"NVIDIA has rolled out its first beta in the expected 256.xx
driver series for Linux, Windows, and other supported platforms.
Last month we asked what you wanted from the NVIDIA 256.xx driver
and while many of the respondents didn't get their greatest wishes
answered, the 256.25 beta driver does offer quite a bit of changes
over the previous-generation proprietary NVIDIA driver.
"The NVIDIA 256.25 Beta Linux driver that was just released
yesterday brings many improvements, among which is new GLX protocol
support for many new OpenGL extensions. These extensions added to
their support list include GL_ARB_blend_func_extended,
GL_EXT_separate_shader_objects, GL_NV_explicit_multisample, and
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