Question on Graphics Programming in ubuntu

Jurjen Stellingwerff jurjen at
Fri Jan 15 14:44:03 GMT 2010

Hoi Tharaneedharan,

Have you tried lib cairo? It should use hardware acceleration when 
writing to the display.


On 14-1-2010 0:21, Tharaneedharan Vilwanathan wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am new to ubuntu. I have a quick question.
> Currently I have an X11 program that displays images at a low speed. I 
> am looking for alternatives. I tried to check directfb but I am not 
> sure of the status of directfb. The site is down for quite sometime now.
> So the question I have is what alternatives I have for displaying 
> images at a faster rate? fbdev? SDL? OpenGL? Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards
> dharani

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