Mesa 17.2 Graphics Stack Released; Install Mesa 17.2 On Ubuntu

Mesa 17.2 Graphics Stack; Install Mesa 17.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04 and other Ubuntu Derivatives. Mesa 17.2.0 is now available. The release consists of 3300 commits from approximately 130 developers. Some ~300 commits while being 10 authors less, relative to Mesa 17.1.x Feature wise, this release mainly focuses on hardware driver improvements, although common code paths has also seen some love. For example, the XvMC and OMX state trackers now work with DRI3, EGL has support for modifiers. The Vulkan drivers ANV and RADV are continuing to mature, have seen multiple performance improvements.

For more details check the release notes, or the log our favourite driver.

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Install Mesa on Ubuntu

Run the following commands in Terminal to install MESA 17.2 on Ubuntu Systems:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/updates
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade

Once installed, run the command glxinfo | grep “OpenGL version” to check the version.

git tag: mesa-17.2.0
MD5:  ab2f88789054212cae1083e8bdb1ac23  mesa-17.2.0.tar.gz
SHA1: ec8ece30ec0d3f85c2db29851a4c97b3cd6b2c10  mesa-17.2.0.tar.gz
SHA256: 9484ad96b4bb6cda5bbf1aef52dfa35183dc21aa6258a2991c245996c2fdaf85
SHA512: db21c386bead833a8809e9ffc0344d31072ad6d0f28a9e8bd1e8d20fa11fca3d3b6773b1e254806bc8aad72deb97301a338259ef9bdd99402fec88f985ee5c47
MD5:  1d8d7323d11146767a37c3cb6a6d411d  mesa-17.2.0.tar.xz
SHA1: 661cf338ef3d7df49ea3aa58a1e8ccb5c1527d20  mesa-17.2.0.tar.xz
SHA256: 3123448f770eae58bc73e15480e78909defb892f10ab777e9116c9b218094943
SHA512: 6ac39274fcf86a26ea5fe51aed486ba3d45b75e0d2f7cc17e1e71d4cf9a85420a832fe559a2ac7b215eda615fab99a2bd290c8388a48c52e13737e7e4ef8d4fd

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