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Vulnerability in Proprietary NVIDIA Driver for Linux

A vulnerability in NVIDIA's proprietary graphics driver for Linux has been publicised. The hole allows an attacker to gain root access by manipulating the position of a VGA window in RAM...

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Intel Driver Integrates BRW Assembler

The xf86-video-intel driver has picked up thousands of lines of new code today with the integration of a BRW assembler in order to compile shader programs on the fly and to remove inefficiencies and mistakes from current Intel shaders...

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AMD Open-Source S.I. Botched, Hope For The Future

We're now going into eight months since the AMD Radeon HD 7000 series "Southern Islands" graphics cards first launched. In that time the Catalyst Linux support has been stable and fine, but the open-source driver support is still unusable...

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Another Intel Linux Graphics Driver Release

Intel has released a new open-source X.Org driver for their Intel graphics since it was only just discovered that the Ivy Bridge GT1 "HD 2500" graphics were busted...

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Mesa 8.1 Will Offer Some Speed Improvements For Nouveau

After last week sharing results for AMD Radeon R600g Gallium3D on Mesa 8.0 and 8.1-devel, here are benchmarks for several NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards comparing the OpenGL Gallium3D performance with Nouveau on Mesa 8.0 stable and Mesa 8.1-devel.

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