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NVIDIA Releases 325.08 Beta Linux GPU Driver

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Published on 02 July 2013 11:23 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA
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With the NVIDIA 323.xx proprietary display driver series reaching a mature state, NVIDIA's Unix/Linux developers today released the 325.08 Beta to kick off a new series.

The NVIDIA 325.08 Linux driver release has various bug-fixes, it drops support for the old Linux 2.4 kernels, improves the rendering performance of complex gradients, adds support for configuring SLI Mosaic and Base Mosaic from NVIDIA Settings, and updates the nvidia-settings and nvidia-installer components. Overall, it's mostly bug-fixes for the NVIDIA 325 series over 323, compared to earlier series that have brought in many major new features and improvements like RandR 1.4, threaded OpenGL, and other new functionality.

More details on this NVIDIA 325.08 Linux Beta, which is also available to FreeBSD and Solaris users too, can be found at NVIDIA DevTalk.

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