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Linux Display Driver - AMD64


Linux Graphics Driver Download

Version: 1.0-4499
Operating System: Linux AMD64
Release Date: September 23, 2003

Release Highlights:

  • Now supports for all GeForce FX and Quadro FX products
  • Support for Active Stereo + TwinView
  • Initial support for APM power management
  • Improved OpenGL performance when rendering to multiple buffers (such as when using a stereo visual and rendering to GL_LEFT_AND_RIGHT).
  • Bug fixes since 1.0-4180 (See README for a full list)

Bug fixes since 1.0-4180 (see README file for a full list)

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

File Description GLX Driver File MD5 Sum
GLX Tar File NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-4499.tar.gz cdb026e476483a42bd533e0f1aebca4a

Download Alternatives: FTP1, FTP2

STEP 3B: Download Kernel Driver File

Kernel Supported Kernel Driver File MD5 Sum
Kernel Mode Tar File NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-4499.tar.gz d93786060f3fad675c3fb3bb3460739b

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 4A: Apply patch (on SuSE Linux 9.0)
If installing on SuSE Linux 9.0, please follow the instructions on the SuSE site (

STEP 5: Install
See the README 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