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NVIDIA 285.05.09 Linux Driver Pre-Release

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Published on 03 October 2011 11:47 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA
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As was pointed out in the forums, new binary NVIDIA Linux drivers were pushed out today. The new version is the 285.05.09 pre-release.

Among the changes in this new NVIDIA proprietary driver for x86/x86_64 Linux is GeForce GT 520MX support, support for X.Org Server ABI 11, and various bug fixes. Among the bug-fixes are ones that deal with causing some applications to hang on exit, flickering, ION issues, poor OpenGL performance after monitor hot-plugging, and text corruption.

The download links for the NVIDIA 285.05.09 pre-release are in the aforementioned forum thread.

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