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Linux Display Driver - x86


Version: 1.0-9629
Operating System: Linux x86
Release Date: November 7, 2006

Release Highlights

  • Added initial support for GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap.
  • Added new "Display Configuration" page in nvidia-settings.
  • Improved workstation OpenGL performance in Xinerama.
  • Added support for NVIDIA Quadro Plex.
  • Added support for Quad SLI.
  • Improved X driver error recovery.
  • Improved workstation overlay performance.
  • Added SMBus functionality to the Linux/i2c interface.
  • Fixed DFP scaling support.
  • Added support for OpenGL 2.1.
  • Added new "TwinViewXineramaInfoOrder" X configuration option to control the order of display devices when in TwinView.
  • Fixed some problems related to TV Out.
  • Added new NVIDIA logo artwork to nvidia-settings and X driver splashscreen; the X driver splashscreen can now be configured with the new "LogoPath" X configuration option.

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 "".

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