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Duke of URL: Xi Graphics Voodoo 3 X Server VS. XFree86 3.3.6 and 4.0

Jun 21, 2000, 20:57 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Mullen)

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"Xi Graphics is one of the many companies that do commercial products on Linux. What was once GNU is now seeing many companies hit the market with products said to be better than open source solutions. With this in mind, we take a look at Xi Graphics X Server for the Voodoo3 3000 video card and compare it to 3dfx's solutions."

"The day has long passed where Linux was an obscure operating system with a following only including the elite of computing. Now, with distributions like Red Hat and Mandrake, things are quickly becoming easier and Linux is gaining the popularity it has fought so long for. Some may blame the marketing and propaganda, or credit it, but either way you look at it, Linux is getting big."

"It's disputable whether or not Linux has to tools to deal with heavy 3D graphics, but all this will change soon."

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