Up to this point NVIDIA had released several betas in the 180.xx driver series
that introduced VDPAU acceleration
support, OpenGL 3.0
, CUDA 2.1
, and other Linux work. This afternoon all of these new features are finally supported by NVIDIA with the release of the first stable Linux driver in this latest series.
The NVIDIA 180.22 Linux driver also officially adds in support for new GeForce and Quadro GPUs, workstation performance optimizations, glyph cache by default, improved X pixmap placement, and various bug-fixes. The 180.22 release also adds in support for the latest Linux kernels.
The NVIDIA 180.22 stable Linux driver is available for Linux x86
and Linux x86_64