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Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver

Version: 295.20
Release Date: 2012.2.13
Operating System: Linux 64-bit
Language: English (US)
File Size: 55.7 MB

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  • Added support for the following GPU:
    • Tesla X2090
  • Fixed a bug that caused black areas to appear on the back faces of some models in Maya.
  • Fixed a bug that resulted in the printing of spurious loader error messages.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause X to crash after hotplugging displays.
  • Fixed a bug which caused face selections to be misrendered in Maya when using the paint selection tool.
  • Improved performance for interactive tools in Mudbox.
  • Added a "--no-opengl-files" option to nvidia-installer to allow installation of the driver without OpenGL files that might conflict with already installed OpenGL implementations.
  • Split the DFP configuration page in nvidia-settings into multiple tabs, allowing the controls to be displayed on smaller screens.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some OpenGL applications (including desktop environments like KDE and GNOME Shell) to hang.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the internal panel from working on some laptops with GeForce 7 series GPUs.
  • Fixed an OpenGL bug where using display lists on Fermi-based GPUs could result in missing rendering in some cases.
  • Fixed an OpenGL bug that caused incorrect rendering when using framebuffer objects to render to 16-bit color textures with alpha.
  • Fixed two bugs that caused sporadic application crashes in some multi-threaded OpenGL applications.
  • Fixed a bug that caused creating OpenGL 4.2 contexts with glXCreateContextAttribsARB to fail.
  • Fixed a bug that caused OpenGL to print
      Xlib: extension "NV-GLX" missing on display ":0". when used with a non-NVIDIA implementation of the GLX X extension.
  • Implemented color depth 30 (10 bits per component) support for GeForce 8 series and higher GPUs.
  • Implemented support for constraining cursors to the visible regions of connected displays; see the "ConstrainCursor" X Option in the README for details.