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NVIDIA 195.36.24 Linux Driver Released

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Published on 26 April 2010 07:23 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA
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While NVIDIA's official 195.36.18 driver has been around for about one month, the Santa Clara engineers are getting ready to pump out a new official update. In fact, before the week ended, NVIDIA put out the 195.36.24 pre-release, which may be marked as their official stable release this week.

The NVIDIA 195.36.24 release brings forward official GeForce GTX 470/480 (a.k.a. Fermi) hardware support plus Tesla C2050 compatibility. This release also carries official X.Org Server 1.8 support, even though there has been unofficial support for this newest X Server release for a fair while when passing the X.Org Server the -ignoreABI argument to ignore the ABI differences.

Fixed in this release is also a problem that caused occasional red flashes during X-Video playback.

The x86/x86_64 download links for the NVIDIA 195.36.24 Linux driver can be found at NvNews.net.

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