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Linux Display Driver


Linux Graphics Driver Download

Version: 1.0-4349
Operating System: Linux IA32
Release Date: March 31, 2003

Release Highlights:

  • NVIDIA Linux Update
  • GeForce FX and Quadro FX support
  • Support for Red Hat Linux 9, Mandrake Linux 9.1, and SuSE Linux 8.2

To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License and documentation. You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.
NVIDIA Software License
README - Text Version

STEP 2: Download the Driver File
Download -

Note: If you are using SuSE 8.1 or earlier, or if you are using United Linux 1.0, we recommend installing from RPMs built by SuSE.  These are available via ftp. If you install via the .run file, XFree86 configuration with SaX2/YaST2 will not work correctly.

STEP 3: 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 4: Install
Type "sh" to install the driver.
See the README (text) for more detailed 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