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NVIDIA Set To Discontinue Linux 2.4 Kernel Support

For anyone still using the ancient Linux 2.4 kernel, NVIDIA will soon be discontinuing support for the 2.4 kernel from their mainline Linux graphics driver.
9 March 2013 - Linux 2.4 - 8 Comments

NVIDIA Reportedly Working On A Unified EGL Driver

A Canonical developer has posted on his blog about alleged improvements they are working on NVIDIA with to benefit the Mir Display Server.
8 March 2013 - Thomas Says So - 35 Comments

NVIDIA 313.26 Driver Supports The GeForce GTX TITAN

NVIDIA released the 313.26 proprietary Linux graphics driver on Tuesday.
6 March 2013 - TITAN - 20 Comments

NVIDIA Releases 304.84 Linux Driver

While it's not part of the NVIDIA 310 or even the latest NVIDIA 313 driver series, this morning was marked by the release of the 304.84 certified Linux graphics driver.
4 March 2013 - Binary Blob Update - 6 Comments

NVIDIA Rolls Out Tegra 4i SoC With LTE

Besides announcing today announcing the most powerful graphics card in the world, the GeForce GTX TITAN, NVIDIA also announced the Tegra 4i. While part of the latest Tegra 4 generation of NVIDIA ARM SoCs and is their first product integrating an LTE processor, it's a bit of a disappointment.
19 February 2013 - Tegra 4i - 1 Comment

NVIDIA Releases GeForce GTX "TITAN" GPU

NVIDIA today unveiled the GeForce GTX TITAN as "the world's fastest" graphics processor and the company even claims "the only [GPU] in the world powerful enough to play any game at any resolution at any time."
19 February 2013 - GK110 - 15 Comments

NVIDIA's PRIME Helpers Are Ready For Linux 3.9

Aside from a lot of other exciting DRM driver happenings for the Linux 3.9 kernel, it looks like the DRM "PRIME Helpers" that were conceived by NVIDIA to help them support DMA_BUF in their binary driver will be merged.
15 February 2013 - Linux 3.9 DRM - 30 Comments

Open-Source NVIDIA Tegra Becoming More Exciting

Now that I'm back in the United States, I'm beginning to upload the Phoronix recordings of the X.Org development talks that happened this past weekend in Brussels at FOSDEM 2013. Here's the video of the NVIDIA Open Tegra talk that covers the ongoing work for creating an open-source graphics driver for NVIDIA's increasingly popular ARM SoCs.
6 February 2013 - Video - 5 Comments

NVIDIA Continues Backing Open-Source Tegra Driver

An update on the open-source NVIDIA Tegra graphics driver was shared this weekend in Brussels. The Tegra DRM driver was merged and there's more features to be implemented in succeeding releases. Unfortunately, open-source 3D support for NVIDIA's ARM hardware isn't yet on the radar.
3 February 2013 - Tegra - 2 Comments

NVIDIA Releases Updated VDPAU Library (v0.6)

NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner released version 0.6 of the libvdpau open-source library before calling it a week.
2 February 2013 - libvdpau - 4 Comments

NVIDIA Certifies 310.32 Linux Graphics Driver

For those conservative Linux desktop users not wishing to immediately upgrade to the exciting NVIDIA 313 Linux driver, NVIDIA on Monday morning released the 310.32 official driver. While not as exciting as the new 313 series, this 310.32 update carries many of the same changes.
21 January 2013 - NVIDIA 310.32 - 2 Comments

NVIDIA 313.18 Driver Update Packs A Ton Of Changes

NVIDIA released the 313.18 Linux graphics driver this morning as the first official/certified (non-beta) driver in their 313.xx driver series. The NVIDIA 313 Linux driver release packs an awesome number of changes.
16 January 2013 - NVIDIA 313 - 58 Comments

NVIDIA Still Working On PRIME/DMA-BUF Contribution

Aaron Plattner at NVIDIA is still working on the open-source "PRIME Helpers" patches for the Linux kernel. This is work towards ultimately better handling PRIME/DMA-BUF for NVIDIA Optimus Technology on Linux.
15 January 2013 - NVIDIA Code - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Announces Portable Gaming Platform

At the same time as officially announcing the NVIDIA Tegra 4, the Santa Clara company has also announced an Android-powered open gaming platform in the form of a portable gaming device that uses their latest-generation ARM hardware.
7 January 2013 - Android-Based - 10 Comments

NVIDIA Officially Announces The Tegra 4 SoC

With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place this week in Las Vegas, NVIDIA has officially rolled out their next-generation Tegra 4 ARM platform.
7 January 2013 - NVIDIA 4 - 7 Comments

NVIDIA OpenCL Linux Performance Benchmarks

Earlier this week I shared some AMD Catalyst OpenCL benchmarks showing the performance gains made by AMD's proprietary Radeon graphics driver this year in bettering the GPGPU results. In this article is similar testing on the NVIDIA side with their binary driver.
21 December 2012 - NVIDIA OpenCL - 7 Comments

NVIDIA Publishes Their Next-Gen Tegra 4 Code

NVIDIA released Linux kernel patches this morning for supporting their next-gen "Tegra 4" SoC under Linux. A few details were revealed within the code commits.
20 December 2012 - Linux Kernel - 8 Comments

NVIDIA 313.09 Linux GPU Driver Benchmarks

This week the NVIDIA Linux developers released the NVIDIA 313.09 Beta Linux graphics driver. This driver packs in many new features so some early benchmarks of this first 313.xx Linux driver release have already been carried out.
16 December 2012 - NVIDIA 313 Driver

NVIDIA 313.09 Linux Driver Packs New Features

NVIDIA has released their first binary Linux graphics driver beta in the 313.xx series. The NVIDIA 313.09 Beta has bug-fixes plus new features to make for an exciting Linux gaming experience.
12 December 2012 - NVIDIA 313.09 - 37 Comments

NVIDIA Publishes PRIME Helper Patches

NVIDIA is still working on a way to implement buffer-sharing for their closed-source Linux graphics driver.
6 December 2012 - NVIDIA - 5 Comments

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