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The state of Linux graphics

Sep 07, 2005

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This article discusses the state of graphics under Linux using X Server and how it can be modernized.  Topics include accelerated desktop GUIs using the OpenGL API, the X Render extension, DRI, hardware, OpenGL ES, a proposal for Extended EGL, windowing, security, and a description of how all the various libraries work together.  This is good reading for anyone interested in Linux graphics.

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