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X.Org Server Git lands support for hardware-accelerated XWayland with NVIDIA

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The NVIDIA-led work to allow XWayland OpenGL and Vulkan acceleration with their proprietary driver has just been merged into X.Org Server Git.

The XWayland changes needed to allow the NVIDIA proprietary driver to work in an accelerated manner have landed in X.Org Server 1.21 Git. The main change is xwayland: implement pixmap_from_buffers for the eglstream backend that was merged just a few minutes ago.

NVIDIA is a big blocker for Wayland, so any steps forward are good steps – even if it takes a while before this code ends up on our desktops.

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Gitlet.js – Git implemented in 1k lines of JavaScript (2015)

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Article URL: http://gitlet.maryrosecook.com/docs/gitlet.html

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26787376

Points: 167

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The Cursed Computer Iceberg Meme

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Article URL: https://suricrasia.online/iceberg/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26766722

Points: 214

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The Ponzi Career

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Article URL: https://www.drorpoleg.com/the-ponzi-career/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26770562

Points: 335

# Comments: 188

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This Video Is Not Sped Up: Ridiculously Fast 3D Printing

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This Video Is Not Sped Up: Ridiculously Fast 3D Printing

It's hard to believe that this footage isn't sped up. How can a printer move that fast?

The post This Video Is Not Sped Up: Ridiculously Fast 3D Printing appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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7 days ago
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Wow! That’s fast!
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Let’s fix font size

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Article URL: https://tonsky.me/blog/font-size/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26633148

Points: 158

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