Using the Linux Framebuffer for Mac Media Player

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Date: Monday, August 15th, 2005, 13:19
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Use the Linux kernel framebuffer to display graphics — and discover the alarming truth behind the framebuffer’s so-called “standard” mode. This article shows you how to make efficient, direct use of the framebuffer to display JPEG files. Read More…


Use the Linux kernel framebuffer to display graphics — and discover the alarming truth behind the framebuffer’s so-called “standard” mode. This article shows you how to make efficient, direct use of the framebuffer to display JPEG files and discusses the issues involved in deciding between direct framebuffer access and using the X server as a graphics driver. In the previous article ( Load Linux on the Mac mini ), you gathered together and installed all the pieces required to develop your Mac-mini-hosted multimedia application.

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