Linux Graphics Directions

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Scheduled: Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 3:10 – 3:55pm in President's Ballroom

One Line Summary

Now that we have competent Linux kernel graphics support, what comes next?


Linux graphics support has turned the corner in the last couple of years, and we’re now trying to figure out where we go next. This presentation outlines a couple of possible scenarios and talks about how we move from the heavy-weight desktop-only infrastructure that we have today to a system that can scale across a wide range of hardware platforms and use cases.


  • Biography

    Keith Packard has been developing open source software since 1986, focusing on the X Window System since 1987, designing and implementing large parts of the current implementation. He is currently a Principal Engineer with Intel’s Open Source Technology Center. Keith received a Usenix Lifetime Achievement award in 1999 and sits on the foundation board.

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