Graphics

Nvidia 367.18 Beta Linux Display Driver released – How to install on Ubuntu 16.10

Nvidia team has announced the release of NVIDIA 367.18 Beta Linux Graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with a number of OpenGL bugfix and other fixes to previous version. Nvidia 367.18 Beta changelog Fixed a bug that would cause OpenGL applications to crash when creating a context on one X display connection, then making it current with no associated drawable on another X display connection.

Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3 released

Emil Velikov has announced the release of Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3, which is now available for testing. Mesa is an open-source implementation of the OpenGL specification. OpenGL is a programming library for writing interactive 3D applications. Mesa 11.1.0 3D Graphics Library Release Candidate 3 changelog: i965: fix 64-bit immediates in brw_inst(_set)_bits r600: geometry shader gsvs itemsize workaround r600: rv670 use at least 16es/gs threads r600: workaround empty geom shader.

NVIDIA GeForce 359.12 Hotfix for GTX 860M Graphics Cards released

NVIDIA GeForce 359.12 Hotfix for GTX 860M Graphics Cards was recently released this week and this release comes as a new Hotfix driver that addresses the following issue “Game crashes on certain GeForce GTX 860M notebooks”. While it’s not mentioned by Nvidia in the release notes, it looks like the current drivers fix crashing issues reported on the GTX 960M as well. Based on the responses in the GeForce forums, it does look like the 359.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver released

The new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver has been released for the Linux platform. This version of the AMD Radeon Software Linux Proprietary Graphics Driver is designed to support the following Linux distributions: Distributions supported: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suite 7.2, 7.1, 7.0, 6.7, 6.6, 6.5 Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 14.04.2, 14.04.3, 15.04, 15.10 SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, 12 OpenSuSE 13.

NVIDIA Tesla 354.42 released and available for Download

NVIDIA recently announced the availability of NVIDIA Tesla 354.42 graphics update compatible with several 64-bit Windows platforms, which adds support for the producer’s new high-performance Tesla M4 and M40 GPU models. Regarding compatibility, NVIDIA has provided three downloadable executables: one file suitable for Windows 7 and 8.1 OSes, the other targeted at Windows 10 platforms, and the last compatible with Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 operating systems. Highlights of NVIDIA Tesla 354.

NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability update for Ubuntu OS

It was recently discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly sanitized user mode inputs. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly gain root privileges. What this means in summary is that NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to run programs as an administrator. This vulnerability affects the following drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers-304 nvidia-graphics-drivers-304-updates nvidia-graphics-drivers-340 nvidia-graphics-drivers-340-updates nvidia-graphics-drivers-352 nvidia-graphics-drivers-352-updates vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

Intel Graphics Installer 1.2.1 for Linux released

Intel Graphics Installer 1.2.1 for Linux recently released, is a tool that allows you to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for your Intel graphics hardware. This allows you to stay current with the latest enhancements, optimizations, and fixes to the Intel Graphics Stack to ensure the best user experience with your Intel graphics hardware. The Intel Graphics Installer for Linux is available for the latest version of Ubuntu OS.

NVIDIA 358.13 Linux Graphics Driver Released

Nvidia team has announced the release of NVIDIA 358.13 Linux Graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with a number of bugfix to previous version Nvidia 358.09. NVIDIA 358.13 changelog: Fixed a bug that could cause nvidia-installer to crash when installing from a driver package that has had precompiled kernel interfaces added to it (e.g., by using the “–add-this-kernel” option). Fixed a regression from 358.

GeForce Gamers – Get Ready for New Games (Call of Duty: Black Ops III) and Get a Shot at $100K in Prizes

With the holiday gaming feast approaching this Friday with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Nvidia had kicked off the November-December gaming deluge. GeForce gamers will be Game Ready with today’s release of the latest Game Ready Driver for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. NVIDIA is taking it a step further and committing to GeForce gamers that we will deliver Game Ready driver support on or before launch day for the top titles this holiday season.

NVIDIA 352.30 released as a bugfix

Nvidia team has announced the release of NVIDIA 352.30 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with added support for GeForce 910M, and address various bugs identified since last release. NVIDIA 352.30 changelog Added support for the following GPU: GeForce 910M Fixed a bug that caused poor video post-processing performance in VDPAU when operating on a large number of video streams simultaneously.

MyPaint 1.2.0 Alpha released

MyPaint 1.2.0 is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint comes with a large brush collection including charcoal and ink to emulate real media, but the highly configurable brush engine allows you to experiment with your own brushes and with not-quite-natural painting.

NVIDIA 350.12 Grand Theft Auto V GeForce Game Ready Driver Released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 350.12 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. NVIDIA 350.12 released just in time for the highly anticipated title Grand Theft Auto V, will ensure you have the best possible gaming experience. Grand Theft Auto V is the one of the most anticipated PC releases of 2015, and with the new GeForce Game Ready driver you’ll have optimal performance when playing its explosive single-player, multiplayer, and co-op modes, and when enhancing your game with supported NVIDIA technologies.

Nvidia 349.12 Beta Driver for Linux released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 349.12 beta graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems and its available for download. This release comes with added support for G-SYNC monitors when used together with non-G-SYNC monitors. When G-SYNC is enabled, non-G-SYNC monitors will display with tearing. NVidia 349.12 Beta changelog Fixed a bug that caused nvidia-settings to crash when assigning an attribute whose value is a display ID on a system with multiple X screens.

Krita 2.9 The Kickstarter released

Krita 2.9 recently released, is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. With many powerful brush engines and unique features such as multi­hand, mirrored and wraparound painting, Krita explicitly supports creating illustrations, concept art, storyboards, textures, matte paintings and comic books. Krita 2.9 Kickstarter update Perspective – A simple, but powerful, cousin to the regular transform, with a vanishing point to precisely get the perspective right.

Nvidia 346.47 Driver for Linux released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 346.47 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems has just been released this week and its available for download. This release comes with added support for Quadro K620M; Quadro K2200M; and GeForce GTX 965M. NVidia 346.47 changelog Fixed a bug that could cause rendering corruption in GLX clients using PBOs and/or VBOs when using GLX indirect rendering. Fixed a bug that caused Xinerama layouts which included X screens with ‘Option “UseDisplayDevice” “none”‘ to be represented incorrectly in the nvidia-settings control panel.

Nvidia 340.76 Driver For Linux released

Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 340.76 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems has just been released this week and its available for download. This release comes with minor bugfixes. NVidia 340.76 Release Highlights Fixed a bug that caused frequent AMD-Vi page faults on systems with some AMD 8xx/9xx-series chipsets when used with some NVIDIA GPUs. Fixed a regression that could cause system crashes when terminating the X server on systems with an NVIDIA Quadro SDI Capture card installed.

Nvidia 337.25 Linux Graphics Driver Released

The latest version of NVIDIA 337.25 Graphics driver for Linux has been released and comes with lots of bug fixes and improvements. Most important is the support for NVidia’s most recently released dual-GPU GEFORCE GTX TITAN Z graphics card. This article will guide you on how to install Nvidia 337.25 in Ubuntu Release Highlights Fixed a performance regression when running KDE with desktop effects using the OpenGL compositing backend Fixed a regression that could cause OpenGL rendering corruption on X screens with 30 bit per pixel color Fixed several cosmetic issues in the clock control user interface of nvidia-settings.

Nvidia 337.19 Linux Graphics Driver Released

The latest version of Nvidia Graphics driver for Linux which is Nvidia 337.19 has been released and is available for download. It comes with plenty of fixes and changes. This article will guide you on how to install Nvidia 337.19 Beta in Ubuntu. Release Highlights Fixed a bug causing mode validation to fail for 4K resolutions over HDMI in certain situations. Added nvidia-settings command line controls for over- and under-clocking attributes.

Ubuntu 13.10 Black Screen after installing Nvidia Driver

If you ever run into this issue where your Ubuntu desktop screen goes blank after installing Nvidia drivers/graphics on NON-NVIDIA machine, follow these simple step by step instruction to get your desktop screen back: Steps – Switch to console screen by pressing the following key combination and login Ctrl+Alt+F1 – Run following commands sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia-* sudo reboot

Install Nvidia GeForce 331.67 Driver in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10

I will be showing us how to install the current version of Nvidia GeForce 331.67 driver in Ubuntu using the PPA which is currently up to date. I have successfully installed this on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Fixes: Fixed a bug that could lead to crashes when running Left 4 Dead 2 with threaded optimizations enabled. Updated the makefile for the NVIDIA kernel module to work around a bug in older versions of GNU Make that prevented the NVIDIA kernel module from building correctly.