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X.org 7.6 released

http://www.x.org

The X.Org Foundation and the global community of X.Org developers announce the release 7.6 of the X Window System. This release is the seventh modular release of the X Window System. The next full release will be X11R7.7 and is expected in 2011. X11R7.6 supports GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, MacOS X, Microsoft Windows and GNU Hurd systems.

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Why More Companies Don't Contribute To X.Org

http://www.phoronix.com

Being brought up from the discussion surrounding the RadeonHD driver being vandalized, which wound up just being a prank by two X.Org developers to torment one of the former RadeonHD developers, was a discussion why more companies don't contribute back to X.Org.

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Trying Debian for ARM on QEMU

http://balau82.wordpress.com

How to try a full ARM Debian system complete of graphical environment, using prepared images for the Versatile platform.

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How To Enable The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace Combo In KDE 4

http://blog.abhitux.com

The Ctrl+Alt+Backspace combo, which allowed killing the X server is now disabled by default in many major Linux distributions. Here's how to enable it in KDE.

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Pocketing Police (PayPal confiscates Xorg funds)

http://doctormo.ubuntu-ma.us

An odd bit of news from the xorg foundation. During some discussion on their mailing list about missing funds it became apparent that PayPal had simply taken $5k of their money because PayPal thought xorg foundation were some sort of scam.

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Multitouch screens in Linux/Xorg/GTK+

http://vimeo.com

Here's a video demonstrating multitouch support all along the stack, including Linux 2.6.31, Xorg 7.5 (with XInput2) and Xinput2-enabled GTK+ (Experimental branch)
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VIA Will Not Provide An Open-Source Chrome 9 3D Driver

http://www.phoronix.com

VIA previously expressed interest in a Gallium3D-based Chrome 9 driver, but now today we find out they have no intentions on creating an open-source Chrome 9 3D driver.

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Xorg's X Window innovation - it's not ALL about the graphics (but there's quite a lot of it)

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

In my last article about Xorg, I touched upon several points that have been in a state of continual flux in Xorg. Here's a follow-up on that article, as it seems to have generated quite a lot of interest. However, I didn't expand much on some features and their implications, so I will do so here.

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The X Window innovation: welcome to the new Xorg

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Over time, many people have complained about the X Window system; the X Window system, or Xorg in its current most popular implementation, is the layer between applications and the graphics adapter.

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Desktop GUI - Quick Clarification

http://wgo.wolf911.us

I run across people that get confused as to what a GUI is. Of course a GUI stands for Graphical User Interface and can be applied several ways and methods, but I want to focus on 3 things for this post... The 3 I want to hit on are Xorg, Desktop Environment and Window Manager.

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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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