NVIDIA Releases 340.108 Linux Driver Providing Updated Legacy Support For GeForce 8 / 9
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 23 December 2019 at 04:07 PM EST. Add A Comment
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For those still running a GeForce 8 or 9 series graphics card, you really ought to consider upgrading this holiday season. Even the cheapest of recent generation NVIDIA GPUs should deliver better performance and far better efficiency over those older GPUs, but in any case, NVIDIA released the 340.108 Linux driver as part of their legacy maintenance support.

The NVIDIA 340.108 Linux legacy driver update has better compatibility with the latest kernels through v5.4, various installer fixes, and a variety of other build-related failures to let this legacy driver continuing to run gracefully on the latest Linux distributions as we enter 2020. There are no new features with this being an old legacy branch simply in maintenance mode.


More details and downloads on the 340.108 driver via NVIDIA DevTalk.
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