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[$] An Update on the Freedreno Graphics Driver

The freedreno project was started by Rob Clark to create a free-software driver for the Adreno family of GPUs, which are used by the Qualcomm Snapdragon system-on-chip (SoC) family. He presented a status report on the project, along with some history and future plans, at the Embedded Linux Conference, which...

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Open-Source Driver Fans Will Love NVIDIA's New OpenGL Demo

Those with a bit of humor will love the demo NVIDIA recently used for showing off their Nouveau-based open-source graphics driver stack on the Tegra K1 SoC...

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FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs

Since last year the NVIDIA Linux binary graphics driver has exposed the NVENC API for GPU-based video encode support. FFmpeg has supported NVENC for offloading the encode job to newer NVIDIA graphics processors and now they've extended that code to support H.265 encoding on the GPU...

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Red Hat Is Rolling Out A VirtIO DRM/KMS GPU Driver

Red Hat has published a new KMS driver for the VirtIO GPU used within their Linux virtualization stack...

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More Intel Skylake Graphics PCI IDs Get Revealed

Intel's open-source Linux development crew continues working on next-generation Skylake hardware support in a steadfast manner...

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