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nvidia, opengl, compositing: play nice!

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nthrbldyblg.blogspot: I was pleased to see this in the ChangeLog for the nvidia drivers 256.53: "Fixed a bug that caused extremely slow rendering of OpenGL applications on X screens other than screen 0 when using a compositing manager."

Intel's Sandybridge Graphics On Linux

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phoronix.com: Back in February we reported on the first signs of open-source support for Intel's Sandybridge, a.k.a. their sixth-generation Intel graphics processor integrated on their upcoming CPUs.

Looking At The OpenCL Performance Of ATI & NVIDIA On Linux

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phoronix.com: In this article we are looking more closely at the Open Computing Language performance of this GF104 graphics card as well as other NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards.

My new new laptop!

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dedoimedo.com: Once again, I show off my toys. It's an article about my newest laptop, running a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. You get a hands on review of both the hardware and the software, the ease of installation, a comparison between the two systems, a practical guide to dual booting, and a handful of great screenshots.

Dell Studio 1747 Laptop: almost perfect

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linux-mag.com: Dell’s 17-inch Studio 1747 laptop is a beefy desktop replacement that ships with Windows 7. But how does it fare with Linux instead?

7 Providers of Pre Installed Linux Laptops/PC's

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techdrivein.com: Not many mainstream PC manufacturers have a Linux preinstalled version of their products. But some do have and the there are many other not-so-mainstream providers of Linux preinstalled laptops, netbooks and PC's. Here are a few of them you should know.

Phoronix 2010 Linux Graphics Survey

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phoronix.com: For the past three years we have hosted an annual Linux Graphics Survey in which we ask tens of thousands of users each time their video card preferences, driver information, and other questions about their view of the Linux graphics stack. This year we are hosting the survey once again.

NVIDIA 256.53 Stable Linux Driver Release

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phoronix.com: Over the weekend there was a new Linux binary driver release from NVIDIA that was the 256.52 driver in a pre-release state. Today this driver has been released as stable after being branded the NVIDIA 256.53 driver.

Flip: A Simple Camera Done Right

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: Sometime back I gave a pretty strong pan review of a couple of “toys” that were not compatible with GNU/Linux. Recently, I fully expected to repeat this depressing experience when my brother-in-law gave my son a “Flip” digital video camera, but I was pleasantly surprised:

Customizable Linux tablet features 10.1-inch multitouch display

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linuxfordevices.com: Japanese reseller Redstar has begun taking pre-orders for an ARM11-based 10.1-inch tablet computer from RealEase that runs the new Shogo Linux distro. The Shogo Tablet runs on a 533MHz Freescale i.MX37 system-on-chip (SoC) with 256MB RAM and 4GB flash.

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