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Videos Of The Graphics Talks From Linux.Conf.Au 2011

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Published on 30 January 2011 01:08 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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The videos from this year's Linux.Conf.Au conference are now available online. There were a few graphics talks by Keith Packard, Eric Anholt, and Adam Jackson, which can be found embedded below.

Keith Packard's talk was about X and the future of Linux graphics. It basically went over the history of X, kernel mode-setting, the Graphics Execution Manager, etc. No major breakthroughs from this talk if you've been keeping up with all of the Phoronix news items, but for everyone else, the nearly 40 minute video is embedded below.


Eric Anholt talked about the GLSL (GL Shading Language) compiler work they have been doing to Mesa over the past year.


Red Hat's Adam Jackson talked about doing remote graphics on Linux with X, SPICE, VNC, etc.


All of the Linux.Conf.Au talks can be viewed at Blip.TV.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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