandR Leasing, Updates For DC Functionality   Radeon   2018-09-14
Pre-AMDGPU xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver Sees A Round Of Improvements   Radeon   2018-07-11
Several DDX Drivers Aren't Yet Ready For X.Org Server 1.20   X.Org   2018-05-12
AMDGPU / ATI 18.0.1 X.Org DDX Driver Releases, Fixes Infinite Loop & Crashes   Radeon   2018-03-16
xf86-video-ati 18.0 X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   2018-03-06
Deep Color Support For Radeon X.Org Driver Being Tackled   Radeon   2018-01-22
xf86-video-amdgpu 1.4.0 / xf86-video-ati 7.10.0 Released   Radeon   2017-09-08
Radeon X.Org Driver Gets Fixed Up To Always Allow Page-Flipping With TearFree   Radeon   2017-08-17
xf86-video-ati 7.9 / xf86-video-amdgpu 1.3 DDX Driver Updates   Radeon   2017-03-16
X.Org Server Development Continues Trending Quite Low   X.Org   2016-12-27
AMD Planning To Enable GLAMOR By Default For R600 & Newer GPUs   Radeon   2016-11-21
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D Performance, Tear Free, DRI3 Default   X.Org   2016-11-17
AMDGPU 1.1.1 X.Org Driver Released, Radeon 7.7.1 DDX Too   Radeon   2016-09-15
Improved Tear-Free Rendering For Radeon DDX With PRIME   Radeon   2016-09-06
Ubuntu & Debian Abandon Intel X.Org Driver For Most Hardware, Moves To Modesetting DDX   Debian   2016-07-23
Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With GLAMOR   Radeon   2016-07-22
DRI3 Is Now Flipped On For xf86-video-ati X.Org Driver   AMD   2016-05-11
AMD To Enable DRI3 By Default On Latest X.Org Servers   AMD   2016-05-10
GLAMOR vs. EXA 2D Radeon Performance On X.Org Server 1.18.3 / Ubuntu 16.04   X.Org   2016-04-24
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On Ubuntu 16.04   Ubuntu   2016-04-23
Radeon X.Org Driver Gets ASync Page-Flipping With Present Extension   Radeon   2016-04-12
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
Intel's Unreleased 3.0 X.Org Driver Gets More Fixes For DRI3/Present   X.Org   2016-04-05
Radeon X.Org Driver's TearFree Now Works For Rotated/Reflected Outputs   X.Org   2016-03-09
AMDGPU's xf86-video-amdgpu vs. Mode-Setting DDX Performance   X.Org   2016-02-14
Some Fresh Radeon EXA/GLAMOR 2D Acceleration Benchmarks   Radeon   2016-02-11
PlayStation 4 Running Linux Can Use Open-Source Radeon Gallium3D Driver   Hardware   2016-01-05
AMDGPU 1.0 DDX Driver Released   Radeon   2015-11-22
Radeon DDX Update Brings DRI3, DP 1.2 MST, Tear-Free   Radeon   2015-11-12
Mesa's DRI3 Support For EGL Still Baking, The State Of DRI3 For X.Org Drivers   Mesa   2015-10-30
Zaphod Support For The X.Org Mode-Setting Driver   X.Org   2015-08-06
Radeon & Nouveau X.Org Drivers Get Dirty (Tracking Update)   X.Org   2015-07-12
TearFree Option Lands In xf86-video-ati Git   AMD   2015-04-22
Radeon X.Org Driver Still Trying To Eliminate Tearing, Adds TearFree Option   X.Org   2015-04-21
DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org Driver   X.Org   2015-03-17
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Performance Comparison   X.Org   2014-12-17
November Was Great For Linux Users, But December Will Be Especially Interesting   Phoronix   2014-11-30
Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Trial Benchmarks With A Haswell-EP   Operating Systems   2014-11-10
FreeBSD Is Slowly But Surely Trying To Catch Up With Linux Graphics Drivers   BSD   2014-10-10
The Slides Announcing The New "AMDGPU" Kernel Driver   Radeon   2014-10-08
Radeon 7.5 X.Org Driver Enables Hawaii, Adds New PCI IDs   Radeon   2014-10-02
openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks   SUSE   2014-09-25
AMD's Radeon DDX Enables Hawaii Acceleration By Default   Radeon   2014-08-12
Radeon X.Org 7.4.0 Driver Brings More Tiling, R300/R500 GLAMOR   Radeon   2014-06-26
Open-Source ATI Rage 128 Driver Gets Revived   X.Org   2014-05-05
AMD Mullins Support Added To Radeon Gallium3D   Radeon   2014-05-02
Trying Out Radeon R9 290 Graphics On Open-Source   Radeon   2014-04-16
Intel, Radeon Drivers Become Friendly With Non-Root X Server   X.Org   2014-04-03
Initial XWayland Support Looks To Land In X.Org Server 1.16   X.Org   2014-03-26
Radeon X.Org Driver Can Now Build Against The New GLAMOR   Radeon   2014-03-17
AMD Radeon Northern Islands: EXA vs. GLAMOR   Radeon   2014-03-14
Radeon Gallium3D Tiling Turned Back On For "CIK" GPUs   Radeon   2014-03-11
GLAMOR Can Now Be Enabled For AMD R300/R500 GPUs   AMD   2014-03-10
xf86-video-ati 7.3.0 Radeon X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   2014-01-24
RadeonSI GLAMOR 2D Performance vs. Catalyst   Radeon   2014-01-18
The 10 Best Features Of FreeBSD 10.0   BSD   2014-01-05
Bitrig Is Still Around, But Without An Official Release   BSD   2013-12-02
Libdrm 2.4.48 Has New Hardware Support   Mesa   2013-11-17
AMD Hawaii Code Published For X.Org DDX, Mesa   AMD   2013-11-13
AMD Lands Open-Source "Hawaii" GPU Driver Code   AMD   2013-11-10
AMD Driver To Enabling RadeonSI Tiling By Default   Radeon   2013-11-01
GLAMOR'ized Radeon Driver Shows Hope Over EXA   Radeon   2013-10-03
XWayland DDX Based On GLAMOR Released   Wayland   2013-09-30
Radeon Driver Now Supports X-Video GLAMOR   Radeon   2013-09-29
Radeon Driver Now Enables GLAMOR By Default   Radeon   2013-09-16
Mir Gets Workaround For Visual Glitches, Corruption   Ubuntu   2013-09-13
RadeonSI / GLAMOR Support Still M.I.A. From Ubuntu 13.10   Radeon   2013-09-12
Intel Reverts Plans, Will Not Support Ubuntu's XMir   Intel   2013-09-07
AMD "Berlin" APU Graphics Come To Linux User-Space   AMD   2013-09-07
AMD Radeon KMS Driver Merged Into FreeBSD   Radeon   2013-08-28
AMD/ATI X.Org Driver Brings New GPU Support   AMD   2013-08-07
Reverse PRIME Committed To AMD X.Org Driver   AMD   2013-08-06
Radeon Gets Multi-Screen Reverse Optimus Support   Radeon   2013-07-30
AMD Driver Gets 2D Performance Improvements   AMD   2013-07-22
AMD Sea Islands Support Comes To Radeon Gallium3D   Radeon   2013-06-28
Open-Source AMD Driver Gets "Hainan" GPU Support   AMD   2013-05-13
Gears On Gallium Still Grinding The Latest Mesa   Operating Systems   2013-04-24
Compressed Textures, Tiling Merged For RadeonSI   Mesa   2013-04-19
R600g Tests Show Little Change On Mesa 9.2-devel   AMD   2013-04-17
The First Radeon DRM Pull For Linux 3.10   Radeon   2013-04-16
2D Tiling For AMD's RadeonSI Is Stacking Up   Radeon   2013-04-08
Fedora 19 Readies AMD "RadeonSI" Driver   Fedora   2013-03-29
Open-Source Support For AMD "Richland" APUs   AMD   2013-03-15
AMD Radeon KMS Being Ported To FreeBSD   BSD   2013-02-20
AMD Has Open-Source Driver For HD 8000 Series   AMD   2013-02-04
AMD Radeon Driver Changes Coming For Linux 3.9   Radeon   2013-02-02
Open-Source AMD Graphics Driver 7.1.0 Released   AMD   2013-01-30
AMD R600 Gallium3D Is Mixed On Fedora 18   AMD   2013-01-22
AMD's Open-Source RadeonSI Driver Sees New Patches   Radeon   2013-01-17
Support For The X.Org State Tracker In R300g Killed   X.Org   2013-01-14
Radeon Kernel Driver Deprecates UMS Mode-Setting   Radeon   2013-01-06
Radeon Driver Enables Full 2D Acceleration For HD 7000   Radeon   2012-12-27
Radeon Driver Is Now KMS-Only, 7.0 Released   Radeon   2012-11-06
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Enables 2D Color Tiling   Radeon   2012-11-01
DRI2 Offloading Support Hits The X.Org Drivers   X.Org   2012-09-03
Development Stats From Trondheim To Suldal   Phoronix   2012-07-28
Radeon Driver Commit Activity Is On The Decline   Radeon   2012-07-25
Running The Radeon Driver With GLAMOR   Radeon   2012-07-22
Nouveau X.Org Driver Less Than 30k Lines Of Code   Nouveau   2012-07-22
GLAMOR Radeon Shows 2D Acceleration Promise   Radeon   2012-07-12
AMD Using GLAMOR For Open HD 7000 Series 2D   AMD   2012-07-10
The Last ATI/AMD Radeon UMS Driver Release   Radeon   2012-06-29
Radeon UMS Support To Be Dropped   Radeon   2012-06-15
Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June   Phoronix   2012-06-09
Radeon 6.14.5 Linux Graphics Driver Released   Radeon   2012-06-07
New DDX X.Org Server API Changes Are Pushed   X.Org   2012-05-24
The X.Org Plans For Ubuntu 12.10   Ubuntu   2012-05-09
Upcoming Linux Hardware Tests, Benchmarks   Linux Gaming   2012-05-02
X.Org 7.7 Release Candidate 1 Finally Emerges   X.Org   2012-04-16
Radeon, Nouveau Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   2012-04-08
xf86-video-ati 6.14.4 Has New Features   AMD   2012-03-29
AMD Publishes Open-Source HD 7000, Trinity Code   AMD   2012-03-20
AMD Launches Pitcairn GPUs, Open-Source Not There   AMD   2012-03-06
Open-Source Radeon HD 7000 Code Coming Soon?   Radeon   2012-02-23
Intel's Brewing New Linux Graphics Driver Features   Intel   2012-02-05
Radeon R600 Tiling Patches Are Ready   Radeon   2012-02-04
Radeon HD 7950 Launches, Linux Support Questionable   Radeon   2012-01-31
2D Color Tiling Patches Hit For Radeon R600+   Radeon   2012-01-12
Will Intel's Ivy Bridge Be Trouble-Free On Linux?   Intel   2012-01-07
Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal Released   Phoronix   2011-12-13
Radeon Evergreen HDMI Audio Code Is Still M.I.A.   Radeon   2011-12-03
Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal Milestone 3   Phoronix   2011-12-01
Glamor Acceleration For The Intel X.Org Driver   Intel   2011-11-11
ATI X.Org Driver Sees Significant Update   AMD   2011-11-02
Classic Radeon Drivers Are On Their Deathbed   Radeon   2011-10-20
The Sad State Of GPU Drivers For BSD, Solaris   BSD   2011-08-25
Running The Xorg State Tracker On R300 Gallium3D   AMD   2011-08-24
R600g Now Works With Xorg State Tracker   AMD   2011-08-23
AMD's New Open-Source Employees   AMD   2011-07-05
Radeon KMS Color Tiling Now On For R600+ ASICs   Radeon   2011-06-13
Here's The AMD Llano Fusion Mesa/Gallium3D Code   AMD   2011-05-31
How Ironic: AMD Pushes Open-Source Llano APU Support   AMD   2011-05-31
New ATI/AMD X.Org Driver Released (6.14.2)   AMD   2011-05-26
Northern Islands & Fermi Busted On Open-Source   X.Org   2011-05-25
AMD Radeon HD "Cayman" Finally Moves On With Acceleration   Radeon   2011-05-24
Wayland, X.Org For Ubuntu's Future   Wayland   2011-05-10
AMD's Turks GPUs Work On Open-Source, Sort Of   AMD   2011-04-21
xf86-video-ati 6.14.1 Open-Source Driver Released   AMD   2011-03-17
Open-Source AMD Fusion E-350 Support Takes A Dive   AMD   2011-03-10
Why Software Defaults Are Important & Benchmarked   Phoronix   2011-03-08
Open-Source AMD Cayman GPU KMS Support   AMD   2011-03-02
A Major Open-Source ATI Linux Driver Update   AMD   2011-02-03
The New X Stack Is Going Into Ubuntu 11.04   X.Org   2011-01-26
Page-Flipping Is Flipped On In The ATI DDX Driver   AMD   2011-01-11