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In late March NVIDIA unveiled the Tegra K1 Jetson development board as a very exciting quad-core Cortex-A15 with NVIDIA's fifth companion core while also leveraging a Kepler GPU with 192 CUDA cores, Serial ATA support, USB 3.0 support, and other features. This exciting ARM development board will begin shipping later this month for less than $200 USD.
3 April 2014 - Tegra K1 - 4 Comments
While their proprietary Linux graphics driver right now only supports X11-based environments, NVIDIA has talked in the past about their plans to eventually support Wayland, and they've reaffirmed their intentions this week to supporting Wayland by their closed-source Linux GPU driver.
29 March 2014 - Wayland - 35 Comments
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
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
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
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
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 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 released the 304.1210 legacy Linux graphics driver this morning.
11 March 2014 - NVIDIA 304 - 11 Comments
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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