Nvidia announces 304.37 version graphics driver will be coming to Linux

Nvidia has reveled that  new Version 304.37 is available for Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris Operating System. Often video drivers come with small update and upgraded functionality. But Nvidia promises that they are doing something great with this new update.

This would be a major update for all those who’re on Linux and have been waiting to get their machines compatible with NVidia graphic cards. Here’s the changelog for the new update.

Highlights of Nvidia Display Driver 302.17:

  • Support for the following GPUs has been added: GeForce GTX 680M, Quadro K1000M, Quadro K2000M, Tesla K10;
  • The ability to enable SLI on GPUs with ECC enabled has been removed;
  • A bug that would cause corruption and performance issues in certain OpenGL applications such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent on GeForce 6 and 7 GPUs, has been repaired;
  • A bug that caused applications that use DirectColor visuals, such as Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and Braid, to appear in shades of blue instead of the correct colors, has been fixed;
  • A problem where RENDER Glyphs operations would exhibit severe performance issues in certain cases, such as when used with gradients by Cairo and Chromium, has been fixed;
  • Support for FXAA, Fast Approximate Anti-Aliasing, has been added;
  • A bug that could cause G8x, G9x, and GT2xx GPUs to display a black screen or corruption after waking up from suspend.

Source: Softpedia

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