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X.Org Looks To Have Six Summer Projects

This summer there should be six students working on new projects for X.Org/Mesa/Wayland via the foundation's annual participation in the Google Summer of Code.
17 April 2015 - X.Org GSoC - 7 Comments

X.Org Might Possibly Try Voting Again For The SPI Merger

Last week upon conclusion of the X.Org Foundation elections it was revealed the planned X.Org + SPI merger failed. The failure to change the by-laws and become part of SPI failed not due to losing the vote, but in not securing enough votes to command the two-thirds majority of X.Org members needed to approve the change. X.Org members and the board are now pondering the next steps.
14 April 2015 - X.Org + SPI - 2 Comments

X.Org Foundation + SPI Merger Fails

After almost two years of the X.Org Foundation's Board of Directors pursuing a merger with SPI, the 2015 X.Org Elections have ended and the results were sent out to X.Org members last night.
9 April 2015 - Sub-Project - 12 Comments

The Important X.Org Election Is Ending This Weekend

For X.Org members that haven't yet voted in this year's particularly important elections, there's just a few days to cast your ballot.
3 April 2015 - X.Org 2015 Elections

Single-GPU Multi-Seat Support With X.Org Under Xephyr

A patch series that's been baking for a while by LaƩrcio de Sousa provides Xephyr input hot-plugging and other changes needed to allow for single-GPU multi-seat support.
2 April 2015 - Multi-Seat GPU Xephyr - 12 Comments

GLAMOR Starts Getting Improved For X.Org Server 1.18

Eric Anholt has called on the first pull request for the X.Org Server 1.18 merge window to improve the GLAMOR 2D acceleration code.
25 March 2015 - GLAMOR Acceleration - 10 Comments

X.Org Voting Starts: Will X.Org Merge With The SPI?

The X.Org Foundation elections have finally got underway after being delayed to vote on new directors as well as having the X.Org members decide whether the foundation should dissolve its 501(c)3 status and become a sub-project of the SPI Inc.
23 March 2015 - X.Org Foundation - 2 Comments

X.Org Core Purpose: Free & Open Accelerated Graphics Stack

The 2015 X.Org Elections are finally getting started tomorrow after being delayed and running close on time for responding to SPI's resolution. Just in time for the elections to start, the revised foundation by-laws have been published that shift the focus of what the X.Org Foundation is about.
22 March 2015 - New X.Org By-Laws - 9 Comments

X.Org Plans To Finally Start Their Elections Next Week

Next week is when the X.Org Foundation plans to finally start their Board of Directors elections along with having the X.Org members vote to decide whether they should become part of SPI Inc.
19 March 2015 - X.Org Foundation

Another X.Org Security Advisory Disclosed Today

Security researcher Ilja van Sprundel previously characterized the X.Org security scene as being a disaster. This researcher at IOActive has previously reported a large number of X.Org security issues and today is yet another advisory thanks to Ilja.
17 March 2015 - X.Org Security - 20 Comments

DRI3 Support Finally Added To AMD's Radeon X.Org Driver

While DRI3 has been talked about for the better part of three years, today it's finally now supported by the mainline xf86-video-ati Radeon DDX driver.
17 March 2015 - DRI3 xf86-video-ati - 45 Comments

libXvMC Updated, Drops Pre-C89 Support

While most modern Linux video acceleration is done via VDPAU or VA-API, if you're still using XvMC for MPEG-2 acceleration, a new version of this X11 library is now available.
14 March 2015 - libXvMC - 6 Comments

The X.Org 2015 Elections Remain Delayed

For X.Org Foundation members that haven't yet noticed, the 2015 X.Org elections are running behind schedule. Besides electing new board members, this year's elections are particularly important due to voting for the X.Org Foundation 501(c)3 organization to be dissolved to become part of SPI.
13 March 2015 - 2015 X.Org Elections

X.Org Server 1.17 Makes It Into Ubuntu 15.04

X.Org Server 1.17 has made it into Ubuntu 15.04.
13 March 2015 - xorg-server 1.17 - 11 Comments

Libinput 0.12 Released, Stabilizes The Input Library's API/ABI

Libinput v0.12 was released over the night by Peter Hutterer as the last planned release of this input handling library to break the API/ABI. Libinput is on its path to version 1.0 for providing input handling on Wayland-based systems, X.Org (via the xf86-input-libinput driver), and other environments wishing to standardize their input handling.
9 March 2015 - Libinput 0.12 - 2 Comments

Candidates For The 2015 X.Org Board Elections

The candidates running for the open seats for the X.Org Foundation Board if Directors has been released.
17 February 2015 - Board of Directors

X.Org & Mesa Start Thinking About GSoC 2015

X.Org and Mesa developers have begun thinking about interesting projects for student developers to get involved in for this year's Google Summer of Code while prospective students should also begin to think about getting involved with X.Org/Mesa development.
12 February 2015 - GSoC 2015

Why The X.Org Foundation Wants To Join The SPI

X.Org members will soon be voting on whether the X.Org Foundation should dissolve its 501(c)3 state and become a project of SPI.
11 February 2015 - X.Org + SPI - 17 Comments

X.Org Server 1.17.1 Released To Fix Yet Another X Security Vulnerability

Keith Packard announced the release of X.Org Server 1.17.1 today to fix another new X11 Server security vulnerability.
10 February 2015 - CVE-2015-0255 - 10 Comments

X.Org's XDC2015 Conference Is Happening In Toronto

The X.Org Board of Directors have decided on Toronto, Canada as the location for this year's annual X.Org Developers' Conference.
7 February 2015 - XDC2015

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