A Synopsis Of Linux Graphics Drivers
Nov 12, 2007, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)
[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
"With all of our coverage at Phoronix of the different ATI and
NVIDIA graphics drivers, if you're new to Linux or just get caught
off guard by all of the different open and closed-source drivers,
it can be confusing to know which driver is right for you and your
needs. At the request of many readers, and the obvious need for a
concise article explaining the different solutions, we have written
a synopsis of the Linux graphics drivers currently available. This
is really to let those new to Linux know what choices are available
for them and their graphics card.
"For this article, we'll assume that you at least know what a
Linux graphics driver is for and that you're using an Intel,
ATI/AMD, or NVIDIA graphics processor..."