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A line in the sand for graphics drivers

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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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Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid Lynx) and intel video chipsets

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I have followed the evolution of ubuntu lucid on intel chipsets, since january, using many displays , some different intel chipsets (i915GM,GM45)  , vertical usage 19 inches displays.

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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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GPU Switching Goes For The Gold: Mainline Inclusion

http://www.phoronix.com

At the start of the month we talked about GPU switching coming to Linux in a crude form that allowed notebooks with dual GPUs (one being a low-power, low-performance integrated chip and the other being the more performance-oriented GPU that's power hungry) to be switched from without the need for a reboot in Linux.

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Set Your Desktop Free, With Nouveau's 3D

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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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“DRM is Probably 70% of the Complication in Supporting Open Source”

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RadeonHD driver suffers from Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) which Microsoft and the copyright cartel push into GPUs

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Testing the Nouveau Driver on Ubuntu

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A build of the nouveau video driver for nVidia cards was included in the Ubuntu repositories beginning with Jaunty.  I've been meaning to test it for a while, and finally found some hardware recently to give it a shot.

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A Hackfest To Improve Linux Video Playback

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When it comes to video playback on Linux, the premiere choice for video acceleration is currently using VDPAU with its CPU-efficient, GPU-accelerated capabilities that even has no problems playing 1080p video files with extremely low-end hardware.

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Nouveau: X Render, RandR 1.2, FB, KMS Suspend Done

http://www.phoronix.com

A week ago we shared a status update on the Nouveau driver to clarify an earlier posting that the Nouveau driver is not dead.

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Programming GP-GPUs: Options and Answers

http://www.hpccommunity.org

There continues to be plenty of news in the GP-GPU (General Purpose - Graphical Processing Unit) sector. In case you missed the previews, the standard video card now can be used as a data parallel computer right on your desktop!

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The status of Intel video drivers for Linux (and what it means for your favorite

http://distrowatch.com

Anyone who reads the Linux technical press, Linux blogs, or the comments section of DistroWatch Weekly knows that there has been a lot of discussion, dissatisfaction, and even anger over the state of Intel video drivers for Linux.

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Kernel Log: progress with free graphics drivers, three new stable kernels

http://www.h-online.com

A new version of the nv driver supports later NVIDIA GPUs. Drivers giving 3D support for later Radeon GPUs are making progress, and so is code for running the X server without root rights.

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NVIDIA Calls It A Month With Five Driver Releases

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The NVIDIA 180.44 Linux driver officially adds support for several new graphics processors, fixes various OpenGL crashes (including the KDE 4.x Plasma problems), adds support for OpenGL 3.0 floating-point depth buffers, and brings a number of VDPAU fixes.

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AMD Makes An Evolutionary Leap In Linux Support

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD also continues to publish new programming guides and register information on a routine basis for their latest and greatest hardware. This has been truly phenomenal to see, but AMD has now evolved their Linux support by taking it a large step further.

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Via tiptoes toward openness

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Board and chipmaker Via is gearing up toward releasing Linux driver source code and product documentation for its popular x86-compatible chipsets and peripherals. The company has launched a website where Ubuntu 8.04 and SUSE 10 binary graphics drivers can be downloaded, with source code and documentation to follow, it says.

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