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X.Org Foundation

The X.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation chartered to research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack. [1]

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux (Gascon: Bordèu; Bordele) is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

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Calculator

An electronic calculator is a small, portable electronic device used to perform both basic operations of arithmetic and complex mathematical operations.

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Cambridge

The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area, situated directly north of the city of Boston proper, across the Charles River.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Clare College, Cambridge

Clare College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college was founded in 1326 as University Hall, making it the second-oldest surviving college of the University after Peterhouse. It was refounded in 1338 as Clare Hall by an endowment from Elizabeth de Clare. Clare is famous for its chapel choir and for its gardens on "the Backs" (the back of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). The current Master is Anthony Grabiner, Baron Grabiner, a British barrister. Clare is consistently one of the most popular Cambridge colleges amongst prospective applicants. As of 2014, it had an endowment of over £89m.

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Common Desktop Environment

The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) is a desktop environment for Unix and OpenVMS, based on the Motif widget toolkit.

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Cursor (user interface)

In computer user interfaces, a cursor is an indicator used to show the current position for user interaction on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device.

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Direct Rendering Manager

The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) is a subsystem of the Linux kernel responsible for interfacing with GPUs of modern video cards.

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DragonFly BSD

DragonFly BSD is a free and open source Unix-like operating system created as a fork of FreeBSD 4.8.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo, formally the Scottish National Zoological Park, is an non-profit zoological park in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.

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Fermi (microarchitecture)

Fermi is the codename for a GPU microarchitecture developed by Nvidia as the successor to the Tesla microarchitecture.

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Free and open-source graphics device driver

A free and open-source graphics device driver is software that controls computer graphics hardware and supports graphics rendering APIs and is released under a Free and open source software license.

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FreeBSD

FreeBSD is a free Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).

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Freedesktop.org

freedesktop.org (fd.o) is a project to work on interoperability and shared base technology for free software desktop environments for the X Window System (X11) on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

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GeForce

GeForce is a brand of graphics processing units (GPUs) designed by Nvidia.

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GNOME

GNOME (pronounced or) is a desktop environment that is composed entirely of free and open-source software.

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Google

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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Google Summer of Code

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an international annual program, first held from May to August 2005, in which Google awards stipends (of US$5,500) to all students who successfully complete a requested free and open-source software coding project during the summer.

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Histogram

A histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of numerical data.

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KDE

KDE is an international free software community producing an integrated set of cross-platform applications designed to run on modern Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems.

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Keith Packard

Keith Packard (born April 16, 1963) is a software developer, best known for his work on the X Window System.

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List of free-software events

The following is a list of computer conferences and other events focused on the development and usage of free and open source software (FOSS).

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Load (computing)

In UNIX computing, the system load is a measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs.

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LWN.net

LWN.net is a computing webzine with an emphasis on free software and software for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

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McCormick Tribune Campus Center

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) is a building on the main campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the south side of Chicago.

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Menlo Park, California

Menlo Park is an affluent city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States.

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Mesa (computer graphics)

Mesa is a collection of free and open-source libraries that implement several rendering as well as video acceleration APIs related to hardware-accelerated 3D rendering, 3D computer graphics and GPGPU, the most prominent being OpenGL.

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Mountain View, California

Mountain View is a city located in Northern California's San Francisco Bay Area.

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Nouveau (software)

nouveau is a free and open-source graphics device driver for Nvidia video cards and the Tegra family of SoCs written by independent software engineers, with minor help from Nvidia employees.

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Nuremberg

Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a city on the Pegnitz river and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about north of Munich.

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Portland State University

Portland State University (PSU) is a public coeducational research university located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the county seat of Multnomah County, located at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

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Reference implementation

In the software development process, a reference implementation (or, less frequently, sample implementation or model implementation) is the standard from which all other implementations and corresponding customizations are derived.

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Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara, officially the City of Santa Clara, is a city in Santa Clara County, California, named after the Spanish mission that was established there in 1777.

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Software Freedom Law Center

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) is an organization that provides pro bono legal representation and related services to not-for-profit developers of free software/open source software.

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Software in the Public Interest

Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (SPI) is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed to help other organizations create and distribute free/open-source software and open-source hardware.

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Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold:computers, computer components,:computer software, and:information technology services and that created the Java programming language, Solaris Unix and the Network File System (NFS).

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SUSE

SUSE is a German-based, multinational, open-source software company that develops and sells Linux products to business customers.

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TechShop

TechShop is a chain of member-based workshops that lets people of all skill levels come in and use industrial tools and equipment to build their own projects.

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Tesla (microarchitecture)

Tesla is the codename for a GPU microarchitecture developed by Nvidia as the successor their prior microarchitectures.

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The Cathedral and the Bazaar

The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary (abbreviated CatB) is an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods, based on his observations of the Linux kernel development process and his experiences managing an open source project, fetchmail.

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The Open Group

The Open Group is a vendor and technology-neutral industry consortium, currently with over four hundred member organizations.

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Tizen

Tizen is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C Library implementing the Linux API.

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Toronto

Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, and the capital of the province of Ontario.

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Toulouse

Toulouse (locally:; Tolosa, Tolosa) is the capital city of the southwestern French department of Haute-Garonne, as well as of the Midi-Pyrénées region.

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Toulouse 1 University Capitole

Toulouse 1 University Capitole (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, also called UT1) is located in the heart of the city of Toulouse, in southwestern France.

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University of Bordeaux 1

The University of Bordeaux 1 is a French university, in the Academy of Bordeaux.

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Utility software

Utility software is system software designed to help analyze, configure, optimize or maintain a computer.

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Wayland (display server protocol)

Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between a display server (called Wayland compositor) and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in the C programming language.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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X Window System core protocol

The X Window System core protocolRobert W. Scheifler and James Gettys: X Window System: Core and extension protocols, X version 11, releases 6 and 6.1, Digital Press 1996, ISBN 1-55558-148-XRFC 1013Grant Edwards.

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X.Org Foundation

The X.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation chartered to research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack.

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X.Org Server

X.Org Server refers to the free and open source implementation of the X Window System stewarded by the X.Org Foundation that includes not only the display server but also the client libraries (like Xlib and XCB), developer and user tools, and the rest of the components required to run an entire X Window System architecture.

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XCB

XCB (X protocol C-language Binding) is a library implementing the client-side of the X11 display server protocol.

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XFree86

XFree86 was an implementation of the X Window System.

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Xlib

Xlib (also known as libX11) is an X Window System protocol client library written in the C programming language.

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Xterm

In computing, xterm is the standard terminal emulator for the X Window System.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.Org_Foundation

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