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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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
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 340.24 Linux Driver Has G-SYNC Support, FXAA Control

Succeeding last month's NVIDIA 340.17 Linux driver beta is now the first official release in the 340.xx driver series for Linux / Solaris / BSD. The NVIDIA 340.24 driver was released this morning with new features but is heavier on the fixing side.

8 July 2014 - NVIDIA 340.24 - 13 Comments
VDPAU Library 0.8 Released

NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner has announced the release of libvdpau 0.8 as the library for the VIdeo Decode and Presentation API for Unix.

1 July 2014 - libvdpau - 6 Comments
Upcoming Maxwell GPUs Will Support H.265, But VP9 Is Uncertain

NVIDIA launched their GeForce GTX 750 graphics cards back in February as their first products based upon their new Maxwell architecture. Sadly those GPUs didn't support any H.265 or VP9 acceleration, but at least it looks like the former will be supported by the next round of Maxwell GPUs.

9 May 2014 - Maxwell - 25 Comments

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