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NVIDIA Releases Another 180.xx Beta Driver
The NVIDIA 180.18 driver updates the Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix with relaxed restrictions on the number of references frames, fixing corruption that appeared in some video bit-streams, and fixing the VDPAU presentation queue when Composite was disabled. This beta release also fixes an X Server hang when rendering very large fonts and updating the NVIDIA installer to not conflict with the Compiz libgl.so extension library.
The NVIDIA 180.18 beta Linux driver can be downloaded for Linux x86 and Linux x86_64. No word has been given by NVIDIA as to when the NVIDIA Linux 180.xx series may leave beta.