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  • New driver 319.12 (beta)

    Newest beta from nvidia, big change log. Maybe the most interesting parts:
    • Added support for application profiles to the NVIDIA client-side GLX implementation. See the "Application Profiles" chapter of the README for more information.
    • Added a VDPAU page to the nvidia-settings control panel, to display information about the decoding capabilities of VDPAU-capable GPUs.
    • Lot of randr things
    • etc.
    More here:
    Release highlights since 313.30: Added initial support for restoration of efifb consoles on UEFI systems where the primary display is driven over VGA or TMDS (e.g. DVI, HDMI, or LVDS). Added support for the xorg.conf Monitor section options "Ignore", "Enable", "Primary", and "Rotate". For example, to rotate a monitor identified by a specific EDID hash, one could add the following to /etc/X11/xorg.conf or a file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d: Section "Monitor" Identifier "DPY-EDID-ee6cecc0-f...

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    Looks like some kind of initial Optimus support:

    And support for SecureBoot:

    Long list of changes.