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NVIDIA Is Still Pushing For A New Linux OpenGL ABI

Besides going over their Mir/Wayland support plans, NVIDIA's Andy Ritger also provided the latest update concerning their work to push a new OpenGL ABI on Linux. This new Linux OpenGL ABI has been talked about every year since 2012 but it's still not yet fully materialized.
11 October 2014 - OpenGL ABI - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Presents Its Driver Plans To Support Mir/Wayland & KMS On Linux

As anticipated, Andy Ritger of NVIDIA presented at XDC2014 in Bordeaux, France the company's plans to support alternative window managers beyond X11 when it comes to their Linux graphics driver. NVIDIA is working on some significant improvements to their closed-source Linux driver to support Mir and Wayland.
10 October 2014 - XDC2014 - 84 Comments

Linux Anti-Aliasing Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

The latest Linux graphics benchmarks I ran from the high-end Maxwell GeForce GTX 980 graphics card were some anti-aliasing tests.
10 October 2014 - GeForce GTX 980 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980

Last week having done the GeForce GTX 980 Linux review with a ton of OpenGL benchmarks followed by GTX 980 OpenCL benchmarks and yesterday even running some updated NVIDIA VDPAU Linux benchmarks, next up for this high-end Maxwell graphics processor are some 2D performance benchmarks using NVIDIA's binary blob.
6 October 2014 - NVIDIA Blob 2D

NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 980

Now having done the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Linux review with plenty of OpenGL benchmarks and yesterday running a bunch of GTX 980 OpenCL benchmarks, for your Sunday morning viewing are now some Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix (VDPAU) results for a range of NVIDIA GPUs.
5 October 2014 - GTX 980 VDPAU

NVIDIA Issues Updated 340.46 Long-Lived Driver Release

NVIDIA on Tuesday released an updated Linux x86/x86_64/ARM graphics driver in their 340.xx long-lived branch.
1 October 2014 - NVIDIA 340.46

NVIDIA Suggests Explicit Synchronization For Nouveau

As another interesting NVIDIA Linux news item before ending out the month are some patches published just before the start of the weekend by NVIDIA. A NVIDIA developer has proposed explicit synchronization support for the Nouveau driver, complete with some "RFC" patches.
29 September 2014 - Open-Source NVIDIA - 2 Comments

NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir & Wayland

While there's no supportive driver out at this time, NVIDIA continues to be working in the direction of supporting non-X11 windowing systems like Mir and Wayland.
29 September 2014 - Non-X World - 44 Comments

NVIDIA Is Still Working On The New Linux OpenGL ABI

It's been a while since hearing anything new about the proposed overhaul of the Linux OpenGL driver ABI, but it's continuing to be pursued by NVIDIA.
29 September 2014 - Linux OpenGL ABI - 19 Comments

Preview Numbers For The GeForce GTX 980 On Ubuntu Linux

For those anxious to see NVIDIA's newest high-end Maxwell graphics card, the recently launched GeForce GTX 980, on Linux, here's some preview results.
28 September 2014 - GTX 980 Maxwell - 1 Comment

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Is Running Great On Linux

The GeForce GTX 980 is NVIDIA's most advanced graphics card to date and is running brilliantly on Linux -- assuming you're okay with binary blobs.
26 September 2014 - GTX 980 Maxwell - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Releases The 343.22 Linux Driver With GTX 980 Support

NVIDIA has once again managed same-day Linux support for their newest graphics processors.
19 September 2014 - GTX 970/980 - 4 Comments

NVIDIA Launches The GTX 980: The High-End Maxwell Beauty

This morning NVIDIA lifted the lid on the GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 graphics cards as the new high-end offerings based on their extremely promising Maxwell architecture.
19 September 2014 - GeForce GTX 980 - 14 Comments

NVIDIA Releases CUDA 6.5 As A Huge Update

NVIDIA put out version 6.5 of their Compute Unified Device Architecture today and it is a big step ahead, including better development tooling for CUDA Fortran.
20 August 2014 - CUDA 6.5 - 10 Comments

Recapping The OpenGL 4.5 Improvements, NVIDIA Linux Changes

NVIDIA's Mark Kilgard presented at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver to cover the changes found in the just-released OpenGL 4.5 specification. He also went over some of NVIDIA's Linux driver changes.
13 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 13 Comments

NVIDIA's 64-bit "Denver" Tegra K1 Should Be Amazing

While we're incredibly infatuated right now with NVIDIA's Tegra K1 that offers quad-core Cortex-A15 performance with Kepler-class graphics, the 64-bit Tegra K1 should be even better.
11 August 2014 - 64-bit Tegra K1 - 13 Comments

NVIDIA Already Publishes An OpenGL 4.5 Linux Driver

While the OpenGL 4.5 specification is fresh off the press and we haven't even seen the Khronos SIGGRAPH announcement yet, NVIDIA has already made public their OpenGL 4.5 beta drivers for Linux and Windows.
11 August 2014 - OpenGL 4.5 - 9 Comments

NVIDIA 343 Linux Driver Improves EGL Support, Fixes Many Bugs

NVIDIA today has announced their first beta Linux/Solaris/FreeBSD driver release in the 343.xx driver series. As expected, this release drops pre-Fermi hardware support from the Linux mainline driver code-base.
6 August 2014 - NVIDIA 343.13 Beta - 8 Comments

NVIDIA Is Working Towards VDPAU H.265/HEVC Support

NVIDIA is working on adding HEVC/H.265 video decoding support to VDPAU.
29 July 2014 - H.265 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Releases K1-Powered Shield Tablet & Controller

NVIDIA announced this morning their new Shield Tablet and Shield Controller. The new Shield Tablet is a $299 Android tablet that's great for gaming and is mighty powerful with using the Tegra K1 SoC.
22 July 2014 - Shield Tablet - 18 Comments

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