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NVIDIA 304.30 Supports FXAA, X Server 1.13, K10

The NVIDIA 304.30 Linux graphics driver is available this Monday afternoon. There's several exciting changes to this latest NVIDIA Linux driver for the 304 series that's still in beta.
30 July 2012 - New Features - 23 Comments

Ex-NVIDIA Engineer Patent Issue With Open-Source

An ex-NVIDIA engineer that had a patent concerning high compression rate texture mapping attempted to attack an open-source project for supposedly violating this patent related to software graphics texture compression. The open-source software in question is Crunch and it's written by a Valve Software developer.
26 July 2012 - Uh Oh - 17 Comments

NVIDIA Puts Out Hefty Linux Driver Update

NVIDIA released the 304.22 Linux x86/x86_64 graphics driver beta this morning, which has a number of new features and fixes. There's 27 official changes to be exact.
13 July 2012 - NVIDIA 302 Beta - 13 Comments

Potential Good News For NVIDIA Optimus On Linux

There's some hope for NVIDIA laptop customers that rely upon their binary Linux graphics drivers that one day hope to utilize Optimus Technology.
28 June 2012 - Bit Of Good News - 38 Comments

NVIDIA Wants To Be A Better Linux Patron

It's been an interesting week for NVIDIA with Torvalds speaking quite negatively of NVIDIA, NVIDIA PR's fluffy response, and their recent loss of a huge order due to not having an open-source driver / MIPS port. However, NVIDIA Linux engineers are hoping to be better Linux patrons.
24 June 2012 - NVIDIA - 116 Comments

NVIDIA GeForce OpenCL Performance Comparison

A while back I performed an OpenCL performance comparison against a range of AMD Radeon graphics cards. In this article, the table has turned as the OpenCL results on NVIDIA's GeForce graphics cards are examined.
23 June 2012 - Results - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Loses Huge GPU Order Due To Linux Blob

NVIDIA has lost an order of at least ten million graphics cards because their GeForce/Quadro driver is closed-source.
22 June 2012 - GPU Parts - 114 Comments

NVIDIA PR Responds To Torvalds' Harsh Words

NVIDIA's PR department has issued a statement following the harsh comments by Linus Torvalds last week where he referred to the graphics company as the single worst company they have ever dealt with, called them out on not supporting Optimus, and other issues.
19 June 2012 - Linus Torvalds - 165 Comments

Linus Torvalds Calls NVIDIA The Worst Company Ever

Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel, has called out NVIDIA for their poor graphics drivers / support in a public presentation. In the talk he called NVIDIA "the single worst company we have ever dealt with" and ended his green comments with "NVIDIA: FUCK YOU!"
17 June 2012 - Linux Creator - 165 Comments

NVIDIA Releases Its Stable 302 Driver w/ RandR 1.3

Before calling it a week, NVIDIA Linux engineers released the 302.17 stable Linux driver. This is the first stable/certified Linux driver in the 302.xx series and thus the first that brings the long-awaited RandR 1.2/1.3 support.
16 June 2012 - Linux Graphics Driver - 12 Comments

NVIDIA Releases New Linux Binary Driver Update

It's time to update your NVIDIA binary blob.
14 June 2012 - Blob - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Releases L4T Linux 15

NVIDIA has updated L4T, their "Linux For Tegra" platform, for those using NVIDIA's ARM hardware.
14 June 2012 - New Release - 2 Comments

NVIDIA Issues New 302 Linux Beta

Aside from releasing a stable Linux driver update last week, NVIDIA also pushed out a new 302-series Linux driver beta.
21 May 2012 - Linux Driver - 40 Comments

A New NVIDIA Linux Binary Driver Released

NVIDIA has released the updated 295.53 binary Linux display graphics driver for GeForce and Quadro hardware.
17 May 2012 - NVIDIA 295.53 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Tegra With Dedicated Quadro/GeForce?

File this as you wish, but since talking about The Biggest Problem For A Linux PC Vendor, I've heard some interesting information from a source regarding future Tegra plans. The mentioned work if it reaches the market would be extremely interesting and would be good news for Linux users.
10 May 2012 - NVIDIA On ARM - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Ships The GeForce GTX 670 Kepler

NVIDIA has today expanded their GeForce 600 series Kepler line-up with the launch of the GeForce GTX 670.
10 May 2012 - NVIDIA GTX 670 - 2 Comments

NVIDIA Announces Open-Source CUDA Compiler

NVIDIA CUDA developer relations just fired off an email entitled NVIDIA Contributes CUDA Compiler to Open Source Community.
9 May 2012 - Open CUDA - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Releases Tegra Hardfp Pack

About one week ago, NVIDIA released new hardfp-built Tegra Linux drivers.
6 May 2012 - Last Week - 2 Comments

NVIDIA 295.49 Fixes Linux Performance Regression

While NVIDIA this week put out their first 302.xx series beta Linux graphics driver, yesterday they also released the 295.49 stable Linux driver. This update does fix the 295.40 performance regression that affected some users in April.
4 May 2012 - NVIDIA 295.49 - 2 Comments

NVIDIA's 302 Linux Driver Finally Has RandR 1.2/1.3

At long last, the NVIDIA binary Linux graphics driver properly implements support for versions 1.2 and 1.3 of RandR, the Resize and Rotate extension for the X.Org Server. This support comes with the newly-introduced 302.xx beta Linux graphics driver.
2 May 2012 - At Long Last - 38 Comments

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