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Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver


Version: 71.86.04
Operating System: Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T)
Release Date: January 29, 2008

Release Highlights

  • Improved compatibility with recent versions of X.Org X servers.
  • Improved compatibility with recent Linux 2.6 kernels.
  • Improved compatibility with SELinux systems.
  • Fixed a problem that prevented 32-bit OpenGL applications from running on 64-bit systems.

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: Download the Driver File
Download -

SuSE users: please read the SuSE NVIDIA Installer HOWTO before downloading the driver.

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh" to install the driver. NVIDIA now provides a utility to assist you with configuration of your X config file. Please see Chapter 3 of the README or run 'man nvidia-xconfig' for details on usage. Instructions for those wishing to edit their X config file by hand can also be found in the README.

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 (in English) to

When emailing, please attach an nvidia-bug-report.log, which is generated by running "".