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5.7. X Window System (Graphics)

This section contains information related to the X Window System implementation, X.Org, provided with Fedora.

5.7.1. DisplayPort

DisplayPort is a new digital display connector and protocol. DisplayPort allows a higher bandwidth display interface, permitting display manufacturers to offer higher resolutions, higher color depths and higher refresh rates.
Fedora 12 includes enhanced DisplayPort capabilities for Intel adapters supporting that feature. Apple, HP and Dell offer DisplayPort display devices. Because DisplayPort has the potential for power reduction, it is expected that future laptops may contain embedded DisplayPort interfaces.

5.7.2. Third-party Video Drivers

Refer to the Xorg third-party drivers page for detailed guidelines on using third-party video drivers: