Firefox Developers Have Issues With Linux GPU Drivers Too

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jan 15, 2011 10:32 PM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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Mozilla Firefox 4.0 will feature GPU hardware acceleration using OpenGL (or Direct2D/Direct3D under Microsoft Windows) acceleration for WebGL content and even HTML5. This support is there for Windows and Mac OS X, but for Firefox 4.0 the Linux support has been disabled and WebGL is also blacklisted for most drivers. Why? It's the problematic GPU drivers, of course.

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