X.Org News Archives
Even With Wayland Around, X.Org Had A Busy 2017

While 2017 was the first year in a decade without seeing a major X.Org Server release, it wasn't due to lack of X.Org Server development activity. Here's a look back at the X.Org 2017 highlights.

11 December 2017 - X.Org 2017 - 1 Comment
DRI3 v1.1 & DRI3 v1.2 Patches Revised

Collabora's Louis-Francis Ratté-Boulianne has sent out the latest patches for the X.Org Server and related components for wiring up Direct Rendering Infrastructure 3 (DRI3) v1.1 as well as the newer v1.2 work too.

7 November 2017 - Direct Rendering Infrastructure 3 - 2 Comments
X.Org Server 1.19.4 Released

With X.Org Server 1.20 not expected for release until early next year, Adam Jackson of Red Hat today issued the X.Org Server 1.19.4 point release.

4 October 2017 - xorg-server 1.19.4 - 5 Comments
Open-Source OpenCL Adoption Is Sadly An Issue In 2017

While most of the talks that take place at the annual X.Org Developers' Conference are around the exciting progress being made across the Linux graphics landscape, at XDC2017 taking place this week at Google, the open-source GPGPU / compute talk is rather the let down due to the less than desirable state of the open-source OpenCL ecosystem.

22 September 2017 - Open-Source OpenCL In 2017 - 22 Comments
Today Marks 30 Years Since The Release Of X11

The X11 window system turns 30 years old today! X11 which still lives on through today via the X.Org Server on Linux, BSD, Solaris, and other operating systems is now three decades old.

15 September 2017 - X11 Turns 30 - 32 Comments
NVIDIA's Server-Side GLVND Implementation

Earlier this week I wrote about Adam Jackson's work at Red Hat on a prototype of an X.Org server-side GLVND implementation. NVIDIA has also now announced their coincidentally similar work.

21 July 2017 - Server-Side GLVND - 11 Comments
NVIDIA Proposes "DeepColor Visual" Extension For X.Org Server, For HDR On Linux

Since last year NVIDIA has been working on HDR support for the Linux desktop. They've worked on support for their driver, but with the Linux infrastructure for High Dynamic Range monitors lacking, they've been working on lower-level Linux improvements to allow for a HDR Linux desktop ecosystem with this next-generation of displays.

18 July 2017 - X11 DeepColor Visual - 31 Comments

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