Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid Graphics

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on May 16, 2013 9:35 AM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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For open-source graphics drivers materializing last year and earlier in the year was the PRIME support in conjunction with DMA-BUF for buffer sharing between drivers/hardware. Released last month was then a new NVIDIA binary Linux graphics driver that supports NVIDIA Optimus and RandR 1.4 at long last. On the AMD side for hybrid graphics, the Catalyst driver has its own way of handling Intel+AMD mixed configurations.

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