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In September the 2011 Linux Graphics Survey came to an end, but due to Oktoberfest, AMD Bulldozer Linux testing, OpenBenchmarking.org developments, and other matters, I didn't have time to look at the survey results until this weekend when getting ready for the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Here's the 2011 results looking at what Linux desktop end-users are running when it comes to graphics cards and drivers as well as their key concerns.
NVIDIA remains the most popular brand GPU brand in use followed close behind were ATI/AMD and then Intel. Again, similar to last year's results for the three main graphics vendors. There is just a couple dozen (unfortunate) respondents still on Matrox, VIA, and SiS / XGI graphics.