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Nvidia and AMD Release New Video Drivers for Linux

Dec 15, 2010, 19:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

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"Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), the two major companies specialized in programmable graphics processor technologies, released a couple of days ago new and improved versions of their video drivers for Linux systems, available for both x86 and x86_64 architectures.

"AMD's ATI Catalyst 10.12 was released on December 13th and introduces support for the Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) operating system, support for the upcoming GNOME 3 desktop environment, and various fixes and improvements, especially to the GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap OpenGL extension. The software version was updated to 8.801.

"On the other hand, the new Nvidia Display Driver 260.19.29, also released on December 13th, introduces support for new GPUs, such as GeForce GTX 460 SE, GeForce GTX 570, Quadro 5000M, NVS 300. Among the release highlights we can mention:"

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