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Linux Display Driver - AMD64


Linux Graphics Driver Download

Version: 1.0-4180
Operating System: Linux AMD64
Release Date: December 11, 2002

Release Highlights:

  • First publicly available Athlon 64 graphics driver
  • OpenGL 1.4 with CineFX architecture support
  • GLX 1.3 support

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 - PDF 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

File Description GLX Driver File MD5 Sum
GLX Tar File NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4180.tar.gz 8fce69148978c023794c7c645a63859b

Download Alternatives: FTP1, FTP2

STEP 3B: Download Kernel Driver File

Kernel Supported Kernel Driver File MD5 Sum
Kernel Mode Tar File NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-4180.tar.gz 5f75fd0504fc0a8a2666c5a2c43e3a97

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 (

STEP 5: Install
See the README (text or PDF) 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