Re: 2D graphics: KGI, GGI, fbdev, DRI, svgalib, oh my!!!

Alan Cox (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 00:24:28 +0100 (BST)

> If my ultimate goal is a maximum level of hardware acceleration,
> especially for scrolling and alpha-blending, which linux graphics
> interface would be the best choice for my needs?

OpenGL is probably what you want to be using for that kind of stuff. For
simple traditional 2D stuff the SDL library might also be interesting.

Both SDL and OpenGL are cross platform interfaces which helps no end. For
2D opengl usage take a look at chromium
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