Intel® Graphics for Linux*

Desktop-Quality 3D Graphics on Mobile Linux* Devices comes from the Intel Open Source Technology Center, providing the first open source driver certified by the Khronos Group under the OpenGL ES 3D Graphics 3.0 specification.


LIBDRM is the cross-driver middleware which allows user-space applications (such as Mesa and 2D drivers) to communicate with the Kernel by the means of the DRI protocol.

To understand more about the LIBDRM development, and participate in the process, the following are the main guidelines to get started:

Mailing list


  • Mesa developers hang out in
  • For Intel-specific issues, most developers also are present on the in channel as well.



The LibDRM development repository is located at DRM repository, and feel free to experiment with it, test the new code and send patches when appropriate! Code speaks louder than words.