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Successful use of DDE in ArchHurd

http://www.archhurd.org

We are happy to announce that DDE has been successfully packaged for Arch Hurd! This means that we now have the ability to compile drivers from Linux 2.6 for the Hurd.
If you want to run DDE now for your network card, the wiki should help - feel free to update it!

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Broadcom releases open source wireless driver for Linux

http://www.h-online.com

Broadcom has become the last major manufacturer of wireless chips to support developers of open source Linux drivers

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Driver dilemma in KDE workspaces 4.5

http://blog.martin-graesslin.com

KDE is currently blamed for errors in external components: the graphic drivers. I am lately reading quite some crap that we KWin devs knew about problems in the drivers and shipped 4.5 nevertheless with changes enabled which trigger the driver bugs. That is of course not true.

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Broadcom releases an open-source driver for its wireless chipsets

http://lwn.net

Broadcom would like to announce the initial release of a fully-open
Linux driver for it's latest generation of 11n chipsets.

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AMD Releases Open-Source Drivers for ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD continues to abide by their commitment to provide open-source support for their graphics cards and as proof of that this afternoon they have released their initial hardware acceleration code that supports the ATI Radeon HD 5000 "Evergreen" family of graphics processors.

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Kernel Log: 2.6.36 development and new stable kernels and drivers

http://www.h-online.com

While Linux 2.6.36 development continues apace, a number of new stable releases iron out various quirks in previous versions. New versions of PowerTop and graphics drivers for AMD and NVIDIA graphics chips offer numerous enhancements and bug fixes

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Richard Stallman on Australia: Q&A

http://delimiter.com.au

"...In October Stallman will visit Australia to speak — among other events — at UNSW’s Clancy Auditorium in an event being supported by National ICT Australia. But we got in touch with Stallman ahead of time for a chat about the Government’s internet filter project, free software and why he likes to visit Australia for its parrots..."

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A line in the sand for graphics drivers

https://lwn.net

Support for certain classes of hardware has often been problematic for the Linux kernel, and 3D graphics chips have tended to be at the top of the list. Over the last few years, through a combination of openness at Intel and AMD/ATI and reverse engineering for NVIDIA, the graphics problem has mostly been solved - for desktop systems.

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AMD Should Have Given RadeonHD Driver Project to Red Hat

http://techrights.org

When given the chance, AMD should have let a real Linux company like Red Hat handle the free/libre ATI driver

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ATI's Gallium3D Driver Is Still Playing Catch-Up

http://www.phoronix.com

Yesterday we delivered benchmarks showing how the open-source ATI Radeon graphics driver stack in Ubuntu 10.04 is comparing to older releases of the proprietary ATI Catalyst Linux driver. Sadly, the latest open-source ATI driver still is no match even for a two or four-year-old proprietary driver from ATI/AMD, but that is with the classic Mesa DRI driver.

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Merging Drivers Back Into The X Server

http://www.phoronix.com

While development efforts within the X.Org community are now ramping up for the release of X Server 1.9 that should arrive in August, there is an ongoing discussion concerning a planned long-term change for the X Server: pulling the drivers back in.

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NVIDIA dropping support for new GPUs in the nv driver

http://thread.gmane.org

NVIDIA has announced that it is dropping support for new GPUs, such as the forthcoming Fermi, from it's open source xf86-video-nv driver for X11

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Kernel Log: Stable kernels analysed, Linux without firmware, new graphics drivers

http://www.h-online.com

The development of Linux 2.6.34 has started and is causing heated discussions on the LKML. LWN.net has analysed Linux 2.6.32.9 for security fixes and found almost twenty of them. Linux-Libre removes proprietary files from the kernel, and new graphics drivers for Radeon cards offer numerous improvements

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New Open-Source ATI Driver Releases

http://www.phoronix.com

With the Linux 2.6.33 kernel having been released last week where the ATI kernel mode-setting (KMS) DRM code left the kernel's staging area, we knew a new ATI X.Org driver release was imminent. Over the night a new stable DDX driver update has been pushed out for xf86-video-ati as well as a new pre-release for the KMS-supportive 6.13 version that also carries other changes.

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Set Your Desktop Free, With Nouveau's 3D

http://www.linux-mag.com

The nouveau project has done it! Finally, an open source 3D driver for NVIDIA video cards has arrived and will ship with Fedora 13. Let's take a look (including a few benchmarks).

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