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New Nvidia Video Driver for Linux Supports X Server 1.8

Apr 27, 2010, 22:33 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

"Nvidia announced a few days ago, on its forum, a new version of its proprietary driver for the Nvidia graphics cards. Nvidia 195.36.24 adds support for new GPUs, and fixes a few issues. But the most important thing is that Nvidia 195.36.24 has support for X Server 1.8.

"Among the supported graphics cards in Nvidia 195.36.24, we can mention: GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470 and Tesla C2050. The "red flashes" issue in XVideo frames was fixed, and the "Supported NVIDIA GPU Products" list was updated to include missing GPUs.

"Last but not least, because Nvidia 195.36.24 supports X Server 1.8, the "-ignoreABI" option is no longer required!"

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