Linux Graphics Driver Download
Release Date: 4/3/2002
- GeForce4 and Quadro4 Support (see products supported list)
- OpenGL® 1.3 with NVIDIA extensions
- Compatibility fixes (see the NVIDIA_Changelog installed with the release)
To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:
STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License. You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.
STEP 2: Review Documentation
README - Text Version
STEP 3: Download the Driver
You must download 2 files: a GLX driver file and a kernel driver file. The version of these files must match.
STEP 3A: Download GLX Driver File
An RPM file is provided for your convenience. If your distribution does not support RPM's then please use the tar file. Also a source RPM is provided for those interested.
Download Alternatives: FTP1, FTP2
STEP 3B: Download Kernel Driver File
If you are using one of the distributions listed below you can simply download the appropriate file and install it. If you are using a distribution or kernel version that is not listed, or if you have an updated or non-default kernel, you must build the kernel module. If your distribution does not support RPMs please use the tar file provided. If you are unsure of which file you need please download and run NVchooser.
STEP 4: Check dependencies
The dependencies are listed in the README. It is important to note that the NVIDIA driver set requires XFree version 4.0.1 or greater. If this is not available on your linux distribution, please go to the XFree86 web site (www.xfree86.org).
STEP 5: Install
See the README (text for detailed installation instructions. If you have any questions or problems, please check the linux discussion forum. If you don't find an answer to your question there, you can send email to firstname.lastname@example.org