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    Default Reading The Linux Graphics Driver How-To Book

    Phoronix: Reading The Linux Graphics Driver How-To Book

    For those wondering about the outcome of the Linux graphics driver development book that was worked on back in September prior to XDC2012, the book continues to be worked on a bit for those interested in reading it...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIxMDk

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    Now we need some way to use the drivers, kinda like how SVGAlib did (unless we're stuck with SDL).

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    Quote Originally Posted by STrRedWolf View Post
    Now we need some way to use the drivers, kinda like how SVGAlib did (unless we're stuck with SDL).
    You have plenty of graphics libraries implementing programming interfaces to use your graphics hardware. The main graphics API is called OpenGL and I'm sure it's available on your distro.

    SDL is awesome!

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    PDF format or something more common would be appreciated

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    Disappointing, but understandable. They could simply have stated that there was not enough motivation to work on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 89c51 View Post
    PDF format or something more common would be appreciated
    This is in LaTeX and therefore written in stone, while easily printed into pdf or many other formats without loss of formatting...

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    Quote Originally Posted by disi View Post
    This is in LaTeX and therefore written in stone, while easily printed into pdf or many other formats without loss of formatting...
    Yes i know and its a personal thing. I find genital warts more appealing than LaTeX.

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