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AMD: GPU Specifications Without NDAs!

http://www.phoronix.com

This morning at the X Developer Summit in the United Kingdom, Matthew Tippett and John Bridgman of AMD have announced that they will be releasing their ATI GPU specifications without any Non-Disclosure Agreements needed by the developers!

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Brother is now developing drivers for Linux distros

http://solutions.brother.com

Brother is now developing drivers which are designed to work on Linux distributions, Redhat, Mandriva(Mandrake), SuSE, Debian and FedoraCore. We have developed two types of driver: LPR drivers and CUPS drivers.

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AMD partners with Novell to open source ATI graphic drivers

http://www.desktoplinux.com

AMD announced on Sept 7 a major strategic change in open-source graphic processors support. It announced it would provide open-source information and a development package supporting the ATI RadeonHD 2000 series ATI Radeon X1000 series of graphics processing units on Linux desktops.

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Get your questions about AMD/ATI open source drivers commitment answered

http://airlied.livejournal.com

David Airile, who has been working hard on open source drivers for ATI graphics cards and has been working with AMD on the new commitment to open source community for about 3 months, talks about all this. He is also accepting questions people might have about the commitment and the drivers.

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Nouveau project hacks away at free Nvidia drivers

http://www.linux.com

Currently, GNU/Linux users with Nvidia graphics cards have two choices: Either use the proprietary drivers and violate their free software principles, or use the free nv driver and do without 3-D acceleration. The Nouveau project is working to overcome this dilemma by producing its own set of fully functional free Nvidia drivers.

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Free ATI drivers for Christmas?

http://www.linux.com

Fully-functional video drivers -- ones capable of handling 3-D acceleration -- remain one of the weak points of free software. The Free Software Foundation has declared them a high-priority project.

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Are Linus Torvalds, IBM, AMD, others at odds over pushing hardware drivers out of Linux?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

I can’t possibly profess to know what the pros and cons are of pushing hardware device drivers into the hypervisors that support virtualization technologies like those from XEN and VMware.

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Fixing Ubuntu’s Achilles Heel

http://www.techpersona.com

Out of all the Linux distribution to replace your old Microsoft’s Windows OS, Ubuntu has to be one of your choices. It seems to be one of the easiest to learn and operate. I know that there are other Linux users that may disagree, but you cannot deny that there are pages after pages of information on “how to” segments on the Internet.

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Dell Wants Better ATI Linux Drivers

http://www.phoronix.com

Dell knows it won't happen overnight, but along side wanting to ship audio/video codecs, Intel Wireless 80.211N support for Linux, Broadcom Wireless for Linux, and being able to ship notebooks and desktops with Compiz Fusion enabled, Dell would like to see improved ATI Linux drivers.

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Linux printing steps toward simplicity

http://www.desktoplinux.com

The Linux Foundation last week announced the free availability of the Linux Standard Base Driver Development Kit for print drivers. The DDK provides the tools and resources for printing manufacturers to easily support all Linux distributions with one driver package, greatly reducing the time and effort needed to support Linux, a foundation spokesperson said.

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Preliminary opensource driver for the ATI R500-based cards

http://www.linuxinsight.com

Jerome Glisse announced today that a small team of X.Org developers has managed to provide the initial support for ATI R500-based cards (ATI Radeon X1300 up to X1600 at the time) by reverse engineering. The released code is definitely not yet ready for the normal users, but it's the big step ahead nevertheless.

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ATI R200 Linux Driver Redux

http://www.phoronix.com

While ATI/AMD claim that they provide enough support for developing open source ATI Radeon drivers, developers of open source drivers tell a much different story. Very few of them have specifications, and those are stripped down and a lot of needed information is missing from them so they have to use time-consuming error-prone reverse engineering.

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The Truth About ATI/AMD & Linux Drivers

http://www.phoronix.com

In this article we will be exposing what truly consists of the ATI/AMD driver development cycle and ultimately what they are really doing to improve their image in the Linux community. We have been granted unprecedented access to share with you their once unknown driver development model.

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Update On Free Linux Driver Development

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Remember the offer Greg Kroah-Hartman made earlier this year, to get Linux drivers written for free for any company that wanted them?

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