On May 28th, 2008, NVidia decided to please the Linux world and launched version 173.14.05 of their graphics drivers, which brought preliminary support for X.org Server 1.5 (used in bleeding-edge distributions, such as Fedora 9). A few days ago, they decided to make the Linux users happy again, by releasing yet another bugfix version of their graphics drivers, Nvidia 173.14.09.

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Created by greengrass 9 years 30 weeks ago
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9 years 30 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago


Nice, but is it open source?

A new driver is good, but is this yet another dodgy closed source binaries only distribution? I've had numerous problems with proprietary Nvidia drivers over the last couple of years and so far have stuck with ATI cards. If the driver is open source it can at least be properly supported by the developer community.