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NVIDIA 325.15 Driver Brings Fixes, New GPU Support

NVIDIA has released the short-lived 325.15 "Certified" Linux graphics driver update. With this new NVIDIA 325.15 Linux graphics driver comes a horde of fixes and other minor advancements and new graphics processor support.
6 August 2013 - NVIDIA 325.15 Certified - 9 Comments

VDPAU Library Now Supports DRI_PRIME

NVIDIA released version 0.7 of libvdpau, the VDPAU wrapper library for interacting with driver-specific Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix (VDPAU) implementations.
5 August 2013 - NVIDIA VDPAU

NVIDIA Releases Its SHIELD Portable Gaming Device

After a delay, NVIDIA released today its SHIELD portable gaming console that's powered by Android.
31 July 2013 - Android-Powered - 24 Comments

NVIDIA Buys PGI Compiler Company To Help OpenACC

NVIDIA announced earlier this week that they have acquired The Portland Group (PGI), a company well-respected for their code compilers.
31 July 2013 - NVIDIA-PGI - 3 Comments

NVIDIA Releases Beta OpenGL 4.4 Linux Driver

The Khronos Group only publicly unveiled the OpenGL 4.4 specification yesterday, but already NVIDIA Corp has out public beta drivers for Windows and Linux of their first graphics drivers to support OpenGL 4.4 and GLSL 4.40.
23 July 2013 - OpenGL 4.4 / GLSL 4.40 - 16 Comments

Two Hacks For The NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver

A Phoronix reader has shared two NVIDIA binary Linux graphics driver "hacks" he's written for overriding some functionality of the NVIDIA binary blob for GeForce hardware.
21 July 2013 - NVIDIA Hacking - 31 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 325.08 Beta Linux GPU Driver

With the NVIDIA 323.xx proprietary display driver series reaching a mature state, NVIDIA's Unix/Linux developers today released the 325.08 Beta to kick off a new series.
2 July 2013 - NVIDIA 325.08 Beta - 29 Comments

NVIDIA Releases Its ARM Linux Graphics Driver

Earlier this month we found out NVIDIA was bringing their driver to ARM -- following an announcement that NVIDIA would begin licensing Kepler graphics to SoC vendors -- and now they have done their first public release of the ARMv7 binary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver.
26 June 2013 - NVIDIA ARM - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 319.32 Linux GPU Driver

NVIDIA has issued an updated proprietary Linux graphics driver in their 319.xx driver series. The NVIDIA 319.32 Linux graphics driver release brings with it some new hardware support and features.
25 June 2013 - NVIDIA 319 - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Driver Soon Likely To Support EGL, Mir

With NVIDIA entering the GPU IP licensing business, the need to support EGL by their binary display driver -- and with that the Ubuntu Mir display server and Wayland -- has become more pressing.
19 June 2013 - NVIDIA Linux - 11 Comments

NVIDIA Brings Their Linux Driver To ARM

NVIDIA is bringing their 319.xx proprietary graphics driver from Linux x86 to ARM.
19 June 2013 - NVIDIA ARMs Up - 17 Comments

NVIDIA Issues CUDA 5.5 RC: Better Debugging, Etc

For those registered developers with NVIDIA Corp, the company has released their first release candidate of the forthcoming CUDA 5.5 platform.
11 June 2013 - NVIDIA CUDA 5.5 RC - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Introduces $400 GeForce GTX 770 GPU

To join the GeForce GTX TITAN and GTX 780 as the newest high-performance NVIDIA GPUs, rolled out this morning was the GeForce GTX 770. NVIDIA has introduced the GTX 770 as a new high-performance graphics card that's priced at $399 USD.
30 May 2013 - GeForce GTX 770 - 20 Comments

New NVIDIA Linux Driver Supports The GeForce GTX 780

NVIDIA released today the 319.23 Linux graphics driver, which supports the just-released GeForce GTX 780 graphics card. There's also a couple of other changes to this certified Linux driver update, including 4K HDMI support.
23 May 2013 - NVIDIA 319.23 - 15 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 310.51 Driver To Kill Off The Series

NVIDIA has announced the release of their 310.51 "certified" proprietary graphics driver for Linux, Solaris, and BSD operating systems.
9 May 2013 - NVIDIA 310.51 Driver - 12 Comments

NVIDIA 319.17 Linux Driver Brings In New Features

One month after releasing the very first NVIDIA 319.xx Linux driver beta, NVIDIA has now released their 319.17 driver as a certified Linux driver that supports an assortment of new features.
2 May 2013 - NVIDIA 319.17 - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Publishes Open-Source Stream Library

A NVIDIA engineer has code dropped over 2,500 lines of new open-source code that enables application-level support for host1x hardware through a new Stream library.
12 April 2013 - NVIDIA host1x - 10 Comments

NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 13.04

After showing off early Mesa 9.2 benchmarks with Nouveau and Nouveau improvements with the Linux 3.9 kernel, our latest NVIDIA Linux benchmarks from one of our Lenovo ThinkPad laptops is comparing the NVIDIA vs. Nouveau driver performance on Ubuntu 13.04.
11 April 2013 - Driver Comparison - 12 Comments

Benchmarks Of NVIDIA's New Linux GPU Driver

For seeing whether NVIDIA's new 319.12 Beta Linux graphics driver that introduces many new features has any impact on the OpenGL performance for many common Linux games, here are some Phoronix test results when comparing the NVIDIA 304.xx, 310.xx, 313.xx, and 319.xx graphics driver series on GeForce GTX 550 Ti "Fermi" and GeForce GTX 680 "Kepler" graphics cards.
11 April 2013 - NVIDIA 319.12 Beta - 20 Comments

NVIDIA Has Major New Linux Driver: Optimus, RandR 1.4

NVIDIA announced the 319.12 Beta Linux graphics driver announcement this morning. While the number may seem mundane, this is a very exciting NVIDIA Linux graphics driver update. It presents work that will benefit the agonized NVIDIA Optimus Linux users, provides new RandR functionality, and other new features.
9 April 2013 - NVIDIA Linux Driver Update - 55 Comments

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