What’s up with Graphics on Linux?

Confused about what is going on with graphics on Linux? Read the history of the complete process and where it stands today.
Especially check out the part about SUN Looking Glass 3D Desktop.

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ShrinkTo5 Nice Open Source DVDShrink replacement

ShrinkTo5 has been developed as a cross-platform engine available for free for anyone. To ensure a fast spreading to other platforms ShrinkTo5 is distributed as open-source. Still in development and it’s open.

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Starry Night 1.5 Gigapixel Image!

This image is a photomosaic of the famous painting ‘Starry Night’. The image is made with over 210.000 tiny photographs and a total size of over 1.500.000.000 points in other words it is a 1.5 Gigapixel Image. Click over the image (Zoom In) until you start to see the tiny images.

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Unofficial Ubuntu 5.04 Starter Guide

Unofficial Ubuntu 5.04 Starter Guide

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MIT “Hacks”

I find these *incredibly* amusing, and I think you will too. I spent about 2 and a half hours this afternoon going through these and laughing my ass off. Take a peek…

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How To Look Like A UNIX/LINUX Guru

This is your survival guide to UNIX/LINUX, once you go bash you wont go back.

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A GOOD First Person Shooter at only 100kb!

Finally a firs person shooter with pretty good graphics that is so small it can be installed on a floppy!

-512MB RAM
-GFX card supporting pixel shaders 1.3, 128MB or more of VRAM.
– Some kind of sound hardware
– DirectX 9.0b

Now if only Unreal Tournament 2004 took tips from these guys instead of making a 6 cd installer 😛

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Super $500 MythTV Project

Speaking of MythTV (You were, weren’t you?) here’s a guy documenting the building of his MythTV box, running Gentoo and costing under $500. Cool stuff!

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Star Wars Combine – Massive Online Multiplayer RPG

The Combine is a free massively multiplayer online role-playing simulation game based on the Star Wars Universe, developed by amateurs in their spare time.

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MediaPortal – Windows alternative to MythTV

Want to try MythTV but don’t have an extra PC sitting around to install Linux on? Try MediaPortal instead. It runs on Windows and is open source freeware.

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