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NVIDIA Outs New 334 Linux Driver With New Features, Fixes

The NVIDIA 334.21 Linux graphics driver was released this morning and its change-log is quite lengthy.
3 March 2014 - NVIDIA 334.21 - 30 Comments

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 750 Is A Great $120 Linux Graphics Card

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 is a great value graphics card for $120 that delivers great mid-range performance while its performance-per-Watt is exceptional. If you don't mind using binary graphics drivers, the GTX 750 based upon NVIDIA's new Maxwell architecture with the GM107 is worth checking out.
1 March 2014 - Maxwell - 9 Comments

Open-Source Patches For NVIDIA's Tegra With Libdrm

Now that the Tegra DRM/KMS driver is beginning to stabilize, patches were published today by Thierry Reding -- who is now employed by NVIDIA -- to implement libdrm support for the Tegra open-source Linux graphics driver.
19 February 2014 - NVIDIA Tegra - 1 Comment

NVIDIA 331.49 Driver Released For Linux Users

NVIDIA has released the 331.49 Linux graphics driver today, but it's not what you might think.
18 February 2014 - NVIDIA 331.49 - 1 Comment

NVIDIA's Open-Source Plans For Maxwell With Nouveau

I've been briefed this morning on what NVIDIA will be doing to encourage open-source driver development for the just-launched Maxwell GPUs that succeed Kepler.
18 February 2014 - Now We Know - 15 Comments

NVIDIA Quietly Launches The GTX TITAN Black

Hopefully you have just read our launch-day review of the very exciting GeForce GTX 750 Ti "Maxwell" that is an excellent mid-range performer for Linux users with phenomenal power efficiency. For developers needing not a mid-range graphics card but an ultimate performer, NVIDIA is also quietly shipping today the GeForce GTX Titan Black.
18 February 2014 - GTX Titan Black - 2 Comments

NVIDIA 334.16 Beta Supports 64-bit EGL / OpenGL ES

NVIDIA announced their first public Linux graphics driver beta in the 334.xx series today and with it comes a splendid number of changes.
7 February 2014 - NVIDIA 334.16 Linux Driver - 42 Comments

NVIDIA "Grate" Driver Still Rendering For Tegra 2/3/4

Although it likely won't be in focus for any future Tegra SoCs, the NVIDIA "Grate" reverse-engineered, open-source Tegra driver continues to be developed for supporting the existing Tegra 2, 3, and 4 series SoCs.
6 February 2014 - Grate Open-Source Driver - 2 Comments

NVIDIA Provides Open-Source Tegra K1 Support In Nouveau

For those questioning whether NVIDIA's open-source graphics merits of the past few months have been real, this weekend NVIDIA released the initial open-source hardware enablement code to support their forthcoming Tegra K1 SoC graphics within Nouveau!
1 February 2014 - NVIDIA - 36 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Its Old GeForce 6 Series Driver

While NVIDIA may not be doing much to help out Nouveau at the moment, they at least are supporting their Linux customers well in continuing to maintain their legacy binary Linux graphics drivers. The 304.1190 Linux driver was released today to fix a problem from NVIDIA's Nalu days.
23 January 2014 - NVIDIA Legacy - 19 Comments

Open-Source NVIDIA 3D Vision For OpenGL Library

An open-source, independent developer has written an implementation of NVIDIA 3D Vision for OpenGL with Linux compatibility.
17 January 2014 - NVIDIA 3D Vision - 6 Comments

NVIDIA 331.38 Linux Driver Brings Many Changes

It's been a while since the last official mainline NVIDIA Linux graphics update, but that changed this morning with the debut of the exciting NVIDIA 331.38 Linux GPU driver.
13 January 2014 - NVIDIA 331.38 - 26 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Its 319 Linux GPU Driver

NVIDIA released today the 319.82 binary Linux graphics driver with new graphics card support and handling for the X.Org Server 1.15 release.
10 January 2014 - NVIDIA 319 - 11 Comments

Linux 3.14 To Have PRIME Support For NVIDIA Tegra

PRIME rendering support is coming to the open-source NVIDIA Tegra graphics driver with the Linux 3.14 kernel.
8 January 2014 - PRIME - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Announces Super-Fast Tegra K1 ARM SoC

NVIDIA has kicked off CES week by announcing their latest Tegra ARM SoC, the Tegra K1. The NVIDIA Tegra K1 is a killer SoC with custom 64-bit design and a Kepler-derived graphics processor with 192 GPU cores.
6 January 2014 - NVIDIA Tegra K1 - 15 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Its Legacy Linux Driver Again

Last week NVIDIA updated one of their legacy Linux GPU drivers for supporting decade-old GPUs. Today, they've put out another legacy Linux driver release.
11 December 2013 - NVIDIA 304.1170 - 14 Comments

NVIDIA (Optimus) PRIME Update Lands In Ubuntu 14.04

The nvidia-prime 0.5 package landed today for Ubuntu 14.04 in the long-standing effort to improve NVIDIA Optimus laptop support under Linux for systems with both Intel and NVIDIA graphics processors.
10 December 2013 - nvidia-prime 0.5 - 17 Comments

NVIDIA Legacy Driver Updated For X.Org Server 1.15

Making some AMD Catalyst Legacy users jealous is that NVIDIA's still maintaining their old legacy Linux binary driver branches. NVIDIA this morning has updated their legacy Linux driver for supporting the new X.Org Server.
6 December 2013 - NVIDIA Legacy - 14 Comments

NVIDIA Is "Taking Linux Gaming Serious"

While NVIDIA historically looked at Linux as a market for pushing more Quadro workstation GPU sales, with Valve's SteamOS Linux / Steam Machines and activities from other game studios, NVIDIA is now taking Linux gaming seriously.
25 November 2013 - NVIDIA Linux - 51 Comments

NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series On Linux Run Excellent

For the past week now I have been running Linux benchmarks on a lot of new NVIDIA GPUs, including the GeForce GTX 760, GTX 770, GTX 780 Ti, and GTX TITAN. These graphics cards with their Linux reviews coming out soon have been running top-notch with the binary Linux driver and running a heck of a lot faster than the slow-performing Radeon R9 290 with the current Catalyst Linux driver.
20 November 2013 - GeForce 700 Linux Benchmarks - 16 Comments

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