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NVIDIA Will Support Newly-Dropped GPUs On Linux Through 2019

Earlier this month we found out NVIDIA would be dropping pre-Fermi support from their mainline graphics driver on Windows and Linux. For Linux users, we have some good news about NVIDIA's Linux support plans.
28 March 2014 - Pre-Fermi - 26 Comments

NVIDIA Just Announced A New ARM Board I Really Love

Besides announcing the next-gen Pascal GPU family, NVIDIA just announced the Jetson TK1 DevKit... Already I have put in an order for this ARM development board with likely more on the way in being super-excited about the performance potential of this sub-$200 ARM Linux platform.
25 March 2014 - Jetson - 31 Comments

NVIDIA Announces "Pascal" Next-Gen GPU Family

While NVIDIA's recently-announced Maxwell graphics architecture is doing terrific under Linux, Pascal was announced today as their next-generation GPU come 2016.
25 March 2014 - Pascal - 15 Comments

NVIDIA Posts Working "GK20A" Support For Nouveau

A NVIDIA Linux engineer has published a new set of twelve patches for the open-source Nouveau driver. These kernel patches paired with a modified Mesa driver yield a open-source combination that can start to run shaders and render triangles.
24 March 2014 - Tegra K1 - 3 Comments

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Is Wonderfully Powerful, Efficient

During the Game Developer's Conference this week I had some hands-on time with a NVIDIA Tegra K1 device.
21 March 2014 - Linux - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Dropping Pre-Fermi GPUs From Their Mainline Linux Driver

NVIDIA will be removing all support for graphics processors prior to the GeForce 400 "Fermi" series from their mainline Linux graphics driver.
12 March 2014 - Legacy Driver - 26 Comments

NVIDIA Updates Legacy Driver, 304.1210 Supports New Kernels

NVIDIA released the 304.1210 legacy Linux graphics driver this morning.
11 March 2014 - NVIDIA 304 - 11 Comments

NVIDIA Makes Available CUDA 6 Release Candidate

NVIDIA released on Wednesday the release candidate for CUDA 6, the latest major breakthrough in the company's parallel programming environment.
7 March 2014 - CUDA 6 - 4 Comments

VDPAU For NVIDIA's Maxwell GPU On Linux

With this morning's release of the NVIDIA 334.21 Linux graphics driver there is now support for GPUs with VDPAU Feature Set E.
3 March 2014 - VDPAU

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

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