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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 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 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
2D Support Still Coming To NVIDIA's Open Tegra

The 2D graphics acceleration support for NVIDIA Tegra 2 and Tegra 3 ARM SoCs is still maturing and going through code revisions before entering the mainline Linux kernel, hopefully for Linux 3.10.

13 March 2013 - Tegra 2 / Tegra 3 - Add A Comment
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 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 - Add A Comment
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 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

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